Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 04.09.2015 

SAARC: Disaster Mitigation conference of member countries of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has begun in New Delhi.

Haryana: Haryana government has won the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award for implementing 6 e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state.

ONGC: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has bought a 15 per cent stake in Russia’s second largest oil field Vankor from Rosneft for about 1.35 billion US dollars.

Punjab: Punjab government has established a special MGNREGA cell to coordinate effective implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the state.

Greenpeace India: Union government has cancelled license of Greenpeace India, a non-profit Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to receive foreign donations.

Maharashtra: The Maharashtra government has decided to train 55, 000 employees under Key Result Area (KRA) programme to enhance their performance and bring them on par in competence with the corporate sector.

C.B. Dangi: World’s shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi has died at the age of 75. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 04.09.2015 

Question: Disaster Mitigation conference of member countries of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has begun in _________?
A) Colombo
B) New Delhi
C) Jakarta
D) Islamabad
Answer & Explanation: Disaster Mitigation conference of member countries of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has begun in New Delhi.

Question: Which state government has won the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award for implementing 6 e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state?
A) Maharashtra
B) Haryana
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Karnataka
Answer & Explanation: Haryana government has won the Skoch Order-of-Merit national award for implementing 6 e-Governance and IT initiatives in the state.

Question: Which state government has decided to train 55, 000 employees under Key Result Area (KRA) programme?
A) Maharashtra
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: The Maharashtra government has decided to train 55, 000 employees under Key Result Area (KRA) programme

Question: Which state government has established a special MGNREGA cell to coordinate effective implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the state?
A) Punjab
B) Jammu & Kashmir
C) Odisha
D) Kerala
Answer & Explanation: Punjab government has established a special MGNREGA cell to coordinate effective implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the state. 

Question: Who was Chandra Bahadur Dangi?
A) scientist
B) sport’s person
C) world’s shortest man
D) socialist
Answer & Explanation: Chandra Bahadur Dangi was world’s shortest man.

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