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Monday, November 23, 2015

Daily Current Affairs 23 Nov 2015 (Daily GK)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 23 NOV 2015
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1. 2ND WORLD CONGRESS ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT HELD AT VISAKHAPATNAM
i. 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management held at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
ii. It was attended by more than 1000 delegates from 40 countries and 20 states.
iii. The 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management Congress ended with the adoption of 'Visakhapatnam Declaration’.
iv. It recommended for building a platform of knowledge management, good practices, innovations.
v. It also recommended for promoting private sector participation to strengthen humanitarian commitments.

2. URBAN DEVELOPMENT MINISTER LAUNCHED PORTAL FOR SMALL TRADERS’ E-LALA
i. Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated ‘E-lala’ an e-commerce portal of Confederation of All India Traders in New Delhi.
ii. The E-lala initiative is aimed to promote small businesses for the rapid expansion of e-commerce in the country.
iii. E-lala will enable physical stores to have their own online stores enabling them to retain their customer base besides additional source of growth in business.
iv. It seeks to eliminate middlemen and in reduced cost of goods and services

3. ARUN KUMAR KAPOOR APPOINTED CEO OF DISH TV
i. Direct-to-home service provider Dish TV appointed Arun Kumar Kapoor as its Chief Executive Officer.
ii. He has replaced Venkateish who resigned from his office in October.

4. MAHATMA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL CENTRE INAUGURATED IN MATALE BY SRI LANKAN PRESIDENT
i. The President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi International Centre in Matale.
ii. The center is a tribute to the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi to humanity and the continuing relevance of his principles and philosophy to mankind.
iii. It was funded by Indian government's Development Cooperation in Partnership with Sri Lanka.

5. SWATI DANDEKAR APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO ADB
i. Indian-American politician Swati Dandekar was appointed as executive director to the Asian Development Bank by US President Barack Obama.
ii. Swati Dandekar will replace Robert M Orr.
iii. The Asian Development Bank is an international organization that provides loans, grants, policy aid, technical assistance and equity investments to countries in Asia and the Pacific.
iv. It was established in 1966 which is headquartered in Manila, Philippines.


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Daily Current Affairs 22 Nov. 2015 ( Daily GK)

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 NOV 2015
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1. HARSHAVARDHAN NEOTIA ELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF FICCI
i. Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman of Ambuja Neotia group, was elected as the President of industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry for the year 2016.
ii. He will replace the current FICCI President Jyotsna Suri.
iii.The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry  is an association of business organizations in India.
iv.It was Established in 1927,it is the largest and oldest business organisation in India

2. UTTAR PRADESH IN GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS FOR PLANTATION DRIVE
i. Uttar Pradesh ‘s name has been entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the state government’s green drive.
ii. Under this green drive 10 lakh saplings were planted in one day within a span of eight hours.
CM OF UTTAR PARDESH: AKHILESH YADAV

3. DJOKOVIC BECAME 1ST PLAYER TO WIN ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS FOR 4TH CONSECUTIVE TIME
i.World number one Novak Djokovic  won the ATP World Tour title in London.
ii.Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in finals.
iii.He became the first player to win ATP world tour finals for the fourth consecutive time.



4. INDIA JUNIORS WON 8TH MEN'S JUNIOR ASIA HOCKEY CUP
i. India’s junior men’s hockey team won 8th Men’s Junior Asia hockey cup at Wisma Belia Hockey Stadium in Kuantan, Malaysia after defeating Pakistan.
ii.Harmanpreet Singh was the top scorer with four goals, Armaan Qureshi and Manpreet chipped in with a goal each.
CAPTAIN OF INDIA JUNIOR HOCKEY TEAM - HARJEET SINGH
CAPTAIN OF PAKISTAN JUNIOR HOCKEY TEAM - AHMAD SHAKEEL BUTT



