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Current Affairs Date: 21 July 2020

  • Madhya Pradesh Governor “Lalji Tandon” passed away.
  • Google Maps will launch end-to-end biking directions feature, including bikeshare information, in 10 cities, These cities are- in U.S -Chicago, New York City, San Francisco Bay Area, Washington DC &  in England- London  & in Mexico- Mexico City,  & in Canada- Montreal,  & in Brazil – Rio De Janeiro, Sao Paulo and in Taiwan- Taipei and New Taipei City.
  • IIT-Madras and the University of Nairobi researchers have used metamaterials (artificial materials and ultrasound) to improve detection of defects in large structures by guided wave ultrasound. These Structures includes buildings, pipelines & rails. This will be helpful to prevent catastrophic failures.
  • Vodafone Idea Ltd. announced eSIM facility for postpaid customer, this will work with apple device, to avail this facility  no physical sim card is required.
  • Zoom Video Communications announced opening of a new technology center in India while Zoom has already one office in Mumbai, two data centers in Mumbai and Hyderabad.