Correct Answer : Option (C) - France
Note : France announced on September 17, 2021 that it is recalling its ambassadors from the United States and Australia over the recent trilateral security pact (AUKUS) between US, UK and Australia that involves the building of nuclear-powered submarines. The deal effectively scraps Australia's $40 billion submarine contract with France in favour of the US nuclear submarines.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sikkim
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bangladesh
Note : A new Passenger Terminal Building (I) at ICP Petrapole was inaugurated on September 17th. This signals a major boost to modernization of border infrastructure and to further strengthen India’s connectivity with Bangladesh. Built by the Land Ports Authority of India, the new PTB (I) is designed to handle around 550 passengers at any point of time.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ek Pahal
Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT Delhi
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajnath Singh
Note : The Centre has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into better implementation of various welfare schemes meant for the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), minorities and women, and to improve their implementation and effectiveness. The GoM will be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 1500m
Correct Answer : Option (A) - March 31, 2022
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Liquid Group
Note : NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL) has partnered with Liquid Group Pte. Ltd. (Liquid Group) to enable UPI QR-based payments acceptance in 10 markets across North Asia and Southeast Asia.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amarinder Singh
Note : Amarinder Singh has resigned as the Chief Minister of Punjab. He submitted his resignation to Punjab governor Banwari Lal Purohit on September 18, 2021.