Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 06.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 06.04.2015 

Dena Bank signed MoU with LIC: Public sector bank Dena Bank has signed agreement with LIC to provide insurance cover to its savings account holder under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJBY) scheme.

Rajeev Shukla: Rajeev Shukla has been re-appointed chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council.

Pratap Singh: A 15 year old Indian Origin schoolboy in the UK has been awarded the institute of Physics Prize.  

G Sreeram: G Sreeram has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank. He has replaced P.G. Jayakumar.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: Biocon Chairman and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has been elected s the first on-executive Chairman of Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) in honorary capacity.

Air Quality Index (AQI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the National Air Quality Index (AQI) for monitoring the quality of air in major urban centres across the country on a real-time basis.

Tulip garden: Asia’s largest Tulip Garden has been inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, situated on the banks of Dal Lake.

GMR Infrastructure: A GMR Infrastructure-led has bagged an order for construction of 417 km-long eastern dedicated freight corridor railway project of Rs. 5, 080 crore.  

EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has joined hands with industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to increase investment and cooperation between the former and Indian firms in the regions where the lender is active.  

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 06.04.2015 

Question: Which public sector bank has signed agreement with LIC to provide insurance cover to its savings account holder under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJBY) scheme?
A) SBI
B) Canara bank
C) Dena bank
D) Bank of Baroda
Answer & Explanation: Public sector bank Dena Bank has signed agreement with LIC to provide insurance cover to its savings account holder under the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJBY) scheme.

Question: Who has been re-appointed chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council?
A) Rajeev Shukla
B) Kamal Yadav
C) Ravi Shastri
D) Saurav Gaungly
Answer & Explanation: Rajeev Shukla has been re-appointed chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council.

Question:  Who has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank?
A) S.K. Shukla
B) R.D. Seva
C) G Sreeram
D) Kumar Narain
Answer & Explanation: G Sreeram has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of private sector Dhanlaxmi Bank.
 
Question: Who has been elected as the first non-executive Chairman of Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) in honorary capacity?
A) Ashok Singhal
B) Arjun Mathur
C) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
D) Pooja Irani
Answer & Explanation: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw has been elected as the first non-executive Chairman of Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE) in honorary capacity.

Question: Which company has bagged an order for construction of 417 km-long eastern dedicated freight corridor railway project of Rs. 5, 080 crore?
A) DLF
B) KGN
C) GMR
D) Tata Group
Answer & Explanation: A GMR Infrastructure-led has bagged an order for construction of 417 km-long eastern dedicated freight corridor railway project of Rs. 5, 080 crore.  

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