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A)
K Vijayanand
B)
Sanjay Kumar Rakesh
C)
Nalin Singhal
D)
Amit Dhawan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sanjay Kumar Rakesh

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Central government-managed CSC e-Governance India SPV has appointed its CEO former IAS officer "Sanjay Kumar Rakesh" as its Managing Director, an official statement said. The appointment comes following the resignation of Dinesh Tyagi from the post, who played a key role in the scaling up of CSCs from 60,000 in 2014 to over 5 lakh at present.
 
Common Service Centers provide government services in rural areas.
 
"Sanjay Kumar Rakesh, CEO of CSC SPV, has been appointed as the Managing Director of the company. The decision to this effect was taken at the 52nd board meeting of CSC held at the Ministry of Electronics and IT here," the statement said on Friday(9th Sep 2022)..

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
7th September 2022
B)
10th September 2022
C)
13th September 2022
D)
15th September 2022

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 15th September 2022

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Former Pakistan umpire "Asad Rauf" on Thursday (15th September 2022) passed away due to suspected cardiac arrest. Rauf breathed his last at the age of 66.
 
Rauf was one of the legendary umpires Pakistan ever produced, along with the likes of Aleem Dar. Back in 2006, Rauf was included in the ICC's Elite Panel of Umpires, after which he officiated in 47 Tests, 98 ODIs and 23 T20Is.
 
He served at the top for seven years before being dropped from the elite panel of umpires in 2013 following an annual review of performance.
 
Rauf started his umpiring journey in 1998 and made his international debut in an ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 2000. Four years later, in 2004, Rauf was included in the International Panel of Umpires for the first time..

Source : India Today

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
Dhuri
B)
Nayak
C)
Gonds
D)
Pathari

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gonds

Note : The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs for the inclusion of Gonds along with its five sub-castes in the Bhadohi district of the state of Uttar Pradesh in the Scheduled Tribes list of Uttar Pradesh.

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
September 15
B)
September 14
C)
September 13
D)
September 12

Correct Answer : Option (A) - September 15

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Every year on September 15, World Lymphoma Awareness Day (WLAD) is observed to raise awareness of lymphoma, a kind of cancer that is becoming more widespread. It is an international project run by the Lymphoma Coalition. In order to increase public knowledge of all lymphoma subtypes in terms of symptom detection, early diagnosis, and treatment, WLAD was established in 2004.
 
World Lymphoma Awareness Day (WLAD) 2022 Theme : This year's theme is “We Can't Wait to address the ways the pandemic has affected people living with lymphomas.” The above discusses a delay in receiving treatment and care, a reluctance to seek medical attention, a delay in diagnoses, and a greater strain on the mental health of lymphoma patients and caregivers.
 
What is Lymphoma?
Lymphocytes, which are immune system cells that fight infection, are where lymphoma, a type of cancer, first appears. These cells can be found in the bone marrow, lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, and other organs. Lymphocytes alter and overgrow when you have lymphoma..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
September 12
B)
September 13
C)
September 14
D)
September 15

Correct Answer : Option (D) - September 15

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This year(2022), September 15 marks the 15th anniversary of the International Day of Democracy. The day is celebrated annually around the world to strengthen democracies and highlight its values and principles. Democracy is a form of government that functions with the equal participation of all citizens of a country.
 
International Day of Democracy History : The International Day of Democracy was established after a resolution was passed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. According to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the resolution was geared towards strengthening and consolidating democracy. The International Day of Democracy was first celebrated in 2008 and since then, numerous parliamentary events have been organised worldwide.
 
International Day of Democracy Theme 2022 :  A theme is chosen for the International Day of Democracy. This year(2022), the day is focused on the “importance of media freedom to democracy, peace, and delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals”..

Source : News18

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
HDFC ERGO
B)
ICICI Lombard
C)
TATA AIG
D)
SBI Life Insurance

Correct Answer : Option (B) - ICICI Lombard

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ICICI Lombard, a private non-life insurance company, launched an AI-powered digital voice agent in collaboration with Skit.ai, an AI-based SaaS voice automation platform.
 
The new feature will assist customers with the status of their insurance claims for health and motor insurance policies. “Since motor and health insurance constitute around 75 per cent of our portfolio, we have kept our focus here,” said Vasundhara Bhonsle, Head of Customer Support at ICICI Lombard.
 
Lombard’s target is to improve the customer experience on the platform, achieve up to 30 per cent call containment, and enable up to 28 per cent savings in contact centre costs. The digital voice agent will effectively reduce the average call handling time, improve call containment rates, and automate customer interactions through intuitive, human-feeling dialogue, Bhonsle added.
 
“Voice automation and intelligence have the potential to transform and bring about strong foundational changes within the customer experience space. Voice is the future of interface between customers and businesses, and with Skit.ai’s advanced SaaS-based Voice AI solution, ICICI Lombard will be able to deliver improved customer services,” said Sourabh Gupta, CEO, and co-founder, Skit.ai.
 
