|A.||Karnataka Naval Area|
|B.||West Bengal Naval Area|
|C.||Tamil Nadu Naval Area|
|D.||Orissa Naval Area|
Explanation:An alumnus of National Defence Academy, Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh takes charge as the Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area. Mahesh Singh is a post graduate from Defence Services Staff College and he had headed Navigation and Direction School at Kochi and the Maritime Warfare Centre at Vishakhapatnam. He was a commissioned into the Indian Navy in January 1987 and he is a recipient of the Nao Sena Medal.
Explanation:The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a Defence Intelligence Satellite, EMISAT in its 47th Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission, along with 28 other customer satellites, onboard the advanced PSLV-C45 Rocket. The PSLV C45 was launched from ISRO's Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. It is the first time ISRO is launching satellites in three different orbits. Along with that, the PSLV-C45 launch vehicle is also the first PSLV rocket to use four strap-on motors.
Explanation:Assam filmmaker Rima Das has been appointed as the official ambassador of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)'s 'Share Her Journey' campaign. TIFF launched the five years 'Share Her Journey' campaign in 2017 with an aim to increase participation, skills, and opportunities for women behind and in front of the camera. She has won several national and international awards for her film 'Village Rockstars', which is India's official entry to Oscars 2019 and Dublin Film Critics Circle Jury Award for Best Director of her film 'Bulbul Can Sing'.Recently Rima Das was honoured with ICC NE Excellence Award by Indian Chamber of Commerce at North East Business Summit at Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi.
Explanation:The Reserve Bank set the average base rate to be charged from borrowers by non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and micro-finance institutions (MFIs) at 9.21% for the first quarter of the next fiscal (April-June). The regulator in February 2014 had issued directions to NBFC-MFIs regarding pricing of credit.
Explanation:Rosoboronexport, Russia's arms export company, has opened a training Centre for military helicopter pilots in Venezuela after Moscow flew in troops and equipment. The export wing of Russia's arms corporation said that the helicopter training centre opened with Russian and Venezuelan specialists participating. The Centre that trains pilots to fly Russian-built Mil helicopters was built on the basis of a contract between Rosoboronexport and state-run Venezuelan Military Industrial Company Cavim. The announcement came after two Russian military planes landed a week ago at the main airport outside Caracas and offloaded equipment and troops. The military specialists are apparently helping to fix a malfunctioning Russian S-300 ground-to-air missile system.