August 16 – 17, 2019



#1 Which Indian Armed force has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu?

The Indian Army has launched “Mission Reach Out” in Jammu to ensure availability of basic necessities & essential services in the region post the abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 and reorganization of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Regarding to this issue, a high level “Mission Reach Out” conference was held in the Nagrota Military Station to review the prevalent situation in the region. It was chaired by White Knight Corps Commander Lt GenParamjit Singh. The numerous initiatives undertaken by the Army under ‘Mission Reach Out’ are as follows: mobile medical care units with essential medicines and lady medical officers (wherever necessary), providing water in locations where the supply was disrupted, provision of essentials (including rations), assistance in transportation of patients to hospitals, facilitating people to speak to their near and dear ones through Army exchange and creating a safe environment for ATMs, banks and hospitals to function.

#2 Which Indian journalist has won the 2019 Prem Bhatia Award for political reporting?

Veteran journalist and consulting editor at India Today TV, Rajdeep Sardesai has been conferred with the prestigious 2019 Prem Bhatia Award for Outstanding Political Reporting on 11th August at the India International Centre in New Delhi. He won the award for his commentary on 2019 General Elections. The award is given in memory of veteran journalist Prem Bhatia who died in 1995. It carries a prize of Rs 2 lakh.

#3 India’s first health-focused credit card has been launched by which bank?

India’s first health-focused credit card has been launched by RBL Bank and digital healthcare platform Practo. The co-branded health credit card is powered by Mastercard and is available on both Practo and RBL mobile apps and websites. It offers benefits like unlimited and round-the-clock online consultations with experienced and qualified doctors, one free full body health check-up. In addition, the card also offers two complimentary domestic airport lounge accesses every quarter. Beside this, users can also use the card to earn points that can be redeemed for availing Practo services like ordering medicine, tests and online consultations. Currently, Practo is the only platform in the country that lets patients manage their healthcare needs end-to-end.

#4 Which museum has become the most visited museum in the Asian sub-continent?

Virasat-e-Khalsa, the pioneer museum depicting 550 years’ history and culture of Punjab and Sikhism, has scripted new chapter in its rising glory by becoming the most visited museum in the Asian sub-continent on a single day. The museum had witnessed a record footfall of 20,569 visitors on a single day on March 20. Hence, the “Asia Book of Records” had confirmed the record of “maximum footfall in a museum in a day” in the name of Virasat-e-Khalsa , which would feature in the next edition of the Asia Book of Records. Earlier, the museum was listed in the “Limca Book of Records-February 2019 Edition” and “India Book of Records-2020 Edition”. The museum was built by Punjab Government and was inaugurated in November 2011.

#5 Reliance Jio has partnered with which tech company to offer cloud infra for businesses?

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