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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
AI
B)
GP
C)
PI
D)
GI

Correct Answer : Option (D) - GI

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The Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) under the Central ministry of commerce has accepted the plea to rename Bihar Makhana as Mithila Makhana and also suggested further amendments in the brand logo to better reflect its origins apart from identifying and protecting the product’s Geographical Indications (GI) rights.The development has put an end to the controversy over the branding of the mithila region’s one of the most famous produce in makhana or fox nut.
 
After assessment of the application for amendment in name, a consultative group of experts and a senior examiner at GIR, Prashanth Kumar S Bhairappanavar, decided that certain post registration conditions will have to be met.
 
A geographical indication (GI) is a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin . Such products with a GI tag are protected under the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.
 
The war over Makhana’s GI tagging started after the Sabour based Bihar Agriculture University (BAU) filed an application on behalf of Purnia based fox nut growers’ association-- also known as the Mithilanchal Makhana Utpadak Sangh (MMUS)-- arguing for naming their produce as Bihar Makhana for the welfare of fox nut growers from the state.

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Published On : December 15, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Gujarath
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maharashtra

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Maharashtra has topped the list of states with maximum number of beneficiaries under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY), followed by Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, Parliament was informed on Monday(13-12-2021).
 
As on December 4, 2021, as many as 6,49,560 beneficiaries were recorded in Maharashtra, followed by Tamil Nadu (5,35,615), Gujarat (4,44,741) and Karnataka (3,07,164), Minister of State for Labour & Employment Rameswar Teli said in written reply to Lok Sabha.
 
In Maharashtra, the beneficiaries have been provided a total of Rs 409.72 crore under the scheme to new employees of 17,524 establishments.
 
In Tamil Nadu, the beneficiaries were provided Rs 300.46 crore under the scheme to new employees of 12,803 establishments till December 4, 2021....

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : December 15, 2021
A)
Ram Nath Kovind
B)
Venkaiah Naidu
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Yogi Adityanath

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Saryu Nahar National Project on 11th December 2021.

The Saryu Canal National Project which will provide assured water for irrigation to over 14 lakh hectares of land and benefit about 29 lakh farmers, mainly in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
 
The project has been completed at a cost of over ₹9,800 crore, out of which more than ₹4,600 crore was provisioned in the last four years.
 

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Published On : December 15, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Chennai
C)
Kolkata
D)
Mumbai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

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"Delhi" Police Commissioner "Rakesh Asthana" on Sunday(12-12-2021) launched an e-learning initiative by the southwest district of the police power to assist educate youths and impart ability coaching to highschool dropouts from the weaker sections of society, officers mentioned.

* The e-learning platform, "Unnati", was launched on the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Auditorium right here underneath the Delhi Police’s flagship scheme ‘YUVA’.
 
* ‘YUVA’ is aimed toward serving to the youth, particularly these from the weaker sections of society, and college dropouts get an training and purchase abilities to understand their desires of a safe future, the officers mentioned.

* Through the e-learning platform, these children will likely be impressed to enrol and select the programme of their selection, they mentioned.

* The ‘Unnati’ portal has a quite simple design. Anyone can study from wherever utilizing a laptop computer, desktop, pill or just a cell phone, they mentioned.

* The platform offers coaching, counselling and placement to trainees. Recordings of dwell classes are additionally out there on-line in case somebody misses a category, the officers mentioned.

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Published On : December 15, 2021
A)
Sweden
B)
Denmark
C)
Switzerland
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Denmark

Note : NITI Aayog, Atal Innovation Mission and the Royal Embassy of Denmark to India together have launched the second edition of water innovation challenges on December 13, 2021 to address the global water woes as a part of the Indo-Danish Bilateral Green Strategic partnership. The water innovation challenges aim to identify innovative and next-gen solutions to solve proposed challenges in collaboration with corporate and public partners. 

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Published On : December 14, 2021
A)
Maldives
B)
Malaysia
C)
Australia
D)
Indonesia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indonesia

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An earthquake of 7.6 magnitude on the Richter scale struck 95km north of Maumere in Indonesia on December 14, 2021, informed United States Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake reportedly struck its region of East Nusa Tenggara, according to the Reuters.

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Published On : December 14, 2021
A)
Madhya Pradesh
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Madhya Pradesh

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In Madhya Pradesh, the first drone fair in the country was organised at Gwalior. Gwalior Drone Mela was organised jointly by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh, and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
 
Addressing the youths and farmers present at the “Drone Mela” in Gwalior, MP Chief Minister (Shivraj Singh Chouhan) said that Madhya Pradesh will be made a leading state by using drone technology. Mr Scindia said that five Drone Schools will be opened in Gwalior, Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Satna in Madhya Pradesh.

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Published On : December 14, 2021
A)
December 17, 2021
B)
December 16, 2021
C)
December 15, 2021
D)
December 14, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 14, 2021

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Geeta Jayanti 2021 was observed on December 14, 2021. Gita Mahotsav is an event centred around the Bhagavad Gita, when it is believed that the Bhagavad Gita was revealed to Arjuna by Krishna in the battlefield of Kurukshetra. 
 
Gita Jayanti is a very important day for Hindus. On this day, the holy book of Hindus, Bhagavad Gita was born, ie Gita Jayanti is the day when Lord Shri Krishna told the Gita to Arjuna. It is celebrated on Shukla Ekadashi on the 11th day of Margashirsha month of the Hindu calendar. The Bhagavad Gita was described by Lord Krishna himself before the Mahabharata war began. It is believed that in the Mahabharata, the seeds of the Pandavas and the Kauravas had decided to go to war even after every possible reconciliation effort.

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Published On : December 14, 2021
A)
December 18, 2021
B)
December 17, 2021
C)
December 16, 2021
D)
December 15, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) - December 16, 2021

Note : Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" will address National Summit on Agro and Food Processing on December 16, 2021. The summit will be organised as a part of Pre-event Vibrant Gujarat Summit to be held in Anand, Gujarat from December 14- 16, 2021.

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Published On : December 14, 2021
A)
Ragu Ram
B)
Gautam Raghavan
C)
Chandra Guptha
D)
Vijay Shekhar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gautam Raghavan

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US President "Joe Biden" has elevated Indian-American political advisor Gautam Raghavan as the head of the White House Office of Presidential Personnel.
 
White House Presidential Personnel Office (PPO), also written as Office of Presidential Personnel, is the White House office tasked with vetting new appointees. The PPO is one of the offices most responsible for assessing candidates to work at or for the White House.

President Biden on Friday(10th Dec 2021) elevated Raghavan, who was currently posted as the PPO Deputy Director, to the key White House post after UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced his intent to appoint Cathy Russell as the next executive director of UNICEF. Russell is currently the head of WH PPO.

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Published On : December 14, 2021