Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Japan

Explanation : Japan is planning to invest Rs 13,000 cr in the northeast region of India. Some of the important projects in which Japan will collaborate include Guwahati Water Supply Project and Guwahati Sewage Project in Assam and Northeast Road Network Connectivity Improvement Project spread over Assam and Meghalaya.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Sharad Kumar

Explanation : Sharad Kumar has been named as acting Central Vigilance Commissioner as current (CVC) K V Chowdary completed his tenure at the anti-graft body.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   China

Explanation : China will enter into a trade deal with the United States, as told by US President Donald Trump. Increased tariffs on Chinese products is having an impact on its economy. China will subsidise their product because there is a need to keep people working, so China is going to pay a lot. The US has put 25% tariffs on 250 billion dollars of Chinese goods.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Puducherry

Explanation : R V Janakiraman (79), the former Puducherry Chief Minister and senior Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader, has passed away in Puducherry on 10th June 2019. He began his career as a taxi driver and later went on to become a fleet operator before foraying into politics. He was the Chief Minister between 1996 and 2000, heading the coalition government of DMK and the Tamil Maanila Congress. Mr. Janakiraman became the Chief Minister in 1996 and represented the Nellithope Assembly constituency for five consecutive times.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Portugal

Explanation : India has partnered with Portugal to set up a national maritime heritage museum at the ancient Indian site of Lothal in Gujarat. It is likely to come up on the lines of a similar museum at Lisbon, which is administered by the Portuguese Navy. The Government of India (GoI) has allocated a grant for building the maritime museum and the foundation stone for the project was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March 2019. The project is being implemented by the Ministry of Shipping through its Sagarmala programme, with the involvement of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the State government and other stakeholders.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Novak Djokovic

Explanation : Serbia's Novak Djokovic has topped in the recently released ATP Rankings. Rafael Nadal who has recently won the 12th Roland Garros title is at 2nd position. Austrian Dominic Thiem, whom Nadal beat in final, keeps his fourth place behind Switzerland's Roger Federer. Russian Karen Khachanov jumped two spots into a personal best of ninth rank.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   BharatPe

Explanation : Delhi based Merchant service and UPI payments app, BharatPe have recently appointed Abhishek Singh as its Chief Marketing Officer. Abhishek Singh played an important role in building World's largest furniture retailer IKEA's India setup in August 2018 at Hyderabad,Telangana. He previously worked as a marketing head in IKEA, IPL franchises and Tata Group.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   Kandla Port

Explanation : NDMA is conducting a basic training programme at the Deendayal Port Trust in Kandla, Gujarat, aimed at increasing the awareness and enhancing the preparedness of Seaport Emergency Handlers (SEHs) to respond to CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) threats which emanate at seaports due to arrival, storage and transportation of a large amount of chemical, petrochemical and other CBRN agents.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   AFD-SNCF

Explanation : Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) entered a Tripartite Agreement with French Railways (SNCF) & AFD, a French Agency which will finance up to 7,00,000 EURO, through French National Railways (SNCF)-Hubs and Connexions as a Technical Partner to IRSDC to support the Railway Station Development Program in India, so there will be no financial liability on IRSDC or Indian Railways.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Clearing Corporation of India Limited (CCIL)

Explanation : The trading platforms are developed by the Clearing Corporation of India Limited (CCIL) and are tested by the users. The platform is an extension of CCIL's FX(Forex)-Clear which is used for large-volume interbank trading. It will be available to the users for transactions from early August 2019 and the circular on operational guidelines for the platform will be issued by the end of June 2019.