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India is the first country in Asia to launch a Plastic Pact to promote circular economy for plastics. The pact has by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with which organistaion?
A)
UNEP
B)
UNICEF India
C)
Facebook India
D)
World-Wide Fund for Nature-India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - World-Wide Fund for Nature-India

Note : India has become the first country in Asia to launch a Plastics Pact, a new platform to promote a circular system for plastics. The new platform ‘India Plastic Pact’ is a joint effort of World-Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF India) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and envisions to create a world where plastic is valued and does not pollute the environment.

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Published On : September 5, 2021
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The AtmaNirbhar Krishi Yojna and AtmaNirbhar Bagwani Yojna are the two new schemes launched by which state for the agriculture and horticulture sector farmers?
A)
Gujarat
B)
Haryana
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Arunachal Pradesh

Note : In Arunachal Pradesh, the state government has launched two ambitious schemes related to agriculture and horticulture sector. The scheme for agriculture sector is called ‘AtmaNirbhar Krishi Yojna’. The state government has allocated Rs 60 crore to the scheme.The scheme for horticulture sector is named ‘AtmaNirbhar Bagwani Yojna’. A similar amount of Rs 60 crore has been allocated to this scheme as well.

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Published On : September 5, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the Vice-President of the Asian Squash Federation (ASF) from India?
A)
K.Rajendiran
B)
Major S. Maniam
C)
Cyrus Poncha
D)
Debendranath Sarangi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Cyrus Poncha

Note : Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) Secretary-General, Cyrus Poncha has been unanimously elected as Vice-President of the Asian Squash Federation (ASF) on September 04, 2021, during the 41st annual general meeting of ASF.

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Published On : September 5, 2021
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Who is the Chairperson of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) Sub-Committee?
A)
RBI Governor
B)
Finance Minister
C)
Finance Secretary
D)
RBI Deputy Governor

Correct Answer : Option (A) - RBI Governor

Note : Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 24th meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC). Finance Minister is the chairperson of FSDC. It must be noted that FSDC Sub-Committee is chaired by the Governor, RBI.

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Published On : September 5, 2021
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The 24th meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held recently. Who is the Chairperson of this FSDC?
A)
Prime Minister
B)
Finance Minister
C)
RBI Governor
D)
Finance Secretary

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Finance Minister

Note : Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the 24th meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC). Finance Minister is the chairperson of FSDC. It must be noted that FSDC Sub-Committee is chaired by the Governor, RBI.

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Published On : September 5, 2021
 Q .
Harvinder Singh has become the first ever Indian para athlete to win a medal in _________ event at the Paralympics
A)
Shotput
B)
Archery
C)
Badminton
D)
Discuss Throw

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Archery

Note :

The Indian archer Harvinder Singh has clinched India’s first-ever archery medal(Bronze medal) in Paralympic Games, thereby etching a history in the sport culture.
 
The 31-yr-old archer beat South Korea’s Kim Min Su in the shoot-off to bag India’s 13th medal at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.
 
Marked World No.23, Singh was the first athlete from India to win a gold medal at a major para competition in the 2018 Asian Games.
 
An economics scholar from the Punjabi University, Singh collected three shoot-off wins, commencing with his triumphs in the opening rounds.
 
The Indian responded in perfect aim, and shooting a perfect 10 against Kim’s 8 for a 6-5 (26-24, 27-29, 28-25, 25-25, 26-27) (10-8) win.
 
Harvinder marked his commendable resilience in the individual event by defeating Italy’s Stefano Travisani before winning against Russian Paralympic Committee’s Bato Tsydendorzhiev and Maik Szarszewksi.
 
But, he lost to American Kevin Mather in the semis, and entering for the bronze medal match.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
 Q .
Name the life insurance company which is acquiring the Exide Life Insurance Company for Rs 6,887 crore in a stock and cash deal?
A)
LIC
B)
Max Life Insurance
C)
SBI Life Insurance
D)
HDFC Life Insurance

Correct Answer : Option (D) - HDFC Life Insurance

Note : Private sector life insurer HDFC Life has announced to acquire 100 percent stake in Exide Life Insurance Company in a stock and cash deal, for Rs 6,887 crore. Subsequently, the Exide Life will be merged with HDFC Life, subject to regulatory approvals.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
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Three institutions from India features in top 400 list of Times World University Rankings 2022. Which university has topped the list?
A)
Stanford University
B)
Harvard University
C)
University of Oxford
D)
California Institute of Technology

Correct Answer : Option (C) - University of Oxford

Note : Three Indian educational institutes have found place in the top 400 list of Times World University Rankings 2022, released on September 02, 2021. These are:IISc Bangalore, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar and IIT Indore. Top University- University of Oxford in United Kingdom has topped the list for the sixth consecutive year.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
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Which Indian company has achieved the top rank to win the Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award from among 71 global organisations?
A)
Wipro
B)
HCL Technologies
C)
Larsen & Toubro Technology Services
D)
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Larsen & Toubro Technology Services

Note : Larsen & Toubro Technology Services has been awarded with the “Association for Talent Development (ATD) 2021 BEST Award”, securing the first rank from 71 organisations globally. Apart from this, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a Maharatna CPSU under Ministry of Power, Government of India has also won the 2021 BEST Award, placed at 8th position.

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Published On : September 4, 2021
 Q .
PM Modi virtually addressed the 6th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) recently. Which country was the host of the EEF Summit 2021?
A)
France
B)
Germany
C)
Australia
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia

Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi virtually addressed the plenary session of the 6th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), organised on September 03, 2021 in Vladivostok, Russia. An Indian delegation led by Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Hardeep Singh Puri and comprising leading Indian oil and gas companies are participating in the EEF Summit 2021 in Russia.

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Published On : September 4, 2021