Current Affairs - Places

Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
26. 

India's 1st National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub set up in __________.

A. Kolkata
B. Hyderabad
C. Bengaluru
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India's first National Antimicrobial Resistance Hub was recently inaugurated in Kolkata. The Kolkata centre would be the hub for research on antibiotic resistance not only for the country but for the entire South Asia. The centre was jointly inaugurated by the ICMR, in association with the U.S. Consulate of Kolkata and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

27. 

Great Ganga Run-2019 flagged off in which city?

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

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Jal Shakti Minister and Sports Minister flagged off "Great Ganga Run-2019" at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The marathon was organised to create awareness about River Ganga. The marathon was organised by Ministry of Jal Shakti. A large number of people from all age groups participated in the marathon.

28. 

Union Minister for Environment and Forest and Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar flagged off a Jaldoot vehicle in which city?

A. Ranchi
B. Hyderabad
C. Kolkata
D. Pune

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Union Minister for Environment and Forest and Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar flagged off a Jaldoot vehicle in Pune. The van carrying the 'SAVE WATER' message will travel to different parts of the state. An exhibition on 100 days of Union Government has also been organized on the occasion by Regional Outreach Bureau in Pune.

29. 

RUDRASHILA, a white water Rafting Expedition was flagged off at __________.

A. Kolkata
B. Jaisalmer
C. Patna
D. Jodhpur

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The white water Rafting Expedition christened 'RUDRASHILA' being undertaken by Kalidhar Battalion was Flagged Off on 11 September 2019 at Jaisalmer. 'Rudrashila' has been organised to commemorate the 75th Raising day of the Kalidhar Battalion.

30. 

A newly 'Make In India' train Pulathisi Express was flagged off from which railway station of Sri Lanka?

A. Colombo Fort railway station
B. Maradana railway station
C. Badulla railway station
D. Hatton railway station

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A newly 'Make In India' train Pulathisi Express rake was flagged off from Colombo Fort Railway station. The rake of the train was manufactured in the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Chennai. The train which has been inducted under an Indian Line of Credit has an on-board entertainment system, modular interiors and fully-rotating seats in Air Conditioned Chair cars for passenger comfort.