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International Day of Solidarity for Detained and Missing Members: 25 March
The International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members is celebrated by the United Nations on 25 March every year. The day is scheduled each year to mark the date of the abduction of Alec Collette, a former journalist and former United Nations Relief and Construction Agency (UNRWA) for refugees from eastern Palestine, who was gunned down by a gunman in 1985. Was kidnapped and whose body was finally found in 2009 in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon.
United Nations (UN) is an organization between countries established on 24 October 1945 to promote international cooperation.
International Day of Slavery Victims and Slaves Bought or Sold: 25 March
Every year on 25 March, International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade means International Day of Slavery Victims and Slaves bought or sold.
Theme of the year 2020 is: “Confronting Slavery’s Legacy of Racism Together”
The first state in the country to hand over taser guns to Gujarat Police
The Gujarat Police has now been equipped with Taser guns as part of the state government’s police modernization campaign to ensure the safety and security of civilians. With this, Gujarat became the first state in India to hand over tusser guns to the police . Taser guns are given as an alternative to “sticks” and “guns”. Tusser guns are used in agencies such as the UK Metropolitan Police, Los Angeles Police Department and New York Police Department.
Chief Minister of Gujarat: Vijay Rupani;
Governor of Gujarat: Acharya Dev Vrat.
Gir Wildlife Sanctuary is a national park and wildlife sanctuary located in Gujarat, India, which is known for being the only habitat of lions in Asia.
Sardar Sarovar Dam, built on the Navgam Narmada River of Gujarat is a gravity dam. <
Now, cash withdrawal from any ATM will not be charged for 3 months
Charges for non-maintenance of minimum balance in savings accounts and cash withdrawals from other bank ATMs have been abolished. It was announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. This announcement has been made to prevent movement of customer bank branches to avoid the spread of coronavirus. These rules will apply to all banks.
Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Minister of State for Corporate Affairs: Anurag Singh Thakur.
Karur Vysya Bank Launches Pre-Paid Card “Enkasu”
Karur Vysya Bank launches India’s first pre-paid card Enkasu (Enkasu) (My Cash in Tamil) in Karur, Tamil Nadu as part of its Cash Quit Campaign is . Customers purchasing this card working on Near Field Communication Technology (NFC) can also pay merchants an amount of Rs. 1 through tap and go ‘(card tape) for the smallest purchase, and the incoming will be able to get rid of the problem of holiday money.
Headquarters of Karur Vysya Bank: Karur, Tamil Nadu.
MD & CEO of Karur Vysya Bank: PR Seshadri.
Tagline of Karur Vysya Bank: Smart Way to Bank.
IIT Madras to host Global Hyperloop Pod Competition in July
The Indian Institute of Technology at Madras will organize India’s first global hyperloop pod event as ‘Indian Hyperloop Pod Competition’ to raise awareness and encourage hyperloop. The invention team of IIT Madras was the only team from Asia to qualify for the finals of the 2019 Hyperloop Pod Competition, which has developed India’s first self-propelled hyperloop.
Sunil Chhetri to join FIFA awareness campaign against Covid-19
Indian star footballer Sunil Chhetri was selected for FIFA’s campaign against Covid-19. FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a new awareness campaign led by world-renowned footballers to combat coronoviruses. The campaign titled “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” has been launched to combat coronavirus. Coming in 13 languages, this video awareness campaign was led by 28 players, including Argentine superstar Lionel Messi and other best players such as World Cup winners Philip Lahm, ISKCON Lilias and Cars Puyol.
President of FIFA: Gianni Infantino;
founded: 21 May 1904.
Headquarters: Zurich, Switzerland.
Telugu New Year “Ugadi” to be celebrated today,
An appeal to people to stay indoors is being celebrated as Telugu New Year Day ‘Ugadi’ in both Telugu states, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh today.
Governor of Andhra Pradesh: Biswabhushan Harichandan.
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh: YS Jaganmohan Reddy.
Capital of Andhra Pradesh: Amravati.
Capital of Telangana: Hyderabad.
Telangana Governor: Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan.
Chief Minister of Telangana: KM Chandrasekhar Rao.
Question: What is Ugadi and where is it celebrated?
Sameer Aggarwal to be next Chief Executive Officer of Walmart India
Sameer Aggarwal has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Walmart in India. He will take over as CEO from April 1, 2020, replacing Krish Iyer. Currently Walmart India operates 28 Best Price Cash-and-Carry stores in India.
President and CEO of Walmart Inc .: Doug McMillan.
Novelist Ruchika Tomar won the Penn / Hemingway Award for the year 2020
Critically-liked debut novelist Ruchika Tomar has been declared the winner of the PEN / Hemingway Award for the year 2020 for her debut novel “A Prayer for Travelers”. It was published on July 9, 2019. The award includes a $ 25,000 US award and a 1-month residency fellowship valued at $ 10,000 (including all finalists and runners up).
King of Saudi Arabia will preside over summit of G20 leaders
Saudi Arabia’s Sultan Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will preside over the Extraordinary G20 Leaders Summit. Leaders from around the world including Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in this G20 summit. These summits are being held to discuss strategies to deal with the coronovirus epidemic.
