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A)
Khelo India
B)
Jeeto India
C)
Play in India
D)
Support Sport Academies

Correct Answer :   Khelo India


The Sports Ministry has introduced an incentivisation structure to extend monetary support to 500 private academies, through the Khelo India Scheme over the next four years starting 2020-21. Speaking of the decision, Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said, "It is important for the government to extend support to these institutions so that sporting talent can be groomed even in the most remote areas of the country.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Nityanand Rai
B)
Yashwant Vyas
C)
Anand Nilkanth
D)
Tathagata Bandyopadhyay

Correct Answer :   Yashwant Vyas


'Boskiyana', a new Hindi book on Gulzar, veteran Indian poet-lyricist has been published by Radhakrishna Prakashan. The book portrays the life of Gulzar through his films, poetry, philosophies, lifestyle, likes and dislikes. The 228- page book is edited and compiled by Yashwant Vyas. 'Boskiyana' is the name of the house of Gulzar in Mumbai. The book expresses the personality of Gulzar through detailed conversations and reveals his thoughts and vision of the world. It is a compilation of some of the most defining interviews and conversations of Gulzar from the last 30 years. Yashwant Vyas took 6 years to compile.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Telangana
B)
Kerala
C)
Karnataka
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer :   Karnataka


India's first Sandalwood Museum is being established in Aranya Bhavan in Ashokapuram, Mysuru, Karnataka. The museum is set up by the Regional Forest Department to educate farmers about the significance of cultivation of sandalwood. This will also provide technical support, information on the availability of saplings, marketing facilities, pest control measures, incentives and schemes provided for sandalwood growers by the government.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Male
B)
Tanzania
C)
Djibouti
D)
Somalia

Correct Answer :   Djibouti


India provided 50 Metric Tons of food aid to the citizens of Djibouti as part of its assistance efforts to friendly countries to help them overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Kerala
C)
Gujarat
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer :   Karnataka


The Embassy Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with the education department for developing government schools in Bengaluru(Karnataka). The scope of the MoU is to provide educational resources, infrastructural support and holistic health programmes for 20 government schools at a budget of Rs 15 crore. The pact is valid for two

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
USD 1 million
B)
USD 1.5 million
C)
USD 2 million
D)
USD 2.5 million

Correct Answer :   USD 1 million


India would be contributing USD 1 million to the COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund. This was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 17th ASEAN-India Summit.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
November 12th
B)
November 13th
C)
November 14th
D)
November 15th

Correct Answer :   November 13th


The 5th Ayurveda Day was observed on November 13th, 2020 on the occasion of Dhanteras. The AYUSH Ministry has been observing Ayurveda Day every year since 2016 on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Harley Davidson
B)
Mahindra
C)
Dukati
D)
TATA

Correct Answer :   Harley Davidson


Embarking on a new journey together, Harley-Davidson, Inc. ("Harley-Davidson"), the legendary motorcycle manufacturer and Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest maker of motorcycles and scooters in terms of unit volumes, today announced that the two will ride together in India. Per a distribution agreement, Hero MotoCorp will sell and service Harley-Davidson motorcycles and sell Parts & Accessories and General Merchandise riding gear and apparel through a network of brand-exclusive Harley-Davidson dealers and Hero MotorCorp's existing dealership network in India.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ram
B)
Shiva
C)
Krishna
D)
Vaishno Devi

Correct Answer :   Vaishno Devi


Gold and silver coins in the name of the Vaishno Devi shrine have been released by the Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha.
The coins have been released ahead of Diwali festival. The Vaishno Devi shrine board has decided to make the coin available in Jammu as well as in Delhi.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
NABARD
B)
NITI Aayog
C)
IIT Alumni Council
D)
Reserve Bank of India

Correct Answer :   IIT Alumni Council


The IIT Alumni Council has launched MegaScope, which includes data analysis, testing and genomics to diagnose infections accurately. It would also be used to prescribe personalised medicine.
The MegaScope aims to improve accuracy of testing and predict the disease severity thereby enhancing treatment effectiveness.

Published On : July 19, 2021