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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 July 2019 :
Which company launches Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana (ABVKY)?
D. National Insurance
Answer: C
Explanation: ESI Corporation has launched a scheme named ‘Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana’ (ABVKY) which, in case the Insured Person (IP) is rendered unemployed, provides relief to the extent of 25% of the average per day earning during the previous four contribution periods (total earning during the four contribution period/730) to be paid up to maximum 90 days of unemployment once in lifetime of the IP on submission of claim in form of an Affidavit. The Scheme has been made effective from 01-07-2018. The scheme is implemented on pilot basis for a period of two years initially. 

Which country has appointed former Indian cricketer & wicket-keeper, Kiran Shankar More as interim coach of its cricket team?
A. England
B. Bangladesh
C. Sri lanka
Answer: D
Explanation: Kiran Shankar More (56), Indian former cricketer & wicket-keeper has been appointed as the interim coach of the USA (United States of America) cricket team. He replaces the head coach Pubudu Dassanayake of Sri Lanka, whose contract was to end by March 2019 but was extended to December 2019 had resigned due to differences with USA Cricket Board. He is from Vadodara, Gujarat.The USA Cricket has also appointed former India spinner Sunil Joshi as spin bowling advisor, and Pravin Amre and Kieran Powell as advisors for the batting department.In June 2019, More was also appointed as the USA’s director of cricket.

Which of the following has recently been appointed as the Governor of Chhattisgarh?
A. Kiran Bedi
B. Aacharya Devvrat
C. Awakriya Mishra
D. Anusuiya Uikey
Answer: D
Explanation: Rajya Sabha member Anusuiya Uikey has been appointed as Governor of Chhattisgarh and Senior Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhushan Harichandan appointed as Governor of Andhra Pradesh. Anusuiya Uikey is a sitting member of Rajya Sabha. Newly appointed governor of Chhattisgarh Anusuiya Uikey is an elected MP in Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh. She has replaced Anandiben Patel, who as Governor of Madhya Pradesh was also holding the additional charge of Chhattisgarh due to sudden demise of Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon on August 2018.

Which of the following has recently been appointed as Governor of Andhra Pradesh?
A. Acharya Sanghamitra
B. Biswa Bhushan
C. Devendranath Singh
D. Ashwini Chaubey
Answer: B
Explanation: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been appointed as governor Andhra Pradesh. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for giving him "an opportunity" and said that he will try to solve some of the contentious issues the state is facing with Odisha. Former Odisha Minister Harichandan will replace ESL Narasimhan, who has been the Governor of Andhra Pradesh for a decade. Mr Narasimhan is also the Governor of Telangana. Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, a Jana Sangh leader, was BJP state president in Odisha. He had also served as Law Minister in the state.

Union Cabinet recently approved the extension of Fifteenth Finance Commission term to which date?
A. 31 December 2019
B. 31 July 2019
C. 30 November 2019
D. 30 September 2019
Answer: C
Explanation: Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the term of Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th November, 2019. It will enable the Commission to examine various comparable estimates for financial projections in view of reforms and the new realities to finalise its recommendations for the period 2020-2025. The Fifteenth Finance Commission has been constituted by the President on 27tn November, 2017 in ' pursuance of clause (1) of article 280 of the Constitution and Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1951. The Commission was to submit its Report on the basis of its Terms of Reference (ToR) by 30th October, 2019 covering a period of five years commencing from 1st April, 2020.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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