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A)
GAIL
B)
Coal India
C)
NLC India Limited
D)
NTPC Limited

Correct Answer : Option (D) - NTPC Limited

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India’s largest power generating firm NTPC Limited has issued renewed Biodiversity Policy 2022 to establish a comprehensive vision and guiding principle for conservation, restoration, and enhancement of biodiversity.
 
According to the Ministry of Power, this Biodiversity Policy is an integral part of NTPC’s Environmental Policy.
 
The Ministry said that its objectives are aligned with environmental and sustainability policies.
 
Moreover, the policy is also designed to support all the professionals of the NTPC Group to help them contribute toward the achievement of the targets set in this field.
 
“NTPC has always been mindful about avoiding operations in areas with the highest biodiversity value and judiciously selecting project sites. The company will further strengthen its current efforts to achieve a ‘no net loss’ of biodiversity at all of its currently operating sites and ensure there is a net positive balance wherever applicable,” it said.

NTPC also became a member of the India Business & Biodiversity Initiative (IBBI) in 2018.

Source : The Print

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Published On : June 3, 2022
A)
India and Israel
B)
India and Japan
C)
India and France
D)
India and Russia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India and Israel

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India and Israel today(2nd June 2022) discussed key issues pertaining to defence cooperation and global and regional scenarios.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held bilateral meeting with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Gantz in New Delhi. In a series of tweets, Mr. Singh said, both the countries have adopted a vision statement which will pave the way for defence cooperation in future.

He said, there is a broad consensus between the two countries on further strengthening the bilateral strategic and defence cooperation.
 
Defence Ministry said, a wide range of issues concerning bilateral, regional and defence industrial cooperation were discussed during the meeting. The two Ministers reviewed the existing military-to-military activities which have increased despite the challenges due to COVID-19 pandemic.

They discussed ways to increase cooperation in all domains with a focus on Research and Development in future technologies and defence co-production..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : June 3, 2022
A)
Ministry of Finance
B)
Ministry of Culture
C)
Ministry of Home Affairs
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Culture

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Puri residents had moved the High Court alleging that the structural safety of the 800-year-old Jagannath Temple could be in jeopardy if land around the temple were dug up.
 
National Monuments Authority (NMA) which functions under the Union Ministry of Culture, was set up in 2011 for the protection and preservation of monuments and sites through management of the prohibited and regulated area around the centrally protected monuments.

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Published On : June 3, 2022
A)
FedEx
B)
Delhivery
C)
Blue Dart
D)
Ekart Logistics

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Blue Dart

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* Blue Dart has signed the 'Climate Neutral Now' (CNN) pledge by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
 
* The Climate Neutral Now is an Initiative to encourage and support the interested stakeholders to act now in order to achieve a climate neutral world by 2050.
 
* Blue Dart, is a part of the Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group.
 
* The Group has adopted a package of measures worth up to 7-billion Euros to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Source : The Hindu

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Published On : June 3, 2022
A)
30th May 2022
B)
31st May 2022
C)
1st June 2022
D)
2nd June 2022

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 1st June 2022

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday(1st June 2022) condoled the passing away of distinguished Indian National Army (INA) veteran from MalaysiaAnjalai Ponnusamy at the age of 102, and said that her courage and inspiring role in India's freedom movement will always be remembered.

"Anguished by the passing away of the distinguished INA Veteran from Malaysia Anjalai Ponnusamy Ji. We will always remember her courage and inspiring role in India's freedom movement. Condolences to her family and friends," PM Modi said in a tweet.

Source : ANI News

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Published On : June 2, 2022
A)
Titan Supercomputer
B)
Sierra Supercomputer
C)
Tianhe-2 Supercomputer
D)
Frontier Supercomputer

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Frontier Supercomputer

Note : Frontier, a supercomputer built using Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) architecture and equipped with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) processors, outperformed Fugaku to become the world’s fastest supercomputer, according to the Top500 list of world’s most powerful supercomputers.

The supercomputer, built for the United States Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has reached Linmark benchmark score of 1.1 exaflops, making it the world’s first supercomputer to break the exascale speed barrier. 

Frontier has 8,730,112 total cores and is built on the latest HPE Cray EX235a architecture and powered with AMD EPYC 64C 2GHz processorsFugaku, now the second-most powerful supercomputer, has 7,630,848 cores..

Source : The Hindu

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Published On : June 2, 2022
A)
Bihar
B)
Odisha
C)
Telangana
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bihar

Note : The Chief Minister of Bihar "Nitish Kumar" announced on June 1, 2022, that a caste-based count rather than a census will be held in Bihar to avoid any conflict. The announcement regarding the Caste-based census in Bihar was made after an all-party meeting on a caste census.

The Chief Minister also said that all the parties, including BJP has agreed on a caste-based census in one of the largest states of India.

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Published On : June 2, 2022
A)
Sourav Ganguly
B)
Sachin Tendulkar
C)
Kapil Dev
D)
Virender Sehwag

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sachin Tendulkar

Note : Sachin Tendulkar will continue as United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ for a record 20th year, working for the welfare of underprivileged children. The iconic cricketer has been associated with UNICEF for a long for various causes. In his almost two-decade-long partnership with UNICEF, he has been vital in furthering the campaigns, especially the ones aimed at providing a better future for underprivileged children.

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : June 2, 2022
A)
Meta
B)
Google
C)
Microsoft
D)
Alphabet

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Meta

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Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook and its parent company Meta, has announced on 1st June 2022 she will step down from her role, ending 14 years in the job that made her one of the most powerful figures in the tech world and saw the company weather a meteoric rise and multiple controversies.
 
Sheryl announced that she will leave after a 14-year tenure that included helping steer scandal-prone Facebook to advertising dominance. 
 
The 52-year old has been one of the most influential women in Silicon Valley and her departure has come at a time when the social media giant faces an uncertain future and fierce competition.
 
In his own Facebook post, Zuckerberg called it “the end of an era” and said Sandberg “deserved the credit for so much of what Meta is today”.
 
“When Sheryl joined me in 2008, I was only 23 years old and I barely knew anything about running a company … Sheryl architected our ads business, hired great people, forged our management culture, and taught me how to run a company,” the CEO added.
 
Sandberg referenced in her departure missive the ways the tech landscape has evolved since she began at the company..

Source : The Guardian

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Published On : June 2, 2022
A)
Sachin Tendulkar
B)
Anil Kumble
C)
Sourav Ganguly
D)
Virender Sehwag

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sourav Ganguly

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BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday(June 1, 2022) said that he had launched a worldwide educational app.
 
Speculation was rife about the former captain’s position as BCCI president following his cryptic tweet on June 1st, in which he thanked his fans and said he was planning to start something would probably "help a lot of people".
 
With the announcement, he shut down all speculations surrounding his resignation as President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)..

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Published On : June 2, 2022