Correct Answer : Option (A) - World Bank
Note : NTPC Ltd. has offered learning opportunities to its 19,000+ employees and their family members amid nationwide lockdown. The move by the company is to meet the requirements of the lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NTPC has collaborated with the World Bank to provide learning opportunities. The collaboration aims to provide an opportunity to be part of a rigorous online technical course, attending virtual classes, giving assessments, and, eventually, obtaining certifications.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - TCS iON
Note : The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment in partnership with TCS iON offers free online career skills training through the National Career Service project to enhance the corporate etiquette, interpersonal skills, presentation skills and other softs skills of the job-seekers.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pradip Kumar Tripathi
Note : Shri Pradip Kumar Tripathi has assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India on 1 June 2020. He took over as Secretary upon the superannuation of present incumbent Binoy Kumar. The appointment was approved by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1 June
Note : Global Day of Parents is celebrated on 1 June every year. The day aims to honour all the parents throughout the world. The observation of the day recognizes the primary responsibility of the family in nurturing and protecting their children. Global Day of Parents provides an opportunity to appreciate parents across the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 29th May
Note : Every year 29th May is celebrated as the World Digestive Health Day by the World Gastroenterology Organisation with the WGO Foundation. The First WDHD was celebrated on 29th May 2005. The theme of the WDHD 2020 is "Gut Microbiome - A Global Perspective".
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ravinder Singh Dhillon
Note : State-run Power Finance Corporation announced the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as chairman and Managing Director from June 1, 2020. He will be the successor of Rajeev Sharma as he retires on May 31, 2020
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Syria
Correct Answer : Option (B) - January 30
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 25%
Note : BSE ( formerly known as The Bombay Stock Exchange)and National Stock Exchange announced that they will reduce the annual listing fee by 25% for Small and Medium Enterprises companies, it is as a part of their attempts to lower the compliance costs for companies during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These steps will help to revive the SMEs & encourage thousands of SMEs to go for listing.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ajit Jogi
Note : Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi, passed away at the age of 74 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He was born on April 29, 1946 in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. He was the first CM of Chhattisgarh.