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UP Governor releases 'science toon' book on COVID-19 pandemic
  ୟୁପି ରାଜ୍ୟପାଳ COVID-19 ମହାମାରୀ ଉପରେ 'ବିଜ୍ଞାନ ଟୁନ୍' ପୁସ୍ତକ ପ୍ରକାଶ କରିଛନ୍ତି

  1. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel released the world’s first scientoon book” – “Bye Bye Corona”.
  2. The book has been written by ‘scientoonist’ Dr Pradeep Srivastava, former Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow.
  3. The book contains information regarding the novel coronavirus, its symptoms and ways to prevent it. The book highlights the methods of dealing with the virus in day to day life.

Gully Boy’ wins best original score at 14th Asian Film Awards
   14 ତମ ଏସୀୟ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର ପୁରସ୍କାରରେ ‘ଗୁଲି ବଏ’ ସର୍ବୋତ୍ତମ ମୂଳ ସ୍କୋର ଜିତିଛି 

  1. The 14th Asian Film Awards (“AFA14”) were announced on 28 October 2020 virtually by the Asian Film Awards Academy (“AFAA”).
  2. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer Gully Boy bagged the award for the Best Original Score at the event.
  3. The award went to Karsh Kale and The Salvage Audio Collective.

National Unity Day: 31 October
ଜାତୀୟ ଏକତା ଦିବସ: 31 ଅକ୍ଟୋବର

National Unity Day is celebrated in India on 31 October.

  1. It was introduced by the Government of India in 2014.
  2. The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.
  3. In 2018, the Government Of India accomplished the task of building the tallest statue across the world.
  • Birth anniversary of Homi Jehangir Bhabha: 30 October

ହୋମି ଜାହାଙ୍ଗୀର ଭାଭା ଜନ୍ମ ବାର୍ଷିକୀ |: 30 ଅକ୍ଟୋବର 

  1. The birthday of the famous nuclear physicist, Homi Jehangir Bhabha, popularly known as the father of Indian Nuclear Programme is observed every year on 30 October.
  2. Dr. Homi Jehangir Bhabha was an Indian nuclear physicist and founding director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  3. In 1939, when World War II broke out, Bhabha was in India for a vacation. Due to the war, he could not go back to complete his research at Cambridge.
  4. In 1948, Nehru appointed Bhabha as the Director of Nuclear Programme and gave him a task to develop the nuclear weapons.
  5. He envisioned India’s three-stage nuclear power programme and emphasized the use of India’s huge thorium reserve rather than its inadequate uranium reserves for power generation.
  6. He won the Adams Prize (1942) and Padma Bhushan (1954). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1951 and 1953-1956.
  • Union Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of ICTs between India and Japan

କେନ୍ଦ୍ର କ୍ୟାବିନେଟ୍ ଭାରତ ଏବଂ ଜାପାନ ମଧ୍ୟରେ ଆଇସିଟି କ୍ଷେତ୍ରରେ ସହଯୋଗ ସ୍ମାରକପତ୍ରକୁ ଅନୁମୋଦନ କରିଛି

  1. The Union Cabinet has approved the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and Japan on cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies.
  2. It aimed for cooperation in many fields like 5G network, Submarine cable, standard certification of communication equipment, utilization of latest Wireless Technologies and ICTs, ICTs capacity building, Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc.
  3. It will help India strengthen ICTs infrastructure in the country and help boost connectivity of mainland India to remote areas.
  4. India and Japan have also signed the Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of cybersecurity.
  • Cabinet approves Mechanism for procurement of ethanol by Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies

ପବ୍ଲିକ ସେକ୍ଟର  Oil ମାର୍କେଟିଂ କମ୍ପାନୀଗୁଡିକ ଦ୍ୱାରା ଇଥାନଲ କ୍ରୟ ପାଇଁ ଯାନ୍ତ୍ରିକତାକୁ କ୍ୟାବିନେଟ୍ ଅନୁମୋଦନ କରିଛି

  1. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA approved Mechanism for procurement of ethanol by Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies under Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme.
  2. Earlier, there used to be one rate for ethanol but now there will be different prices.
  3. He said the new Price fixed for Ethanol produced from sugar will be Rs 62.65 per litre, ethanol manufactured from B heavy molasses will be Rs 57.61 per litre and ethanol manufactured from C heavy molasses will be Rs 45.69 per litre.
  4. Government has been implementing Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme wherein OMCs sell petrol blended with ethanol up to 10 per cent.
  • U.K. to partner for developing GIFT City

GIFT ସହରର ବିକାଶ ପାଇଁ ସହଭାଗୀ U.K.

  1. The United Kingdom (UK) has entered into a strategic partnership to develop India’s GIFT City.
  2. GIFT – Gujarat International Finance Tec-City is India’s first international financial services centre. It is located in Gandhinagar of Gujarat.
  3. India and the U.K. also signed off on a new infrastructure finance and policy partnership to support India execute its National Infrastructure Pipeline that envisages investments worth $1.4 trillion.

