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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

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