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(Q) Who has been awarded the 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award ?

(A) Ravish Kumar

(Q) India has become the _____ largest investor in Africa with cumulative investment at over 54 billion US dollars ?

(A) 5th



Friendship Day celebrations take place on the first Sunday of August every year.

The tradition of dedicating a day in honor of friends began in US in 1935.

Gradually the festival gained popularity and today Friendship Day is celebrated in large number of countries including India.



Barack Obama : 44th U.S. President

Barack Hussein Obama II ( born August 4, 1961) is the 44th President of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office.



Abhas Kumar Ganguly : Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar (4 August 1929 – 13 October 1987), was a popular Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter.



Hans Christian Andersen (often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen) (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author.

Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales.



- 1977 Died : Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, English physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate for his work on the function of neurons.

- 1974 A bomb exploded in the Italicus Express train at t San Benedetto Val di Sambro, Italy. 12 people were killed, 22 more wounded.



1. PERNICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): destructive

Synonyms: injurious, unsafe

Antonyms: safe, harmless

Example Sentence: Her approach is self-pernicious, she needs to improve a lot.



Banking Awareness :

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(Q) Which one of the following is the highest gravity dam ?

(A) Nangal Dam

(B) Hirakud Dam

(C) Bhakra Dam

(D) Beas Dam

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- Bhasha Mukherjee, a 23-year-old Indian origin doctor was crowned Miss England 2019.

- Delhi, Kerala top in court infrastructure facilities according to the Think Tank Report.

- Friendship Day celebrations take place on the first Sunday of August every year (this year 4th August).



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