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Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik have qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics scheduled to be held in August, 2016. In which are of sports they performed?

Wrestling

The 2016 edition of Top-500 list of supercomputers has revealed that China’s which supercomputer is the world’s most powerful supercomputer system?

Sunway TaihuLight

Which country has declared an emergency three weeks after a major oil pipeline burst, affecting Chiriaco and Morona rivers in the country’s North-West?

Peru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Maritime India Summit 2016 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. This was organized by whom?

Union Ministry of Shipping

The Union government released a new categorization of industries recently based on their pollution load. Which new category of industries will not require Environmental Clearance and Consent and will help in getting finance from lending institutions?

Practically Non-polluting

Who has launched UN Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) to finance critical unfunded priorities in the response to the Zika outbreak?

United Nations (UN)

Who inaugurated a BR Ambedkar Memorial in a building at London, where the Father of the Indian Constitution had stayed in 1921-22 when he was studying at the London School of Economics?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Who had issued revised guidelines for Computer Related Inventions (CRIs), in February, 2016?

Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks

Delhi government has banned the manufacture, distribution, storage and sale of all forms of chewable tobacco in the interest of public health for how much period?

For One Year

Which nation won the 2016 Copa America football tournament by defeating Argentina in a penalty shootout?

Chile

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) Dharmendra Pradhan has launched a Scheme for online booking of LPG cylinders. What is that?

Sahaj

India and which country have signed a Memorandum of Understandings (Moll) for construction of six nuclear reactors of 1650 MW each at Jaitapur in Maharashtra?

France

The Union government has released a commemorative coin of? 100 and a circulation coin of RS. 10 as a part of 475th birth anniversary celebrations of which historical figure?

Maharana Pratap

Which pioneer of quizzing in India and educationalist passed away in Kolkata (West Bengal) at the age of 82?

Neil O’Brien

The fifth edition of ‘Exercise fflSAMAR’ between Brazil, India and South Africa held in the country’s West coast with the harbour phase being conducted at which State?

Goa

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) retrospectively with effect from which date?

1-Jul-14

The 2016 Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit held at which place?

Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna. It was renovated by

India

The World Economic Forum (WEF) released its annual Gender Gap Report recently. India placed in that report at which place?

108th Rank

Who in its notification on differential pricing has made its stand clear that no company to offer/charge discriminatory tariffs for data on basis of content?

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

The first World Conference on Tourism for Development (WCTD) was held at which place from May 18 to 21, 2016?

Beijing (China)

The Punjab government has launched a special fund ‘Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis-C Relief Fund’ to provide free treatment for patients affected by Hepatitis-C. The fund will have initial corpus of how many rupees? ?

20 Crore

Which pair has won the 2016 Dubai ATP Tennis title in the men’s doubles category by defeating the Spanish pair Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez?

Simone Bolelli and Andreas Seppi (Italy)

Located in South Gujarat, which nuclear plant shut down after coolant system developed leak?

Kakrapar

Which bank has inked an MoU with the BRICS Grouping-promoted New Development Bank (NDB) for a partnership in bond issuances, co-financing, treasury management and human resources?

ICICI Bank

Which State has become India’s first fully organic State by implementing organic practices on around 75000 hectares of agricultural land?

Sikkim

Terry Wogan, a star of British television and radio for decades, has died on January 31, 2016 at the age of 77. The disc jockey and presenter was a staple of British broadcasting, best known for his which long-running BBC radio morning show?

Wake Up To Wogan

Red Bull Fl driver Max Verstappen (18) created history by becoming Formula One’s youngest winner. He belongs to which country?

The Netherlands

US-based private space transport service company, SpaceX has successfully launched Japanese JCSAT-14 communication satellite into the space from which place?

Florida (USA)

A protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Convention was signed by the government of India and the government of Armenia. From which date it has been m existence?

9-Sep-04