Q1. How many merchant bankers have been appointed by the Government to manage the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of LIC?
Q2. Bank of Baroda has launched its digital banking platform under which name to bring all banking services under one roof?
(a) bob Ahead
(b) bob Now
(c) bob Unite
(d) bob World
Q3. Which institution has topped the overall category ranking of the NIRF India Rankings 2021?
(a) IIT Madras
(b) IISc Bengaluru
(c) AIIMS Delhi
(d) IIT Delhi
Q4. Which day has been observed as the World Suicide Prevention Day annually globally?
(a) 09 September
(b) 08 September
(c) 10 September
(d) 11 September
Q5. Name the MD & CEO of the IDFC First Bank, who has been re-appointed to the post by RBI for further three years.
(a) Shyam Srinivasan
(b) Ravneet Gill
(c) J Packirisamy
(d) V. Vaidyanathan
Q6. BHEL has set up India’s first-ever indigenously designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant in which city?
Q7. Which financial body has approved USD 112 million loan recently to improve water supply infrastructure in Jharkhand?
(a) Asian Development Bank
(b) International Monetary Fund
(c) World Bank
(d) New Development Bank
Q8. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has recently approved how much amount of loan as additional financing to scale up the improvement of rural connectivity in Maharashtra?
(a) USD 150 million
(b) USD 100 million
(c) USD 250 million
(d) USD 300 million
Q9. India’s 1st Emergency Landing Facility on National Highway has been inaugurated in which state?
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Q10. The Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC), Tiruchchirappalli has bagged 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management from_____________.
(a) Competition Commission of India
(b) Indian Chamber of Commerce
(c) Confederation of Indian Industry
(d) Energy and Resources Institute
Q11. Which of the following became the first country in the world to vaccinate toddlers?
Q12. World EV Day is observed on September 9 every year. The first World EV day was observed in_________________.
Q13. President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed _______, governor of Uttarakhand, a post which fell vacant after Baby Rani Maurya tendered her resignation.
(a) Subrata Saha
(b) C.A. Krishnan
(c) Shravan Kumar Patyal
(d) Lt Gen Gurmit Singh
Q14. What is the theme of the World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2021?
(a) Take a minute, change a life
(b) Creating hope through action
(c) 40 seconds of action
(d) Working Together to Prevent Suicide
Q15. Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of the National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL)?
(a) Rohit Sharma
(b) Nirlep Singh Rai
(c) Sandeep Kumar
(d) Shashi Tripathi
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Sol. The government of India has appointed 10 merchant bankers for managing the Initial Public Offering of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The IPO of LIC is likely to be launched in the January-March quarter of 2022.
Sol. Bank of Baroda has announced the launch of its digital banking platform named ‘bob World’. The aim of the platform is to provide all banking services under one roof.
Sol. IIT Madras has topped the overall category ranking of the NIRF India Rankings 2021.
Sol. International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) observes World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) on 10 September every year. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented.
Sol. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted its approval for re-appointment of V. Vaidyanathan as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (‘MD & CEO’) of the IDFC First Bank.
Sol. The first-ever, indigenously designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant, in India has been inaugurated at BHEL R&D centre at Hyderabad. The project was funded by the Department of Science and Technology, which provided a Rs 10 crore grant, at the initiative of NITI Aayog, PMO-India and the Ministry of Coal.
Sol. Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a USD 112 million loan to develop water supply infrastructure and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies (ULBs) for improved service delivery in four towns in the state of Jharkhand.
Sol. The government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a USD 300 million loan as additional financing to scale up the improvement of rural connectivity to help boost the rural economy in the state of Maharashtra.
Sol. Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh and Union Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the Emergency Landing Facility on a National Highway in Rajasthan.
Sol. The Golden Rock Railway Workshop (GOC), Tiruchchirappalli has bagged 22nd National Award for Excellence in Energy Management from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for having adopted and implemented various energy conservation measures.
Sol. Cuba became the first country in the world to vaccinate children from the age of two against Covid-19, using home-grown jabs that are yet to be recognized by the World Health Organization. Several other countries in the world are vaccinating children from the age of 12, and some are conducting trials on younger kids.
Sol. World EV Day is observed on September 9 every year. The day marks the celebration of e-mobility. Special awareness campaigns are organised globally to educate people about the benefits of electric vehicles. World EV Day was an initiative created by sustainability media company Green.TV. The first World EV day was observed in 2020.
Sol. President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Lt Gen Gurmit Singh, who retired as the deputy chief of Army, governor of Uttarakhand, a post which fell vacant after Baby Rani Maurya tendered her resignation.
Sol. The theme for the 2021 World Suicide Prevention Day is “Creating hope through action”.
Sol. State-owned fertiliser firm National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL) has Nirlep Singh Rai has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of the company.