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26. 

Who has recently been appointed as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee by RBI?

A. Shantanu Deshmukh
B. Vibhor Sinha
C. Janak Raj
D. M D Patra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appoints its Executive Director, Janak Raj, as a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The Monetary Policy Committee takes decisions based on a majority vote. Raj replaces M D Patra recently promoted as Deputy Governor of the RBI.

27. 

Who has been appointed as new Chief Executive Officer Essar Oil UK?

A. Mark Wilson
B. James Stanley
C. Mike Wirth
D. John D. Rockefeller

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Essar Oil (UK) Ltd operates the Stanlow refinery announced the appointment of Mark Wilson as its new Chief Executive Officer. A Wilson was previously with BP plc of the UK, where he held several senior leadership positions.

28. 

Who has been appointed as India's Ambassador to USA?

A. Taranjit Singh Sandhu
B. Sanjeev Bhalla
C. Harsh Vardhan Shringla
D. Anshuman Gaur

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Senior diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed as India's Ambassador to the USA the Ministry of External Affairs. Taranjit Singh Sandhu Sandhu, a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently posted as High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka. He replaces Harsh Vardhan Shringla as India's envoy in Washington. Shringla named as India's next foreign secretary.

29. 

Who has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of Vakrangee Limited?

A. Dinesh Nandwana
B. Anil Anna
C. Ramesh Joshi
D. Uday Kotak

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Vakrangee Limited appointed Mr. Ramesh Joshi (EX-RBI & EX- SEBI ED), a veteran with over 40 years of experience as the Non-Executive Chairman of the company.Mr. Dinesh Nandwana appointed as executive chairman as the Managing Director and Group CEO in place of Mr. Anil.

30. 

Who has been appointed as new general manager of Western Railway?

A. Alok Kansal
B. Dilip Shanghvi
C. Shiv Nadar
D. Sanjeev Mittal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Alok Kansal appointed as the General Manager of the Western Railway (WR). Kansal is a 1983-batch officer of the Indian Rai way Service of Engineers (IRSE). Kansal was working as the principal executive director, civil engineering (Planning) at Railway Board. Central Rai way (CR) General Manager Sanjeev Mittal was holding the additional charge as WR GM. The post held by Anil Kumar Gupta, who retired in November 2019.