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Questions Based on Current Affairs December 5 2019

  1. Name the Made in India, fast interceptor vessel that was gifted by India to Maldives on December 4, 2019 to enhance it’s maritime security.
    1) COUACH
    2) RANI ABBAKKA
    3) KAAMIYAAB
    4) RAJSHREE
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) KAAMIYAAB
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019 the prime minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and the president of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih jointly inaugurated 4 key development projects in Maldives via video conference. India gifted Made in India Coast Guard Ship(CGS) Kaamiyaab, which is a fast interceptor vessel. The CGS Kaamiyaab would help in enhancing the maldives’ maritime security, and also promote blue economy (use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods etc) and tourism. It was handed over to the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF). It was constructed by L&T (Larsen & Toubro) in Gujarat.

  2. Where did India launched Rupay Card and 3 fish processing plants recently ?
    1) Maldives
    2) Mauritius
    3) Morocco
    4) Seychelles
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Maldives
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019 the prime minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and the president of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih jointly inaugurated 4 key development projects in Maldives via video conference. The 4 projects are gifting of Made in India Coast Guard Ship(CGS) Kaamiyaaba, which is a fast interceptor vessel, to Maldives, launch of RuPay card, lighting up of Malé using LED (Light Emitting Diodes) lights, and launch of 3 fish processing plants. India also plans to undertake several High impact community development projects implemented by the Addu City Council in Maldives.

  3. Name the institute, that develop and will maintain the 1st of its kind Independent Director’s Databank in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 to strengthen the institution of independent directors under the companies act .
    1) Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI)
    2) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
    3) Indian Institute for Corporate Affairs (IICA)
    4) Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Indian Institute for Corporate Affairs (IICA)
    Explanation:
    On December 2, 2019 the secretary of ministry of corporate affairs, Shri Injeti Srinivas launched Independent Director’s Databank in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made thereunder. Powered by integrated Learning Management System(LMS), the data bank was launched to strengthen the institution of independent directors under the companies act. It has been developed and will be maintained by Indian Institute for Corporate Affairs (IICA) and is a first of its kind by the ministry.

  4. Which organization in association with Women and Child Development (WCD) launched “YuWaah- (Generation Unlimited India)” to promote the secondary education and training to build the skills young people need for productive lives and work ?
    1) Children’s Defense Fund
    2) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    3) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    4) Children International
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has joined hands with UNICEF
    ( United Nations Children’s Fund ) to launch “YuWaah- (Generation Unlimited India)” with the aim to transform the countries involved into hubs of education, skilling and employment for its more than 300 million young people aged 10-24 years. The new initiative YuWaah (word “Yuva”, in the Hindi language, means young person) promotes the secondary education and training to build the skills young people need for productive lives and work & also boost the number of quality work opportunities available to youth.

  5. Under which scheme, the Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 18 projects worth Rs 1456 crore to develop and promote tourism in the North Eastern (NE) region ?
    1) Swadesh Darshan & Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)
    2) Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana & Swadesh Darshan
    3) Hridaya Plan and PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive)
    4) Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive)
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive)
    Explanation:
    On December 3, 2019 the Ministry of Tourism with a focus to develop and promote tourism in the North Eastern (NE) region, has sanctioned 18 projects under the Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive) Schemes for the entire NE region for Rs 1456 crore.

  6. Where was the foundation stone of India’s first Ganga centralised aqualab laid ?
    1) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
    2) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    3) Guwahati, Assam
    4) Kolkata, West Bengal
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
    Explanation:
    On November 28, 2019 the Uttarakhand state forest minister Shri Harak Singh Rawat laid foundation stone of India’s first Ganga centralised aqualab at Wildlife Institute of India (WII) Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The aqualabs will be set up under the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG). Various aquatic life forms found in the 2525-kilometer-long Ganga river would be preserved in the lab WII.

  7. What is the fixed maturity of India’s 1st corporate bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) “Bharat Bond ETF” ?
    1) 5 and 9 years
    2) 3 and 7 years
    3) 3 and 10 years
    4) 5 and 10 years
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 3 and 10 years
    Explanation:
    The CCEA gave its approval to launch India’s 1st corporate bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) “Bharat Bond ETF” to create an additional source of funding for the Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Central Public Financial Institutions (CPFIs) and other Government organizations. This move will allow retail investors to buy government debt by providing low cost access to bond markets with smaller amounts as low as Rs. 1,000. The bond will be issued by central public sector enterprises/undertakings (PSUs) or any other government organization bonds. (Initially, all AAA rated bonds.) Bond Maturity: The bond has a fixed maturity of 3 and 10 years and will trade on the stock exchanges. Each of these series will have separate index of the same maturity.

