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J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 passed in Rajya Sabha

Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 passed in the Rajya Sabha today. It also moved a resolution revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the bill as well as moved the resolution in the House. Opposition members belonging from Congress, Left, TMC, SP, PDP, RJD and others created uproar in the House after the Minister’s announcement. The agitating members are sitting in the well and raising slogans.  Rajya Sabha adopts Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019, 125 vote for 61 vote against and 1 member abstains. The Bill is passed by the Rajya Sabha.
Earlier, Leader of the Opposition, Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded discussion on the prevailing situation in the state. Mr Azad said curfew has been imposed and prominent leaders put under house arrest. Home Minister Amit Shah said, government is ready to discuss every issue related to Jammu and Kashmir. Lok Sabha will discuss the resolutions regarding Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Earlier, Home Minister Amit Shah moved a resolution to scrap provisions of Article 370 and Bills to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir to make Ladakh a Union Territory and make a residual State a Union Territory with Legislative Assembly.

Satwiksairaj, Chirag 1st Indian doubles pair to win Super 500 title

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty today became the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament. They beat World champions Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen of China in the summit clash of Thailand Open 21-19, 18-21, 21-18 in Bangkok to win the men’s doubles category. 
The third-seeded Chinese pair settled for the second position after battling hard for an hour and two minutes as the Commonwealth Games silver medallists Rankireddy-Shetty claimed their maiden title.  Sports fraternity celebrated ‘great win for the Indian doubles’. Twitter exploded with wishes for Satwik and Chirag for putting India on the doubles map. 

5, 6 August 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

5, 6 August 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 5, 6 August 2019 :
India slipped to which position in the Global GDP ranking in 2018?
A. 7th place
B. 8th place 
C. 6th place
D. 9th place
Answer: A
Explanation: India has slipped down to the 7th place in the global GDP rankings of 2018, reveals data compiled by the World Bank. India recorded a GDP of $2.73 trillion in 2018, which is less than that of the UK ($2.82 trillion) and France ($2.78 trillion).

Which Indian journalist has been selected for the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2019?
A. Sudip Chaudhary
B. Rajdeep Sardesai
C. Arnab Goswami
D. Ravish Kumar
Answer: D
Explanation: India’s senior executive editor of NDTV, Ravish Kumar was awarded 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award which is regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize. He was awarded for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”. Four other individuals were declared winners of this award along with Ravish Kumar. Four other winners of the 2019 Raman Magsaysay award are: Ko Swe Win (Myanmar) Angkhana Neelapaijit (Thailand), Raymundo Pujante Cayabyab (Philippines), Kim Jong-Ki (South Korea).............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

3, 4 August 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

3, 4 August 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 3, 4 August 2019 :
India and United Kingdom jointly launched Innovating for Clean Air Initiative in which city?
A. London
B. Bengaluru
C. New Delhi
D. Glasgow
Answer: B
Explanation: India & United Kingdom have jointly launched a two-year ‘Innovating for Clean Air’ Initiative (IfCA) in Bengaluru, Karnataka with an aim to provide unique air quality measurement system. It will support India’s aim to transit to Electric Vehicles (EVs).

Which state launches Vhali Dikri Yojna?
A. Rajasthan
B. Bihar
C. Jharkhand
D. Gujarat
Answer: D
Explanation: Gujarat Chief Minister has launched the ‘Vhali Dikri Yojna’ from his home town Rajkot, Gujarat. The scheme for the welfare of the girl child. According to the scheme, the State Government will pay Rs. 4,000 to every girl child at the time of admission to Standard 4th, Rs. 6,000 at the time of taking admission to Standard IX, Rs. 1-lakh at the time of taking admission for higher education at the age of 18 and another Rs. 1-lakh at the time of marriage. It is a statewide cash incentive scheme for every girl child born in Gujarat.

Which city will host the 22nd National Conference on e-Governance 2019? 
A. Shillong
B. Darjeeling
C. Kanpur
D. Rishikesh
Answer: A
Explanation: India & United Kingdom have jointly launched a two-year ‘Innovating for Clean Air’ Initiative (IfCA) in Bengaluru, Karnataka with an aim to provide unique air quality measurement system. It will support India’s aim to transit to Electric Vehicles (EVs).

