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Who was appointed as the Director General of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)? Ans: Dilip Chenoy
The Union Home Ministry has decided to relax the 6 decade old Protected Area Permit regime in certain north-eastern states. Which state is still a protected area and is not included in the exemption? Ans: Sikkim

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  • Who was appointed as the Director General of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)? Ans: Dilip Chenoy
  • The Union Home Ministry has decided to relax the 6 decade old Protected Area Permit regime in certain north-eastern states. Which state is still a protected area and is not included in the exemption? Ans: Sikkim
  • Which digital payment gateway has received Reserve Bank of Indias (RBI) approval to operate its own non-banking financial company (NBFC)? Ans: PayU India
  • Which state announced a health-cum-life insurance scheme worth Rs 5 lakh for the farmers in the state? Ans: Telangana
  • Which country won the Womens World Twenty 20 by defeating England in the final? Ans: Australia
  • Which Indian movie has become the first Bollywood film ever to release in Saudi Arabia? Ans: Gold
  • Who won the Sahitya Academy Award 2018 in Hindi Language in Novels category? Ans: Chitra Mudgal
  • Which two nations were declared joint winners of the Asian Champions Trophy (Hockey)? Ans: India and Pakistan
  • Which organisation publishes the Ease of Doing Business Index every year? Ans: World Bank
  • Which is the worlds largest amphibious aircraft? Ans: AG600 (China)
  • Name the city that hosted 79th Indian History Congress? Ans: Bhopal
  • Who was awarded Player of the series (Most Valuable Player) in the Indian Premier League 2018? Ans: Sunil Naraine (KKR)
  • Against which country the United States has cancelled USD 300 million in aid under the Coalition Support Funds (CSF)? Ans: Pakistan
  • High Court of which state has ordered the CBSE to publicise no homework, no bag rule for Class I & II? Ans: Tamil Nadu
  • International Day for Biological Diversity was observed on which date? Ans: 22nd May
  • Which bank recently introduced Iris Scan Authentication for Aadhaar-based transactions through micro ATMs? Ans: Axis Bank
  • The World Economic Forum has ranked India at which position on the Inclusive Development Index 2018? Ans: 62nd
  • What was the theme of the World Environment Day 2018? Ans: Beat Plastic Pollution
  • The first of the 15 Chinook heavy lift helicopters ordered by the Indian Air Force (IAF) arrived in India on February 10, 2019. From which country India has purchased these helicopters? Ans: USA
  • Name the veteran filmmaker and Dada Saheb Phalke Awardee who passed away on 30th December 2018? Ans: Mrinal Sen
  • Which city hosted the 23rd edition of the Asian Athletics Championship? Ans: Doha (Qatar)
  • Which Indian state hosts the firs ever North East Development Summit? Ans: Manipur
  • Which is the first ever railway station in India to get an ISO Certification from National Green Tribunal? Ans: Guwahati
  • Which cricketer won ICC Mens Emerging Cricketer of the Year award for the year 2018? Ans: Rishabh Pant
  • What was Indias rank in Global Competitiveness Index 2018? Ans: 58th
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