Current Affairs Quiz Set 88 Which of the following has won the Right to Forgotten case in the top EU court? Amazon Facebook Google Apple S: c E- The EU's top court has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally. It means the firm only needs to remove links from its search results in Europe - and not elsewhere - after receiving an appropriate request. The ruling stems from a dispute between Google and a French privacy regulator. In 2015, CNIL ordered the firm to globally remove search result listings to pages containing damaging or false information about a person. Which of the following acquired neural interface startup CTRL-Labs? Facebook Google Amazon Apple S: b E- Facebook announced that it will acquire neural interface startup CTRL-Labs, a company that makes a wristband capable of transmitting electrical signals from the brain into computer input. The deal is worth somewhere between $500 million and $1 billion, is the most substantial acquisition Facebook has made in the last half decade, since it paid $2 billion to acquire virtual reality company Oculus VR in 2014. Who among the following are the founders of Google? Sergey Brin & Larry Page Larry Page & Sundar Picchai Jack Dorsey & Sergey Brin Jack Dorsey & Larry Page S: a E: Google celebrated its 21st birthday with an adorable and special doodle on 27 September. The search engine was founded by two Stanford Ph.D. students, Sergey Brin and Lawrence (Larry) Page, 21 years ago in September 1998. Larry and Sergey invented Google in their dormitories at Stanford in California. Consider the following for Exercise Tiger Triumph. It will be India and US’s first tri-services exercise. The first edition of the exercise will be conducted in Washington DC, US. Only I Only II Both I & II None of the above S: a E: India and the United States are set to hold their first tri-services exercise code-named "Tiger Triumph" at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in November this year. "India-US tri-services ''Exercise Tiger Triumph'' is being organised under the aegis of the headquarters of the Integrated Defence Staff. It is scheduled at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in November this year. Who among the following is the chairman of newly constituted Economic Advisory Council (EAC)? Bibek Debroy Ratan Wattal Rajiv Kumar Amitabh Kant S-a E- The Centre has reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) for a period of two years. The reconstituted advisory panel will come into effect from September 26, 2019. As per a government statement, economist Bibek Debroy will continue to be Chairman of the EAC-PM. Meanwhile, former NITI Aayog Principal Advisor Ratan P Watal will remain the Member Secretary of the panel. The EAC-PM has been reconstituted at a time when the economy is going through a tough phase. Several sectors have reported slump in performance and latest macro-economic numbers have reflected slowdown in economic growth. What is the name of trilateral maritime exercise of India, Japan and US? Malabar Tiger Triumph SNILEX Indira S-a E- India, the US and Japan began the 'Malabar 2019' trilateral maritime exercise in the Pacific Ocean. The exercise, in which the Indian Navy has deployed two ships, will end on October 4. Two frontline indigenously developed ships -- INS Sahyadri, INS Kiltan --have been deployed for the exercise. Sahyadri is a multi-purpose guided missile frigate while the Kiltan is an anti-submarine warfare corvette. The Indian Navy's Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, led the ships to Sasebo, Japan, where the exercise will be conducted. Which of the following is the 5000th railway station to be Wi-Fi enabled? Shahbad Midnapore Chandigarh Nabha S-b E- Midnapore in West Bengal became the 5000th railway station in the country to be Wi-Fi enabled, said Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. RailTel started the project of providing Wi-Fi facility at railway stations in January 2016 from Mumbai Central station in Maharashtra. It was the first station to have fast and free RailWire. RailTel roped in Tata Trust for providing Wi-Fi at B, C, D and E category stations across the country. Once completed all Railway stations (except the halt stations) of Indian Railways will have fast and free RailWire Wi-Fi. Who among the following is the first woman officer from the state to hold the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army? Ponung Doming Xi Chang Ponung Chang Xi Mia S-a E- An Army official from Arunachal Pradesh, Ponung Doming, created history after she became the first woman officer from the state to hold the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army. Doming was elevated from the post of a Major to that of a Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army. According to Hurun List 2019, who is the richest man in India? Mukesh Ambani Anil Ambani Cyrus Poonawala Azim Premji S-a E- With Rs 3.8 lakh crore net worth, Mukesh Ambani is India's richest man for the eighth consecutive year, as mentioned in the IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List 2019. The Reliance Industries chief is also the 8th richest man in the world. Following Ambani is London-based SP Hinduja and family with Rs 1.5 lakh crore. On the third spot is Wipro founder Azim Premji with Rs 1.2 lakh crore, while Cyrus Poonawalla bagged the fourth spot with Rs 89,800 crore. Who among the following has been appointed as the International Egg Commission chief? Mehul Chetri Anil Chittutri Sunil Chettri Suresh Chitturi S-d E- Suresh Chitturi, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of India's leading poultry firm Srinivasa Farms, has been appointed as chairman of the International Egg Commission(IEC) for the next two years. The appointment was made at the IEC Global Leadership Conference in Copenhagen in Denmark. Suresh Chitturi will be the first chair from Asia in the history of the institution, as he assumes the role as the Chairman of IEC. He will hold the position for the next two years. Who among the following has been appointed as the Vice Chief of Indian Air Force? HS Arora Rakesh Bhadauria Bipin Rawat BS Dhanoa S-a E- Air Marshal HS Arora has been appointed the Vice Chief of Indian Air Force. He will succeed Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria who will take over as the Chief of Air Staff on September 30. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC)? BS Dhanoa Bipin Rawat HS Arora Karambir Singh S-a E- Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat will take over as the new Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee succeeding Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, who retires from service by end of this month. The Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) comprises chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the senior most member is appointed its chairperson. The Chairman of COSC is tasked with ensuring synergy among the three services and evolve common strategy to deal with external security challenges facing the country. Who among the following became the first woman officer of the Indian Air Force to be elevated as the Flight Commander of a flying unit? Shaliza Dhami Bhawana Kasturi Ponung Doming Shubhangi Sharma S-a Who among the following will be honoured with the Dada Saheb Phalke award? Anil Kapoor Paresh Rawal Rishi Kapoor Amitabh Bachchan S-d E- Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been selected for Dada Saheb Phalke award for the year 2018 for his contribution to the Indian film industry. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Who among the following received Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat Mission? Narendra Modi Amitabh Bachchan Sachin Tendulkar Amit Shah S-a E- Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the 2019 Global Goalkeeper Award for Swachh Bharat Mission from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on October 2, 2014 by Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government. The award ceremony took place on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session. Global Goalkeeper Award is a "special recognition" by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The award celebrates a political leader who has "demonstrated their commitment to the Global Goals through impactful work in their country and/or globally."