Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 03.08.2015 

Airtel: Bharti Airtel has acquired financial solutions firm YTS Solutions for an undisclosed amount.

Ahmed Ansari: Ahmed Ansari has been appointed as Chief Justice of Patna High court.

N Poonguzhali: N Poonguzhali has been appointed as the first Woman Chief General Manager in State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), Tamil Nadu. 

Manish Khera: Manish Khera has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of mobile wallet service Airtel M Commerce Services.

Kerala: Kerala’s first Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) started functioning at Palakkad.

Shire: Pharmaceuticals Company Shire Plc has bought US-based Foresight Biotherapeutics Inc for $300 million.  

Roland S Folger: Roland S Folger has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mercedes-Benz, India.

Beijing: Beijing has opened first-ever private mental health clinic.

India: India will host second edition meeting of Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) on 21 August 2015 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 03.08.2015 

Question: which firm has acquired financial solutions firm YTS Solutions for an undisclosed amount?
A) Bharti Airtel
B) Idea
C) Reliance
D) Vodafone
Answer & Explanation: Bharti Airtel has acquired financial solutions firm YTS Solutions for an undisclosed amount.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mercedes-Benz, India?
A) Joseph Pitty
B) Roland S Folger
C) D. Tiger
D) Jason Day
Answer & Explanation: Roland S Folger has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mercedes-Benz, India.

Question: Which country will host second edition meeting of Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC)?
A) Sri Lanka
B) India
C) Indonesia
D) China
Answer & Explanation: India will host second edition meeting of Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC)

Question: Who has appointed as the first Woman Chief General Manager in State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), Tamil Nadu. 
A) N Poonguzhali
B) Ravina Kashyap
C) Keeriti Reddy
D) Numnda Rao
Answer & Explanation: N Poonguzhali has appointed as the first Woman Chief General Manager in State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), Tamil Nadu. 

Question: Who has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of mobile wallet service Airtel M Commerce Services?
A) Manish Khera
B) D.P. Pathak
C) Aarti Das
D) Devendra Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Manish Khera has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of mobile wallet service Airtel M Commerce Services.

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