Which Indian think tank organize a FinTech Conclave in New Delhi recently?
Centre for Land Warfare Studies
Centre for Science and Environment
Research Foundation for Governance in India
None of these
NITI Aayog has organized a FinTech Conclave at Dr. Ambedkar International Center, New Delhi. The Conclave was inaugurated by RBI Governor, Shaktikanta Das. The motive of the conference was to shape India’s continued ascendancy in FinTech, build the narrative for future procedure and policy efforts, and to deliberate steps for complete financial inclusion.The Conclave has attributed 300 representatives from the financial space including central ministries, regulators, bankers, startups, service providers and entrepreneurs.Discussions were held on the themes such as Digital Onboarding of Customers/Merchants for Financial Inclusion, Building Financial Products for Millennial India, Emerging Areas of FinTech, Fast Tracking Investments in FinTech Industry and Financial Inclusion of MSMEs.
Name the manufacturer of Chinook helicopters that was recently inducted into Indian Air Force(IAF)?
Lockheed Martin, Washington DC
Boeing, United States
Raytheon, United States
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, India
None of these
On the lines of Indo-US deal inked in September 2015 for the purchase of 15 Chinooks by India, the first four heavy lift CH-47F (I) Chinook helicopters were inducted in the Indian Air Force, at Air Force Station, Chandigarh, in Squadron No 126 Helicopter Flight. These multi-role helicopters will act as life-saver during HADR (humanitarian assistance and disaster relief) missions.Regarded as one of the most modern heavy lift chopper, the payload capacity of Chinook is about 10 tonne, as it is able to lift artillery, vehicles, road construction and engineer equipment as well as troops and supplies to mountainous sectors. It can also lift M-777 ultra-light howitzers of the Indian armed forces.India has purchased 15 Chinooks for $1.5 billion. The delivery of remaining helicopters is expected to be completed by 2023.The manufacturer of Chinook is Boeing Defense, Space & Security, US.
Which online payment system has tied up with US-based e-commerce platform eBay to manage payment option?
None of these
US-based e-commerce platform eBay has partnered with Google to offer Google Pay as a form of payment option in its new “managed payments” plan. The collaboration will enhance customer experience tailored to their personal preferences. The partnership will enable customers with Google Pay accounts to check out without leaving the platform. But it will only be available on products sold by sellers who are participating in the managed payments programme.Earlier, eBay added Apple Pay as a payment method under its managed payments programme.
Name the app launched by Election Commission of Maharashtra for the beneficial of Divyang voters in the state.
RTV(Right to Vote)
None of these
To make voting easier and to implement poll body’s slogan of Accessible Elections, Election Commission has come up with a new mobile application called “PWD” On 25th March 2019 across Maharashtra, for over two lakhs Divyang voters.This mobile app provides information such as the location of voting booth as well as provide special facilities such as wheelchairs, ramps and transport from home for registered Divyang voters during the next month’s Lok Sabha elections.
Which country won the 2019 Badminton Asia mixed team trophy?
The 2nd edition of Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships aka Tong Yun Kai Cup 2019 was held in Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Hong Kong. The championship was organized by Badminton Asia and Hong Kong Badminton Association. China has grabbed the championship by defeating Japan with 3-2. In the mixed doubles, Chinese pair He Jiting and Du Yue has defeated apanese pair Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino by 21-17, 21-17.In the men’s doubles, Yugo Kobayashi and Takuro Hoki of China beat Han Chengkai and Zhou Haodong of Japan by 16-21, 21-18, 21-13.In the women’s doubles, Li Yinhui and Du Yue won for China by beating Ayako Sakuramoto and Yukiko Takahata with 21-16, 21-19.
South Asian singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah passed away at the age of 67 years.She belongs to which country?
On 24th March renowned South Asian singer, Shahnaz Rahmatullah Popularly known as Shahnaz Begum (aged 67 years), passed away at her Baridhara residence Dhaka, Bangladesh after suffering a heart attack. She was born on January 2, 1952, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She was awarded with National Film Awards (best female singer) in 1990 and Ekushey Padak the second highest civilian award in Bangladesh in 1992.
What was the theme of International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2019?
Theme -“Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice”
Theme -“Remember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality”
Theme -“Breaking the Silence, Lest We Forget”
Theme -“Women and Slavery”
None of these
On 25th March 2019, International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade was observed all over the world to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and to honour and to remember people who suffered for the slavery system. The theme for International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2019 was “Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice”.The day was first observed in 2008, which was recognized by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) after adopting a resolution in 2007.