Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 25.09.2014

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 25.09.2014 

PM Narendra Modi: The Southern University System of Louisiana in United States has decided to confer an honorary doctorate degree to Narendra Modi for his work in the field of inclusive growth.

India to give UN $12 million: India has announced $12 million contribution to the United Nations to help it fight the deadly Ebola virus in the African continent.

Marvan Atapattu: Former Sri Lankan player Marvan Atapattu has appointed as Sri Lanka’s first full-time local coach in 15 years.

Hinduja brothers: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords.

‘Make in India’ campaign: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his pet “Make in India” campaign to put India prominently on the global manufacturing map and, in turn, facilitate the inflow of new technology and capital, while creating millions of jobs.

Kapil Dev: Indian cricketer legend Kapil Dev has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at a ceremony in the House of Lords in London.

BJP, Shiv Sena alliance: The 25-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance split on Thursday amid continued deadlock over seat-sharing for the October 15 Maharashtra assembly polls.  

SAARC Ministers of Culture meets: The 3rd meeting of SAARC Ministers of Culture was held in New Delhi from 24 September 2014 to 25 September 2014.  The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Minister of State for Culture Shripad Naik.

Bradman Honouree 2014: Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh of Australia were selected as Bradman Honouree 2014.

JC Daniel Award 2013: Noted writer and filmmaker Madathil Thekkepaattu (MT) Vasudevan Nair was selected for the JC Daniel Award for lifetime achievement for the year 2013.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 25.09.2014 

Question: Who was selected for the JC Daniel Award for lifetime achievement for the year 2013?
A) Vasudevan Nair
B) Manjulatha Kalanidhi
C) Abhishek Verma
D) U. Mumba
Answer & Explanation: Vasudevan Nair was selected for the JC Daniel Award for lifetime achievement for the year 2013.
 
Question: The 3rd meeting of SAARC Ministers of Culture was held in _____?
A) Kathmandu
B) Colombo
C) New Delhi
D) Bhutan
Answer & Explanation: New Delhi
 
Question: Who has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at a ceremony in the House of Lords in London?
A) Sourabh Gangualy
B) Kapil Dev
C) Sunil Gavaskar
D) Sachin Tendulkar
Answer & Explanation: Kapil Dev has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at a ceremony in the House of Lords in London.
 
Question: Who was selected as Bradman Honouree 2014?
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Jai Surya
C) Shane Warane
D) Wasim Akram
Answer & Explanation: Sachin Tendulkar was selected as Bradman Honouree 2014.
 
Question: Who have been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords?
A) Adani Group
B) Tata Group
C) Reliance Group
D) Hinduja Group
Answer & Explanation: Hinduja Group has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords.

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