Which Indian railway station has been got ISO Certification from the NGT?
The Guwahati Railway Station has become the first ever railway station in the Indian Railways to get an ISO certification from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for “providing passenger amenities in a clean and green environment.” Many types of ISO certification exist and the one received by Guwahati Railway Station is ISO-14001, the station’s certificate reads ISO 14001: 2015.
According to the World Bank which country is the highest recipient of remittances in 2018?
As per the World Bank Report, India retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending a whopping USD 79 billion back home in 2018. India was followed by China (USD 67 billion) and Mexico (USD 36 billion). The Report was titled as ‘World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief’.
Which of the following IIT has been ranked in the top position according to the HRD’s Nation Ranking of Institutes?
President Ram Nath Kovind has released the national ranking of higher institutes by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) in New Delhi. Indian Institute of Technology Madras topped the rankings while the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore bagged the second rank followed by IIT Delhi.
India and along with which country concludes the joint exercise Mitra Shakti VI?
Started in 2013, exercise Mitra Shakti is in continuation of a series of joint exercises that is conducted annually as part of military diplomacy to enhance cooperation between the armies of India & Sri Lanka. The sixth edition of the joint military training exercise between the Indian Army and the Sri Lankan Army, Exercise Mitra Shakti concluded in Sri Lanka.
Which of the following IIM has been bagged at the top spot according to the NIRF?
IIM Bangalore (IIM-B) has bagged the top spot in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2019 under the Management category. IIM Ahmedabad (IIM-A) bagged the second spot and IIM Calcutta on third. For the awards, the framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind gave away the awards.
Recently HDFC bank has been raised how much crore rupees by issuing bonds?
Private lender HDFC Bank said it is planning to raise up to Rs.50,000 crore this fiscal by issuing bonds on private placement basis. It will raise funds by issuing perpetual debt instruments [part of additional tier I capital], tier II capital bonds and long-term bonds [financing of infrastructure and affordable housing] up to a total amount of Rs.50,000 crore in the period of next 12 months through private placement mode. The bank would consider the proposal on April 20.
Which day is celebrated as the World Homoeopathy Day?
The World Homoeopathy Day 2019 will be celebrated across the world on April 10 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. The Union Ministry of AYUSH organised a two-day convention at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
INS Shakti and along with which INS to visit China to celebrate the 70TH Anniversary of People’s Liberation Army Navy?
The two ships are scheduled to visit Chinese port of Qingdao from 21 to 26 April to participate in an International Fleet Review to celebrate the 70th anniversary of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. INS Kolkata is the lead ship of the Kolkata-class stealth guided-missile destroyers of the Indian Navy. INS Shakti is tanker and supply ship. Over 60 countries would join the commemorative event for the PLA Navy’s 70th founding anniversary on April 23.
Who has been appointed as the chief coach of Indian Men’s Hockey team?
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Hockey India named Graham Reid as the new chief coach of the India men’s hockey team. The 54-year-old will join the team in Bengaluru shortly for the on-going National Camp at Sports Authority of India. Reid has a decorated playing career as the defender and midfielder for the Australian National team and was part of the silver medal winning team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
Which Indian state’s village becomes 1st carbon-positive settlement?
Phayeng Village in Imphal West district of Manipur has become India’s first carbon-positive settlement. A village is given carbon-positive tag if it sequesters more carbon than it emits, slowing accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and mitigating effects of climate change. Phayeng Village is scheduled caste village of the Chakpa community.