1. Which of the following is an example of Anti Tank Guided Missile?
Moving closer toward the induction of the third generation Nag anti-tank guided missiles into the Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out three successful test firings of the missiles in the Pokhran firing ranges. The missiles were test-fired during both day and night during the trials. All three tests were successful The Defence Acquisition Council has last year approved the procurement of DRDO's designed and developed NAG Missile System (NAMIS) at the cost of Rs. 524 crore. The system includes a third generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile, the NAG, along with the Missile Carrier Vehicle (NAMICA). Nag was one of the first five strategic missiles planned to be developed under the Integrated Missile Development Programme initiated in the 1980s. The other missiles developed under the project include the Agni, Prithvi and Akash and all three of them have been successfully developed and inducted into the armed forces.
2. Which city police launched Operation Milap for rescuing mission children?
Under Operation Milap of Delhi Police has rescued 333 missing children from the city. These children were missing since January 2019 from various parts of country and were found in Delhi.
3. Asia’s 1st Six Sigma Institute of Mountain Medicines and High Altitude Rescue to be established in:
Asia’s 1st Six Sigma Institute of Mountain Medicines and High Altitude Rescue to be established at Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand.
4. Indian Army plans to Procure Excalibur Guided Artillery Ammunition From:
In a bid to acquire the capability to target enemy positions close to the civilian areas without causing collateral damage, the Indian Army is planning to buy the Excalibur precision guided long-range artillery ammunition, which is capable of hitting targets more than 50 km away, from the United States The Army has also begun the induction of US-made M-777 ultra-light howitzers which can be used for firing the Excalibur ammunition
5. Third edition of International Sunflower Seed and Oil Conference (lSSOC) 2019 will be held in:
After China and Ukraine, India will host 3rd International Sunflower Seed and Oil Conference (ISSOC) 2019 on July 19 and 20 in Mumbai. Note: International Sunflower Oil Association (ISOA) was established in 2015 in Rome by National Associations and Companies from China, Ukraine, Russia, Hungary, Spain and Argentina. It aims to encourage and promote better communications among sunflower oil producers, industry groups, academic researchers and local governments, as well as enhancing sunflower oil value addition and enlarging the field of its commercial application. India is the largest importer of sunflower oil with imports of about 2.8 million tonnes.
6. In which year Indian Telegraph Act was enacted?
Parliament has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approving it. The bill seeks to amend Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 and to further amend the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
7. Headquarters of UN World Food Programme is located in:
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar launched a Coffee Table Book to commemorate five decades of partnership between the Ministry and the UN World Food Programme towards addressing food and nutritional security in India.
8. Which company unveils India’s first electric SUV?
Hyundai Motor India Ltd - country’s second largest vehicle manufacturer launched its electric sport utility vehicle, Kona. The South Korean manufacturer becomes the first one in India to launch a long range battery electric vehicle (BEV) in the SUV segment
9. Palali airport is located in which country?
Construction work has begun for upgradation of Palali airport near Jaffna in Tamil-majority Northern Province. Total investment would be 2.25 billion rupees out of which, the Indian government will grant 300 million rupees for the project.
10. Soyuz was an expendable carrier rocket of:
11. What is the name of world’s first ever interactive browser?
Popshot, the world’s first ever interactive browser built for smartphones, launches in India. Popshot is a smart app that changes the way people explore, share, and save the web through first-of-its-kind interactive screenshot feature.
12. Which movie was honoured with NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival?
Indian movie ‘Gully Boy’ was honoured with NETPAC (The Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema) Award for Best Asian Film at 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea. The film directed by Zoya Akhtar, revolves around the underground rap movement in India
13. Which among the following has becomes 1st Indian firm to join WEF’s Lighthouse Network?
Tata Steel Kalinganagar (TSK) has been included in the list of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Lighthouse Network, a community of manufacturers that are showing leadership in applying Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies to drive financial and operational impact. TSK is the first and the only Indian manufacturing plant to be included in the WEF’s Lighthouse Network. The WEF announced the addition of 10 new factories, including TSK, to its Global Lighthouse Network The factories join a network of 16 existing lighthouses across multiple geographies and industries. They serve as beacons to guide others to overcome challenges in upgrading systems and applying cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics and 3D printing. The factories were selected based on their success in integrating these technologies to increase efficiency and drive innovation. Tata Steel’s IJmuiden plant at Netherlands is already a member of this network.
14. Prosecco Hills are located in which country?
Italy’s Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, which is home to world-famous sparkling wine Prosecco, were added by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to World Heritage list. The decision to add hills to list was taken at a meeting of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in Baku in Azerbaijan.
15. Which of the following launched new digital literacy initiative known as Digital Udaan in India?
Digital Udaan’ is the new digital literacy initiative started by Reliance Jio and social media platform Facebook in 200 different locations across 13 states to teach how to use the internet for first time user
16. Which country’s soccer team won 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup?
Mexico’s men’s soccer team won 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup by defeating United States. This is Mexico’s record 8th Gold Cup title. About CONCACAF: It is the international men’s football championship of North, Central American, and Caribbean region organized by CONCACAF
17. Kutno Athletics Meet 2019 was held in:
Indian sprinter Hima Das won her second international gold in women’s 200m with a top finish at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland India’s VK Vismaya bagged silver
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