8th Nov National & International Current Affairs

1. What is the rank of India in Start-Up Ecosystem? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Nasscom report on Indian Tech Start-Up Ecosystem said that India continues to the third largest start-up ecosystem after China and US.

2. In which state first ever tri-services amphibious exercise between India & USA? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India and US are to jointly conduct Tiger TRIUMP, the first ever tri-services amphibious exercise. It is to be conducted in Visakhapatnam and Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh

3. Samudra Shakti is the name of bilateral naval exercise between India and:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Navies of India and Indonesia are holding bilateral naval exercise called ‘Samudra Shakti’ in Bay of Bengal

4. How many countries are present in Indian Ocean Rim Association? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Indian Ocean Rim Association, formerly known as the Indian Ocean Rim Initiative and Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation, is an international organisation consisting of 22 coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean. Note: The 19th Indian Ocean Rim Association COM (Council of Ministers) meeting was held in Abu Dhabi, UAE Theme: Promoting a shared destiny and path to prosperity in Indian ocean

5. As per new norms, Vice Chiefs of the three Services will be able to exercise financial powers upto:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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6. National Waterways-I runs between Haldia and:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The central government is developing the National Waterways-I (River Ganga). It is being developed under Jal Marg Vikas Project form Haldia to Varanasi, covering a distance of 1,390 km. It is being done at a cost of around Rs 5,369 crore, with the financial and technical assistance from the World Bank. This project would allow commercial navigation of container vessels with a capacity of 1,500 to 2,000 DWT.

7. How many countries are present in BRICS group? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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BRICS comprises of 5 major economies namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The member countries of BRICS grouping hold 42% of world’s population, 17% of world trade and 23% of world GDP. Note: 2019 BRICS summit will be held in Brazil. The theme of 2019 BRICS summit is Economic Growth for an Innovative Future

8. Who among the following has became the first Indian to be appointed as General Vice President of the International Organization for Development? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Dr. Vinay Shetty became the first Indian to be appointed as General Vice President of the International Organization for Development

9. ‘Besatu Varsh’ is the name of new year in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Bestu Varas is New Year in Gujarati and Varsha-pratipada or Padwa are other names of the same.

10. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been elected as the new President of? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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11. Which country will host 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India will host the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup

12. Which of the following is not correct with respect to Zika Virus? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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13. Which article of the constitution states that the State will take into consideration the claims of SCs/STs in making appointments to services and posts? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Article 331-Representation of the Anglo Indian community in the Hose of the People Notwithstanding anything in Article 81, the President may, if he is of opinion that the Anglo Indian community is not adequately represented in the House of the people, nominate not more than two members of that community to the House of the People Article 332-Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the Legislative Assemblies of the States Article 333-Representation of the Anglo Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States Notwithstanding anything in Article 170, the Governor of a State may, if he is of opinion that the Anglo Indian community needs representation in the Legislative Assembly of the State and is not adequately represented therein, nominate one member of that community to the Assembly Article 335 of the constitution says the State will take into consideration the claims of SCs/STs in making appointments to services and posts

14. Who has become the first Indian man cricketer to complete 100 T-20 Internationals? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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15. Neeraj Chopra is associated with which of the following sports? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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