  8. How much amount was penalized for company executives who violate privacy norms as per Personal Data Protection Bill ?
    1) Rs 25 crore or 4% of an entity’s global revenue
    2) Rs 15 crore or 4% of an entity’s global revenue
    3) Rs 30 crore or 4% of an entity’s global revenue
    4) Rs 45 crore or 4% of an entity’s global revenue
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Rs 15 crore or 4% of an entity’s global revenue
    Explanation:
    The CCEA approved Personal Data Protection Bill. The bill proposes a penalty of up to Rs 15 crore or 4% of an entity’s global revenue and up to 3-year jail term for company executives who violate privacy norms. The bill mandates storage of critical data of individuals by internet companies within the country. Sensitive data can be transferred overseas only after explicit consent of the data owner. Critical data will be defined by the govt from time to time. The bill has been approved and will be introduced during the current winter session.

  9. Which two countries Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) for cooperation on strategic projects in the field of Railways was approved on 4th December, 2019 ?
    1) India and Germany
    2) India and Russia
    3) India and China
    4) India and United States
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) India and Germany
    Explanation:
    The CCEA has approved the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between India and Germany for cooperation on strategic projects in the field of Railways. The JDI in this regard was signed in November 2019 by the Indian Ministry of Railways(MoR) and Federal Ministry for economic affairs and energy of the Federal Republic of Germany.

  10. Which country’s Election Commission has signed an MoU with Election Commission of India (ECI) for cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration ?
    1) Mauritius
    2) Madagascar
    3) Seychelles
    4) Maldives
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Maldives
    Explanation:
    The CCEA has approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Election Commission of India (ECI) and the Election Commission of Maldives(ECM) for cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration.The MoU includes exchange of knowledge and experience in electoral management process, support in exchanging information, training of personnel, capacity building etc thus promoting bilateral cooperation.

  11. Where was the 2019 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Summit held ?
    1) Ottawa, Canada
    2) Brussels, Belgium
    3) London, United Kingdom (UK)
    4) Washington D.C., United States (US)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) London, United Kingdom (UK)
    Explanation:
    The United Kingdom(UK) hosted two day organised 2019 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Summit in London from December 3-4, 2019. The year 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the summit. It was attended by NATO leaders and chaired by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. The purpose of the summit was to make the heads of state and heads of government of NATO member countries to evaluate and provide strategic direction for Alliance activities.

  12. Which country topped in the Germanwatch’s 15th edition of “Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2020: Who Suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-Related Loss Events in 2018 and 1999 to 2018” ?
    1) Madagascar
    2) Japan
    3) Germany
    4) Philippines
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Japan
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019, According to the 15th edition of “Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2020: Who Suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-Related Loss Events in 2018 and 1999 to 2018” released by Germanwatch (a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Bonn, Germany). Japan topped the list of the most affected countries with the CRI score of 5.50. It was severely affected by three strong extreme weather events (including Typhoon Jebi in September 2018) during 2018.

  13. What is the rank of India in the Germanwatch’s 15th edition of “Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2020: Who Suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-Related Loss Events in 2018 and 1999 to 2018” ?
    1) 9
    2) 3
    3) 7
    4) 5
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) 5
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019, According to the 15th edition of  “Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2020: Who Suffers Most from Extreme Weather Events? Weather-Related Loss Events in 2018 and 1999 to 2018” released by Germanwatch (a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Bonn, Germany), India ranked 5th in the global list of most climate-affected country in 2018 with the CRI score of 18.17 .India’s rank has worsened from the 14th position in 2017 due to severe rainfalls, followed by heavy flooding and landslides that killed over 1000 people.

    Ranking 2018 Country Name CRI Score Ranking 2017
    1 Japan 5.50 36
    2 Philippines 11.17 20
    3 Germany 13.83 40
    4 Madagascar 15.83 72
    5 India 18.17 14


  14. Which country topped in the Comparitech’s list of invasive use of Biometrics ?
    1) Pakistan
    2) United States of America(USA)
    3) China
    4) Malaysia
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) China
    Explanation:
    On 4th December 2019, a study done by Comparitech, Britain-based tech research firm, states that China, Malaysia and Pakistan come before India in the invasive use of Biometrics list.

