Which Indian entrepreneur has won the prestigious International Business Person of the Year award in London for innovative IT solutions?
- Birendra Sasmal
- Uday Lanje
- Madhira Srinivasu
- Ranjan Kumar
Birendra Sasmal, a Ghana-based Indian entrepreneur, has won a prestigious International Business Person of the Year at the Asian Achievers Awards in London for his efforts to bring innovative IT solutions to Africa. Sasmal is CEO of Subah Group, which employs around 350 people with offices in Guinea, Sierra Leone, New York City and Dubai. Under Sasmal’s leadership, the group’s revenues have increased by over 3,000% and it has been named among one of Africa’s fastest growing tech companies.
Jiro Taniguchi (69), a legendary comic manga artist of Japan, has recently passed away in Tokyo, Japan. He was known for his elegant line drawings and intricately-constructed landscapes. Taniguchi achieved an international following with works such as The Walking Man, The Summit of the Gods and The Magic Mountain.
- Was annulled as a result of the Morley-Minto Reforms in 1919
- Was withdrawn in 1908 because of the immense protests it evoked
- Was annulled by the king’s proclamation at the Delhi Durbar in 1911
- Continued till India got independence
Which among the following sites in Haryana, is the place as per legends where Lord Krishna delivered the sermon of Bhagavad Gita?
The Tuirial Hydroelectric Power Project (HEPP) is located in which state?
- Andhra Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally dedicate the Tuirial Hydro Electric Power Project (HEPP) in Mizoram to the nation on December 16, 2017. On this occasion, the Prime Minister will also launch ‘MyDoNER App’ and will distribute cheques to start-up entrepreneurs in Aizawl. The 60MW Tuirial HEPP has been constructed as a Central Sector Project and implemented by North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), under the administrative control of the Union power ministry. The project has been built at a cost of Rs 1,302 crore. It is the biggest power project in Mizoram and will feed the entire energy to be generated to the state, which will help it achieve the Centre’s ambitious and flagship Mission ’24×7 Affordable Clean Power for All’. The State’s current demand of electricity is 87 MW and this is being met by the mini power projects and availability of its share of power from central sector projects.
In an oligopolistic or monopolistically competitive market, firms do not raise their prices because even a small price increase will lose many customers. Which among the following is the most suitable terms used for this concept ?
- Supracompetitive pricing
- Swing Demand
- Kinked Demand
- Imperfect competition
- Alauddin Khilji
- Ibrahim Lodhi
- Firoz Shah Tughlaq
- Ghiyasuddin Balban
Who has been chosen for the 2017 Mathrubhumi Literary award (MLA)?
- M Leelavathy
- M K Sanu
- Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri
- C Radhakrishnan
M K Sanu, the well-known critic, biographer and orator, has been chosen for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award for 2017 in recognition of his rich contribution to the Malayalam literature. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, a citation and a statuette. Sanu is a permanent member of International body for Human rights. He is also the founding member of Mithram, School for Mentally Handicapped, at Mulanthuruthy village in Ernakulam District, Kerala.
- Radhakumud Mukherji
- V.A. Smith
- R.N. Dandekar
- R.C. Majumdar
The branch of science Herpatology deals with the study of?
- Amphibians and Reptiles