Correct Answer : Option (D) - Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities
Note : The theme of Himalayan Diwas/Himalayan Day 2021 is: ‘Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities’.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
Note : Governor of Nagaland – Prof. Jagdish Mukhi (incumbent Governor of Assam also.) He shall discharge the functions of the Governor of Nagaland in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements are made.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - V. Vaidyanathan
Note : 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.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10 September
Note : World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD): observed on 10 September every year since 2003.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Token Service Provider
Note : Token Service Provider (TSP) refers to the entity which tokenizes the actual card credentials and de-tokenizes them whenever required. Earlier only card networks (like VISA, Mastercard) were allowed to act as TSPs. So now banks can act as TSPs.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - bob World
Note : 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.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10
Note : 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.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hyderabad
Note : 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.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Asian Development Bank
Note : 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.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - VG Somani
Note : The Ministry of health and family welfare has constituted an eight-member expert committee for framing new laws for drugs, cosmetics and medical devices and replace the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The committee will be chaired by Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr VG Somani.