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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 April 2016 :
Which former Defence Chief was conferred the Officier de la Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur (Officer of the Legion of Honour)?
A. Joginder Jaswant Singh
B. Shekhar Sinha
C. Arup Raha
D. Robin Dhowan
Answer: A
Explanation:  COAS General Joginder Jaswant Singh was conferred conferred the highest French civilian honour, Officier de l Ordre national de la Legion d Honneur (Officer of  the Legion of Honour). This is the highest civilian award given for outstanding service to France regardless of recipient’s nationality. The Legion d’Honneur was established in  1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte and has the following degrees- Chevalier, Officer, Commandeur, Grand Officier, Grand’Croix

Who has won the 2016 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize? 
A. Khadija Ismayilova 
B. Reeyot Alemu 
C. Ahmet Sik 
D. Mazen Darwish
Answer: A
Explanation:  Ismayilova Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative journalist from Azerbaijan, has won the 2016 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize in recognition  of her outstanding contribution to press freedom in difficult circumstances. The prize will be awarded on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2016 in Finland.

India Sign Agreement with which country on 13th April 2016 for Namami Gange Programme ?
A. Germany
C. Canada
Answer: A
Explanation: An Implementation Agreement for Ganga Rejuvenation under the Namami Gange Programme was signed in New Delhi on 13th April 2016 between the Ministry of  Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and German International Cooperation (GIZ) of Germany. The objective of the agreement is to enable responsible  stakeholders at National and State level to apply integrated river basin management approach for the rejuvenation of the river Ganga. This will be based on Indo-German  Knowledge exchange and practical experience on strategic river basin management issues, effective data management system and public engagement. .

Who launches E-National Agriculture market on 14th April 2016 ?
A. Narendra Modi
B. Rajnath Singh
C. Arvind Kejriwal
D. Akhilesh Yadav
Answer: A

Explanation:  PM Narendra Modi on 14th April, on the occasion of Babasaheb Ambedkar's birth anniversary, launched the National Agriculture Market for farmers.  Connecting 21 Agriculture Mandis from 8 states on an e-platform, PM Modi termed it a very important step for the welfare of the farmers.  In the first phase, this farmer-friendly initiative will kick-start in states like Haryana, UP, MP, Chattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Telangana. 

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