The augmented voice intelligence platform is integrated with ICICI Lombard’s customer relationship management (CRM) systems. It will enhance the speed, accuracy, and ease of conversation..

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
Odense
B)
Copenhagen
C)
Aarhus
D)
Aalborg

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Copenhagen

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India has launched a joint whitepaper on ‘Urban Wastewater Scenario in India’ with Denmark at World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022 in Copenhagen. Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat attended the event along with Danish Environment Minister Lea Wermelin and Development Co-operation Minister Flemming Møller Mortensen .
 
Mr. Shekhawat said that India has committed investments of more than 140 Billion dollars by 2024 in the water sector. The minister informed, with the help of community-centric approach, at least 10 percent of the funds are contributed by community in every program ensuring community ownership and participation.
 
The whitepaper aims at holistically capturing the current status of wastewater treatment in India and potential pathways for future treatment structures, co-creation, and collaborations. This whitepaper is a result of the Indo-Danish Bilateral Green Strategic Partnership, which is focused on green hydrogen, renewable energy, and wastewater management..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
Karnataka
B)
West Bengal
C)
Telangana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Telangana

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The University of Forestry (UOF), Telangana Act 2022, which was approved in the State Assembly and Council on Tuesday(13th Sep 2022), is first of its kind in the country and will eventually pave the way for establishing an evolved ecosystem around forestry, education, research and public outreach initiatives on afforestation.
 
Across the world, only Russia and China has universities that are dedicated to forests.
 
Government of Telangana has decided to nurture Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI), as a world class institution for forestry, education, research, extension and outreach. For this purpose it has been proposed to upgrade FCRI Hyderabad into a full-fledged university.
 
Once the FCRI is upgraded as university, it is proposed to start additional 18 programmes like PhD courses, diploma and certificate courses in Urban Forestry, Nursery Management, Agro Forestry, Tribal Livelihood Enhancement, Forest Entrepreneurship, Climate smart Forestry and Forest Parks Management.
 
Due to these academic plans, the student strength will increase from the present 366 to 726 and the strength of the faculty and other academic support staff will increase from the present 118 to 210. The Chief Minister, K Chandrashekhar Rao will be Chancellor of the University and he will appoint the Vice Chancellor for the University of Forestry..

Source : Telangana Today

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
13th September 2022
B)
14th September 2022
C)
15th September 2022
D)
16th September 2022

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 15th September 2022

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In India, Engineer’s Day is celebrated on September 15 every year. The day is celebrated to recognise the contribution of engineers in the development of the nation. This day commemorates the birth anniversary of Sir Moksha Gundam Visvesvaraya, who is considered one of the greatest engineers of India. Joining India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania also celebrate Engineers Day on September 15, 2022, in honour of Sir Moksha Gundam Visvesvaraya.
 
National Engineers Day History : Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861 in Karnataka. He later on attended the University of Madras to study for a Bachelor of Arts. Later in life, he decided to switch career paths and completed a diploma in civil engineering at the College of Science in Pune. The creation of ‘block systems’ is attributed to Sir MV. He patented and installed an irrigation system with water floodgates at a reservoir near Pune to raise the water supply level and storage.
 
About the Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaray : Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861 in Karnataka. He, later on, attended the University of Madras to study for a Bachelor of Arts. Later in life, he decided to switch career paths and completed a diploma in civil engineering at the College of Science in Pune.

He was awarded ‘Bharat Ratna’ for his exceptional contribution to the building of India in 1955. He has also conferred the British knighthood and served as Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918.
 
The creation of ‘block systems’ is attributed to Sir MV. He patented and installed an irrigation system with water floodgates at a reservoir near Pune to raise the water supply level and storage. This irrigation system which was installed at the Khadakvasla Reservoir, was later installed at Tigra Dam at Gwalior and Krishnaraja Sagara Reservoir, KRS Dam in Mysuru.

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Published On : September 15, 2022
A)
Indore
B)
Lucknow
C)
Ranchi
D)
Mumbai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indore

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This year(2022), Indore (Madhya Pradesh) will create history by implementing a fully digital addressing system, making it the first city in India to do so
 
The smart city advanced significantly when a memorandum of understanding was signed with the firm Pataa Navigations
 
The Memorandum of Understanding is signed by Rajat Jain, co-founder of Pataa Navigations, and Rishav Gupta (IAS), CEO of Indore Smart City.
 
Pataa has developed patented technology and is working with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to develop a digital addressing system for the nation. Pataa is a brief and distinctive code, comparable to KUMAR100, SINGH221, or other commonly used codes, that will help the user find the specific geotagged location. Users of the Pataa App can upload images of their homes, landmarks, etc.,

Source : Financial Express

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Published On : September 15, 2022