March 12 2020 Current Affairs

12 Mar, 2020
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  • Question 1: Govt calls for invoking provisions of Epidemic Act ___ to beat COVID-19?
  • Explanation: Health and Family Welfare Special secretary Sanjeeva Kumar said that Government has decided to invoke the provisions of Section 2 of Epidemic Desease Act, 1897 for efficient enforcement of advisories on Novel Coronavirus Disease management, by the State governments. It was decided by the Cabinet Secretary after a meeting with Secretaries of the concerned ministries, representatives from Army and ITBP, yesterday.
  • Question 2: The main national event for International Day of Yoga 2020 will be held...?
  • Explanation: The main national event for the International Day of Yoga will be held at Leh, the capital of Ladakh this year. The event, which is held on the 21st of June every year, will be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • Question 3: Govt has suspended all tourist visas till ____ to contain the spread of novel coronavirus?
  • Explanation:The Centre has suspended all tourist visas till April 15 in a bid to contain spread of novel coronavirus. The suspension will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13 at the port of departure
  • Question 4: Dronavalli Harika is related with which sport?
  • Explanation:Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika was held to a draw by Zhansaya Abdumalik of Kazakhstan in the seventh round of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix chess tournament in Lausanne, Switzerland. She remained on four points, half a point behind two Russians.
  • Question 5: Which state has launched a digital literacy program titled - I am also digital?
  • Explanation: Kerala to launch digital literacy drive 'I am also digital'. The campaign seeks to create public awareness about e-governance.
  • Question 6: Adventures of a Daredevil Democrat, a first-of-its-kind comic book, based on the life and works of....?
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  • Question 7: Which committee has been formed to prepare an investigation manual for the Serious Fraud Investigation Office?
  • Explanation:Corporate affairs secretary Injeti Srinivas said that the helpline was set up was a major step to address the concerns of various claimants.
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