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A)
Pankaj Salodia
B)
Ravinder Kumar
C)
Ashok Kumar Tandon.
D)
Sachidanand Murthy

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ashok Kumar Tandon.

Note : The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has constituted a Committee to look into the existing guidelines of Journalist Welfare Scheme and make appropriate recommendations for changes to the guidelines. The committee will be headed by Prasar Bharati Board Member Ashok Kumar Tandon.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
A)
Indore
B)
Lucknow
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Gandhinagar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gandhinagar

Note :

The Gujarat Government will host 12th Defence Expo-2022 in Gandhinagar next year. This was announced by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani after meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Kevadiya on 02-09-2021. According to official sources, the Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Department of Defence Production and Gujarat Government in this regard. About 100 countries are expected to participate in this biannual event.
 
Defence Expo-2022 will be held in Gandhinagar from 10th to 13th March next year. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has thanked Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for the decision of hosting Defence Expo-2022 in Gujarat. Gujarat Government and Department of Defence Production have signed MoU for providing support for organizing Defense Expo. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the state is the best investment destination and after the Defence Expo-2022, it will be the top investment destination in the Defence sector also. He said that Dholera Special Investment Region has potential of becoming the best destination for Defence Equipment Production Units. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the Defence Expo-2022 will focus on making India Defence manufacturing hub. He said that our aim is to move from Make in India to make for the world.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
A)
China
B)
Russia
C)
Singapore
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (D) - United States

Note : The USA is on top followed by China on second. USA has 396 and China has 277 unicorns.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
A)
JB Mohapatra
B)
Anuja Sarangi
C)
K.M. Prasad
D)
Meera Swarup

Correct Answer : Option (A) - JB Mohapatra

Note : Senior bureaucrat JB Mohapatra, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) office, has been appointed the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) with effect from September 01, 2021.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Mumbai Central
C)
Chandigarh
D)
Chennai Central

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chandigarh

Note : Indian Railways’ Chandigarh Railway Station has been awarded a 5- star 'Eat Right Station' certification by FSSAI for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
A)
Jaguar
B)
Red panda
C)
Kashmir stag
D)
Snow leopard

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Snow leopard

Note : The Union Territory of Ladakh has declared snow leopard (Panther unica) as the new state animal and black-necked crane (Grus nicricollis) as the new state bird.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
A)
Maofeng Shen
B)
Alejandro Prieto
C)
Jonas Classon
D)
Felipe Foncueva

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alejandro Prieto

Note : Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has emerged as the winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
A)
US
B)
Japan
C)
Russia
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (A) - US

Note : The Union Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defence signed a Project Agreement (PA) on July 30, 2021 for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV) under the Joint Working Group Air Systems in the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI).

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Published On : September 3, 2021
A)
UAE, France, Australia
B)
Canada, UK, Australia
C)
UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay
D)
Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay

Note : The New Development Bank (NDB) on September 2, 2021 admitted the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as its new members. The bank has been set up by all the nations that are part of the BRICS bloc.

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Published On : September 3, 2021
A)
100
B)
75
C)
50
D)
25

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 100

Note : The Indian Army signed a contract worth Rs 100 crore with a Bengaluru-based company on September 1, 2021 to procure 100 drones called 'SkyStrikers' to give a major boost to India's arsenal.

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Published On : September 3, 2021