The World Bank approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand. Their aim is to improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state. They focus on improving the municipal sector's capacity to provide basic urban services. They invest in urban services such as water supply, drainage, and urban roads.
Which of the following women’s Hockey team has won FIH series finals?
Indian Women's Hockey team won the FIH (Fédération Internationale de Hockey) they defeated Japan 3-1 in the finals held at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium, Japan. Indian team Captain Rani Rampal scored the first goal in the 3rd minute and Gurjit Kaur scored goals at the 45th and 60th minutes.
Who has won French Grand Prix?
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes won the French Grand Prix. It is held in Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France. They secured 187 points. The United Kingdom got an eighth straight win in the year 2019. It was the sixth win of the season . It is 79th of his career.
Who has wrote “Data Sovereignty – The Pursuit of Supremacy?
The book, "Function of Data Sovereignty - The Pursuit of Supremacy' is written by Vinit Goenka, Author, Secretary. He is a member of the Governing Council- CRIS (Centre for Railway Information Systems) and Ministry of Railways. The book focuses on steps and concrete actions required to build highly capable data centers to ensure data security.
Who has become new DG of Coast Guard?
K. Natarajan has been appointed as the next Director General (DG) of the Coast Guard. He will take over Rajendra Singh. Natarajan is currently the ADG of the force’s Western Sea Board, which looks after the maritime boundary from Gujarat to Kerala.
IAF commemorated 20years of Kargil war at which Air Base?
Gwalior Air Base
Kalaikunda Air Base
Sirsa Air Base
Udhampur Air base
Sulur Air Base
IAF commemorated 20 years of Kargil war at Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior Air Base which turned into a war theatre with reforming some of the air operations in 1999. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa was the chief guest of the event. IAF used Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft to re-enact Tiger Hill attack and displayed aircraft used during ‘Operation Vijay’in Gwalior during the event.
Which film bags Shanghai International film award?
None of these
Veyil Marangal(Trees under the sun) have become the first Indian film to won ‘Outstanding Artistic Achievement’ award at the Shanghai International Film Festival. This film is directed by Bijukumar Damodaran. This was the 22nd edition of the Shanghai International Film Festival. The 2018 Shanghai International Film Festival was held from 16 June to 25 June 2018.
Which state hosts International Seed Testing Association(ISTA) congress?
Telangana hosts 32nd edition of the International Seed Testing Association congress. This is the first edition of ISTA congress to be held in Asia. Scientists, policy makers, researchers and members of public and private seed industry from over 80 countries are participating in the congress.
Which state tops the Health rankings in NITI Aayog Report?
Kerala has topped in NITI Aayog’s Health Index followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Also, Haryana, Rajasthan and Jharkhand showed the maximum improvement of health outcomes. The health index has been developed by NITI Aayog, with technical assistance from the World Bank, in consultation with the ministry of health and family welfare.
Which day has been observed as International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?
The United Nations observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The day is celebrated by the United Nations as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse.