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Which of the following are considered as Triratnas according to Jainism.
1. Right Knowledge
2. Right Culture 3. Right Faith 4. Right Conduct Select the correct answer code:
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Solution:

The three principles of Jainism, also known as Triratnas (three gems), are:
– right faith
– right knowledge
– right conduct.
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The rock art of Bhimbetka belongs to which of the following periods?
1. Upper Palaeolithic
2. Mesolithic 3. Chalcolithic Select the correct answer code:
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The rock art of Bhimbetka has been classified into various groups on the bases of style, technique and superimposition. The drawings and paintings can be categorised into seven historical periods. Period I, Upper Palaeolithic; Period II, Mesolithic; and Period III, Chalcolithic. After Period III there are four successive periods.
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The best-known leather puppets in our country are those used in the Tholu Bomalatta of
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Solution:

The best-known leather puppets in our country are those used in the Tholu Bomalatta of Andhra Pradesh. The origins of these puppets can be traced back to about 2000 BCE, as they are mentioned in the Mahabharata.
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Which of these ragas is usually performed late in the morning?
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Solution:

Raga Bhopali should be sung after sunset.
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Gitam is the simplest type of composition. Very much like the gitam in musical structure and arrangement, the Suladis are of a higher standard than the gitam. More complicated than the gitas, the Svarajati paves the way for the learning of the Varnams. Very similar to the svarajati in musical structure, this form- Jatisvaram-has no sahitya or words. The piece is sung with solfa syllables only.
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Consider the following statements regarding Amir Khusrau?
1. He introduced new musical ragas – ghora and sanam
2. He created a new style of Persian poetry called Sabaq-i-Hindi. 3. He authored the work Tuglaq Nama. Which of the statements is/are correct?
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Solution:

Amir Khusrau (1252-1325) introduced many new ragas such as ghora and sanam.
He evolved a new style of light music known as qwalis by blending the Hindu and Iranian systems. The invention of sitar was also attributed to him.
Current Affairs:
📖 Complete May Current Affairs Revision for all Upcoming Exams #English

Part - 5

1) Pinarayi Vijayan, who led the Left Democratic Front (LDF) to an unprecedented consecutive victory in the April 6 assembly polls, took oath as Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time along with 20 ministers.
👉 Governor Arif Mohammed Khan administered the oath of office to 77-year-old Vijayan and ministers in a low-key function at the Central Stadium here, which was held completely in accordance with the COVID protocol.
▪️Kerala :-
👉Cherai Beach
👉Vallam Kali boat race in Kerala.
👉Kerala: Idukki Dam on Periyar River
👉Kerala :- Pamba River
👉GOVERNOR :- Arif Mohammad Khan

2) Former Rajasthan Chief Minister and Bihar and Haryana governor, Jagannath Pahadia, passed away due to Covid-19. He was 89.
👉 Pahadia was the chief minister of Rajasthan for about eleven months from June 6, 1980 to July 13, 1981.

3) A newly-developed multiplex RT-PCR kit has a higher accuracy of detecting Covid across the various mutant strains of the virus.
👉 ICMR has validated this kit at the National Institute of Virology, Pune, and found that it has 97.3 per cent sensitivity and 100 per cent specificity in covid19 detection.

4) Subodh Chopra, who wrote dialogues for films such as Emraan Hashmi’s Murder and Irrfan Khan’s Rog, passed away due to Covid-19 complications.
👉 Subodh had directed a Malayalam film titled Vasudha, and worked in Hindi serials for Mahesh Bhatt’s company.

5) Coal India Ltd has announced an investment of Rs 35 crore to install 25 oxygen generation plants, across 22 hospitals, in a bid to augment the supply of the life-saving gas amid a surge in COVID-19 infections.

6) India’s Tejaswini Shankar has bagged men’s high jump titles in the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Manhattan, USA.

7) The Centre has sent a notice to WhatsApp asking it to withdraw a controversial update to its privacy policy and has sought a response within seven days.
👉 The government has also warned the Facebook-owned firm that failure of a satisfactory response may result in steps “in consonance with law”.

8) Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) is set to buy Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. and Bharti Enterprises Ltd owned solar power producer SB Energy India.
👉 It will buy it for an enterprise value of $3.5 billion.

9) State-owned broadcaster Doordarshan is set to establish a new channel, DD International — on the lines of BBC World — which it says will seek to project India's voice globally on significant domestic and global issues.
👉 This will be Doordarshan's second channel with a similar objective.

10) To ensure people get fresh vegetables at their doorsteps amid the Covid-19 induced curfew, chief minister N Biren Singh launched a mobile application for home delivery of the same.
👉 The ‘MOMA market mobile application’ can be downloaded from www.momamarket.com and it will also be available on Google Play Store soon.
▪️Manipur
👉CM :- Nongthombam Biren Singh
👉Governor :- Najma Heptulla
👉Khonghampat Orchidarium
👉Loktak Lake
👉Keibul-Lamjao National Park

11) India lost the ONGC Videsh Ltd-discovered Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf after Iran awarded a contract for developing the giant gas field to a local company.

