Correct Answer : Option (D) - Balkrishna Doshi
Note : Indian architect "Balkrishna Doshi" has been awarded as the the Royal Gold Medal 2022 by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). By receiving the award, Doshi joins past winners including David Adjaye (2021), Grafton Architects (2020), Nicholas Grimshaw (2019) Neave Brown (2018) or Peter Zumthor (2012). Doshi is also the 2018 recipient of the Pritzker Architecture Prize.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maharashtra
Note : Maharashtra has retained the top position in the list of states with the most employable talent followed by Uttar Pradesh and Kerala, according to the India Skills Report 2022 which will be released on Thursday(9th Dec 2021).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Federal Bank
Note : Federal Bank has entered into a Bancassurance partnership with Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd as a corporate agent to provide health insurance products for the Bank’s 8.90 million customers across India. The Bank’s customers can avail benefits of Star Health’s retail products and group affinity products through the bank’s various distribution channels which help the customers to address their complete financial needs under one roof.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bharti Airtel
Note : Bharti Airtel on 9th Dec 2021 announced the launch of Airtel India Startup Innovation Challenge in partnership with Invest India. Under this, early-stage technology companies are being invited to demonstrate differentiated solutions in areas such as 5G, Internet of Things, cloud communications, digital advertising and entertainment, Airtel said in a statement.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi
Note : US President "Joe Biden" is hosting the first of two Summits for Democracy, which takes place virtually between 9th Dec 2021 -to– 10th Dec 2021. India's Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" virtually addressed the summit saying that 'democratic spirit' and 'pluralistic ethos' are ingrained in Indians. A total of 100 nations participated in this ‘Summit for Democracy’.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttar Pradesh
Note : The Haiderpur Wetland abutting the Madhya Ganga barrage, about 10 km from Bijnor in western Uttar Pradesh, has been recognised under the 1971 Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Uttar Pradesh is now home to 9 Ramsar wetlands. The wetland has also been identified under Namami Gange, a central flagship, as a model wetland along the Ganga.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttarakhand
Note : Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami has launched the 'Milk Price Incentive Scheme' in Dehradun. The scheme is aimed to provide incentives benefiting around 53,000 people of Uttarakhand. The state government is targeting to spend INR 444.62 crore to open 500 milk sales centres in Uttarakhand. It is a Direct Bank Transfer (DBT) scheme, the amount under the scheme would go directly into the accounts of the beneficiaries through their linked bank accounts.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Microsoft
Note : Microsoft has launched a cybersecurity skilling program with the goal of training over 1 lakh learners by 2022 to address the skills gap and prepare India’s workforce for a career in cybersecurity. The program is meant to give students hands-on experience with security, compliance, and identity fundamentals.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 8th Dec 2021 to 14th Dec 2021
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttar Pradesh