3rd September National & International Current Affairs

1. AUMX is the first ever Maritime Exercise between US and: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The first ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise (AUMX) between regional bloc- Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and United States kicked off at the Sattahip Naval Base in Thailand.

2. Headquarters of National Institute of Ocean Technology is located in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The National Institute of Ocean Technology was established in November 1993 as an autonomous society under the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The institute is based in Chennai Note: National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) will launch ‘Samudrayaan project by 2021-22 to explore the deep sea region. It is pilot project of Union Ministry of Earth Sciences as part the Rs 6000 crore ‘Deep Ocean’ mission for deep ocean mining of rare minerals.

3. Who among the following has been appointed as chairman of ‘Association of World Election Bodies’ (AWEB)? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora assumed the Chairmanship of ‘Association of World Election Bodies’ (AWEB). Arora will serve the post during 2019-21. His appointment came after India took over the Chair of AWEB from Romania.

4. Japan–India Defence Ministerial Meeting was held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Union Minister of Defence, Rajnath Singh co-chaired the Japan–India Defence Ministerial Meeting with Defence Minister of Japan Takeshi lwaya in Tokyo, Japan.

5. Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019, a joint military training exercise between India and: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 is a joint military training exercise, will begin on September 5, 2019 between India and the United States in Washington, USA.

6. Which of the following launched Reducing Plastic in Nature (REPLAN) project? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Khadi and Village Industries Commission’s (KVIC) REducing PLAstic in Nature (REPLAN) project has completed one year. The project was launched in September 2018 as part of KVIC’s commitment to Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. It aims to remove existing waste plastic material from nature and use it in semi-permanent manner, so that presence of plastic waste in nature is reduced to a large extent

7. 72nd session of World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for South-East Asia (SEA) was held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Union Minister of Health, Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the week-long 72nd session of World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for South-East Asia (SEA) in New Delhi. This is the 2nd occasion that India is hosting Regional Committee meeting.

8. Which of the following launched first ever ‘Terracotta Grinder? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launched first ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi, Uttar Preadesh. This machine will grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making.

9. Headquarters of UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is located in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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10. COP14 to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The 12-day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) inaugurated at India Expo Centre Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

11. Which IIT has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal (NAIRP)? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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IIT Kharagpur has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to develop a National Artificial Intelligence Resource Portal (NAIRP) to promote learning and development in the artificial intelligence (AI). The aim of the portal is to make the search for AI learning resources simpler and more accessible to learners, practitioners and researchers in India.

12. Which movie will become the first Bollywood film to go plastic-free? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Varun Dhawan's upcoming movie ‘Coolie No. 1’ has become the first Bollywood film to go plastic-free. Their decision comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, urged people to shun single-use plastic and encouraged usage of jute and cloth bags to protect the environment.

13. The Department of Official Language was set up in June 1975 as an independent Department of the: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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14. Tejinderpal Singh Toor is associated with which of the following sports? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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shotputter Tejinderpal Singh Toor was awarded with the 2019 Arjuna Award

15. Which country won 2019 SAFF under-15 title? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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In football, India won the 2019 SAFF under-15 title by defeating Nepal by 7-0 in the final at the Kalyani Stadium in West Bengal.

16. The 2022 Asian Games, also known as XIX Asiad will be held in: (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The 2022 Asian Games, also known as XIX Asiad will be a multi-sport event celebrated in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

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