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61. 

Who became the first brand ambassador of the IIFL Finance?

A. K. L. Rahul
B. Rohit Sharma
C. Virat Kohli
D. Shikhar Dhawan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Vice-Captain of Indian Cricket Team in limited-overs, Rohit Sharma became the first brand ambassador of the IIFL Finance. IIFL finance is one of the leading Non-Banking Finance Companies of India which manages over Rs. 36,000 crore assets.

62. 

Who is the head of taskforce to examine matters pertaining to the age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering maternal mortality rate?

A. Babubhai Bokhiria
B. Ramanlal Vora
C. Govind Patel
D. Jaya Jaitly

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Govt. sets up taskforce headed by Jaya Jaitly to examine matters pertaining to the age of motherhood, imperatives of lowering maternal mortality rate.

63. 

Who has been appointed as the chairman of Commodity derivatives advisory committee by Securities and Exchange Board of India?

A. Tarun Shridhar
B. Dr. V. P. Joy
C. Aliasgar S Mithwani
D. Ashok Dalwani

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) rearranged the Commodity derivatives advisory committee and appointed Ashok Dalwani, Retired IAS officer as the chairman and Aliasgar S Mithwani, Chief General Manager of SEBI as Secretary of the 17-member committee.

64. 

Who has been appointed as senior advisor to the Executive Director, World Bank?

A. Tarun Shridhar
B. Dr. V. P. Joy
C. Brajendra Navnit
D. Rajeev Topno

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Cabinet's Appointment committee approved the appointments of Rajeev Topno, the private secretary to the prime minister as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director, World Bank & Brajendra Navnit, the Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office(July 2014 - September 2019) as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the World Trade Organisation & will be posted at the Permanent Mission of India to the WTO, under the Department of Commerce. He replaced JS Deepak at the PMI whose two-year extended term ended on May 31.

65. 

India and China held high-level talks on 6 June amid the border stand-off between the militaries of the two countries near eastern Ladakh. Who led the Indian delegation?

A. Lt General Sarath Chand
B. Lt General Devraj Anbu
C. Lt General Satinder Kumar Saini
D. Lt General Harinder Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India and China held high-level talks on 6 June. The talk was initiated by India and was held at the Border Personnel Meeting Point in Maldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh. The talks were held amid the border stand-off between the militaries of the two countries near eastern Ladakh. The Indian delegation was led by Lt General Harinder Singh, the general officer commanding of Leh-based 14 Corps, while the Chinese side was headed by the Commander of the Tibet Military District.