7th April 2021 | Daily Current Affairs 2021 for Bank Exams | Daily News | Free PDF Download

7th April 2021 | Daily Current Affairs 2021 for Bank Exams | Daily News | Free PDF Download

In this post we have covered most important Current Affairs of 7th April 2021 under 300 words. Download free pdf of current affairs applicable for all bank exams and competitive exams from our telegram channel link.


1.      According to World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021, India ranked 140th out of 156 nations, which makes it one of the worst performers in South Asia.


The WEF’s report is based on four parameter which includes economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment.


Iceland – Rank 1

Finland – Rank 2

Norway – Rank 3


2.      The World Economic outlook report issued by International Monetary fund, expects Indian economy to grow by 12.5% in 2021-22, a percent above from their previous 11.5% forecast.


The re-evaluation was based on India’s stronger COVID recovery plans. However the recent surge in COVID cases have raised questions on the possibility of even attaining double digit growth in 2021-22


3.      Interest Rates (April 2020)


a.      PO Saving account: 4%

b.      PO time deposit (1 year): 5.5%

c.       PO recurring deposit: 5.8%

d.      PO monthly income scheme: 6.6%

e.      NSC VIII issue (5 years): 6.8%

f.        Kisan Vikas Patra: 6.9%

g.       Public Provident Fund (PPF): 7.1%

h.      Senior Citizens Saving Scheme: 7.4%

i.        Sukanya Samriddhi accounts: 7.6%


4.      Fintech startup “Cred” raised $215 million funding from Falcon Edge Capital

Post funding Valuation: $2.2 billion (Enters the Unicorn Club)


5.      Adani Group became third Indian conglomerate to surpass $100 bn market cap.

Only two other Indian conglomerate have reached this milestone: Reliance Industries and Tata Group


6.      China accounts for 75% of bitcoin blockchain operations globally (April 2020)

Bitcoin prices have surged almost eight times in the past year.

Global Cryptocurrency market have recently crossed $2 trillion in market cap


7.      Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, the senior most supreme court judge was appointed as the 48th Chief Justice of India (CJI) on 6th April 2021.


Former CJI: Justice S.A. Bobde


8.      Flipkart ties up with Mahindra Logistics to fulfill its commitment of 100% electric vehicle in its logistics fleet

Mahindra Logistics have launched its own electric delivery brand “EDEL” in December 2020


9.      Tarun Bajaj has been appointed as the Secretary of Department of Revenue on 6th April 2020, shifting him from Department of Economic Affairs



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