Current Affairs QUIZ July 11, 2018
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Which of the following companies has launched India's first internet telephony service?
BSNL has unveiled 1st internet telephony service in India that will allow users to dial any telephone number in India through its mobile app, "Wings".Before this, phone calls on mobile apps was possible within users of a particular app & not on telephone numbers.BSNL customers will be able to make calls on any network in the country even by using BSNL Wi-Fi or any other service provider.
World Population day is annually observed on which day?
World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues.This year, the theme for the World Population Day is 'Family Planning is a Human Right'.According to UN, China with 1.4 billion & India with 1.3 billion people are the 2 most populous countries, contributing to 19% & 18 % of the global population respectively.
What is the rank of india by the Global innovation index in innovative nation in the world?
The Global Innovation Index (GII) has ranked India as the 57thmost innovative nation in the world. The country has improved its ranking from 60th position last year. India has been improving steadily since it was ranked 81st in 2015. Switzerland ranked for 8 th straight year.
‘Two Classical Plays from India’, an English translation of Hindi plays is written by well-known playwright……
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is a need to revive Theatre and make it a prominent form of education and entertainment. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the book ‘Two Classical Plays from India’, an English translation of Hindi plays written by well-known playwright Shri D.P. Sinha.
Which of the following state has topped the Ease of Doing Business rankings?
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, released the final rankings of States in Ease of Doing Business in New Delhi. The top rankers are Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana. Jharkhand and Gujarat stood fourth and fifth respectively. DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with the World Bank conducted an annual reform exercise for all States and UTs under the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP). The aim of this exercise is to improve delivery of various Central Government regulatory functions and services in an efficient, effective and transparent manner. Rajasthan has slipped by one spot in the ease of doing business rankings to 9th position.
Who is the Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs?
Where is the capital of South Korea?
India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre Inaugurated The India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre was Inaugurated by the Minister of State (I/C) MSME Giriraj Singh and Minister of SMEs and Start-ups of Republic of Korea, Hong Jong- hak in New Delhi.
The 4 th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals will be held at which of the following place?
The 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals will be held on 13th July, 2018 at Indore for showcasing blocks which will be auctioned by the states in FY 2018-19 to the potential investors. Union Minister for Mines Shri Narendra Singh Tomar said that it will carry forward the efforts of the Government for strengthening the mineral auction regime as well as help in expediting auctions and bring in greater participation from the stakeholders.
Who has been appointed as the Managing Director & CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank Limited?
Dhanlaxmi Bank Limited has appointed T Latha as the Managing Director & CEO. She has taken over from G Sreeram, who has retired from the office on July 1, 2018, on completion of his tenure. Her appointment will be for a period of three years w.e.f July 2, 2018.
Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings are published by which organisation?
India was ranked 57th in the latest Global Innovation Index (GII) rankings.Switzerland maintained its number one position in the Global Innovation Index rankings.Other countries that fell in the top 10 list were Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America, Finland, Denmark and Germany.GII rankings are published by the World International Property Organisation (WIPO).
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