Correct Answer : Option (D) - Badminton
Note : Krishna Nagar of India defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai in the final of the men’s singles badminton in (SH6) category. This is India’s fifth gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Angelina Jolie
Note : Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has recently announced her upcoming book, titled “Know Your Rights and Claim Them: A Guide for Youth”. The book has been written jointly by Angelina Jolie, Amnesty International and human rights lawyer Geraldine Van Bueren QC.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - PhonePe
Note : PhonePe has launched a platform named PhonePe Pulse. Pulse is India’s first interactive platform with data insights and trends on digital payments.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 5%
Note : As per SEBI guidelines, companies have to inform the stock exchanges when an entity holds more than 5% shares in a listed company.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Assam
Note : The Government of India has signed a tripartite peace accord with the State government of Assam and five insurgent groups from the Karbi Anglong region in Assam, to end decades of violence in the region.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - International Olympic Committee
Note : Former President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, has passed away. He was 79.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Karnataka
Note : Karnataka government has decided to ban online gambling games or betting, excluding lottery by amending the Karnataka Police Act, 1963. The amended bill will be tabled in the upcoming session of the Karnataka Assembly, which will start from September 13th.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - India
Note : The 13th BRICS Summit is scheduled to take place on September 9, 2021 under the chairmanship of India. This will be the third time that India will be hosting the summit after 2012 and 2016. The 2020 BRICS Summit had been held virtually due to the COVID pandemic under the chairmanship of Russia.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gujarat
Note : The Gujarat government announced on September 4, 2021, that it plans on undertaking public welfare projects worth Rs. 1,000 crores jointly with non-resident Gujaratis by December 2022. The projects will be under the state government’s ‘Vatan Prem Yojana’.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tamil Nadu
Note : Asian Development Bank has approved a USD 150 million loan for a sustainable housing project for the urban poor in Tamil Nadu. The loan was approved on September 3, 2021.