To which government agency, Rakesh Asthana was appointed as the Director General ?
A. CBI
B. NIA
C. NCB
D. IB
Answer: C

Explanation: The Appointments Committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given additional charge to 1984-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana, Director General of Civil Aviation security (DG CAS), as the new DG of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) by approving “entrustment of the additional charge of the post of Director General Narcotics Control Board”. The post of NCB was lying vacant as incumbent Abhay was appointed as a director Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad, Telangana.Asthana will serve as the DG of NCB for the next 6 months or till new incumbent is appointed..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

1, 2 August 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

1, 2 August 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for August 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 1, 2 August 2019 :
Who was given additional charge of ITBP DG ?
A. Rajesh Kumar
B. S S Deswal
C. Sanjay Malik
B. Manan Bohra
Answer: B 
Explanation: ITBP Director General S S Deswal was given additional charge of counter-terror force National Security Guard (NSG). He will take over from incumbent NSG DG Sudeep Lakhtakia who is set to retire on 31st July 2018.S S Deswal is 1984-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Telangana cadre. NSG was established in 1984, to protect states against internal disturbances and terrorism. It is under administrative control of Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). It is Federal Contingency World Class Zero Error Force. It deals with anti-terrorist activities in all its forms.

Which city will host the 2020 Khelo India Youth Games?
A. Guwahati
B. Lucknow
C. Ranchi
D. Varanasi
Answer: A
Explanation: The 2020 Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Guwahati, Assam, as announced by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. The third edition of games will begin from 18 January 2020.

India signs deal to acquire R-27 Air-to-Air Missiles from which country?
A. USA
B. Japan
C. France
D. Russia
Answer: D
Explanation: India has signed Rs.1,500 crore deal to acquire R-27 air-to-air missiles from Russia for equipping Su-30MKI combat aircraft fleet of the Indian Air Force and for boosting its capabilities in beyond visual range warfare. R-27 air-to-air missiles have been acquired under 10-I projects which mandate all the 3 services (Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force) to maintain critical weapon systems and spares for a specified minimum period called as War Wastage Reserve (WWR). In almost past 2 months Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed deals worth over Rs.7,600 crore for acquiring equipment under emergency requirements provisions approved by Union Defence Ministry in aftermath of Pulwama Attack. These Rs.7,600 crore has been spent by IAF in procuring missiles like Spice-2000, Strum Ataka ATGMs and a large number of spares under emergency procurement route.

Cabinet approves ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at which city?
A. Toronto
B. Moscow
C. London
D. Dubai
Answer: B

Explanation: Cabinet has given nod to the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit (ITLU) at Moscow in Russia. ITLU will also support the ongoing bilateral programmes of cooperation in space technology and act on behalf of ISRO. The Cabinet has also approved the signing of United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA) resulting from mediation by India. The move will send a positive signal to foreign investors about India's commitment to adhere to international practice on Alternative Dispute Resolution. The Cabinet also approved MoU between ISRO and the Bolivian Space Agency on Cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

August 2019 Current Affairs Quiz, GK Objective Questions

August 2019 GK, Current Affairs 1st to 31 August 2019 Daily Quiz, Pdf, Objective Questions: Current Affairs Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Air force, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates.
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29, 30, 31 July 2019 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

29, 30, 31 July 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for July 2019Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 29, 30, 31 July 2019 :
Jagdeep Dhankar was sworn in as the Governor of which state? 
A. Rajasthan
B. West Bengal 
C. Maharashtra
D. Odisha
Answer: B
Explanation: Jagdeep Dhankar has been sworn in as the Governor of West Bengal. The Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court T.B Radhakrishnan administered the oath of office and Secrecy to him at a simple function in Raj Bhavan in Kolkata.

Who was appointed as the 28th Governor of Madhya Pradesh ?
A. Draupadi Murmu
B. Satyadev Narayan Arya
C. Lalji Tandon
D. Satya Pal Malik
Answer: C
Explanation: On July 29, 2019, Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lalji Tandon was sworn in as the 28th Governor of Madhya Pradesh. He was administered oath by the Madhya Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Ravi Shankar Jha at a function in Raj Bhawan, Bhopal in the presence of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, state ministers and bureaucrats.

Who was appointed as the new speaker of Karnataka Assembly?
A. Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri
B. Jagadish Shettar
C. K S Eshwarappa
D. S Suresh Kumar
Answer: A
Explanation: Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri has been elected as the new Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. Former Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar had resigned from his post soon after BS Yediyurappa government won floor test in the house. 

Which sport is dropped from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games(CWG) ?
A. Cricket
B. Tennis
C. Triathlon
D. Shooting
Answer: D

Explanation: Shooting is dropped out from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games(CWG). The CWG Federation left out shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Games in its Executive Board meeting on June 2019. It recommended the inclusion of three new sports(beach volleyball (men and women), women’s T20 cricket and para-table tennis (men and women)..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK