Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.03.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.03.2015 

Aditya Puri: HDFC Bank Managing Director Aditya Puri has featured in the list of 30 best CEOs, published by America’s financial magazine Barron’s.

Lunch Libre: Mexico ‘lucha libre’ wrestler known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo has died from a hit in the ring at the age of 35.

PMKVY: The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) to provide skills training to youth across the country.

IFSC: India’s first International Financial Services Centre will be created in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT city), regulator SEBI has approved a relaxed set of norms for setting up stock exchanges and other capital market infrastructure in such centers.

Urja Sangam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a mega energy conclave, Urja Sangam, to mark Golden Jubilee of India’s flagship overseas oil firm ONGC Videsh Ltd.   

Meira Kumar: Former Lok Sabha Meira Kumar’s book entitled “Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy – Speaker’s Perspective” has released.

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan: Nobel Laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.03.2015 

Question: Name of Indian CEO, who has featured in the list of 30 best CEOs, published by America’s financial magazine Barron’s?
A) R.D. Kumariya
B) Aditya Puri
C) Vishal Sikka
D) K.K. Anand
Answer & Explanation: Aditya Puri has featured in the list of 30 best CEOs, published by America’s financial magazine Barron’s.

Question: India’s first International Financial Services Centre will be created in ____?
A) Karnataka
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Gujarat
D) Maharashtra
Answer & Explanation: India’s first International Financial Services Centre will be created in Gujarat.

Question: Who is the author of book “Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy – Speaker’s Perspective”?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Sumitra Mahajan
C) Meira Kumar’s
D) K.P. Thakkar
Answer & Explanation: Meira Kumar’s is the author of book “Indian Parliamentary Diplomacy – Speaker’s Perspective”.

Question: Who was lucha libre?
A) wrestler
B) scientist
C) actor
D) signer
Answer & Explanation: lucha libre was a wrestler.

Question: Who has been confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society?
A) Mayank Agrawal
B) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
C) S.P. Tyagi
D) Suresh Narain
Answer & Explanation: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan has been confirmed as President Elect of the Royal Society.

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