- Question 1: Bhaichung Bhutia is related with...?
Explanation:Veteran footballer Bhaichung Bhutia has resigned from the Trinamool Congress.
He said in a tweet that he has resigned from all the official and political posts of TMC and was no longer associated with any political party.
Bhutia, who joined TMC in 2013, contested from Darjeeling in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. He had lost to BJP's SS Ahluwalia by a margin of nearly 2 lakh votes.
- Question 2: Recently, DRDO has successfully carried out test flight of ___ drone?
Explanation:Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flown it's Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle Rustom 2 at its Aeronautical Test Range at Chalker in Chitradurga district of Karnataka.
The flight assumes significance as this is the first flight in user configuration with higher power engine.
- Question 3: Recently, Health Ministery has launched a viral load test for people living with ...?
Explanation:Health Minister J P Nadda today launched the viral load testing for people living with HIV (PLHIV) in New Delhi.
On the occasion, Mr Nadda said, it is a historic day and viral load test will be a big step forward in treating and monitoring people living with HIV.
- Question 4: ___ has been as named Australia's new deputy prime minister
Explanation: In Australia, Michael McCormack has been elected new Deputy Prime Minister after being selected as the leader of the country's National Party, the junior partner in the country's coalition government.
McCormack replaces former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce who was forced to resign last week amid public anger over an extramarital affair with his former press secretary.
- Question 5: ___ has announced Rs.5 lakh health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers?
Explanation:Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced five lakh rupees health-cum-life insurance scheme for farmers in the state. He said the proposed scheme will be implemented soon.
Addressing the regional conference of Farmers’ Coordination Committees held in Karimnagar yesterday, Mr Rao said the state government will pay the entire premium behalf of the farmer and allocate 500 crore rupees in the coming budget for implementation of the scheme.
- Question 6: National conference on e-Governance will be held in ...?
Explanation:The 21st national conference on e-Governance will be held today and tomorrow in Hyderabad.
The government of India and Telangana Administrative Reforms department are jointly organising the conference with the main theme around- technology for accelerating development.
- Question 7: Financial Intelligence Unit has released a list of around ___ Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), which have been categorized as high-risk financial institutions?
Explanation:The FIU under the Finance Ministry has released the list on its website showing the names of these NBFCs which have been found non-compliant to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act rules.
As per the PMLA, all NBFCs have to appoint a principal officer in the financial institutions and report all suspicious and cash transactions of over ten lakh rupees to the FIU. But, these companies have been found not following this rules as on 31st of January this year.
- Question 8: ___ is a financial instrument for making donations to political parties?
Explanation: The first sale of Electoral Bonds will commence from the 1st of next month for a period of ten days.
The Ministry of Finance said, State Bank of India has been authorized to issue and encash Electoral Bonds initially at its four authorised branches.
- Question 9: Ramkumar Ramanathan is related with...?
Explanation: In Tennis, Ramkumar Ramanathan today achieved his career-best ranking of 133rd position after jumping seven places.
The 23-year-old had earned 12 points for qualifying into the main draw of the ATP Delray Beach Open but had lost in the first round.