1st September National & International Current Affairs

1. In which of the following states, India’s first ‘Garbage Café’ will open? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India’s first ‘Garbage Café’ will soon be opened in Ambikapur city in north Chhattisgarh. It is initiative of Ambikapur Municipal Corporation. It aims to make Ambikapur city plastic-free.

2. In which year BIMSTEC was formed? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Launched in 1997, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation comprises Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. Together, these nations are home to around 1.5 billion people, or 22 per cent of the global population, with a combined GDP of $ 2.7 trillion.

3. Which of the following ministry launched National Lab Directory (NLD)? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The National Lab Directory (NLD) has been launched by the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan. The NLD is a one-stop-shop for all testing needs of the industries, academia, researchers and other stakeholders who need to get their Testing Facilities accredited / certified / recognized.

4. Recently in which of the following places ‘Namaste Pacific’ event was held? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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A cultural event called ‘Namaste Pacific’ to showcase in India the culture of Pacific countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Fiji was held in New Delhi. The event was jointly organized by High Commissions of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji.

5. Which of the following state does not share border with Myanmar? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India shares a 1,643-km-long border with Myanmar which touches 1. Arunachal Pradesh 2. Nagaland 3. Manipur and 4. Mizoram.

6. Which of the following released Safe Cities Index (SCI) 2019? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Safe Cities Index (SCI) 2019 has been released by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Tokyo has been ranked first in the SCI index, followed by Singapore and Osaka.

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

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8. Who among the following has become the first IPS officer to be bestowed with Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Aparna Kumar has been honoured with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2018. With this, she became the first IPS officer to be bestowed with this prestigious award. This is the highest National award at par with Arjuna award for Adventure sports in India. From India, Mumbai has been ranked as the 45th safest city on the SCI, while Delhi stood at the 52nd position.

9. 5th Aqua Aquaria India 2019 was held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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10. Borneo Island is located in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Government of Indonesia has announced to move its current capital from Jakarta (on the island of Java) to the sparsely populated East Kalimantan (on Borneo Island).

11. Which state/UT approved to provide free-ride scheme of providing free rides for women in city buses and metro trains? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Delhi Cabinet has given “in principle" approval to the free-ride scheme of providing free rides for women in city buses and metro trains

12. Which state government launched Walk to Work on Wednesdays? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has launched Walk to Work on Wednesdays (WWW) campaign in the state.

13. Who among the following has been honoured with the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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On 2019 National Sports Day (NSD), Gagan Narang and Pawan Singh have been honoured with the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar for their Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation (GNSPF)

1st September National & International Current Affairs
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