Which former army chief has been appointed as India’s new high commissioner to Seychelles?
Joginder Jaswant Singh
General (Retd.) Dalbir Singh Suhag has been appointed as India's new high commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly.
CPWD constitutes _____ member committee to chart out design policy.
CPWD Constitutes 8-member Committee To Chart Out Design Policy. The Central Works Public Department (CPWD) has constituted an expert committee to formulate a design policy for building construction and infrastructure development. The committee has been set up under the chairmanship of CPWD’s Additional Director General M K Sharma.
Where is the headquarters of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB)?
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has decided to fund the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the National Research Centre on Meat. for research on cell-based meat, which can also be called clean meat or cultured meat. The advantage of cell-based meat is that animals won’t be slaughtered. Cell-based meat is produced through ‘cellular agriculture’. This new method of producing meat shows strong promise of revolutionizing the food system in terms of tackling pressing global issues such as food security, environmental sustainability and animal welfare.The headquarters of CCMB is located at Hyderabad, Telangana.
World Immunization week observed in which month?
The last week of April every year is observed as World Immunisation Week (WIW) in order to promote the use of vaccines for the protection of people of all age-groups against disease. The WIW 2019 observed from 24-30th April, carrying the theme “Protected Together: Vaccines Work”. It was observed for the very first time in 2012.
How many gold medals have India won in Asian Boxing Championship?
India bagged one gold and two silver medals at the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok. Boxer Amit Panghal picked up his second successive gold medal of the year, claiming the top honours in the 52-kilogram category. Panghal defeated Korea’s Kim Inkyu Korea. National champion Deepak Singh and Kavinder Singh Bisht in 56 kg category signed off with silver medals after close losses. Deepak lost to Mirzahmedov of Uzbekistan while Bisht was also defeated by an Uzbek.
Who has won Asian Snooker tour title?
Pankaj Advani, defeated Ehsan Heydari Nezhad of Iran 6-4 to clinch the Asian Snooker Tour title. He had previously bagged the 2nd leg of the Tour in China and was leading the ranking before the final leg of the Tour in Bengaluru.
ABU media summit on climate action and disaster preparedness held in __________.
5th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Media Summit on Climate Action and Disaster Preparedness held in Kathmandu. The theme of the two-day summit was “Media Solutions for Sustainable Future: Saving Lives, Building Resilient Communities”.
Who has won gold in 10M air pistol at ISSF World cup?
Abhishek Verma won the 10m air pistol gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup at Beijing, China. He clinched the top spot with a total score of 242.7. Russia’s Artem Chernousov took silver. His brilliant performance in the Shooting World Cup Final also secured a fifth Olympic quota for India.
Who has won 2019 Tagore Literary Prize?
Bidhan Chandra Singh
None of these
The second edition of Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize was awarded to author Rana Dasgupta for his 2010 novel “Solo’’. The Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for social achievement was awarded to Yohei Sasakawa, for “his incredible efforts to uproot leprosy and great contribution to world peace”.
RBI is going introduce which note in new Mahatma Gandhi series?
The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue Rs.20 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The base colour of the note is Greenish Yellow. The Rs.20 note contains a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi at the centre, with micro letters ‘RBI’, ‘Bharat’, ‘India’ and ’20’ along with RBI Governor’s signature. The dimension of the banknote will be 63 mm x 129 mm. The new denomination has the motif of Ellora Caves on the reverse, depicting the country’s cultural heritage