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Monday, May 6, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Updates - 6 May 2013 Quiz

1. The Supreme Court on Monday, 6th May 2013, has dismissed plea against commissioning of nuclear power plant in Kudankulam. The Supreme Court pronouncing its verdict on petitions for a direction to the Centre not to operationalise the Kudunkulam nuclear power plant without putting in place all 17 safety measures, said the plant is "safe and secure" and it is necessary for larger public interest and economic growth of the country. In which state this Kundakulam Nuclear Plant is located?
[Category: IAS Prelims 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Odisha
[D] Andhra Pradesh

2. Major initiative for the promotion of tourism in the state has been announced by K. Chiranjeevi, the Union Minister of Tourism, on 4 May 2013, in the form of a tourism festival. The festival will be held from 13 May 2013 to 29 May 2013 at various places in the state. Can you name the state?
[Category: Latest Indian Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Jammu & Kashmir
[D] Andhra Pradesh

3. The International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), set up by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), was inaugurated by Vice President Hamid Ansari on 5 May 2013 at which place?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Bhopal
[B] New Delhi
[C] Shimla
[D] Jaipur

4. This state has launched the pilot project for "Blood-on-Call" service at two places in the state. Now after getting a good response and to improve its emergency medical services the state government will extend this first-of-its-kind "Blood-on-Call" service to the entire state by August 1, 2013. Name the state where this sevice is implemented?
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Bihar
[D] Maharashtra

5. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh will begin his 2,700 km long state wide campaign on Monday, 6th May 2013 from Dantewada district in Bastar. Doctor-turned-politician Raman Singh, who is heading the state BJP government in the insurgency-hit state since Dec 7, 2003, will mostly cover the Vikas Yatra by road and will use a chopper on a few occasions in remote areas and jungle pockets. What is the name of his campaign?
[Category: PCS Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Vikas Yatra
[B] Aadhar Yatra
[C] Unnati Yatra
[D] Janagrah Yatra