Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.03.2015

Snapdeal: E-commerce company Snapdeal has purchased stake in logistics firm GoJavas as it looks to further strengthen its delivery operations in the country. 

HDFC bank: HDFC Bank has launched Chillr, a mobile app that allows users to instantly transfer money to any contact in their phonebook 24 hours a day and seven days a week. HDFC Bank has partnered with MobME, a Kochi-based technology firm, to launch this app. 

Ashu Suyash: Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL) has announced to appoint Ashu Suyash as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company.

Hitachi India, Siemens sign MoU with CII for smart cities: Hitachi India Ltd and Siemens Ltd has signed MoU with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to form a consortium that would create pilots and replicate them throughout the country for setting up 100 smart cities.

Smriti Irani: Union HRD minister Smiriti Irani has named Young Global Leader from India by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Indian Railways: Indian Railways has decided to extend the advance reservation period from 60 days to 120 days, with effect from 1 April. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 17.03.2015 

Question: Who has named Young Global Leader from India by the World Economic Forum (WEF)?
A) Arvind Kejriwal
B) Smiriti Irani
C) Narednra Modi
D) Manmohan Singh
Answer & Explanation: Smiriti Irani has named Young Global Leader from India by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Question: Which bank has launched Chillr, a mobile app that allows users to instantly transfer money to any contact in their phonebook 24 hours a day and seven days a week?
A) ICICI bank
B) SBI
C) HDFC bank
D) Axis bank
Answer & Explanation: HDFC bank has launched Chillr, a mobile app that allows users to instantly transfer money to any contact in their phonebook 24 hours a day and seven days a week.  

Question: Who has been appointed as new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL).
A) D.P. Pathak
B) Somesh Sarthak
C) Ashu Suyash
D) K.P. Thakkar
Answer & Explanation: Ashu Suyash has been appointed as new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL).

Question: Which e-commerce company has purchased stake in logistics firm GoJavas as it looks to further strengthen its delivery operations in the country. 
A) Croma
B) Snapdeal
C) Amazon
D) Flipkart
Answer & Explanation: E-commerce company Snapdeal has purchased stake in logistics firm GoJavas as it looks to further strengthen its delivery operations in the country.  

Question: Indian Railways has decided to extend the advance reservation period from 60 days to ______?
A) 100 days
B) 80 days
C) 120 days
D) 150 days
Answer & Explanation: Indian Railways has decided to extend the advance reservation period from 60 days to 120 days.

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