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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 September 2018:
United Nations recently decided to end the tuberculosis epidemic by which year?
A. 2022
B. 2025
C. 2028
D. 2030
Answer: D
Explanation: United Nations member states have agreed on a global plan to step up fight against tuberculosis. The text of a final declaration will be formally adopted at the first- ever TB summit on September 26. At the summit, world leaders will commit to end the tuberculosis epidemic by 2030.

What is the India’s ranks in the latest UN’s Human Development Index (HDI) report 2018?
A. 130
B. 123
C. 139
D. 138
Answer: A
Explanation: India has been ranked 130 among 189 countries in the latest Human Development Index (HDI) report 2018, which is released by the United Nations Development Programme. As per report, between 1990 and 2017, India’s HDI value saw a 50% increase from 0.427 to 0.640, an indicator of the country’s remarkable achievement in lifting millions of people out of poverty. India’s gross per capita income increased by a staggering 266.6% between 1990 and 2017. During the period, India’s life expectancy at birth increased by nearly 11 years, with the average years of children staying in school increased by 4.7 years.

Union Government on 17 September 2018 proposed to merge which three PSU Banks?
A. SBI, PNB and Dena Bank
B. IDBI, Bank of Baroda and Dena Bank
C. Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank
D. IDBI Bank, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank
Answer: C
Explanation: The Union Government on 17 September 2018 moved towards consolidation of the banking sector, proposing an amalgamation of state-owned Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank to create India’s third largest bank. The new amalgamated bank will have a total business of more than Rs 14.82 trillion and will be the third largest bank in India. The government expects that the amalgamated bank will be a strong competitive bank with economies of scale. While Dena Bank has been placed under the prompt corrective action framework by the Reserve Bank of India with restrictions on lending, Vijaya Bank is among the only two lenders to have reported a profit in 2017-18.

Which state government has rolled out “Swayangsiddha” to combat human trafficking?
A. Bihar
B. West Bengal
C. Assam
D. Jharkhand
Answer: B
Explanation: The West Bengal government has rolled out a scheme “Swayangsiddha” in different districts of the state to combat human trafficking. The aim of the scheme is to empower young boys and girls to make informed choices so that they are less vulnerable to trafficking and child marriage. Swayangsiddha, which means self-reliance, will be executed by the West Bengal Police. As the per the NCRB data West Bengal has highest recorded case of trafficking among the States.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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