Correct Answer : Option (A) - 3%
Correct Answer : Option (D) - March 30th
Note : Rajasthan Foundation Day is observed on March 30th to commemorate the formation of the state. Rajasthan was formed on March 30, 1949 when Rajputana was merged into the Indian Union. Rajasthan is the largest state in India by area, covering 10.4 percent of India's total geographical area.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sri Lanka
Note : The BIMSTEC Summit 2022 was hosted in a hybrid mode by Sri Lanka, the current chair of BIMSTEC on March 30, 2022. Sri Lankan President chaired the 5th BIMSTEC Summit with the virtual participation of leaders of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Thailand. Myanmar's Foreign Minister represented the nation physically at the summit.
The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) :
BIMSTEC was initially formed with four member states- Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Thailand on June 6, 1997. BIMSTEC was then called BIST-EC (Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand Economic Cooperation). It was renamed BIMST-EC in December 1997, following the inclusion of Myanmar.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Renu Singh
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Shashi Sinha
Note : The board of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has elected IPG Mediabrands India CEO Shashi Sinha as the new chairman. He will take over from Punit Goenka, who served as chairman of the TV viewership measurement agency for the last three years. Sinha, who also represents the Advertising Agencies Association of India as its board member, has played a key role in the formation of BARC.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dubai
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uday Kotak
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gilbert Houngbo
Note : Gilbert Houngbo has been elected as the next Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Mr. Houngbo, who is the former Prime Minister of Togo, will be the 11th Director-General of the ILO and the first African to hold the post.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 14
Note : A museum of all former Prime Ministers, Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (the Museum of Prime Ministers), has been built at Teen Murti Estate, in Delhi. The Museum will showcase the life, times and contribution of all 14 Prime Ministers of India so far, except for the collections and works on Jawaharlal Nehru, who has a separate Nehru Memorial Museum, which was also his residence.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - INOX Leisure
Note : The respective Board of Directors of multiplex chains PVR Ltd and Inox Leisure (INOX) have approved an all stock amalgamation of Inox with PVR.As per the deal, the shareholders of Inox will get three shares of PVR for every 10 shares held in the company. Post merger, the combined entity will be named as PVR INOX Limited and the new cinemas opened post the merger will be branded as PVR INOX.