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Current Affairs – 33

Name the first woman and second Indian to won Future for Nature Award 2019? Ans: Dr. Divya Karnad

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  • By which year ISRO will launch the Human Spaceflight Mission Gaganyaan? Ans: 2022
  • Name the indigenously developed Helicopter launched anti-tank guided missile which was successfully flight tested from Army Helicopter in the ranges of Pokhran? Ans: HELINA
  • Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)? Ans: Arvind Saxena
  • Name the first woman and second Indian to won Future for Nature Award 2019? Ans: Dr. Divya Karnad
  • Chandrasekhar Rath, the renowned Odia litterateur who passed away recently, belonged to which state? Ans: Odisha
  • Which country won the Thomas Cup badminton tournament (men's) for the 10th time defeating Japan in the final? Ans: China
  • Which State has decided to celebrated Independence Day of India as Shaheed Samman Diwas to honour martyrs? Ans: Madhya Pradesh
  • In order to provide more choice to citizens authenticating using Aadhaar, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDA) has introduced a new authentication method along with fingerprints and iris. What is this method? Ans: Face Authentication
  • Which city in the Republic of Guinea is the 2017 UNESCO World Book Capital? Ans: Conakry
  • Which India environmental activist has been selected for Goldman Environmental Prize? Ans: Prafulla Samantra
  • Name the 20-year-old Indian who has become the fastest Asian to cycle the globe? Ans: Vedangi Kulkarni
  • For children studying in which class ISRO has launched Young Scientist Programme (Yuva Vigyani Karyakram)? Ans: Class 9th
  • According to the World Bank what will be India's growth rate in the year 2018? Ans: 7.3 per cent
  • To mark the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, his Samadhi ___________ was dedicated to the nation. Ans: Sadaiv Atal
  • Which North-eastern state launched 'Go To Village' Mission recently? Ans: Manipur
  • In which date Nelson Mandela International Day was observed? Ans: 18th July
  • Which Indian airport is set to become first in Asia to use face recognition as boarding pass? Ans: Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru
  • Which are the Gulf Countries that implement Value Added Tax (VAT) from January first 2018? Ans: UAE and Saudi Arabia
  • Which Indian personality was recently honoured with Croatia's highest civilian award 'Grand Order of the King of Tomislav'? Ans: President Ram Nath Kovind
  • The Supreme Court has lifted the ban on the sale and manufacture of which popular FDC painkiller? Ans: Saridon
  • Which team won the 73rd edition of Santosh Trophy football tournament defeating Punjab in the finals? Ans: Services
  • Which railway station in Assam has become the first in the country to run on solar power? Ans: Guwahati
  • The World Congress on Information Technology was inaugurated in which city? Ans: Hyderabad
  • The deadly Nipah (NiV) virus, a member of the family Paramyxoviridae, has been detected in which Indian state? Ans: Kerala
  • Which city was adjudged as India's Cleanest City for the third consecutive year as per Swachh Survekshan 2019? Ans: Indore
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