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Ashish Malik
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  3. Defence Innovation Hubs The Defence Innovation Organisation set up under Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) framework has announced setting up of two Defence Innovation Hubs (DIHs) in Tamil Nadu (Coimbatore) and Maharashtra (Nashik) 1. The Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) framework of the Government envisages setting up and managing independent Defence Innovation Hubs (DIHs) 2. These DIHs will serve as platforms where innovators can get information about needs and feedback from the Services directly and create solutions for India's major defence platforms. This structure is also geared towards attracting more innovators to work for the defence sector in India.


  4. Minimum criterion for setting up Defence Innovation Hubs Any Central Government recognized Incubator including but not limited to: 1. Department of Science and Technology (DST) recognized Incubators 2. Atal Innovation Mission, NITIAayog created Atal Incubation Centers (AICs) and Established Incubation Centers (EICs). 3. Ministry of MSME recognized incubators. 4. Any other incubator recognized or funded through any Central government scheme. 5. The incubator located in districts mentioned in the list of SME clusters hosted by the Ministry of MSME in collaboration with UNIDO 6. Incubator / Hub promoted by local industry associations.


  5. DRDO's 'Dare to Dream' contest: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has launched Dare to Dream', a contest to encourage startups and individuals to come up with innovative defence and aerospace technologies. Applicants are invited to send innovative, workable proposals that can impact various related domains. The winning entries, which should specify the plan of executing it into a prototype, stand to get one of five prizes ranging from *3 lakh to 10 lakh in two categories. The military R&D organisation has asked for solutions in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems, Cybersecurity, Hypersonic Technologies, Smart Materials, Quantum Computing, and Soldier as a System


  6. 'Sarthi Sandesh Vahini': Context: Uttar Pradesh has launched 'Sarthi Sandesh Vahini' mission. The 'Sarthi Sandesh Vahini' is a mission started by the state family welfare department with an aim to spread awareness regarding family planning in urban and rural areas. Under this campaign, vehicles will provide family planning information to the viewers through various documentaries and fil .


  7. MCQs- 12/02/2019 Q.1 The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has signed a Letter of Intent (Lol) with which country regarding Marine Pollution.: A. Netherland B. France C. Norway D. Germany


  8. Q.2 Choose the correct statement(s): . 1. The majority portion of the marine pollution comes from the land 2. Air pollution also carries pesticides from farms and dust into the marine waters Code: A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both D. None


  9. Q.2 Choose the correct statement(s): . 1. The majority portion of the marine pollution comes from the land 2. Air pollution also carries pesticides from farms and dust into the marine waters Code: A. 1 only B. 2 only C. Both D. None


  10. . Q.3 Consider the following: . 1. 'Give it Up' scheme encourages well-to-do households to voluntarily give up their PNG subsidy . 2. The money surrendered under this movement will be utlised for poor to get connection in rural areas only who are still using firewood for cooking. Which of the above is/are correct? A. 1only B. 2only C. Both D. None


  11. . Q.3 Consider the following: . 1. 'Give it Up' scheme encourages well-to-do households to voluntarily give up their PNG subsidy . 2. The money surrendered under this movement will be utlised for poor to get connection in rural areas only who are still using firewood for cooking. Which of the above is/are correct? A. 1only B. 2only C. Both D. None


  12. . Q. 4 Which of the below statement is/are true regarding Maithili Language? 1. Tirhuta is the script of broader cultural Mithila. 2. It is an extremely ancient script 3. It is one of the scripts of the broader North Eastern India 4. The oldest form of Mithilakshar is found in the Sahodara stone inscriptions of 950 AD Code: A. 2 and4 B. 1, 2 and3 C. 1, 3 and 4 D. All of the above


  13. . Q. 4 Which of the below statement is/are true regarding Maithili Language? 1. Tirhuta is the script of broader cultural Mithila. 2. It is an extremely ancient script 3. It is one of the scripts of the broader North Eastern India. 4. The oldest form of Mithilakshar is found in the Sahodara stone inscriptions of 950 AD Code: A. 2 and 4 B. 1, 2 and3 C. 1, 3 and 4 D. All of the above


  14. Q.5 The Defence Innovation Organisation set up under Innovations for Defence Excellence (IDEX) framework has announced setting up of two Defence Innovation Hubs (DIHs) in A. Coimbatore and Nashik B. Pune and Coimbatore C. Nashik and Visakhapatnam D. Pune and Vijaywada


  15. Q.5 The Defence Innovation Organisation set up under Innovations for Defence Excellence (IDEX) framework has announced setting up of two Defence Innovation Hubs (DIHs) in A. Coimbatore and Nashik B. Pune and Coimbatore C. Nashik and Visakhapatnam D. Pune and Vijaywada