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Recently, Osamu Shimomura passed away on 19 October 2018. He had won the Nobel
Prize in the category of ________.
Japanese-born Marine biologist Osamu Shimomura, who won the Nobel Prize in
chemistry, has died.
Shimomura and two American scientists shared the 2008 Nobel prize for the
discovery and development of a jellyfish protein that later contributed to cancer
In 1962, Shimomura isolated green fluorescent protein from jellyfish.
Which country ranked 9th Most Valuable Nation Brand ?
Paytm has launched a payment service called 'PayPay' in Japan.
PayPay is built around the QR (quick-response) code technology.
The payment service has been launched in association with SoftBank Corporation
and Yahoo Japan Corporation.
SoftBank Group is one of the largest investors in Paytm. PayPay Corporation was
established in June 2018.
Which state government stated Man-animal conflict as a ‘State Declared Disaster’
The 27th Fusion Energy Conference (FEC) was inaugurated in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
on 22 October 2018.
The six-day event is organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and
hosted by the Department of Atomic Energy and Gandhinagar-based Institute of
FEC aims to provide a forum for the discussion of key physics and technology
Who launched ‘Indian Sports: Conversations and Reflections’ ?
Sujatha Gidla has won the 2018 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize.
She won the award for her book, 'Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and
the Making of Modern India'.
The Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize is funded by the Shakti Bhatt Foundation.
It was set up in 2008 in memory of writer Shakti. It carries a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh.
Which company ranks 22 in Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list ?
India will be hosting 'The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health' forum
in December 2018.
The meeting will be on issues related to maternal and child health.
The forum will be hosted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in
collaboration with the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.
This is the 2nd time India is hosting the forum -- the first was in 2010.
Which of the following city's name has been changed to Prayagraj?
Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik approved the renaming of Allahabad as
Prayagraj on 20 October 2018.
The name of the district has been approved by the governor under section 6,
subdivision 2 of the Uttar Pradesh Revenue Code, 2006.
The proposal to rename the historic city of Allahabad as Prayagraj was approved by
the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on 16 October 2018.