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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

The 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism held in __________.

A. Tashkent
B. Bukhara
C. Mumbai
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism was held in New Delhi. It was co-chaired by Mr. Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary (Counter Terrorism), Ministry of External Affairs and Ambassador Farhod Azriev of Uzbekistan. The Joint Working Group assessed the threats posed by terrorist groups in their respective regions including cross border terrorism and worldwide. They exchanged views on current counter-terrorism challenges prevailing in the countries. They pondered upon the measures to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the sphere of counter terrorism through information sharing, mutual capacity building and sharing of best practices and also discussed on the cooperation in multilateral fora including United Nations (UN), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation- Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (SCO-RATS) and Eurasian Group (EAG).

2. 

Union Minister of Human Resource Development released UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme "Deeksharambh" in __________.

A. Pune
B. Mumbai
C. Kolkata
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Union Minister of Human Resource Development released UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme "Deeksharambh" in New Delhi. The guide to Student Induction Programme is to help new students adjust and feel comfortable in the new environment, inculcate in them the ethos and culture of the institution, help them build bonds with other students and faculty members, and expose them to a sense of larger purpose and self-exploration.

3. 

Union Government to build India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at __________.

A. Theni, Tamil Nadu
B. Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
C. Chirang, Assam
D. Anjaw, Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Minister of State (MoS) (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh informed that the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) to set up at Pottipuram in Theni District, Tamil Nadu. The main aim of the project is to set up a 51000 ton Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) detector. The detector is placed to observe naturally occurring atmospheric neutrinos at the end of an approximately 2 km long tunnel in a mountain. It is the first neutrino detector in India. This will decrease the noise from cosmic rays that is ever-present over-ground and will outnumber the rare neutrino interactions even in a detector as large as ICAL.

4. 

The foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak International University (BGNIU) was laid in __________.

A. Amritsar, India
B. Nankana Sahib, Pakistan
C. Lahore, Pakistan
D. Attari, India

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak International University (BGNIU) has been laid in Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The University's foundation stone was laid by Pakistan's Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bujdar.Overview: The university will be built in 10 acres of land and it will cost more than Rs. 258 crores to complete. An estimated deadline for completion of the construction has not set by Government.

5. 

The 9th edition of the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) festival 2019 held in __________.

A. Colombo, Srilanka
B. Kabul, Afghanistan
C. Dhaka, Bangladesh
D. Kathmandu, Nepal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 9th edition of the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) festival 2019 in Colombo, Srilanka.