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- Apple has announced the acquisition of chip-maker Intel”s smartphone modem business for $1 billion.

- Cars24 has received a non-banking finance company (NBFC) licence from the RBI.

- Chandigarh received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) after nearly four decades.



(Q) Pakistan announced that it will send its first astronaut to space in _______ ?

(A) 2022

(Q) Indian Naval Ship _____ arrived at St. Petersburg, Russia on 25 July 2019 to participate in the Russian Navy Day Parade ?

(A) INS Tarkash



World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

World Hepatitis Day provides an opportunity to focus on actions such as :



The Haryana government on 28th July 2017 banned mixing of liquid nitrogen in drinks and food, according to news agency PTI, days after a Delhi man burnt a hole in his stomach after drinking a cocktail containing the chemical.



Baruch Samuel ‘Barry‘ Blumberg (28 July 1925 – 15 April 2011) was an American doctor and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (with Daniel Carleton Gajdusek) for his work on the Hepatitis B virus as an investigator at the NIH,and the President of the American Philosophical Society from 2005 until his death.



Mahasweta Devi (14 January 1926 - 28 July 2016), a colossal figure in Bengali literature and a respected social activist.

In a literary career spanning over half-a-century, she wrote over 120 books.



Francis Harry Compton Crick, OM, FRS (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was an English molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist,

He was the co-discoverer of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953 with James Watson.



Robert Hooke : Applied the Word ‘Cell‘

Robert Hooke FRS ( 28 July [O.S. 18 July] 1635 – 3 March 1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath.



Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (28 July 1954 – 5 March 2013) was a Venezuelan politician and the President of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013.



Otto Hahn, OBE, For Mem RS (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German chemist and pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944 for the discovery and the radiochemical proof of nuclear fission



- 1938 The Pan American Airways flying boat Hawaii Clipper disappeared in the western Pacific Ocean en route from Guam to Manila.

- 1925 Born : Baruch Samuel Blumberg, American physician and geneticist who was awarded the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.



1. EXPIATE (VERB): to rectify

Synonyms: amend, correct Antonyms: worsen, destroy

Example Sentence:

It is better to expiate your mistakes than to find excuses.



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(Q) The standard of living in a country is represented by its ?

(A) Unemployment rate

(B) Poverty Ratio

(C) Per Capital Income

(D) National Income

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