The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in _________.
The Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in Lebanon’s capital Beirut. The leaders of many Arab countries took part in the summit aimed to make a joint statement on a 29-item agenda that ranges from discussions on an Arab free trade zone and the economic effect of Syrian refugees on host countries. The economic meeting is a prelude to the actual Arab League summit taking place in Tunisia in March.
Who has won the International Tennis Federation’s 25,000-dollar Women’s tournament in Singapore?
Karman Kaur Thandi
India’s Ankita Raina has won the International Tennis Federation’s 25,000-dollar Women’s tournament in Singapore. In the Final, Ankita defeated top seed Arantxa Rus of the Netherlands, 6-3, 6-2. She toppled four seeded players in the tournament to win her first title of the season and eighth overall.
The world’s oldest man, Masazo Nonaka, has died at the age of 113. He was from_____.
None of these
The world’s oldest man, Masazo Nonaka of Japan, has died at the age of 113. Nonaka, who was officially recognized as the oldest male in the world by Guinness World Records in April 2018, passed away at his home in the north of Japan’s Hokkaido island.
HDFC Standard Life Insurance has changed its name to ___________.
HDFC Life Insurance
HDFC General Insurance
None of these
HDFC Standard Life Insurance has changed its name to HDFC Life Insurance following the receipt of relevant approvals from regulatory authorities. The change in name is effective right off the bat and the company will henceforth operate under the name HDFC Life Insurance Company Ltd. it stated.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet had begun in _________.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet had begun in Davos, Switzerland. The meeting will continue for 5 days. The theme of the event would be ‘Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution’.
Headquarter of HDFC Bank is _______.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426 metre long Diffo Bridge over Chipu River in which state on 18th January 2019?
On 18th January 2019, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426 metres long Diffo Bridge over Chipu River in Lower Dibang Valley District of Arunachal Pradesh. Border Roads Organization (BRO) has constructed the bridge along Indo-China border. The construction of the bridge began in 2011. The total cost to build the bridge was Rs 4,847.83 lakh and was funded by the Union ministry of road transport and highways. The Bridge will make travelling from east part to west part of Arunachal Pradesh very convenient and time saving.
Government approved setting up of Three Naval air Squadrons in Gujarat and _____ to enrich Indian Navy’s overall strength, on 18th January 2019?
On 18th January 2019, Government approved Setting up of Three Naval air Squadrons in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. This Decision is taken to enrich the Indian Navy’s Overall Strength. In addition to this approval Government of India also approved recruitment of ManPower for Dornier Surveillance Squadrons located in Kerala and Andaman Islands. In 2016, contract for procurement of Dornier 228 maritime surveillance aircraft was signed with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The Aircraft would enhance Maritime Domain Awareness of Indian Navy through round the clock sensor based surveillance and provide targeting data in areas of operation to ward off terror and other threats from sea.
Where was the Agri-Vision 2019 conference on ‘envisioning Agro-solutions for smart and Sustainable Agriculture” held on 17th and 18th January 2019?
On 17th January 2019, Vice-President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 2-days Agri-Vision 2019 conference on ‘envisioning Agro-solutions for smart and Sustainable Agriculture” in Hyderabad, Telangana. The conference was concluded on 18th January 2019. The Agro-vision 2019 conference was jointly organized by the Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Cornell University, USA. Vice-Chancellor of PJTSAU, Dr V Praveen Rao chaired a Panel discussion on “Technology in Agri Entrepreneurship: Success stories and experiences from the progressive farmers”.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the appointment of _____ as MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank for a period of three years, on 17th January 2019?
None of these
On 17th January 2019, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) approved the appointment of V Vaidyanathan as MD and CEO of IDFC First Bank for a period of three years. The Tenure of V Vaidyanathan started from 19th December 2019. V Vaidyanathan is the founder and chairman of Capital First. IDFC Bank and non-banking financial company Capital First completed their merger in December 2018 and created a loan asset book of 1.03 Lakh crore for the merged entity IDFC First bank.