Which state has launched Ganga Hariteema Yojana?
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Uttar Pradesh
The state government of Uttar Pradesh has launched Ganga Hariteema Yojana in 27 districts located on the bank of Ganga.
The scheme aims at enhancing green cover in catchment areas of river Ganga and control land erosion.
Tree plantation will be carried out in 1 Km areas from banks of the river.
 Which country hosted the 2018 International Conference on Human Rights in South Asia?
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Nepal hosted the three-day international conference.
Theme of the conference: ‘Identifying challenges and assessing progress: addressing impunity and human rights in South Asia’.
 What was the theme of the 2018 World Autism Awareness Day?
[A] Empowering women and girls with autism
[B] Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination
[C] Employment: The Autism Advantage
[D] Celebrating the ability within the disability of autism
[Empowering women and girls with autism]
World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2 April every year.
 The joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise ‘Sahyog – Hyeoblyeog 2018’ was held between India and which country?
[A] South Korea
The exercise was conducted in Bay of Bengal off the Chennai coast in Tamil Nadu.
 What was the theme of 2018 World Health Day?
[A] Universal Health Coverage
[B] Depression: Let’s talk
[C] Halt the rise: beat diabetes
[D] Good health adds life to years
[Universal Health Coverage]
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April.
 India’s first high-speed electric locomotive has been flagged off from which state?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Tamil Nadu
The 12,000 horsepower high-speed electric locomotive has been flagged off from Bihar’s Madhepura loco factory.
With this India will join the countries like Russia, China, Germany and Sweden, which have 12,000 horsepower and above electric locomotives.
 Which institute has been adjudged the overall best Indian university in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF-2018)?
[A] Indian Institute of Technology Madras
[B] Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
[C] Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
[D] Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
[Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru]
The Indian Institute of Science (IISC) in Bengaluru was adjudged the overall best institution in the country.
Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) has been adjudged the best engineering college and the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) the best management institution.
 Which city hosted the Global Logistics Summit 2018?
[D] New Delhi
The Global Logistics Summit (GLS-2018) was held in New Delhi from April 5-6, 2018.
The summit was organized by Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and World Bank Group.
 Niranjan Thomas Alva, who passed away recently, was the noted personality from which field?
Niranjan Thomas Alva was a Supreme Court lawyer.
He was husband of Congress leader Margaret Alva.
One of the landmark litigations he lead resulted in women flight attendants in the Air India getting the same rights and privileges as their male counterparts including full retirement benefits and the right to bear children.
 Which country hosted the first International conference on ‘Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership’?
The first international conference on ‘Water, Environment and Climate Change: Knowledge Sharing and Partnership’ was held in Kathmandu.
The basic objective of the conference was to bring together professionals, academicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, government and non-government institutions to discuss and deliberate on challenges, opportunities and strategies related to water and environmental issues.