Daily Current Tablet : 4th July 2016

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1. Name the state, which has decided to ban ‘electronic cigarette’ in view of studies claiming that its use can cause various health issues, including cancer and heart ailments?
Answer. Kerala

2. What was the theme for the 2nd BRICS youth summit?
Answer. Youth as a bridge for Infra BRICKS exchanges

3. Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has appointed new chairpersons for its Telangana and AP State Councils.
Answer. Devendra Surana -Telengana, M. Prabhakar Rao-AP

4. Name the bank which has signed the agreement with World Bank for US dollar 625 solar power project?
Answer. SBI

5. Who is the Country Director of World Bank to India?
Answer. Onno Ruhl

6. Name the state, Which has set a benchmark for itself by becoming a fully solar-powered institution in the state?
Answer. Meghalaya

7. Name the person whose 300th Martyrdom Anniversary has been attended by PM in New Delhi?
Answer. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur

8. Name the country, which has completed installation of world’ largest telescope named as ‘FAST’?
Answer. China

9. Expand the term FAST?
Answer. Five Hundred meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope

10. Name the Indian badminton player (both single and double pair) who has won the Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Tournament?
Answer. B Sai Praneet

11. Name the badminton men’s double pair who have become the first Indian men’s double pair to qualified for the Rio games?
Answer. Manu Attri & B. Suneeth Reddy

12. Name the person,who has been appointed as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Earth Movers Ltd.?
Answer. D.K hota

13. Name the Country, Which has jumped 19 places in the latest World Bank ranking in the global logistics performance index?
Answer. India ( 35 from 54)

14. Who is the president of World Bank?
Answer. Jim Young Kim

15. The global logistics performance index is published by which organisation?
Answer. World Bank

16. Which pilot project has been inaugurated by the President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi?
Answer. Smart Village Pilot Project

17. Name those villages which have been selected under the smart model village pilot?
Answer. Dhaila,Alipur, Harichandpur, & Taj Nagar from Gurgaon district & Rojka Meo from Mewat district of Haryana

18. Name the bank, which has Launched 3 new digital initiatives, Recently?
Answer. SBI

19. A two-day meeting of BRICS nations on energy efficiency and energy saving have started at which place?
Answer. Visakhapatnam – AP

20. Name the countries which are the member of BRICS group?
Answer. Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa

21. The two-day meet of the working group in India is hosted by which ministry?
Answer. Power Minister

22. Name the state, which has started an initiative for plantation of about 2 crores trees?
Answer. Maharashtra

23. Name the company which has signed the subscription and shareholders agreement with SBI to set up payment bank joint venture?
Answer. Reliance Industries Ltd.

24. Which organization has given the approval to RIL & SBI to start a payment bank JV?
Answer. RBI

25. The World’s largest international maritime exercise RIMPAC 2016 has begun at which place recently?
Answer. Hawaii USA 26 countries 25 edition

26. What is the theme for the 2016 RIMPAC?
Answer. Capable, Adaptive,Partners


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