- Nellie Sen Gupta
- Pandita Ramabai
- Durgabai Deshmukh
- Raj Kumari Amrit kaur
On which among the following dates, National Development Council was set up?
- 9th August 1960
- 6th August 1952
- 15th September 1958
- 29th August 1960
The National Development Council was set up on 6th August 1952.
- One liter of cold air will be heavier than one liter of hot air
- Bats are blind but can fly in the dark because of echolocation
- In human body, Liver stores glucose as glycogen
- Foot and mouth disease of cattle is a viral disease
Bats are not blind.
India’s first bullet train project “MAHSR” will be built with the help of which country?
India’s first bullet train project “Mumbai–Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor” will be launched during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in September 12-14, 2017. Abe and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will jointly inaugurate the bullet train project with the laying of foundation stone and a ground breaking ceremony. This is expected to take place in Ahmedabad or Gandhinagar (Gujarat). This is Rs 1 lakh crore project which involves construction of a 505-km line using Japanese ‘Shinkansen’ technology. For this, Japan will provide a soft loan worth $12 billion, at a cost of 0.1%, for a 50-year period including a 15-year moratorium. The Japanese government will be bearing 80% of the total project cost and the increase in cost estimate has to be borne by both India and Japan.
The 52nd annual meeting of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held at the Mahatma Mandir convention centre in Gandhinagar , Gujarat from May 22 to 26, 2017 with theme “Transforming Agriculture for Wealth Creation in Africa”. It’s the first-ever AfDB meeting in India, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 23, 2017 . The 2017 AfDB meeting meeting will be a mega international event to be attended by more than 3000 delegates from 81 member countries from across the world including the Governors, Alternate Governors, Executive Directors, policy makers and businesses. It will provide a forum for representatives of government, business, civil society, think-tanks, academia and the media to debate key issues in Africa.
- B R Ambedkar
- C Rajagopalachari
- Rajendra Prasad
- Jawaharlal Nehru
Who among the following was known as Bengal’s Greata Garbo?
- Suchitra Sen
- Kanan Devi
- Bharathi Shirodkor
- Arkady Ostrovsky
- J D Taylor
- Fintan O’Toole
- John Bew
John Bew has been bestowed with the 2017 Orwell Prize for his extraordinary biography “Citizen Clem” , which is about Clement Attlee, the founder of the NHS. The £3,000 award is the Britain’s most prestigious prize for political writing, which is awarded annually by the Orwell Foundation to a book that comes closest to the George Orwell’s ambition to make political writing into an art in London.
Who has won a national championship crown at the 61st National Shooting Championship – 2017?
- Shreyasi Singh
- Rajeshwari Kumari
- Shagun Chowdhary
- Soumya Gupta
Shagun Chowdhary from Rajasthan has bagged a national champion crown on winning the women’s trap event at the 61st National Shooting Championship in New Delhi on November 16, 2017. In the final, she overcame the challenge from Punjab’s Rajeshwari Kumari to prevail 41-38. Chowdhary is the first Indian woman to qualify for the Olympic trap shooting event. She finished in 20th place in the trap shooting event at the 2012 London Summer Olympics. She is supported by the Olympic Gold Quest.
- Shah Jahan