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A)
September 24
B)
September 25
C)
September 26
D)
September 27

Correct Answer : Option (B) - September 25

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In India, the Antyodaya Diwas is observed every year on September 25, to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. Antyodaya means “uplifting the poorest of the poor” or “rise of the last person”. The day was declared by the Modi Government on September 25, 2014, and officially celebrated since 2015.
 
About Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya :
 
* Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, born in Mathura in 1916 was one of the key leaders of Bharatiya Jana Sangh from which the BJP later emerged. He was the leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh from 1953 to 1968. 

* Deendayal Upadhyaya was a humanist, economist, journalist, philosopher and abled statesman.

* In the 1940s, Deendayal Upadhyaya launched ‘Rashtra Dharma’, a monthly journal, from Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow for spreading the ideology of Hindutva nationalism. Later, he started ‘Panchjanya’, a weekly magazine, and a daily, ‘Swadesh’.

* Deendayal Upadhyaya was introduced to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) by his classmate named Baluji Mahashabde
Deendayal Upadhyaya cleared the civil services examination. He, however, didn’t join the service and became a volunteer of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

 

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
September 22
B)
September 23
C)
September 24
D)
September 25

Correct Answer : Option (D) - September 25

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The World Pharmacist Day is observed on every year September 25. The day has been marked to celebrate and recognise the role of pharmacists in the field of health sector .
 
* International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) first observed the World Pharmacist Day in 1912.
 
* The theme declared for World Pharmacist Day 2021 is “Pharmacy: Always Trusted For Your Health”.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Transforming global health
B)
Safe and effective medicines for all
C)
Pharmacy: Always trusted for your health
D)
Pharmacists are your medicines experts

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pharmacy: Always trusted for your health

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The theme of the world pharmacists day 2021 is “Pharmacy: Always trusted for your health”.
 
There is a strong relationship between trust in healthcare professionals and the health outcomes of patients. The greater satisfaction with treatment proved more beneficial health behaviors with fewer symptoms and improves life quality. Pharmacists and pharmaceutical science are trying to keep the trust of people. For example, during covid-19, health science supports pharmacists’ belief in overcoming medicine shortages, administering vaccines, or expanding other services. Moreover, general people trust pharmacist’s ...

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Janeshwar Mishra
B)
Ram Manohar Lohia
C)
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya
D)
Syama Prasad Mukherjee

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya

Note : In India, the Antyodaya Diwas is observed every year on September 25, to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Leh
B)
Srinagar
C)
Dehradun
D)
Guwahati

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Leh

Note : The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Anurag Thakur inaugurated the first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival, organised at Leh, in Ladakh from September 24 to 28, 2021. The five-days-long film festival has been organised by the administration of Union Territory of Ladakh in collaboration with the Directorate of Film Festivals (DIFF) and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Pankaj Patel
B)
K Kasturirangan
C)
M. G. K. Menon
D)
Manjul Bhargava

Correct Answer : Option (B) - K Kasturirangan

Note : The Union Ministry of Education has formed a 12-member committee to develop new National Curriculum Frameworks (NCFs) for school, early childhood, teacher and adult education. The NCFs serve as a guideline for syllabus, textbook and teaching practices for schools in India. The panel will be headed by K Kasturirangan, former chief of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Chairperson of National Education Policy-2020 (NEP-2020) drafting committee.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Rs 100 crore
B)
Rs 200 crore
C)
Rs 300 crore
D)
Rs 400 crore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 400 crore

Note : The Department of Pharmaceuticals, under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, has notified the “Scheme for Promotion of Medical Device Parks”.Total financial outlay of the scheme is Rs. 400 crore. The tenure of the scheme is five years, from FY 2020-2021 to FY 2024-2025.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Budapest
B)
Dubai
C)
Madrid
D)
San Salvador

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Budapest

Note : A bronze statue of Bitcoin’s anonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto, has been unveiled in Budapest, Hungary. It is the first-ever statue in the world to pay homage to the mysterious cryptocurrency creator.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Sikkim
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh

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The world’s highest electric vehicle charging station has been inaugurated in Kaza village of Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh, India. The electric vehicle charging station is set up at a height of 500 ft. The aim of this initiative is to check vehicular pollution and promote electric vehicles for a clean and green environment in the region. India is gaining good momentum in the electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem.
 
There is a good response for battery-operated small electric vehicles like e-scooter, electric three-wheelers, e-rickshaws, e-carts, and e-bikes in the country. Both battery electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicle technologies are complementary to each other and are all set to overtake fossil-run automotive by 2050 in the country.

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Published On : September 25, 2021
A)
Uri
B)
Bhuj
C)
Shershaah
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Shershaah

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The first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival will begin today, on September 24, 2021 at Leh, Ladakh and go on till September 28, 2021. The 5-day festival will provide a unique opportunity to the local filmmakers to showcase their stories on a wider platform.
 
Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani starrer Shershaah, a movie based on the life of Capt Vikram Batra, will be the opening film of the first-ever Himalayan Film Festival.

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Published On : September 24, 2021