- Question 1: Which state is hosting 68th All India Police Athletic Championship?
Explanation:68th All India Police Athletic Championship-2019 began at Bhanu in Panchkula District of Haryana yesterday. Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju declared the meet open at Basic Training Centre of ITBP.
- Question 2: International Women's Day is observed on...?
Explanation:The International Women's Day will be celebrated on 8th of this month. Government has taken series of initiatives to empower women. People are using the #IWD 2020 and #BetiPadhaoDeshBadhao to share uplifting stories in the run up to International Women's Day.
- Question 3: Which of these has launched Program YUVIKA 2020 ?
Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed happiness that Indian Space Research Organisation, ISRO's Young Scientist Programme YUVIKA 2020's registration has gone up to 1 lakh 53 thousand from 74 thousand.
- Question 4: The famous Rangotsav is held in..?
Explanation:The famous Rangotsav began today at Barsana in Mathura, the place which is famous for its colourful holi festivities.
- Question 5: Which city is hosting 35th edition of AAHAR, Food and Hospitality fair?
Explanation:The 35th edition of AAHAR - the Food and Hospitality fair began in New Delhi.
This five-day-long fair is being organized by India Trade Promotion Organisation, ITPO, with support of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Agriculture and Processed Food Products Development Authority and several apex industry associations.
- Question 6: NABARD has infused rupee ___ crore in the rural banking system during current fiscal
Explanation: NABARD has said that 66,397 crore rupees have been given in short-term credit and 6,704 crore rupees in long-term credit to rural cooperative banks. Regional rural banks have availed 14,141 crore rupees in short-term credit and 8,417 crore rupees in long-term credit.
- Question 7: When was Setu Bharatam scheme launched?
Explanation: PICGovernment has envisaged the replacement of all the level crossings on National Highways by Road Over Bridges or Road Under Bridges under the Setu Bharatam scheme. The program is being implemented by Road Transport and Highways Ministry to ensure safe and smooth flow of traffic and reduced road fatalities by 50 percent by 2020.
Launched the Setu Bharatam scheme on 4th March in 2016 for building rail over-bridges or underpasses for safe and seamless travel on National Highways.
- Question 8: Rakhigarhi is a place in....?
Explanation:Rakhigarhi in Haryana will soon emerge as a major tourist destination on the map of India. Situated around 170 kilometres from Delhi, the village is one of the most prominent and largest sites of the Harappan civilisation, popularly known as the Indus Valley Civilisation.
Rakhigarhi hit headlines after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech placed it among five archaeological sites that the Centre proposes to develop as an iconic site. Following announcement, both the Centre and State governments have accelerated the process to make it a major tourist spot.
- Question 9: World Wildlife Day is observed on...?
Explanation:World Wildlife Day is celebrated on the 3rd of March every year to create awareness about the importance of protecting wildlife.
The theme for this year is Sustaining all life on earth.