Daily Current Affairs Questions 07-11-2021

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Daily Current Affairs Questions 07-11-2021

1. Which Indian bank has launched the first ‘Video Life Certificate Service’ for pensioners?

Answer – State Bank of India

  • State Bank of India (SBI) has launched the first ‘Video Life Certificate Service’ for pensioners. With this new facility, pensioners will be able to submit their life certificates through video from their homes.
  • According to SBI, this facility is available only to pensioners and the spouse of the pensioner receiving the pension will not be able to use this facility. The process of the Video Life Certificate is paperless and available free of cost.

2. According to a recent NASA study on climate change, which crop will register a 17% increase due to climate change?

Answer – Wheat

  • Climate change could affect corn and wheat production by 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emission scenario, according to a new NASA study published in the journal Nature Food.
  • According to this study, maize crop yields are projected to drop by 24%, while wheat could potentially increase by about 17%. This is due to increases in surface CO2 concentrations from increased temperatures, changes in precipitation patterns, and greenhouse gas emissions.

3. Which country has become the first country in the world to approve the oral tablet ‘Molnupiravir’ for the treatment of symptomatic COVID?

Answer – UK

  • The UK drug regulator has recently approved the first antiviral pill manufactured to treat symptomatic COVID-19.
  • The weak patients suffering from this disease will be given a tablet named Molnupiravir twice a day.

4. With which country India will set up seven additional entry and exit points for trade?

Answer – Bhutan

  • India and Bhutan will have seven additional entry and exit points for trade as part of measures to enhance trade connectivity.
  • These include Nagarkata Land Customs Station, Agartala Land Customs Station, Pandu Port (Guwahati Steamer Ghat), Jogighopa Port, Asian Highway 48 Torsha Tea Garden in India, and Ahle in Bhutan.
  • Trade between India and Bhutan has increased from $484 million in 2014-15 to $1,083 million in 2020-21.

5. ‘Bestu Varas’ is the new year celebrated in which state?

Answer – Gujarat

  • Bestu Varas or Gujarati New Year is celebrated in the month of Kartik of the Hindu calendar.
  • This day is traditionally known as Varsha Pratipada or Bestu Varas.

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