Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bhutan
Note : Bhutan becomes the first country, in India's immediate neighbourhood, to use the BHIM app for mobile-based payments and "to adopt UPI standards for its QR deployment".
Correct Answer : Option (A) - G-Secs
Note : The RBI has launched 'the RBI Retail Direct' scheme for retail investors, through which they can directly buy and sell government securities (G-Secs) both primary and secondary.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Denmark
Note : The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Denmark on Cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
Note : Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune recently organized virtual workshop with industry stakeholders on weather forecasts needed for wind and solar energy sectors. The MoES institutes like the IITM, Pune, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) and the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF) have been issuing meteorological forecasts for wind and solar energy forecast to the stakeholders.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sameer Banerjee
Note : 17-year-old Indian-American tennis player Samir Banerjee created history by winning the Junior Championships title at Wimbledon. Before the start of Wimbledon, Samir Banerjee was at number 19 in the ITF’s ranking of junior players, but after this victory, he can be included in the top-10 junior players in the world.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Boeing
Note : Boeing has delivered the 10th P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to the Indian Navy, which will further strengthen its long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities. P-8I multi-mission maritime patrol aircraft was inducted into service with the Indian Navy in 2013.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Omchery N N Pillai
Note : Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award for 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - National Insurance Company Ltd.
Note : The National Research Centre on Yak at Dirang in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has tied up with the National Insurance Company Ltd. for India's first-ever Insurance Policy for the Himalayan Yaks.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shein
Note : Banned Chinese fashion brand Shein is set to make a comeback in India through Amazon during its upcoming Amazon Prime Day Sale, as per the sale banner.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Nepal
Note : Nepal has signed a USD 1.3 billion deal with India, to develop a 679-megawatt Lower Arun Hydropower project, located between Sankhuwasabha and Bhojpur districts in eastern Nepal.