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Dr Harsh Vardhan launches DST initiative SERB – POWER for women scientists
ଡ Har ହର୍ଷ ବର୍ଦ୍ଧନ ମହିଳା ବ scientists ଜ୍ଞାନିକମାନଙ୍କ ପାଇଁ DST ପଦକ୍ଷେପ SERB - POWER ଆରମ୍ଭ କରିଛନ୍ତି

  1. Dr Harsh Vardha launched a Scheme titled “SERB-POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research)”, designed exclusively for women scientists, in a function on an e-platform.
  2. The scheme targets women researchers of age 35 to 55 years.
  3. SERB – POWER Scheme will have two components namely (i) SERB-POWER Fellowship (ii) SERB- POWER Research Grants.
  4. It will provide 25 to 75 Fellowship per year. The selected candidates under the scheme will receive a Fellowship of 15000 rupees per month.
  5. This is in addition to the regular income. Also, they will receive 10 lakh rupees per annum as a research grant and 90000 Rupees as overhead in their career.
Hyderabad Airport Begins E-Boarding for International Fliers
    ହାଇଦ୍ରାବାଦ ବିମାନବନ୍ଦର ଅନ୍ତର୍ଜାତୀୟ ଫ୍ଲାଏର୍ସ ପାଇଁ ଇ-ବୋର୍ଡିଂ ଆରମ୍ଭ କରେ

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the first one in India to start paperless e-boarding.

  1. This is the first step towards e-boarding facility for international flights.
  2. The airport already provides this facility for end-to-end paperless e-boarding to their domestic passengers.
  3. This service will give a safer option for international passengers.
  4. IndiGo is the first airline to avail of the indigenously developed digital solution, ie, international e-boarding facility. Its Sharjah-bound passengers e-boarded themselves from Hyderabad.


IIT-Guwahati team develops tech to produce agri-based anti-ageing compounds
         ଆଇଆଇଟି-ଗୁଆହାଟି ଦଳ କୃଷି ଭିତ୍ତିକ ଆଣ୍ଟି-ଏଜିଂ compounds ଉତ୍ପାଦନ କରିଛନ୍ତି

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, have developed a low-cost membrane technology to produce psychoactive drugs and anti-aging compounds.

  1. It has been developed from a wide range of agricultural resources like citrus fruits and peels especially orange peels, berries, parsley, pulses, tea, sea buckthorn and onions.
  2. The technology has been patented and does not use any organic solvents, which normally increases prices.
  3. Commercially available techniques use various costly organic solvents like Chloroform, Acetone, Acetonitrile.


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| Reasoning Mock -07 | OSSSC Prelims |

1 / 20

In the question below four words are given. Out of these four words, three words are similar in some way or the other. Find out which one of the following words is different from the other four words.

2 / 20

Which two signs should be interchanged to make the given equation correct?

32 + 24 × 4 ÷ 16 – 64 = 90

3 / 20

Rearrange the jumbled-up letters in their natural sequence and find the odd one out.

4 / 20

If “ROTARY” is coded as “65” then how will “CONSCIENCE” be coded as?

5 / 20

Three of the given four figures are similar in a certain manner while one is different. Pick the odd out.

6 / 20

What was the day of the week on November 14, 1997?

7 / 20

In the following question below are given some statements followed by some conclusions based on those statements. Taking the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusion logically follows the given statements.


I. All W are C.

II. All C are L.

III. All J are L.


I. No J is W.

II. Some L are J.

III. Some J are C.

8 / 20

Karim ranks 16th from the top in a class of 49 students. What is the rank from the bottom ?

9 / 20

Select the number from among the given options that can replace the question mark (?) in the following series.

237, 196, 155, 114, ?

10 / 20

Eight people J, K, L, M, N, O, Q and P are living in a building having eight floors but not necessarily in the same order such as bottommost floor is numbered as 1 to the topmost floor numbered as 8. No one lives below Q. There is three floor gap between Q and K. M is living adjacent to K. O lives just below N who lives three floor below J. L lives below K. Then what is the position of P with respect to O?

11 / 20

Read the question and answer from the given information:

Pravalika is studying 10th class. Is Pravalika elder than Pranitha who is her classmate?

Argument 1: Yes, as she is her classmate Pranitha is younger to her.

Argument 2: No, as she is classmate Pranitha is elder to her.

12 / 20

How many triangles are there in the given figure?

13 / 20

If ‘A % B’ means ‘A is the father of B’, ‘A # B’ means ‘A is the brother of B’, and ‘A $ B’ means ‘A is the wife of B’, then how is K related to R in the given expression?

K $ H % Y # M # R

14 / 20

Select the related figure from the given alternatives.

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15 / 20

Directions: In question, find the odd word pair from the given alternatives.

16 / 20

M is taller than B. B is taller than F but not as tall as H. H is taller than G but is not the tallest. G is not as tall as F.

Who is the tallest among the given children?

17 / 20

Identify the odd one from the given alternatives.

18 / 20

In a certain code language, 'FIXED' is written as 'XIFED' and 'MOUSE' is written as 'USOME'. How will 'GAMBIT' be written in that language? 

19 / 20

Select the combination of letters that when sequentially placed in the blanks of the given series will complete the series.


20 / 20

Select the Venn diagram that best represents the given set of classes.

Currencies, Yuan, Baht

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Important Days and Dates in October 2020: National and International

2 October – Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on 2nd October every year to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He was born on 2 October, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. He is an inspiration in the lives of the famous world leaders and our lives also.

2 October – International Day of Non-Violence

International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi who had played an important role in India’s Independence. On 15 June, 2007, General Assembly adopted a resolution of establishing the International Day of Non-Violence to spread the message of non-violence including education and public awareness.





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