Name the scientist, who has bagged the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Award for meritorious services in the Higher Education Department of Tamil Nadu?
Q2. Which states government has decided to make Aadhaar card mandatory for procurement of paddy in the state?
Q3. Oscar-winning composer _____________ enthralled a packed audience at the iconic UN General Assembly hall with his renditions of Indian Carnatic legend M S Subbulakshmi's music, Sufi songs and the foot-tapping 'Jai Ho' at a concert to mark India's 70th Independence Day.
Q4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced how much per cent hike in pension of freedom fighters on 70th Independence Day?
Q5. Which state has announced a slew of development projects and schemed regarding the "seven resolves" adopted by his government for the next five years and that rule of law prevailed in the state recently?
Q6. Tata Power Solar has commissioned a 100-MW solar project for NTPC in................?
Q7. Which company has secured an order to set up solar photovoltaic (SPV) plants, estimated to cost Rs 169 crore. The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order has been placed by West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Corporation Ltd (WBSEDCL)?
Q8. Jamaican sprinter ___________ has won gold in the 100-metre final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil recently.
Q9. Name the president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer's governing body into a multibillion-dollar business has died.
Q10. The Reserve Bank has imposed penalties on four cooperative banks for violation of various norms. Who is the present governor of RBI?
Q11. Who has been honoured by the America Tamil Sangam with its Tamil Ratna Award?
Q12. The Narendra Modi-led BJP government has appointed new governors for Assam, Manipur, Punjab and Lieutenant Governor for Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Who is appointed as governor of Manipur?
Q13. Name the Malayalam filmmaker-scriptwriter, who has passed away in Kochi recently?
Q14. India climbed 15 spots, from 81 last year, to 66 in the Global Innovation Index (GII) and maintained the top spot in the Central and South Asia regions, according to the rankings released by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Which country has topped in Global Innovation Index (GII)?
Q15. Which state government has re-launched its “Majhi Kanya Bhagyashri” scheme in order to achieve its objective of improving the skewed girl child ratio in the state?