  15. What is the rank of India in the Comparitech’s list of invasive use of Biometrics ?
    1) 5
    2) 7
    3) 6
    4) 3
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) 5
    Explanation:
    On 4th December 2019, a study done by Comparitech, Britain-based tech research firm, states that India ranks 5th along with Taiwan, Indonesia and the Philippines in the list of invasive use of Biometrics while China, Malaysia and Pakistan come before India in the list. India’s performance could have been worse if the Aadhar, India’s national biometric database had been under the access of Police and other investigation agencies.
    List of top Ranks in the invasive use of Biometrics:

    Country Rank Score out of 25
    China 1 24
    Malaysia 2 21
    Pakistan 3 21
    The United States of America(USA) 4 20
    India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan 5 19


  16. What is the Repo Rate announced by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the 5th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Rates for 2019-20 ?
    1) 5.35%
    2) 5.25%
    3) 5.15%
    4) 5%
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 5.15%
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced its 5th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Rates for 2019-20 in Mumbai , Maharashtra. The three-day (December 3 – 5, 2019) policy review meeting by the 6 members of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das with the members -Dr. Chetan Ghate, Dr. Pami Dua, Dr. Ravindra H. Dholakia, Dr. Michael Debabrata Patra, Shri Bibhu Prasad Kanungo.    Current rates:

    Policy Rates under Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF)
    Repo Rate 5.15%
    Reverse Repo Rate 4.90%
    Marginal standing facility (MSF) Rate 5.40%
    Bank Rate 5.40%
    Reserve Ratios
    Cash reserve Ratio (CRR) 4%
    Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) (18.50% from October 12, 2019 It will again change on January 4, 2020) 18.75%


  17. What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)of India for the year 2019-20 as per the 5th Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Rates ?
    1) 5.5 %
    2) 5.3 %
    3) 5.1 %
    4) 5 %
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) 5 %
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has sharply reduced the GDP growth forecast for the current financial year –FY 20 (or 2019) to 5 % from the earlier estimate of 6.1 % due to weak domestic and external demand.

  18. Which firm has partnered with IDFC (Infrastructure Development Finance Company) Bank and Yes Bank to offer FASTags to truck fleet owners free of cost ?
    1) Lalamove
    2) BlackBuck
    3) Convoy
    4) Next Trucking
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) BlackBuck
    Explanation:
    On November 28, 2019, BlackBuck, India’s largest online trucking platform. has partnered with leading private sector lenders IDFC (Infrastructure Development Finance Company) Bank and Yes Bank to offer FASTags to truck fleet owners free of cost. With this partnership, truck owners can order FASTags on Blackbuck’s Boss app. It will be given free at their doorstep till 31st December 2019.

  19. Which insurance company has launched “my:health Woman Suraksha policy”, a comprehensive medical insurance scheme specially designed for women ?
    1) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    2) ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company
    3) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company
    4) IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Limited
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019, HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company, India’s third-largest non-life insurance provider in the private sector, has launched “my:health Woman Suraksha policy”, a comprehensive medical insurance scheme specially designed for women. People aged 18–65 years are eligible for the policy & they offered a sum insured ranging from Rs. 1 lakh to 1 crore.The policy is designed to provide financial support during medical emergencies and sicknesses in women’s lives. The policy provides for a reduction in women’s fitness (physical and mental fitness) during the course of the renewal.

  20. Which organization has announced the establishment of Aerospace and Defence Industry Group in order to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of aerospace and defence between both the nations ?
    1) Russia India Business Council (RUSIBC)
    2) Canada India Business Council (CANIBC)
    3) UK India Business Council (UKIBC)
    4) US India Business Council (USIBC)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) UK India Business Council (UKIBC)
    Explanation:
    On November 29, 2019 the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) announced the establishment of Aerospace and Defence Industry Group in order to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of aerospace and defence between both the nations. It will advance India’s defence acquisition process and also foster long-term technology and hardware transfers. In 2019, a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) was signed on ‘defence technology industrial capability cooperation’ by UK (United Kingdom) and India to enhance defence cooperation.

  21. Which organization has presented the awards for organ donation on 10th organ donation day ?
    1) Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (OTTO)
    2) National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO)
    3) World Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (WOTTO)
    4) International Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (IOTTO)
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO)
    Explanation:
    States were bestowed with awards for organ donation the event was organized by NOTTO (National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization) of Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry (MoHFW) headed by Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare at Vigyan Bhavan.