12) Flipkart has appointed Dinkar Ayilavarapu, a partner at consulting firm Bain & Company, as vice president for corporate strategy at the e-commerce firm.
👉 He was a key member of Bain's Results Delivery and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practices in the Asia-Pacific region.
👉Flipkart CEO: Kalyan Krishnamurthy

13) International Invincible Gold Medal for 2021 has been conferred to Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
👉 He has been recognized for his extraordinary commitment and outstanding service to humanity through his writings, social and illustrious public life.
14) In Chhattisgarh, a virtual school is being set up so that children's education is not affected due to Corona crisis.
👉 Students from class 9 to 12 will be able to take admission in this virtual school. From the admission process to the studies and examinations, all the work will be on virtual platform.
▪️Chhattisgarh :-
Bhorumdeo Temple
Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve
Achanakmar Tiger Reserve
Indravati Tiger Reserve
Guru Ghasidas Tiger Reserve

15) As Rajasthan is seeing a surge in the number of cases Black Fungus (Mucormycosis), the state government declared the disease to be considered as an epidemic in the state.
👉 The state government declared this under "The Rajasthan Epidemic Diseases Act, 2020".
▪️ Rajasthan:-
CM - Ashok Gehlot
Governor - Kalraj Mishra
👉Amber Palace
👉Hawa Mahal
👉Ranthambore National Park
👉City Palace
👉Keoladeo Ghana National Park
👉Sariska National Park.
👉 Kumbhalgarh Fort

16) Environmental activist Sundarlal Bahuguna, a pioneer of the Chipko Movement against deforestation in the 1970s, died in Uttarakhand. He was 94 years old.
👉 A long-time follower of Gandhian principles, Mr Bahuguna transformed the spontaneous Chipko Movement into a turning point in India's forest conservation efforts.

17) Asia Cup T20 tournament, which was scheduled to be held in June in Sri Lanka, has been postponed indefinitely due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
▪️Board of Control for Cricket in India:-
President - Sourav Ganguly
Secretary - Jay Shah
Headquarters - Mumbai
Founded - December 1928

18) Cyclone Yaas is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal around 25 May’21, according to India Meteorological Department.
👉 This storm will be the 2nd to form in 2021 and the 1st over the Bay of Bengal in 2021.

19) International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has collaborated with Indian startup, Stupa Sports Analytics.

👉 It will provide Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled, real-time match and practice analytics solutions to leading players in all its 226 member associations (countries).
▪️International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)
Headquarters - Lausanne , Switzerland.

20) West Bengal Chief Minister has announced that a Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad) will be set up in the state.
👉 Only 6 states in India have a Legislative Council, namely, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.
▪️West Bengal :-
👉CM - Mamata Banerjee
👉GOVERNOR - Jagdeep Dhankhar
👉Folk Dances - Lathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Chhau, Santhali Dance
👉Kalighat Temple

21) Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has overtaken China’s Zhong Shanshan to become the second richest Asian in the world.
👉 He is now ranked at the 14th spot on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index with a net worth of $67.6B, as of May 21, 2021.
👉 Gautam Adani is now ranked behind Asia’s richest person, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani who is ranked 13th on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index with a net worth of $76.3B.

22) Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientists have grown human brain tissues called 'organoids' with help of a 3D Printed Bioreactor that they developed.
👉 The objective was to observe the brain tissues while they grow and develop a technology that can potentially accelerate medical and therapeutic discoveries for diseases such as cancer and neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

23) The 51st edition of the virtual Indian Handicrafts and Gift Fair, IHGF of Delhi was inaugurated.

👉 The fair is India’s largest virtual fair in the home, fashion, lifestyle, textiles, and furniture sector.
👉 The five-day virtual fair will help in giving a much needed push to the exports of handicrafts and generating additional employment in this cottage sector of Indian economy.
24) China successfully sent a new ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit as part of its effort to build an all-weather and round-the-clock dynamic ocean environment monitoring system which would provide early warning on marine disasters.
👉 The satellite was launched by a Long March-4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2D (HY-2D) satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.

25) The Andhra Pradesh Government has come up with AP Industrial Gasses and Medical Oxygen Manufacturing Policy 2021-22, under which incentives will be given to private players to set up oxygen plants.
▪️Andhra Pradesh :-
👉CM - Jaganmohan Reddy
👉Governor - Biswabhusan Harichandan
👉 Venkateswara Temple
👉Sri Bhramramma Mallikarjuna Temple

26) Chandigarh-based Jupitice Justice Technologies has launched the country’s first private digital platform to conduct virtual arbitration, conciliation, mediation and other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanisms.

27) JK Dutt, the former NSG director-general, passed away due to complications arising out of .
👉 Jyoti Krishan Dutt, a 1971-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the West Bengal cadre, headed the commando forces during the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
👉 He served as the DG of the National Security Guard (NSG) from August 2006 to February 2009, after which he retired from service.
▪️National Security Guard (NSG) :-
Founded - 22 September 1986
Headquarters - New Delhi

28) The Diving School of the Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy has conceptualised and designed an 'Oxygen Recycling System' (ORS) to address the existing Oxygen shortages.
▪️Ministry of Defence :-
Headquarters - New Delhi
Founded - 15 August 1947
👉Chief of Defence Staff (CDS):- General Bipin Rawat
👉Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) :- General Manoj Mukund Naravane
👉 Chief of the Navy Staff - Admiral Karambir Singh
👉Chief Of The Air Force Staff - Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

29) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed an antibody detection kit for spotting SARS-CoV-2 virus with a high sensitivity of 97% and specificity of 99%.
▪️Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO) :-
👉 Founded - 1958
👉 HeadQuarter - New Delhi
👉 Chairman - G. Satheesh Reddy
👉 Recent News - Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW)

30) The world's largest iceberg has calved from Antarctica over the past few days, a giant floating piece of ice close to 80 times the size of Manhattan. The iceberg broke off the western side of the Ronne Ice Shelf in Antarctica's Weddell Sea.
👉 The iceberg is shaped like a giant ironing board, measuring around 170 kilometres in length and 25 kilometres in width.

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