Current Affairs Daily Digest – July 29 2021
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1. Karnataka becomes the 1st state to reserve jobs for transgender persons
Karnataka has become the first state in the country to provide one per cent reservation for the ‘transgender community in all the government services.
The government submitted a report to the High Court in this regard informing that a notification had already been issued after amending the Karnataka Civil Service (General Recruitment) Rule, 1977.
2. Najib Mikati picked as new Lebanon’s prime minister
Billionaire businessman Najib Mikati was appointed as Lebanon’s new prime minister-designate following binding parliamentary consultations with President Michel Aoun.
He ran virtually unopposed, receiving 72 votes, with former ambassador Nawaf Salam receiving just one vote. Forty-two MPs voted blank, and three MPs did not vote at all.
3. Alphabet to launch a new Robotics Company called Intrinsic
Google-parent Alphabet will launch a new robotics company, Intrinsic which will focus on building software for industrial robots. The segment comes out of X, Alphabet’s Moonshot factory that houses futuristic firms such as Waymo, Wing and Verily.
4. International Tiger Day 2021
International Tiger Day which is also known as World Tiger Day is observed annually.This day is observed to create and spread awareness about the dangers faced by the tiger population of the world.
It is very important to focus on the conservation of tigers as they play an important role in maintaining and protecting a balanced ecosystem.
5. Global Education Summit in London
Kenya and United Kingdom are co hosting a Global Education Summit in the city of London with the objective to raise 5 billion USD for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). GPE funds public education in up to 90 territories and countries.
6. Chhattisgarh to launch scheme to provide Rs. 6,000 per year to landless families
The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel announced on July 28, 2021, that the state government will launch Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhoomihin Krishi Majdoor Nyay Yojana under which the landless families will be provided financial assistance of Rs. 6,000 every year.