Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 12.09.2014
Krishan Kant Paul: Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul would be sworn-in as the Governor of Meghalaya. He will take oath on September 16, 2014 at the Raj Bhavan Durbar Hall in Aizwal.
John McFarlane: British multinational banking and financial services company, Barclays Bank has appointed John McFarlane as its new Chairman in place of David Walker.
Warren Harris: Engineering and information technology company, Tata Technologies Ltd appointed Warren Harris as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of the company. Warren Harris has been appointed in a place of Patrick McGoldrick.
Chitresh Tatha: Chitresh Tatha, a 12 year old boy is the youngest sailor to represent India at the 2014 Asian Games. Asian Games 2014 will be held in Incheon, South Korea.
Bangladesh and India tie up: Bangladesh and India have signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the fields of traditional medicine like Ayurveda and Unani.
Gujarat FSL and US-based firm DuPoint tie up: Gujarat Forensic Science Laboratory, which provides services to various companies for testing of amour panels and bullet-proof jackets, is likely to soon tie-up with a US-based firm “DuPoint” to share best practices in the field of ballistic testing.
Kieron Pollard: West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been appointed Mumbai Indians captain for the upcoming Champions League Twenty-20. This will start in September, 2014.
Jitendra Chandra Paul: Freedom fighter and veteran journalist Jitendra Chandra Paul died at a government medical college in Agartala, Tripura at the age of 101.
Test your Knowledge – Quiz 12.09.2014
Question: Who will be sworn-in as the new governor of Meghalaya?
A) M.K. Narayan
B) Kalayan Singh
C) Krishan Kant Paul
D) Om Prakash Kohli
Answer & Explanation: Krishan Kant Paul will be sworn-in as the new governor of Meghalaya.
Question: Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Barclays Bank?
A) John McFarlane
B) Matthew McConaughey
C) Steve McQueen
D) Laurent Fabius
Answer & Explanation: John McFarlane has been appointed as the new Chairman of Barclays Bank.
Question: Who has been appointed as the new CEO and MD of Tata Technologies Ltd?
A) G.L. Peiris
B) Warren Harris
C) Joachim Guack
D) William Hague
Answer & Explanation: Warren Harris has been appointed as the new CEO and MD of Tata Technologies Ltd.
Question: What was the name of freedom fighter and veteran journalist who died at the age of 101?
A) Somesh Chatterjee
B) Arjun Gandhi
C) Sanjeev Singh
D) Jitendra Chandra Paul
Answer & Explanation: Jitendra Chandra Paul freedom fighter and veteran journalist died at the age of 101.
Question: With which country India signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the fields of traditional medicine like Ayurveda and Unani?
B) Sri Lanka
Answer & Explanation: India signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh.
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