Daily Current Tablet : 19th July 2016

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1. Which organization has announced the discovery of 104 new planets outside solar system?
Answer. NASA


2. The discovery of 104 new planets outside solar system has been done by which telescope?
Kepler Space Telescope


3. Name the nutrition associates, which has entered into a two-year exclusive partnership with Indian Olympic Association?
Answer. Dabur


4. Parliament has passed a Biotechnology Bill, 2016 to execute what?
Answer. Parliament has passed a biotechnology bill,2016 to establish regional centre for biotechnology,an institution of education ,training and research


5. The government has set up a Regional Centre for Biotechnology Traning and Education at which place?
Answer. Faridabad


6. The GOI has allocated how much amount as a capital to 13 PSBs for the current fiscal?
Answer. 22,915 cr.


7. Which bank has got the highest capital infusion allocated by GOI under Indradhanush initiative?
Answer. SBI


8. Name the University, which has developed an inexpensive, solar-powered water treatment system for Indian villages?
Answer. MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US 


9. Name the place where India’s first e-court has opened?
Answer. Hydrabad India first e-court has open


10. Who has inaugurated the India’s first e-court?
Answer. Supreme court judge Justice Madan B Lokur 


11. Who is the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas?
Answer. Dharmendra Pradhan


12. Name the countries, which have agreed to enhance technical and institutional cooperation specific to hydrocarbons and energy?
Answer. India &US


13. Name the company which has acquired the a cosmetic firm Discaria Trading (PTY) Ltd?
Answer. Dabur

14. Discaria Trading (PTY) Ltd is a cosmetic firm of which country?
Answer. South Africa


15. Name the former cricketer, who has resigned as Rajya Sabha MP?
Answer. Navjot Singh Sidhu


16. Name the department which has signed 7 advance pricing agreements to cut tax litigation with Indian taxpayers?
Answer. CBDT(Central Broad of Direct Taxes)


17. Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) scheme has introduced in which year and at present total how many APAs has entered into by the CBDT?
Answer. 77


18. Name the person who has been appointed as the Chief Economist of World Bank?
Answer. Paul Romer


19. Mr. Paul will succeed whom as the Chief Economist of World Bank?
Answer. Kaushik Basu


20. Who is the President of the World Bank group?
Answer. Jim Yong Kim


21. who is sworn in as Australia’s PM?
Answer. 


22. Name the Bollywood singer and ghazal maestro who has passed away recently in Mumbai?
Answer. Malcolm Turnbull


23. Name the state, which has launched its first Skill Development Centre (TSSDC) centre?
Answer. Mubarak Begum Shaikh 


24. Name the cricketer who has scaled the number one spot in the ICC Test rankings?
Answer. Wrist spinner Yasir Shah


25. Yasir Khan is a cricketer of which country team?
Answer. Pakistan


26. Who is appointed has been appointed the chairman of Airports Authority of India?
Answer. Guruprasad Mohapatra

27. Name the gold bond scheme which has been reopened for the subscription?
Answer. Sovereign gold bonds scheme

28. An investor can invest how much minimum and maximum unit of gold under the Sovereign Gold Bond scheme?
Answer. minimum unit on 1 gm and maximum 500 gm


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