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Current Affairs Questions on 1st, 2nd September 2017 :
Who is appointed as New Election Commissioner of India?
A. Sunil Arora
B. Rajiv Mehrishi
C. Rajiv Gauba
D. Rajiv Kumar
Answer: A
Explanation: Sunil Arora assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner of India on 1st September 2017. Born on 13th April, 1956, Shri Arora, 1980 batch IAS officer from Rajasthan cadre, superannuated on 30th April 2016 as Secretary, Information & Broadcasting, Government of India . During 36 years of his long service, he held various crucial positions in State Govt. of Rajasthan and in the Central Government. At the State level, Mr. Arora served as Chairman of Rajasthan State Industrial Development & Investment Corporation (RIICO) between 2005 and 2013, Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Government of Rajasthan between 2013 to 2014 and in several other important positions.. Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who is appointed as New Secretary in Ministry of Finance?
A. Sunil Arora
B. Rajiv Mehrishi
C. Rajiv Gauba
D. Rajiv Kumar
Answer: D
Rajiv Kumar on 1st September 2017 assumed office as the new Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance. Shri Rajiv Kumar was Special Secretary and Establishment Officer, Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Pension, D/o Personnel & Training in his immediate preceding posting. Rajiv Kumar has widespread administrative experience in more than 30 years of service during which he held various important assignments including the Administrative postings in his home State of Jharkhand. Shri Kumar has also worked in the Central Government in various capacities. . Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who takes over as the New Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog on 1st September 2017?
A. Sunil Arora
B. Rajiv Mehrishi
C. Rajiv Gauba
D. Dr. Rajiv Kumar
Answer: D
Dr. Rajiv Kumar has taken charge as the new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog on 1st September 2017. A renowned economist, he replaces Shri Arvind Panagariya as the head of the premier think tank of the country. Addressing a press conference in the capital after assuming office, he said the priority would be to carry forward the spirit of Team India for a better future, keeping in mind the aspirations of millions across the country. The new Vice Chairman said there would be more emphasis on improving Government capacity at the state level to ensure the values of co-operative and competitive federalism. He underlined the need to bring in out of the box thinking and ideas to bring about transformational changes in the country to fulfil the Prime Minister's dreams of a Shreshtha Bharat.. .. Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which two countries signed an MoU for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics?
A. India and USA
B. India and Japan
C. India and Nepal
D. India and Brazil
Answer: D
Explanation: Union Cabinet approved an agreement between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of zebu cattle genomics and assisted reproductive technologies. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed in October 2016, will strengthen the existing friendly relations between India and Brazil. . .. Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which state government will provide free education to girls up to graduation?
A. Rajasthan
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Bihar
D. Karnataka
Answer: D
Explanation: Karnataka government has recently decided to provide free education for girls across the state from Class 1 up to graduation in all public and aided private schools and colleges, excluding professional institutions. The scheme will be able to avail free education without paying a penny from the next academic year. . .. Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK