Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 11.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 11.01.2015

Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 7th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a flagship programme of Gujarat government, in Gandhinagar.

Tejas-PV1: An advanced electronic warfare (EW) suite developed by the DRDO was successfully tested onboard the country’s Light Combat Aircraft Tejas-PV1.

Bharatiya Sanskriti Utsav: Fourth ‘Bharatiya Sanskriti Utsav’ (Indian Cultural Festival) to be held from January 19 to 25, in Karvir tehsil of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra.

World Bank: World Bank has projected 6.4% economic growth in India in 2015.

Andhra Pradesh: Andhra Pradesh government is set to launch an ‘e-biz’ web portal next month to make it easier for investors to obtain licenses and permissions for business.

TataSky: In the run-up to the forthcoming Cricket World Cup, the direct-to-home (DTH) operator TataSky has launched the country’s first 4K set-top box (STB) that offers better picture quality.

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards 2015:  Mohammad Hamid Ansari has presented the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards 2015 to sixteen personalities.  The awards were presented during the occasion of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Apart from fifteen awardees, Senator Liza Singh from Australia also received the award as he could not accept the award in 2014

Maithripala Sirisena:  Sri Lanka’s newly-elected President Maithripala Sirisena will make his first State visit overseas to India

Rajiv Mehta: Senior IPS officer Rajiv Mehta has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Meghalaya. Rajiv Mehta has succeeded P.J.P. Hanaman.

John Kerry: US Secretary of State John Kerry headed for India to attend the Vibrant Gujarat Summit during which he will address investors to boost economic ties and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss a broad range of bilateral and global issues, including climate change. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 11.01.2015 

Question: Who has inaugurated the 7th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a flagship programme of Gujarat government, in Gandhinagar?
A) Anandiben Patel
B) Narendra Modi
C) Pranab Mukherjee
D) Arun Jaitley
Answer & Explanation: Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 7th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a flagship programme of Gujarat government, in Gandhinagar.
 
Question: What is Tejas-PV1?
A) Patrol vessel
B) Missile destroyer
C) Light Combat Aircraft
D) surface-to-surface missile
Answer & Explanation: Tejas-PV1 is a Light Combat Aircraft.
 
Question: World Bank has projected _____ economic growth in India in 2015?
A) 6.0%
B) 6.4%
C) 7.0%
D) 7.4%
Answer & Explanation: World Bank has projected “6.4%” economic growth in India in 2015.
 
Question: Sri Lanka’s newly-elected President Maithripala Sirisena will make his first State visit overseas to ______?
A) India
B) US
C) Japan
D) China
Answer & Explanation: Sri Lanka’s newly-elected President Maithripala Sirisena will make his first State visit overseas to India.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Meghalaya?
A) Rajiv Mehta
B) J.D. Dhakad
C) Vinay Katiyar
D) Anand Manjhi
Answer & Explanation: Rajiv Mehta has been appointed as the new Director General of Police in Meghalaya.

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