Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 10.03.2015

M. Veerappa Moily: Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for 2014 for his kannada poem Ramayana Mahanveshanam.

Kumar Sangakkara: Former Sri Lankan cricketer captain and batsman Kumar Sangakkara has announced his retirement from Test Cricket.

Shaheen-III: Pakistan has successfully test fired surface-to-surface ballistic missile Shaheen-III with strike range of 2,750 km.

DLF: Real estate major firm DLF has tied-up with online market place Snapdeal to sell its apartments and would offer 1 percent discount to potential home buyers.

Sadashivrao Dadoba: Former Lok Sabha member Sadahivrao Daboba Mandlik died due to brief illness at the age of 83.

Bhagyashree scheme: Maharashtra government has launched Bhagyashree scheme for girl child, as per the scheme the state government will deposit an amount of 21,200 rupees in bank for a girl child born in Below Poverty Line (BPL) family. This scheme has replaced Sukanya scheme.

Surya Kiran VII: Eighth India-Nepal combined exercise named Surya Kiran VII has concluded at Salijhandi, Nepal.

Aapki Beti Humari Beti scheme: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched a scheme for girl child ‘Aapki Beti Humari Beti’ scheme with aim to combat the problem declining child sex ratio in the state.

Lalit Modi: Lalit Modi has been removed from the post of Rajasthan Cricket Association president.

Saina Nehwal: India’s professional badminton player Saina Nehwal has lost in the final of All England badminton championship against Carolina Marin of Spain.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 10.03.2015

Question: Who has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for 2014 for his kannada poem Ramayana Mahanveshanam?
A) Kapil Soni
B) M. Veerappa Moily
C) S. Reddy
D) Kiran Kumar
Answer & Explanation: M. Veerappa Moily has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for 2014 for his kannada poem Ramayana Mahanveshanam.

Question: Which state government has launched Bhagyashree scheme for girl child in place of Sukanya scheme?
A) Haryana
B) Gujarat
C) Maharashtra
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Maharashtra government has launched Bhagyashree scheme for girl child.

Question: Who was Sadahivrao Daboba Mandlik?
A) scientist
B) choreographer
C) politician
D) artist
Answer & Explanation: Sadahivrao Daboba Mandlik was a politician.

Question: Who has been removed from the post of Rajasthan Cricket Association president?
A) Sameer Rathore
B) Lalit Modi
C) S.K. Ram
D) Subhash Garg
Answer & Explanation: Lalit Modi has been removed from the post of Rajasthan Cricket Association president.

Question: Eighth India-Nepal combined exercise named Surya Kiran VII has concluded at _________?
A) Sikkim
B) Salijhandi
C) Parothe
D) Nelan
Answer & Explanation: Eighth India-Nepal combined exercise named Surya Kiran VII has concluded at Salijhandi.

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