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101.
Which country launched the "Alliance for Global Good-Gender Equity and Equality" at the World Economic Forum?
India
France
United States
Brazil
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India introduced the "Alliance for Global Good-Gender Equity and Equality" at the World Economic Forum, with support from influential entities such as the World Economic Forum (WEF), Invest India, and industry leaders. The initiative is in line with India's commitment to women-led development, originating from the G20 Leaders' Declaration.

102.
Where was the first office space at the World Trade Centre inaugurated, with Union Minister Amit Shah leading the inauguration?
New Delhi
Mumbai
Bengaluru
Hyderabad
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The first office space at the World Trade Centre Nauroji Nagar was inaugurated in New Delhi by Union Minister Amit Shah. The Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies (CRCS) office, spanning 41,000 sqft and valued at approximately Rs 165 crore, showcases state-of-the-art infrastructure in the heart of the capital.

103.
Which digital payment platform app has partnered with NPCI to extend UPI payments globally?
Paytm
Google Pay
PhonePe
Amazon Pay
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Google Pay has collaborated with NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL) to extend UPI payments globally. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two entities aims to enhance the usage of UPI payments for Indian travellers outside their homeland, providing a seamless and convenient transaction experience through Google Pay.

104.
Which company has secured a monumental contract valued between ₹10,000 to ₹15,000 crore for the electrification segment of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project?
Rural Electrification Corporation
Larsen & Toubro
NTPC Limited
Adani Infrastructure
Answer: Option
Explanation:
L&T (Larsen & Toubro) Construction's railways strategic business group has successfully secured a substantial contract for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project. The contract, valued between ₹10,000 to ₹15,000 crore, involves the construction of 508 km of electrification works. This strategic win reinforces L&T's position in the infrastructure sector.

105.
Which state government partnered with IndoSpace for a Rs 2000 crore investment in industrial real estate?
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
IndoSpace reaffirmed its commitment to Tamil Nadu's economic growth by signing a significant Rs 2000 crore Memorandum of Understanding during the Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet 2024, attended by key dignitaries, including the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, and Union Minister of Commerce and Industry.