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266.
Who inaugurated the exhibition titled "Women In Focus: Visualizing Feminine Constructs in Indian Art"?
Meenakashi Lekhi
Nirmala Sitharam
Priyanka Gandhi
Smriti Irani
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The exhibition titled 'Women In Focus: Visualizing Feminine Constructs in Indian Art' was inaugurated by Smt MeenakashiLekhi, Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, at National Museum.

267.
When is the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expected to conduct the first review of the $2.9 billion bailout to Sri Lanka?
From September 22-29, 2023
In August 2023
From October 15-19, 2023
From September 11-19, 2023
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The International Monetary Fund is expected to conduct the first review of its $2.9 billion bailout to Sri Lanka in September. Sri Lanka’s Minister of Finance Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said the IMF will be conducting the review from September 11-19, 2023.

268.
Which legislative reform introduced by Union Home Minister aims to replace the outdated Indian Evidence Act of 1872?
Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023
Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023
Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023
Indian Penal Code (IPC)
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Bharatiya Sakshya Bill, 2023, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, aims to replace the outdated Indian Evidence Act of 1872 and modernize evidence-related regulations in the criminal justice system.

269.
What is the name of the new committee formed by the Government of India to enhance oversight of National Statistical Office (NSO) data?
Committee on Economic Oversight (CEO)
Standing Committee on Statistics (SCoS)
National Data Enhancement Committee (NDEC)
Economic Statistics Oversight Committee (ESOC)
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Government of India has replaced the Standing Committee on Economic Statistics (SCES) with the Standing Committee on Statistics (SCoS) to provide comprehensive oversight of National Statistical Office (NSO) data, with a broader mandate involving surveys' framework and outcomes.

270.
By which year is India committed to eliminating Lymphatic Filariasis?
2023
2025
2027
2030
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Union Health & Family Welfare Minister announced India's commitment to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis by the year 2027, during the inauguration of the Annual Nationwide Mass Drug Administration (MDA) initiative's second phase.