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 Q .
How many new Chinese apps have India decided to ban, citing security threats, by February 14, 2022?
A)
36
B)
42
C)
49
D)
54

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 54

Note :

The Government of India will ban 54 more Chinese apps that pose a threat to India's security, informed sources on Monday(14th Feb 2022).
 
"Government of India to ban 54 Chinese apps that pose a threat to India's security," sources said.
 
The 54 Chinese apps include Beauty Camera: Sweet Selfie HD, Beauty Camera - Selfie Camera, Equalizer & Bass Booster, CamCard for SalesForce Ent, Isoland 2: Ashes of Time Lite, Viva Video Editor, Tencent Xriver, Onmyoji Chess, Onmyoji Arena, AppLock, Dual Space Lite.

Source : New Indian Express

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Which state governor launched QR code-based mechanism for certification in India?
A)
Gujarat
B)
Himachal Pradesh
C)
Jammu and Kashmir
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jammu and Kashmir

Note : Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor, Manoj Sinha has launched a QR code-based mechanism for certification and labelling of handmade carpets of the union territory. With the QR-based application, which is the first of its kind in the country, customers can check and verify the authenticity and other requisite details of carpets produced in Jammu and Kashmir, read an official statement from the administration. Manoj Sinha also felicitated UT’s awardees of Handicrafts & Handloom. J&K Handicrafts are repositories of India’s creative traditions that are serving as a cultural expression.

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been re-elected as the President of which nation?
A)
Germany
B)
Finland
C)
Sweden
D)
Denmark

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Germany

Note : Frank-Walter Steinmeier was re-elected as Germany's president on February 13, 2022. He won the second term after a special assembly voted for the veteran politician. He won 77 percent of support.

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Ilker Ayci has been appointed as the new CEO of Air India. He was previously serving as the Chairman of which international airlines?
A)
Turkish Airlines
B)
Emirates
C)
Qatar Airways
D)
Singapore Airlines

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Turkish Airlines

Note : Tata Sons announced on February 14, 2022 that Ilker Ayci has been appointed as the new CEO and MD of Air India. Ilker Ayci was previously serving as the Chairman of Turkish Airlines and was on the board of the company before that. 

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Which state Central Jail has started its own radio channel 'Jail Vaani-FM 18.77'?
A)
Uttar Pradesh
B)
Madhya Pradesh
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Madhya Pradesh

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In Madhya Pradesh, the Central Jail of Indore has started its own radio channel ‘Jail Vaani-FM 18.77’. Through this radio channel, the jail inmates will get to know about the happening in the world. The radio channel will also provide the jail inmates with information on health and social issues.
 
The radio station will act as a medium for prisoners to tell their own stories and also to share their experiences. The aim is to inform jail inmates about what is happening across the world. Jails with such innovative measures adopted for the reform of prisoners will certainly act as correctional institutions.

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Who has been inaugurates new Durbar Hall at Indian Raj Bhavan in Feb 2022?
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Nirmala Sitharaman
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ram Nath Kovind

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President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday(11th Feb 2022) inaugurated the Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan, situated at Malabar Hill. He said transparency is the most important aspect of good governance in a democratic system and the modern concept of the Durbar promotes the same.
 
“The method of connecting with people through the Janata Darbar by the public authorities is becoming popular. Thus, in a new context, this Durbar Hall is a symbol of our new India, new Maharashtra and our vibrant democracy,” said the President.
 
He was speaking at the inaugural event of the Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan. The President is on a three-day visit to the state from Thursday. On Saturday, he is going to visit Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s native village ‘Ambadawe’ in Ratnagiri district on Saturday..

Source : Hindustan Times

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Who is the brand ambassador of agritech app Krishi Network?
A)
Saif Ali Khan
B)
Akshay Kumar
C)
Pankaj Tripathi
D)
Rajkummar Rao

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pankaj Tripathi

Note :

Agritech platform Krishi Network on Thursday(10th Feb 2022) said Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi has invested in the startup. It, however, did not disclose the amount Tripathi has infused in the platform that is connected with at least 30 lakh farmers.
 
The fresh funds will be used to expand its AI-based technology platform across India and grow rapidly, the startup said in a statement.
 
"Coming from a farmer background, I have always believed in supporting initiatives that help farmers with access to information to grow their business," said Tripathi.
 
"Back in my days as a farmer, genuine and correct information always used to be a concern, and seeing how Krishi Network is supporting farmers is commendable," added the actor who will also be their brand ambassador.
 
Founded by IIT Kharagpur alumni Ashish Mishra and Siddhant Bhomia, Krishi Network leverages the growing rural internet penetration to create a platform that eases information accessibility for farmers and enables them to generate higher profits from their land.
 
The platform also has on-boarded agri brands, agri-input merchants, and other stakeholders in the agriculture supply chain.
 
Its app is currently available in Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi and English..

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Which state health minister announced the "Hope Express" to prevent cancer?
A)
Punjab
B)
Karnataka
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maharashtra

Note :

Maharashtra’s Health Minister, Rajesh Tope has announced that “Hope Express” will be launched in the state to prevent cancer. This is the first such machine in India. He was speaking at the launch of a state-of-the-art Mosaic-3D radiation machine at a private hospital in Kolhapur. The State Health Minister also promised to take initiative to start Hope Express in every district of the state through district planning.
 
The State Health Minister also promised to take initiative to start Hope Express in every district of the state through district planning. He also inaugurated the Oncoprime Cancer Center online at the Hattarki Hospital in Gadhinglaj. The centre will benefit patients in rural areas.

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
Who has conducted a first-of-its-kind Hackathon named "Sainya Ranakshetram"?
A)
Indian army
B)
Indian Navy
C)
Indian Air Force
D)
Indian Naval Air Arm

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian army

Note : Indian army has conducted a first-of-its-kind Hackathon named “Sainya Ranakshetram”. The hackathon was conducted in the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow under the overall guidance of the Shimla-based Army Training Command (ARTRAC), one of the seven commands of the Indian Army.

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Published On : February 14, 2022
 Q .
The Government of India has set the target to replace diesel with renewable energy by which year to achieve zero diesel use in the agricultural sector?
A)
2023
B)
2024
C)
2025
D)
2026

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2024

Note : The Union Minister for Power, New and Renewable energy, R K Singh has informed that the Government has planned to replace diesel with renewable source of energy to achieve the target of zero diesel use in the agricultural sector by 2024.

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Published On : February 14, 2022