Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 01.09.2015 

RBI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has declared State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank as Domestic Systemically Important Bank (D-SIBs) in line with the D-SIB Framework.

EPS: Union government has released 2,000 crore rupees to Employees’ Pension Scheme, as its contribution for the year 2015-16.

Tijender Pal Singh: An Indian-origin driver in Australia Tejinder Pal Singh has been named as “Australian of the Day” by Commonwealth Bank of Australia for feeding the homeless in Darwin for the past three years.

L C Goyal: L C Goyal has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO).

Haryana: Haryana government has inaugurated Sakhi, one stop center for women in distress.

Manish Sisodia: Manish Sisodia got additional charge of Law Ministry of Delhi.

Rajiv Mehrishi: Rajiv Mehrishi has been appointed as the Union Home Secretary. He has succeeded L C Goyal.

Mare Dibaba: Mare Dibaba of Ethiopia has won the women’s marathon title at the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 01.09.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the Union Home Secretary?
A) Pradeep Kumar
B) Rajiv Mehrishi
C) Ashok Rathi
D) R C Taypal
Answer & Explanation: Rajiv Mehrishi has been appointed as the Union Home Secretary.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO)?
A) A.K. Gupta
B) L C Goyal
C) Suresh Das
D) Tarun Kumar
Answer & Explanation: L C Goyal has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO).

Question: Who has been named as “Australian of the Day” by Commonwealth Bank of Australia?
A) Tejinder Pal Singh
B) Mayank Gupta
C) Anand Murthi
D) Pyush Gupta
Answer & Explanation: Tejinder Pal Singh has been named as “Australian of the Day” by Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Question: Who got additional charge of Law Ministry of Delhi?
A) Kumar Vishwas
B) Manish Sisodia
C) Yogendra Yadav
D) Arvind Kejriwal
Answer & Explanation: Manish Sisodia got additional charge of Law Ministry of Delhi.

Question: Union government has released …………… rupees to Employees’ Pension Scheme, as its contribution for the year 2015-16?
A)  Rs. 2, 000 cr
B) Rs. 25, 000 cr
C) Rs. 15, 000 cr
D) Rs. 1, 000 cr
Answer & Explanation: Union government has released 2, 000 crore rupees to Employees’ Pension Scheme, as its contribution for the year 2015-16.

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