India has received an invitation from which country to attend the outreach Session at the G-7 Summit?
India has received an invitation from France to attend the outreach Session at the G-7 Summit to be held in France in August 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee.
which of the following university to confer alumni award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar?
Jawaharlal Nehru University will confer the distinguished alumni award to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. Executive Council of the University has approved a proposal in this regard. The two ministers will be awarded during the third convocation of JNU to be held in August this year. Ms. Sitharaman had completed her MA and M Phil degrees while Mr. Jaishankar completed his M Phil and doctoral research form JNU.
Which of the following state to enhance Rythu Bandhu scheme?
The Telangana Government has issued a notification to extend the Rythu Bandhu scheme for 2019-20 while enhancing the amount from Rs 4000 to Rs 5000. The Rythu Bandhu scheme, Telangana CM K Chandrasekar Rao’s pet scheme, is aimed at providing income support to the agriculturists directly to back their crops.
Who has been appointed as secretary to vice president?
Prasta Kumar Singh
Indu Bhusan Pandey
Mahesh Kumar Sharma
I V Subba Rao
None of these
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the continuation of I V Subba Rao as a secretary to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.
Which country’s navy launches extra vigil over terrorists?
Sri Lankan navy has launched extra vigil on its northern seas in wake of media reports that some terrorist elements may have left the country to land on Indian shores. Earlier, several media outlets reported that a group of 15 suspected Islamic State terrorists were fleeing Sri Lanka towards the Kerala Coast. Coastal security has been beefed up across the Kerala coast in wake of reports.
Which of the following country will ban single use plastics from 2021?
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that single-use plastics will be banned in the country from 2021. He declared it a global challenge to phase out the plastic bags, straws and cutlery clogging the world’s oceans. Less than 10% of plastics used in Canada are currently recycled. Each year a million birds and more than 100,000 marine mammals worldwide suffer injury or death by becoming entangled in plastic or ingesting it through the food chain.
Recently, The Union Cabinet has cleared a new bill. What is the name of this bill?
The Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance
Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018
Payment of Wages (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016
New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) Bill, 2019
None of these
The Union Cabinet has cleared the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) Bill, 2019. The Bill provides for setting up of an independent and autonomous body for institutional arbitration. It also aims to acquire and transfer the undertakings of International Centre For Alternative Dispute Resolution to New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) w.e.f 2nd March 2019.
Which of the following country planned to invest Rs. 13000 cr. In Northeast region of India ?
The Government of Japan planned to invest an amount of 205.784 billion Yen equal to Rs 13000 crores to complete new projects in different states of India's North- Eastern region. This decision is disclosed after a meeting held with Minister Jitendra Singh with Japanese delegation led by Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu.
Who launched the e-governance initiatives for ST Welfare schemes?
Shri Arjun Munda Tribal Affairs launched the “e-governance initiatives for ST Welfare schemes”. It is organized by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs. These e-governance initiatives serve their purpose of the betterment of tribal communities across the nation.
What is the rank of India in End of Childhood Index 2019?
According to the 3rd End of Childhood Index Global Childhood Report 2019, India ranked 113 in 176 countries with 769 scores out of 1000. The Index released on May 28, 2019, by 'Save the Children', a United Kingdom (13K) based non-profit organization which works for child rights.
The top 3 countries at this End of Childhood Index are: