Which game has been nominated for inclusion at 2022 Commonwealth Games?
Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) nominated the inclusion of women's cricket in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which is scheduled to be held in Birmingham, United Kingdom. International Cricket Council (ICC) in partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) presented the compelling case for women's cricket to become part of the Commonwealth Games programme.
India's first water clinic for elephants has opened in which of the following cities?
India has opened its first specialized hydrotherapy treatment centre for elephants suffering from arthiritis, joint pain and foot ailments. It is a collaboration of Uttar Pradesh Forest Department and the NGO,Wildlife SOS.
What was the rank of India among the Top Capital Importing countries by Knight Frank?
Property consultants, Knight Frank in its Capital 2019 report, assigned India with 20th rank among the top Capital Importing countries. Globally, USA was the top Capital Importing country with an investment of $80.89 billion.It also topped the list of Capital exporting countries with an investment of $59.62 billion,followed by Canada with $50.41 billion and Germany with $24.50 billion.
Which country has the highest Data usage per smartphone in the world per month?
As per the Ericsson Mobility Report of June 2019 edition,India’s data usage per smartphone was the highest in the world at 9.8 GB per month up to 31 December,2018. North-East Asia stood at the second place with 7.1 GB per month and North America at third with 7GB. West Asia and Africa region had the lowest data consumption at 3GB per month.
Who has been appointed as India’s representative in the council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)?
None of them
Shefali Juneja, a 1992 batch officer of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), has been appointed to the post of Representative of India in the council of International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada for a period of 3 years. She will replace senior IAS officer Alok Shekhar.
Which of the following states has topped the USGBC list of India's top 10 states for LEED?
Maharashtra bagged the top slot in the second edition of the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) list of India’s top ten states that have maximum numbber of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified green buildings. LEED is a widely used green building rating system. Maharashtra has 334 LEED-certified green buildings, while Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have 232 and 157 buildings, respectively.
Which Indian sports player has won gold in women’s 1500m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019?
None of them
India’s PU Chitra has won gold in women’s 1500m at Folksam Grand Prix 2019 held in Sollentuna, Sweden. Beside her, Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson won the silver in the men’s 1500m clocking 3:39.69s as he finished behind Sweden’s Andreas Almgren (3:39.68s).
What is the name of operation launched by Indian Navy in Gulf of Oman?
Indian Navy launched Operation Sankalp in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to reassure Indian flagged vessels safe transit through the area. INS Chennai and INS Sunayna have been deployed in the region to undertake maritime security operations. In addition, aerial surveillance in the area is also being done by IN aircraft.
What is the amount Government of India plans to raise Income tax limit?
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman may increase the personal income tax exemption limit to Rs 3 lakh of the annual income from the existing Rs 2.5 lakh for salaried class in the upcoming Budget 2019-20. At present, income up to Rs 2.5 lakh is exempt from personal income tax. However, income between Rs 2.5 to 5 lakh attracts 5 per cent tax, while that between Rs 5 to 10 lakh is levied with 20 per cent tax. Income above Rs 10 lakh is taxed at 30 per cent.
Who has won the men’s Asian Snooker Championship?
India’s cueist Pankaj Advani has clinched the 35th men’s Asian Snooker Championship held in Doha. Advani becomes the first player to win the Asian Snooker and World Snooker championships in all formats.