Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 28.08.2015 

Balachandran M: Balachandran M has been re-appointed as the non-executive chairman of National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) for a further period of two years.

Vassiliki Thanou: Vassiliki Thanou has been elected as first female Prime Minister of Greece.

Russia team-up with Google: Russia’s biggest mobile phone operator MTS has teamed up with Google Inc to help grow the use of mobile internet.

Malaysia: Malaysia’s IHH Healthcare Bhd, the world’s second-biggest healthcare firm by market value, is buying a 73.4 per cent stake in India-based Ravindranath GE Medical Associates Private Ltd for 819 million ringgit ($195 million).

AudioCompass: Personal tour guide app AudioCompass became the winner of the third edition to Start Tel Aviv contest run by The Embassy of Israel in partnership with TiE Delhi-NCR.

M.V. Gupta: Noted Indian agricultural scientist Dr Modadugu Vijay Gupta has been chosen for the inaugural Sunhak Peace Prize.

Nokia: Finish telecom equipment maker Nokia has agreed to create a joint venture in China with state-owned Huaxin.

Shahnaz Husain: India’s leading beauty expert Shahnaz Husain has been nominated as Culture Ambassador for Seychelles in India.   

Lionel Messi: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award.

Usian Bolt: Usian Bolt has won the gold medal in World Championships 200m final in China.

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 28.08.2015 

Question: Who has been re-appointed as the non-executive chairman of National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) for a further period of two years?
A) Pyush Gupta
B) Balachandran M
C) R.C. Taypal
D) S.K. Roy
Answer & Explanation: Balachandran M has been re-appointed as the non-executive chairman of National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) for a further period of two years.

Question: Who has been elected first female Prime Minister of Greece?
A) Julie Gayet
B) Valerie Trierweiler
C) Francios Hollande
D) Vassiliki Thanou
Answer & Explanation: Vassiliki Thanou has been elected as new Prime Minister of Greece.

Question: Who has been nominated as Culture Ambassador for Seychelles in India?
A) Anand Bharti
B) Shahnaz Husain
C) Deepak Gupta
D) P.V. Sindhu
Answer & Explanation: Shahnaz Husain has been nominated as Culture Ambassador for Seychelles in India.

Question: Who has won the gold medal in World Championships 200m final in China?
A) Tyson Gay
B) Justin Gatlin
C) Usian Bolt
D) Michael Phelps
Answer & Explanation: Usian Bolt has won the gold medal in World Championships 200m final in China.

Question: Who has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award? 
A) Gareth Bale
B) Lionel Messi
C) Neymar
D) Luis Suarez
Answer & Explanation: Lionel Messi has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award.

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