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Friday, January 30, 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 30 JANUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-30 JANUARY 2015
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1)      S. JAYSHANKAR  IS NEW FOREIGN SECRETARY OF INDIA
Ø  India's Ambassador to the US, Dr. S Jaishankar was appointed as the Foreign Secretary 
Ø  He will have tenure of two years.   
Ø  He has replaced Sujata Singh( 1st woman foreign secretary of India)
Ø  Jaishankar as Ambassador to China is credited for his deft handling of tensions between New Delhi and Beijing over the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in 2013.
Ø  He is the India’s longest serving Ambassador to China.
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who is appointed as new foreign secretary of India
A.      Sujata Singh
B.      Arup Raha
C.      Anil Dhoval
D.     S Jayshankar

2)      FIRST EVER LINK OF RAILWAY BETWEEN KATRA AND BENGLUR
Ø  Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off ‘Yeshwant Pur Katra premium express’, the first direct Rail link between Katra and Bengluru on Thursday
EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Name of first ever Train between Katra and Bengluru
A.      Keshavpur premium express
B.      Bengluru Premium express
C.      Rajdhani express
D.     Yeshwant Pur Katra premium express

3)      SUBASH GHISINGH DIED
Ø  Subash Ghisingh the founder leader of separate homeland for Gorkhas died on Thursday.   
EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who was the founder leader of separate home land for Gorkhas who died recently
A.      Subash Ghisingh
B.      Mirnal Sen
C.      Amit Mitra
D.     S. Chatterjee
4) OPENING OF NEW COINS GALLERY
Ø  A New coins gallery will be opened  at Salarjung Museum (Hyderabad).
Ø  For the first time a rare collection ranging from the BC to the present times will be displayed.
EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Name of the museum where new coins gallery will be opened
A.      Salarjung museum
B.      prince of wales museum
C.      Bhau daji lad museum
D.     Indian Museum Calcutta

5)      AIRTEL  APPLIED FOR PAYMENTS BANK LICENSE
Ø  Airtel  M Commerce services ltd. ( AMSL) which is the holy subsidiary of Bharti Airtel; has applied for payments bank license that are issued by the RBI
Ø  Payments Bank:- are banks for providing small saving account and payments/remittance services to migrant labour work forces or small vendors.
 EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Which company has applied for payments Bank license
A.      Videocon 
B.      Reliance
C.      Bharti Airtel
D.     Tata docomo


Thursday, January 29, 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 JANUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-29 JANUARY 2015
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1)      ‘S.JAISHANKAR’ APPOINTED AS NEW FOREIGN SECRETARY
Ø  Union Government has appointed Subrabmanyan Jaishankar as the new Secretary of Ministry of External Affairs.
Ø  He will be replacing Sujatha Singh
Ø  Before this appointment, he was India’s Ambassador to United States.
 EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who has been appointed as new foreign Secretary of India
a.       Sujatha Singh
b.      Nirupama Rao
c.       Sushma Swaraj
d.      S.Jai Shankar

2)      K.DURGA PRASAD APPOINTED AS SPECIAL DG OF CRPF
Ø  K.Durga Prasad has been appointed as special Director General (D.G) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Ø  CRPF is the largest Central Armed Police force of India
Ø  It works under Ministry of Home Affairs
               EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who is appointed as the Special DG of CRPF:
a.       K.Durga Prasad
b.      Dalbir Singh
c.       Subash Kashyap
d.      Anup Raha

3)      MAHARASHTRA TO OBSERVE SPETEMBER 17 AS INDUSTRIES DAY
Ø  Government of Maharashtra has announced that Sep 17 will be observed as Industries day in each district
Ø  It will be observed to promote industrial growth in State
               EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Which day has been observed as Industries day by Maharashtra government
a.       16th Sep
b.      17th sep
c.       18th sep
d.      19th sep

4)          SEA ABOTT WON BRADMAN YOUNG CRICKETER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Ø  Australian Cricketer Sean Abbott has won Bradman Young Cricketer of the year award 2015.
Ø  Sean Abbott is the bowler
               EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who has won Bradman young Cricketer of the year award, 2015:
a.       Sean Abbott
b.      Phillip Hughes
c.       Bret lee
d.      Shane Watson

5)      D.P. SINHA IS NEW SECRETARY (SECURITY) IN THE CABINET SECRETARIAT
Ø  Divya Prakash Sinha is appointed as Secretary (security) in the Cabinet Secretariat by Cabinet Committee on appointments.
Ø  He will succeed Yashovardhan Azad
Ø  Prior to this, he was special director with Intelligence Bureau (IB)
Ø  He is IPS officer (1979 batch) of Manipur –Tripura cadre
               EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who among the following is appointed as Secretary (security) in the Cabinet Secretariat:
a.       U.K.Sinha
b.      Ajit Sinha
c.       D.P Sinha
d.      Ranjit Sinha

6)      ‘LIBBY LANE’ IS APPOINTED AS ENGLAND’S FIST FEMALE BISHOP
Ø  Church of England has appointed Libby Lane as its first female bishop at York Minister, England.
Ø  By appointing her, Church of England ended its 500 years old male dominated tradition
               EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who has been appointed as England’s first female Bishop:
a.       Libby Lane
b.      Seana William
c.       Alina
d.      Elizabeth

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 28 JANUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-28 JANUARY 2015
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1)  ASHOK CHAKRA TO MAJOR MUKUND AND NAIK NEERAJ KUMAR
Ø  Wives of Shaeed Major Mukund Varadarajar 57 Rashtriya Rifles and Naik Neeraj Kumar, 44 Rashtriya Riffles, who showed valor, extreme courage and self sacrifice, while serving our Nation in Jammu and Kashmir , received Ashok Chakra, highest Peacetime Military Award by President Pranab Mukharjee on 26th Jan 2015, 66th Republic Day.
MILITARY AWARDS
WARTIME
PEACETIME
1.      PRAMVIR CHAKRA
1.      ASHOK CHAKRA
2.      MAHAVIR CHAKRA
2.      KIRTI CHAKRA
3.      VIR CHAKRA
3.      SHAURYA CHAKRA

EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Which is the highest Military honour in Peace:
a.       Ashok Chakra
b.      Paramvir Chakra
c.       Vir Chakra
d.      Sena Medal

2)         KALYAN SINGH- NEW HP GOVERNOR
Ø  Two time UP Chief Minister , who was in controversy for involvement in Babri Masjid demolition case, was sworned as Rajasthan Governor in August 2014, has now given additional charge of Himachal Pradesh as Governor
Ø  Recently Kaptan Singh Solanki, governor of Haryana has preceded Shiv Raj Singh Patil and has given additional charge of Governor of Punjab and AdministratorChandigarh.
Ø  Punjab and Haryana were separated in 1st November 1966, with the recommendation of Shah Committee
Ø  1st C.M of Punjab – Gopi Chand Bhagna
Ø  1st C.M of Haryana Bhagwat Dyal Sharma
Ø  1st Governor of Punjab – Chander Lal Trivedi
Ø  1st Governor of Haryana – Dharam veer
         EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who has been given additional charge of Governor of H.P:
a.       Kaptan Singh Solanki
b.      Shivraj Singh Patel
c.       Kalyan Singh
d.      Vir Bhadar Singh

3)         OBAMA LEFT INDIA FOR SAUDI ARABIA
Ø  3 day visit
Ø  Coffee/tea at Hyderabad House with Prime Minister
Ø  Address at Sirifort
Ø  Only US President as Chief Guest to Republic Day Parade
Ø  Pay homage at Raj Ghat

          

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