Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pakistan
Note : Pakistan's 19-year-old Shehroze Kashif becomes youngest mountaineer to scale K2(8611 m) After scaling the world’s tallest mountain, the Mount Everest, mountaineer Shehroze Kashif reached the summit of K2, the world’s second highest peak, to become the youngest Pakistani to achieve the feat.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Axis Bank
Note : The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 5 crore on private sector lender Axis Bank. The penalty is for contravention of and non-compliance with certain provisions of directions issued by RBI on ‘Strengthening the Controls of Payment Ecosystem between Sponsor Banks and SCBs/UCBs as a Corporate Customer’, ‘Cyber Security Framework in Banks’, ‘RBI (Financial Services provided by Banks) Directions, 2016’, ‘Financial Inclusion- Access to Banking Services – Basic Savings bank Deposit Account’ and ‘Frauds – Classification and Reporting’.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Garima Greh
Note : The ministry of social justice and empowerment said it is formulating a scheme for the welfare of the transgender persons, wherein setting up of shelter homes — Garima Greh — for destitute and needy transgender persons is included as one of the components.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1 crore
Note : Paytm Payments Bank has become the first bank in the country to achieve the milestone of issuing 1 crore (10 million) FASTags.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Karnataka
Note : Karnataka has become the first state in the country to provide 1% reservation for the 'transgender' community in all the government services. The government submitted a report to the High Court in this regard informing that a notification had already been issued after amending the Karnataka Civil Service (General Recruitment) Rule, 1977.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - West Bengal
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Akash Air
Note : India’s billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has announced to launch his own ultra-low-cost airline called Akasa Air. With 40% ownership and an investment of USD 35 million, Jhunjhunwala said the airline is expected to have 70 aircraft within 4 years.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sri Lanka
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sunjeev Sahota
Note : Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among the 13 authors longlisted for the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize for fiction for his novel 'China Room', alongside Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ladakh