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Current Affairs IBPS,SBI,SSC,Railways,Civils,IAS,UPSC,KPSC,UPPSC

The govt is to set up a committee to look into all issues, including FDI norms, pertaining to e-commerce industry which will be headed by the NITI Aayog CEO

(A) Sindhushree Khullar
(B) Arvind Panagariya
(C) Arvind Subramanian
(D) Bibek Debroy
(E) Amitabh Kant

The Odisha govt has decided to make which of the following mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state?

(A) PAN Card
(B) Voter ID
(C) Kisan Card
(D) Aadhaar card
(E) MGNREGA Card

Sudhanshu Bhusan Mishra passed away recently. He was the former chief secretary of

(A) Odisha
(B) Assam
(C) Sikkim
(D) Arunachal Pradesh
(E) Kerala

PV Sindhu, who assured at least a silver medal for India at Rio 2016 Olympics, is a(n)

(A) wrestler
(B) weightlifter
(C) boxer
(D) shuttler
(E) tennis player

Which of the following banks launched its IPO recently, the first IPO by a private sector bank in a decade?

(A) YES Bank
(B) IDFC Bank
(C) Bandhan Bank
(D) Federal Bank
(E) RBL Bank

Which of the following Union Ministries has launched PRASAD scheme?

(A) Tourism Ministry
(B) Home Ministry
(C) Commerce and Industry Ministry
(D) Finance Ministry
(E) Minister, Environment, Forests and Climate Change Ministry

The two-day meeting of Ministers of Disaster Management (MDM) of BRICS countries was held recently in

(A) Jaipur
(B) Hyderabad
(C) Chennai
(D) Udaipur
(E) Chandigarh

MS Dhoni set a world record recently when he captained India against New Zealand in a T20 match. This was ___ game under his captaincy across all three formats, the most by a player in history.

(A) 315th
(B) 321st
(C) 325th
(D) 328th
(E) 335th

India and which of the following countries have signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) recently to use each other’s military bases?

(A) Russia
(B) Japan
(C) France
(D) US
(E) Israel

The former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Anand Sinha was appointed to the board of which of the following private sector banks recently?

(A) Bandhan Bank
(B) IDFC Bank
(C) HDFC Bank
(D) ICICI Bank
(E) Axis Bank

Takehiko Nakao has been unanimously reelected as President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The ADB is headquartered at

(A) Manila
(B) Tokyo
(C) Beijing
(D) New Delhi
(E) Seoul

Who among the following is the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

(A) DSubbarao
(B) YVReddy
(C) Bimal Jalan
(D) C Rangarajan
(E) Raghuram Rajan

Umang Vohra has been named as the new MD and the Global CEO of which of the following firms?

(A) Cedila Healthcare
(B) Sun Pharmaceutical
(C) Cipla
(D) Lupin
(E) Dr Reddy’s Laboratories

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) recently discovered an ancient camping site dating 8500 BC in

(A) Ladakh
(B) Agra
(C) Amritsar
(D) Jaipur
(E) Rohtak

Who among the following has selected Donja village in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra for development under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna (SAGY)?

(A) HemaMalini
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) Vinod Khanna
(D) Supriya Sule
(E) Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Bisweshwar Nandi will be awarded Dronacharya Award for 2016. He is the coach of

(A) PVSindhu
(B) Sakshi Malik
(C) Dipa Karmakar
(D) Lalita Babar
(E) Babita Kumari

Nicosia is the capital city of which of the following countries?

(A) Sweden
(B) Spain
(C) Austria
(D) Cyprus
(E) Norway

Who among the following has/have been appointed as new member(s) of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC)?

(A) Ira Bhaskar
(B) Arundhati Nag
(C) Sharmila Tagore
(D) All the above
(E) Only 2) and 3)

The International Day Against Nuclear Tests is observed on

(A) 20-Aug
(B) 23-Aug
(C) 26-Aug
(D) 29-Aug
(E) 30-Aug