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- Aamir Khan launches Mission Shakti sports initiative in Maharashtra.

- Arunachal Pradesh State Home Minister Bamang Felix flagged of 5 Anti-Riot police vehicle, also known as Vajra, from Police Headquarter in Itanagar.

- Forbes reported that the global Big Data software market will have 14% of growth worth $31B in 2019.



(Q) Which day is observed on 7th August ?

(A) National Security Day

(B) National Handloom Day

(C) World Water Day

(D) World Wetland Day



The National Handloom Day is being observed annually on 7 August to honour the handloom weavers in the country and also carter an impetus to India’s handloom industry.



Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941),(sobriquet Gurudev) , was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music , as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.




Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan (born 7 August 1925) is an Indian geneticist and international administrator, renowned for his leading role in India‘s Green Revolution a program under which high-yield varieties of wheat and rice seedlings were planted in the fields of poor farmers.



- 1974 Philippe Petit performed a high wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The wire was stretched at height of 1,368 ft (417 m).

- 1966 Born : Jimmy Wales, American businessman, best known as one of the co-founders of Wikipedia.



1. CIRCUMSPECT (ADJECTIVE): cautious, discreet

Synonyms: careful, prudent

Antonyms: careless, unwise

Example Sentence:

Circumspect doctors avoid recommending wrong medicines to their patients.



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(Q) Who advocated the concept of Panchayati Raj in independent India ?

(A) Mahatma Gandhi

(B) Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar

(C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(D) Jawahar Lal Nehru

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