||B.||M. K. Goel
|C.||K. K. Singhal
Explanation:Rajeev Sharma is the newly appointed Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC). He succeeded M K Goel who retired on September 30, 2016 on attaining the age of superannuation. Prior to this appointment, Sharma was the CMD of Rural Electrification Corporation (REC). The headquarters of PFC are at New Delhi.
Explanation:Daniel Ricciardo has won 2016 Malaysia Grand Prix Formula One World Championship at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. He is an Australian racing driver who is currently competing in Formula One for Red Bull Racing.
|A.||October 1||B.||October 3|
|C.||October 4||D.||October 5|
Explanation:The World Animal Day (WAD) is observed every year on October 4 to raise the status of animals in the society. It is done by encouraging individuals, animal welfare organisations, community groups, youth and children’s clubs and businesses to organise events in celebration of this day.
Explanation:Jharkhand has become the first Indian state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Kerosene. The scheme is being implemented in 4 identified districts of the State from October 1, 2016. These districts are Chatra, Hazaribagh, Khunti and Jamtara. Under the DBT Scheme, PDS kerosene is being sold at non-subsidised price and the subsidy is being transferred to consumers directly into their bank accounts. The purpose of the initiative is to rationalize subsidy and plugging the leakages.
|A.||7.6 %||B.||7.3 %|
|C.||7.8 %||D.||7.5 %|
Explanation:As per World Bank’s latest released report ‘South Asia Economic Focus’ in Washington, India’s GDP growth will remain strong at 7.6 % in 2016 and 7.7 % in 2017. As per latest report, India’s economic growth remained robust and is expected to support continued poverty reduction. Though, the report stated that India faces the challenge of further accelerating the responsiveness of poverty reduction to growth, promoting inclusion, and extending gains to a broader range of human development outcomes related to health, nutrition, education and gender.