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Thursday, February 19, 2015

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 FEBRUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 FEBRUARY 2015
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FREE NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
1) FOOD GRAIN PRODUCTION MAY DECLINE BY 3 PERCENT:
Ø  India’s food grain production is expected to decline by 3% to 257.07 million tonnes due to deficient monsoon rain last year.
Ø  Last year’s record production was 265.67 million tonnes whereas for current year it was lowered by 8.5 million tonnes.
Ø  Production of rice, coarse cereals and pulses was lower.
Ø  Report was published by the agriculture Ministry.
Note - Radha Mohan Singh is the Agriculture Minister of India

2) D. RAMA NAIDU DIES AT 78:
Ø  Renowned Telugu producer Daggubati Rama Naidu died at an age of 78, fighting cancer.
Ø  Rama Naidu was awarded with DadasahebPhalke award in 2009 for his contribution to cinema.
Ø  Rama Naidu had also been honoured with Padma Bhushan in 2012.
EXPECTED QUESTION:-
Q.1 When did D Rama Naidu winDadasahebPhalke award?
A.      2007
B.      2009
C.      2010
D.     2012
FREE BANKING CURRENT AFFAIRS
3) SWISS POLICE RAIDS HSBC BANK:
Ø  Swiss police Raided HSBC’s Geneva office.
Ø  HSBC Bank is under inquiry into alleged money laundering.
ABOUT HSBC BANK:-
Ø  HSBC is a private bank founded in 1865 as Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking corporation with its headquarter at London, United Kingdom.
EXPECTED QUESTION:
Q.2 Where is the headquarter of HSBC Bank?
A.      Hong Kong
B.      Shanghai
C.      Beijing
D.     London
Q.3 Which Bank is under Scrutiny for money Laundering case?
A.       SBI
B.      HSBC
C.      AXIS
D.     HDFC
FREE INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS
4)CROATIA GETS ITS FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT:
Ø  KolindaGrabarKItarovic became the first ever woman the president of Croatia.
Ø  Kolindagrabarkitarovic won by just a margin of 1 % votes.
EXPECTED QUESTION:
Q.4 Who is the new president of Croatia?
A.      Jasipovic
B.      Kolindagrabar
C.      De launey
D.     Jakovkitarovic
Q.5 Which country has recently elected their first ever woman president?
A.      Croatia
B.      Nigeria
C.      Canada

D.     Cuba

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 18 FEBRUARY 2015

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.
EXPECTED QUESTIONS:-
Q.1 Who is the First woman to be a part of Sarang team?
A.      DeepikaKumari
B.      DeepikaMisra
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”.
EXPECTED QUESTION:-
Q.2 Which is the leading participant country in Aero-India 2015?
A.      Russia
B.      United Kingdom
C.      USA
D.     China
      Q.3 What is the focues of Aero-India 2015?
A.    Make in India
B.     Made In India
C.     Cleanliness
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.
     EXPECTED QUESTION:-
               Q.4 Which country recently hosted terror Summit?
A.      China
B.      USA
C.      India
D.     Germany
              Q.5 Who was Indian representative at white house Terror Summit?
A.      NarendraModi
B.      ManoharParikar
C.      Dalbir Singh Suhag
D.     R N Ravi

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