Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 17.09.2015 

Krishnan Balakrishnan: Airline GoAir has appointed Krishnan Balakrishnan as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He has re-placed Siddhartha Datta.

Hero Cycles: Hero Cycles has acquired Delhi based Firefox Bikes in an all cash transaction.

Andhra Pradesh: Andhra Pradesh to host India’s largest mobile manufacturing hub. Three of India’s top home-bred mobile handset makers, Micromax, Karbonn and Celkon have agreed to invest a total of Rs 750 crore in setting up manufacturing facilities at the hardware hub being developed by Andhra Pradesh government.

Shiv Chandrapaul: Veteran Test cricket batsman Shiv Chandrapaul has been honoured with the Icon Award by the Indo-Caribbean Alliance.

Nepal: Nepal has approved a new constitution.

India and Cambodia MoUs: India and Cambodia have signed two MoUs on Tourism and Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Initiative. The MoUs were signed in the presence of Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Aqeela Asifi: Afghan refugee teacher Aqeela Asifi has been awarded with the 2015 Nansen Refugee Award by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Shauryanjali Exhibition: 1965 Indo-Pak War Exhibition named Shauryanjali was inaugurated in New Delhi by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 17.09.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Airline GoAir?
A) Arvind Joshi
B) Krishnan Balakrishnan
C) Suresh Menon
D) Aditi Rao
Answer & Explanation: Krishnan Balakrishnan has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Airline GoAir.

Question: Which firm has acquired Delhi based Firefox Bikes in an all cash transaction?
A) Hercules
B) BSA
C) Hero Cycles
D) Trek
Answer & Explanation: Hero Cycles has acquired Delhi based Firefox Bikes in an all cash transaction. 

Question: Who has been awarded with the 2015 Nansen Refugee Award by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)?
A) Jason Day
B) Prateek Bashir
C) Jim Lee
D) Aqeela Asifi
Answer & Explanation: Aqeela Asifi has been awarded with the 2015 Nansen Refugee Award by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Question: Which state to host India’s largest mobile manufacturing hub?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Karnataka
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: Andhra Pradesh to host India’s largest mobile manufacturing hub.

Question: With which country India recently signed two MoUs on Tourism and Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Initiative?
A) Chile
B) Cambodia
C) Sri Lanka
D) Nepal
Answer & Explanation: India and Cambodia have signed two MoUs on Tourism and Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Initiative.

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