World Refugee Day has been observed on which of the following day?
World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. The theme for 2019 World Refugee day is #StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day. The theme expects communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life should take big and small steps in solidarity with refugees.
Which country has launched their 1st satellite?
Sri Lanka’s first ever satellite ‘Raavana-1’, designed and developed by two Sri Lankan engineers, was successfully placed into orbit. It was launched. from International Space Station (ISS) along with two other BIRDS 3 satellites from Japan and Nepal.
India grants how much amount to Nigeria to organize the AU Summit?
India grants USD 15 million assistance to Nigeria for organizing the African Union (AU) summit scheduled to be held in Niamey. This summit is scheduled to be held in Niamey from July 7-8.It is the first time that Nigeria is scheduled to host an AU summit. The assistance in the form of the grant was symbolically handed over to Nigeria's Deputy Foreign Minister by Ambassador of India.
Who has been named as the New Lok Sabha Speaker?
A two-time Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) from Rajasthan’s Kota district, Om Birla was elected as the new Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha. His candidature as the Speaker was supported by all major parties including Congress, All India Trinamul Congress(AITC or TMC), Biju Janata Dal(BJD).
Which of the following country has planned to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2030?
Ireland decided to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 as part of a major strategy to protect the environment. It is one among the 180 measures of the Irish government published in the 'Climate Action Plan'. They plan to have 950,000 electric vehicles on Irish roads supported by a network of charging stations.
Which University got top position among Indian Institution in QS World University Ranking?
In the Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) World University Ranking 2020, The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay emerged as India’s best institution. For the past three years, it has been securing the top position among Indian Institutes. It was followed by IIT Delhi and IISc Bangalore.
What is the name of cryptocurrency launched by Facebook?
Facebook confirmed that it will launch a blockchain-powered stablecoin ‘Libra’ in 2020 through the release of white paper.It will be a form of digital money backed by a reserve of assets. It will be governed by the independent Libra association, headquartered in Geneva,Switzerland.
Where is the HQ of WHO?
Where was the 20th meeting of FSDC held?
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs chaired the 20th Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) held in New Delhi. The FSDC Meeting was also attended by senior officers of the Government of India and the Financial Sector Regulators. The meeting reviewed the current global and domestic economic situation and financial stability issues including those concerning Banking and NBFCs.
Which organisation co-hosts 12th ReCAAP ISC capacity building workshop in New Delhi?
None of these
Indian Coast Guard co-hosted the 12th Capacity Building Workshop in co-operation with the Regional Co-operation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) at Information Sharing Centre(ISC) in New Delhi. It began on 19th June,2019 and will conclude on 20th June,2019. It is organized to deepen knowledge on issues related to piracy and armed robbery.