Correct Answer : Option (B) - August 14th
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday(14-08-2021) declared August 14th will be observed as ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ or ‘Vibhajan Vibhishika Smriti Diwas’ to acknowledge the pain undergone by Indians due to the partition of India in 1947.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - G. Kishan Reddy
Note : On August 12, 2021, India organized the IBSA (India, Brazil and South Africa) Tourism Ministers’ meeting through virtual platform. The Union Minister of Tourism of India, Shri G. Kishan Reddy, chaired the meeting. The Minister of Tourism of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Gilson Machado Neto and the Deputy Minister of Tourism of the Republic of South Africa, Fish Amos Mahlalela, attended videoconferencing under India’s IBSA Chairship.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Singapore
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 69
Note : On August 12, 2021, the Government of India announced the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards (PMSA) for the year 2018. These awards are to be awarded to 69 workers employed in the Departmental Undertakings & Public Sector Undertakings of the Central and State Governments and Private Sector Units employing 500 or more workers in recognition of their distinguished performance. This year the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards are given in three categories namely Shram Bhushan Awards which carry a cash prize of Rs.1,00,000/- each, Shram Vir/Shram Veerangana Awards which carry a cash prize of Rs. 60,000/- each and Shram Shree/Shram Devi Awards which carry a cash prize of Rs.40,000/- each.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - July 1, 2022
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2022
Note : All India Elephant and Tiger population estimation exercise to be done in convergence for the first time in 2022. Minister for Environment released the population estimation protocol to be adopted in the exercise to be taken up for the All India elephant and tiger population estimation in 2022.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 100 Gigawatts
Correct Answer : Option (B) - SBM Bank India
Note : Agritech Startup Arya partners with State Bank of Mauritius-India for financing commodities.State Bank of Mauritius-India (SBM Bank India) which has its headquarters in Mumbai also has a presence across the top-six metropolitan cities of the country.
Arya provides integrated post-harvest services. Its platform helps users to choose ancillary services like warehouse management, access to finance, quality testing, storage protection services, and connecting produce to buyers.
The start-up helps farmers, aggregators, Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs), food processors and end-user corporates avoid post-harvest losses. It assists sellers of agri-commodities to avoid distress sale of produce by extending post-harvest credit.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - North Delhi Municipal Corporation
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hamad International Airport, Qatar