29th June 2024 Daily Current Affairs

1. Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP), recently seen in news, is located in which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Odisha
[D] Kerala

Correct Answer: A [Karnataka]

Notes:
India’s largest leopard safari has opened at Bannerghatta Biological Park, Karnataka. Covering 20 hectares, the safari houses eight leopards, with plans to increase this number. The area is secured with railway barricades and enclosed with 4.5-meter-tall chain-link mesh and mild steel sheets to ensure the leopards remain within the boundaries.

2. Recently, where was the first ‘International Dairy Federation Asia-Pacific Summit’ held?

[A] Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
[B] Indore, Madhya Pradesh
[C] Kochi, Kerala
[D] Kolkata, West Bengal

Correct Answer: C [Kochi, Kerala]

Notes:
The first IDF Regional Dairy Conference Asia Pacific-2024 held at Kochi from June 26-28, 2024, at the Grand Hyatt, Bolgatty. The conference themed “Farmer Centric Innovations in Dairying” is organized by the Indian National Committee of the International Dairy Federation. Key figures include the Secretary of Animal Husbandry & Dairying and the National Dairy Development Board. Leaders and experts will address global dairy sector issues. The event features 22 exhibition pavilions and 17 startups showcasing dairy farms, processing equipment, and related technologies.

3. Which day is observed as Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) day every year?

[A] 26 June
[B] 27 June
[C] 28 June
[D] 29 June

Correct Answer: B [27 June]

Notes:
Since 2017, June 27 has been observed as Micro Small Medium Enterprise (MSME) Day, recognizing the sector’s role in economic development and employment. MSMEs account for 90% of businesses, 60-70% of employment, and 50% of GDP globally. The United Nations General Assembly established MSME Day on April 6, 2017. The 2024 theme is “MSMEs and the SDG,” focusing on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

4. Recently, the India’s first ‘Chadwick House: Navigating Audit Heritage’ museum has been inaugurated at which place?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Shimla
[C] Ladakh
[D] Chandigarh

Correct Answer: B [Shimla]

Notes:
After 164 years, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India opened its first museum at Chadwick House in Shimla. Inaugurated by CAG GC Murmu, the museum highlights India’s federal audit heritage. Chadwick House, where Mahatma Gandhi stayed during the 1946 Cabinet Mission, also housed the first training school for Indian Audit and Accounts Service probationers in 1950. Exhibits include Chanakya writing the Arthashastra.

5. Recently, which country has become the 100th full member to join the International Solar Alliance?

[A] Paraguay
[B] China
[C] South Africa
[D] Brazil

Correct Answer: A [Paraguay ]

Notes:
Paraguay has become the 100th full member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) by officially handing over its Instrument of Ratification in New Delhi. The ISA, co-founded by India and France during the 2015 COP21, promotes global solar energy deployment. The alliance now has 119 signatories, with 100 ratified members. The ISA aims to implement the Paris Climate Agreement through extensive solar energy adoption.

 

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