11th Oct National & International Current Affairs

1. Which of the following becomes the first UN organisation to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Through a newly-established Cryptocurrency fund, the United Nations Children's Fund will now be able to receive, hold and disburse donations in cryptocurrency. Specifically, the platforms ether and bitcoin have been green-lit for donations in cryptocurrency by UNICEF. With this, the UN Children's Fund becomes the first UN organisation to hold and make transactions in cryptocurrency. The Ethereum Foundation will be first one to be contributing to UNICEF through Cryptocurrency Fund, in form of donations to three grantees of UNICEF Innovation Fund

2. National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) is headed by:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) headed by the Cabinet Secretary.

3. “Behdienkhlam” festival is celebrated in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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4. Which of the following launched POSHAN atlas? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in association with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Deendayal Research Institute is developing a POSHAN atlas under POSHAN abhiyan, government's multi-ministerial convergence mission with the vision to ensure attainment of malnutrition free India by 2022. The POSHAN atlas will map the crops and food grains grown in different regions of the country because the solution to tackling malnutrition lies in promoting regional cropping patterns and embracing local food that are rich in protein

5. Which of the following is not correct? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Treaty of friendship cooperation between India and Bangladesh was signed in 1972 Three new states came into existence on 21 January 1972 Meghalaya, Manipur, and Tripura.

6. In which state new species of eel-loach named ‘Pangio bhujia’ have discovered? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Researchers from Kerala have discovered new species of eel-loach named ‘Pangio bhujia’ in Kozhikode district of state. It is unique species of miniature well-dwelling subterranean fish. It is the first species of eel-loach in the world that has been discovered to be living in subterranean environments

7. The United Nations Sasakawa Award is given for the:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction is awarded to an individual or institutions that have taken active efforts in reducing disaster risk in their communities and advocates for disaster risk reduction.

8. What is the name of India-Indonesia coordinate patrol? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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9. Which ministry developed Online Assurances Monitoring System (OAMS)? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Online Assurances Monitoring System (OAMS) was developed by the Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. This system has made the information regarding assurances given on the floor of the Houses of Parliament paper less and available in digital format.

10. Which section of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, prohibits displaying any election matter by means, inter alia, of television or similar apparatus, during the period of 48 hours before the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in a constituency? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, prohibits displaying any election matter by means, inter alia, of television or similar apparatus, during the period of 48 hours before the hour fixed for conclusion of poll in a constituency. Section 126A of the R.P. Act 1951prohibits conduct of Exit poll and dissemination of their results during the period reckoned from the commencement of polls in first Phase and half an hour after the close of poll in last phase in all the State, in respect of current round of elections.

11. International Day for Girl child is observed every year on:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations; it is also called the Day of Girls and the International Day of the Girl. Theme: Girl force – Unscripted and unstoppable Note: National girl child day is celebrated every year on 24th of January as a national observance day for the girl child.

12. Which of the following is associated with Mehar Baba Prize ? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Post independence Mehar Baba was the first to land in Poonch in Kashmir, and later the first to land in Leh, Ladakh – the then highest altitude airstrip in the world. Mehar Baba was later awarded the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) and was its first IAF recipient.

13. Recently Union ministry of electronics & IT issued National Policy on electronics. In this context consider following statements:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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14. With which of the following country Indian conducted SHAKTI, VARUNA and GARUDA exercises? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Exercise Shakti: Indo-French joint military training exercise VARUNA-Naval exercise between India & France Garuda- Indo-French air exercise

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