Current Questions

IAS/ PCS :

Poshan Abhiyan

Which of the following state has been ranked 1st in the country for overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan?


Red Panda

Consider the following statements with reference to the Red Panda:

  1. The red panda is the only living member of the genus Ailurus and the family Ailuridae.
  2. It is endemic to the temperate forests of the Himalayas, and ranges from the foothills of western Nepal to China in the east.
  3. It is listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN red list of Threatened Species and under Schedule II of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Lake Declared A Living Entity

Recently, which of the following lakes has been declared as a‘living entity’ by the Punjab and Haryana High Court?


Central Adoption Regulatory Authority

Consider the following statements with reference to the Central Adoption Regulatory Authority (CARA):

  1. Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India.
  2. It is designated as the Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions in accordance with the provisions of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993, ratified by Government of India in 2003.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


ChapcharKut Festival

In which of the following state, ChapcharKut Festival is being celebrated annually?


National Anti-Profiteering Authority

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAPA):

  1. The National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) is the statutory mechanism under GST law to check the unfair profiteering activities by the registered suppliers under GST law.
  2. The Authority comprises of a six-member committee, consisting of, a Chairman (equivalent to a rank of secretary in the government), five technical members (present/former commissioners of State tax or central tax departments).

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Free Public Transport

Recently, which of the following countries became first in the world to make public transport free?


Red Crowned Roofed Turtle

Consider the following statements with reference to the Red Crowned Roofed Turtle:

  1. The red-crowned roofed turtle is a species of freshwater turtle endemic to South Asia.
  2. It is categorized as ‘Vulnerable’ by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Bureau Of Energy Efficiency

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE) is an agency of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Power created in March 2002 under the provisions of the nation's Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
  2. BEE co-ordinates with designated consumers, designated agencies and other organizations and recognize, identify and utilize the existing resources and infrastructure, in performing the functions assigned to it under the Energy Conservation Act.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Land Ports Authority Of India

Consider the following statements with reference to the Land Ports Authority of India:

  1. The Land Ports Authority of India is a statutory body established under Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010.
  2. It functions under the administrative control of the Department of Border Management, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


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