Current Affairs One-Liner: 9th July 2020

Published on July 09, 2020
  • The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Jharkhand, has been named after Late. Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee on account of his 119th birth anniversary.
  • United States announced to withdraw from World Health Organisation (WHO).
  • Maldives and Srilanka are the first two countries in South-East Asia to eliminate Rubella and Measles ahead of 2023 target.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 9th July 2020
  • Microsoft partners with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) to provide digital skills to Indian youth.
  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson: He is a Wrestler turned Actor and has been named as Instagram’s highest-paid celebrity. He is having 189 million followers.
  • ‘Intzaar Aap Ka’: It is a social media campaign to attract the tourist launched by Madhya Pradesh. In this campaign, various tourism destination of MP will be described with taglines on each destination.
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chauhan 
    • Governor of Madhya Pradesh: Anandiben Patel (She is appointed as Caretaker Governor for MP in absence of Lal Ji Tandon)
  • ‘SelfScan’ App: It is the document scanning app launched by West Bengal. It is launched as an alternative to Camscanner, which is one of the Chinese apps which is recently banned in India. 
  • Static Part: 
    • CM of West Bengal: Mamta Banerjee 
    • Governor of West Bengal: Jagdeep Dhankar
  • ‘Digital Haat’: It is the platform for online sale and purchase of sacrificial animals ahead of festival Eid-Ul-Azah. It is launched in Bangladesh by its government. It is launched to save cattle farmers and traders from financial loss.
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Bangladesh: Dhaka 
    • Currency of Bangladesh: Taka
  • India Coast Guard (ICG) and Indonesia Coast Guard signs MoU for ‘Maritime Safety and Security’ in order to boost Maritime relations between two countries.
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of Indonesia: Jakarta 
    • Currency of Indonesia: Indonesian Rupiah 
    • HQ of ICG: New Delhi 
    • Director-General of ICG: Krishnaswamy Natarajan
  • 11th Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2020
  • ‘Bhavishya’ Saving Account—By Fino Payments Bank Ltd
  • 4th Virtual Ministerial Meet on Climate Action
  • Bharat Dynamics Ltd signs LAToT with DRDO-DRDL

Questions: 

Q.1 Who among the following is named as Instagram’s highest-paid celebrity?
a. Kylie Jenner
b. Ariana Grande
c. Cristiano Ronaldo
d. Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Q.2 India signs MoU with which country for ‘Maritime Safety and Security’ in order to boost Maritime relations?
a. Indonesia
b. Malaysia
c. Bangladesh
d. Singapore

Q.3 Which state launched ‘SelfScan’ App?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. West Bengal
d. Assam

Q.4 Which country launched ‘Digital Haat’ platform?
a. Uzbekistan
b. Afghanistan
c. Pakistan
d. Bangladesh

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My name is Ramandeep Singh. I authored the Quantitative Aptitude Made Easy book. I have been providing online courses and free study material for RBI Grade B, NABARD Grade A, SEBI Grade A and Specialist Officer exams since 2013.

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