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Tourism taglines of Indian states

Karnataka – One State. Many worlds.

Kerala – God’s own country

Tamil Nadu – Enchanting Tamil Nadu

Arunachal Pradesh – The Land of Dawnlit Mountains

Chhattisgarh – Full of Surprise

Goa – A perfect Holiday Destination

Haryana – A pioneer in Highway Tourism

Jharkhand – A new experience

Madhya Pradesh – The Heart of Incredible India

Orissa – The Soul of Incredible India

Pondicherry – Give Time a Break

Rajasthan – The Incredible State of India

Upcoming Telugu movies 2020

Upcoming Telugu movies 2020

Anushkha Shetty as Sakshi and Madhavan as Anthony in Nishabham (A Multi-lingual film Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, English, Malayalam)

Ram Pothineni, Nivetha Pethuraj, Amritha Aiyer, Malavika Sharma, Sampath Raj and Vennela Kishore in Red, Remake of tamil langauge film Thadam

Keerthy Suresh, Jagapathi Babu Naveen Chandra in Miss India

Jabbardast Ramprasad in Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya

Ravi Teja and Shruti Hassan in Krack

Business quiz 2020


US announces $174 million aid to 64 countries including $2.9 million to India

Northern Indian Railways conducting study to use train coaches as Covid-19 isolation wards

Businesses want insurance companies to pay "loss of profit" due to Covid-19

ITC announces Rs.150 crore Covid-19 contingency fund for vulnerable sections of society

Auto component industry facing production loss Rs.1000-1200 crore per day in lockdown

United Spirits shuts down manufacturing operations in India amid lockdown

Coal India to set up 500 bed COVID hospital in Odisha

SIDBI to provide loans up to Rs 50 lakh to MSEs manufacturing medical supplies to fight Covid-19

Microsoft, P&G and Deloitte are among the companies rope in psychiatrists, experts for emotional counselling of work from home employees

Ministry of Health through a special amendment has categorized hydroxychloroquine (HCQS) drug as a schedule H1 drug- which means it cannot be sold over the counter

2020-2019 Repo rate by RBI


2020-2019 Repo rate by RBI


27th Mar 2020  4.40%

6th Feb 2020    5.15%

5th Dec 2019    5.15.%

4th Oct 2019     5.15%

7th Aug 2019    5.40%

6th Jun 2019     5.75%

4th Apr 2019     6.00%

7th Feb 2019     6.25%

19th March 2020 current affairs quiz


CBSE, ICSE and ISC postpones board exams till March 31st

LIC, Air India, BPCL asset sale delayed due to COVID-19

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes south of Indonesia's Bali

Pledging its support to the global fight against the pandemic, WhatsApp on Wednesday announced two initiatives -- launch of 'Coronavirus Information Hub' in partnership with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and UNDP, and a USD 1 million donation.

WhatsApp is working with the WHO and UNICEF to provide messaging hotlines for people around the world

Hyundai launches a BS-VI 2020 2nd generation Creta sports utility vehicle in Bengaluru priced from Rs. 9.99 lakh to Rs.17.20 lakh, ex-showroom across India

Maruti Suzuki India Limited introduced the BS-VI S-CNG variant of its multi-purpose van Eeco. It is priced from Rs 4.64 lakh to Rs 5.06 lakh (both ex-showroom, Delhi).

Rupee at 74.26 against US dollar on 18th March

Epidemic Disease Act 1897 and Disaster Management Act 2005

Epidemic Disease Act 1897 and Disaster Management Act 2005

An Act to provide for the better prevention of the spread of Dangerous Epidemic Diseases.

All the states and union territories of India are advised to invoke the provisions of Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act 1897. The home ministry has also prohibited cruise ships, crew, or passengers from coronavirus-hit nations to come to India till March 31 under the act.

The Act was formulated pre-independence mainly to control plague in the late 1800s.

The GOI noted that the powers held by the home ministry under the Disaster Management Act shall be “delegated” to the health ministry so as to prepare India against the outbreak.

Source: indiankanoon, thehindubusinessline

Ugadi Quiz March 2020

Ugadi is the beginning of New Telugu Year


Ugadi is celebrated during the month of Chaitra


Ugadi marks the beginning of Spring


It falls on a different day every year because the Indian calendar is a Lunisolar calendar


Special dish prepared to celebrate Ugadi festival is Ugadi Pachadi


Ugadi Pachadi is made of Neem flower, sugar, tamarind, chilli powder


In Andra Pradesh, a special dish called Bhakshyalu or Bobbatlu (Puran Poli) are prepared on this occasion


In Punjab what is the Ugadi festival is called Baisakhi

Holi Quiz March 2020, Festival of colors, Dhuli, Dhulandi,Phagwah

How is Holi differently termed as?
Festival of colours

In which season Holi is celebrated across India?
Spring (Spring festival)

