Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttarakhand
Note : Uttarakhand Forest department has dedicated a Cryptogamic garden of ancient plants/organisms, existing since the Jurassic era, that grow without seeds and flowers, to the public. It was built in the Deoban area of Dehradun district at a height of 2,700 metres. Cryptogam are plants or plant-like organisms that reproduce by spores, without producing flowers or seeds.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Assam
Note : The Assam government announced to creation of an independent department to protect and preserve the “faith, culture and traditions of tribes and indigenous communities” of the state. In Assam, the caste system, although it exists, is not as prominent as in other parts of India. Other religions such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam etc. are also practiced in Assam.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ayurveda Physician
Note : Dr Panayambally Krishnakutty Warrier, doyen of ayurveda medicine and managing trustee of Vaidyaratnam P S Varier’s Arya Vaidya Sala passed away. Joining as a factory manager in 1947 at the centre, which had been founded by his nephew P S Varier in 1902, Warrier became the chief physician and the managing trustee in 1953 following the death of his elder brother P M Varier in an air crash.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vijayawada station
Note : Indian Railways’ Vijayawada station in the state of Andhra Pradesh became the first railway station in the country to be covered with 130 kWp solar panels. The national transporter plans to be a Net Zero Carbon Emitter by the year 2030.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajdhani Express
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Transport Ministry
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Odisha
Note : Lord Jagannath’s annual Rath Yatra is observed every year. This year the Rath Yatra held on 12 July without the participation of devotees in view of the Covid situation. Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttar Pradesh
Note : The government Uttar Pradesh has announced new Population Policy 2021-2030′ on the occasion of World Population Day. The draft law list that have been put on public domain and the government has sought suggestions from people in policy draft.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman
Note : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently hosted women members of the Union Council of Ministers, at high-tea at her residence in New Delhi. Union Ministers Smriti Irani, Meenakshi Lekhi, Anupriya Patel, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Renuka Singh and others attended the event.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - IIT Madras & Sony India
Note : The IIT Madras & Sony India organized a National hackathon called 'SAMVEDAN 2021 - Sensing Solutions for Bharat'.