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1). 1st Indian State to Approve e-vehicle Policy – Karnataka

Key Points:

  • Karnataka is looking to attract investments to the tune of Rs 31,000 crore from companies looking at R&D and manufacturing of electric vehicles in the state.
  • State – Karnataka
  • Capital – Bengaluru
  • CM – Siddaramaiah
  • Governor – Vajubhai Vala

2). Country which tops Global Human Capital Index – Norway

Key Points:

Norway topped on the World Economic Forum’s Global Human Capital Index.

Top 5 countries in the list are-

  1. Norway (Oslo, Norwegian krone)
  2. Finland (Helsinki, Euro)
  3. Switzerland (Bern, Swiss Franc)
  4. United States (Washington D.C, US Dollar)
  5. Denmark (Copenhagen, Danish krone)

India ranked – 103rd

3). India has started ‘Operation Insaniyat’ to provided assistance to – Bangladesh

Key Points:

  • India has started ‘Operation Insaniyat’ to provided assistance to Bangladesh in response to the humanitarian crisis being faced on account of the large influx of Rohingya refugees into that country from Myanmar.
  • Country – Bangladesh
  • Capital – Dhaka
  • Currency – Bangladeshi taka

4). 74th Venice Film Festival Awards 2017

Key Points:

List of Awards are as follows

Golden Lion – Best Movie

The Shape of Water, directed by Guillermo del Toro

Grand Jury Prize

Foxtrot, directed by Samuel Maoz

Silver Lion – Best Director

Xavier Legrand (for Jusqu’à la Garde)

Volpi Cup – Best Actress

Charlotte Rampling (for Hannah)

Volpi Cup – Best Actor

Kamel El Basha (for The Insult)

5). India’s First Centre for Animal Law Set up at – NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad

Key Points:

  • India’s first Centre for Animal Law has been established at the city-based NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi inaugurated the center
  • State – Telangana
  • Capital – Hyderabad
  • CM – K. Chandrashekar Rao
  • Governor – E. S. L. Narasimhan
  • Union Minister for Women and Child Development – Maneka Gandhi
  • Constituency – Pilibhit (uttar pradesh)

6). India’s First Lithium-Ion Battery Unit in – Gujarat

Key Points:

  • Suzuki Motor will invest more than Rs 1,150 crore along with Japanese partners Toshiba and Densoto set up India’s first lithium-ion battery facility in Gujarat.
  • State – Gujarat
  • Capital – GandhiNagar
  • CM – Vijay Rupani
  • Governor – Om Prakash Kohli

7). IOA formally awarded the rights to host the 36th National Games to – Goa

Key Points:

  • The announcement was made by the state sports minister Manohar Ajgaonkar. Ajgaonkar stated that IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta, in a letter to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, had formally conferred the rights to the state to host the sporting event in November 2017.
  • State – Goa
  • Capital – Panaji
  • CM – Manohar Parrikar
  • Governor – Mridula Sinha

8). The person who inaugurates country’s biggest dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam, Called ‘Gujarat’s Lifeline’ – Narendra Modi

Key Points:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Sardar Sarovar Dam – the world’s second biggest – on the river Narmada in Gujarat.
  • The 1.2-km-long dam, which is 163 metres deep, will irrigate over 18 lakh hectares in the state, according to officials.
  • State – Gujarat
  • Capital – Gandhinagar
  • CM – Vijay Rupani
  • Governor – Om Prakash Kohli
  • Present PM of India – Narendra Modi

9). First Payment Bank to Integrate UPI on its Digital Platform – Airtel Payments Bank

Key Points:

  • The initiative will allow bank customers to link their bank accounts to Bhim app and make UPI payments.
  • Airtel Payments Bank is India’s first Payment Bank

10). India and this country signed an Open Sky agreement to operate unlimited number of flights between the two countries – Japan

Key Points:

  • Country – Japan
  • Capital – Tokyo
  • Currency – Japanese Yen

11). The person who has been appointed as Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) – Rajni Kant Misra

Key Points:

  • Rajni Kant Misra is at present the Additional Director General in the Border Security Force (BSF)

12). The first Indian to win the Korea Open – PV Sindhu

Key Points:

  • Country – South Korea
  • Capital – Seoul
  • Currency – South Korean Won
  • PV Sindhu – Olympic silver medallist shuttler (India)

13). N N Vohra inaugurated the second International Yoga Festival in – Kashmir

Key Points:

  • Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra inaugurated the second International Yoga Festival and International Yoga Sports Championship 2017 in which about 300 people from across the world are participating
  • State – Jammu & Kashmir
  • Capital – Sri Nagar (summer), Kashmir (winter)
  • CM – Mehbooba Mufti
  • Governor – N N Vohra
  • The first International Yoga Festival was held in Uttarakhand

14). Which state has become the first state in the country to set up family welfare district committees – Tripura

Key Points:

  • Tripura High Court is the first high court among 24 high courts of the country that has constituted the family welfare district committees.
  • State – Tripura
  • Capital – Agartala
  • CM – Manik Sarkar
  • Governor – Tathagata Roy

15). First ever National Conference on ‘Mission Mode to address Under-Nutrition’ held in – New Delhi

Key Points:

  • This conference is being organized keeping in mind the goal of “Malnutrition Free India-2022”.
  • CM of New Delhi – Arvind Kejriwal
  • Governor of New Delhi – Anil Baijal
  • Minister of Women and Child Development – Menaka Gandhi
  • Constituency – Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh)

16). 13th Inter-Governmental Commission Meeting in – Kazakhstan

Key Points:

  • Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan is in Astana, Kazakhstan to co-chair the 13th Meeting of Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) with Kazakhstan.
  • Country – Kazakhstan
  • Capital – Astana
  • Currency – Kazakhstani tenge
  • Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship – Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
  • Constituency – Rajya Sabha, Bihar

17). The person who has been appointed as Uttarakhand Swachh Bharat Mission Brand Ambassador – Akshay Kumar

Key Points:

  • State – Uttarakhand
  • Capital – Dehradun
  • CM – Trivendra Singh Rawat
  • Governor – Krishan Kant Paul

18). The country which has replaced China as the top retail destination in 2017 as part of the global retail development index – India

Key Points:

  • Country – China
  • Capital – Beijing
  • Currency – Renminbi (Yuan)
  • President – Xi Jinping
  • Union Minister of Finance – Arun Jaitley
  • Constituency – Gujarat, Rajya Sabha
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