Current Affairs Quiz – July 12, 2019
“Operation Thirst” was launched by which protection force?
To curb the menace of unauthorized PDW (PACKAGED DRINKING WATER) in Railway premises, an all India drive named “Operation Thirst” was launched on 08th & 09th July 2019 on the direction of DG/RPF, Railway Board, New Delhi where all the Zonal Principal Chief Security Commissioners (PCSC) were asked to crackdown these unauthorised activities.
3502 projects was recently sanctioned under PMGSY-Phases I to XII in which state?
Under the centrally sponsored scheme of Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) 3502 projects with a total length of 19700 Kms to connect 2214 habitations has been sanctioned under PMGSY-Phases I to XII in Jammu and Kashmir State.
The manned mission of India Gaganyaan is to be launched by which year?
The Gaganyaan project is on track to be realized by the 75th Independence day (2022) or earlier. The design and configuration of major subsystems are finalised. The qualification tests pertaining to human rating of flight systems has commenced and Cryogenic Engine tests are in progress.
The Government of India has approved to build the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at which district in Tamil Nadu?
The Government of India has approved a project to build the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at Pottipuram in the Theni District of Tamil Nadu. Briefly, the project aims to set up a 51000 ton Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) detector to observe naturally occurring atmospheric neutrinos in a cavern at the end of an approximately 2 km long tunnel in a mountain.
India’s bilateral trade with which country could reach USD 238 billion by 2025?
US India Strategic and Partnership Forum has said, the bilateral trade between the two countries could reach 238 billion Dollars by 2025 from the current 143 billion Dollars given the present dynamics of the commercial engagement.
India-US trade talks was held in which place?
India and US will hold trade talks in New Delhi to discuss bilateral and economic issues. This would be the first meeting on trade issues after the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump in Japan on the sidelines of the G20 summit.
India, EU hold high-level talks on migration, mobility in which city?
The 5th India-EU High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Mobility was held in New Delhi. External Affairs Ministry said in a release said the discussion was held in a highly friendly and constructive spirit.
Prasar Bharati signed MoU with which IIT for research collaboration?
Prasar Bharati and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies and broadcasting-related areas in New Delhi.
Who released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index?
The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) from the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) was released.
Achinta Sheuli is related to which sports?
National champion Achinta Sheuli lifted a total of 305kg to win the men’s 73kg crown in the Commonwealth weightlifting championships. Sheuli also bagged the junior title.