Thursday, February 11, 2016

11, 12 February 2016 Current Affairs

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Current Affairs Questions on 11, 12 February 2016:
First National Deworming day was observed on ?
A. 9 February 2016
B. 10 February 2016
C. 10 January  2016
D. 1 February 2016
Answer: B
Explanation: First National Deworming day is being observed across India on 10th February 2016. Every year on 10 February is observed as National Deworming Day to combat parasitic worm infections among preschool and school-age children across India.  Its main objective is to deworm children between the ages of (1-19) at schools and anganwadi centres. Implementation of deworming programmes is led by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Who is Named Vice-Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce Commission (ICC) Recently ?
A. Anurag Patel
B. Ranjit Singh
C. Davinder Singh
D. MK Choudhary
Answer: C
Explanation: Indian-origin lawyer Davinder Singh (58) has been named as Vice-Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce Commission (ICC) on Corporate Responsibility  and Anti-corruption. Mr. Singh is one of top Indian-origin lawyer in Singapore. Currently he is chief executive of the Singapore based law firm Drew & Napier. He was member of Singapore Parliament from 1988-2006.

Govt on 12th February annouce 100% digitisation of ........... in Inida ?
A. Schools Marks
B. Farmers Crop
C. Rration cards
D. All of above
Answer: C
Explanation: Government has achieved significant mile stones in the reforms of PDS. Almost 100 % (99.9%) ration cards have been digitised across the country. Over 42 % ration cards have been even linked with Aadhaar cards and Point of Sale Devices, to keep electronic record of allocation to the beneficiaries, have been installed in over 77,000 ration shops. These measures will help making PDS more transparent and leak proof. This was stated by Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan while addressing media in Bhubaneswar on 12th February 2016.

Braveheart Hanamanthapa passed away on 11th February, He was injured at ?
A. Jharkhand
B. Nikobar
C. Siachen
D. Jammu
Answer: C
Explanation: Siachen braveheart Hanamanthapa passed away. Lance Naik breathed his last at 11.45 am today at Army's research and referral hospital in New Delhi. He had slipped into a deeper state of coma this morning and was extremely critical with worsening multiple organ dysfunction. Lance Naik Hanumanthappa was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at Siachen Glacier.

Siachen braveheart Hanumanthappa passes away

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who survived after being buried under an avalanche in Siachen, died in army hospital at 11.45 am on Thursday. A billion prayers were behind him but Siachen hero Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad lost the battle for life on Thursday. Koppad was receiving treatment at the Army Research and Referral Hospital by a team of intensivists, neurologist, nephrologist, endocrinologist and surgeons. “Lance Naik Hanamanthappa is no more. He breathed his last at 11:45am today (Thursday),” a senior army official said. Koppad and nine other soldiers were swept away by an avalanche at the Siachen glacier on February 3, at an altitude of around 20,500 feet. He was found on Monday, miraculously alive but in critical condition.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

10th February 2016 Current Affairs

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Current Affairs Questions on 10th February 2016:
47th Governors Conference was held on 10th February in which city ?
A. Goa
B. Delhi
C. Mumbai
D. Jaipur
Answer: B
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed the concluding session of the 47th Governors Conference at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 10th February 2016. The Prime Minister said Governors occupy a unique high position, owing to their vast years of experience, and the prestigious nature of their post. He said they can hence work as catalytic agents in the States, speeding up and improving processes without themselves becoming a part of them. The Prime Minister noted that India is the only major economy across the world, which is moving ahead strongly despite the global economic crisis. He said that with the world taking note of India, India is not a mute spectator to global developments, and has played a key role in recent global fora such as CoP-21, and WTO.

