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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 13 FEBRUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 13 FEBRUARY 2015
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 NATIONAL
1) 3 MEMBER SIT TO LOOK INTO 1984 ANTI-SIKH RIOTS:
Ø  Union Government of India set up a 3-member SIT to look into 1984 Anti-Sikh riots.
Ø  IPS officer Pramod Asthana will lead the team.
Ø  Other members of the SIT are Shri Kumar Gyansh, Additional Deputy commissioner of Police, New Delhi and Rakesh Kapoor, a retired district and session Judge.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
1.     Who is the head of the SIT to probe 1984 Anti-Sikh riots?
a.       Shri Kumar Gyansh
b.      Rakesh Kapoor
c.       Pramod Asthana
d.      Harpreet Singh

INTERNATIONAL
1)   LEADERS GATHER IN MINSK FOR UKRAINE CRISIS SUMMIT:
Ø  Leaders from 4 nations gathered in Minsk, Belarus for Ukraine crisis Summit.
Ø  Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine yields a peace deal.
Ø  Leaders from nations who attended the summit are.
A.Russia – Vladimir Putin (President)
B. Germany – Angelo Markel (Chancellar)
C. Ukraine – Petro Poroshenko (President)
D. France – Francois Hollande (President)
E. Belarus – Alexander Lukasherko (President)
Note – Minsk is the capital of Belarus
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
1.     Who is the president of Russia?
a.       Angela Markel
b.      Francois Hallande
c.       Vladimir Putin
d.      Alexander Hukashenko
2.     Who is the president of Ukraine?
a.       Petro Porpshenko
b.      Alexander Hukashenko
c.       Vladimir Putin
d.      Francois Hallande

2)  INDIAN ORIGIN SCIENTIST WINS US RESEARCH AWARD:
Ø  An Indian Origin Scientist, Gurpreet Singh wins $ 500,000 Research Award.
Ø  Gurpreet Singh won this Award to develop ultrathin metal sheets that can help produce better rechargeable batteries.
Ø  This Award is known as National Science Foundation Career Award.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
1.     Who won National Science Foundation Career Award?
a.       Harpreet Singh
b.      Gurpreet Singh
c.       Amartya Sen
d.      Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

SPORTS 
1)   ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP KICK STARTS :
Ø  ICC Cricket World Cup starts on Thursday.
Ø  Srilanka takes on New Zealand for the first match.
Ø  There will be a total of 49 matches.
Ø  Total teams participating are 14.
Ø  Australia and New Zealand are the combined host for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Note: India is the only team to win a World cup at home in 2011.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
1.     Who is the host of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015?
a.       South Africa
b.      Australia and New Zealand
c.       England
d.      India and Sri Lanka
2.     How many teams are playing in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015?
a. 14
b. 13
c. 15
d. 16
2)   HARYANA BOY BREAKS NATIONAL RECORD IN 35TH NATIONAL GAMES:
Ø  Haryana Boy, Rajinder Singh breaks National Record in 35th National Games.
Ø  Rajinder Singh Breaks the Eight year old Mark to win Gold in Javelin throw.
Ø  Rajinder Singh breaks the earlier National Record of 80.72 m by Anil Kumar Singh, with a massive throw of 82.23 m.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
1.     Rajinder Singh is associated wih which game?
a.       Basketball
b.      Long Jump
c.       Javelin Throw
d.      High Jump


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