14th March, 2018 ( National & International Current Affairs )

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Which of the following organization has won 2017 Kochon prize?

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The 2017 Kochon Prize was awarded to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for building a tradition of excellence in TB research and development The $65,000 Prize is awarded annually by Stop TB Partnership to individuals and/or organizations that have made a significant contribution to combating TB. The ICMR emerged the winner from amongst 18 nominations.

Consider the following statements about Bidya Devi Bhandari:

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Head quarters of International Air Transport Association (IATA) is located at

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Note: Recently The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the National Aviation University to enhance human resource availability in India's aviation industry.

Newton-Bhabha Fund is the joint initiative of:

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The Newton-Bhabha Fund (£50 million over 5 years from the UK and matched efforts from India) is an important programme, with a strong interdisciplinary dimension that will further strategise the science, research and innovation cooperation between the UK and India.

Every year World Consumer Rights Day is celebrated on:

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The Department of Consumer Affairs is celebrating the World Consumer Rights Day this year with the theme “Making Digital Marketplaces Fairer” in New Delhi on 15th March 2018

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign to eradicate Tuberculosis, TB from India by 2025. TB is a

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Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by the bacterium Mycobacteriumtuberculosis (MTB). Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body.

Recently Stephen Hawking passed away. Consider the following statement about Hawking

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Recently President of India Ramnath Kovind inaugurated World Hindi secretariat at:

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is related to:

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Parker Solar Probe is a planned NASA robotic spacecraft to probe the outer corona of the Sun

11th World Hindi Conference will be held in:

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Note: Apart from India, Mauritius is the only country where this conference is being hosted for a third time.

The first Indian President to visit Madagascar:

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Which of the following was the first Gulf country to introduce VAT?

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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates introduced value-added tax, a first for the Gulf which has long prided itself on its tax-free, cradle-to-grave welfare system.

Consider the following statements about POSHAN Abhiyaan:

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e- Samvad portal is related to:

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e-Samvad is a portal started by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to provide a platform to interact with NGOs, civil society and concerned citizens.

Which state government decided to set up committee to find solution for River Yamuna’s polluted water?

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Haryana state government decided set up committee to find solution for River Yamuna’s polluted water. The committee led by Om Parkash Dhankhar, State Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister

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