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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 20 FEBRUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 20 FEBRUARY 2015
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1.      KRISHI KARMAN AWARD-2015:
Ø  Prime Minister  Narendra Modi Presented Krishi Karman Awards in a function Suratgarh in Sri Ganganagar District, Rajasthan.
Ø  PM as a chief guest launched a nationwide scheme, “soil health card” under which 14crore soil health cards will be issued over next 3 years.
Ø  States to get the awards were Punjab, Odisha, Meghalaya, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Gujrat.
        EXPECTED QUESTION
        Q.1 Who was the chief guest at KRISHI KARMAN Awrad function 2015?
A.      Radha Mohan Singh
B.      Narendra Modi
C.      Sonia Gandhi
D.      Smriti Rani
      Q.2 Which new scheme was launched by the PM at KRISHI KARMAN Award function 2015?
A.      Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
B.      Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
C.      Green Card For Farmer

D.      Soil Health Card
A.      Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
B.      Swachh Bharat Abhiya
C.      Green Card For Farm
D.      Soil Health Ca
2.      OIL MINISTRY’S SECRET PAPER’S LEAKED:
Ø  Controversy erupted  recently when Oil Ministry’s secret papers leaked yesterday.
Ø  5 Suspects were arrested by the Crime Branch of Delhi police for allegedly “stealing” confidential documents from the Ministry of petroleum and Natural Gas and selling them to private companies.
Ø  Notices to join the Investigation were sent to the officers of  RIl and ESSAR .
Note:- Dharmendra Pradhan is the petroleum Minister of India.
      EXPECTED QUESTION:-
      Q.3 Who is the Union Petroleum Minister?
A.      Uma Bhart
B.      Smriti Irani
C.      Dharmendra Pradhan
D.      Kalyan Singh

3.      GOVERNMENT GENERATES 80000CRORE RUPEES FROM COAL AUCTION:
Ø In a massive turnover of events recently, Union Government of India generated over, 80,000 crore rupees from Coal Auction.
Ø With only 21 coal blocks, the Govt. has generated a revenue of 80,000 crore rupees.
Ø There is a total of 204 coal blocks to be auctioned in various phases.
Note:- Coal Bearing states in India are Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh,West Bengal. Odisha, Maharashtra and Jharkhand.Piyush Goyal is the coal Minister

4.      NUCLEAR CAPABLE PRITHVI-II SUCCESSFULLY TEST-FIRED:
Ø  India successfully test-fired its Nuclear Capable missile.
Ø  Prithvi-II is Surface to Surface Missile with a strike range of 350 km.
Ø  Prithvi-II is Capable to carry 500kg. – 1000kg of Warheads.
Ø  The Missile was test fired from ITR, Chandipur, off ODISHA coast.
Ø  ITR- Intergrated Test range
Note- The Director of ITR is MVKV Prased.
EXPECTED QUESTION:-
Q.4 Which missile was test-fired by India?
A.        Agni-I
B.        PRITHVI-I
C.        PRITHVI-II
D.        PRITHVI-III.
Q.5 Which type of missile Prithvi-II is?
A.      Surface to Surface
B.      Surface to air
C.      Air to Air
D.      Surface to Water



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