9th March, 2018 ( National & International Current Affairs )

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Which of the following state hosted Swachh Shakti-2018?

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Exp: The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in association with the Government of Uttar Pradesh, organized Women’s Convention – called Swachh Shakti 2018 on International Women’s Day

Consider the following statements about Gir National Park

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According to state of Forest Report 2017' published by the Forest Survey of India which of the following states recorded highest growth in mangrove cover in India?

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Exp: Maharashtra has reported the highest growth in mangrove cover, of 82 square kilometres, in the last two years in the country.

NASA’s Juno mission is related to:

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At World Government Summit 2018 held is in Dubai, which App selected as the winner of the Best M-Government Service Award?

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Exp: In the recently concluded World Government Summit 2018 in Dubai, India’s Umang App was named winner of the Best M-Government Service Award in the Accessible Government category while Aadhar won the best emerging technology award

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ is the joint initiative of:

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Exp: Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ is the joint initiative of Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human Resource Development. The objectives of this initiative are: • Prevention of gender biased sex selective elimination, • Ensuring survival & protection of the girl child, • Ensuring education and participation of the girl child

Multi-national Naval Exercise 'Milan-2018’ which is a biennial get-together of foreign navies was started at Port Blair. For the first time which country is participating in the exercise?

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2018 World ATM Congress was held in:

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What is the name of association of all Indian Metro Rail companies launched by cabinet secretary recently?

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“I-METROS” is the name of an association of all Indian Metro Rail companies was launched at the Conference on “Indian Metros: Collaborating for Excellence”. The platform will be a forum an exchange of ideas, pooling of knowledge and sharing of experience, best practices, innovations etc. among the Indian Metro Rail companies to nurture excellence in performance.

Who among the following has been elected as 10th chief minister of Tripura?

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Exp: Recently Neiphiu Rio elected as CM of Nagaland Conrad Sangma elected as CM of Meghalaya Biplab Deb Kumar elected as CM of Tripura

Government announces launch of ‘SUVIDHA’ 100% Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP). In this context consider the following statements about PMBJP:

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Exp: “Jan Aushadhi” is the novel project launched by Government of India in the year 2008 to provide Quality Medicines at Affordable Prices for All. In 2015, the 'Jan Aushadhi Scheme' was revamped as 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana' (PMJAY). In 2016, to give further impetus to the scheme, it was again renamed as "Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana" (PMBJP).

On which of the following dates Zero discrimination day was celebrated?

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Exp: Zero Discrimination Day is an annual day celebrated by the UN and other international organisations. The day aims to promote equality before the law and in practice throughout all of the member countries of the UN. The day was first celebrated on March 1, 2014, and was launched by UNAIDS What if … is the Zero Discrimination Day campaign for year 2018

Consider the following statements about Women Entrepreneurship Platform:

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Recently union cabinet approved a Rs 1,151 crore scheme to promote in-situ (in the farm itself) management of crop residue for which of the following states?

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India’s first Union territory to run 100% on solar power:

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Exp: Diu has become the first Union Territory of the country to run 100 per cent on solar power energy. The installation of solar power plants has resulted in significantly reducing the power loss which was earlier faced when the UT consumed electricity supplied from the power grid owned by the Gujarat government.

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