Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.09.2014
Mangalyaan: Mangalyaan India’s 450-crore Mars Orbit Mission which was launched from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh has completed its 300 days.
Nike: US based Company Nike has made a proposal to the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) under the commerce and industry ministry to set up fully-owned stores in India. Single-brand retail policy allows 100 per cent FDI.
Forbes’ 2014 Asia Pacific 50 Companies List: According to the Forbes’ Asia Pacific 50 Companies List India ranked at the second position behind china. China has 16 companies on the list follows by India has 12 companies on the list
India – Japan Pacts: PM Narendra Modi inked $34 billion investment agreement with Japan.
Usain Bolt: The fastest man on earth Usain Bolt arrived at Bangalore International Airport in India.
Libiya: Libiyan parliament re-appointed Abdullah al-Thinni as the Prime Minister.
INS Sumitra: INS Sumitra, Off Shore Patrol Vessel will be commissioned in Indian Navy. INS Sumitra built by Goa Shipyard Ltd
Himanshu Asnani: Indian born mathematician is the winner of the Marconi Society Paul Baran young scholar award for 2014.
Sachin Tendulkar: An Autobiography of Scahin Tendulkar, the book title ‘Playing It My Way’ will be released in November. The book has been co-authored by Boria Majumdar.
Gujarat: Asia’s First Ballistic Research Centre will soon be functioning at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.09.2014
Question Number: Who is the winner of the Marconi Society Paul Baran young scholar award for 2014?
A) Prakash Junia
B) Himanshu Asnani
C) Naman Sethi
D) Suresh Dev
Answer & Explanation: Himanshu Asnani is the winner of the Marconi Society Paul Baran young scholar award for 2014.
Question Number: Asia’s First Ballistic Research Centre started in which state of India?
B) Tamil Nadu
Answer & Explanation: Asia’s First Ballistic Research Centre started in Gujarat.
Question Number: What is the name of Autobiography of Sachin Tendulkar, which will be released in November?
A) Playing to Win
C) Cricket is My Life
D) Playing It My Way
Answer & Explanation: ‘Playing It My Way’ is the Autobiography of Sachin Tendulkar.
Question Number: According to the Forbes’ 2014 Asia Pacific 50 Company List, which country is at the top position?
Answer & Explanation: China at the top position.
Question Number: According to the Forbes’ 2014 Asia Pacific 50 Company List, how many Indian companies are there in the list?
Answer & Explanation: 12 companies are there in the list.
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