Saturday, August 29, 2015

29, 30 August 2015 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions

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Current Affairs 1-31st August 2015 Daily Quiz, Objective Questions


Current Affairs Questions on 29, 30 August 2015:
Cabinet extends the term of the 7th Central Pay Commission 2015 till ?
A. October 2015
B. December 2015
C. November 2015
D. July 2016
Answer: B

Who wins Cincinnati Masters title 2015 of Tennis ?
A. Roger Federer
B. Novak Djokovic
C. ‎Rafael Nadal
D. ‎Andy Murray
Answer: A

India has imposed Anti- dumping duty on potassium carbonate imports from which of the following countries?
A. China and South Korea
B. Singapore and Taiwan
C. Taiwan and China
D.South Korea and Taiwan
Answer: D

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Govt launches telemedicine initiative 'Sehat'

Government launched a telemedicine initiative under which people can consult doctors through video link. As part of the service named 'Sehat', people in rural areas can consult doctors online and also order generic drugs. The Common Service Centres (CSCs) have been delivering tele-consultation services with support from Apollo and Medanta in some areas and now with this initiative the tele- consultation services are being extended to 60,000 CSCs across the country. "Quality and affordable healthcare is one of the emerging need for citizens in rural areas. I am happy that CSC SPV and Apollo have come together to address this issue and design a workable solution," Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said while launching the service in New Delhi on Tuesday.
The CSCs will also provide diagnostic services and promote sale of generic drugs through collaboration with Ministry of Health, by setting up Jan Aasudhi Stores. "With the availability of tele-consultation, diagnostic facilities and generic drugs stores, we can redefine the extension of affordable and quality healthcare to the citizen especially in rural India," Prasad said. Under the service, people can visit CSCs and fix an appointment for seeking expert consultancy with a doctor. The doctors at Apollo Hospitals will be able to provide consultancy to the patients using the video link facilities.

Cabinet gives nod to include Sipai, Patni, Jamat Kahar and Tanwar Singhariya in the OBC list

Union Cabinet gave its nod to amend the Central List of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for Gujarat and Uttarakhand for inclusion of Sipai and Patni Jamat or Turk Jamat (all Muslims) from Gujarat and Kahar, Tanwar Singhariya from Uttarakhand in the list. Decision to make suitable amendments in the Central List of OBCs was taken Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Ministeri Narendra Modi based on advice from the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). This inclusion will enable the persons belonging to these communities/castes to avail the benefits of reservation in Government services as well as in Central Educational Institutions as per the existing reservation policy. It will also make them eligible to get benefited by various Union Government welfare schemes, scholarships etc, which are presently available to persons belonging to the OBCs mentioned in the list.
National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC):
- NCBC Act, 1993 empowers the commission to examine requests for inclusion of any communities/castes as a backward class in the lists. 
- After examining the requests, NCBC will tender such advice to the Union Government which shall be ordinarily binding. 
- It should be noted that, till date total of 2,404 caste/ sub-castes have been notified in the Central list of OBCs from 24 States and 6 Union Territories.

27, 28 August 2015 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions

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Current Affairs 1-31st August 2015 Daily Quiz, Objective Questions


Current Affairs Questions on 27, 28 August 2015:
PM inaugurates Call to Action Summit 2015 on 27th August at ?
A. Jaipur
B. Bangalore
C. Delhi
D. Mumbai
Answer: C

The “Accessible India” campaign is associated with which of the following fields?
A. Tourism
B. Child Education
C. Empowerment of Gram Panchayats
D. Physically disabled persons
Answer: D

Sipai, Patni Jamat included in central OBC list by government in August 2015. The community belongs to which state ?
A. Uttarakhand
B. Rajasthan
C. Telangana
D. Gujarat
Answer: D

Who is the first recipient of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award, instituted by Government of Tamil Nadu in 2015?
A. Prof. Mustansir Barma
B. N. Valarmathi
C. Jothimani Gowthaman
D. T K Anuradha
Answer: C

Who is appointed New Lokayukta of Maharashtra ?
A.  ML Tahaliyani
B. C Vidyasagar Rao
C. Devendra Fadnavis
D. Kalyan Singh
Answer: A

