Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.09.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 18.09.2014 

Lalita Kumar Mangalam: BJP National executive member Lalita Kumar Mangalam has been appointed as Chairperson of the National Commission for women. She has replaced Mamta Sharma.

India, China inked MoUs: India and Chinese business delegates signed deals worth $3.43 billion. An agreement worth $2.6 billion was signed between IndiGo Airlines and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).

FIFA Rankings: According to latest FIFA rankings, India placed at 158th position. World cup 2014 winner Germany placed at first position.

Adil Zainulbhai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of Quality Control Council of India (QCI). QCI is an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

Naseeruddin Shah Autobiography: An autobiography of bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah “And then One Day: A Memoir” has been released.

Prithvi Shaw: Young Cricketer and record breaker Prithvi Shaw, has landed a deal worth Rs 36 lakh with cricket equipment manufactures SG. Prithvi Shaw has shown tremendous potential, when he scored a record 546 runs in an innings, last year.

Swavalamban Pension Plan: Union government of India is targeting about 80 lakh subscribers under its Swavalambam Pension Scheme by Financial year 2015.

Le Yucheng: Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed Le Yucheng as China’s new Ambassador to India.

E-gatiman Service for transporter: Madhya Pradesh government launched Short Messaging Service (SMS) based ‘e-gatiman’ service for transporter. This service aimed at ending the complicated process of getting Form-49 to get clearance at 28 commercial tax checkposts while transporting goods.

Taurus India: Kerala government has approved Rs. 1,200 crore IT investment project in Technopark Phase III in Thiruvananthapuram sponsored by Taurus India.   

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 18.09.2014 

Question: What is the name of the autobiography of bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah?
A) Test of My Life
B) Born to Act
C) And then One Day: A Memoir
D) One life is not enough
Answer & Explanation: “And then One Day: A Memoir” is an autobiography of Naseeruddin Shah.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the National Commission for women?
A) Maneka Gandhi
B) Sushma Singh
C) Mamta Sharma
D) Lalita Kumar Mangalam
Answer & Explanation: Lalita Kumar Mangalam has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the National Commission for women.
 
Question: Which state government launched Short Messaging Service (SMS) based ‘e-gatiman’ service for transporter?
A) Karnataka
B) Himachal Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: Madhya Pradesh government launched Short Messaging Service (SMS) based ‘e-gatiman’ service for transporter.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Quality Control Council of India (QCI).
A) KK Paul
B) Adil Zainulbhai
C) K. Rosaiah
D) Shishir Gupta
Answer & Explanation: Adil Zainulbhai has been appointed as the Chairman of Quality Control Council of India.
 
Question: Which state government has approved Rs. 1,200 crore IT investment project sponsored by Taurus India?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Rajasthan
C) Kerala
D) Gujarat
Answer & Explanation: Kerala government has approved Rs. 1,200 crore IT investment project sponsored by Taurus India

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