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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 APRIL 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 29 APRIL 2015
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1. MAGNUS CARLSEN WON SHANKIR CHESS TOURNAMENT:
i.  Norway’s Magnus Carlsen has won Shamkir Chess Tournament.
ii. World  Champion Magnus Carlsen defeated Rauf Mamedov of Azerbaijan in the Final.
iii.  India’s Vishwanath Anand, five time world Chess champion drew his final mactch with Fabiano Caruana of Italy to secure second spot.
About Azerbaijan –
·         Capital – Baku
·         Currency – Manat
·         President – Iiham Aliyev
·         Prime Minister – Artur Rasizade
About Italy-
·         Capital – Rome
·         Currency – Euro
·         President – Sergio Mattarella
·         Prime Minister – Matteo Ranzi
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. What is the currency of Azerbaijan?
a.       Peso
b.      Euro
c.       Manat
d.      Dinar
Q2. Who Won Shakmir Chess Tournament?
a.       Vishwanath Anand
b.      Rauf Mamedov
c.       Fabiano Caruana
d.      Magnus Carlsen

2.   CALBUCO VOLCANO ERUPTED AFTER 42 YEARS:
A.   Calbuco Volcano of Chile erupted twice ater 42 years.
B. Capital of Chile – Santiago
C.  Currency of Chile – Peso
D.  President of Chile – Michelle Bachelet
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Calbuco Volcano erupted after 42 years in which nation?
a.       Spain
b.      Brazil
c.       Chile
d.      Uruguay

3. NAVY DEPARTED INS TARANGINI FOR LOKAYAN-2015:
A. Indian Navy has departed INS Tarangini, the Sail Training ship of Indian Navy for Lokayan, 2015.
B. Theme for Lokayan-2015 is, ‘ Taking for a Broader Reach’.
C. INS Tarangini was flagged off by Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba.
Note: About 300 Sail ships of various sizes from all over the world are expected to participate this year. INS Tarangini left from Kochi.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Indian Navy departed which ship for Lokayan – 2015?
a.       INS VIRAAT
b.      INS TARAGINI
c.       INS KOLKATA
d.      INS SATPURA


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 28 APRIL 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 28 APRIL 2015
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1. ANIL KAPOOR HONOURED WITH PANDIT DINANATH MANGESHKAR AWARD:
i.  Anil Kapoor is honoured with Pandit Dinanath Mangeshkar Award, 2015.
ii.  The award was presented by noted historian and writer Babasaheb Purandare.
iii.  Along with Anil Kapoor Marathi Actor Dilip Prabhavalkar is also conferred with the award.

2.   INDIA CROWNED CHAMPIONS AT PRESIDENT’S CUP BOXING TOURNAMENT:
i. India is crowned champions for the first time at 22nd President’s cup Boxing tournament.
ii. India topped the list with 33 points which includes 4 Gold and 1 Bronze followed by Mongolia.
iii. More than 130 boxers from 30 countries participated in the tournament.
iv. President’s Cup Boxing tournament held at Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia.
v.  Boxer’s Who won Gold for India are:
NAME
CATEGORY
DEFEATED
Shamjet Sabam Sarjubala
48 kg Women’s
Iseva Joya (Russia)
Pinki Jagra
51 kg Women’s
Namdomtsetseg (Mongolia)
Rakesh Kumar
69 kg Men’s
Hiroaki Kinjo (Japan)
Harpal Singh
75 kg Men’s
Jee Deok Seong (Korea)

3. BANK OF BARODA TIES UP WITH UAE EXCHANGE:
i.  India’s foreign Bank, Bank of Baroda has tied up with UAE Exchange for Instant Money transfer.
ii. Instant Money Transfer facility will be provided to Bank’s NRI customers.
iii. NRI – Non-Resident Indians.

4. BMB WON ASIAN BANKER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
i.  Bhartiya Mahila Bank has won the Asian Banker Achievement Award, 2015.
ii. BMB is awarded for Technology Implementation in the Category of Best Outsourcing Project.
Note: Usha Ananthasubramanian is CMD of Bhartiya Mahila Bank
CMD – Chairman and Managing Director

5. GOPINATH PILLAI AWARDED WITH OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD:
i.  Indian-Origin Diplomat, Gopinath Pillai is awarded with the Outstanding Service Award for his services in Singapore.
ii.  The Award were organized by National University of Singapore (NUS).
iii. Gopinath Pillai is the special envoy to Andhra Pradesh.