What is the Full moon day which falls on Holi known as?
Phalgun Purnima or Pooranmashi

What is the time span of Holi celebration?
3 to 16 days

How is Holi known in different languages across India?
Phagwah in Assamee
Dolajatra in Oriya
Dol Jatra or Basantotsav in Bengali

What is the significance of celebrating Holi?
Salvation of Prahlada and burning of Holika is celebrated as holi

How many days holi is celebrated in Mathura?
16 days until Rangapanchmi

Which region connects Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon and Barsana and has become tourist destination during the season of Holi?
Braj

Which two countries primarily observe Holi?
India and Nepal

Which other countries also observe Festival of colours following large settlement of Indian diaspora?
Fiji, Guyana, Malaysia, Mauritius, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and United States

Yes Bank Limited Indian Private Sector Bank


Yes Bank Limited estd. 2004, Indian Private Sector Bank

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Founder: Rana Kapoor and Ashok Kapur

CEO: Ravneet Gill 1st March 2019 - incumbent

Core Business

Corporate and Institutional Banking
Commercial Banking
Investment Banking
Corporate Finance
Financial Marketing
Retail Banking


Yes Bank has a major position in online payments, providing Unified Payments Interface (UPI) services for a number of major companies, such as Airtel, Cleartrip, RedBus, and PhonePe among others. In January 2020, it was responsible for handling 514 million UPI transactions out of 1.31 billion.

2nd March 2020 current affairs quiz

Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in India for

February Rs 1.05 lakh crore
January Rs 1.10 lakh crore

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to produce a helicopter in 10 to 12 tonnes category to replace the Mi-17 fleet

As per Nokia's annual Mobile Broadband India Traffic Index (MBiT) report the average data consumption per user in India is over 11 GB per month

TVS to sell iQube electric scooter in Bengaluru, on-road price at Rs.1.15 lakh

Maruti Suzuki to sell Vitara Brezza in Bengaluru, on-road price at Rs 7.34 lakh to Rs 11.40 lakh


Source: Internet

Full List of Chief Ministers of India - updated Feb 2020

Complete List of Chief Ministers of India
StateChief Minister
Andhra PradeshY. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
Arunachal PradeshPema Khandu
AssamSarbananda Sonawal
BiharNitish Kumar
ChhattisgarhBhupesh Baghel
New DelhiArvind Kejriwal
GoaPramod Sawant
GujaratVijay Rupani
HaryanaManohar Lal Khattar
Himachal PradeshJai Ram Thakur
Jammu & Kashmir(President's rule)
JharkhandHemant Soren
KarnatakaB S Yediyurappa
KeralaPinarayi Vijayan
Madhya PradeshKamal Nath
MaharashtraUddhav Thackery
ManipurN. Biren Singh
MeghalayaConrad Sangma
MizoramZoramthanga
NagalandNeiphiu Rio
OdishaNaveen Patnaik
PuducherryV.Narayanasamy
PunjabAmarinder Singh
RajasthanAshok Gehlot
SikkimPrem Singh Tamang
Tamil NaduEdappadi K Palaniswami
TelanganaK.Chandrashekar Rao
TripuraBiplab Kumar Deb
Uttar PradeshYogi Adithyanath
UttarakhandTrivendra Singh Rawat
West BengalMamata Banerjee

Total Number of Districts in Indian States

How many Districts are there in the state of Andhra Pradesh?
13

How many Districts are there in the state of Arunachal Pradesh?
25

How many Districts are there in the state of Assam?
33

How many Districts are there in the state of Bihar?
38

How many Districts are there in the state of Chhattisgarh?
28

How many Districts are there in the state of Goa?
2

How many Districts are there in the state of Gujarat?
33

How many Districts are there in the state of Haryana?
22

How many Districts are there in the state of Himachal Pradesh?
12

How many Districts are there in the state of Jharkhand?
24

How many Districts are there in the state of Karnataka?
30

How many Districts are there in the state of Kerala?
14

How many Districts are there in the state of Madhya Pradesh?
52

How many Districts are there in the state of Maharashtra?
36

How many Districts are there in the state of Manipur?
16

How many Districts are there in the state of Meghalaya?
11

How many Districts are there in the state of Mizoram?
8

How many Districts are there in the state of Nagaland?
12

How many Districts are there in the state of Odisha?
30

How many Districts are there in the state of Punjab?
22

How many Districts are there in the state of Rajasthan?
33

How many Districts are there in the state of Sikkim?
4

How many Districts are there in the state of Tamil Nadu?
37

How many Districts are there in the state of Telengana?
33

How many Districts are there in the state of Tripura?
8

How many Districts are there in the state of Uttar Pradesh?
75

How many Districts are there in the state of Uttarakhand?
13

How many Districts are there in the state of West Bengal?
23

How many Districts are there in Andaman and Nicobar island?
3

How many Districts are there in Chandigarh?
1

How many Districts are there in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu?
3

