Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 16.01.2015 

Subhash Chandra Agrawal: Renowned Indian RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal has been conferred with the Giraffe Hero award 2015 by a US-based NGO The Giraffe Heroes Project. The award will be presented to him on 22 January 2015.

Ghelubhai Naik: Legendary social activist and freedom fighter Ghelubhai Naik has passed away in Dang District, Gujarat at the age of 90.

Sandip Das: Sandip Das has resigned as the Managing Director (MD) of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to join the board of Reliance Retail Ltd.

Jammu & Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on 16 January 2015 was selected for the National Award for e-Governance for the best district-level initiative in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery through ICT.  The Department of Administrative Reforms, Ministry of Personnel and Prime Minister Office has selected e-Panchayat of Jammu and Kashmir for the award.

Baba Ramdev: Baba Ramdev has been appointed as state brand ambassador of Haryana Government. The appointment was a part of government of Haryana’s ambitious plans to promote yoga and ayurveda in Haryana state.

Siddhartha Chatterjee: Siddharthe Chatterjee has been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of President Systems Ltd with effect will be based at the United branch of the company.

Trade deficit of India: Trade deficit of India declined to ten month low of 9.43 billion US dollars in December 2014. The data was released by the Union Ministry of Commerce & Industry. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 16.01.2015 

Question: Who has been conferred with the Giraffe Hero award 2015 by a US-based NGO The Giraffe Heroes Project?
A) Prashant Pandey
B) Subhash Chandra Agrawal
C) Pyush Goyal
D) Srikant Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Subhash Chandra Agrawal has been conferred with the Giraffe Hero award 2015 by a US-based NGO The Giraffe Heroes Project.
 
Question: Who was Ghelubhai Naik?
A) freedom fighter
B) artist
C) scientist
D) novelist
Answer & Explanation: Ghelubhai Naik was a freedom fighter.
 
Question: Which state has been selected for the National Award for e-Governance for the best district-level initiative in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery through ICT?
A) Maharashtra
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Jammu and Kashmir
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: Jammu and Kashmir has been selected for the National Award for e-Governance for the best district-level initiative in Citizen-Centric Service Delivery through ICT
 
Question: Who has been appointed as state brand ambassador of Haryana Government?
A) Sushil Kumar
B) Baba Ramdev
C) M L Khattar
D) Sania Mirza
Answer & Explanation: Baba Ramdev has been appointed as state brand ambassador of Haryana Government.
 
Question: Who has resigned as the Managing Director (MD) of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to join the board of Reliance Retail Ltd?
A) Anand Kumar
B) Kapil Raut
C) Sandip Das
D) Vijender Singh
Answer & Explanation: Sandip Das has resigned as the Managing Director (MD) of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to join the board of Reliance Retail Ltd.

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  1. ROOP KUMAR says:

    The below said question is not up to mark for Interview desk.
    Question: Who has resigned as the Managing Director (MD) of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd to join the board of Reliance Retail Ltd?

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    Roop Kumar

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