What is the India’s rank at the WEF’s Gender Gap Index 2018?
India has been ranked 108th among 149 countries at the World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap index for year 2018.
Which state government has launched ‘Shiksha Setu’ app to ensure better connectivity with college students?
The Haryana Government has launched ‘Shiksha Setu’ app to ensure better connectivity with college students.
The European Union (EU) has decided to reduce new car emissions by 37.5% by which year?
The European Union (EU) has decided to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from new cars and vans by 2030 despite industry concerns the targets are for now “totally unrealistic”.
Who has been named PETA India's Person of the Year 2018?
Actress Sonam Kapoor has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Person of the Year for 2018 for her animal advocacy efforts.
Nasscom has partnered with which IIT for training workforce in digital skills?
Industry body Nasscom has collaborated with the IIT-Madras for its FutureSkills Platform that is targeted at re-skilling/upskilling 4 million people from the IT-ITeS industry, students entering the workforce and employees of other industries/government on digital skills.
Paisabazaar is partnered with which bank to offer the bank’s home loan product to customers?
State Bank Of India
Karur Vysya Bank
Paisabazaar.com, India’s largest online marketplace for financial products, and Karnataka Bank announced a strategic partnership to offer the bank’s home loan product to customers on the Paisabazaar platform.
Who has been appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the United States of America?
Navtej Singh Sarna
Harsh Vardhan Shringla
The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) appointed Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new Ambassador of India to the United States of America. Shringla is currently serving as the High Commissioner in Bangladesh. He would be succeeding Navtej Singh Sarna.
Who is the author of the book titled “Changing India” ?
Navjot Singh Sidhu
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released his book titled “Changing India” at an event in New Delhi. In the book, the Congress leader narrated his journey from an economist to a politician and shared anecdotes from his life.
Who has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)?
Pranab Kumar Das
Senior bureaucrat Pranab Kumar Das has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), the apex policy-making body for indirect taxes.
Non-banking financial company (NBFC) Capital First has announced the completion of their merger with which bank?
IDFC Bank and non-banking financial company (NBFC) Capital First has announced the completion of their merger, creating a combined loan asset book of Rs 1.03 lakh crore for the merged entity IDFC First Bank. The merged entity to be called IDFC First Bank, subject to shareholders’ approval.