1. Who has taken charge as new Director General (DG) of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)?
[A] Subhash Misra
[B] R. K. Mishra
[C] Navrang Saini
[D] Nandan Chauhan
Corrent Answer : B [R. K. Mishra]
Rajni Kant Mishra, a U.P. Cadre IPS officer of 1984 batch, has taken charge as new Director General (DG) of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). He succeeded Archana Ramasundaram, who is set to retire on September 30, 2017. The decision was taken by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Mishra will hold the post till his superannuation on August 31, 2019, from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders. Mr R. K. Mishra is a recipient of Police Medal in 2003 and Prestigious President Police Medal in 2009.
2. Which city is hosting the 3rd edition of Women of India Organic Festival?
[C] New Delhi
Corrent Answer : C [New Delhi]
The 3rd edition of Women of India Organic Festival has started at Dilli Haat in New Delhi on October 1, 2017. The purpose of the 15-day festival is to promote women entrepreneurs and farmers in the organic sector. Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development (WCD) has inaugurate the festival. The theme of the festival is – Good for Women, Good for India, Good for You.
3. The Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary (GAS) is located in which state?
[C] Andhra Pradesh
Corrent Answer : D [Maharashtra]
The Gautala Autramghat Sanctuary (GAS) is a protected area of Aurangabad District and Jalgaon District of Maharashtra and covers an area of 26,061.19 hectares. It houses a variety of wildlife including chinkara, nilgai, sloth bears, jungle cat, wanderoo, leopard cat, etc.