19 August Current Affairs

Ashwini Kumar Shukla has been appointed the new "Chief Risk Officer" of which bank recently ?


 a.  Punjab National Bank

 b.  Central Bank of India

 c.  Union Bank of India

 d.  Bank of india


 Ans = B

  •  Central bank of India

  •  HQ- Mumbai, Maharashtra

  •  MD & CEO - Pallav Mahapatra


In August 2020, who has announced the launch of India's first Bullion Index "Bulldex" ?


 a.  NSE

 b.  MCX

 c.  BSE

 d.  None of these


 Ans = B

  •  MCX: Multi Commodity Exchange


Who has been appointed the new Governor of Meghalaya in August 2020 ?


 a.  Tathagata Roy

 b.  Manoj Sinha

 c.  Bhagat Singh Kosari

 d.  Satya Pal Malik


 Ans = D


Recently who has been made the new title sponsor of IPL ?


 a.  Dream11

 b.  Patanjali


 d.  Reliance


Ans = A


Who is the head of the committee set up by the central government to reconsider the minimum age for marriage for women?


 a.  Vasudha Kamath

 b.  Najma Akhtar

 c.  Jaya Jaitley

 d.  None of these


 Ans = C


Which state government has launched the Padai Tuhar Para Yojana ?


 a.  Bihar

 b.  Madhya Pradesh

 c.  Jharkhand

 d.  Chhattisgarh


 Ans = D


Who has been appointed by SEBI as its executive director ?


 a.  GP Garg

 b.  Pramod Bhasin

 c.  Soma Mondal

 d.  None of these


 Ans = A


Who has been appointed the new director general of BSF recently ?


 a.  Girish Chandra Murmu

 b.  Manohar Patil

 c.  Rakesh Asthana

 d.  None of these


 Ans = C

  •  Established - 1 December 1965

  •  Motto-Duty Unto Death

  •  Governing Body - Ministry of Home Affairs

  •  HQ - New Delhi


Who has recently written a book titled "Full Spectrum: India's Wars, 1972-2020"?


 a.  Soma mandal

 b.  Arjun Subramanyam

 c.  Pramod Bhasin

 d.  None of these


 Ans = B

Which institution ranks first in the Atal Ranking of Institution on Innovation Achievement (ARIA 2020) list?


 a.  IIT-Madras

 b.  IIT-Mumbai

 c.  IIT-Delhi

 d.  IISC


 Ans = A