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- DD News(Doordarshan)news channel of India awarded “Champions of Empathy Award” .

- Dr Harsh Vardhan celebrates the 110th Annual Day of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

- Former India player and Andhra Ranji captain, Y. Venugopal Rao has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.



(Q) IIT _______ introduces Smart agricopter for spraying pesticides ?

(A) IIT Madras

(Q) Former RBI Deputy Governor _______ passes away recently ?

(A) Subir Gokarn



World Scout Scarf day is a recent effort to encourage active and former Scouts worldwide to wear their neckerchiefs in public annually on 1 August as a symbol of the Scout promise and the spirit of Scouting.



World Breastfeeding Week which is celebrated annually from 1st August to 7th August in almost all the countries.

The variety of events on breast feeding has been exhibited by many countries, organizations and participants worldwide.



Bal Gangadhar Tilak or ‘Lokmanya Tilak‘,(23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920), born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak.

He was an Indian nationalist, teacher , social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist.



Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), often known simply as Lamarck, was a French naturalist.



- 2004 A disastrous fire occurred at the Ycuá Bolaños V supermarket in Asunción, Paraguay. The final death toll was 394, including nine missing.

- 1997 Died : Sviatoslav Richter, Soviet pianist known for his virtuoso technique. He considered to be one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century.



1. DOWDY (ADJECTIVE): Inelegant

Synonyms: old fashioned, shabby Antonyms: fashionable, stylish

Example Sentence :

With her extraordinary dressing sense she made every other person around her look dowdy.



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(Q) Acids are _______ to taste. ?

(A) sour

(B) Bitter

(C) sweet

(D) none

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