1.What is the theme of the International Day of Older Persons 2020 observed every year on 1st October?
A. Pandemic: Do the changes how we address as and aging?
B. Take a stand Against Ageism
C. Rights of Older Persons
D. Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All
2.Which bank has launched a green initiative named “IB-eNote” to enable a total paperless working environment?
A. ICICI Bank
B. Indian Bank
C. IndusInd Bank
D. Axis Bank
3.Who has been appointed as the new president of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the FTII governing council?
A. Paresh Rawal
B. Anupam Kher
C. Shekhar kapoor
D. Pankaj Kapoor
4.Which bank is embarking on a Sanitation Literacy Campaign (SLC) to promote literacy on ‘WASH’ (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) in 2,000 villages across the country?
5.Renowned personality Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah passed away recently, he was Emir of which country?
D. Saudi Arab
6.Which Railway zone has launched the project, “Operation my Saheli” to enhance the security of women passengers in the train throughout the entire journey from the originating point to their destinations?
A. Northern Railway
B. South Eastern Railway (SER)
C. North Western Railway
D. Eastern Railway
International Day of Older Persons is observed globally on 1st October every year.The year 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations and the 30th Anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons. 2020 theme: Pandemics: Do They Change How We Address Age and Ageing?On this day, the interests of the elderly are contemplated and senior citizens are honored for their valuable contributions. Institutions that provide services to older people are also honored. Its day also serves to spread awareness on issues affecting the elderly.
The objectives of UNIDOP 2020 are to:
Indian Bank has unveiled its “IB-eNote” to enable a total paperless working environment. The IB-eNote facility is likely to considerably improve Turnaround Time, save paper, printing and other administrative expenses.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting appointed eminent filmmaker Shekhar Kapur as the new president of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the FTII governing council. It runs the country’s most prestigious film school in Pune. He is well known for movies ‘Mr India’ to ‘Bandit Queen’ based on the incidents in the life of Phoolan Devi and an acclaimed biopic on Queen Elizabeth. He will hold the post till March 3, 2023. The management of the film institute is divided into four parts – the Film Society, the Governing Council, the Academic Council and the Standing Finance Committee. Shekhar will head all these organs.
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is embarking on a Sanitation Literacy Campaign (SLC) to promote literacy on ‘WASH’ (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) in 2,000 villages across the country covering one lakh rural population. The objective of the campaign is to focus on inculcating significant behavioural changes towards adapting good hygiene and sanitation practices. The campaign will start from October 2 and would continue till January 26, 2021.
Kuwait’s ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah passed away in a hospital in the United States. He became Kuwait’s Emir in January 2006 after the death of Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah. He was dubbed the “dean of Arab diplomacy” for his efforts to restore relations with states that backed Iraq during the 1990-1991 Gulf War when Kuwait was invaded by Iraqi forces.
The South Eastern Railways (SER) has launched the project, ‘Operation my Saheli’ to enhance the security of women passengers in the train. ”Operation my Saheli” is executed under the Framework of “Nirbhaya Fund” and no additional expenditure is provided by the Head of Railways. Earlier, three trains (Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Special, Howrah- Ahmedabad Special and Howrah-Mumbai Special) have introduced on a pilot basis.
About Operation my Saheli:
Features of Operation my Saheli:
South Eastern Railway General
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