Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.08.2015

Daily GK Updates – Current Affairs 29.08.2015 

IndPay: Public sector bank, Indian Bank has launched IndPay, a mobile application service that enables its customer to operate bank accounts from anywhere, anytime.

Saniza Mirza: India’s professional tennis player Sania Mirza has been conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the country’s highest sporting honour.

Al Rajwani: Al Rajwani has been appointed as Managing Director of Gillette India for a period of five years.   

Ex-Ekuverin 2015: The sixth joint military training exercise ‘Ex-Ekuverin 2015’ involving the India Army and the Maldivian National Defence Force will be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. 

Myanmar: Myanmar’s government has approved the country’s first-ever national minimum wage at 3,600 kyat ($2.80) for a standard eight-hour work day.

Indian women’s hockey team: Indian women’s hockey team has qualified for Olympics after 36 years. Team qualified for Rio Olympics 2016.

Jaggi Singh: An Indo-Canadian activist ‘Jaggi Singh’ has been awarded USD 15, 000 in damages by a court, for his unlawful arrest eight years ago while taking part in an International Women’s Day rally. 

Test your Knowledge – Quiz 29.08.2015 

Question: Which bank has launched IndPay, a mobile application service that enables its customer to operate bank accounts from anywhere, anytime?
A) Axis Bank
B) Indian Bank
C) Corporation Bank
D) HDFC Bank
Answer & Explanation: Indian Bank has launched IndPay, a mobile application service that enables its customer to operate bank accounts from anywhere, anytime.

Question: Who has been conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
A) Rahul Dravid
B) Manjit Chillar
C) Sania Mirza
D) Pankaj Advani
Answer & Explanation: Sania Mirza has been conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

Question: Indian women’s hockey team has qualified for Olympics after _______?
A) 38 years
B) 36 years
C) 30 years
D) 25 years
Answer & Explanation: Indian women’s hockey team has qualified for Olympics after 36 years.

Question: The sixth joint military training exercise ‘Ex-Ekuverin 2015’ involving the India Army and the Maldivian National Defence Force will be held in ________? 
A) Maharashtra
B) Rajasthan
C) Kerala
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer & Explanation: The sixth joint military training exercise ‘Ex-Ekuverin 2015’ involving the India Army and the Maldivian National Defence Force will be held in Kerala.

Question: Who has been appointed as Managing Director of Gillette India for a period of five years?
A) Kamal Kant Gupta
B) Al Rajwani
C) Anand Devas
D) Ashok Rai
Answer & Explanation: Al Rajwani has been appointed as Managing Director of Gillette India for a period of five years.

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