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A)
Kolkata
B)
New Delhi
C)
Mumbai
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (B) - New Delhi

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The Department of Biotechnology, under the Ministry of Science and Technology organized an International Summit on Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) – “Visualizing the Future: New Skylines” at India Habitat centre, New Delhi.
The Summit was organized to encourage the participation of women in STEM field and for developing their career in the field. Renowned women scientists from different countries, who pursue their career in the STEM field addressed the participants and motivated them to pursue their scientific career.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Jasvir Singh
B)
Safin Hasan
C)
Alok Dwivedi
D)
Kumar Munnan Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kumar Munnan Singh

Note : Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020 was announced on the occasion of Subhash Chandra Bose birth anniversary which was celebrated on 23 January 2020.Under the Individual category, the former IPS Shri Kumar Munnan Singh received the award. The award recognized their commendable work in Disaster Management. Munnan Singh received a certificate and a cash prize of Rs.5 lakhs.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
S.A. Bobde
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Ram Nath Kovind
D)
Pinaki Chandra Ghose

Correct Answer : Option (A) - S.A. Bobde

Note : The Chief Justice of India, Mr. Justice S.A. Bobde inaugurated the 79th Foundation Day Celebrations and All India Members' Conference of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) on 24 January in New Delhi. The conference was held from 24-25 January.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Ghaznavi
B)
Ababeel
C)
Harbah
D)
Shaheen-III

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ghaznavi

Note : Ghaznavi is a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, that ranges up to 290 km. The missile has a huge capacity to carry any sort of warheads, including nuclear, and hit the target swiftly. The test was carried out to check the preparedness of the Pakistan Army, in a bid to counter the Indian threat.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
ADB
B)
IMF
C)
World Bank
D)
Bank of China

Correct Answer : Option (C) - World Bank

Note : Government of India and the World Bank signed a $210 million loan agreement for the State of Maharashtra. The loan was aimed to support Agribusiness and Rural Transformation projects in the state. The loan amount from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has a grace period of six years and a maturity period of 13.5 years.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Madhya Pradesh
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Haryana
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra retain Khelo India Youth Games champions trophy in Guwahati with 256 medals including 78 gold.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Kerala
C)
Manipur
D)
Uttarakhand

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

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The Barrier Free Tourism Project implemented by Kerala Tourism in Trissur District has received the special mention honour as “Emerging Global Destination” in UN World Tourism Organisation Global Destination Award 2019.
In March 2019, the Kerala Tourism has launched the barrier free project to make 120 destinations in Kerala disabled friendly. 80 such projects have been implemented and 8 of them are in the district of Trissur. Kerala is the first state to work as per the guidelines issued by UN WTO, on making the destinations disabled friendly.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Naveen Kumar
B)
Kumar Munnan Singh
C)
Vijay Kumar
D)
Sylendra Babu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kumar Munnan Singh

Note :

Kumar Munnan Singh has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020 under the Individual category. Under the Institution category, Disaster Mitigation & Management Centre, Uttarakhand has been selected for the award. Kumar Munnan Singh was the founding member of the National Disaster Management Authority in 2005. He is also lauded for establishing the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), from scratch.
The award is given by the Government of India to recognize the commendable work done by individuals and organisations in the field of disaster management. The award is announced every year on 23rd January which marks the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
United Arab Emirates
B)
Saudi Arabia
C)
Yemen
D)
Oman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Arab Emirates

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The Ministry of Law and Justice recently issued a Gazette Notification, which declared the United Arab Emirates to be a “reciprocating territory” under Section 44A of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908. The notification also declared a list of courts in the UAE to be ‘Superior Courts’ under the same section of CPC.

The orders passed by certain designated courts from a ‘reciprocating territory’ can be implemented in India, as if they were passed in India. Besides UAE, the other countries which were declared as reciprocating territories include United Kingdom, Singapore, Bangladesh, Malaysia and New Zealand among others. The decision is believed to help bring down the time required for executing verdicts between the two countries.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
India
B)
Pakistan
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Myanmar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sri Lanka

Note : Sri Lanka topped on breastfeeding rate according to a new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). The survey was taken among 97 countries globally.

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Published On : July 16, 2021