Friday, 10 June 2016

Current Affairs Based on "The Hindu" for SBI Exam and NABARD Exam

1. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pardhan has said that Under the Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme more than 15 crore people have been benefited and government saved around how much in the last two years?
Rs 72,400 crore
Rs 52,500 crore
Rs 84,700 crore
Rs 22,000 crore
None of the above

2. Mexico support to India’s membership to the Nuclear Supplier Group and working towards elevating relationship from Privilege Partners to Strategic Partnership were two important outcomes of the bilateral talks held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mexican President. Who is the present president of Mexico?
Ollanta Humala
Enrique Pena Nieto
Yingluck Shinawatra
Rosen Plevneliev
None of the above

3. India has expressed concern over the continuous decline in contributions to the UN Development Programme(UNDP) at a time when the agency has to step up its activities and assist member states in their efforts to achieve the ambitious 2030 development agenda. Where is the headquarter of UNDP?
Paris, France
Nairobi, Kenya
Brussels, Belgium
Tokyo, Japan
New York, USA

4. Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation for using a prohibited drug. She belongs to which of the following country?

5. T S John has passed away at a hospital recently. He was the former assembly speaker of?
Tamil Nadu

6. Asian Development Bank has approved a USD 100 million (around Rs. 660 crores) loan to strengthen a key irrigation system and improve water management in the Vennar sub-basin of Cauvery Delta in which state?
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu

7. The International Monetary Fund(IMF) approved 1.5 billion US dollar loan to which of the following country. IMF has already transferred 168 million US dollars as the first Installment with immediate effect to support the country’s economy?
Sri Lanka

8. The Union Government has decided to introduce International Yoga Award Scheme. The award will be introduced with an aim to promote yoga. Who is the present minister of State for AYUSH?
Dharmendra Pradhan
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Shripad Yesso Naik
Jitendra Singh
None of the above

9. Thailand-based agro-industrial conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) has forayed into the packaged foods business in India with a new chicken processing plant in which of the following states?
Andhra Pradesh

10. The government under the Chief Minister’s Nagarothana scheme will take up a slew of projects worth how much to revamp the IT City’s (Bengaluru) infrastructure?
Rs 7,300 crore
Rs 28,100 crore
Rs 17,400 crore
Rs 95,200 crore
Rs 55,300 crore


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