Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.09.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 20.09.2014

Shewta Chaudhry: India’s shooter Shewta Chaudhry has won the first medal for India in Incheon, South Korea at the 17th Asians Games 2014. Shewta Chaudhry has clinched bronze medal in the Women 10m Air Pistol final. Chinese Shooter Zhang Mengyuan has bagged the gold medal in women 10m pistol event.

Jitu Rai:  India’s Shooter Jitu Rai has bagged the first gold medal for India in Incheon, South Korea at the 17th Asian Games 2014. Jitu Rai has clinched gold medal in the 50m pistol event.

John Key: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has won a third term election.

SAP: German Company, SAP has agreed to buy US software maker “Concur” for $7.3 billion in cash. Concur is an expenses software maker company. SAP is a European multinational software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations.

Padmini Prakash: Padmini Prakash, India’s first transgender TV news anchor. Padmini Prakash works at Lotus News in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

Sardar Singh: India’s Hockey team captain, Sardar Singh became India’s flag bearer at 17th Asian Games opening ceremony.

Abhishek Ganguly: Sportswear retailer Puma India Pvt. Ltd has appointed Abhishek Ganguly as the new Managing Director (MD). Puma is estimated to be India’s second largest sportswear brand ahead of Nike India and behind market leader Adidas.

Larry Ellison: Co-founder and leader of Oracle Corporation Larry Ellison has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Larry Ellison will now be the chairman of Oracle’s Board.

Business Today-Yes Bank Best CFO Awards 2014: The country’s best chief financial officers (CFOs) were honored at the fifth Business Today – YES Bank Best CFO Awards 2014 at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi. While there were 10 categories of winners, the award for the best overall CFO went to Saumen Chakraborty, President and CFO, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories. There was also a category for the best woman CFO, which was bagged by NIIT Technology’s Pratibha K. Advani.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 20.09.2014 

Question: Who has won the first medal for India in Incheon, South Korea at the 17th Asians Games 2014?
A) Sukhen Day
B) Santoshi Matsa
C) Shewta Chaudhry
D) Punam Yadav
Answer & Explanation: Shewta Chaudhry has won the first medal for India.
 
Question: Who has won the PM election in New Zealand?
A) John Key
B) Richard Attenborough
C) Lauren Bacall
D) Robin Williams
Answer & Explanation: John Key has won the PM election in New Zealand.
 
Question: Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Sportswear retailer Puma India Pvt. Ltd?
A) Lalita Sehrawat
B) Amit Kumar
C) Rajeev Tomar
D) Abhishek Ganguly
Answer & Explanation: Abhishek Ganguly has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Sportswear retailer Puma India Pvt. Ltd.
 
Question: Who became the India’s flag bearer at 17th Asian Games opening ceremony?
A) Yogeshwar Dutt
B) Sardar Singh
C) Sushil Kumar
D) Vijay Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Sardar Singh became the India’s flag bearer at 17th Asian Games opening ceremony.
 
Question: Who has bagged the first gold medal for India in Incheon, South Korea at the 17th Asian Games 2014? 
A) Jitu Rai
B) Pinki Rani
C) Abhinav Bindra
D) Sanjita Chanu
Answer & Explanation: Jitu Rai has bagged the first gold medal for India.

 

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