Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.09.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 24.09.2015 

RBS: The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) sold its Indian private banking business to Sanctum Wealth Management Private Limited. Sanctum Wealth is a Mumbai based company.

Court: Marathi film ‘Court’ has been selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy Awards 2016.

Rajan Wadhera: Rajan Wadhera has been appointed as the President of the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).

R.S. Sharma: R.S. Sharma has been appointed as Managing Director of Bajaj Power Ventures Private Ltd.

Kerala Tourism: Kerala Tourism and St Petersburg’s tourism department will sign a MoU to promote tourist inflow from second-largest Russian city to Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi.

Uninor: Telecom firm Uninor re-branded as Telenor India.

G-20 sherpa: Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as the sherpa for G20 negotiations.

Mukesh Ambani: Industrialist Mukesh Ambani has been named as India’s richest person for ninth consecutive year in a row in the 2015 Forbes magazine’s India rich list.

IKEA: Swedish home furnishings company IKEA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Uttar Pradesh government to set up its store in the state.

US and China deals: China and US have reached an agreement on a code of safe conduct on naval and air force encounters.

Practo Inc: Bengaluru-based healthcare platform Practo has acquired Qikwell to go deeper into hospital segment. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 24.09.2015 

Question: Which bank sold its Indian private banking business to Sanctum Wealth Management Private Limited?
A) Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
B) HSBC bank
C) Ratnakar Bank Ltd (RBL)
D) Qatar Doha Bank
Answer & Explanation: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) sold its Indian private banking business to Sanctum Wealth Management Private Limited.

Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director of Bajaj Power Ventures Private Ltd?
A) Surendra Narain
B) R.S. Sharma
C) Anand Gupta
D) Vivek Rai
Answer & Explanation: R.S. Sharma has been appointed as Managing Director of Bajaj Power Ventures Private Ltd. 

Question: Which film has been selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy Awards 2016?
A) Queen
B) Massan
C) Court
D) Buddha in a Traffic Jam
Answer & Explanation: ‘Court’ film has been selected as India’s official entry to the Best Foreign Language category of the 88th Academy Awards 2016.

Question: Who has been named as India’s richest person in the 2015 Forbes magazine’s India rich list?
A) Mukesh Ambani
B) Shiv Nadar
C) Azim Premji
D) Dilip Shanghvi
Answer & Explanation: Mukesh Ambani has been named as India’s richest person in the 2015 Forbes magazine’s India rich list.

Question: IKEA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with __________ government to set up its store in the state?
A) Gujarat
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Karnataka
D) Madhya Pradesh
Answer & Explanation: IKEA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Uttar Pradesh government to set up its store in the state.

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