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DAILY GK UPDATES 20 JANUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-20 JANUARY 2015
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1) PAHLAJ NIHALANI APPOINTED NEW CENSOR BOARD CHAIRPERSON
Ø  Union Government has appointed Filmmaker PahlajNihalani as Chairperson of Central board of film Certification
Ø  He will be in office for three years
Ø  CBFC- It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
EXPECTED QUESTIONS
1.     Who among the following has been appointed as chairperson of CBFC
a.       PahlajNihalani
b.      Leela Samson
c.       Chandra Parkash
d.      Jeevitha

2) POLITICAL SCIENTIST RAJNI KOTHARI

Ø  Eminent Political Scientist, scholar and former Planning Commission member Rajni Kothari passed away
Ø  His famous works are:
Ø  Caste in Indian Politics (1970)
Ø  Politics in India
Ø  Rethinking Democracy (1973)
EXPECTED QUESTIONS
1.     Who was Rajni Kothari
a.       Economist
b.      Sportsperson
c.       Singer
d.      Political Scientist

3) 8TH EDITION OF WORLD FUTURE ENERGY SUMMIT, 2015 AT ABU DHABI
Ø  The World Future Energy Summit, 2015 has begun in Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Ø  It will provide platform for commercial solution to clean and green energy
EXPECTED QUESTIONS
1.      where is 8th edition of World Future Energy Summit,2015 to be held:
a.       Sanna City
b.      Jordan
c.       Abu Dhabi
d.      Yamen

4) FIRST SUCCESSFUL ORGAN DONATION FROM NEWBORN TAKES PLACE IN UK

Ø  The donor was six day who had died due to poor health
Ø  Doctors from UK carried out the first successful organ donation from a new born body
Ø  It is considered as milestone in neonatal care after donor’s kidney and liver were used to save the lives of two.
EXPECTED QUESTIONS
1.     In which country successful organ donation from new born is done
a.       USA
b.      UK
c.       India

5) WORLD CONGRESS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 2018 WILL BE HOSTED BY HYDRABAD

Ø  National Association of Software and services (NASSCOM) and Telangana C.M K.ChandershakharRao decided to hold the event World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) in 2018.
Ø  Theme- ‘Future of Enterprises’
Ø  This will be the first WCIT to be held in India
EXPECTED QUESTIONS
1.     Where will be WCIT , 2018 held:
a.       India
b.      US
c.       UK
d.      Russia

6) INDIAN-AMERICAN FRANK ISLAM CONFERRED WITH MARTIN LUTHER KING AWARD

Ø  Martin Luther King Award is presented to Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Islam
Ø  He was given this award for his for his efforts in international service and civil engagement.
Ø  Martin Luther King Award is on annual award which was started in 1991.
EXPECTED QUESTIONS
1.     Who among the following is presented with Martin Lither King Award
a.       Aziz Qureshi
b.      Frank Islam
c.       SulemanArif
d.      Peter Islam

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