Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Cooperation in Weather and Climate Sciences

Explanation : Recently, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a MoU between India and the UK on Cooperation in Weather and Climate Sciences. It also approves MoU between India and Norway for undertaking non-intrusive Geological Surveys and Investigations. Cabinet approves MoU between India and USA to access tip line reports on Missing and Exploited Children. And MoU between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   IFFCO Tokio General Insurance

Explanation : IFFCO Tokio General Insurance launched 'bank locker protector policy', the first stand-alone bank locker cover offered by any insurance company with a plan to protect the contents of a bank locker such as jewelry, title documents, and other valuables. The policy offers a cover against various risks including fire, earthquake, burglary, holdup, infidelity by a bank staff or any act of terrorism. Important documents kept in a locker can also be insured under the policy as an add-on cover. The policy can be sold both as a retail and a group policy for banks.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Deepak Singh

Explanation : National Boxing champion Deepak Singh (49kg) was the only Indian boxer to notch up the gold medal, while five others claimed silver medals in the Makran Cup in Chabahar, Iran. Deepak defeated Jaafar Naseri in the finals. P. Lalitha Prasad (52kg), Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Manish Kaushik (60kg), Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg), Sanjeet (91kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Satish Kumar (+91kg) claimed silver medals.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Thawar Chand Gehlot

Explanation : The 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary was launched by Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thawar Chand Gehlot in New Delhi. The Dictionary was developed by Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) and it included 6 thousand words under different categories such as legal, academic, technical, medical and everyday terms. The First edition of dictionary was launched in March, 2018.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Norway

Explanation : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a MoU between India and Norway for undertaking non-intrusive Geological Surveys and Investigations.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Amaravati, Bhopal, Kurukshetra & Jorhat

Explanation : Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated National Institutes of Design (NID) at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh and Jorhat in Assam through video conference from New Delhi on 22nd February 2019. Both institutes are autonomous institutions under Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The establishment of new NIDs will help produce highly skilled manpower in design which, in turn, will create job opportunities, both direct and indirect, by providing sustainable design interventions for crafts, handloom, rural technology, small, medium and large-scale enterprises and outreach programs for capacity, capability and institution building. The National Design Policy 2007 had recommended setting up design institutes on the lines of NID Ahmedabad in other parts of India to promote design programs. Four new NIDs have been set up in Andhra Pradesh (Amaravati), Assam (Jorhat), Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal) and Haryana (Kurukshetra) with a total outlay of Rs. 434 crore.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   J P Nadda

Explanation : The 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit being held at New Delhi was inaugurated by the Union Health Minister J P Nadda in the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister of Information Technology. The summit provides an opportunity to support governments and health system reformers in improving the health and well-being of their citizens through digital technologies. The Global Digital Health Partnership Summit is being hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP). Global Digital Health Partnership It is a collaboration of governments and territories, government agencies and the World Health Organization It aimed at supporting the effective implementation of digital health services The GDHP was established in February 2018.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Adobe

Explanation : NITI Aayog's Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Adobe signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) to collectively drive the charter of developing creative skills and spreading digital literacy across all Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in India. 100 schools will be adopted by Adobe under the ATL initiative and will be implementing its Digital Disha Program in ATLs, under which free licenses of Adobe Spark premium shall be offered to ATLs.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Mahindra

Explanation : 'Startup Grand Challenge' was also launched,which focus on the issues related to cyber threat, analytics & rural healthcare. The State Bank of India(SBI) & Mahindra Rise will provide mentoring, pilot opportunities & financial support to the winners of this challenge. The startup hub is launched based on the joint statement signed between the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and Invest India.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Brunei

Explanation : India and Brunei signed a pact for the exchange of Information and Assistance in Collection with respect to taxes in order to curb tax evasion and tax avoidance in New Delhi. This agreement will facilitate both the countries to exchange information, including banking and ownership information for tax purposes and will also avail mutual assistance in collection of tax revenue claims.