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Which country has officially declared Russia's Wagner Group as a terrorist organization?
The United Kingdom has officially declared Russia's Wagner Group as a terrorist organization. The Wagner Group is a private military company that has been linked to human rights abuses in Ukraine, Syria, and other countries. The UK government's decision to designate the Wagner Group as a terrorist organization means that it will be illegal for UK citizens to support the group in any way. This includes providing financial assistance, recruiting members, or training for the group.
Which Indian airline has become the official airline for the Indian football team?
IndiGo has become the official airline for the Indian football team. The partnership was announced on September 15, 2023, and will be in place for one year. Under the partnership, IndiGo will provide the Indian football team with travel services for all domestic and international matches. The airline will also provide the team with access to its lounges and other facilities.
Which company has partnered with the Goa government to launch the 'Chavath e-Bazaar-2023'?
Swiggy has partnered with the Goa government to launch the 'Chavath e-Bazaar-2023', which will allow consumers to purchase homemade festive sweets and snacks from local Goan entrepreneurs online. The initiative is aimed at empowering local entrepreneurs and preserving Goan culture and traditions.
Who was presented with the Gadicherla Award 2023 by the AP Governor?
Andhra Pradesh Governor S. Abdul Nazeer presented the Gadicherla Award 2023 to Mandali Buddha Prasad on September 14, 2023 at Krishna University in Machilipatnam. The award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the social and cultural development of Andhra Pradesh.
Which international organization has agreed to fund Odisha to increase social protection?
The World Bank has agreed to fund Odisha with $100 million to increase social protection and disaster resilience in the state. The funding will be used to support the Odisha State Capability and Resilient Growth Programme (OSCRGP), a five-year program that aims to improve the state's ability to respond to disasters and protect its vulnerable populations.
Where will the Divya Kala Mela be held from September 15-24, 2023?
The Divya Kala Mela will be held from September 15-24, 2023 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. The mela is organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) of the Government of India. The Divya Kala Mela is a unique event that showcases the products and craftsmanship of entrepreneurs/artisans with disabilities from across the country.
Which company has signed a 500 million pound deal with the UK government to invest in electric arc furnace steelmaking at the Port Talbot steelworks in Wales?
Which of the following states is set to introduce the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) service in the near future?
Haryana State Transport (HST) is set to introduce the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) service in the near future. The NCMC is a one-nation, one-card solution for all types of transport payments. It can be used to travel on buses, metros, trains, and taxis. The NCMC can also be used to pay for tolls, parking, and retail purchases.
Who has been appointed as the next Indian envoy to the Republic of Congo?
What is the percentage decline in India's solar imports from China in the first half of 2023, according to a report by global energy think tank Ember?
Which of the following cities has imposed a complete ban on all kinds of crackers, including green crackers, on Diwali and other festivals from October 28 to November 30, 2023?
Who has been appointed as India's next high commissioner to Australia?
Which Indian state will kick off the Ayushman Bhava campaign to raise awareness about the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)?
The Uttar Pradesh government is set to kick off the Ayushman Bhava campaign on September 17, 2023. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), a government-sponsored healthcare scheme that provides free health insurance coverage to over 100 million poor and vulnerable families in India.
Which Indian state has signed an MOU with Spain's La Liga to develop football?
The West Bengal government has signed an MOU with Spain's La Liga to develop football in the state. The MOU will involve the establishment of a football academy and the provision of training and expertise to local coaches and players. This is a significant development for football in West Bengal, as La Liga is one of the most prestigious and successful football leagues in the world.
Which Indian state has passed a bill reserving 27% of local body seats for OBCs?