|A.||4.1 Percent||B.||6.2 Percent|
|C.||4.5 Percent||D.||5.2 Percent|
Explanation:As per the Economic Survey 2016-17, the agriculture sector is estimated to grow at 4.1 percent in the current fiscal as compared to 1.2 percent in 2015-16 due to better monsoon. The total area coverage under Rabi crops was recorded to be 616.2 lakh hectare on January 13, 2017 which is 5.9 percent higher than previous year. Similarly the area coverage under wheat as on January 13, 2017 is 7.1 percent higher while the area coverage under gram is 10.6 percent higher than that in the corresponding week of last year.
Explanation:A high-level consultation was held between India and Russia on January 31, 2017 in New Delhi to share views on threats posed by terrorism. Indian side was led by Preeti Saran, Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs while Russia was led by H.E. Oleg V. Syromolotov, Deputy Foreign Minister. Both sides shared views on issues related to terrorism including state-sponsored, cross border terrorism faced by India.
|A.||California, United States|
|B.||London, United Kingdom|
Explanation:Tesla Motor Inc. and Southern California Edison have jointly launched World’s largest energy storage facilities on January 30, 2017 at the utility’s Mira Loma substation in Ontario, California. The facility was unveiled as part of the massive deployment of grid-connected batteries agreement made between the two companies in September 2016. The facility would reduce dependence on fossil fuels for generating energy and take advantage of wind and sun to deliver clean energy to power homes, businesses among other things.
|C.||Bajaj Auto Limited|
|D.||Mahindra & Mahindra Limited|
Explanation:Automotive manufacturing company Tata Motors has come up with an innovative plan to strengthen its market share in the country. It is set to expand its passenger vehicle manufacturing segment by creating a new sub-brand under the name TAMO which will act as a start-up to develop new and innovative products. TAMO will involve partnership with global start-ups and technology companies to have access to trends, innovations for developing new technologies and business models to design exciting future products and services.