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46. 

Where did the 6th India China SED held?

A. New Delhi
B. Lucknow
C. Mumbai
D. Hyderabad

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 6th round of India-China strategic economic dialogue is being held in New Delhi. The three day event will be held on 7-9 September 2019. The dialogue will discuss various issues, including infrastructure, energy and pharmaceuticals. The dialogue includes events like round table meetings of joint working groups (JWG) on infrastructure, high-tech, energy, resource conservation, pharmaceuticals and policy coordination.

47. 

Where was the 3rd round of meeting between officials of India & Pakistan on the modalities for operationalization of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor held?

A. Jalah in Guwahati, Assam
B. Gharoli in New Delhi, Delhi
C. Attari in Amritsar, Punjab
D. Phulwaria in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 3rd round of meeting between officials of India & Pakistan on the modalities for operationalization of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor held at Attari in Amritsar, Punjab. This is the second meeting between the two countries in the backdrop of tensions arising between India and Pakistan after the withdrawal of special state status from Jammu and Kashmir(J&K).

48. 

Which is the host city of 28th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol exercise?

A. Vishakhapatnam
B. Bangkok
C. Phuket
D. Brahmapur

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 28th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol is being conducted between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) during 5 - 15 September 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. For this purpose, IN Dornier arrived at Bangkok along with aircrew.

49. 

The First National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics held in which city?

A. Chennai
B. Bengaluru
C. Patna
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Rishi Kumar Shukla inaugurated the first National Conference on Cyber Crime Investigation and Cyber Forensics in New Delhi at the CBI headquarters. It was a 2-day conference held on September 4-5, 2019. It included one of the mandates of CBI which notifies to investigate crimes with inter-state & international ramifications. It aimed to create a platform and bring together investigators, lawyers, forensic experts and academia to discuss challenges related to cybercrime and ways to find solutions.

50. 

Which city topped in the Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU)'s 2019 "Global Liveability Index"?

A. Sydney
B. Vienna
C. Damascus
D. Melbourne

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 2019 "Global Liveability Index" prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU) has ranked Vienna, the capital of Austria as 1st for the second consecutive time whereas Damascus, the capital of Syria was ranked last becoming the least liveable city at 140th position. Russia's St. Petersburg topped the list among BRICS nations at 71st spot.