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26. 

Who has been appointed as administrator for Yes Bank?

A. S Sundar
B. Anshula Kant
C. Shradha Sharma
D. Prashant Kumar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Former SBI's chief financial officer, Prashant Kumar has been appointed as the new administrator of Yes Bank after a moratorium has been imposed by the RBI on the bank and withdrawal limit to its customers has been capped at Rs 50,000. Kumar's appointment as Yes Bank's administrator has been made by RBI.

27. 

Who has been elected new Director General of Geneva-based WIPO?

A. Daren Tang
B. Vivian Balakrishnan
C. Sylvia Lim
D. S. Iswaran

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Mr. Daren Tang, 47, on March 4 received the nomination to become the next director-general of the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo), which shapes global rules for intellectual property and oversees patents.

28. 

Who sworn in as the new Chief Information Commissioner?

A. Sanjay Kothari
B. Rahul Jain
C. Bimal Julka
D. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The former Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Secretary Bimal Julka was sworn in as the next Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on 5 March. The oath of office was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind. Bimal Julka was chosen by a high-level selection panel chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

29. 

Who has been appointed the new Prime Minister of Ukraine?

A. Oleksiy Honcharuk
B. Dmytro Razumkov
C. Arsen Avakov
D. Denys Shmygal

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Denys Shmygal (born 15 October 1975) is a Ukrainian entrepreneur and politician. On 4 March 2020, he was appointed as the Prime Minister of Ukraine. From 1 August 2019 until his ministerial appointment Shmygal was the Governor of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.

30. 

Who has been appointed the chairman of the national selection panel?

A. Harvinder Singh
B. Sunil Joshi
C. Javagal Srinath
D. Venkatesh Prasad

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Former India spinner Sunil Joshi was named chairman of the national selection panel by the BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) in Mumbai A statement from BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said, the CAC also picked ex-pacer Harvinder Singh for a place in the five-member group.