DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 18-FEBRUARY 2015
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NATIONAL FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. DEEPIKA MISRA MAKES IT TO “SARANG”:
Ø Squardan Leader DeepikaMisra becomes the first and the only woman pilot to make it to the Saranghelicopter acrobatic display team of Indian Air force.
Ø She has the responsibility as the team safety officer at “ Aero India “ tomorrow in Bengaluru.
Ø The display of IAS Sarang helicopterteam is one of the two helicopter display teams in the world, other is ‘Blue Eagles’ of the British army.
Q.1 Who is the First woman to be a part of Sarang team?
C. Anjali Gupta
D. Nicole Malachowski
2. ANTI DUMPING DUTY IMPOSED AT IMPORTS OF GRAPHITE ELECTRODES:
Ø Indian Government has decided to impose an Anti Dumping Duty at Imports of Graphite electrodes.
Ø Anti Dumping Duty is imposedon for a period of 5 years on the recommendation of DGAD.
Ø Graphite electrodes are used mainly for melting of steel.
Note – DGAD- Directorate General of Anti-Dumping Duty.
A. Shashi Kant Sharma
3. RAJINDER PURI DIES:
Ø Rajinderpuri dies at an age of 80.
Ø He was an eminent Indian cartoonist, veteran columnist and political activist..
4. 10TH EDITION OF “AERO INDIA” IS SET TO TAKE OFF TOMORROW:
Ø The Largest Asian aerospace and Defence exhibition, ‘Aero India’ is all set for its 10th edition in Bengaluru.
Ø The show will be inaugurated by the honourable prime minister of India, ShriNarendramodi.
Ø Around 328 foreign and 295 Indian companies are going to participate in the show.
Ø USA is the leading participant with its 64 companies followed by france-58,UK-48 and Russia-41.
Note- Aero-India 2015’ is focused on”Make in India”.
Q.2 Which is the leading participant country in Aero-India 2015?
B. United Kingdom
Q.3 What is the focues of Aero-India 2015?
A. Make in India
B. Made In India
D. Manufacture in India
INTERNATIONAL FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. WHITE HOUSE TERROR SUMMIT:
Ø India is going to participate along with 60 others countries in White house Terror Summit.
Ø US calls for a 3-Day Summit in Washington on “countering violent extremism”.
Ø Summit will took place in the backdrop of alarming growth of ISIS and recent terrorists attack in France and Denmark.
Ø R N Ravi , Chairman of the powerful Joint Intelligence committee is representing India.
Q.4 Which country recently hosted terror Summit?
Q.5 Who was Indian representative at white house Terror Summit?
C. Dalbir Singh Suhag
D. R N Ravi