Rivers, Rajasthan - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Which state became the first in India to launch a free email address in Hindi for residents?

a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Rajasthan
d. Gujarat
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Rajasthan

Now access email IDs in Hindi in Rajasthan!

Rajasthan has become the first state in India to launch free email addresses in Hindi for its residents.

The facility will be available at name@rajasthan.bharat (in Devanagari script).

The initiative aims to ensure maximum participation of people towards e-governance and ensure that maximum government facilities are available in vernacular language.

The project is being implemented by state IT department with partnership in form of in-sourcing with private IT companies.

This initiative is small part of 'Rajasthan DigiKit' which has seen enrollment of more than one crore people from the state.

The first e-mail ID from this initiative was created by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje with id casundhara@rajasthan.bharat (in Devnagari).

All government personnel in state will soon have an email id in Hindi too.

The Hindi email ID will be offered to all the Internet users.

2)   Brahmaputra is known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet. It enters India in Arunachal Pradesh where it is known as

a. Kameng
b. Lohit
c. Dibang
d. Siang
Answer  Explanation 


It is known as Dihang or Siang. The Brahmaputra enters India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, where it is called Siang. It makes a very rapid descent from its original height in Tibet, and finally appears in the plains, where it is called Dihang.