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Feb 28, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1. Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations (AGNIi) is an initiative of: (a) NITI Aayog (b) Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (c) PMO (d) Ministry of Commerce and Industry 2. The terms “One country, two systems” is often used in the international affairs in the context of: (a) Sri Lanka          […]

Feb 27, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1. Consider the following statements regarding general characteristics associated with tropical cyclones: (i) They are confined to a particular period of the year (mainly summer) and normally move from east to west. (ii) Tropical cyclones move with very low velocity over the oceans but become strong while moving over the land areas. Which of the […]

Feb 26, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1.Consider the following statements about the ‘National Common Mobility Card’ (NCMC) and find the correct ones: (i) It is an initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. (ii) The NCMC card can be used as a regular debit card which can be used at an ATM. (iii) The NCMC card can be used […]

Feb 25, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1. The African catfish, which is banned in India, is still bred illegally by fish-breeders because: (i) It grows fast. (ii) It can tolerate adverse water quality conditions. (iii) It can be raised in dense numbers. Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) i and ii only            […]

Feb 24, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1. Consider the following statements about the ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) and find the correct ones : (i) There are 17 SDGs, which have 169 targets to be achieved by 2030. (ii) The SDGs are legally binding. (iii) United Nations Development Programme provides support to governments to integrate the SDGs into their national development plans […]

22nd February 2021

Why does India need conclusive land titling? Recently, as many States have failed to send in their feedback on a Model Bill on Conclusive Land Titling , the Centre has warned that their agreement would be presumed. The Bill was prepared by the NITI Aayog. Land Titling: It is the generic term used to describe […]

21st February 2021

FII bats for subsidy on e-vehicles to combat pollution Ahead of the State budget next month, the Haryana chapter of Federation of Indian Industry (FII) has demanded focused attention for the promotion of electric vehicles and special allocation to control pollution and provide basic amenities to the industries in the unapproved areas. In a letter […]

20th February 2021

PANGONG DISENGAGEMENT OVER, OTHER FRICTION POINTS Making significant headway in attempts to resolve the nine-month military standoff along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Chinese and Indian troops have completed the first phase of disengagement on the north and south banks of Pangong Tso. Senior commanders will meet Saturday morning to discuss the pullback […]

19th February 2021

Quad meet: India, U.S. call for rule of law in Myanmar India recently joined Australia, Japan and the United States for a ministerial meeting under the quadrilateral grouping during which key issues, including Myanmar, came up for discussion. External Affairs Minister and U.S. Secretary of State said the military takeover in Myanmar featured in the talks and participants reiterated democratic values for the region. […]

Feb 19, 2021 – Daily Quiz

1.Which of the following are Indian Government’s steps towards doubling farmers’ income by 2022 ? (i) Advanced crop varieties for cultivation (ii) Organic farming promotion (iii) New breeds of livestock and poultry (iv) Integrated and mixed farming systems promotion (a) Only ii, iii an iv                   (b) Only […]