Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.09.2014
Zimbabwe Cricket Team: The Cricket team of Zimbabwe is in news as they have beaten Australia after 31 years in ODI at the Harare Sports Club.
Nalanda University: Ancient Nalanda University is in news as it has started its first session 2014-15 with 15 students at the Buddhist pilgrim town of Rajgir, Bihar.
SAP Solutions for Bharti Retail: IT Company Accenture said that it will implement SAP solutions for Bharti Retail. Currently Bharti Retail operates 212 stores and compact hypermarket formats across 11 Indian states.
Singijan: The place is in news as two persons, including a pregnant woman, were killed and at least 10 others sustained serious burn injuries when a LPG pipeline of the Assam Gas Company Limited caught fire near Singijan Tea Estate in Moran in eastern Assam.
Nippon Life: Financial service giant Nippon Life announced to dedicated funds in partnership with Anil Ambani led Reliance Group to facilitate Japanese investments into Indian market.
India Number 1 in ODI Ranking: In ODI Rankings India grab No. 1 position in the latest rankings issued by ICC in Dubai.
Manpreet Singh: Rising Indian midfielder Manpreet Singh is in news as he has been named the ‘Junior Player of the Year’ by the Asian Hockey Federation in its Congress held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Carolina Marin: Spain’s Carolina Marin is in news as she won the women’s singles title at the Badminton World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Vijay Mallya declared as a willful defaulter: United Bank of India today became the first lender to declare Vijay Mallya as willful defaulters.
New Low Cost Airports to be developed: The state-owned airport operator Airport Authority of India (AAI) is planning to develop 50 new low-cost airports across the country to cope with the growing air traffic.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.09.2014
Question: Who won the women’s singles title at the Badminton World Championship in Denmark?
A) Xi Ching
B) Carolina Marin
C) Saina Nahewal
D) P.V. Sindhu
Answer & Explanation: Carolina Marin won the women’s singles title at the Badminton World Championship in Denmark.
Question: Which ancient university has started its first session with 15 students at the Buddhist Pilgrim town Rajgir?
A) Taxila University
B) Salerno University
C) Nalanda University
D) Bologna University
Answer & Explanation: Nalanda University has started its first session with 15 students at the Buddhist Pilgrim town Rajgir.
Question: Which Japan Company announced to dedicated funds in partnership with Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group to facilitate investments into Indian market?
B) Nippon Life
Answer & Explanation: Nippon Life announced to dedicated funds in partnership with Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group to facilitate investments into Indian market.
Question: Who was named the ‘Junior Player of the Year’ by the Asian Hockey Federation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?
A) Pankaj Sergil
B) Pyush Chawala
C) Aditya Rana
D) Manpreet Singh
Answer & Explanation: ‘Manpreet Singh’ was named the ‘Junior Player of the Year’ by the Asian Hockey Federation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Question: Indian ODI cricket team at which position as per the data issued by ICC in Dubai?
Answer & Explanation: Indian cricket team is at 1st Position.
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