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JANUARY 16, CURRENT AFFAIRS
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1. Which state government has launched the farm debt-waiver scheme Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana'? a) Madhya Pradesh b) Odisha c) Jharkhand d) Punjab
Answer: a) Madhya Pradesh In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath launched the Rs 50,000-crore farm debt-waiver scheme named 'Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana' on January 16, 2019. It would benefit 55 lakh small and marginal farmers.
2. Trishna gas project is located in which of the following states? a) Nagaland c) Manipur b) Tripura d) Assam
Answer: b) Tripura The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has recently given its approval for the Trishna Gas project of ONGC to extract Natural Gas from Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary (TWS) in Belonia subdivision of Gomati district of Tripura V ONGC has discovered 10-12 gas bearing wells in the sanctuary The NBWL is a statutory organization constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972, and is chaired by the Prime Minister.
3. Who has been named as the chief coach for the Indian women boxers? a) b) c) d) Gurbaz Singh Sandhu Anoop Kumar Mohammed Ali Qamar Chhote Lal Yadav
Answer: c) Mohammed Ali Qamar Mohammed Ali Qamar, India's first Commonwealth Games gold medal in boxing, has been named as the chief coach for the Indian women boxers. He's the youngest to hold this position. V Ali Qamar replaced veteran Shiv Singh as the women's coach. Prior to this, Ali Qamar was an assistant coach in the national camp for more than a year. Ali Qamar in the 2002 Manchester edition of the Commonwealth Games, the first Indian ever to win a Commonwealth Boxing Gold
4. Who is the convenor of the newly constituted Group of Ministers (GoM) to look at issues related to lottery under GST? a) Sudhir Mungantiwar b) c) d) Himanta Biswa Sarma Mauvin Godinho Krishna Byre Gowda
Answer a) Sudhir Mungantiwar In pursuance of decision in the 32nd Meeting of GST Council held on 10th January 2019 at New Delhi, a Group of Ministers (GoM) on issues relating to lottery has been constituted, The ministerial panel headed by Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar will examine uniformity of taxation on lottery under GST or other issu es arising out of it,
Answer: c) Srihari Nataraj On 15th Jan 2019, Srihari Nataraj, a Karnataka Swimmer has emerged as the most prolific gold medal winner in Khelo India Youth Games. He has won 7 gold medals in swimming events. P Likith from Karnataka won 5 Gold medals and a bronze medal in swimming. They both are the most decorated gold meallists of the Games.
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10. Who has been appointed as the CEO of International Cricket Council. a. Manu Saney b. Minu Sawhney c. Manu Sawhney d. Minu Saney
Answer: c. Manu Sawhney
11. 9th International Micro Irrigation Conference Held? a. Aurangabad b. Hyderabad c. Allahabad d. Cochin
Answer: a. Aurangabad The conference focused on the theme of "Micro Irrigation and Modern Agriculture". V Union Minister for water resources and river development Shri Nitin Gadkari officially inaugurated the event.