Monday, January 9, 2017
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 8TH JAN 2017
(Daily News India)
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1. CAPGEMINI APPOINTED ANIL JALALI OF IBM AS HR HEAD FOR INDIA OPERATION
i. French Consulting Corporation Capgemini has nominated Anil Jalali as Chief Human Resources Officer for its India operation .
ii. Jalali will replace BL Narayan who is joining Capgemini’s Business Services Strategic Business unit as head of solutions and sales support.
2. 16TH FINANCIAL STABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN NEW DELHI
i. The 16th edition of the Financial Stability and Development Council meeting was held in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
ii. The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasized the significance of demonetization decision saying that the government’s measures to eliminate the shadow economy and tax evasion are expected to have a positive impact both on GDP and on fiscal consolidation in the long run.
iii. The main aim of this meeting was to discuss about the obstacles faced by the economy and to bring out the solution to tackle them. It also aimed at bringing new suggestions and outcomes in order to benefit the upcoming Budget 2017-18.
3. IBM INDIA APPOINTS KARAN BAJWA AS MD
i. IBM has appointed Karan Bajwa as MD of IBM India Pvt Ltd succeeding Vanitha Narayanan, who has been appointed as chairman of the Indian subsidiary.
ii. Karan Bajwa joined IBM in 2016 as Executive for Strategy and Transformation in the Asia Pacific region.
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIR QUIZ - 7 JANUARY
1. WHO HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE CHAIRMAN OF TATA POWER CO LTD?
a) S Padmanabhan
b) Vikram Desai
c) Aditya Choudhari
d) Mohan Sekhar
ANS - A
2. WHICH BANK HAS TIED UP WITH LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA TO BOOST VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN MSME SECTOR?
a) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
c) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
d) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
ANS - C
3. IN WHICH STATE THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “YOGA FOR DIABETES” WAS ORGANIZED?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) New Delhi
ANS - B
4. WHO OF THE FOLLOWING HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE NEW UK’S AMBASSADOR TO EUROPEAN UNION AFTER THE RESIGNATION OF SIR IVAN ROGERS?
a) Sir Michael Arthur
b) Sir James Bevan
c) Sir Dominic Asquith
d) Sir Tim Barrow
ANS - D
5. WITH WHICH INDUSTRY THE GUWAHATI BIOTECH PARK ORGANIZED THE ASSAM BIOTECH CONCLAVE 2017?
a) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
b) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
c) Federation of Industry & Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER)
d) North East Federation on International Trade (NEFIT)
ANS - C
6. WHICH MINISTRY HAS LAUNCHED AN IPR ENFORCEMENT TOOLKIT FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF ALL THE STATES TO ENABLE THEM BETTER DEAL WITH IP CRIMES?
a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
b) Ministry of Law and Justice
c) Ministry of External Affairs
d) Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
ANS - A
7. WHO HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS THE MD FOR IBM’S INDIA OPERATIONS REPLACING VANITHA NARAYANA?
a) Sanjay Kapoor
b) Akshay Patra
c) Rekha Menon
d) Karan Bajwa
ANS - D
8. GANGMUMEI KABUI WHO DIED RECENTLY WAS FORMER MINISTER OF WHICH STATE?
a) Arunachal Pradesh
ANS - C
9. NAME THE BOOK ON THE FORMER PRESIDENT APJ ABDUL KALAM RECENTLY RELEASED BY THE VICE PRESIDENT HAMID ANSARI.
a) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as People’s President
b) The People’s President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
c) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s Journey as President
d) President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
ANS - B
10. WHICH ACCIDENT INSURANCE SCHEME LAUNCHED BY THE KARNATAKA BANK FOR ITS SAVING BANK ACCOUNT CUSTOMERS?
a) KBL Insurance
b) KBL Bima Yojana
c) KBL Suraksha Bima
d) KBL Suraksha
ANS - D
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