  22. Name the state, that was bestowed with Best State award in cadaveric organ donation for the fifth time by NOTTO (National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization) .
    1) Gujarat
    2) Maharashtra
    3) Uttar Pradesh
    4) Tamil Nadu
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Tamil Nadu
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu (TN) was bestowed with Best State award in cadaveric organ donation for the fifth time, Gujarat won three awards for the Best SOTTO (State Organ Tissue Transplant Organization), Best hospital and Best coordinator in the organ donation field and Madhya Pradesh (MP) won the Best SOTTO award.Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu won the Best Performing Hospital award.The 10th organ donation day was headed by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and C.Vijayabaskar, Health Minister, Tamil Nadu.

  23. Which organization has presented 15th edition of Mother Teresa Memorial Awards for Social Justice (MTMA) awards 2019 ?
    1) Harmony Foundation
    2) Clinton Foundation
    3) Adelson Foundation
    4) Bush Foundation
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Harmony Foundation
    Explanation:
    On November 4, 2019, Harmony Foundation has presented 15th edition of Mother Teresa Memorial Awards for Social Justice (MTMA) awards 2019 to noble reformists at the MTMA ceremony held with the theme ‘Combating Contemporary Forms of Slavery’at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

    S.No Winner Award for
    1 Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi (Founder, Bachpan Bachao Andolan) fight against child labour and trafficking in India and South East Asia
    2 Ajeet Singh (Founder, Guria) An activist who fearlessly spearheads the fight to combat sexual exploitation of women and children in India.
    3 Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH, USA ) An organisation that continually upholds ethical practices in medicine and its fight against organ trafficking especially in China.
    4 Free A Girl (Founder, Evelien Hölsken) An organization honored for uniquely re-integrating former sex-workers into civil society by training them into becoming future advocates.
    5 JEEVIKA (Founder, Dr. Kiran Kamal Prasad) An organisation working to end bonded 30,000 labour in Karnataka by freeing and rehabilitating those who have been trapped in its clutches.
    6 Junior Nzita Nsuami For spearheading the international campaign through the United Nations against the use of child soldiers in war
    7 Rob Williams (CEO, War Child UK) He rescues, reforms and rehabilitates child soldiers rescued from warlords and armed groups notably in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.
    8 Alezandra Russell (Founder, Urban Light) She runs an organisation in Thailand that empowers & rehabilitates boys and men who are victims of trafficking and exploitation.
    9 Hsina Kharbhih (Founder, Impulse NGO Network) An organisation rescues and empoweres more than 72,000 vulnerable victims from the fate of trafficking
    10 Office for the Rescue of Yazidis (Director, Hussein Al-Qaidi) An organisation that has successfully rescued over 3500 Yazidi women and children from the perilous clutches of ISIS and are still on a mission to rescue others.
    11 PRERANA (Co-Founder, Priti Patkar) An NGO that attempts to abolish intergenerational prostitution.
    12 Rob Williams (CEO, War Child UK) For using his skills as a filmmaker to spread awareness about the existence of contemporary forms of slavery and inspiring the fight against it


  24. Name the 1st living Swiss , whose face was engraved in the Swiss coin .
    1) Ueli Maurer
    2) Claude Nicollier
    3) Roger Federer
    4) Martina Hingis
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Roger Federer
    Explanation:
    On 3rd December 2019, Roger Federer(38), from Basel Switzerland becomes the first ever living Swiss to have his face engraved in the Swiss coin. Roger’s image was engraved in a 20-Franc silver coin by the Swissmint, official mint of the Swiss Confederation. It is the first time in history that a living person’s is being honoured with his image engraved on the Swiss coin. The first minting ran off 55,000 units being sold out between the 2nd and 19th of December 2019 and more coins will be minted during May 2020 on a 50-Franc gold coin with a different design.

  25. Who released the yearly magazine of BSF called ‘Borderman’ on the occasion of 55th raising day of BSF (Border Security Force) on December 1, 2019 ?
    1) Giriraj Singh
    2) Nityanand Rai
    3) G. Kishan Reddy
    4) Sanjay Jaiswal
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Nityanand Rai
    Explanation:
    The yearly magazine called ‘Borderman’ was released by Nityanand Rai, Minister of State for Home Affairs on the occasion of 55th raising day of BSF (Border Security Force) organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs. The 55th raising day of BSF (Border Security Force) was celebrated on the 1st of December 2019.

