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- 45th G7 Summit begins in Biarritz, France

- Actor Shah Rukh Khan launched heritage postal stamp of Bandra station on the completion of 150 years of the railway station.

- American e-commerce giant is acquiring a 49% stake in a group entity Future Coupons Ltd.



(Q) Which of the following country launched the world’s first floating nuclear reactor ?

(A) Russia

(B) Germany

(C) France



- 1975 Died : Haile Selassie (born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael), Ethiopia‘s regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.

- 1972 Born : Jimmy Pop, American musician and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of Bloodhound Gang.




Synonyms: canny, incisive Antonyms: blunt, obtuse

Example Sentence:

He has an acute mind.



Sir Donald George ‘Don ‘ Bradman , AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as ‘The Don ‘, was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time.



Mukesh Chand Mathur (22 July 1923 – 27 August 1976), better known mononymously as Mukesh or Mukesh Ji, was an Indian playback singer of Hindi movies.



27 August 1859, Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world‘s first commercially successful oil well.

About Titusville, Pennsylvania :

Titusville was a slow-growing community until the 1850s, when petroleum was discovered in the region.



Heinkel He 178 :

The Heinkel He 178 was the world‘s first aircraft to fly under turbojet power, and the first practical jet aircraft.



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