Thursday, 18 February 2016

Current Affairs Questions with Answers | Daily GK Updates

1. Who has sworned in as Prime Minister of Egypt - Sherif Ismail
2. Name the BCCI President who has passed away - Jagmohan Dalmiya
3. P Siva Kumar, CVRDE Director, elevated as Distinguished Scientist
4. Who has won Greece elections - Alexis Tsipras-led Syriza party
5. Two MoUs to strengthen bilateral ties are signed between - India & Laos
6. Who has won 2015 Beijing International Marathon - Mariko Kipchumba of Kenya
7. Who has been conferred with Cricket Club of India’s honorary life membership - Sania Mirza & Ajinkya Rahane
8. Who has won 2015 Singapore Grand Prix of Formula One - Sebastian Vettel
9. Veteran Leftist Sadhan Gupta died
10. Who has presented the National Tourism Awards 2013-14 - President Pranab Mukherjee
11. International Day of Peace observed globally on - 21st September
12. Four new isotopes discovered by researchers at - Manipal University
13. Who has been awarded with Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award - Urdu scholar Shamim Hanfi

Latest Updates

1.  Three-day MayyazhiMahotsavam kicked off in Mahe, Puducherry
2. Indian Railways inked Rs.40000cr deal of locomotive plants with GE
3. Mission Innovation” launched for accelerating clean energy revolution
4. UN chief launched Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape Initiative to build climate resilience
5. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
6. Robert Lewandowski awarded with four Guinness World Record certificates for scoring five goals in nine minutes
7. Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi gives away National Level Awards to Anganwadi Workers for Exceptional Achievement
8. Hinduja Brothers received lifetime achievement award at Asian Business Leadership Forum 2015
9. Dr Abdul Kalam IGNITE award presented by President Pranab Mukherjee
10. Russian legendary film Director Eldar Ryazanov passes away

Important GK to Learn
  • Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Lewandowski: Born in Warsaw, is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for German club Bayern Munich captain of Poland National team
  • Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS).
  • Hinduja brothers :P Hinduja, GP Hinduja, Prakash Hinduja and Ashok Hinduja
  • Goa CM : LaxmikantParsekar
  • Chairman of the Festival committee and Regional Administrator of Mahe- Mangalatte Dinesh
  • Special Mention:Enclave(Serbian film) directed by GoranRadovanovic
  • Best director:British filmmaker Peter Greenaway for his English and Spanish language “Eisenstein in Guanajuato”.
  • Best actor(Male):Vincent Lindonfor StephaneBrize’s French film “The Measure of a Man.”
  • Best actor(Female):GunesSensoy, DogaDoguslu, TugbaSunguroglu, ElitIscan and IlaydaAkdoganfor DenizGamzeErguven’s Turkish film “Mustang”.
  • Special jury award: Julia Vargas’ Bolivian film “Sealed Cargo”.
  • UNESCO-Fellini medal: Indian filmmaker KaushikGangulyfor his Bengali-language “Cinemawalla.”
  • Lifetime achievement award:Oscar-winning Russian filmmaker Nikita Mikhalkov

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