Correct Answer : Option (A) - Karnataka Bank
Note : The Karnataka Bank has launched an all-in-one Point-of-Sales (POS) swiping machine dubbed as ‘WisePOSGo’, for its merchant customers to process business payments.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Utpal K. Banerjee
Note : Union Minister of Culture Shri Kishan Reddy Gangapuram has launched a book titled “Gita Govinda :Jaydeva’s Divine Odyssey” authored by Dr.Utpal K. Banerjee.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Piyush Goyal
Note : Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Minister has been appointed as India’s Sherpa for the G20 in 2023 (18th edition). A sherpa is a diplomat who undertakes preparatory work prior to a summit conference.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttarakhand
Note : Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya has announced her resignation from the position on September 08, 2021, almost two years before completing her term, citing personal reason.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 1.97 lakh crore
Note : The PLI scheme was announced in the Union Budget 2021-22, for 13 sectors, at an outlay of Rs 1.97 lakh crore.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Italy
Note : The 2021 edition of the G20 meet will be held in Rome, Italy. The 2022 G20 meet will be held in Bali, Indonesia.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Culture
Note : Union Minister of Culture Shri Kishan Reddy Gangapuram launched a programme named ‘BujurgonkiBaat–DeshKeSaath’ that aims at enhancing the interaction between the youth and the elder persons who are 95 years and above and thus have spent around 18 years in India before independence.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 09 September
Note : The UN recognized International Day to Protect Education from Attack is observed on 9 September. The Day was celebrated for the first time in 2020.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya
Note : Meghalaya’s Whistling village, Kongthong, has been nominated by the Ministry of Tourism for the UNWTO (World Tourism Organisation) ‘Best Tourism Villages’ award. Two other villages have also been nominated for UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Villages’ award- Ladhpura Khas in Madhya Pradesh and Pochampally in Telangana.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - PM Narendra Modi
Note : Prime Minister Modi chaired the 13th BRICS Summit virtually on September 9, 2021. The theme for the BRICS Summit is ‘BRICS@15: Intra BRICS cooperation for continuity, consolidation, and consensus’.