Name the Indian scientist, who has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO recently?
Soumya Swaminathan, a Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO. As Deputy Director-General Programmes (DDP), she was one of the three DDGs assisting WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Who has appointed as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), the country’s premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research facility?
Ajit Kumar Mohanty
Jagadish Chandra Bose
Distinguished scientist Ajit Kumar Mohanty was appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), the country’s premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research facility. Mohanty has been appointed Director, BARC for a period of three years. He is at present Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics.
National space agency _________________ and CNES sealed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country in May 2019.
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Indian Space Research Organisation
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
Defence Research and Development Organisation
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
National space agency ISRO and its French counterpart CNES sealed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country in May. K.Sivan, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, and Jean-Yves Le Gall, President of CNES of France, signed the agreement in Bengaluru. The two nations will explore putting up a constellation of low-Earth orbiting satellites that will identify and track the movement of ships globally – and in particular, those moving in the Indian Ocean region where France has its Reunion Islands.
Who has appointed as finance secretary in Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance?
Subhash Chandra Garg
Ajay Narayan Jha
Ajit Kumar Mohanty
Bhagwan Lal Sahni
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved designating Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, lAS, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance as Finance Secretary. Former finance secretary Ajay Narayan Jha superannuated on February 28. Garg, 58, a 1983 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, has been working as the Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs since June 2017.
Which company has launched a free app called “Bolo” that parents can download to help primary grade children improve their Hindi and English reading skills?
Google launched a free app called “Bolo” that parents can download to help primary grade children improve their Hindi and English reading skills. Launched in India first, the app is designed to work offline and comes with a built-in reading buddy, “Diya”, who encourages, aids, explains, and corrects the child, as they read aloud.
The traditional and handmade product from __________________ received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Central Government.
Idukki’s The Marayoor Jaggery, the traditional and handmade product from Idukki district of Kerala received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Central Government. The Marayoor jaggery finally managed to get the GI Tag after two years of continuous efforts by the Agricultural Department of the state. The GI tag will provide more windows of opportunity to the traditional sugarcane farmers in Marayoor.
The cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and _________________ on cooperation in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) recently.
The Union Cabinet approved a pact with Germany for cooperation in the field of occupational safety and health. The cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Germany on cooperation in the field of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH). Under the MoU, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) through the International Social Security Association (ISSA) is bringing in know-how to meet the OSH challenges, especially in the construction and manufacturing sector.