|A.||S S Sahu
|B.||M J Joseph
Explanation:Archana Nigam, an officer of the 1981 batch of the Indian Civil Accounts Service, is the newly appointed Controller General of Accounts in the Department of Expenditure under the Ministry of Finance. She succeeded M.J.Joseph. Prior to this appointment, Nigam was involved in the critical task of setting up of the accounting framework for the GST regime to be launched by Government in FY 17.
|A.||Rafael Nadal||B.||Milos Raonic
Explanation:Rafael Nadal, a Spanish professional tennis player, has won the 2016 Mubadala World Tennis Championship by defeating David Goffin in the final by 6–4 and 7–6 at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex in United Arab Emirates (UAE). It was the 8th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship with the world’s top players competing in the event, which was held in a knockout format. The winner received a purse of $250,000.
Explanation:Imtiaz Ahmed (88), a member of Pakistan’s first-ever Test team, has recently passed away in Lahore. He was known as an aggressive batsman who had a variety of strokes, most notably the hook and the pull shot. He scored 2,079 Test runs for Pakistan with a career best of 209 against New Zealand in Lahore in 1955. The death of Imtiaz leaves former batsman Waqar Hasan, who now lives in London, as the lone survivor from the Pakistan team’s first Test tour to India in 1952-53.
|C.||United States||D.||United Kingdom|
Explanation:John Berger (90), the British art critic and prodigious author,has recently passed away in Paris, France. He was best-known work for his work BBC series “Ways of Seeing”, a criticism of western cultural aesthetics and also won the Man Booker Prize for his novel G and donated half the prize money to the radical African-American movement, the Black Panthers. Berger was born in Hackney, north London and began his career as a painter.
Explanation:The book “Just Another Jihadi Jane” has been authored by Denmark-based an Indian English author Tabish Khair. The novel is about friendship, faith and alienation that tell the tale of Islamist radicalization from the inside. It reminds a new generation that heroism and sacrifice are not limited to one side in a conflict, and that the first victims of a murderous regime are those who live within it.