Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 14.01.2015

Avinash Chander: Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) chief Avinash Chander has been removed from the post.

Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured with the Social Media Person of the Year award by Internet and Mobile Association of India.

Idukki district: Idukki in Kerala became the first District of India to have Complete Rural Broadband Coverage. Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology has linked Idukki district in Kerala to the National Optic Fiber Network (NOFN). The district was linked to the NOFN as part of the Digital India project of the Union government.

Kolo Roger: Madagascar Prime Minister Kolo Roger has resigned from his position. The resignation was accepted by Madagascar President Hery Rajaonarimampianina

Football Federation Cup: Bengaluru FC has 2015 lifted their maiden football Federation Cup. In the final clash for the title Bengaluru defeated Goa’s Dempo Sports Club 2-1. The final match was played at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda of Margao, Goa.

India and Australia has signed MoU: The Sport Education Development Australia (SEDA) and India’s Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited (IL-FS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for skill and infrastructural development in sports.

Ministry of Railways inaugurated India’s first CNG powered train: Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu on 13 January 2015 inaugurated India’s first compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered train on the Rewari – Rohtak link of Northern Zone.

Hara Pataik: Veteran Odia actor and director Hara Patnaik has passed away in Bhubaneswar, Orissa at the age of 56. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 14.01.2015 

Question: Who has been honoured with the Social Media Person of the Year award by Internet and Mobile Association of India?
A) Anna Hazare
B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Arvind Kejriwal
D) Lata Mangeshkar
Answer & Explanation: Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured with the Social Media Person of the Year award by Internet and Mobile Association of India.
 
Question: With which country India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for skill and infrastructural development in sports?
A) China
B) Sri Lanka
C) Australia
D) US
Answer & Explanation: India and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for skill and infrastructural development in sports.
 
Question: Who was Hara Patnaik?
A) Tamil actor
B) socialist
C) Odia actor
D) journalist
Answer & Explanation: Hara Patnaik was an Odia actor.
 
Question: What was the name of chief of DRDO, who has been removed from his post recently?
A) Manohar Jhoshi
B) Avinash Chander
C) Kapil Dev
D) C. Radhakrishnan
Answer & Explanation: Avinash Chander has been removed from his post recently.
 
Question: Which district in Kerala became the first District of India to have Complete Rural Broadband Coverage?
A) Ernakulum
B) Kottayam
C) Idukki
D) Kannur
Answer & Explanation: Idukki district in Kerala became the first District of India to have Complete Rural Broadband Coverage.

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