Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 18.04.2015

Shah Rukh Khan: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan won an Outstanding Contribution to Cinema honour at the fifth annual The Asian Awards.

Asian Business Leader Award: NRI industrialists Hinduja brothers – S P Hinduja and G P Hinduja have won the Business Leader of the Year 2015 award. 

Vodafone: Telecom major Vodafone India has tied up with Goa postal department for payments of bills. Vodafone has taken the initiative to introduce ‘pat through post office facility’ to make simple, easy, secure and less time consuming for customers to make their bill payments.

TCS: Tata Consulting Services (TCS) has appointed Daniel Praveen as CEO of Diligenta.    

Vishal Sikka: The East China Normal University (ECNU), one of the prestigious universities in China, has appointed Vishal Sikha, Chief Executive Officer of Infosys, as Advisory Professor.

2015 Yale World Fellowship 2015: Two Indians, Zeena Johar and Rahul Pandit are among 16 people named by Yale University as its 2015 World Fellows, the signature global leadership development initiative at the prestigious US institution.

Raytheon Co: U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co has agreed to buy Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC.  

Johnny Kemp: R&B singer Johnny Kemp died in Jamaica at the age of 55. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 18.04.2015 

Question: Who won an Outstanding Contribution to Cinema honour at the fifth annual The Asian Awards?
A) Aamir Khan
B) Shah Rukh Khan
C) Shashi Kapoor
D) Amitabh Bachchan
Answer & Explanation: Shah Rukh Khan won an Outstanding Contribution to Cinema honour at the fifth annual The Asian Awards.

Question: Telecom major Vodafone India has tied up with which state postal department for payments of bills.
A) Goa
B) Karnataka
C) Maharashtra
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: Telecom major Vodafone India has tied up with Goa postal department for payments of bills.

Question: Tata Consulting Services (TCS) has appointed _______ as CEO of Diligenta?    
A) P.T. Jindal
B) Daniel Praveen
C) Rocry Kora
D) S.K. Rawat
Answer & Explanation: Tata Consulting Services (TCS) has appointed Daniel Praveen as CEO of Diligenta.    

Question: Who won the Business Leader of the Year 2015 award?
A) Mukesh Ambani
B) Ratan Tata
C) S P Hinduja and GP Hinduja
D) Gutam Adani
Answer & Explanation: S P Hinduja and GP Hinduja won the Business Leader of the Year 2015 award.

Question: Who was Johnny Kemp?
A) politician
B) actor
C) scientist
D) singer
Answer & Explanation: Johnny Kemp was a singer.

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