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Which ministry is the top procurer on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) Portal in the current financial year?
The Ministry of Coal has taken the lead as the top procurer on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) Portal in the current financial year. As of September 20, 2023, the Ministry of Coal has procured goods and services worth Rs. 23,798 crore through GeM, which is more than its annual target for FY 2023-24 of Rs. 21,325 crore.
Which hospital in New Delhi recently opened India's first dedicated OPD (Outpatient Department) for transgenders?
Who won the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix?
Ferrari's Carlos Sainz won the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday, ending Max Verstappen's record run of 10 wins in a row and shattering Red Bull's dream of going through the season unbeaten. Sainz led from pole position to start the race, and he was never headed. He drove a flawless race to secure his second Formula 1 victory, and his first since the 2022 British Grand Prix.
On which date is International Equal Pay Day celebrated annually?
Which country hosted the inaugural UNCITRAL South Asia Conference?
India hosted the inaugural United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) South Asia Conference from September 14 to 16, 2023 in New Delhi. The conference was organized jointly by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), UNCITRAL, and the organization's national coordination committee for India.
Which Indian fashion designer has been awarded the "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" award by the French government recently?
Where was the first-ever 'Maha Kumbh of Divyangjan' held?
The first-ever 'Maha Kumbh of Divyangjan' was held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, from September 10-19, 2023. The event was organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), the Government of India, and the National Disability Finance and Development Corporation (NDFDC). The Maha Kumbh of Divyangjan was a unique event that aimed to celebrate the diversity and achievements of persons with disabilities (PWDs) from all over India. The event also aimed to raise awareness about the rights of PWDs and to promote their inclusion in society.
Which of the following organizations conducted International Coastal Clean-up Day 2023 in India?
The Indian Coast Guard conducted International Coastal Clean-up Day 2023 on 16 September 2023 across all Coastal States and Union Territories. The event was organized in coordination with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP).
Which of the following is a cultural and educational hub founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and located in Bengal’s Birbhum district?
Santiniketan is a town in West Bengal, India, founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore as an experiment in education and art. It is home to Visva-Bharati University, a world-renowned institution of higher learning. Santiniketan was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2019.
Who presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi Amrit Awards on September 16, 2023?
The Sangeet Natak Akademi Amrit Awards are a special one-time award given to artists who have made significant contributions to the performing arts in India. 84 artists were conferred with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Amrit Awards on September 16, 2023, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The awards were presented by the Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Which of the following is the title sponsor of the first-ever MotoGP race in India, MotoGP Bharat?
Which of the following states has announced a scheme to give ₹50,000 to the daughters of industrial workers pursuing higher education to purchase electric two-wheelers?
The Haryana government has announced that it will give ₹50,000 to the daughters of industrial workers pursuing higher education to purchase electric two-wheelers. The announcement was made by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on September 18, 2023, at an event in Palwal. The scheme is aimed at promoting mobility and independence for the daughters of industrial workers. It will also help to reduce air pollution in the state.
Who is the current Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?
Who won the Diamond League final in the javelin throw?
On which day is Hyderabad Liberation Day celebrated?
Hyderabad Liberation Day is celebrated on September 17th every year to commemorate the annexation of the erstwhile Hyderabad State by the Indian Union in 1948. The day is also celebrated as Hyderabad-Karnataka Liberation Day in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka.
Who was the first woman surgeon to join the elite Para Special Forces of the Indian Army?
Who recently resigned from the board of Dhanlaxmi Bank Ltd. citing reasons related to "factionalism" and "unethical" business conduct?
On which date is World Bamboo Day celebrated annually?
How much e-rupee was in circulation as of March 2023?
According to the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy for FY23, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or e-rupee worth ₹16.39 crore was in circulation as of March 2023. Of the total e-rupee circulation, ₹10.69 crore was wholesale CBDC whereas ₹5.70 crore was retail CBDC.
Which country won the Asia Cup 2023?
India won the Asia Cup 2023 on September 17, 2023, defeating Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the final in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This is India's record 8th Asia Cup title. Kuldeep Yadav won the title of Player of the Tournament (Man of the Series) and Mohammad Siraj won the title of Player of the Match.