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A)
NWM
B)
NMCG
C)
NRCD
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NMCG

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The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) 25th May 2022 signed two quadripartite agreements for development of sewage infrastructure, including a 35 MLD STP, for Maheshtala in West Bengal under Hybrid Annuity Mode at a total cost of Rs. 273.52 crore.

One agreement is an Escrow Agreement between National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), M/s. Maheshtala Waste Water Management Private Limited (MWWMPL) and Union Bank of India. The other agreement is a Substitution Agreement between NMCG, KMDA, MWWMPL and Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank (Development Bank of Austria).
 
The Agreements were signed in the presence of Mr. G. Asok Kumar, DG, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ms. Katharina Wieser, Ambassador of Austria to India, Mr. S R Meena, DDG, Mr. D P Mathuria, ED (Technical), Mr. Bhaskar Dasgupta, ED (Finance), Mr. S P Vashishtha, ED (Admin) and Mr. Hans-Jörg Hörtnagl, Austrian Trade Commission, Mrs. Antara Acharya, Project Director, State Program Management Group, West Bengal..

Source : PIB

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
United Arab Emirates
B)
Russia
C)
United States
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Arab Emirates

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The Taliban have signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates on operating airports in Afghanistan, the group's transportation and civil aviation minister said on Tuesday, after months of talks with the UAE, Turkey and Qatar.
 
Taliban's deputy minister of transport and civil aviation Ghulam Jailani Wafa signed a deal on Tuesday with a GAAC corporation representative in the presence of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, first deputy prime minister..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
June 09, 2022
B)
June 16, 2022
C)
June 21, 2022
D)
June 29, 2022

Correct Answer : Option (C) - June 21, 2022

Note : Shri Ramayana Yatra train, an 18-day special tourist train will be launched by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on June 21, 2022. Shri Ramayana Yatra Train will take the pilgrims to the sacred places that are associated with the life of Lord Ram..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
May 27th
B)
May 28th
C)
May 29th
D)
May 30th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - May 27th

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's biggest Drone Festival-Bharat Drone Mahotsav 2022 at 10 AM on 27th May 2022 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
 
The Prime Minister will interact with Kisan drone pilots. He will witness open-air drone demonstrations and interact with startups in the drone exhibition centre.
 
During this two-day Bharat Drone Mahotsav, over 1600 delegates will participate.
 
Several industry leaders, government officials, foreign diplomats, representatives from Public Sector Units, private companies and drone startups will participate in the Mahotsav and deliberate upon India’s Civil Aviation sector.
 
More than 70 exhibitors will display drones at the exhibition. Mahotsav will also witness virtual awards presentation ceremony of drone pilot certificates, product launches, flying demonstrations, display of a Made in India Drone Taxi prototype among others..

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
Indian Air Force
B)
Indian Navy
C)
Border Security Force
D)
Army Training Command

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Army Training Command

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* The Army Training Command has signed an MoU with Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) to develop first-of-its-kind simulation-based training centre ‘Wargame Research and Development Centre’ in New Delhi.

* A prototype name ‘WARDEC’ has been gove to this project and use artificial intelligence (AI) to design virtual reality wargames.

* The centre will be used by the Army to train its soldiers and test their strategies through “metaverse-enabled gameplay”. 

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
Mizoram
B)
Tripura
C)
Assam
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tripura

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* Tripura government has decided to adopt the Electric Vehicle Policy 2022 to promote electric vehicles.
 
* Aim : To convert 10% of state’s vehicles to electric mode in 5 years.
 
* Electric vehicles would reduce air pollution and would be helpful in promoting eco-friendly tourism.
 
* If it is implemented, then Tripura would become the 15th state and third in the Northeast region after Assam and Meghalaya to adopt the electric vehicle policy.

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
Devendra Fadnavis
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Yogi Adityanath
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

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* The Inter-State Council has been reconstituted under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which works to promote and support cooperative federalism in the country.

* The council comprises chief ministers of all states and six Union ministers as members.

* It will also have 10 Union ministers as permanent invitees.

* The government has also reconstituted the standing committee of the Inter-State Council with Union HM Amit Shah as head..

Source : The Print

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Published On : May 26, 2022
A)
Dinesh Bhatia
B)
Piyush Srivastava
C)
Anwar Hussain Shaik
D)
Gaurav Ahluwalia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Anwar Hussain Shaik

Note : After a gap of 10 years, an Indian government officer -- Anwar Hussain Shaik -- has been made the chair of the World Trade Organisation(WTO's) committee on Technical Barriers on Trade, an official said. He will take this role from Elisa Maria Olmeda de Alejandro from Mexico. "Our officer posted in PMI (Permanent Mission of India) Geneva has been made the chair of this TBT committee. Last time an Indian was a chair was10 years back," the official said. The Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Agreement aims to ensure that technical regulations, standards and conformity assessment procedures are non-discriminatory and do not create unnecessary obstacles to trade.

Source : Zee News

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Published On : May 25, 2022
A)
Tamil Nadu
B)
Kerala
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tamil Nadu

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* Tamil Nadu CM, "MK Stalin" has launched the ‘Kalaignarin All Villages Integrated Agricultural Development Programme’.

* The programme has been proposed in all the 15,525 village panchayats through a convergence of Union and State government schemes.

* Aim : To bring 11.75 lakh hectares of land under net area cultivated in the next 10 years and increase the double-cropping area to 20 lakh hectares.

Source : New Indian Express

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Published On : May 25, 2022
A)
2021
B)
2020
C)
2019
D)
2022

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 2021

Note : Google lens, the powerful image recognition software, was launched on the desktop through the Google Chrome browser in 2021. It had been available on mobile for long. It can be accessed on the desktop by right-clicking on an image and then selecting the ‘Search Image with Google Lens’. The feature is becoming less difficult to use now within the Chrome browser on the desktop.

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Published On : May 25, 2022