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PRACTICE QUESTION Kishori Amonkar, the renowned Hindustani classical vocalist has passed away. She hailed from which Gharana? a) Kirana b) Agra c) Patiala d) Jaipur The Post your answers below! (without googling)
YESTERDAY'S PRACTICE QUESTION Consider the following statements about Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) 1. Its headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh 2. It has 16 members presently and India is one of key founder members of it Select the correct options from below- a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both correct d) None of the above Answer-> C,Both are correct
unacademy IlSc ranked India's top university in 2017 NIRF Survey . This year it is second edition NIRF survey and was released as part of the India Rankings 2017 for the Educational Institutions. NIRF- outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country based on the parameters broadly covering Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional practices, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and inclusivity and Perception. It covers six categories of institutions including universities, engineering, management, pharmacy, architecture and colleges. . Govt. seeks opinion on changes in RTIAct The Centre has sought public opinion on proposed amendments to the Right to Information Act, with respect to the powers ofthe Central Information Commission (CIC), filing of applications, complaints and appeals. An amendment proposes that an applicant can file complaints within 135 days of filing the application under the Act provision empowering the CIC to convert a complaint into a second appeal the CIC has been given the power to decide if an appeal or a complaint can be withdrawn on the applicant's request . 7
unacademy SASEC Group can add $70 bn. to GDP Launch of the strategic vision document titled "SASEC: Powering Asia in the 21st Century" The step comes in the backdrop of the absence of any substantive deal-making in the SAARC grouping due to the rivalry between India and Pakistan Charts a new strategic road map to guide sub-regional development through 2025 by enhancing market connectivity beyond physical connectivity . . .It will supplement the SASEC Operational Plan 2016-2025 released in May 2016 . It would rely on regional cooperation that focuses on generating synergies between three levers-natural resources, industrial potential, and connectivity SASEC six (6) member countries of the South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program- Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka . Established in 2001 .SASEC program is a project-based partnership . to promote regional prosperity by improving cross-border connectivity, boosting trade among member countries, and strengthening regional economic cooperation Asian Development Bank (ADB) is the secretariat and lead financier of the SASEC program. SASEC priority areas of cooperation: Transport, Trade Facilitation, Energy. Economic Corridor Development .
NATIONAL unacademy Global initiative launched to fight fake news news literacy a global concern to combat the spread of fake news and improve Defence Ministry nod to buy Barak missiles public understanding of journalism Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) of the Defence Ministry Israeli-built Barak short-range SAMs are installed on most of the front-line warships replace the current ones which have completed their shelf life . Fake news became a serious issue in the U.S. election campaign CrossCheck, a fact-checking platform aimed at detecting fake information that could affect the French presidential election in other deals e thermograph . hoaxes and misinformation affecting elections inother deals : expendable Bathy thermograph Europe "click farms" generate revenue from online advertising using made-up news stories Facebook and Google to root out misinformation systems for the Navy It detect temperature changes under water through the foreign military sales route from the U.S. . mission is "to advance news literacy to increase And, procurement of equipment to counter trust in journalism around the world and to better inform the public conversation mines in the sea .Facebook and Google :to cut off advertising revenues to news sites promoting misinformation To help people make more informed decisions when they do encounter false news .
NATIONAL unacademy PM's Israel trip may see UAV deal Pranab hopeful of reviving Vikramshila University . visited the excavated ruins of Vikramshila Heron TP armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) University here in Bihar and said he would talk to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the revival of the ancient seat of Buddhist learning. ancient seats of learning like Nalanda, Takshshila and Vikramshila used to playa pivotal role in research The deal is expected to cost around $400 million for 10 drones. The discussion for the Heron TP drones has been going on for several years but the exact status of the deal is unclear as the progress is strictly under wraps. Heron TP is a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) drone which can fly upto an altitude of 45,000 feet, has an endurance of over 30 hours and can carry a mission payload of 1,000 kgs. .The institution, one of the two important seats of . Buddhist teaching in India during the Pala dynasty rule, was established by King Dharmapala as a centre of Buddhist and Tantric learning . The other defence deal expected during the visit PM had announced a Rs 500 crore package for the university in August 2015, while the State government was expected to provide around 500 acres for the institution. is for two additional Phalcon long range Airborne Warning And Control Systems (AWACS) which would ioin the three svstems in service with the Air Force
NATIONAL unacademy Indonesia's 'selfie monkey' threatened monkeys face threat- aggressively hunted to be eaten macaque species are facing extinction because of shrinking habitat Authorities and activists: to stop consuming the critically endangered monkeys As it is one of many exotic creatures that form part of the local indigenous community's diet scientific name is Macaca nigra,Found in Indonesia threats from poachers to the destruction of their habitat macaque's meat : ethnic Minahasan people, a largely Christian group in the world's most populous Muslim- majority country . . . They have no reservation about eating exotic animals . macaques and some other animals at the market are protected by Indonesian lavw
unacademy No of beneficiaries under Uilwala Yolana No of beneficiaries under Uiiwala Yojan Manufacturing activity expands at fastest pace in five crosses 2 cr mark months . Nikkei Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose The number of beneficiaries of PM Ujjwala Yojana for providing LPG connections to BPL households has crossed 2 crore mark in less than a year. Under the scheme, an adult woman member of a below poverty line family identified through the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) is given a deposit- free LPG connection with financial assistance of Rs 1,600 per connection by the Centre. to 52.5 in Mar 2017. Reflecting a sustained improvement in operating conditions A positive development in the Indian manufacturing sector, Rates of expansion in factory orders and production accelerated . . . This encouraging some companies To increase their input buying and take on additional workers What is the 'Purchasing Managers' Index- PMI The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) is an indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector. The PMI is based on five major indicators: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries and the employment environment. 7