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Question 1 Name the head of the new board of the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) formed by National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to appoint chairman of IL&FS? 1) Uday Kotak 2) G.N. Bajpai 3) G.C. Chaturvedi 4) Malini Shankar 5) None of these
Answer - 1) Uday Kotak Explanation: On October 1, 2018, Ministry of Corporate Affairs appealed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to change of the board and management control of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS). The NCLT has changed and appointed 6 members in its place in the board of the company. It is headed by Uday Kotak, MD of Kotak Mahindra Bank. Other members are: G.N. Bajpai, former Sebi chairman, G.C. Chaturvedi, chairman of ICICI Bank, Malini Shankar and Vineet Nayyar, retired IAS officers, and Nandkishore, veteran auditor. These new directors would decide on the chairman by 8 October. The new board would submit the response in the NCLT by 15 October and the tribunal would hear the matter further on 31 October.
Question 2. Who was elected the new President of Hockey India (HI), on 1st October 2018? 1) Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad 2) Gyanendro Ningombam 3) Asima Ali, Bhola Nath Singh 4) Rajinder Singh 5) None of these
Answer - 1) Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad Explanation: On 1st October 2018, Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad was elected the new President of Hockey India (HI). Earlier, Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad was the Secretary General of HI. He replaces Rajinder Singh. Other appointments: Gyanendro Ningombam - Senior Vice President Asima Ali, Bhola Nath Singh - Vice Presidents Rajinder Singh - Secretary General . Tapan Kumar Das -Treasurer e Firoz Ansari, Asunta Lakra Joint Secretar;y
Question 3. Who took over as the new Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of the South Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force (IAF), on October 1, 2018? 1) Air Marshal RK Dhir 2) Air Marshal Sadasiva Rao 3) Air Marshal NK Singhania 4) Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora 5) None of these
Answer - 4) Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora Explanation: On October 1, 2018, Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora took over as the new Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of the South Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Gandhinagar. He replaced Retired Air Marshal RK Dhir. He was commissioned in the IAF as a fighter pilot in December 1981 and has commanded a MIG-21 Bison squadron. Earlier, he was Air Defence Commander at Headquarters of Western Air Command as well as Eastern Air Command. aoc-C) aft pl epilot in
Question 4. What was the theme of International Coffee Day celebrated on 1st October 2018? 1) For the love of coffee 2) Women in Coffee 3) The journey of Coffee 4) Coffee and its Benefits 5) None of these
Answer - 2) Women in Coffee Explanation: On 1st October 2018, International Coffee Day was celebrated throughout the world. In 2015, International Coffee Organization (ICO) day celebrates the journey of the coffee bean from farm to mug. It also encourages coffee as a beverage. Theme: for International Coffee Day 2018 is "Women in Coffee". launched the first official International Coffee Dav. This
Answer - 3) Assam Explanation: On October 1, 2018, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched Wage Compensation scheme for Pregnant Women in tea gardens of the state in Guwahati. Its objective is to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in the tea growing areas. For the implementation of this scheme, an amount of over Rs 55 crore has been allotted in the state's 2018-19 health Budget. According to the scheme, the pregnant woman would receive an amount of Rs. 12,000 given in 4 installments. The disbursement will be in the following manner: The first instalment of Rs 2,000 will be provided during the Ante-Natal Check-up (ANC) registration within the first trimester, Second instalment of Rs 4000 during the sixth month of the pregnancy, The third instalment of Rs 3000 during delivery at a government-approved health institution and The fourth installment of Rs 3,000during the sixth week post-delivery