Correct Answer : Option (B) - Varanasi
Note : Prime Minister Modi recently inaugurated the International Cooperation & Convention Centre ‘Rudraksh’ in Varanasi. It has been made with the financial help of Japan. As many as 108 Rudraksh have been installed at the convention centre and its roof is shaped like a Shiva Linga.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Reimagining youth skills post-pandemic
Note : The theme for World Youth Skills Day 2021 is Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 4607.30 crore
Note : The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme from 01-04-2021 to 31-03-2026 with financial implication of Rs. 4607.30 crore (Rs 3,000 crore as Central Share and Rs. 1607.30 crore as State Share).
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bahrain
Note : Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award for 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rann of Kutch
Note : NTPC Ltd., India's largest power generator is set to construct the country's single-largest solar photovoltaic project at Rann of Kutch region in Khavada, Gujarat.
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.