Ganymede is the largest moon in the Solar System. It is a satellite of ________?
- Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
- Bihar and Orissa
- Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
- West Bengal and Assam
- All of them
Which among the following empire was known as “Mulk-e-Khadim”?
- Mysore Sultanate
- Madurai Sultanate
- Maratha Kingdom
- Bijapur Kingdom
- Universal Commodity Exchange
- National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange
- National Multi-Commodity Exchange of India Ltd
- Multi Commodity Exchange
The National Multi Commodity Exchange (NMCE) will merge with Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX) to create India’s third largest commodities exchange. The merger, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to be completed by December 2017. ICEX’s shareholders will hold a 62.8% stake in the merged entity while the balance will be held by shareholders of NMCE. The proposed merger will offer a range of contracts including bullion, oil, rubber and other agri-commodities. The exchange will also offer the world’s first diamond futures contract, which has already received “in-principle” approval from the regulator. The NMCE is the India’s first demutualised online national multi-commodities exchange.
Tamil poet S. Abdul Rahman (79), popularly known as ‘Kavikko,’ has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on June 2, 2017. He belonged to the Vanambadi literary movement and was one of the most admired poets of modern Tamil literature. His poetry collection ‘Aalapanai’ won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award in the year 1999. Apart from that he has won a lot of awards. His noted works includes Aalapanai, Paal veedhi, Neyar viruppam, Pithan, etc.
- A.O. Home
- Dadabhai Naoroji
- Lokmanya Tilak
- Mahatma Gandhi
- Shaista Khan
- Afzal Khan
- Jai Singh
- Najib Khan
An instrument traded at U.S. exchanges representing a fixed number of shares of a foreign company that is traded in the foreign country is called as?
- GDR-Global Depository Receipt
- ADR-American Depository Receipt
- SDR-Special Drawing Rights
- None of the above
What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Global Competitiveness Rankings (GCR)?
India has been ranked the 40th out of 137 countries at the 2017 Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), which is compiled by the World Economic Forum (WEF). According to the Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) 2017-2018, India’s performance improved in Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) indicators, particularly Internet bandwidth per user, mobile phone and broadband subscriptions, and Internet access in schools. The list is topped by Switzerland, followed by United States, Singapore, Netherlands and Germany. The GCI is prepared on the basis of country-level data covering 12 categories or pillars of competitiveness viz. Institutions, infrastructure, macroeconomic environment, health and primary education, higher education and training, etc.