Correct Answer : Option (C) - 5
Note : Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari reviewed the progress of 1,380 kilometres long Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, being developed at a cost of Rs 98,000 crores. The eight-lane Delhi-Mumbai Expressway will be covering the states of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC)
Note : The leading power sector NBFC, Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC), successfully issued its maiden Euro Green Bond on September 13, 2021. The 7 -year Euro 300 million Bond has been priced at 1.841 percent.This Euro Green Bond is first ever Euro denominated Green bond issuance from India.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 100%
Note : The Union Cabinet 15-09-2021 allowed 100% FDI in telecom sector via automatic route. The Cabinet further approved a 4 year moratorium period on dues and rationalised the definition of Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR). The union govt also decided that spectrum auction will be done for 30 years, instead of 20 years. After completing 10-years lock-in period, the buyer will have the option to surrender by paying surrender charges.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - US and UK
Correct Answer : Option (B) - South Korea
Note : The new alliance called AUKUS (Australia, UK, US) aims to further strengthen the existing and strong security cooperation between the three members of the grouping, and deepen ties in the Indo-Pacific region.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Safe maternal and newborn care
Note : The theme of World Patient Safety Day 2021 is "Safe maternal and newborn care”. The theme highlights that it is possible to avoid stillbirth, maternal and newborn deaths through the provision of safe and quality care with the help of skilled professionals working in supportive environments. This can only be achieved by the engagement of all stakeholders and acquiring comprehensive health systems and community-based approaches.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 17 September
Correct Answer : Option (A) - ICAO
Note : India's Shefali Juneja has been elected as the first woman Chairperson of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aviation Security Committee. India has taken up the responsibility of the ICAO Aviation Security Committee after a gap of 12 years.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ashwini Vaishnaw
Note : Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw launched Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana, a programme under the aegis of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana on September 17, 2021. Under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana, entry-level training will be provided to the youth in industry-relevant skills through Railway Training Institutes as part of 75 years of independence 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Somalia
Note : The President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed announced on September 16, 2021, that he has suspended Prime Minister Mohammed Hussein Roble’s power to fire and fire the officials. This has further escalated a destabilizing row in the Horn of Africa.