CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note : The 42nd GST Council meeting chaired by the Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman started via video conferencing. GST Council was unable to come to a consensus on the compensation borrowing options as no final decision was taken at the 42nd meet held on October 5. The next meeting has been scheduled for October 12.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Telangana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Telangana

Note : The Telangana Government on Tuesday signed a tripartite agreement between DET, GIZ India and Siemens India to implement a new initiative, Indo-German Initiative for Technical Education (IGnITE), which focuses on the need of the industry, industry practices and training of trainees in the presence of Labour and Employment Minister Ch Malla Reddy.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
IFFCO
B)
ISLRTC
C)
Reliance
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IFFCO

Note : World's biggest fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) and Prasar Bharati on Monday signed a MoU to broadcast and promote new agriculture technology and innovations. The agreement was signed at a program organised in Prthivi Bhavan, New Delhi.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Singer
B)
Actor
C)
Director
D)
Politician

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Actor

Note : Veteran Bollywood actor, Vishal Anand has passed away. He came to fame with 1976 super-hit song and film 'Chalte Chalte'. His real name was Bhishmam Kohli. He has appeared in 11 Hindi films during his acting careers like Hindustan Ki Kasam and Taxi Driver. Apart from acting, Anand had also directed and produced a few films, including Chalte Chalte.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
HPL
B)
DELL
C)
C-DAC
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - C-DAC

Note : The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will be commissioning India's largest HPC-AI supercomputer 'PARAM Siddhi - AI'. This initiative will place India among the top countries in global AI supercomputing research and innovation. The initiative was headed by Abhishek Das, Scientist and Program Director (HPC-AI Infrastructure Development) at C-DAC, who conceived the idea and designed the architecture for the largest HPC-AI infrastructure in India.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Novels
B)
CBSE
C)
NCERT
D)
Delhi University

Correct Answer : Option (C) - NCERT

Note : According to Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to make educational materials accessible for hearing impaired children. It is a historic decision for people with difficulties in speaking or hearing and will empower differently-abled persons.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Rice
B)
Maize
C)
Wheat
D)
Sorghum

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rice

Note :

The Central Government has paid around Rs. 1082 crore were paid to over 41 thousand farmers for procurement of paddy on Minimum Support Price.
As per the Consumer Affairs Ministry, as on October 10, the cumulative procurement of Paddy in this Kharif Marketing Season is over 5.73 lakh tonnes. Paddy procurement for the 2020-21 year has also commenced across the procuring States.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
France
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bangladesh

Note :

As per the recent press release issued by the Ministry of Defence, two exercises namely Bongosagar and Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) will be held between India and Bangladesh in October first week.
Under the India Bangladesh Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) exercise, both navies will undertake joint patrolling along the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL). The exercises are held as part of Prime Minister’s SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region) initiative.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ministry of Power
B)
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
C)
Ministry of Communication
D)
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Note :

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, NITI Aayog along with Invest India are organising a virtual global symposium ‘India PV EDGE 2020’.
The symposium includes sessions on ‘Modules and Production Equipment’ and ‘Supply Chain’ among others. Around 60 top Indian and global CEOs are expected to attend the event virtually.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
FreeCharge
B)
BharatPe
C)
PhonePe
D)
PayTm

Correct Answer : Option (D) - PayTm

Note :

Digital payments firm Paytm has recently launched a mini-app store, with an aim to support Indian developers. This initiative is seen as a direct challenge to Google in the App store system. The payment app was earlier temporarily removed from Google’s Play Store for violating developer guidelines. Paytm provides listing and distribution of these mini-apps within its application.

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Published On : July 19, 2021