May 17 2020 Current Affairs

17 May, 2020
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  • Question 1: When was National Agriculture Market launched?
  • Explanation:The pan-India electronic agri-produce trading portal, e-NAM has reached milestone of one thousand mandis across 18 States and three Union Territories. Agriculture Ministry said, 38 additional mandis were integrated with the e-NAM platform,
  • Question 2: When was Battle of Haldighati fought?
  • Explanation: May 9 is observed as Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap Singh.
  • Question 3: The Government of India has declared the banking industry as public utility service till....?
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  • Question 4: Name the first Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel, ICGS Sachet in Goa?
  • Explanation:On May 15, 2020, the Indian Coast Guard commissioned the first Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel, ICGS Sachet in Goa.
  • Question 5: How much fund has been earmarked for Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme?
  • Explanation:The scheme will help in promoting indigenous defense capacities of the country especially amongst MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) and startups.
  • Question 6: Union Defence Minister has approved the abolition of 9,304 posts in the military engineering services based on the recommendations of... committee?
  • Explanation: The posts were abolished based on the recommendation of Shekatar Committee
  • Question 7: Defence Ministry has signed MoU with TATA Power to modernize ___ airfields?
  • Explanation:On May 8, 2020, the Ministry of Defence signed a contract with the TATA POWER SED to modernize infrastructure of 37 airfields of Indian Air Force. The cost of the project is estimated to be around Rs 1,200 crore.
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