  26. Which institute has partnered with National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) to create “Gandhipedia”, an online repository holding the Books, Letters and Speeches written by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to celebrate his 150th birth anniversary ?
    1) Indian Institutes of Technology – Madras and Delhi
    2) Indian Institutes of Technology – Kharagpur and Kanpur
    3) Indian Institutes of Technology – Madras and Gandhinagar
    4) Indian Institutes of Technology – Gandhinagar and Kharagpur
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Indian Institutes of Technology – Gandhinagar and Kharagpur
    Explanation:
    The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and IIT (Indian Institutes of Technology) Gandhinagar and Kharagpur, join hands to create “Gandhipedia”, an online repository holding the Books, Letters and Speeches written by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to celebrate his 150th birth anniversary.The project will be executed under the Ministry of Culture headed by Animesh Mukherjee, professor in the IIT kharagpur, Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

  27. What was the theme of the International Volunteer Day (IVD) for Economic and Social Development that observed on 5th December 2019 ?
    1) Theme – “Volunteer for an inclusive future”
    2) Theme – “Volunteers build Resilient Communities”
    3) Theme – “VolunteersActFirst. Here. Everywhere”
    4) Theme – “Global Applause – give volunteers a hand”
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Theme – “Volunteer for an inclusive future”
    Explanation:
    On 5th December, the International Day (IVD) for Economic and Social Development is observed every year by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. The theme of IVD 2019 is “Volunteer for an inclusive future”.The day acts as an opportunity for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts and values and to promote their work and efforts among their communities and other organizations.

  28. What was the theme of the World Soil Day that observed on 5th December 2019 ?
    1) Theme – “Healthy soils for a healthy life”
    2) Theme – “Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future”
    3) Theme – “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”
    4) Theme – “Soils and pulses, a symbiosis for life”
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Theme – “Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future”
    Explanation:
    On December 5,2019, World Soil Day is celebrated by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations (UN) with the aim to raise awareness and call people to Stop Soil Pollution. The theme for the year 2019 is “Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future”. The first World Soil Day was celebrated on 5 December, 2014.

  29. Name the scheme launched by Andhra Pradesh government, that provides a stipend of Rs 5,000 to junior lawyers .
    1) YSR Arogyasri
    2) YSR Asara
    3) YSR Law Nestham scheme
    4) YSR Rythu Bharosa
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) YSR Law Nestham scheme
    Explanation:
    On 3rd December 2019, which is also observed as the National lawyers day, Yeduguri Sandinti Jaganmohan Reddy, Chief Minister (CM) of Andhra Pradesh launched the YSR (Yuvajana Sramika Rythu) Law Nestham scheme at Tadepalli, Andhra Pradesh that provides a stipend of Rs 5,000 to junior lawyers .The eligibility of the candidate is, they should be under the age of 35 and must be a graduate in Law and only one member from each family is eligible to apply for the scheme, also junior lawyers who have stopped practising law are not eligible. Junior lawyers will be eligible for the scheme for the remaining three years after completing the first three years of practice. Also senior lawyers with 15 years of practice experience and who are currently active in practice with certification from the Bar Association are also applicable for the scheme.

  30. Which state government approved to create land banks in rural areas for industrial development ?
    1) Gujarat
    2) Assam
    3) Uttar Pradesh
    4) Punjab
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Punjab
    Explanation:
    On December 2, 2019, Punjab state Cabinet chaired by its Chief Minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh gave in-principle approval to amend the Punjab Village Common Land (Regulation) Rules, 1964 to create land banks in rural areas to promote industrial development.Along with this,amendments are further improved to ensure that the panchayats get their dues. The interests of panchayats in land acquisition should also be kept in mind.

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. What is the Capital and Currency of Germany ?
    Answer-Capital- Berlin (also the largest city). Currency- Euro

  2. Who is the Executive Director of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ?
    Answer-Henrietta H. Fore

  3. Where is the headquarter of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) located ?
    Answer-Brussels, Belgium

  4. Who is the MD and CEO of IDFC (Infrastructure Development Finance Company) Bank ?
    Answer-Mr.V. Vaidyanathan

  5. What is the tagline of the YES Bank ?
    Answer-Experience our Expertise

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