Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 23.09.2015 

Stuti Kacker: Stuti Narain Kacker has been appointed as chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

Intex: Domestic handset maker Intex has tied up with Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio Infocomm to supply 4G handsets enabled with voice over LTE (VoLTE) feature.

Yogi Berra: Iconic American Athlete, Yogi Berra has died at the age of 90.

S.S.L. Prasida: A 13-year old student from Odisha, Sripada Srisai Lalita Prasida, has won the Community Impact Award at the Google Science Fair in the 13-15 years age category for developing a water purifier that works using waste corn cobs.

Shoppers Stop: Large format retail chain Shoppers Stop has entered into partnership with wallet services provider FreeCharge, which is part of e-commerce major Snapdeal.

A K Srinivasan: A.K. Srinivasan took over as the Director (Finance) of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), the nation’s biggest oil and gas explorer.

kWatt: Solar energy solutions provider kWatt Solutions has tied up with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to conduct its Suryamitra Training Programme.

Prashant Modi: Prashant Modi has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Great Eastern Energy Corp Ltd (GEECL).       

Jyoti Vaswani: Insurance firm Future Generali India has appointed Jyoti Vaswani as its Chief Investment Officer (CIO).

Suzlon: Wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon has bagged contracts from SMEs and public sector undertakings (PSU) to supply 50 turbines of 2.1 MW each in various parts of the country. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 23.09.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)?
A) Stuti Narain Kacker
B) Ajeet Seth
C) Kimtera Pathita
D) Anand Sureja
Answer & Explanation: Stuti Narain Kacker has been appointed as chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

Question: Who has won the Community Impact Award at the Google Science Fair in the 13-15 years age category?
A) S.S.L. Prasida
B) Preeti Jhangriya
C) Mamta Devi
D) Anurag Thakur
Answer & Explanation: S.S.L. Prasida has won the Community Impact Award at the Google Science Fair in the 13-15 years age category.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the Insurance firm Future Generali India?
A) Jyoti Vaswani
B) Narain Rathore
C) P.K. Sinha
D) Ashok Suri
Answer & Explanation: Jyoti Vaswani has been appointed as the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the Insurance firm Future Generali India.

Question: Which firm has tied up with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to conduct its Suryamitra Training Programme?
A) Adam Ice Ltd
B) kWatt Solutions
C) Adani Group
D) Suzlon
Answer & Explanation: kWatt Solutions has tied up with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to conduct its Suryamitra Training Programme.

Question: Who was Yogi Berra?
A) politician
B) athlete
C) scientist
D) actor
Answer & Explanation: Yogi Berra was an athlete.

 

 

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