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Current Affairs Questions on 13th July 2016 :
IDFC Bank recently acquired which Microfinance institution (MFI)?
A. Gram-Money
B. Grama Vidiyal
C. Bandhan
D. Gram Seva
Answer: B
Explanation: Grama Vidiyal is the name of a Tamil Nadu based microfinance institution (MFI) that has a customer base of 1.2 million customers with an asset base of Rs.1,500 crore.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

Who recently resign as Minority Affairs Minister ?
A. Najma Heptulla
B. Amit Shah
C. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
D. Mehbooba Mufti
Answer: A
Explanation: Union ministers Najma Heptulla and GM Siddeshwara resigned on Tuesday, a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made big cabinet changes. Their resignations have been accepted by President Pranab Mukherjee. Dr Heptulla, the Minority Affairs Minister, was replaced by Minister of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who has been given independent charge. Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

Which state made a world record of planting around 5 crore trees on a single day ?
A. Maharashtra
B. Punjab
C. Rajasthan
D. Uttar Pradesh
Answer: D
Explanation: The Uttar Pradesh Government on 11 July 2016 undertook the herculean task of planting a whopping five crore trees in 24 hours, in a bit to create a new Guinness record.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

Which committee has been constituted to tackle the shortage of pulses in India?
A. Sanjay Mitra committee
B. Kalyan Singh
C. NK Singh committee
D. Arvind Subramanian committee
Answer: D
Explanation: Union Government has recently constituted a high-level committee headed by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian to tackle the shortage of pulses in India.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

Which news site has signed a deal to lifestream TV news shows on Twitter’s platform?
A. CNN
B. BBC
C. Reuters
D. Bloomberg
Answer: D
Explanation:  Micro-blogging site Twitter and Bloomberg Media have signed a deal to lifestream several media company’s news shows on Twitter platform.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

Which Company recently sought $ 5.6 billion in compensation from Govt. of India ?
A. Vodafone
B. Sahara India
C. Adani Ent.
D. Cairns Energy
Answer: D
Explanation: Edinburgh (UK)-based oil exploration group Cairns Energy filed ‘Statement of Claim’ with an international arbitration panel on 28 June 2016 seeking withdrawal of a retrospective tax demand of Rs. 29,047 crore made by the Indian Government on 10-year old internal reorganisation of its India unit.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App

Which country recently declares Zika emergency in 11 states ?
A. Bangladesh
B. Brazil
C. Peru
D. Argentina
Answer: C
Explanation: Peru’s government on 14th July declared a health emergency in 11 states in the north and eastern jungle regions due to an expanding outbreak of the Zika virus.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App
Supreme Court on 13 July 2016 reinstated the Congress Government in which state ?
A. Rajasthan
B. Mijoram
C. Assam
D. Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: D.
Explanation: In a sharp setback for the BJP government, the Supreme Court on 13 July 2016 effectively restored the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh and termed governor J.P. Rajkhowa’s dismissal former chief minister Nabam Tuki unconstitutional.  Check Detail EXPLANATION at INDIA GK Mobile App
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