Explanation:Employees Provident Fund Organisation has notified three new committees on Finance, Investment and Audit Committee (FIAC), the Pension and EDLI Implementation Committee (PEIC) and the Exempted Establishments' Committee (EEC). All the 3 committees will continue to have central government representatives as well as 2 representatives each of the employers and the employees and domain experts. While the FIAC will oversee investments made by portfolio managers and ensure timely investment of PF kitty for optimum returns, PEIC will review the function of the Employees' Pension Scheme, 1995 and the Employees Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme, 1976. The EEC will oversee the working of exempted establishments and move suggestions for CBT for improvement in the working of these exempted establishments.
|A.||Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport|
|B.||Cochin International Airport|
|C.||Indira Gandhi International Airport|
|D.||Mangalore International Airport|
Explanation:Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has donated Rs.10 crore to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). CMDRF is an emergency assistance release mechanism granting immediate relief to families and individuals distressed by calamity, loss of life due to accidents and chronic diseases.
Explanation:The Third bridge was inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in the presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar .The bridge has been named as 'Atal Setu' after former prime minister of India late Atal Bihari Bajpai. It is four-lane, 5.1-kilometer long and the third Cable Bridge across river Mandovi in Panaji, Goa. The bridge weighs 2.5 lakh tonnes which is equivalent to the weight of aircraft 570 Boeing. The bridge is constructed by the GIDC (Goa Infrastructure Development Corporation) and engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro. The bridge is built at a cost of Rs 850 crore. The two bridges already present in Goa are Mandovi Bridge and Zurai Bridge. The bridge will be open for four wheeler vehicles from Jan 29 but two and three wheelers will not be allowed on the bridge.
Explanation:Ministry of Textiles and Government of India launched Artisan Speak at Elephanta Caves (UNESCO heritage site) to strengthen the handlooms and textiles sector of India. The event has been held to showcase the GI Textiles of India, through a confluence of fashion, music, and dance. Many textiles companies signed agreements with the Office of Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles on the occasion. Under the agreements, the Weavers Service Centres (WSCs) under the Office of DC (Handlooms) will enable textile firms to directly source their requirements from handloom clusters, as per defined quality, cost and time constraints. This will also result in better price realization and improved market understanding for weavers.
|A.||Ishant Sharma||B.||Ambati Rayudu|
|C.||Umesh Yadav||D.||Harbhajan Singh|
Explanation:India's Ambati Rayudu has been banned from bowling in international cricket because of a suspect action. The suspension was done in "accordance with clause 4.2 of the ICC regulations" which deals with the legality of bowling actions. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman, who occasionally keeps the wicket, and a right-arm off break bowler.