Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 02.09.2015 

IAMAI: The number of Internet users in India rose 32% last year, to reach 302 million, according to the Internet and Mobile Association of India.

Bharti Airtel: Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has bagged a four year 4G network rollout contract in Delhi from Bharti Airtel.    

Chakrapani Gollapali: Online travel portal Yatra.com has appointed Chakrapani Gollapali as Chief Business Officer (CBO).

Intex & Microsoft deal: Domestic handset-maker Intex has partner with IT giant Microsoft to provide 50 GB of cloud storage space for two years via Microsoft’s OneDrive in smart phones.

India: India has won the UNESCO prize “Award of Excellence” 2015 for the conservation efforts of the Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala.

Yoga: Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has decided to recognize Yoga as a sports discipline and place it in the Priority category.

Mumbai: Mumbai has won the Buchi Babu Memorial Trophy in All India Invitation cricket tournament. Mumbai has defeated Tamil Nadu.

Durban: The South African city of Durban has been selected as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. South Africa became the first country from Africa to host the games in its 85 years history.

HCL Technologies: HCL Technologies has won digital deal with UK football club Manchester United to transform the operations.

S.K. Mittal: Sanjiv Kumar Mittal has been appointed as joint secretary in the department of the electronics and information technology (Deity).

Ericsson: Swedish telecom giant Ericsson will setup its second manufacturing facility in Pune with an initial investment of about USD 15-20 million.

Infosys: Infosys has launched two financial products, Finacle Payments Bank and Finacle Small Finance Bank for the small and payments banks. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 02.09.2015 

Question: Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has bagged a four year 4G network rollout contract in Delhi from ________?
A) Bharti Airtel
B) Idea
C) Reliance
D) Aircel
Answer & Explanation: Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson has bagged a four year 4G network rollout contract in Delhi from Bharti Airtel.

Question: Which IT firm has launched two financial products, Finacle Payments Bank and Finacle Small Finance Bank for the small and payments banks?
A) Tech Mahindra
B) TCS
C) Wipro
D) Infosys
Answer & Explanation: Infosys has launched two financial products, Finacle Payments Bank and Finacle Small Finance Bank for the small and payments banks.

Question: Who has been appointed as joint secretary in the Department of the Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY)?
A)  Sanjiv Kumar Mittal
B) D.P. Pathak
C) Ashok Lahri
D) Pradeep Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Sanjiv Kumar Mittal has been appointed as joint secretary in the Department of the Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY).

Question: Which country has been selected as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games?
A) Australia
B) India
C) England
D) South Africa
Answer & Explanation: South Africa has been selected as the host for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
 
Question: Who has won the UNESCO prize “Award of Excellence” 2015? 
A) Japan
B) Pakistan
C) US
D) India
Answer & Explanation: India has won the UNESCO prize “Award of Excellence” 2015.

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