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Exercise : Places - Latest Current Affairs
  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
1.
Where is Air India establishing South Asia's largest flight training school?
Ahmedabad
Amravati
Chennai
Tiruchirappalli
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Air India is setting up South Asia's largest flight training school in Amravati, Maharashtra, with an investment exceeding ₹200 crore. This initiative, in partnership with Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC), aims to train 180 commercial pilots annually using modern infrastructure and optimal weather conditions, contributing significantly to India's aviation self-reliance and catering to the airline's pilot requirements amidst its fleet expansion plans.

2.
Where has the Central Railway installed a floating solar plant of 10 MWp capacity?
Igatpuri lake
Dal Lake
Vembanad Lake
Chilika Lake
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Central Railway has installed a floating solar plant of 10 MWp capacity in Igatpuri Lake, located in the Western Ghats. This initiative marks the first-of-its-kind installation on the Indian Railways network, aiming to harness renewable energy and reduce carbon emissions. The project is part of Central Railway's broader efforts towards achieving zero carbon emissions by 2030, contributing significantly to India's renewable energy goals.

3.
Where is the first International Dairy Federation Regional Dairy Conference Asia Pacific-2024 being held?
New Delhi
Chennai
Kochi
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The first International Dairy Federation Regional Dairy Conference Asia Pacific-2024 is taking place in Kochi from June 26 to 28. Organized by the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, NDDB, and IDF, the summit focuses on 'Farmer-centric innovations in dairying' and has attracted over 1,000 delegates from more than 20 countries. The conference aims to address significant issues in the dairy sector and promote One Health principles, highlighting Kochi as a key hub for discussions on dairy industry advancements and global collaborations.

4.
Where was India’s first 'Chadwick House: Navigating Audit Heritage' Museum inaugurated?
New Delhi
Shimla
Mumbai
Kolkata
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 'Chadwick House: Navigating Audit Heritage' Museum, India's first of its kind, was inaugurated in Shimla by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. This museum commemorates the historical significance of Chadwick House, a landmark in Shimla where Mahatma Gandhi stayed in 1946. The museum aims to preserve and showcase the rich heritage of the institution, highlighting its contributions to governance and the training of auditors. It serves as a repository of knowledge and inspiration for future generations, ensuring the legacy of public service and governance integrity is upheld.

5.
Where is the 64th International Sugar Organisation Council meeting being held?
London
New Delhi
Geneva
Brasilia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 64th International Sugar Organisation (ISO) Council meeting is currently taking place in New Delhi, India. Chaired by India, this meeting has convened delegates from over 30 countries to discuss global issues pertaining to the sugar and biofuels industries. As the host nation and current chairman of the ISO, India plays a significant role in facilitating discussions and decisions aimed at addressing challenges and opportunities within these sectors on a global scale.