Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kashmere Gate metro station
Note : The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has launched India's first FASTag or UPI-based parking facility to reduce the time for entry and payment. The facility was launched at the Kashmere Gate metro station.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kaushik Basu
Note : Kaushik Basu has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award for Economics. The award was conferred on him by Professor Dr Hans-Bernd Schäfer of Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany. A former chief economist of the World Bank, Basu is currently a professor of Economics at Cornell University.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ganesan Sandhirakasan
Note : Ganesan Sandhirakasan has won the top prize in a government-initiated competition for migrant workers for choreographing and performing a sequence of Silambam – a traditional martial art form practised in India since the 4th century BC. The series was made for migrant workers in Singapore and the final episode was aired on Monday night.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Facebook
Note : Facebook launched their new newsletter platform, Bulletin. The new site will be a place for writers and podcasters to publish content and build a subscriber base. As this new platform is in development, Facebook is testing tools and features with a small number of selected writers, but shares an overview of what’s to come.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Himachal Pradesh
Note : Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister and veteran Congress leader Virbhadra Singh passed away at the age of 87 years. Mr. Singh was a nine-time MLA was elected to the State Legislative Assembly first time in October 1983.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - DBT-NIBMG
Note : The DBT-National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani an Autonomous Institute has created a database of genomic variations in oral cancer; the first of its kind in the world.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Flipkart
Note : Flipkart has eliminated all single-use plastic packaging used across its fulfilment centres in the country. With this, the e-commerce major has delivered on its public commitment to move to plastic-free packaging in its supply chain by 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Note : The Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICoAl) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom (UK). This will provide mutual advanced entry to the Members of both the Institutes through exemptions from appearing in majority of papers to acquire the qualification of the other Professional Body and to undertake joint research, continuing professional development activities.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Razorpay
Note : Payments solution provider Razorpay has partnered with Mastercard to launch 'MandateHQ' - a payment interface that will help card-issuing banks to enable recurring payments for its customers.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Maharashtra
Note : After the outbreak of mucormycosis or black fungus two months back, the first case of Bone Death disease has been reported in Maharashtra.