Which State Has Become the First State to Introduce Compulsory Gender Education at the Graduate Level? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge


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Which state has become the first state to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level?


  • Punjab

  • Kerala

  • Telangana

  • Andhra Pradesh





Telangana has become the first state in the country to introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level. In this regard, the state government has introduced a bilingual textbook titled ‘Towards a World of Equals’ on a pilot basis in engineering colleges.

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2015-2016 (May) Set 1


Who was appointed as the Chairman of the National Innovation Council in August 2010?

Which prominent Barrister-politician, 'who was closely linked with the emergency proclamation of 1975, breathed his last in Kolkata on 6t' November 2010?

The Election Commission of India declared the [1] led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma as a national party. This made the [1], formed by his father and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A. Sangma in 2013, the first from the north-eastern region to earn the tag. The party has been granted recognition under the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, [2]. Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. An association seeking registration under the said Section has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation, as per the guidelines prescribed by the Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by [4] of the Constitution of India and [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. In its order, the ECI said that the [1] was given the national party status for fulfilling conditions such as polling more than 6% of the total votes in the last general election and being recognised as a State party in at least four States.

The Election Commission of India operates under the authority of which of the following articles of the Indian Constitution whose name has been redacted with [4]?

After two consecutive months of contraction in September and October, Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections in December (for November sales) rose over the Rs. 1-lakh crore mark, a growth of 8.9 percent year-over-year. In November too, the GST mop-up had topped Rs. 1 lakh crore, but December figures were keenly awaited since the November collections were largely attributed to higher festive sales. In December, GST collections at Rs 1,03,184 crore were marginally lower than the previous month, but rise for the second month in a row indicates improvement in revenue growth and higher compliance due to enforcement of more anti-evasion measures and a cap on input tax credit. Until December 31, as many as 81.21 lakh GSTR 3B (monthly summary returns) were filed, 4.3 per cent more than 77.83 lakh in November. Also, a cap on input tax credit at 20 per cent of the eligible credit for businesses effective October helped in higher collections. This cap, which was only for buyers whose suppliers did not upload invoices, prevented fraudulent claims and revenue leakage, said tax officials.

Which of the following items does/do not fall under the purview of GST?

On September 28, 2018 the Supreme Court opened the Sabarimala temple to women of all ages. The decision turned [1] into war zone. Organisations opposed to the judgment started blocking women of menstrual age from entering temple. The then Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra had stated that the selective ban on women was not an "essential part" of Hinduism, and instead of a form of "religious patriarchy". Massive protests were witnessed at Nilakkal and Pamba base camps on 17 October 2018, when the temple was opened for the first time after the Supreme Court verdict. Protesters reportedly assaulted women activists, journalists, and other women who were trying to enter the temple. People stole camera equipment of women journalists and even damaged a vehicle. The police were also attacked in the protest. The debate about the constitutional validity of practices entailing into restriction of entry of women generally in the place of worship is not limited to this case, but also arises in respect of entry of Muslim women in a dargah/ mosque as also in relation to Parsi women married to a non-Parsi into the holy fireplace of a/an [2]" observed the bench in a 3:2 majority decision.

The Sabarimala temple is located inside which of the following tiger reserves?

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The world‘s first Diesel to Electric locomotive twin-engine of 10,000 horsepower was flagged off in:

Which space agency has successfully launched the world's first all-electric satellites in March 2015?

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The Rajya Sabha in April 2016 passed two Bills, which had already been passed by the Lok Sabha earlier, repealing certain outdated/old laws. The Bills intended to repeal:

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Which organization has the motto 'Be Prepared'?

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Immediately before Antonio Guterres was appointed the U.N Secretary-General in October 2016, he was:

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off a weekly ‘Shabd Bhedi’ Superfast Express train to run between which cities?

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Who will be the Chief Guest for the 68th Republic Day Celebrations on 26th January 2017?

The [x] mission is a highly complex mission, which represents a significant technological leap compared to the previous missions of ISRO. It comprised an Orbiter, Lander and Rover to explore the unexplored [y]. The mission is designed to expand the lunar scientific knowledge through a detailed study of topography, seismography, mineral identification and distribution, surface chemical composition, thermo-physical characteristics of topsoil and composition of the tenuous lunar atmosphere, leading to a new understanding of the origin and evolution of the Moon. 
After the injection of [x], a series of maneuvers were carried out to raise its orbit and on August 14, 2019, following Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI) maneuver, the spacecraft escaped from orbiting the earth and followed a path that took it to the vicinity of the Moon. On August 20, 2019, [x] was successfully inserted into lunar orbit … The Orbiter placed in its intended orbit around the Moon will enrich our understanding of the moon’s evolution and mapping of the minerals and water molecules in Polar regions, using its eight state-of-the-art scientific instruments.

The mission referred to in the above passage was launched from which space station?

Who among the following operates the National Disaster Response Fund which was constituted under the Disaster Management Act, 2005?

This country developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) constellation with the successful launch of 2 more satellites.

Which of the following schemes has been subsumed in the recently approved Ayushman Bharat –National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM)?

Consider the following events of the Indian National Movement.

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Indian Air Force has recently officially inducted the first indigenously built Airborne Early Warning and Control System named as ___________.

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In November 2017 the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ____________, which can carry warheads of up to 300 kg.

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Which state became the first State in India to operate electric bus services?

When is the National Youth Day observed in India?


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