Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Shri Amit Shah

Explanation : Union Minister of Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah presided over the 49th Foundation Day of Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD) as Chief Guest in New Delhi. Minister of State Shri G. Kishan Reddy. The organization contributing in research and development and modernization of police forces. The main aim is to maintain the relevance of an institution for 50 years.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Explanation : Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Shashi Shanker was honoured with the Distinguished Fellowship of the Institute of Directors (IOD) 2019. He was honoured during the 29th Institute of Directors (IOD) Annual Day Ceremony. The prestigious Fellowship honour was conferred to Shanker in appreciation of his distinguished contribution to business and society. The theme of this year's IOD Annual Day Ceremony was 'Future Boards: Leading Strategy to Embrace Sustainability'.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Janaushadhi Sugam

Explanation : Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched a mobile application "Janaushadhi Sugam" ."Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin" available at only One Rupee per pad.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Santhwana scheme

Explanation : Under the Santhwana scheme, Norka-Roots has already spent around Rs.25 crore in 2018. It provided financial support to NRKs returning to their native place.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Marcus Joseph

Explanation : Marcus Joseph (Gokulam Kerala FC)- Golden Boot and Golden Ball award for top goal scoring and best player category respectively. CK Ubaid (Gokulam Kerala FC)- Golden Glove award for outstanding performance.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Central Vigilance Commission

Explanation : Te Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF) which is a 4 member board headed by former Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin (also former Indian Bank Chief Managing Director(MD)), is constituted by The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to look into bank fraud cases of over 50 crore rupees and above and to take necessary action.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Thailand

Explanation : The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand's. In this conference, India will be represented by Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Air Staff- Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. The conference will provide perspectives on common challenges faced by attending nations and elicit open discussions on the same. The theme for the conference is "Collaboration in a free and Open Indo - Pacific".

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs)

Explanation : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman notified that the Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) will be permitted to use the Aadhaar based bank mandated KYC (Know Your Customer) to avoid repeating the process for the customers. The move will simplify and quicken up the process of availing credit.Background: The government had amended the Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) Act 2002 to allow digital KYC. The amendment clarifies the various modes by which banks and NBFCs can capture the customers' data electronically and also allowed the financial entities to capture full details through eKYC, removing the need to provide the physical documents. It allowed the use of electronic documents besides physical documents to do the KYC Process.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Russia

Explanation : India is in talks with Russia for a wider range of cooperation in the space sector to supply semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India's first human space mission Gaganyaan for the year 2021. According to Roscosmos (Russian state run space corporation), a top level meeting between Russia and India regarding the mission cooperation is likely to be held during the 5th Eastern Economic Forum(EEF) from September 4-6 in Vladivostok, Russia. As per a contract signed on June 27 this year between Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Russian space agency Glavkosmos(part of Roscosmos), 4 Indians are to be trained at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Centre.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FICCI)

Explanation : The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Jitendra Singh has presented 35 Smart Policing Awards, instituted by FICCI(Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) at Homeland Security 2019 Conference, in New Delhi. He also released a compendium on 'Best Practices in Policing' during the event.