Who is appointed Vice-President, Chief Investment Officer of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) ?
A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Rajat Patel
C. Dr. D.J. Pandian
D. Narendra Taneja
Answer: C
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced the appointment of India's nominee, Dr. D.J. Pandian, as the Vice-President, Chief Investment Officer of the newly formed USD 100 billion multilateral development bank. The primary responsibility of the Chief Investment Officer is leading the planning and supervision of the Bank’s infrastructure investment by promoting sustainable investment throughout Asia that is consistent with the Bank’s vision, goals, and strategies, and by ensuring the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of AIIB operations

National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) will be established in which city ?
A. Jaipur
B. Karnal
C. Gangtok
D. Dharwar
Answer: C
Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh on 10th February announced the establishment of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at Gangtok, Sikkim. Shri Singh during 87th Annual General Meeting of Indian Council of Agricultural Research announced establishment of National Organic Farming Research Institute (NOFRI) at Gangtok, Sikkim. Sikkim has recently been declared as the first organic state in the country.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Indian Archers excels-won all 10 Gold Medals

Indian Archery team won all the five gold medals in the recurve event at 12th South Asian Games in Shillong today. India also begs two silver medals in individual categories of Men and Women.  The Women’s team comprising Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi defeated the Sri Lankan trio Dilhara Salgado, Anuradha Karunaratne and Suchini Ubeysiri, without losing a set by 6-0.While, the Men archers team of India consisting of Jayanta Talukdar, Tarundeep Rai and Gurucharan Besra beat Sri Lankan team comprising Nipuna Senevirathne, Indranath, Sajeev De Silva by 5-1. 
In the Mixed Recurve category, Indian pair of Tarundeep Rai and Deepika Kumari routed the Sri Lankan duo Dilhara Salgado, Nipuna Senevirathne by 6-0.In the Men's Individual Recurve event final, Tarundeep Rai won gold while his Indian opponent Gurucharan Besra won silver.In the Women’s category; Deepika won gold and silver went to her teammate Bombayla Devi.In the Recurve Individual Men and Women event Nepalese Prem Prasad Pun and Bhutanese Karma won the Bronze. Recurve Mixed Team Bhutanese player Karma and Jigme Norbu won Bronze.Bhutanese women team Karma, Sonam Deki, Sonam Dema and Men’s Jigme Norbu, Kinly Tshering, Nima Wangdi won Bronze in the Recurve Women and Men Team Event.  All in all, India walked away with the most medals with 10 Gold and 4 Silver Medals, as Bangladesh got 3 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals and placed in second position. Bhutan positioned 3rd with a total of 5 Medals, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze, while Sri Lanka got only 2 Silver Medals, Nepal had to content with only 1 Bronze Medal. 

9th February 2016 Current Affairs

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Current Affairs Questions on 9th February 2016:
Military Exercise Surya Kiran IX from on 08 February to 21 February 2016 is conducted between India and ----------- ?
A. USA
B. Nepal
C. Japan
D. Srilanka
Answer: B
Explanation: The 14 day Indo-Nepal Combined Military Exercise Surya Kiran IX at general area, Pithoragarh commenced on 08 February 2016 and will culminate on 21 February 2016. A combined Ceremonial Parade was held by both the participating contingents. The Nepal Army is being represented by officers and troops of the elite Shree Rudra Dhoj Battalion while an Infantry Battalion is participating on behalf of Indian Army.

Which e-commerce company has Ratan Tata invested in on 8th February 2016?
A. Maglicks
B. Moglicks
C. Moglix
D. None of the above
Answer: Moglix
Explanation: e-Commerce company Moglix has made the announcement that it has received undisclosed financial investment from industrialist Ratan Tata. The investments have been made in e-commerce and new age technology enabled companies. Moglix is known for its expertise in B2B procurement of industrial products such as fasteners and MROs with pan Asia manufacturers. It also raised Pre-Series A funding from Accel Partners and Jungle Ventures.

Which party was the former PM of Nepal, Sushil Koirala a president of?
A. Nepali Congress
B. Nepal CPM
C. Nepal Janata Pary
D. None of the above
Answer: A
Explanation: Former PM of Nepal and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala assed away on account of pneumonia at the age of 79, on 9th February 2016. He was elected PM of Nepal in February 2014 and passed away at his residence in the outskirts of Kathmandu. He was known for promulgating the new constitution of Nepal in September 2015. Suffering from COPD, he succumbed to the disease. He was born in Banaras India and entered Nepali politics in the 1950s.

