Q1. Where is the world’s largest indoor theme park opened?
Q2. Which of the following states has the first State in the country to draft its own internal security act?
Q3. Who was appointed as Vice Chancellor of Mumbai-based Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)?
Q4. Who is the brand ambassador for Haryana’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao and Beti Khilao campaign?
Q5. South India’s first Children’s Court was inaugurated in which of the following city?
Q6. Name the Noted Odia poet, who will be honored with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry.
(a) Dr. Hrushikesh Mallick
Q7. In a remarkable public health achievement, which country was certified by WHO on having eliminated malaria, a life-threatening disease which long affected the island country.
Q8. Which among the following online payment system has launched a one-step offline payments mode, called Bubble Pin?
Q9. In which state Nuakhai, the agrarian mass festival was celebrated recently?
Q10. On the occasion of the 55th Teachers’ Day Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital library dedicated to the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in ………….?
Sol. In a sandy suburb beyond Dubai’s concrete jungle and pockets of artificially green spaces, IMG Worlds of Adventure’s boxy exterior belies a 140,000-sq. m air-conditioned cathedral of entertainment teeming with animatronic dinosaurs, roller coasters, Marvel superheroes and Cartoon Network characters.
Sol. The newly drafted Maharashtra Protection of Internal Security Act (MPISA) has proposed setting up of Special Security Zones (SSZ) where movement of arms, explosives, and inflow of unaccounted funds will be prohibited
Sol. Eminent scientist P D Gupta was appointed as Vice Chancellor of Mumbai-based Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI). He has been appointed to the post for five years, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training.
Sol. The honorable CM of Haryana ML Khattar announced that Sakshi Malik will be the face and the brand ambassador of the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign in the state. The program aims to empower the girl child and reduce rates of female foeticide in districts with low child sex ratio. She was also handed over a cheque of Rs 2.5 crore by Mr. Khattar.
Sol. South India’s first Children’s Court was inaugurated in Hyderabad. After Goa and Delhi, Telangana has become the third state to have child-friendly court and sixth in the country. Features like separate waiting rooms for children and a video camera trial for the accused will be available.
Sol. Noted Odia poet Dr Hrushikesh Mallick will be honored with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry. The annual award carrying a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a citation would be conferred on Mallick for his poetry work “Jeje Dekhi Nathiba Bharat”.
Sol.The World Health Organization certified Sri Lanka as a malaria-free nation, in what it called a “truly remarkable” achievement.
Sol.MobiKwik has launched a one-step offline payments mode, called Bubble Pin. This pin is generated on the MobiKwik app when a user clicks on the ‘Pay at store’, and it is valid for 60 seconds. The pin is a combination of alphabets and numbers. To make a payment, the user needs to share this pin with the retailer. The company claims that Bubble pin is designed to make the transaction more secure, considering that no phone number needs to be shared. Users can soon use this functionality in over 25,000 offline stores across India.
Sol.Nuakhai, the agrarian mass festival of western Odisha, is being celebrated. The festival is celebrated to welcome the new rice of the season. It is observed on Panchami tithi, the day after Ganesh Chaturthi. To mark the day, several traditional programs have been organized.
Sol.On the occasion of the 55th Teachers’ Day Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated Asia’s biggest digital library dedicated to the memory of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India, in NIT Silchar. It was the wish of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam during his last visit to the Institute to have a world class library stacked with 1 lakh books and research papers. He also promised he would again visit the Institute if it was accomplished. Unfortunately, his sudden demise could not make it possible. It was the initiative and hard work put up by Prof. N V Deshpande, Director, along with his staff that could make the dream of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam come true