Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gujarat
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to virtually address the Investor Summit in Gujarat at 11 am on August 13, 2021. The Investor Summit is being organized by the Gujarat government and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to attract investment to set up vehicle scrapping infrastructure under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - SIDBI
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rs 20 lakhs
Note : The Reserve Bank of India has increased the limit for collateral-free loans to Self-Help Groups (SHG) under the DAY-NRLM (Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission) from Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 20 Lakhs.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Saudi Arabia
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health
Note : International Youth Day is celebrated every year on August 12th to focus on youth issues and bring them to the attention of the international community. The theme of the International Youth Day 2021 is "Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health". This will be going to be the main phrase around, which all the events on this day will revolve.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 12th August
Note : The International Youth Day is celebrated and observed every year on 12th August across the world. The day is marked for giving new initiatives and action taken by the youth. Also, on this day, the government and citizens come together to bring attention to the problems faced by the younger generation.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pul-e-Khumri
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Vinesh Phogat
Note : The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) temporarily suspended star wrestler Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline during her Tokyo Olympics campaign. The Wrestling Federation of India issued a notice to Vinesh on August 10, 2021 announcing the temporary ban on three charges, most importantly for a breach of contract. Vinesh Phogat has been given time until August 16 to reply to the notice. Vinesh, who crashed out of the Olympics after losing to Belarus' Vanesa Kaladzinskaya, did not stay at the Olympics village, refused to wear a wrestling singlet with the team sponsor's logo and competed in a singlet with a personal sponsor Nike's logo.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Guinea
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 1.5