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DAILY GK UPDATES 11, 12 JANUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-11, 12 JANUARY 2015
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1)      WORLD HINDI DAY ON 10 JANUARY
Ø  10th January is being observed as World Hindi Day
Ø  Objective – To promote use of Hindi language abroad
Ø  On this day in 1975, the first world Hindi conference was organized in Nagpur.
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     World Hindi Day is being observed on:
a.       9th January
b.      10th January
c.       11th January
d.      12th January

2)      S.KHULLAR IS APPOINTED AS CEO OF NITI AAYOD
Ø  Sindhushra Khullar is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog
Ø  She will serve for one year
Ø  Government of India has replaced Planning Commission with a new institution named National Institution for Transforming India.
Ø  This institution will serve as think tank and policy formulation body.
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who among the following is appointed as CEO of NITI Aayog:
a.       S.Khullar
b.      Bibev Debroy
c.       V.K.Saraswat
d.      Usha Khullar

3)      FIRST CHINA- CELAC FORUM MEETING CONCLUDED IN BEIJING
Ø  The first ministerial meeting of China  and the community of Latin American and Caribbean states (CELAC) concluded in China.
Ø  The objective of this meeting is to deep political mutual trust, expanding co-operation and development between China and Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean region.
Ø  Next meeting will be held in Chile in 2018.
Ø  CELAC – is a regional bloc of Latin America and Caribbean Countries
Ø  It was establish in 2011 in Caracas, Venezuela
Ø  Total Membership – 33 countries
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     With Which of the following organization China concluded its Ist meeting
a.       SAARC
b.      CECAL
c.       EU
d.      APEX

4)      P.M MODI INAUGURATES 7TH VIBRANT GUJARAT SUMMIT
Ø  P.M Narendra Modi inaugurated 7th Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar
Ø  Vibrant Gujarat – It is business event
Ø  It was started by P.M Narendra Modi in 2003 as biennial event
Ø  Objective – Its objective is to provide single business leaders, investors, corporations and opinion makers.
Ø  For the first time , eight countries Canada, Japan, China, Australia, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa and US have participated
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Where is 7th Vibrant Gujarat summit being held
a.       Surat
b.      Ahmedabad
c.       Gandhinagar
d.      Surashtra

5)      UNION GOVERNMENT UNBLOCK 32 WEBSITES
Ø  Government of India has unblocked 32 websites which were blocked earlier in Nov, 2014, for carrying ant-India views and spreading banned terrorists outfit ISIs propaganda
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     How many websites are unblocked recently by Union Government
a.       30
b.      32
c.       35
d.      40

6)      DRDO SUCESSFULLY TESTS ADVANCE ELECTRONIC SUITE IN TEJAS-PVI AIRCRAFT
Ø  DRDO has successfully tested an advanced electronic warfare suite in light Combat Aircraft Tejas-PVI
Ø  EW Suite consists of Radar Warner and Jammer
Ø  It has capability to provide warning to the aircraft pilot in case of detection of a radar threat
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who has developed Electronic Warfare Suite:
a.       ISRO
b.      DRDO
c.       DCA
d.      MOD

7)      FIRST BUDDHA HERITAGE WALK IN BIHAR
Ø  People from 11 countries have participated in first Buddha Heritage Walk in Bihar
Ø  It is organized by Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation
Ø  They walk from Bodh Gaya to Rajgir (the trail which lord Buddha had taken 2543 years ago to reach Rajgir)
      EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Where is Buddha Heritage walk started:
a.       Bihar
b.      Gujarat
c.       U.P
d.      Assam
2.     How many countries participated in 1st Buddha Heritage Walk
a.       10
b.      12
c.       11
d.      15

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