How many hi-tech parks will be set up by India in Bangladesh?
India will set up 12 hi-tech parks in Bangladesh at a cost of $193 million. Responding to the issue of the trade imbalance between the two countries, diversification of the product basket of Bangladesh will help reduce the gap by increasing exports to India.
What is the maximum fine that can be imposed by the government for the misuse of National Emblem?
The Government of India has proposed increasing the fine for illegal and improper use of national emblems for commercial gains from Rs.500 to Rs.1 lakh. It also suggested change also includes jail time and a fine of Rs.5 lakh for repeat offenders.
Indian Navy's sixth Dornier aircraft squadron was recently commissioned in which city?
The Indian Navy has commissioned its sixth Dornier aircraft squadron in the Porbandar town of Gujarat. It aims to give a fillip to coastal security near the sea border with Pakistan. It was commissioned by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral M S Pawar
Which city's police has got SKOCH award for clean stations?
On November 29,2019 the Greater Chennai Police received the Union government's SKOCH Award under the category 'Swachh Police Station', for maintaining cleanliness in all their police stations. This comes after the police's efforts to clear up abandoned and unclaimed vehicles from all station premises.
Who has been appointed as first chairman of panel on Code for Responsible Lending in Micro-Credit?
H R Khan, former deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been appointed as first chairman of steering committee panel on Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) in Micro-Credit.
India's Q2 GDP growth dips to over 6-year low of how much?
India's Q2 GDP growth dips to over 6-yr low of 4.5%; manufacturing weighs. India's GDP growth hit an over six-year low of 4.5 per cent in July-September 2019, dragged mainly by deceleration in manufacturing output and subdued farm sector activity, according to data released on November 29.
Which country is planning to set up a refinery in Maharashtra?
The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia is planning to set up a refinery in Maharashtra, India. The minimum estimated cost to set up the refinery is $70 billion. It exceeds the initial $44 billion estimate that was previously announced. The initiative was first announced in 2018. The aim is to develop the petrochemicals complex and refinery which would secure the supply of 600,000 barrels per day of Saudi and Emirati crude oil for India's market.
As per UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019, how much global temperature will rise by 2100?
Recently released United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report-2019 warns that the Earth's average temperature may rise by 3.2 degrees Celsius by 2100. It states that GHG emissions have increased by 1.5% since last decade and that carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have reached an all-time high figure of 55.3 gigatons.
Who recently became the fastest to reach 7,000 Test runs?
Steve Smith on November 30, became the fastest man to score 7,000 Test runs, shattering a record that had stood since 1946, while moving past Donald Bradman to become Australia's 11th highest scorer.
Who is Mozambique's Minister of Defence?
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on November 29 held talks to enhance security cooperation with his Mozambique counterpart Atanasio Salvador M'Tumukeis, who is on an official visit to India. M'Tumukeis' visit to India comes months after Singh's trip to the African nation in July.
SURYA KIRAN, a joint military Exercise is being held between India and which country?
'Surya Kiran XIV' between India and Nepal will be conducted at Salijhandi, Rupendehi district of Nepal from 3 to 16 December 2019. The exercise will comprise of 300 soldiers from both the Indian Army and Nepal Army who will be sharing their experiences in the conduct of various counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations, as also various humanitarian assistance missions by both Armies.
How many standard floor buses have recently been flagged off in New Delhi?
The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off 100 standard floor buses on 28 November. The buses are equipped with CCTV cameras, GPS trackers, hydraulic lifts, and a panic button under the cluster scheme. The addition of new buses is aimed to resolve the shortage of public transportation in the Capital.
Which of the following won the contract to develop the Jewar airport on the outskirts of Delhi?
Zurich Airport International AG will develop the Jewar Airport on the outskirts of Delhi, officials said after the Swiss company on November 29 outbid competitors like Adani and DIAL for what is billed to be the biggest airport in the country.
Who won 55th Jnanpith Award?
Eminent Malayalam poet Akkitham has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award, the Jnanpith Selection Board announced on November 29. "The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. It went to Shri Akkitham, eminent Indian poet writing in Malayalam.
Which of the following launched the Aerospace and Defence Industry Group?
The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) on November 29 announced the establishment of the Aerospace and Defence Industry Group to boost bilateral cooperation in the areas. It stated that in 2019, a memorandum of understanding on 'defence technology industrial capability cooperation' was signed between the UK and India which highlighted the UK government's approach towards enhancing cooperation with India, and the defence vertical is an example of how this cooperation is being taken to a new level.
Which state's Small Industries and Export Corporation has recently launched a Web-based Geographic Information System?
The Punjab Small Industries and Export Corporation (PSIEC) has launched the Estate Management System (EMS) and Web-based Geographic Information System (Web-GIS) on 28 November 2019. PSIEC launched it under the leadership of Capt. Amarinder Singh. The aim of the system is to ensure transparency. The system also promotes ease of doing business in the State.
Pension Week will be celebrated on which dates in India?
Labour Ministry is celebrating Pension Week from November 30 to December 6.The aim is to boost enrolments under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) and National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self-Employed Persons (NPS-Traders).The week was inaugurated by Minister of State(I/C) for Labour and Employment Santosh Gangwar.
Election Commission of India (ECI) has recognized Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) as state party of which state?
The Election Commission of India (ECI) has recently recognized the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) as state party of Haryana and alloted the symbol of "key" for the party. The decision in this regard was taken on the basis of the poll performance of the party in the recent 2019 Assembly elections in Haryana.
Which institute organized the International conference on nanoscience?
A three-day international conference on nanoscience and nanotechnology has begun at the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore on November 29. Eminent scientists and researchers from across the globe, representatives from 25 companies, students and academicians are expected to share their knowledge on the same platform over the next three days. More than 60 renowned speakers are slated to speak on the latest developments in the field and over 500 research papers are expected to be submitted during the conference, organised by the Centre for Nanotechnology Research, VIT.
18th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (WWEC2019) was organized in which country?
World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) organized the 18th World Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition (WWEC2019) from 25-27 November 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference focused on opportunities offered by a renewable energy strategy.
Which has become first financial services player to go NCLT for a possible debt resolution?
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has referred Dewan Housing Finance Corp. Ltd (DHFL) to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for insolvency proceedings, making it the first financial services player to go NCLT for a possible debt resolution. DHFL has a debt of Rrs.83,873 crore.
World AIDS Day is observed all over the world on which date?
World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year. The day aims to raise public awareness about AIDS. The day aims to motivate the people who are infected by the fatal disease. The theme of the 2019 World AIDS Day is Communities Makes The difference.
Who is the new Home Secretary of Tamil Nadu?
The new Home Secretary of the Tamil Nadu government is S.K. Prabakar, IAS. Mr. Prabakar, who was Principal Secretary, Highways and Minor Ports Department has been transferred and posted as Principal Secretary, Home, Prohibition and Excise Department, vice Dr. Niranjan Mardi, IAS who is retiring on November 30. Mr. Prabakar, 53, hails from Virudhunagar and belongs to the 1989 batch.
10th Indian Organ Donation Day celebrated on which date?
10th Indian Organ Donation Day was celebrated on Novemebr 30, 2019.India performs the second largest number of transplants in the world, next only to USA as per data available on the Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation.
The conference on 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat' being organised by government of which state with government of J&K?
Conference on 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat' being organised by governments of Tamil Nadu and J&K held in Jammu on Nov 30-Dec 1,2019.