Who has been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of the Corporation Bank?
P V Bharathi
K V Kamath
R K Singh
P V Bharathi has been appointed as managing director and chief executive officer of the Corporation Bank. Bharathi is at present Executive Director, Canara Bank. She will replace Jai Kumar Garg.
Who has been bestowed with the Mohammed Rafi Lifetime Achievement Award?
M. S. Subbulakshmi
Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar
Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma
The Mohammed Rafi Award has been bestowed upon late music composer Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and playback singer Usha Timothy.
Kudalkar, of the Laxmikant-Pyarelal duo, was given the Mohammed Rafi Lifetime Achievement Award consisting of 1 lakh rupees and a trophy. Timothy was honoured with the award and 51,000 rupees at a programme held in suburban Bandra.
Which Australian cricketer recently inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame?
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Ponting received his commemorative cap from compatriot ICC Cricket Hall of Famer, Glenn McGrath at the MCG.
Which country has recently decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC)?
Japan has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and will resume commercial whaling in July 2019.
The third Dwijing Festival has begun in which state?
In Assam, the third Dwijing Festival has begun on the bank of Aye river at Chirang district. Around 15 lakh tourists will participate in the festival. Assam PHE minister Rihon Daimary inaugurated the festival in presence of several dignitaries.
Sulagitti Narasamma, who passed away recently, was the renowned social worker of which state?
Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passed away in Bengaluru. She was 98 years old. Narasamma had helped deliver more than 15,000 babies, free of charge, in Krishnapura, a remote village in Pavagada Taluk in Karnataka.
Which union ministry is organizing the 7th National Photography Awards 2019?
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
The photo division of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) is organizing the 7th National Photography Awards in February 2019.
Who has become the India’s new chief boxing coach for men?
C A Kuttappa
Nawaz Hussain Khan
Dronacharya awardee C A Kuttappa has taken over as India’s chief boxing coach at the ongoing national camp. He took over from veteran coach SR Singh at the beginning of the camp. The 39-year-old Kuttappa is credited with shaping some of the country’s most successful boxers such as Vijender Singh, M Suranjoy Singh, and Shiva Thapa, among others.
Which district topped in the Second Delta ranking released by the NITI AAYOG?
The NITI Aayog released the Second Delta ranking for the Aspirational Districts which measures the incremental progress made by them between June 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018, across six developmental areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion, Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure. The Second Delta Ranking was released by Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog.