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Based on published data of how many indicators the NITI Aayog launched the baseline ranking for the Aspirational Districts across five developmental areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure. Ans: 49 indicators

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  • Based on published data of how many indicators the NITI Aayog launched the baseline ranking for the Aspirational Districts across five developmental areas of Health and Nutrition, Education, Agriculture and Water Resources, Financial Inclusion and Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure. Ans: 49 indicators
  • Who won the award for Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) at the 63rd Jio Filmfare Awards 2018? Ans: Irrfan Khan for “Hindi Medium”
  • Which player was honoured with Asian Hockey Federations Player of the Year award? Ans: Manpreet Singh
  • Which application was launched by Ministry of Railway to track both passenger and freight trains over Zones/Divisions/Section? Ans: Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI)
  • Name Indias first carbon positive settlement? Ans: Phayeng, Manipur
  • Where was the International Water Colour Festival 2018 celebrated to promote the rich art and culture of Jharkhand? Ans: Ranchi
  • On which date World Wildlife Day is observed every year? Ans: 3rd March
  • The Supreme Court has approved Centres draft scheme on the management of which rivers water? Ans: Cauvery
  • High Court of which state recently banned the commercial use of elephants? Ans: Uttarakhand
  • Which decommissioned carrier will be converted into Indias first-ever maritime museum-cum-marine adventure centre? Ans: INS Viraat
  • Which state launched web portal called Rice Knowledge Bank? Ans: Assam
  • Which state became the champions at the National Youth Athletics Meet? Ans: Haryana
  • India has raised customs duty to 200 per cent on all goods imported from which nation? Ans: Pakistan
  • Sentinelese Tribe which is currently in news for killing an American Traveller named John Chau are native to which place? Ans: Andaman Islands
  • Name the Indian trade unionist, statesman, journalist and a member of Rajya Sabha who died recently? Ans: George Fernandes
  • Which city will host the 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC 2019)? Ans: Jalandhar
  • Name the creator of iconic Old Monk rum who died recently at the age of 88? Ans: Kapil Mohan
  • Name the animal which has been chosen to be the mascot of National Games 2022 to be held in Meghalaya? Ans: Clouded Leopard
  • Ministry of Railways launched an app to enable its passengers to lodge complaints, be it over food quality or dirty toilets. What is the name of this app? Ans: Rail MADAD (Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During travel)
  • Which port in Pakistan has been leased to Chinese company for 40 years? Ans: Gwadar
  • Which navigation satellite was launched by ISRO in 2018? Ans: IRNSS-1L
  • Which is the first Indian state to have four international airports? Ans: Kerala
  • Who is the first women CMD of Pawan Hans? Ans: Usha Padhee
  • Name the Indian women cricketer who has been named Wisdens Leading Womens Cricketer in the World for the year 2018? Ans: Smriti Mandhana
  • Who became the first Asian as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven? Ans: Rohan More
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