The 2019 Bharat Ratna award has been bestowed upon former President Pranab Mukherjee. He was which number of president in India?
Pranab Mukherjee served as the 13th President of India from 2012 until 2017. A veteran congressman, Pranab Mukherjee had held various key portfolios like Finance, Defence and External Affairs as Union Minister. He is the outstanding statesman of the present time.
When did India celebrate its 70th Republic Day to honour the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect?
On 26th January 2019,India Celebrated its 70th Republic Day.This Day honour the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26th January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India.On this Occasion,President Ram Nath Kovind Unfurled the Flag with 21 gun Shots in the Background.
Name the South African President who was the Chief Guest of the 70th Republic Day celebrations of India?
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On 26th January 2019,India Celebrated its 70th Republic Day. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa,was the Chief Guest of the 70th Republic Day. This is the second time,South African President is Chief Guest for Republic Day,the first such occasion was held in 1995 when the late Nelson Mandela visited India as the Chief Guest for the Republic day.
Which country signed an Mou with India on recruitment of domestic workers?
The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Kuwait for cooperation on the recruitment of domestic workers. The important aspects of the MoU are:
The MoU will provide a structured framework for cooperation on domestic workers related matters.
It provides for strengthened safeguards for Indian domestic workers including female workers deployed in Kuwait.
Initially valid for five years, it has a provision for automatic renewal.
The MoU also proposes setting up of a joint committee will also be set up to follow up the implementation.
Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) will be held at which city?
Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) will be held at Aundh Military Station and College of Military Engineering, Pune from 18 March to 27 March 2019. The modalities for the IAFTEX were discussed in the conference held between 23-24 January 2019. The conference saw attendance from delegates of Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Uganda, Niger and and Zambia.
PM Narendra Modi what number of museums in Red Fort Complex?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum, Yaad-e-Jallian Museum (museum on the Jallianwala Bagh and World War I), the Museum on 1857- India’s first war of Independence, and Drishyakala-Museum on Indian Art within the Red Fort complex.
What is the India’s rank according to the Bloomberg Innovation Index?
The Bloomberg Innovation Index analyses each country in a range of areas including education, research and development, and manufacturing before coming up with a list of the 60 most innovative countries. The countries are ranked on the basis of their overall ability to innovate considering seven-equal weighted metrics such as research & development intensity, manufacturing value-added, productivity, high-tech density, tertiary efficiency, researcher concentration, patent activity. The ranking of the various countries under the index are: The index is topped by South Korea for the sixth time in a row with a total score of 87.38. South Korea is closely followed by Germany, Finland, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Sweden, U.S., Japan and France in the top 10. The United States has surged back into top 10 this year after it was left behind from the top 10 in 2018 Bloomberg Innovation index. China has jumped three places to 16th rank largely due to the surge in patent activity. India stands at 54th spot in the Bloomberg Innovation Index with a score of 47.93 out of 100.
French company Be-Bound signed an agreement with which Indian company to become partners to provide data connectivity through SMS in areas where there is no Internet connectivity or signal breaks, on 24th January 2019?
BSNL has signed a partnership agreement with the French company Be-Bound to offer data connectivity through SMS in areas where there is no Internet connectivity or signal breaks. The working of technology is explained below:
The SMS based data connectivity will work with the help of a technology embedded in a mobile App.
The app will detect if the user’s area has poor network connectivity. If yes, then the app will send commands to the Be-Bound server.
This commands would be sent send SMS from the user’s account.
Be-Bound server will facilitate SMS based data connectivity after getting a command from the app.
The connectivity is based on SMS sent to and fro between the app and the Be-Bound server.
This technology was first introduced in France and it is also being tested in some of the African countries. In India, BSNL is in talks with some apps to implement the technology.
Where is the headquarters of Defence-Research and Development Organization (DRDO)?
Who is the Chairman and Managing Director of BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)?