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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship laid the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) at which city?

A. Hyderabad
B. Patna
C. Mumbai
D. Bengaluru

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), laid the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) at Mumbai. The objective of the institute is to provide skill training in highly-specialised areas to students who want to pursue technical education after completing Class X and XII. The IIS will be a tertiary care institute in the skills ecosystem and offer best of required courses in emerging and high demand areas such as deep technology, aerospace, among others. These institutes will be constructed and operated on a PPP (Public-Private Partnership) model. Tata Education Development Trust (TEDT) was selected as the private partner for setting up IIS at NSTI campus in Mumbai through a competitive bidding process.

2. 

The first conference on military medicine for SCO member-states is being held in __________.

A. Beijing
B. New Delhi
C. Moscow
D. London

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The first conference on military medicine for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states is scheduled to be held in New Delhi from September 12 to 13, 2019. The aim of the conference is to share best practices in the field of military medicine, build capacities and overcome common challenges.

3. 

Where did the first meeting of the Apex Committee for DefExpo 2020 held?

A. Chennai
B. Lucknow
C. New Delhi
D. Pune

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The first meeting of the Apex Committee for DefExpo 2020 was held in New Delhi. It was chaired by the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh and it was also attended by Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath. 11th edition of DefExpo will be held for the first time in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from February 05 - 08, 2020 with the theme 'Digital Transformation of Defence'. An MoU was signed between the officials of the Ministry of Defence and Uttar Pradesh Government highlighting the roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders.

4. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana at __________.

A. Lucknow
B. Ranchi
C. Dehradun
D. Surat

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana on the 12th of September at Ranchi, Jharkhand.The Scheme shall secure the lives of 5 Crore Small and Marginal Farmers by providing a minimum pension of Rs 3000 per month to attain 60 years of age.The scheme has an outlay of Rs 10,774 Crores for the next three years.The small and marginal farmers who are currently between the ages of 18 to 40 years can apply for the scheme.

5. 

The 24th World Energy Congress was held in __________.

A. Kuala Lumpur
B. New Delhi
C. Abu Dhabi
D. Bangkok

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 24th World Energy Congress commence in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. World Energy Congress aims to bring together international energy stakeholders, including governments, private and state corporations, academia and media. The theme of this World Energy Congress is "Energy for Prosperity".