The G20 Group (G20) is the premier forum for international economic cooperation that brings together leaders from both developed and developing countries from every continent. G20 group members Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Republic of Korea, Turkey, USA, UK and the European Union (EU). Are
Native Fury practice commenced between
American and UAE troops
A biennial exercise between the US Marines and the United Arab Emirates forces in Abu Dhabi, Native Fury (Native Ferry) has been started.
Tokyo Olympics postponed till 2021 due to coronovirus
The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo Olympic organizers have announced the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games to be held in July for 2021. A statement said that the whole world is currently fighting the coronovirus epidemic and keeping this in mind, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan and the head of the International Olympic Committee agreed to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games for a year. Has expressed.
President of International Olympic Committee: Thomas Bach.
Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
established: 23 June 1894.
Prime Minister of Japan: Shinzo Abe.
Capital of Japan: Tokyo;
Japan Currency: Japanese Yen.
YouTube reduced video streaming quality in India
Google-owned video streaming giant platform “YouTube” has decided to reduce streaming quality for users in India by 31 March 2020. YouTube has temporarily defaulted to high definition (HD) and ultra high definition content (available videos and content) to standard definition (SD) in order to reduce traffic growing on Internet networks during the coronavirus epidemic.
YouTube CEO: Susan Wojski .
More than 900 Yakshagana scripts will go digital
More than 900 Yakshagana scripts, including those printed in 1905 and 1907, are now digitized and made available online for free. Working with around 100 professionals including software engineers, 934 scripts have been patronized digitally in less than a year of launching the project.
‘Prahlada Charitra’ printed in 1905 is included in the works digitized.
Ayushman India to be implemented in Delhi
Delhi government will implement Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in Delhi from the financial year 2020-21. The scheme will provide health insurance cover of up to Rs 5 lakh per family every year. It is the largest health assurance scheme in the world, which aims at Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care upon hospitalization. To provide health cover of.
Section 188 IPC implemented by State Governments
The lockdown has been carried out by various state governments under the Epidemic Diseases Act – a colonial law enacted in 1897.
Violation of any rule or regulation is punishable as per section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Section 188 of the IPC states that any person who disobeys an order given by a public servant shall be punished with imprisonment for one month.
IOC: First company to supply BS-VI fuel
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has started improving the cleanest petrol and diesel worldwide with all its 28,000 petrol pumps dispensing ultra-low sulfur fuel. Other fuel retailers, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) are also progressively developing BS-VI grade fuel and the entire country will convert to the cleanest fuel from the last week of March 2020.
Uttarakhand will reserve 4 medical colleges
The Uttarakhand cabinet has decided to reserve 4 state medical colleges in Dehradun, Haldwani, Srinagar-Garhwal and Almora for treatment of Corona patients. Apart from medical colleges, the cabinet has also approved the Indian Petroleum Institute and AIIMS for testing Covid 19 samples. The cabinet has decided to give Rs 3 crore each to the district magistrates of Udham Singh Nagar, Haridwar, Nainital and Dehradun.
38th district to be formed in Tamil Nadu
In Tamil Nadu, Nagapattinam is going to form a new district after bifurcating the district. The new district will have its headquarters at Mayiladuthurai in the center of the delta region. State Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami made the announcement, saying, it will be the 38th district of the state.
Question: Which country has recently tested the first hypersonic missile at least five times faster than the speed of sound?
Answer: America – The US has recently successfully test-fired the first hypersonic missile at least five times faster than the speed of sound. This missile can attack at a speed of 6,200 km / h.
Question: Under which scheme Government of India has announced to provide free treatment to patients with symptoms of corona virus?
Answer : Ayushmann Bharat-PM Jan Arogya Yojana – Government of India has announced free treatment of patients with symptoms of corona virus under Ayushman Bharat-PM Jan Arogya Yojana. Symptoms for which free treatment is available under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY include pneumonia, fever etc.
Question: Which program has been launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Health and Family Welfare under Ayushman Bharat?
Answer : School Health Program – Ministry of Human Resource Development and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare jointly launched “School Health Program” under Ayushman Bharat. Its main objective is to keep school children free from physical and mental worries.
Question: According to the report of the Institute of International Finance, what percentage of GDP growth is expected this year?
Answer : 1.5 Percent – According to the report of the Institute of International Finance, there is a possibility of 1.5% reduction in the world GDP growth this year due to Coronavirus. IIF has reduced GDP growth rate from 2.6% to 0.4%.
The scientist who discovered the tuberculosis bacterium in 1882 – Dr. Robert Koch
- Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) – Established: Year 1911; Headquarters: New Delhi
- Advanced high-speed train with a speed of more than 1000 km / h – Hyperloop
- Supercomputers of India – “Param Shivaay”, “Param Brahm”, “Param Shakti” and “Pratyush”
- World Health Organization (WHO) – Established: 07 April 1948; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
- State of Himachal Pradesh – Establishment: 25 January 1971; Capital: Shimla
- State of Madhya Pradesh – Establishment: 01 November 1956; Capital: Bhopal