Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 15.03.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 15.03.2015

S Lanba: S Lanba has been appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command (SNC). 

World Bank: The World Bank is expected to grant a loan of 250 million dollar to Jammu & Kashmir for the reconstruction of infrastructure damaged due to the devastating floods in September last year.

NABARD: With an objective to promote financial inclusion, NABARD has started a pilot project for complete digitization of women self help group (SHG) to improve the quality of interface between members and banks for efficient and hassle free delivery of banking services.    

NMDC: The New Delhi Municipal Council (NMDC) is planning to launch an all-women cab service in areas under its jurisdiction in view increasing number of crime against women in bused and taxis.

Airtel: Telecom major Bharti Airtel has partnered with France based company Orange to allow their customers connect with each other for video conferencing facility.

Narayan Desai: Noted Gandhian and former Chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapith, Narayan Desai died in Surat at the age of 90.   

Siemens: German conglomerate Siemens has signed a “four billion euro” power deal with Egypt.  

Chandigarh: UK’s new Deputy High Commission office inaugurated in Chandigarh. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 15.03.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command?
A) Karan Shukla
B) Ryushi Shah
C) S Lanba
D) Kamlesh Gupta
Answer & Explanation: S Lanba has been appointed as the chief of the Southern Naval Command.

Question: UK’s new Deputy High Commission office inaugurated in ______.
A) Pune
B) Chandigarh
C) New Delhi
D) Kolkata
Answer & Explanation: UK’s new Deputy High Commission office inaugurated in Chandigarh.

Question: Who was Narayan Desai? 
A) scientist
B) artist
C) educationist
D) singer
Answer & Explanation: Narayan Desai was an educationist.

Question: Bharti Airtel has partnered with which company to allow their customers connect with each other for video conferencing facility.
A) L’Oreal
B) Orange
C) Sciomo
D) SRS
Answer & Explanation: Bharti Airtel has partnered with France based company “Orange” to allow their customers connects with each other for video conferencing facility.

Question: Which organization is expected to grant a loan of 250 million dollar to Jammu & Kashmir for the reconstruction of infrastructure damaged due to the devastating floods in September last year?
A) WTO
B) World Bank
C) ADB
D) IMF
Answer & Explanation: World Bank is expected to grant a loan of 250 million dollar to Jammu & Kashmir for the reconstruction of infrastructure damaged due to the devastating floods in September last year.

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