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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9 MAY 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9 MAY 2016
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. 4TH SAIEVAC MINISTERIAL MEETING TO BE HELD IN NEW DELHI
i. The eight nations meeting named the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children’s is going to be held in New Delhi.
ii. The meeting will set strategies to ensure the protection and safety of the children of the region.
iii.It is will be hosted by the Ministry of Child and Women Development.

 MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT: MANEKA GANDHI

2. INDIA AND JAPAN TO SIGN MOU FOR COOPERATION IN SPORTS
i. India and Japan has decided to exchange sports persons, experts, coaches and administrators to improve the standard of the game between both nations.
ii. Both the nations has also agreed to play some friendly matches before the Under 17 World Cup tournament
iii. India is going to host the Under 17 World Cup tournament in 2017.

3. YES BANK GETS SEBI APPROVAL TO PROVIDE CUSTODIAN SERVICES
i. Private sector bank Yes Bank has received a ‘Custodian of Securities’ licence from the SEBI.
ii.Now yes bank can offer custodial services to financial market participants, including FIIs and foreign portfolio investors.
iii. A custodian is a financial institution that holds customers' securities for safekeeping so as to minimize the risk of their theft or loss.

4. FACEBOOK AND NASSCOM INKED MOU TO SUPPORT START-UPS
i. Facebook and NASSCOM has inked an agreement to build a product design initiative to engage the country's young entrepreneurs into becoming problem solvers and solution builders.
ii. This MoU promote innovative thinking and approaches to build solutions in key sectors where technology can play a transformational role.
iii. National Association of Software and Services Companies provides facilities for business and trade in software and services and encourages the advancement of research in software technology

5. SHASHI KAPOOR’S BIOGRAPHY ‘SHASHI KAPOOR – THE HOUSEHOLDER, THE STAR’ RELEASED
i. Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor’s autobiography titled ‘Shashi Kapoor – the Householder, the Star’ was released.
ii. The biography has been authored by film journalist Aseem Chhabra and with forword by Karan Johar.
iii.It explains the chapters of actor’s personal and professional life.

iv. Balbir Raj Prithviraj Kapoor known as Shashi Kapoor  acted in films more than 160 movies .

6. PAKISTAN BEAT INDIA AT ASIAN KABADDI CHAMPIONSHIPS
i. Pakistan defeated India at the Asian Kabaddi championships in Islamabad.
ii. This is Pakistan’s second successive win in the Asian Kabaddi title.
iii.Earlier they  won it in 2012.

                                CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON
TODAY’S NEWS
1. WHICH COUNTRY WON ASIAN KABADDI CHAMPIONSHIP?
a. India
 b. Pakistan
c. China                      
d. Bangladesh

2. WHICH BANK GOT PERMISSION FROM SEBI AS A CUSTODIAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTION?
a. SBI                          
b. ICICI
c.Yes bank                 
d. HDFC

3. WHO IS THE CHAIRMAN OF SEBI?
a. Raghuram rajan   
b. U.K sinha
 c. T.S vijayan                        
d. Urjit Patel

4. WHO IS THE MINISTER OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT?
a. uma bharti                
b. maneka gandhi
 c. Radha mohan singh
d. Sumitra mahajan

5. NAME THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SHASHI KAPOOR?
a. Play it my own way                     
b. The Householder, the Star
 c. The untold story of bollywood  
d.Unpredictable bollywood
ANSWERS:
            1.b      2.c      3.b      4.b      5.b


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