Correct Answer : Option (B) - Token Service Provider
Note : Token Service Provider (TSP) refers to the entity which tokenizes the actual card credentials and de-tokenizes them whenever required. Earlier only card networks (like VISA, Mastercard) were allowed to act as TSPs. So now banks can act as TSPs.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - bob World
Note : Bank of Baroda has announced the launch of its digital banking platform named ‘bob World’. The aim of the platform is to provide all banking services under one roof.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10
Note : The government of India has appointed 10 merchant bankers for managing the Initial Public Offering of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The IPO of LIC is likely to be launched in the January-March quarter of 2022.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hyderabad
Note : The first-ever, indigenously designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant, in India has been inaugurated at BHEL R&D centre at Hyderabad. The project was funded by the Department of Science and Technology, which provided a Rs 10 crore grant, at the initiative of NITI Aayog, PMO-India and the Ministry of Coal.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Asian Development Bank
Note : Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a USD 112 million loan to develop water supply infrastructure and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies (ULBs) for improved service delivery in four towns in the state of Jharkhand.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - VG Somani
Note : The Ministry of health and family welfare has constituted an eight-member expert committee for framing new laws for drugs, cosmetics and medical devices and replace the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The committee will be chaired by Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr VG Somani.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maharashtra
Note : India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a 300 million dollar loan as additional financing to expand rural connectivity in Maharashtra under the ongoing Maharashtra Rural Connectivity Improvement Project.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ayaan Shankta
Note : A 12-year-old environmental activist Ayaan Shankta from Mumbai, India, has been named as the winner of 2021 International Young Eco-Hero award for his efforts to solve tough environmental problems. Ayaan won third place in the 8-14 years age group category for his project ‘Conservation and Rehabilitation of Powai Lake’.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Priyanka Tibrewal
Note : The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Priyanka Tibrewal, Vice President of BJP's youth wing in West Bengal against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from the Bhabanipur assembly constituency.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - September 30th
Note : The Bhabanipur Assembly bypolls are scheduled to be held on September 30 and the counting will be held on October 3, 2021. Bhabanipur is the traditional seat of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.