1.Which of the following banks has launched an online overdraft facility ‘Insta FlexiCash’ for its salary account customers?
A. ICICI Bank
B. HDFC bank
C. Axis Bank
D. Induslnd Bank
2.How many crore rupees were allocated under PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop?
A. 3000 crores
B. 4000 crores
C. 5000 crores
D. 6000 crores
3.Who inked partnership with Europe’s Inclusive Vaccine Alliance for 400 million vaccine doses against the COVID-19?
A. D R D O
4.Which country launched an online plasma network for COVID-19 treatment?
5.Who developed new drug molecules against amoebiasis?
D. None of these
6.Renowned personality Gulzar passed away recently, he was a veteran _______.
B. Urdu poet
7.Who has taken charges as the Ambassador of India to Philippines?
A. Sn Ghoramde
B. Muralidhar Sadashiv Pawar
C. Shambhu S. Kumaran
D. Vice Ravneet Singh
8.Consider the following statements:
1.India, China increased nuclear weapons since last year: SIPRI.
2.The country has assigned over 140 war heads to operate its land and sea based ballistic missiles. Also, China has adopted a nuclear strategy for its self defence.
Which of the above statement/statements are correct?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
9.Consider the following statements:
1.India’s first gas trading platform launched.
2.India Energy Exchange began its operations in 2006.
3.The India Energy Exchange is an electronic system regulated by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 1 and 3 are correct
C. 2 and 3 are correct
D. All of the above
10.Consider the following statements:
1.Chhattisgarh Police launches Spandan campaign to protect police personnel from depression,stress.
2.Director General of Police DM Awasthi recently initiated this campaign from a Maoist affected Kanker district of Bastar division.
ICICI has launched ‘Insta Flexicash’ digital facility for salary account customers overdraft (OD) approval. The facility can be availed using Bank’s internet banking platform immediately within 48 hours. Interest payable on the OD will be calculated on the actual amount availed. Credit limit worth up to three times of net salary will be offered. It also gives flexibility of repayment without any foreclosure charge. It is automated process providing auto sweep-in facility.
Important Features of ‘Insta Flexicash’:
The Government of India has allocated Rs 4000 crore to the State Governments under under ‘Per Drop More Crop’ component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY- PDMC) for the year 2020-21. The annual allocation of the fund will be distributed to the beneficiaries identified by the State Governments. The PMKSY-PDMC envisages to enhance water use efficiency at farm level with the application of Micro Irrigation technologies such as Drip and Sprinkler irrigation systems. Apart from water saving, the Drip micro irrigation technique also helps in reducing fertilizer usage, labour expenses and other input costs.
To expand the coverage of Micro Irrigation in the states, a Micro Irrigation Fund corpus of Rs 5000 crore has been created with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). It will also incentivise micro irrigation beyond the facilities available under PMKSY-PDMC to encourage farmers to install micro irrigation systems.
Europe’s IVA have signed contract with British pharma company ‘Astrazeneca’ to supply 400 million vaccine doses against the COVID-19.It is the first contract signed by Europe’s Inclusive Vaccines Alliance (IVA), a group formed by France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands to secure vaccine doses for all member states.
The vaccine is developed by Oxford University whose experimentation is already being started. Deliveries of the vaccine will start by the end of 2020.
Bangladesh Govt has launched an online network for plasma exchange titled ‘Shohojodha’ through virtual conference. It is launched by ICT division of government along with Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), a2i innovation lab and eGeneration. It will facilitate plasma exchange between recovered patients of COVID-19 with patients undergoing treatment for Corona infection. Bangladesh CM: Sheikh Hasina.
Currency: Bangladeshi taka.
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Researchers have developed new drug molecules against the protozoa that causes amoebiasis. Amoebiasis or amoebic dysentery is a disease caused of Entamoeba histolytica protozoa. According to WHO, Entamoeba histolytica is the 3rd leading cause of death in the world. It is anaerobic in nature but on entering human, it synthesizes large amounts of cysteine to counter oxidative stress. It spreads through drinking or eating uncooked food.
Veteran Urdu poet Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi (93 years) passes away in Noida due to coronavirus. He was a freedom fighter and a premier ‘inquilabi’ poet.
He was the editor of first Urdu science magazine ‘Science ki Duniya’ which was published by Government of India in 1975.He is also credited with opening Urdu schools across India. He was the founder of Anjuman Tamir-e-Urdu association.Born: Old Delhi’s Gali Kashmeerian in 1926.
Shri Shambhu S. Kumaran has been appointed as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Philippines. He will be replacing Jaideep Mazumdar. He is presently serving as the Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Morocco. He is the IFS officer of 1995 batch.
Philippines Capital: Manila
Currency of Philippines: Philippine peso or piso
President of Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte
Prime Minister: Salvador H. Laurel
India and China have increased their nuclear arsenal over the last year, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).China and Pakistan have more nuclear warheads as compared to India, according to the SIPRI Yearbook 2020. India has 150 nuclear warheads, while China and Pakistan have 320 and 160. The figures are until January. Last year, India had 130-140 warheads, while China had 290 and Pakistan 150-160.
Findings of SIPRI
Indian Gas Exchange (IGX), first nationwide online delivery-based gas trading platform was launched by Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas in an e-ceremony. The Indian Gas Exchange, the online gas trading platform will act as a subsidiary of Indian Energy Exchange and is to be launched in July 2020. It will be the first online gas trading platform for physical delivery of natural gas. The trading of natural gas in the platform is to be done in rupees. The minimum lot size allotted is 100 million British Thermal Unit (MBTU).
India Energy Exchange
Working of ‘Indian Gas Exchange’?
Chhattisgarh Police has launched a campaign ‘Spandan’ to protect the jawans from depression and stress. Director General of Police DM Awasthi recently initiated this campaign from a Maoist affected Kanker district of Bastar division. More than 50 police personnel, including personnel of paramilitary forces, committed suicide in Chhattisgarh over the past two years. Eighteen of these cases were reported from seven districts of Maoist-affected Bastar division. Apart from this, Jawans opening fire on their colleagues were also reported in recent years.
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