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Who has been appointed as the head of IDBI Bank on 5 October 2018?
The government appointed former Canara Bank managing director Rakesh
Sharma as head of IDBI Bank. This decision came after the tenure of B Sriram, Chief
Executive of IDBI Bank ended in September 2018. Sharma has been appointed as MD &
CEO for a period of six months. Sharma was among the few bankers hired in 2015 from the
private sector to lead big state-run banks.
With which country has India signed two agreements to increase the development of
renewable energy innovations in the country on 4 October 2018?
India and France signed two agreements to increase the development of
renewable energy innovations in the country. Agreements include the development of highefficiency
solar panels, power storage, e-mobility and smart grid management. Major
French companies are already present in the renewable energy sector in India, such as
EDF, Engie, Schneider Electric.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi created a special centre for e-learning. It aims to offer a certificate, skill development and degree programmes in an online format in different subjects keeping in mind the need for online education.
Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United Nations
Conference on Disarmament , Geneva, on 5 October 2018?
Pankaj Sharma has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the United
Nations Conference on Disarmament (CD), Geneva. Sharma, an Indian Foreign Services
(IFS) officer of 1991 batch is currently serving as a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of
External Affairs (MEA). CD is a multilateral disarmament forum established to negotiate
arms control and disarmament agreement.
Which of the following has been awarded the 'National Safety Award' by Ministry of Labour
Maruti Suzuki has been awarded the 'National Safety Award' by Ministry of Labour
and Employment. The award is for excellence in industrial safety in the automobile
category for the year 2016. The prestigious award is given annually in recognition of
outstanding safety performance of industrial establishments. Maruti Suzuki has developed a
three-tier safety governance structure.
NASA has announced the first crewed flight by a ______ to the International Space Station (ISS).
A four-day India International Science Festival (IISF) 2018 was inaugurated in
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on 5 October 2018. The theme of this edition of Science Festival is
“Science for Transformation”. Another feature of IISF-2018 was 'Mega Science and
Industry Expo' that highlighted the outstanding contributions of India in the field of science,
technology, and industry.
Justice Surya Kant has been appointed the Chief Justice of which High Court in October
Justice Surya Kant has been appointed Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh
High Court. The post of chief justice of the high court had been lying vacant after the
retirement of Justice MA Mir since April, 2017. Justice Surya Kant is known to be a
“passionate environmentalist” associated with national and international NGOs and law
From which state did Indian Railway withdraw its first Diesel Electrical Mainline Unit (DEMU) train service?
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani was named India's wealthiest
according to Forbes’ annual India's Richest 2018 list. He was named for the 11th
consecutive year with a net worth of $47.3 billion. Wipro’s Azim Premji came second with a
net worth of $21 billion. Paytm’s founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was among the notable
gainer this year.