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A)
LIC Ltd
B)
HDFC Ltd
C)
ICICI Ltd
D)
State Bank of India

Correct Answer :   State Bank of India


The Reserve Bank of India drafted a reconstruction plan of Yes Bank recently. As per the plan, the investor bank shall buy 49% stake in Yes Bank.
Recently, the State Bank of India announced that the executive committee of its central board approved for purchase of 725 Crore shares in YES Bank at a price of Rs 10 per share subject to all regulatory approvals. The shareholding of SBI will remain within 49 per cent of the paid-up capital of YES Bank

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Coal
B)
Iron
C)
Bauxite
D)
Copper

Correct Answer :   Coal


The Rajya Sabha passed ‘The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020’, which proposes amendments to the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 1957 and The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015.
The Lok Sabha had passed this Bill last week and it will come into force after the President’s assent. It seeks to allow companies which do not possess any prior coal mining experience in India to participate in coal auctions. It also seeks to remove the ‘specified end-use criterion’ of the companies.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Uttar Pradesh
B)
Andhra Pradesh
C)
Bihar
D)
Odisha

Correct Answer :   Uttar Pradesh


The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath recently announced that one ‘Arogya Mitra’ each is to be deputed at all Primary health centres in the state to inform people about health-related schemes of the government.
The Chief Minister also ‘Kaushal Satrang’ programme of the Department of Vocational Education and Skill Development and Department of Labour and Employment Exchange. The programme is aimed at generating employment and self-employment opportunities for the youth of the state.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
World Bank
B)
United Nations
C)
World Economic Forum
D)
International Monetary Fund

Correct Answer :   World Economic Forum


The World Economic Forum recently launched a new platform with the support of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to convene the global business community for a collective support for the COVID-19 outbreak.
The newly formed platform is called ”COVID Action Platform” and is open to all businesses and industry groups and other stakeholders including the governments around the globe. This first of its kind platform will integrate the efforts of all the entities in tackling the outbreak together.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
One
B)
Five
C)
Ten
D)
Fifteen

Correct Answer :   Five


World Economic Forum (WEF) released its new list of 115 Young Global Leaders. As per the report, these young global leaders from 52 countries under the age of forty are working in their respective fields to change the world and are called ‘change-makers’.
Five Indians are named in the coveted list including Byju Classes’ founder Byju Raveendran, Zomato’s co-founder Gaurav Gupta, Tara Singh Vachani (CEO of Antara Senior Living), Vinati Mutreja (Managing Director and CEO, Vinati Organics Limited), and Swapan Mehra (CEO, IORA Ecological Solutions).

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Archery
B)
Snooker
C)
Boxing
D)
Golf

Correct Answer :   Golf


Tiger Woods is to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of fame in its class of 2021. He will be eligible for the Hall of Fame in December 2020, once the age of entry was lowered from 50 to 45. Woods has won 15 majors and a joint record 82 times on the PGA Tour. The 44-year-old won the Masters at Augusta in April 2019 for his 15th major.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
ICICI
B)
RBI
C)
ADB
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer :   ADB


Manila-based Asian Development Bank to provide(ADB) USD 200 million to companies manufacturing and distributing medicines, and other items needed to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Maharashtra
C)
New Delhi
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer :   Karnataka


The Karnataka Government launched 'Namaste over Handshake' campaign in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19 (CoronaVirusDisease-19) and advises people to keep a safe distance from one another. The poster also consists of 24/7 toll free health helpline number 104 for public queries on the viral disease.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Microsoft
B)
Google
C)
IBM
D)
TCS

Correct Answer :   Google


Google launched a new Chrome tool that will allow developers to tune their websites for visual impairments like color blindness to help them fix accessibility issues on their sites. The developers can use this feature by launching Google Chrome. The developers can head to the browser's Developer tools. Choose more tools, then select Rendering and Emulate visual deficiencies.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Telangana
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer :   Telangana


The Qutb Shahi Tombs were in news recently, as the United States Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster announced the completion of a US-funded restoration project of the tombs of Taramati and Premamati within the Qutb Shahi Tombs complex.
They are 17th century tombs located in Telangana’s capital city of Hyderabad. In February 2019, the Ambassador had partnered with Aga Khan Foundation and announced a $ 103,000 grant through the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation. In 2014, the tombs received a similar grant for mapping and documenting the place’s structures.

Published On : July 16, 2021