Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 25.01.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 25.01.2015

Saina Nehwal: India’s professional badminton star Saina Nehwal has won the women’s singles title of Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium. She won the title against World No.7 Carolina Marin.

Barack Obama: US president Barack Obama has arrived in India at Delhi.

M.D. Hatkananglekar: Renowned Marathi literary critic, writer and translator M D Hatkananglekar has died due to old-age related illness at a hospital.

Skill Training programme: The Narendra Modi-led government has set an ambitious target of imparting skills to 30 crore people, one out of every our Indians, by 2020 to help them secure jobs as part of the new national skills development policy to be unveiled soon.  

IIT Bombay: The country’s police forces may soon be armed with a direct supply line of latest technology – such as drones, advanced communication systems and video analytic equipment – as the Centre is likely to grant IIT-Bombay Rs 100 crore to set up a centre of excellence for internal security on the lines of the DRDO.

Edgar Lungu: Edgar Lungu was sworn in as the new President of Zambia. He is to be become the country’s sixth president of Zambia.

Union Bank of India: The Union Bank of India (UBI) will open its branch in Sydney (Australia) by the end of this month. UBI rencently opened a branch at Antwerp in Belgium.

Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards 2014: President Pranab Mukherjee has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards 2014 on 56 persons which includes Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak to 17 and Jeevan Raksha Padak to 35 persons. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 25.01.2015 

Question: Who has won the women’s singles title of Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium?
A) Supera Deo
B) Saina Nehwal
C) Carolina Marin
D) PV Sindhu
Answer & Explanation: Saina Nehwal has won the women’s singles title of Syed Modi International Badminton Championships in Lucknow at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium

Question: Who was sworn in as the new President of Zambia?
A) Somerua Paula
B) Adiga Sampe
C) Edgar Lungu
D) Deripa Aganda
Answer & Explanation: Edgar Lungu was sworn in as the new President of Zambia.

Question: What is the name of US President, who has arrived in India?
A) Angela Merkel
B) Barack Obama
C) Tonny Abott
D) David Cameron
Answer & Explanation: Barack Obama has arrived in India

Question: Who was M D Hatkananglekar
A) Sports person
B) Marathi writer
C) ISRO scientist
D) Congress politician
Answer & Explanation: M D Hatkananglekar was a marathi writer.

Question: Which bank will open its branch in Sydney (Australia) by the end of this month?
A) State Bank of India
B) Union Bank of India
C) Bank of India
D) Indian Bank
Answer & Explanation: Union Bank of India will open its branch in Sydney (Australia) by the end of this month.

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  1. A.J.Khan says:

    Really very useful informations.

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