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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 15, 16 MARCH 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 15-16 2015
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1) FORMER MALDIVES PRESIDENT JAILED FOR 13 YEARS:
Ø  Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is sentenced to 13 yrs in prison.
Ø  Mohamed Nasheed has been put behind the bars for allegedly ordering a senior judge arrested while in office in 2012.
Ø  Mohammed Nasheed was the country’s first democratically elected President.
NOTE:
·         Yameen Abdul Gayoom is the current president of Maldives.
·         Next presidential election in the Island nation is due in 2018.
·         Capital of Maldives – Male
·         Currency of Maldives – Maldivian Rufiyaa
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS Free CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q.1 Who is the president of Maldives?
A.      Andulla Naseen Mohamed
B.      Yameen Abdul Gayoom
C.      Mohammed Nasheed
D.     Mohamed Jameel Ahmed

2)   NASA LAUNCHED 4 IDENTICAL SPACECRAFTS:
Ø  In a billion dollar mission to study the explosive give and take of the earth and sun’s magnetic fields, NASA has recently launched 4 identical spacecrafts.
Ø  Headquarter of NASA – Washington D.C.
Ø  NASA is the US’s Government Agency.
Ø  NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Ø  President of NASA – Dwight D.Eisenhower.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q.1 Where is the headquarter of NASA?
A.      New York
B.      Beijing
C.      Tokyo
D.     Washington DC

3)   PAKISTAN LAUNCHED BARQ MISSILE:
Ø  Pakistan Successfully test fired its first indigenous all-weather armed drone and a laser guided missile named Burraq.
Ø  After successfully test of Burraq, Pakistan became the 9th country around the globe to develop an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) domestically.
Ø  Burraq has the ability to fly in all weather conditions and strike its target with pinpoint accuracy.
Note: General Raheel Shariff is the Chief of Army Staff in Pakistan.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q.1 Which country became the 9th country in the world to launch all weather armed drone?
a.       India
b.      North Korea
c.       Pakistan
d.      South Korea

4)   FACEBOOK ACQUIRED E-COMMERCE GIANT THE FIND:
Ø  Social Networking giant Facebook acquired the shopping search engine, ‘The Find’.
Ø  Facebook has moved into the e-commerce for the first time after acquiring ‘The Find’
Ø  The find was a discovery shopping search engine founded in 2006.
Note: CEO of ‘The  Find’: Siva Kumar
Ø  Facebook was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg.
Ø  Headquarter of Facebook is at Menlo Park, California, US.

5)   KIDAMBI SRIKANTH WON GOLD TITLE IN SWISS OPEN GRAND PRIX:
Ø  Indian Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Title of Badminton.
Ø  Srikanth Defeated Denmark’s Viktor Alexson in the final at Basel in Switzerland.
Ø  Capital of Denmar : Copenhagen.
Ø  Currency of DenmarK: Danish Krone.
Ø  Prime Minister of Denmark : Helle Thoming-Schmidt.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q.1 Who won the gold title in Swiss Open Grand Prix?
a.       Viktor Alexson
b.      Pulela Gopichand
c.       Lee Chong Wei
d.      Kidambi Srikanth

6)   BRITISH WRITER LAUNCHED A BOOK ON MODI:
Ø  The Modi Effect: a book on Narendra Modi’s Victory in General Elections last year, is launched by a British Writer ,Lance Price.
Ø  The Modi Effect, reveals the inside story of the Campaign.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q.1 Who is the author of the book, The Modi Effect?
a.       J.K. Rowling
b.      Jane Austen
c.       Lance Price
d.      George Orwell


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