Census 2011 Data on Religious communities released

Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India released on Tuesday the data on Population by Religious Communities of Census 2011. The distribution is total population by six major religious communities namely, Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain besides "Other Religions and Persuasions" and "Religion not stated". The data are released by sex and residence up to sub-districts and towns. Total Population in 2011 is 121.09 crores ; Hindu 96.63 crores (79.8%); Muslim 17.22 crores (14.2%); Christian 2.78 crores (2.3%); Sikh 2.08 crores (1.7%); Buddhist 0.84 crores (0.7%); Jain 0.45 crores (0.4%), Other Religions & Persuasions (ORP) 0.79 crores (0.7%) and Religion Not Stated 0.29 crores (0.2%). The growth rate of population in the decade 2001-2011 was 17.7 %. The growth rate of population of the different religious communities in the same period was ----- Hindus: 16.8%; Muslim: 24.6%; Christian: 15.5%; Sikh: 8.4%; Buddhist: 6.1% and Jain: 5.4%.
Population Of religious communities:  
Hindu 96.63 crores (79.8%)
Muslim 17.22 crores (14.2%)
Christian 2.78 crores (2.3%)
Sikh 2.08 crores (1.7%)
Buddhist 0.84 crores (0.7%)
Jain 0.45 crores (0.4%)
Other Religions & Persuasions (ORP) 0.79 crores (0.7%)
Religion Not Stated 0.29 crores (0.2%)

Growth rate of population in 2001-2011
Hindus-- 16.8%
Muslim-- 24.6%
Christian-- 15.5%
Sikh- 8.4%
Buddhist-- 6.1%
Jain-- 5.4%

PM inaugurates Call to Action Summit 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Global Call to Action Summit 2015 in New Delhi. The two-day leadership summit will be a confluence of health ministers from the 24 priority countries that committed to the global Call to Action for child survival in June 2012, state health ministers from India, international academic experts amongst a host of others. This Summit will be co-hosted with the Health Ministry of Ethiopia and in partnership with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Tata Trusts, UNICEF, USAID, UK Aid and WHO.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

25, 26 August 2015 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions

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Current Affairs 1-31st August 2015 Daily Quiz, Objective Questions

Current Affairs Questions on 25, 26 August 2015:
Q. Who among the following is NOT Dronacharya Awards 2015 winner ?
A. Naval Singh
B. Satnam Singh
C. Harbans Singh
D. Nihar Ameen
Answer: B

Who among the following is winner of Dhyan Chand Award 2015 ?
A. Romeo James
B. Shiv Prakash Mishra
C. T.P.P. Nair
D. All of above
Answer: D

Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar, 2015 for "Sports for Development" is given to ?
A. Haryana Police
B. Coal India
C. Sports Coaching Foundation, Hyderabad
D. ONGC
Answer: C


Growth rate of population in 2001-2011 among Hindu Religion is ?
A. 15.5%
B. 16.8%
C. 24.5%
D. 8.4%
Answer: B

Growth rate of population in 2001-2011 among Muslim Religion is ?
A. 15.5%
B. 16.8%
C. 24.5%
D. 8.4%
Answer: C

Total Population of Hindu religious communities as per Census 2011 is ?
A. 96.63 crores (79.8%)
B. 17.22 crores (14.2%)
C. 2.78 crores (2.3%)
D. 2.08 crores (1.7%)
Answer: A

Total Population of Muslim religious communities as per Census 2011 is ?
A. 96.63 crores (79.8%)
B. 17.22 crores (14.2%)
C. 2.78 crores (2.3%)
D. 2.08 crores (1.7%)
Answer: B

Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar 2015 Winners

Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar 2015 Winners : Dronacharya Award, instituted in 1985, are given to honour eminent Coaches who have successfully trained sportspersons or teams and enabled them to achieve outstanding results in international competitions. Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has approved to confer Dronacharya Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for 2015 upon the following coaches, persons and entities:
Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar 2015 Winners

Sl. No.
Category
Entity recommended for Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Purushkar, 2015
1.
Identification and nurturing of budding /young talent
Directorate General of Military Training
2.
Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility
Coal India Limited
3.
Employment of sportspersons and sports welfare measures
Haryana Police
4.
Sports for Development
Sports Coaching Foundation, Hyderabad

The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2015.  Dronacharya Awardees and Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and award money of Rs.5 lakh each.  Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar awardees will receive certificates and trophies.

Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Winners

Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Winners : Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievements in Sports and Games, instituted in the year 2002, is given to honour those sportspersons who have contributed to sports by their performance and continue to contribute to the promotion of sports even after their retirement from active sporting career. Based on the recommendations of the Committee and after due scrutiny, the Government has approved to confer Dronacharya Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards and Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar for 2015 upon the following coaches, persons and entities:
Dhyan Chand Award 2015 Winners
 
S. No.
NAME OF THE SPORTSPERSON
DISCIPLINE
1
Mr. Romeo James
Hockey
2
Mr. Shiv Prakash Mishra
Tennis
3
Mr. T.P.P. Nair
Volleyball


The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29, 2015.  Dronacharya Awardees and Dhyan Chand Awardees will receive statuettes, certificates and award money of Rs.5 lakh each.  Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar awardees will receive certificates and trophies.