Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.06.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.06.2015 

Nandkumar Saravade: Cyber crime expert Nandkumar Saravade has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

HDFC Bank: Country’s second largest private sector lender HDFC Bank has launched ’30-min auto’ and ’15-min 2-wheeler’ loan schemes, for which customers have to provide only their biometric details.

Rahul Agarwal: Rahul Agarwal has been appointed as the Managing Director of technology major ‘Lenevo’ for its India operations.

Amag Pharmaceuticals: Amag Pharmaceuticals Inc has decided to buy the largest newborn stem cell bank in the world for $700 million in cash and stock to strengthen is maternal health business.

Canada Open Badminton Tournament: Indian pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwni Ponappa won the women’s doubles title of the Canada Open Badminton tournament. They defeated Eefje Muskens and Selena Piek in the finals.

Nelson Piquet: Brazilians racer Nelson Piquet has won the FIA Formula E Championship title of the 2014-15 season.

Vishwanath Tripathi: Veteran Writer Vishwanath Tripathi has been selected for the 28th Moorti Devi Award for the year 2014 for his book Vyomkesh Darvesh.

Lee Chong: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has won the men’s singles title of the Canada Open Badminton Tournament. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 29.06.2015 

Question: Who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Data Security Council of India (DSCI)?
A) Ashok Chawla
B) D.P. Pathak
C) Nandkumar Saravade
D) Suresh Rai Verman
Answer & Explanation: Nandkumar Saravade has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

Question: Who has been selected for the 28th Moorti Devi Award for the year 2014 for his book Vyomkesh Darvesh?
A) Ferz Akhtar
B) Anand Kumar
C) Vishwanath Tripathi
D) Guljar
Answer & Explanation: Vishwanath Tripathi has been selected for the 28th Moorti Devi Award for the year 2014 for his book Vyomkesh Darvesh.

Question: Who has won the men’s singles title of the Canada Open Badminton Tournament?
A) Ajay Jairam
B) Santson
C) Xi Cheling
D) Lee Chong Wei
Answer & Explanation: Lee Chong Wei has won the men’s singles title of the Canada Open Badminton Tournament.

Question: Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of technology major ‘Lenevo’ for its India operations?
A) Jason Day
B) Rahul Agarwal
C) V.P. Sethi
D) Kapil Sharma
Answer & Explanation: Rahul Agarwal has been appointed as the Managing Director of technology major ‘Lenevo’ for its India operations.

Question: Who has won the FIA Formula E Championship title of the 2014-15 season?
A) Nelson Piquet
B) Mayank Pandey
C) Lewis Hamilton
D) Nico Rosberg
Answer & Explanation: Nelson Piquet has won the FIA Formula E Championship title of the 2014-15 season.

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