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Current Affairs Questions on 7, 8 March 2019 :
Supreme Court on 8 March 2019 sent the Ayodhya dispute for mediation and appointed 3-member panel of mediators. Who is the Chairman of this panel?
A. Justice F.M.I. Kalifulla
B. Justice Jasti Chelameswar
C. Justice M. Y. Eqbal
D. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose
Answer: A
Explanation: Former Supreme Court judge Justice F.M.I. Kalifulla is heading the 3-member panel constituted by the Supreme Court to undertake the process of mediation to resolve the Ayodhya dispute. Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu are the two other members of this panel. The mediation will take place in Faizabad and 8 week time has been given for this mediation.

Which state recently announce to increase the OBC quota to 27%?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Kerala
C. Gujarat
D. Punjab
Answer: A
Explanation: The government of Madhya Pradesh has announced the increase of the reservation quotas for the OBCs and has stated that it would also implement 10 per cent quota for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) under the general category. The government has proposed to increase the reservation for OBCs from the current 14% to 27%. Madhya Pradesh already has 36% reservation for scheduled castes and tribes. The increase in the reservation for OBCs and 10% reservation for EWS will take the reservation in the state to 73%.

Which company launches 'Bolo' app to tutor children to read in Hindi, English?
A. Facebook
B. Twitter
C. Google
Answer: C
Explanation: Tech giant Google unveiled a new app 'Bolo' that aims to help children in primary school learn to read in Hindi and English. The free app, which is being launched in India first, uses Google's speech recognition and text-to-speech technology. The app features an animated character 'Diya', who encourages children to read stories aloud and helps if the child is unable to pronounce a word. It also lauds the reader when she completes the reading. The Bolo app will be available on Google Play Store in India for all smartphones running Android 4.4 (Kit Kat) and higher, and can also work offline.

Who was appointed as new Finance Secretary by Union Government on 8 March 2019?
A. Subhash Chandra Garg
B. Rajiv Mehrishi
C. Bibek Debroy
D. Abhijeet Mishra
Answer: A
Explanation: Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg was on 8th March named as the Finance Secretary, according to a Personnel Ministry order. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved designating Garg as the Finance Secretary, it said. He replaces Ajay Narayan Jha who superannuated on 28 February 2019. Garg, 58, a 1983 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, has been working as the Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs since June 2017.

When is the International Women’s Day celebrated across world?
A. 7th March
B. 8th March
C. 9th March
D. 10th March
Answer: B
Explanation: The International Women's Day 2019 was observed across the world on March 8, 2019 with an aim to empower women in all settings, be it rural and urban, and celebrate the activists who work constantly to assert women’s rights and realise their full potential. .......Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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