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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 24 APRIL 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 24 APRIL 2015
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1. WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY OBSERVED ACROSS WORLD:
.    UN has observed World Book and Copyright Day across the world on 23rd April 2015.
.    UNESCO has designated Inchon, South Korea as the World Book Capital for the year 2015
.    World Book Day was celebrated first time on 23rd April 1995 by UNESCO.
.    UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Which city is designated as World Book capital for the year 2015?
a.       Seoul
b.      Paris
c.       Inchon
d.      London
2.   VIVEK MURTHY TOOK OATH AS THE NEW US SURGEON GENERAL:
.         Indian-American Vivek Murthy took oath as 19th US Surgeon General.
.    Vivek Murthy’s oath was administered by the Vice-President of US, Joe Biden.
.    Vivek Murthy succeeded Boris D. Lushniak to be the youngest ever in charge of US Public Health
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Who is the youngest US Surgeon General?
a.       Vivek Murthy
b.      Donald L. Weaver
c.       Boris D Lushniak
d.      Andry F. Monley

3. KPMG ELECTED NEW CEO AND CHAIRMAN:
.    Renowned US Accounting firm KPMG elected Lynne Doughite to be the new CEO and Chairman.
.    Lynne Doughite succeeded John Veihmeyer to be the first women CEO and Chairman of KPMG International
.    KPMG is among the World’s leading professional services and one of the four biggest accounting firms is US.
.    CEO –Chief Executive Officer
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. What is KPMG?
a.       NGO
b.      UN Body
c.       Financial Organization
d.      Accounting Firm
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4. SHAHRUKH KHAN HONOURED WITH DADASAHEB PHALKE AWARD:
.    Bollywood king Shahrukh Khan is honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke film foundation Award 2015.
.    Shahrukh Khan was conferred with the award for his performance in the movie ‘ Happy New Year’
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Which Actor Won Dadasaheb Phalke film foundation Award 2015?
a.       Salman Khan
b.      Shahrukh Khan
c.       Amitabh Bachchan
d.      Aamir Khan
5. RAILWAYS LAUNCHED NEW MOBILE APP ‘UTSONMOBILE’:
.    Railway ministry has launched a new mobile app, ‘Utsonmobile’ for paperless unreserved tickets.
.    The application will cover 15 stations between Egmore and Tambram Suburban sections in Chennai of the southern Railway.
.    The application is developed by centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS).
Note: Suresh Prabhu is Union Railway Minister.
EXPECTED QUESTION FROM THIS CURRENT AFFAIRS NEWS
Q1. Who is the Union Railway Minister?
a.       Sadananda Gowda
b.      Ananth Kumar
c.       Suresh Prabhu
d.      Jagat Prakash Nadda
6. PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE OF INDIA SUSPENDED BY SPORTS MINISTRY:
.    Union Sports ministry has suspended the recognisation of Paralympics Committee of India (PCI)
.    PCI was suspended for poor management and conduct of 15th National Para Athletics Championships held in Ghaziabad.
.    Earlier PCI was indefinitely suspended by the International Paralympics Committee (IPC).

Note: Sarvanan Sonwal is the Union Sports Minister.

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