Monday, April 27, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 26,27 APRIL 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 26-27 APRIL 2015
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1. WORLD MALARIA DAY OBSERVED ON 25TH APRIL:
i. World Malaria Day was observed globally on 25th April, 2015.
ii. World Malaria Day 2015 was observed with the theme, “Invest in the future, defeat Malaria”.
iii. World Malaria Day was instituted by World Health Organization (WHO) and is among the eight official global public Health Campaigns marked by WHO.
Note: 8 Global Public Health Campaigns marked by WHO are:


a.      World Health Day
b.     World Blood Donor Day
c.      World Immunization Week
d.     World Tuberculosis Day
e.      World No Tobacco Day
f.        World Aids Day
g.      World Hepatitis Day
h.     World Malaria Day



2.   INDIA’S HEALTH CARE PORTAL INAUGURATED:
i.  PM Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s Health Care Portal.
ii. India’s Healthcare portal was inaugurated at the SAARC trade mart in the global exhibition on services.
iii. The Healthcare portal can be seen at www.indiahealthcaretourism.com

3. RUSSIA AND ARGENTINA SIGNED CO-OPERTION AGREEMENTS:
i. Russia and Argentina have singed co-operation agreements on economic and energy co-operation.
ii. Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner signed the agreement with his counterpart Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Russia
Argentina
Capital – Moscow
Currency – Ruble
Capital – Buenos Aires
Currency - Peso

4. INDIA DELIEVERS 3 HELICOPTERS TO AFGHANISTAN:
i. India has delivered 3 Cheetal Helicopters to Afghanistan.
ii. The news that India has delivered 3 unarmed helicopters to Afghanistan was confirmed by the Minister of State for Defense Rao Inderjit Singh.
iii. India will also provide training to Afghan  pilots to use these helicopters.

5.   EARTHQUAKE STRUCKED IN INDIA AND NEPAL:
i. An Earthquake of Magnitude 7.9 was strucked in Nepal and North India.
ii. The Epicenter of the Earthquake was in Nepal which experienced the major destruction claiming almost 2000 lives.
iii. The tremors of the Quake were felt in Bihar, Jharkhand, U.P. Rajasthan, M.P., West Bengal, Haryana, Assam and Punjab.
Note: (a)This earthquake was the worst in Himalayan Nation in over 80 years.
      (b) Bihar Government has announced Rs. 4 lakh compensation amount for any life lost due to this earthquake.


Saturday, April 25, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 25 APRIL 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 25 APRIL 2015
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1. NATIONAL PANCHAYATI RAJ DAY OBERVED:
i. National Panchayati Raj day was observed around the nation on 24th April, 2015.
ii. The day is observed to mark the passing of the constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24th April 1993.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. When is National Panchayati Raj Day observed?
a.       25th April                                   
b.      31st October
c.       24th April
d.      3rd November

2.   NAVAL EXERCISE VARUNA COMMENCED AT GOA:
i.    Indo-French Naval Exercise Varuna-15 commenced at Goa.
ii.  This the fourteenth edition of the 10-day long naval exercise between India and France.
iii.  Last Naval exercise between India and France, Varuna -12 was conducted at Toulan in France.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. With Which country India commence the Naval Exercise Varuna?
a.       USA
b.      France
c.       China
d.      Germany

3. CHINA AND PAKISTAN SIGNED AN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR PLAN:
i. China and Pakistan have signed an agreement on economic corridor plan worth 46 billion US dollars.
ii. The agreement was signed between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan’s PM Nawaz Sharif.
iii.  Chinese Spending has exceeded that of the United States which had given 31 billion US dollars to Pakistan since 2002.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Which country has decided to provide 46 billion US dollars to Pakistan?
a.       India
b.      China
c.       USA
d.      Russia

4. WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT, 2015:
i.  World Happiness Report, 2015 is published by SDSN.
ii.  Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) is on initiative under the United Nations.
iii.  The report was topped by Switzerland followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada.
Note: Report examined 158 countries and is aimed at influencing government policy.


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