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A)
Good Energies Foundation
B)
Amercian Energy Foundation
C)
The World Energy Foundation
D)
Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

Correct Answer :   Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation


The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC) with support from Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation is developing a 1st of its kind "Form Based Codes" for the development of railway land.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
$2 million
B)
$5 million
C)
$10 million
D)
$15 million

Correct Answer :   $5 million


The Government of Sri Lanka has pledged to contribute $5 million to the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Corona Emergency Fund proposed by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on March 15, 2020 with an initial grant of $10 million from India to deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
March 5
B)
March 14
C)
March 25
D)
March 29

Correct Answer :   March 25


International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed on 25 March. The day is observed every year. The day provides an opportunity to honour and remember the people who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Hoshiyarpur
B)
New Delhi
C)
Nashik
D)
Mumbai

Correct Answer :   Mumbai


Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has set up India's first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai. A dedicated 100 bedded COVID-19 centre has been established at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai for patients who test positive for COVID-19.Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital has done this in collaboration with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Australia
B)
Japan
C)
China
D)
Canada

Correct Answer :   Canada


The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have been thrown into further doubt after Canada became the first major country to withdraw. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has admitted for the first time that the games could be postponed. The International Olympic Committee is expected to decide the fate of the games in four weeks' time.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
$3.5 million
B)
$4.5 million
C)
$5.5 million
D)
$6 million

Correct Answer :   $3.5 million


The Government of Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan have pledged to contribute $1.5 million, $1 million and $1 million respectively to the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Corona Emergency Fund proposed by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on March 15, 2020 with an initial grant of $10 million from India to deal with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
RBI
B)
SBI
C)
ICICI
D)
HDFC

Correct Answer :   SBI


SBI to provide 0.25% of its annual profit for 2020-21 to fight the coronavirus outbreak in India.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
2.7%
B)
4.1%
C)
5.2%
D)
6.7%

Correct Answer :   5.2%


S&P Global Ratings cuts estimate for India's GDP growth in the fiscal starting April 1 to 5.2% from its earlier estimate of 6.5%.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
World Bank
B)
UNCTAD
C)
SAARC
D)
United Nations

Correct Answer :   SAARC


The South Asia Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Disaster Management Centre has launched a website for information related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. SAARC has launched the website, www.covid19-sdmc.org., in aid to the pandemic.The website will show the number of coronavirus cases in the member states and update the numbers regularly.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
West Bnegal
B)
Bihar
C)
Gujarat
D)
Odisha

Correct Answer :   Odisha


Gahirmatha marine sanctuary and Rushikulya rookery coast in Ganjam district are main Olive Ridley Nesting sites in Odisha. Of these sites, Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is largest rookery (mass nesting site) of Olive Ridley turtles. Olive Ridley is listed as Vulnerable under IUCN Red List.

Published On : July 16, 2021