CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
ADB
B)
IMF
C)
AIIB
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ADB

Note :

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it will provide Rs 100 crore loan to Gurgaon-based hospital chain Medanta.
The financial assistance would aid the multi-speciality hospital chain in enhancing healthcare services and medical equipment to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. It also includes staff training programmes on infection control.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
Usha Thorat
B)
N S Vishvanathan
C)
B P Kanungo
D)
Michael D Patra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - N S Vishvanathan

Note :

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an eight-member expert panel to lay down a regulatory road map for urban co-operative banks (UCBs).
The committee will be headed by former deputy governor of RBI, N. S. Vishwanathan. The group will also study the consolidation prospects in the sector. The expert committee has been asked to submit its report within three months.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
Military Tank
B)
Anti-tank guided missile
C)
Scorpene submarine
D)
Supersonic cruise missile

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Scorpene submarine

Note :

The Indian Navy got its third Scorpene submarine, which will be commissioned in Mumbai as INS Karanj. This is a part of the six submarines, which are being constructed under Project 75.
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited has delivered three Scorpene submarines to the Indian Navy named Khanderi, Kalvari and Karanj.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
Rafael Nadal
B)
Novak Djokovic
C)
Roger Federer
D)
Dominic Thiem

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Novak Djokovic

Note : Novak Djokovic's win was his 300th at a Slam, only the second player in history to reach the mark after Roger Federer, on 362.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
Hemant Soren
B)
B S Yediyurappa
C)
Mamata Banerjee
D)
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Correct Answer : Option (D) - YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Note : The Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has been conferred the Skoch Chief Minister of the Year award.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
25 years
B)
20 years
C)
15 years
D)
10 years

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 25 years

Note : Jyotsna Phanija has become the youngest woman to complete Ph.D. and by doing so, she has made a record in her name at the age of 25 years.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
CDRI Lucknow
B)
CSWRI, Avikanagar
C)
Acronym IEG
D)
CESS

Correct Answer : Option (A) - CDRI Lucknow

Note : The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow has established a Common Research and Technology Development Hub (CRTDH) for conducting advanced research.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
AAP
B)
BJP
C)
Congress
D)
CPI(M)

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Congress

Note : Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Captain Satish Sharma passed away in Goa after a brief illness, and suffering from cancer.

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
CITES
B)
Wildlife Crime Control Bureau
C)
United Nations Development Programme
D)
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Wildlife Crime Control Bureau

Note : The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has received the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award-2020 awarded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

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Published On : February 20, 2021
A)
South China Sea
B)
Arctic Ocean
C)
Pacific Ocean
D)
Indian Ocean

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Ocean

Note : The India has joined Iran and Russia in the naval exercise dubbed as "Iran-Russia Maritime Security Belt 2021", which kicked-off in the northern part of the Indian Ocean.

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Published On : February 19, 2021