Daily Free GK Quiz Based on Newspaper 22 Nov. 2015

GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-22 NOV 2015
Free GK Quiz
1.
India’s internet user base will become the second-largest after China by 2015 and will touch
402 million
2.
Name of the Supercomputer of China that emerged as the fastest in the world for the sixth consecutive time
Tianhe -2
3.
Which country designated to host the peace talks between the opposition and the Syrian president
Saudi Arabia
4.
21st Conference of CBI and State ACB and vigilance bureaus held in -
New Delhi
5.
Which Chinese company t sign a pact with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to set up a plant for manufacturing solar cells and solar modules at Atchutapuram, Visakhapatnam district
Trina Solar
6.
Name of the tribal conclave organized by the Tata Group in Jamshedpur is
Samvaad 2015
7.
The theme of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week that was launched by the WHO
Antibiotics: Handle with Care
8.
Who is appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Chartered Bank, India
ZarinDaruwala
9.
Which State will host the first International Qawwali Festival called ‘Taali Ho’ in February 2016
Delhi
10.
Name of the first satellite of the EKS (Tundra) satellite system that was launched by Russia
Kosmos 2510


Daily Free GK Quiz Based on Newspaper 21 Nov. 2015

GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-21 NOV 2015
Free GK Quiz
1.
Which country became the first country to constitute a National Resource Panel on Resource Efficiency
India
2.
Governmant approved to complete the implementation of Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) by whichyear 
March 2017
3.
Union Cabinet approved four rail line projects at a cost of around 8351 crore rupees in which states
Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
4.
The foreign language approved by Union Cabinet in November 2015 to be taught in KendriyaVidyalayas as an additional language
German
5.
India signed the revised Air Services Agreement with this country –
New Zealand
6.
Government approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Germany on
Security Cooperation
7.
Government approved the amendment to Agreement on Double Taxation Avoidance with which country
Kuwait
8.
The emoji that is declared as Word of the Year 2015 by Oxford Dictionary
Tear of Joy
9.
Government approved the signing of the Tripartite Agreement among India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) on the IBSA Fund for
Alleviation of Poverty and Hunger
10.
6th Global Focal Point Conference on Asset Recovery held in -
Delhi


Daily Free GK Quiz Based on Newspapers 19,20 2015

GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-19,20 NOV 2015
Free GK Quiz
1.
What is Rank of India in the Global Gender Gap 2015 released in November 2015
108
2.
A Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Internet of Things (IoT) was jointly launched by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Intel in Which city of India
Hyderabad
3.
Who is head of the Committee set up on revisiting & revitalizing the PPP model of infrastructure development that submitted its report to the Government
Dr. Vijay Kelkar
4.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 2015 allowed customers of whichtype of banks to avail the internet banking facility
Regional Rural Banks
5.
In which city the 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management was inaugurated in November 2015
Visakhapatnam
6.
Which country will host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in 2025

Republic of Korea
7.
What Percentage hike is recommended by 7th Central Pay Commission in its report

23.55 %
8.
Which Country signed agreement with Egypt to build a nuclear power plant in November 2015
Russia

9.
Seventh Central Pay Commission was headed by
Justice (retd) AK Mathur
10.
The Indian tennis player-turned who is awarded with an honorary doctorate of Arts by the University of East London
Ashok Amritraj
11.
Who is Author of the book titled ‘Dial D for Don: Inside Stories of CBI Case Missions’
Neeraj Kumar
12.
Who won the second Indiana All India FIDE Rating Chess tournament
SrishtiPandey
13.
Refugees of which two countries were barred from entering the countries by a bill passed in the US House of Representatives
Syria and Iraq
14.
Maharashtra government planned to replace all 40 lakh agriculture pumps with energy-efficient ones by which year
2019
15.
What is theme of International Men’s Day (IMD) that was celebrated on 19 November
Make a Difference for Men and Boys
16.
Country that blocked social media platform Facebook And WhatsApp and Viber on security grounds in November
Bangladesh
17.
What Percentage of disinvestment in Coal India Limited (CIL) is approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)
10 %
18.
Which Scheme is launched by Union Government under the National Manufacturing Policy, 2011 to boost MSME sector
Technology Acquisition and Development Fund (TADF)
19.
India’s new Ambassador to China is 
Vijay KeshavGokhale
20.
Indian signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of Animal Health with which country
Vietnam

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