Q.1 Lok Sabha has passed Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. How the bill will be beneficial for the residents of the state?
Q.2 Which Indian state is going to get a loan from the World Bank to enhance the state’s resilience against the impact of a natural disaster?
Q.3 What is ‘Go Tribal’ campaign and why it is launched by the Union Ministry of Tribal and TRIFED?
Q.4 Which metro city is facing the huge water crisis nowadays?
Q.5 Which Indian city get a place in the list of 20 most expensive cities in Asia?
Q.6 Which country has agreed to revoke its citizenship given to Mehul Choksi, defaulter of Indian Banks?
Q.7 NASA’s curiosity confirmed the presence of which element in Mars?
Q.8 Which country will host the Winter Olympics 2026?
Q.9 In which city the G-20 summit 2019 will be organized?
Q.10 The United Arab Emirates’ Central Bank in Abu Dhabi introduced a new reporting platform ‘goAML’ (global operations Anti-Money Laundering). What is its aim?
Banking and Finance
Q.11 Which Indian company has bagged a mega-engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order from SJVN Thermal Private Limited?
Q.12 With which bank Maruti Suzuki, an Automobile manufacturer in India signed ‘Preferred Financier’ MoU (Memorandum of understanding)?
Q.13 What is the aim of Government of India, the State Government of Uttarakhand and the World Bank to sign a Loan Agreement of $31.58 million (about Rs 221 crore) for Uttarakhand?
New Appointments and Resigns
Q.14 Who has been appointed as Chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)?
Q.15 Who has been appointed as the new Chief of Research and Analysis Wing?
Q.16 Who has been appointed as the Director of London’s Nehru Centre?
Q.17 Who has been elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)?
Q.18 Who was appointed as new President of Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)?
Q.19 Which Indian bowler has become the second Indian bowler who has made hat-tricks in World Cup history?
Q.20 Which Indian batsman has become the fastest batsman to reach in the club of 20,000 International runs?
Ans.1 Lok Sabha has passed Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2019. According to this bill, the residents of within 10km of the International Border in the Jammu area will also get the reservation in educational institutions and government jobs like other people of the state.
Ans.2 The World Bank will give loan to Kerala so the state could take the required steps to be unaffected from the climate changes.
Ans.3 ‘Go Tribal’ campaign launched to create awareness and promote tribal arts and crafts and also for the socio-economic welfare of over 700 Indian tribes. With this initiative, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs aims to promote Indian Tribal art globally.
Ans.4 Chennai is facing a huge water crisis nowadays. The situation is too worst in some areas that the government needs to provide water tanks regularly.
Ans.5 Among all the Indian cities Mumbai is the most expensive one and its name gets a place in the list of 20 most expensive cities in Asia.
Ans.6 The Antiguan government decided to revoke the citizenship of Mehul Choksi. Once the government of Antiguan will take this step then Choksi will likely to be extradited to India.
Ans.7 NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane on Mars. It is an organic chemical.
Ans.8 Italy will host the Winter Olympics 2026.
Ans.9 The 2019 G20 Osaka summit was held on 28–29 June 2019 at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka Japan.
Ans.10 The aim behind the launch of goMAL is to offer secure money transactions to the customers.
Ans.11 The power business of Larsen & Toubro has bagged a mega EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) order from SJVN Thermal Private to set up a 2×660 MW ultra-supercritical power plant in Buxar district, Bihar. (The statement from L&T)
Ans.12 Maruti Suzuki signed an MoU of ‘Preferred Financier’ with Bank Of Baroda.
Ans.13 The main aim of the project is to strengthen the Public Financial Management that will help improve the state’s ability to manage its finances and funds for its development.
Ans.14 Amazon India head Amit Agarwal has been appointed as the new chairman of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
Ans.15 IPS officer Samant Goel has been appointed as R&AW chief.
Ans.16 Indian writer Amish Tripathi appointed as the director of Nehru Centre in London.
Ans.17 Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra elected as a member of the International Olympic Committee on 26 June 2019.
Ans.18 Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has elected Sharad Kumar Saraf as its new president.
Ans.19 Mohammed Shami has become the second Indian bowler to take a World Cup hat-trick, after Chetan Sharma.
Ans.20 Virat Kohli.