Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.04.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 26.04.2015

Operation Maitri: The Indian Army has named the aid to Nepal earthquake ‘Operation Maitri’ or friendship.

Ratan Tata: Indian iconic business leader Ratan Tata has acquired a stake in Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, the first investment by any Indian in the smart phone maker.

Sangeeta Bhatia: An Indian-origin scientist Sangeeta Bhatia, who has developed artificial human micro livers for drug testing, has won a prestigious Heinz award for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection.      

Joyshree Das Verma: Joyshree Das Verma took over as new chairperson of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) Ladies Organisation (FLO).

National Institute of Design: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that a National Institute of Design would soon be set up in Vijayawada, the capital region of Andhra Pradesh.   

Yes Bank: Private Sector Yes Bank has launched a representative office in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This is the maiden foray into international operations for the 12-year old lender. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 26.04.2015 

Question: The Indian Army has named the aid to Nepal earthquake ________?
A) Operation Sankalp
B) Operation Maitri
C) Operation Saath
D) Operation Madad
Answer & Explanation: The Indian Army has named the aid to Nepal earthquake ‘Operation Maitri’.

Question: Who has won a prestigious Heinz award for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection?
A) Vivek Murthy
B) D.R. Bhatia
C) Sangeeta Bhatia
D) Sarosh Jigra
Answer & Explanation: Sangeeta Bhatia has won a prestigious Heinz award for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection.

Question: Who took over as new chairperson of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) Ladies Organization (FLO)?
A) Joyshree Das Verma
B) Jay Ganesh Gautam
C) Hariom Kumar
D) Kapil Das
Answer & Explanation: Joyshree Das Verma took over as new chairperson of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) Ladies Organization (FLO).

Question: Private Sector Yes Bank has launched a representative office in ________?
A) Colombo
B) New York
C) Abu Dhabi
D) Paris
Answer & Explanation: Private Sector Yes Bank has launched a representative office in Abu Dhabi.

Question: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that a National Institute of Design would soon be set up in ________?
A) Chennai
B) Vijayawada
C) Bangalore
D) Bhopal
Answer & Explanation: Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that a National Institute of Design would soon be set up in Vijayawada.

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