Which country will host COP-14 of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCDD) in September 2019?
For the first time ever India will be hosting the 14th session of Conference of Parties (COP-14) of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. It will see participation from at least 5,000 delegates from nearly 197 countries and will be held between September 2 and 14 in Delhi, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said.Ahead of the COP-14, Mr. Javadekar launched a flagship project, part of a larger international initiative called the Bonn Challenge, to enhance India’s capacity for forest landscape restoration (FLR).
Who has been appointed as the new working president of BJP?
J P Nadda
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday appointed former health minister Jagat Prakash Nadda as its working president. The decision was taken at the meeting of the parliamentary board, the highest decision-making body, of the BJP.The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, home minister Amit Shah and defence minister Rajnath Singh, who are all members of the BJP’s parliamentary board.
According to Fitch rating what is India’s growth forecast in 2019 – 20 fiscal?
Fitch on Monday lowered India’s growth forecast to 6.6 per cent for the current fiscal from 6.8 per cent projected earlier, as manufacturing and agriculture sectors showed signs of slowing down over the past year. In its latest Global Economic Outlook, the global rating agency retained its GDP growth forecast for the next fiscal (2020-21) at 7.1 per cent and 7.0 per cent for 2021-22.
Who won won the 119th US Open golf title 2019?
Jeev Milkha Singh
None of these
American Gary Woodland won the 2019 United States Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California Sunday.
The victory secures the 35-year-old's first major career title. Woodland finished 13-under par for the championship, and held off world No. 1 Brooks Koepka in the final round.
The two-time defending champion Koepka finished second.
Which E-com platform is the best place to work in India?
E-com player Amazon India has been rated as the country’s most ‘attractive employer brand,’ as per a Randstad Employer Brand Research.
Microsoft India emerged as the runner-up, followed by Sony India.
The Randstad research this year covered 75% of the global economy with 32 participating countries and more than 2 lakh respondents worldwide.
What is the currency of Egypt?
Who has been appointed chief risk officer Indiabulls Housing Finance?
Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd said it has appointed a chief risk officer and complied with norms of National Housing Bank (NHB), the housing finance sector regulator. Naveen Uppal has been appointed as the CRO and have to report to the vice-chairman, managing director and CEO of the company or the board-constituted risk management committee of the company.
Who has been appointed as the Pakistan ISI Chief?
Qamar Javed Bajwa
Lt General Faiz Hameed is appointed the new director general of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence, the military-led spy agency. He was previously serving as the head of the Counter Intelligence wing in the ISI. Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed replaces Lieutenant Gen Asim Munir, who was appointed to head the ISI only eight months ago.
Amount of penalty charged by DCC on three telecoms for violating their licence agreement is-
The Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the highest decision-making body of Department of Telecom (DoT), has approved levying of penalty on Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Vodafone Idea Ltd. for denial of interconnection to Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. The TRAI had recommended total penalty of Rs. 3,050 crore on three telcoms — Airtel, Vodafone and Idea — in October 2016, for violating their licence agreement and denial of interconnection to newer entrant Reliance Jio.
Who is the Union Minister for Food Processing Industries in India?
Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Ram Vilas Paswan
Ravi Shankar Prasad
Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, recently announced that World Food India 2019 will be held at Vigyan Bhawan and Rajpath Lawns in New Delhi from 1st to 4th November 2019. The announcement was made while Smt. Kaur was chairing a meeting with various stakeholders of World Food India including CEOs of major food processing companies.