NITI Aayog’s task force on agriculture was headed by? [A]Ramesh Chand [B]Arvind Panagariya [C]M S Swaminathan [D]Bibek Debroy Show Answer Arvind Panagariya NITI Aayog’s task force on agriculture recommended major reforms to address the issue of frequent spurt in crop prices. Major recommendations of the task force include setting up of a unified national agriculture […]
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics is located in which city? [A]Jaipur [B]Chennai [C]Hyderabad [D]Pune Show Answer Pune The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) is located in the Pune University Campus and is part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India. .Recently, Indian astronomers working at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics have […]
What is name of the Indian culture week launched in China, recently? [A]India in Beijing [B]India in Shanghai [C]India in Tianjin [D]India in China Show Answer India in Shanghai An Indian culture week called “India in Shanghai” was inaugurated at China Shanghai International Arts Festival .For the first time in the 17-year history of the […]
What is the deadline to achieve all villages electrification under Deendayal Upadhyaya Grameen Jyoti Yojana ( DDUGJY)?
What is the deadline to achieve all villages electrification under Deendayal Upadhyaya Grameen Jyoti Yojana ( DDUGJY)? [A]31st March 2016 [B]2nd October 2016 [C]31st December 2016 [D]31st March 2017 Show Answer 31st March 2017 Power Ministers of all States and Union Territories have decided to electrify all villages by 31st March 2017 in mission mode […]
Which satellite will be launched by ISRO to study on solar eclipses? [A]Satellite Surya [B]Satellite Aditya [C]Satellite Bhaskara [D]Satellite Agni Show Answer Satellite Aditya The ISRO was planning to launch satellite Aditya to study solar eclipses on continuous basis and also other aspects of the Sun. The satellite will carry as its payload an advanced […]
Which country has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 7th November, 2015?
Which country has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 7th November, 2015? [A]Guinea [B]Liberia [C]Sierra Leone [D]Nigeria Show Answer Sierra Leone World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Sierra Leone as Ebola free on 7th November after 18 months of first reported case in the country. Sierra Leone recorded its first […]
Who ranked first in the Fortune India list of 50 most-powerful businesswomen for 2015? [A]Chanda Kochhar [B]Shikha Sharma [C]Arundhati Bhattacharya [D]Nishi Vasudeva Show Answer Arundhati Bhattacharya According to Fortune India, SBI’s chief Arundhati Bhattacharya remained as the most powerful woman in the Indian business sector. She was followed by ICICI Bank’s Chanda Kochhar, Shikha Sharma […]
INDRA-2015, is the joint military exercise of India with which country? [A]Britain [B]France [C]Russia [D]USA Show Answer Russia Indian and Russian armies are conducting the joint military exercise under the name INDRA-2015 in Bikaner of Rajasthan from 07 November to 20 November 2015. It is the seventh edition in a series of bilateral exercises under […]
Which of the following countries launched the satellite named Yaogan-28? [A]South Korea [B]North Korea [C]Japan [D]China Show Answer China China launched Yaogan-28, a remote sensing satellite from Taiyuan launch site in Shanxi province. Long March-4B rocket carried the satellite into space. It will be used for land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief etc. […]
First international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in which city?
First international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in which city? [A]Jaipur [B]New Delhi [C]Bangalore [D]Panaji Show Answer New Delhi From 1st to 3rd December 2015, first international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) will be held in New Delhi. The festival will be organized to recognise the […]