Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.07.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 22.07.2015 

Adil Zainulbhai: Adil Zainulbhai has been appointed as Chairman of media firm TV18 Broadcast. He has replaced Manoj Mahank.

BCCI: BCCI has tied up with British Council for English language up skilling course for Indian umpires.

Alexander Harrison: Alexander Harrison has been appointed as Asia corporate banking head of Barclays.

L’Oreal India: L’Oreal India has become India’s first and only company to receive the Economic Dividends for Gender Equality certification (EDGE).

Bill & Melinda Gates: Bill and Milinda Gates are the world’s wealthiest couple with a net worth of $85.7 billion as per Wealth-X, the global wealth intelligence and prospecting company.

Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh government has inaugurated a tree transplanter machine at the Botanical Garden in Naya Raipur for relocating trees rather than cutting them.

GoDaddy: US-based firm GoDaddy has launched its ‘GoDaddy Online store’ in India to help small and medium enterprise (SMEs) to set up their own e-Commerce websites.

Puducherry: Puducherry has emerged as the first Smart city to send its nomination to the Centre for the ‘100 Smart Cities’ mission.

Maharashtra: Welspun Renewable, India’s leading generator of solar energy has commissioned 52 MW solar plant in Baramati, Maharashtra.

PFRDA: The pension regulator, PFRDA has allowed Non Resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in National Pension System (NPS) to get social cover. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 22.07.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Chairman of media firm TV18 Broadcast?
A) Ajeet Deriya
B) Adil Zainulbhai
C) Narain Das
D) S.K. Kumar
Answer & Explanation: Adil Zainulbhai has been appointed as Chairman of media firm TV18 Broadcast.

Question: Welspun Renewable, India’s leading generator of solar energy has commissioned 52 MW solar plant in Baramati, __________?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Karnataka
C) Maharashtra
D) Rajasthan
Answer & Explanation: Welspun Renewable, India’s leading generator of solar energy has commissioned 52 MW solar plant in Baramati, Maharashtra.

Question: Which company has become India’s first and only company to receive the Economic Dividends for Gender Equality certification (EDGE)?
A) HCL
B) L’Oreal India
C) Lux
D) Reliance
Answer & Explanation: L’Oreal India has become India’s first and only company to receive the Economic Dividends for Gender Equality certification (EDGE).

Question: Who has emerged as the first Smart city to send its nomination to the Centre for the ‘100 Smart Cities’ mission?
A) Puducherry
B) Lucknow
C) Bhopal
D) Bangalore
Answer & Explanation: Puducherry has emerged as the first Smart city to send its nomination to the Centre for the ‘100 Smart Cities’ mission.

Question: Who are the world’s wealthiest couple as per Wealth-X, the global wealth intelligence and prospecting company?
A) Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen
B) Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn
C) Bill and Milinda Gates
D) Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Answer & Explanation: Bill and Milinda Gates are the world’s wealthiest couple as per Wealth-X, the global wealth intelligence and prospecting company.

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