Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ram Nath Kovind
Note : The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has conferred the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ for the years 2020 and 2021, on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 08, 2022, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Overall 29 women have been conferred the award for the years 2020 and 2021 in recognition of their outstanding and exceptional work towards the empowerment of women, especially the vulnerable and marginalised.
There were a total of 28 awards which included 14 awards each for the years 2020 and 2021. The award ceremony for the year 2020 could not be held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIT Roorkee
Note : The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has designed and commissioned a supercomputer named “PARAM Ganga”, at IIT Roorkee on March 07, 2022, under Phase II of National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).PARAM Ganga has a supercomputing capacity of 1.66 Petaflops.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 14
Note : The 5th United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) was held on a hybrid format in Nairobi from 28 February to 02 March 2022. The theme for UNEA-5 was “Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”.The assembly concluded with 14 resolutions.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - T Raja Kumar
Note : T Raja Kumar, a Singaporean, has been named president of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the world’s anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing agency. His appointment is for a set two-year term, which begins on July 1. During the FATF plenary, he was chosen to succeed Dr Marcus Pleyer of Germany.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 24x7 Helpline
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Saudi Arabia
Note : Saudi Arabia is not on the list of unfriendly countries approved by the Russian government. The list includes countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. The list includes 22 nations including the United States, United Kingdom and European nations along with Japan, Canada and Australia among others. Saudi Arabia and most of the countries in the Middle East and South Asia including India, Pakistan and China are not on the list.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bhupender Yadav
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Axis Bank and Bharti Airtel