1. Where is the headquarters of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)?
[D]New York Ans: Geneva
India has recently become an associate member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. The agreement was signed by Dr. Sekhar Basu, Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary and CERN Director General Dr. Fabiola Gianotti in Mumbai, Maharashtra. With this membership, India will enhance participation of young scientists and engineers in various CERN projects and bring back knowledge for deployment in the domestic programmes. It will also open opportunities for Indian industries to participate directly in the CERN project. The headquarters of the CERN is located at Geneva, Switzerland.
1. The 2016 World Travel Market (WTM) has started in which city?
[D]Berlin Ans: London
The 2016 World Travel Market (WTM), the leading global event for the travel industry, has started in London, United Kingdom (UK). The 3-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry will be attended by almost 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and international press. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India (GoI) has participated as Official Premier Partner at WTM London 2016.