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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9th SEP 2016

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

1. OP KOHLI SWORN IN AS MP GOVERNOR
i. Senior BJP leader Om Prakash Kohli today sworn in as the 26th  governor of Madhya Pradesh.
ii. He is also serving as the Governor of Gujrat and has been given the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh.
iii.He replaced  Ram Naresh Yadav's .

2. WORLD'S BIGGEST RIVER ISLAND MAJULI GETS DISTRICT STATUS
i. Majuli, the 400 sq km island on the Brahmaputra river has become the first river island district of India.
ii. It became the 35th district of Assam.
iii.Recently its namne also entered as the world's largest riverine island in the Guinness Book of World Records .

3. PARALYMPIC GAMES STARTED IN BRAZIL
i. The 2016 Summer Paralympic Games has been started in 7 September 2016 at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
ii. The 15th Summer Paralympic Games will conclude on 18 September 2016.
iii. The 4,300 athletes are participating from more than 160 countries.

4. INDIA KAZAKHSTAN JOINT EXERCISE “PRABAL DOSTYK -16”
i. India ans Kazakhstan’s joint bilateral military exercise “Prabal Dostyk -16” started  in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan.
ii. The 14-day exercise will be a significant step towards promoting military as well as diplomatic ties between both countries.
iii. ‘Prabal Dostyk’ means ‘Robust Friendship’.
5. UN CHARTER TRANSLATED INTO SANSKRIT
i. The UN Charter, the seminal treaty of the United Nations, has been translated into Sanskrit.
ii. The Charter is available in all six official languages of the UN.


6.DHARMENDRA PRADHAN LAUNCHES 'GAS4INDIA' CAMPAIGN TO BOOST NATURAL GAS USE
i. The Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has  launched Gas4India campaign for the aimed at promoting the use of gas in the country.
ii. Dharmendra Pradhan also launched the website, Twitter handle, facebook page and Theme song of the campaign.

CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. NAME THE GOVERNOR OF MADHYA PRADESH WHO HAS RECENTLY REPLACED MR. RAM NARESH YADAV?
a. MP Kohli
b. JP Kohli
c. OP Kohli
d. MN Kohli

2. THE FIRST RIVER ISLAND DISTRICT “MAJULI” IS SITUATED AT WHICH RIVER’S BANK?
a. Indus
b. Brahmaputra
c. Ganga
d. Jheleum

3. WHICH COUNTRY IS HOSTING THE 15TH SUMMER PARALYMPICS GAMES?
a. Brazil
b. China
c. Japan
d. Korea

4. “PRABAL-DOSTYK-16”, THE JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE IS BETWEEN WHICH TWO COUNTRIES?
a. India-Bangladesh
b. India- Nepal
c. India-China
d. India-Kazakhstan

5. NAME THE CAMPAIGN WHICH IS LAUNCHED BY UNION MINISTER DHARMENDRAPRADHAN TO BOOST NATURAL GAS USE?
a. Natural Gas 16
b. Gas 4 India
c. Eco Gas
d. None of the above

ANSWER KEY
1. C
2. B
3. A
4. D
5. B


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