DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 19 FEBRUARY 2015
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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.
Q.1 When did D Rama Naidu winDadasahebPhalke award?
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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.
Q.2 Where is the headquarter of HSBC Bank?
A. Hong Kong
Q.3 Which Bank is under Scrutiny for money Laundering case?
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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.
Q.4 Who is the new president of Croatia?
C. De launey
Q.5 Which country has recently elected their first ever woman president?