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Who was appointed as the new president of Indian Council of Cultural Relations(ICCR)? Ans: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
Name the South-African cricketer who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on 23rd May 2018? Ans: AB de Villiers

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  • Who was appointed as the new president of Indian Council of Cultural Relations(ICCR)? Ans: Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
  • Name the South-African cricketer who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on 23rd May 2018? Ans: AB de Villiers
  • The Barak 8 missile defence system is a joint venture of India and which country? Ans: Israel
  • In which city Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first-ever diesel to electric converted locomotive twin engine? Ans: Varanasi
  • Which Indian wrestler won gold in the 65kg mens category on the first day of Asian Games 2018? Ans: Bajrang Punia
  • Which country topped the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018? Ans: Denmark
  • Which country unveiled a bronze statue commemorating the role of Indian soldiers who fought for the British Indian Army in World War I? Ans: France
  • Name the chairman of Information Technology major Wipro and also a philanthropist who was bestowed with the highest French civilian distinction Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur (Knight of the Legion of Honour)? Ans: Azim Premji
  • On which date World Consumer Rights Day is observed? Ans: 15th March
  • With which Indian state, Nepal started its first bus service on September 11, 2018? Ans: Bihar
  • The severely-polluted Bellandur lake which caught fire recently is in which state? Ans: Bengaluru
  • Against which organisation the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched Ombudsman Scheme for redressal of complaints against them? Ans: Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)
  • Who created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win an individual medal at the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup? Ans: Aruna Budda Reddy
  • The Indian Railways has decided to give how much concession in passenger fares to Transgender senior citizens? Ans: 40 percent
  • In which city the National Cyber Forensic Lab has been inaugurated? Ans: New Delhi
  • Which city hosted the BRICS Summit 2018? Ans: Johannesburg
  • Government of which state has launched Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana (MGSVY)? Ans: Punjab
  • Which country is selling six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for USD 930 million? Ans: USA
  • Who was conferred with the Excellent Woman of Excellence award at the Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2018? Ans: Nisha Bhalla
  • Which country will host the first-ever General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)? Ans: India
  • Which nation has announced a ban on covering of the face with any kind of veil or burqa that prevents identification of the person? Ans: Sri Lanka
  • World Malaria Day was observed on —– Ans: 25th April
  • Which country has decided to leave the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) from January 2019? Ans: Qatar
  • Which city was awarded as the Cleanest Capital in the Swachh Survekshan 2019 survey? Ans: Bhopal
  • Who won the best actor award at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards held at Bangkok? Ans: Irfaan Khan
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