1.The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) is all set to host the first-ever Cycling Summit in _____.
2.Noted personality Dr S Padmavati passed away at the age of 103 years due to COVID-19, she was a veteran ______.
3.Who has been appointed as the chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)?
A. Chandan Mitra
B. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
C. Aveek sarkar
D. Malini Parthasarathy
4.Which state’s CM BS Yeddyurappa flagged off the first RRO train from Bangalore to Solapur?
B. Andra Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
5.Who has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-owned defence shipbuilder, Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL)?
A. Hemant Khatri
B. Pramod Chandra Modi
C. Rajiv Kumar
D. Ashwini Bhatia
Cycling Federation of India (CFI) will be hosting first-ever ‘Cycling Summit’ in 2021 across Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.CFI signs MoU with new-age marketing exploration firm, Contarctica for Cycling Summit.Cycling Summit 2021 will begin with a cycle ride from the heart of the city to the event venue followed by curated workshops, masterclasses and open interactions with eminent athletes
CFI Chairman: Onkar Singh
President of Cycling Federation of India: Parminder Singh Dhindsa.
Cycling Federation of India Established: 1946.
Cycling Federation of India Headquarters: New Delhi.
Renowned cardiologist Dr S Padmavati (103 year) passed away due to COVID-19 at National Heart Institute, Delhi.She was the first female cardiologist of India and was known as ‘God Mother of Cardiology’.She founded All India Heart Foundation in 1962 and National Heart Institute in 1981.She was honoured with Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology and FAMS.She was also awarded with Padma Bhushan in 1967 and Padma Vibhushan in 1992.
Born: Burma (now Myanmar).
Aveek Sarkar has been elected as the Chairman of Press Trust of India. He is the Editor Emeritus and Vice Chairman of Ananda Bazar Group of Publications. He succeeded Vijay Kumar Chopra, who is the Chief Editor of the Punjab Kesari Group. He was the founding Managing Director (MD) of Penguin India and founding Editor of Business Standard. He also played pivotal role in the acquisition of STAR News by the ABP Group in 2003.
Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa flagged off the maiden roll-on roll-off (RORO) train from Bengaluru to Solapur.It will be operated by the South Western Railway (SWR).The train consisting of open flat wagon on which trucks with goods are loaded will start.As many as 42 trucks with goods can be carried at time in this train. The RORO service reduces accidents on the road, improves safety, saves fuel.It ensures faster transport of essential goods, perishables, food items and smaller cargo.The cost of transport by RORO is lesser than transport by road.
Commodore, Hemant Khatri (Retd) has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of state-owned defence shipbuilder, Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (HSL) at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. He will replace Rear Admiral L V Sarat Babu (Retd). Previously, Hemant Khatri was serving as the Director of Strategic Projects HSL. Hemant Khatri was appointed as the CMD of HSL was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet(ACC) on 27th May 2020 with effective from 1st September 2020 till 31st July 2025 the date of his superannuation or until further orders.
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