24th September National & International Current Affairs

1. UN Climate Action Summit 2019 was held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, hosted 2019 Climate Action Summit in New York

2. Which of the following launched Tx2 program? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Tx2 program was launched by World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) at the 2010 St Petersburg Tiger Summit held in Russia. Under it, 13 tiger range countries had agreed to double the world tiger population by 2022, which is the year of tiger in Chinese calendar.

3. ‘Tiger Triumph’ is a first tri-services exercise between India and: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India and the United States are set to hold their first tri-services exercise code-named as ‘Tiger Triumph’ at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh.

4. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is related to: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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5. 2019 C40 World Mayors Summit will be held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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6. National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018, aims to attract USD 100 billion investment and create 4 million jobs in the sector by: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The cabinet approved the new telecom policy, now named National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018, which aims to attract USD 100 billion investment and create 4 million jobs in the sector by 2022.

7. Who among the following got FIFA's Best Men's Player Award for the year 2019? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Lionel Messi once again bagged FIFA's Best Men's Player Award for his outstanding performance throughout the year. Lionel Messi has won this award for the record sixth time In the women's category, Megan Rapinoe received her first FIFA best player award for 2019.

8. Which state government has recently launched “champions campaign” to fight against dengue? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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9. Which country launched International Coalition of Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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At UN Climate Action Summit 2019, India launched Coalition of Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). It is an international partnership that will support countries- developed and developing- to build climate and disaster resilient infrastructure.

10. What is the rank of India in terms of silk production? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India is the 2nd largest producer of silk in the world after China. It is largest consumer of silk in the world.

11. What is government’s stake in GST Network? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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GSTN was incorporated as a private limited company on March 28, 2013 under the UPA government. It is a Section 8 company under the new Companies Act and hence is a not-for-profit entity. It provides IT backbone to the new indirect tax regime. It provides IT backbone to the new indirect tax regime. Recently government cleared a proposal to convert GST Network (GSTN) into a government-owned company. Now 50 per cent stake will be owned by the Centre and the remaining by the States on pro-rata basis in the new structure

12. Which of the following organization launched Global Tiger Initiative (GTI) ? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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24th September National & International Current Affairs
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