Current Affairs 30-08-2018
- Which IIT has recently conducted study on River Ganga that indicates that river is drying up in summers due to groundwater depletion?
- The Union Cabinet has recently approved umbrella scheme “O-SMART” of Ministry of Earth Sciences. What does “O” stands here?
- Which of the following Indian sprinters has achieved a rare one-two in men’s 800m at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games?
[B] Govindan Lakshmanan and Dharun Ayyasamy
[C] Rajiv Arokia and Manjit Singh
[D] Manjit Singh and Jinson Johnson
- Which technological giant has launched Project Navlekha to help Indian vernacular news publishers to take their content online?
- Which country to host the 2019 Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships?
[C] North Korea
[D] Sri Lanka
- Who has been conferred Praful Bidwai memorial award for 2018 ?
[B] Vandana Shiva
[C] Ulka Mahajan
[D] Vandana Shiva
- ISRO is planning to use which launch vehicle to send Gaganyan in space by 2022?
[B] GSLV Mk-II
[C] GSLV Mk-III
[D] GSLV Mk-IV
- On which date, the 2018 National Sports Day (NSD) was observed recently?
[B] August 29
[C] August 28
[D] August 26
- Who is the head of the newly formed Prime Minister’s Science Technology and Innovation Council (PM-STIAC)?
[B] Baba Kalyani
[C] K Vijay Raghavan
[D] Sangamitra Bandopadhyay
- Who was officially sworn-in as the new President of Zimbabwe?
[B] Emmerson Mnangagwa
[C] Canaan Banana
[D] Constantino Chiwenga