For the following questions answer them individually
Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas is observed on which of the following days?
Which of the following is an organization of Software and Service Companies ?
Norman Borlaug Awards are given for the excellence in which of the following areas ?
Which of the following is/are NOT the part of the annual Global Employment Trends report of the International Labour Organisation released in January 2008 ?
(A) Economic turbulence throughout the world owing to credit market turmoil and rising oil prices could spur an increase in global unemployment in the year 2008.
(B) The report mentions that the service sector, which used to provide jobs to about 43% people has lost its craze as its percentage has come down to 36% only.
(C) Agriculture has again become the major employment-generating sector as its share during 2007 was 58% globally.
Which of the following is/are NOT the part(s) of the Union Budget 2008-09 presented in the Lok Sabha in February 2008 ?
(A) Defense allocation is increased by 10% to reach more than Rs. 1,00,000 crore.
(B) National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is extended to all the rural districts.
(C) Debt waiver scheme launched to help all farmers irrespective of their land holdings.
Which of the following states has declared 2008 as the "Year of Education" ?
The Reserve Bank of India has issued certain guidelines of Recovery Agents. Which of the following is/are part(s) of these guidelines ?
(A) Agents cannot resort to intimidation verbal or physical.
(B) Banks have to ensure that agents are trained and sensitised.
(c) Banks can only rely on legal remedies for recovery of dues.
In the Union Budget 2008-09 the Government has provided a huge amount to help agricultural sector. What in fact is/are the problem(s) of the farmers owing to which they are in crisis ?
(A) Agriculture in most part of the country is based on rains, which has become highly erratic and irregular since last few years.
(B) Mos of the farmers are using genetically modi ed crops in some regions. These crops are not so productive as they were supposed to be.
(C) The input costs are relatively high due to purchase of fertiliser and pesticides.
Which of the following is considered an Annual Indicator of the Economy of the country ?
(A) Actual Rainfall
(C) Whole sale price index
What is "H5N1" a term which was very much in news recently?