Monday, February 8, 2016

8th February 2016 Current Affairs

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Current Affairs for February 2016 (1 to 29th February)
Current Affairs Questions on 8th February 2016:
Prime Minister on 7th February dedicated Paradip Refinery to Nation. It is situated in which state ?
A. Gujarat
B. Assam
C. Odisha
D. Andhra Pradesh
Answer: C
Explanation: Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated the state of the art Paradip Refinery in Odisha, to the nation.  He said youth would benefit from employment opportunities, and poor women across the country who depended on firewood for fuel, would get access to LPG.

India's first fully solar-powered educational institute is in
A. Rajasthan
B. Puducherry
C. MP
D. Gujarat
Answer: B
Explanation: Sri Aurobindo International Centre for Education, Puducherry has become India's first fully solar-powered educational institute. The institute generates thrice the electricity it consumes through solar power plants installed on the roofs of the dining room, primary school, library and high school in the campus. The institute has been self-reliant in energy since September 2014.

Tata Motors declared a lockout at Dharwad bus manufacturing plants on 6 February 2016. It is situated in which state ?
A. Uttara khand
B. Gujarat
C. Maharashtra
D. Karnataka
Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Motors on 6 February declared a lockout at its bus manufacturing plant in Karnataka’s Dharwad, following a continued strike by workers. The plant makes buses under the Tata Marcopolo brand. Dharwad is one of the youngest plants of the Mumbai-based company which began operations in 2009. The plant makes fully-built buses for intra-city and inter-city transportation that include 16 to 54-seater standard and 18 to 45-seater luxury and low-floor city buses.

World Health Organization (WHO) has advised India and other South Asian countries to increase surveillance against which Virus in February 2016 ?
A. AIDS
B. H1N1
C. Zika virus
D. H1N4
Answer: C
Explanation: World Health Organization (WHO) has advised India and other South Asian countries to increase surveillance against Zika virus and take necessary precautionary steps. It has also urged countries to upgrade the lab facilities for proper detection of the virus. Indian govt has clearly stated that the virus has not entered India as yet. A number of the preventive steps have been taken.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

7th February 2016 Current Affairs

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Current Affairs Questions on 7th February 2016:
Prime Minister on 7th February inaugurates National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) in which city ?
A. Jaipur
B. Guwahati
C. Bhubaneswar
D. Delhi
Answer: C
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on 7th February dedicated to the nation, the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) at Bhubaneswar in Odhia. The Prime Minister urged the students of NISER to work towards making NISER India's greenest campus, and a zero-emission, zero-discharge campus which uses only renewable energy.

Which social media suspends 1.25 lakh accounts recently ?
A. Google+
B. Facebook
C. Twitter
D. Whatsapp
Answer: C
Twitter has suspended more than 125,000 accounts "for threatening or promoting terrorist acts". The US-based firm said the accounts "primarily related to ISIS" (the so-called Islamic State group). "We condemn the use of Twitter to promote terrorism," it said, adding that it had increased its report reviewing teams to react faster. Twitter has more than 500 million users around the world.

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana completes 10 lakh enrollments

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) completes 10 lakh enrollments under Skill India, 70% have completed their skill training since its launch.  Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh reflect maximum enrollments 
The scheme has been implemented across all 29 states and 6 union territories of the country, and covered 596 districts and 531 constituencies.  It addresses the requirement for skill development across 29 sectors in which around 566 job roles have been identified for courses in which the youth can enroll and can get trained.  These courses help in making them more employable with hands on experience on skills that will make them more employable and also more efficient in their work. 

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Bidyalaxmi Tourangbam wins first Gold for India in South Asian Games 2016

India opened its account with Gold that too by women. Indian woman cyclist claimed the first Gold medal in the 30m Individual Time Trial cycling event. Bidyalaxmi Tourangbam claimed the first Gold for the country by winning the cycling race. The 2nd place also went to the Indian eve, Chaoba Devi winning Silver. Pakistans’s Sabiha Bibi got Bronze in the event. The cycling event was held at the Lakshmi Bai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE), Guwahati.
In the Men’s cycling 40 Km event, Arvind Panwar won the Gold. Manjeet Singh won silver while Sri Lankan , Janaka Hemantha Kumara Gonagalage won the Bronze medal. In Men’s Swimming 200 mt Freestyle event, Md. Mahfizur Rahman of Bangladesh won the Gold. Srilankan Matthew Abeysinghe won the Silver while Saurav Sangvekar won the Bronze medal