10 august current affairs

Amazon has announced the launch of a new specialized fulfillment centre (FC) in which state?

[A] Punjab

[B] Haryana

[C] Telangana

[D] Gujarat

Ans. [C] Telangana

Amazon opens fulfillment centre with 600,000 cubic ft storage in Telangana. E-commerce firm Amazon India announced the expansion of its fulfillment network in Telangana with the launch of a new specialized Fulfillment Centre (FC) and expansion of an existing one.

Which of the following banks has launched a ‘health and wellness saving account’?

[A] Capital small finance bank

[B] Janalakshmi small finance bank

[C] Ujjivan small finance bank

[D] Suryoday small finance bank

Ans. [D] Suryoday small finance bank

Suryoday Small Finance Bank (SSFB) has launched a ‘Suryoday Health and Wellness Savings Account’ to help customers grow their wealth and also take care of their family’s health amid the covid-19 pandemic.

The government aims to increase fisheries exports to how many rupees by FY25?

[A] 1 trillion

[B] 320 billion

[C] 980 billion

[D] 1.2 trillion

Ans. [A] 1 trillion

Government aims to increase fisheries exports to $1 trillion by FY25 by supporting development of fishing harbour and fish landing centres with modern infrastructure under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, Parshottam Rupala, minister of fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying told Parliament on Friday.

The Jal Shakti Ministry has released an Rs 2,400 crore grant-in-aid to which state against an allocation of Rs 10 870 crore for the financial year 2021-22 under the Jal Jeevan Mission?

[A] Punjab

[B] Gujarat

[C] Haryana

[D] Uttar Pradesh

Ans. [D] Uttar Pradesh

The Jal Shakti ministry has released Rs2,400 crore grant-in-aid to Uttar Pradesh against an allocation of Rs 10,870 crore for the financial year 2021-22 under the Jal Jeevan Mission, it said in a statement on Friday.

In august 2021, who has taken over as the chairman and managing director of state-owner THDCIL?

[A] R K Vishnoi

[B] Arun Goel

[C] Udit Singhal

[D] Om Prakash Gupta

Ans. [A] R K Vishnoi

RK Vishnoi assumed the charge as chairman and managing director of THDC India Limited on Friday

 Which of the following has approved a USD 500 million loan for debt-ridden Pakistan to help it buy corona virus vaccines?

[A] World bank

[B] AIIb

[C] NDB

[D] ADB

Ans. [D] ADB

The Asian Development Bank on Friday approved a USD 500 million loan for debt-ridden Pakistan to help it buy corona virus vaccines.The loan was sanctioned under ADB’s USD 9 billion Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility launched in December 2020, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa said in a statement.

 Asian development bank has approved a loan of how many USD as additional financing for the ongoing Maharashtra rural connevtivity Improvement (MRCI) project?

[A] 400

[B] 500

[C] 300

[D] 200

Ans. [C] 300

New Delhi, Aug 6 (PTI) Asian Development Bank on Friday said it has approved a USD 300 million loan as additional financing for the ongoing Maharashtra Rural Connectivity Improvement Project that is upgrading rural roads and connecting remote areas with markets.

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