How many Districts are there in the state of Jammu & Kashmir?
20

How many Districts are there in Ladakh?
2

How many Districts are there in Lakshadweep?
1

How many Districts are there in National Capital Territory of Delhi?
11

How many Districts are there in Puducherry?
4

Total Districts in India 732

List of Governors of Indian States updated Jan 2020

Who is the Governor of Andhra Pradesh?
Biswabhusan Harichandan

Who is the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh?
B. D. Mishra

Who is the Governor of Assam?
Jagadish Mukhi

Who is the Governor of Bihar?
Phagu Chauhan

Who is the Governor of Chhattisgarh?
Anusuiya Uikey

Who is the Governor of Goa?
Satya Pal Malik

Who is the Governor of Gujarat?
Acharya Devvrat

Who is the Governor of Haryana?
Satyadev Narayan Arya

Who is the Governor of Himachal Pradesh?
Bandaru Dattatreya

Who is the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir?
Narinder Nath Vohra

Who is the Governor of Jharkhand?
Draupadi Murmu

Who is the Governor of Karnataka?
Vajubhai Vala

Who is the Governor of Kerala?
Arif Mohammad Khan

Who is the Governor of Madhya Pradesh?
Lalji Tandon

Who is the Governor of Maharashtra?
Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Who is the Governor of Manipur?
Najma Heptulla

Who is the Governor of Meghalaya?
R. N. Ravi (additional charge)

Who is the Governor of Mizoram?
P. S. Sreedharan Pillai

Who is the Governor of Nagaland?
R. N. Ravi

Who is the Governor of Orissa?
Ganeshi Lal

Who is the Governor of Punjab?
V. P. Singh Badnore

Who is the Governor of Rajasthan?
Kalraj Mishra

Who is the Governor of Sikkim?
Ganga Prasad

Who is the Governor of Tamil Nadu?
Banwarilal Purohit

Who is the Governor of Telangana?
Tamilisai Soundararajan

Who is the Governor of Tripura?
Ramesh Bais

Who is the Governor of Uttar Pradesh?
Anandiben Patel

Who is the Governor of Uttarakhand?
Baby Rani Maurya

Who is the Governor of West Bengal?
Jagadeep Dhankhar

Updated list of degrees in medicine

Graduate Degree

M.B.B.S - Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
     

Post Graduate Degree

M.D - Doctor of Medicine

M.S - Master of Surgery

D.B.M.S - Diploma in Basic Medical Sciences

D.C.D - Diploma in Chest Diseases

D.C.H - Diploma in Child Health

D.C.P - Diploma in Clinical Pathology

D.C.P.M - Diploma in Clinical Pathology & Microbiology

D.D - Diploma in Dermatology

D.D. & S.T.D - Diploma in Dermatology & Sexually Transmitted Diseases

D.D.V - Diploma in Dermatology and Venereology

D.D.V.D - Diploma in Dermatology and Venereal Diseases

D.F.P - Diploma in Family Planning

D.G.O - Diploma in Gynecology and Obstetrics

D.O - Diploma in Ophthalmology

D.O.M.S - Diploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery

D.Orth / Ortho - Diploma in Orthopedics

D.O.S - Diploma in Orthopedic Surgery

D.Paed - Diploma in Pediatrics

D.P.M - Diploma in Psychological Medicine/Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine

D.T.C.D - Diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases

D.V - Diploma in Venereology

D.V.D - Diploma in Venereology and Dermatology

D.T.D - Diploma in Tuberculosis Diseases

B.P.T - Bachelor of Physiotherapy

B.D.S - Bachelor of Dental Surgery

M.D.S - Master of Dental Surgery

D.H.A - Diploma in Hospital Administration

D.H.E - Diploma in Health Education

D.H.S - Diploma in Health Statistics

D.I.H - Diploma in Industrial Health

D.I.O - Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology

D.M. & S.P - Diploma in medical and Social Psychology

D.P.H - Diploma in Public Health

D.P.S.W - Diploma in in Psychiatric Social Work

D.T.M. & H - Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

L.P.H - Licentiate in Public Health

D.L.T.M. & H - Diploma in Licentiate in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

M.E - Master of Engineering

M.H.A - Master of Hospital Administration

M.V.P.H - Master of Veterinary & Public Health
     

Homeopathic Medicine

B.H.M.S - Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery

B.M.S - Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (Homeopathy)

G.H.M.S - Graduate in Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery

D.H.M.S    - Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery

     
Ayurvedic Medicine

B.A.M.S - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

B.A.M - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine

B.S.A.M - Bachelor of Shudda Systematic Ayurvedic Medium

D.Ay.M - Diploma in Ayurvedic Medicine

M.A.Sc - Master of Ayurvedic Science