According to the ADB’s latest Asian Development Outlook report, gross domestic product in India will increase by _______ in 2019.
The Asian Development Bank downgraded economic growth forecasts for India and Southeast Asia for 2019 as global risks from trade tensions to Brexit mount. According to the ADB’s latest Asian Development Outlook report, gross domestic product in India will probably increase by 7.2 % in 2019, down from a December forecast of 7.6%. Southeast Asia’s growth estimate was lowered by 0.2 percentage point to 4.9%.
Which of the following country launches the world’s first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks?
South Korea launches the world’s first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks. The system will bring smartphones near-instantaneous connectivity 20 times faster than the existing 4G allowing users to download entire movies in less than a second. It is crucial for the future development of devices ranging from self-driving vehicles that send data traffic to one another in real time, industrial robots, drones and other elements of the Internet of Things.
The Indian Army has successfully built the longest suspension bridge over the Indus River in the Leh-Ladakh region. What is the name of that bridge?
The Indian Army has successfully built the longest suspension bridge ‘Matiri Bridge’ over the Indus River in the Leh-Ladakh region. Built in a record time of 40 days ‘Maitri Bridge’ is longest Suspension Bridge over Indus River. The 260-feet long suspension bridge was built by the combat engineers belonging to the Sahas aur Yogyata regiment of Indian Army’s Fire & Fury Corps.
The book titled ‘Saffron Swords- Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders’ is written by___________.
Monika Kumari Mishra
Manoshi Sinha Rawal
Garuda Prakashan Private Limited is the Indian Publishing company. This company has launched its book ‘Saffron Swords- Centuries of Indic Resistance to Invaders’. Written by Manoshi Sinha Rawal, it is a book on 52 unsung warriors of India from the last 1300 years.
What is the name of Japan's new imperial era which is set to begin on 1 May?
Japan has announced that the name of its new imperial era, set to begin on 1 May, will be ‘Reiwa’, signifying order and harmony. The current era of Japan, Heisei, will end in April. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has addressed the nation to explain its meaning. The name ‘Reiwa’ which consists two Chinese characters, the first meaning ‘good’ or ‘beautiful’ as well as ‘order’ or ‘command’ and the second meaning ‘peace’ or ‘harmony’.
‘Kandhamal Haldi’, a variety of turmeric indigenous to_________, has earned the Geographical indication (GI) tag from Intellectual Property India.
None of these
‘Kandhamal Haldi’, a variety of turmeric indigenous to southern Odisha, has earned the Geographical indication (GI) tag from Intellectual Property India, an organization functioning under the auspices of the Union ministry of commerce & industry. The recognition coincided with the state’s Foundation Day (Utkal Divas). Kandhamal in Odisha’s southern hinterland is famed for its turmeric. The agricultural product also stands out for its healing properties and arresting aroma.
Who among the following has been appointed as the head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar?
The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres announced the appointment of Nicholas Koumjian of the United States as the head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar.International criminal justice lawyer Nicholas Koumjian will serve as the first head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism (IIM) for Myanmar, which was established by the Human Rights Council in September 2018 and welcomed by the UN General Assembly in December 2018.
Who becomes the 1st Indian man to enter top-10 in Squash?
Harinder Pal Sandhu
None of these
Saurav Ghosal became the first Indian male squash player to enter the top 10 in latest Professional Squash Association (PSA) world rankings. Egypt's world champion Ali Farag, meanwhile, maintains his position at the top of the ladder. Indian women squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal had earlier reached top 10 in the world rankings.
NuGen Mobility Summit to be held on which month of 2019?
The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019, at Manesar, NCR, from 27th to 29th November 2019. The objective of the Summit is to share new ideas, learnings, global experiences, innovations and future technology trends for faster adoption, assimilation and development of advanced automotive technologies for a smarter and greener future.
Recently which country joins the International Solar Alliance?
None of these
During the state visit of the President Ram Nath Kovind to Bolivia, Bolivia has signed the framework agreement to join the International Solar Alliance. International Solar Alliance (ISA) aims to provide a common platform to address the specific solar technology deployment needs of the solar resource- rich countries located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.