Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 21.04.2015

Daily GK UpdatesCurrent Affairs 21.04.2015

MakeMyTrip: Nasdaq-listed MakeMyTrip has acquired travel planning startup Mygola. 

ICICI: India’s largest private lender ICICI bank has tied up with a leading UAE-based Emirates NBD bank to offer an instant remitting service to Indians residing in the Gulf nation.

UBI: Union Bank of India has announced its tie-up with Star Union Dai-ichi- Life Insurance and New India Assurance for providing life and accidental death insurance policies.

J.B. Patnaik: Former Odisha Chief Minister Janaki Ballav Patnaik died in Tirupati at the age of 87.

Mohammed Morsy: Egypt President Morsy has been jailed for 20 years. An Egyptian criminal court sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsy to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012.

E-Samiksha: Indian Railways has launched E-Samiksha, with an aim of monitoring implementation of various ongoing projects including Rail Budget proposals, an online monitoring mechanism.

Lalit Bhanot: Former IOA Secretary General Lalit Bhanot is set to contest for the post of vice president of the Asian Athletics Association (AAA), elections for the continental body are held in China.

BMB: Bharatiya Mahila Bank Ltd has entered into MoUs with New India Assurance Company Ltd and Life Insurance Corporation of India to provide insurance cover to its account holders. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 21.04.2015 

Question: Which bank has announced its tie-up with Star Union Dai-ichi- Life Insurance and New India Assurance for providing life and accidental death insurance policies?
A) SBI
B) Union Bank of India
C) ICICI
D) HDFC
Answer & Explanation: Union Bank of India has announced its tie-up with Star Union Dai-ichi- Life Insurance and New India Assurance for providing life and accidental death insurance policies.

Question: Nasdaq listed MakeMyTrip has acquired travel planning startup________? 
A) JK Travel
B) Squad
C) Mygola
D) SkyLite
Answer & Explanation: Nasdaq-listed MakeMyTrip has acquired travel planning startup Mygola.

Question: Who was Janaki Ballav Patnaik?
A) scientist
B) economist
C) politician
D) activist
Answer & Explanation: Janaki Ballav Patnaik was a politician.

Question: Which bank has tied up with a leading UAE-based Emirates NBD bank to offer an instant remitting service to Indians residing in the Gulf nation?
A) ICICI
B) SBI
C) AXIS
D) HDFC
Answer & Explanation: ICICI bank has tied up with a leading UAE-based Emirates NBD bank to offer an instant remitting service to Indians residing in the Gulf nation. 

Question: Which bank has entered into MoUs with New India Assurance Company Ltd and Life Insurance Corporation of India to provide insurance cover to its account holders?
A) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
B) Corporation Bank
C) Bank of Baroda
D) Andhra Bank
Answer & Explanation: Bharatiya Mahila Bank has entered into MoUs with New India Assurance Company Ltd and Life Insurance Corporation of India to provide insurance cover to its account holders. 

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