NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS - APRIL 2015


                                  NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS 

■ Who was re-elected as the President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)
Brijbhushan Sharan Singh

■ Who won the bronze medal in 10 m Air Rifle Women event at ISSF Rifle/Piston World Cup?

Apurvi Chandela
Apurvi Chandela

■ Who won the bronze medal in 10 m Air Rifle Men event at ISSF Rifle/Piston World Cup?

Jitu Rai

■ Who became the first female tennis player from India to achieve the World Number One ranking in doubles?

Sania Mirza

■ The Supreme Court directed private hospitals to provide free treatment, including specialized surgeries, to _________?

Acid attack victims

■ Who was recently appointed as the CEO of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)?

Arun Kumar Jha
■ What is the name of nuclear capable surface to surface missile which was successfully test fired from a naval ship off the Odisha Coast?
Dhanush

■ The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elected India to four important United Nations (UN) agencies. These four UN agencies are?


United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF),
World Food Programme (WFP),
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and
Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)

■ Which city was named as National Earth Hour Capital 2015 by World Wildlife Fund (WWF)? Coimbatore was the National Earth Hour Capital for the year 2014.

Thane

■ Retirement fund body EPFO has suspended the minimum monthly pension scheme. The amount of this monthly pension scheme was?

Rs 1000 per month

■ Name the former Air Chief Marshal of Indian Air Force who died recenlty?

Hrushikesh Moolgavkar

■ Mobile recharge platform Freecharge was recently acquired by?

Snapdeal

■ For how many days Union Ministry of Home Affairs suspended the registration of Greenpeace India Society?

180 days

■ What is the name of legendary Tamil writer and winner of Jnanpith Award who died recently?

Jayakanthan

■ Who was elected as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2015-16?

Sumit Mazumder, Chairman and Managing Director, TIL Limited

■ Who was appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee?

Dr Nasim Zaidi

■ What is the name of bank recently launched by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi under PM Jan Dhan Yojana to provide credit to small entrepreneurs?

Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank (MUDRA Bank)

■ What is the name of Indian chess grandmaster who won bronze medal in World Women’s Chess Championship?

Dronavalli Harika

■ The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Tuesday, banned all diesel vehicles over _______ years old from plying on Delhi roads?

10 years

■ Who was appointed as the Chairman of Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council?

Rajeev Shukla

■ Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched National Air Quality Index to monitor pollution level in 10 Indian cities. Name of these cities are?

Delhi, Kanpur, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Agra, Varanasi, Lucknow and Faridabad

■ Who was appointed as the 16th Governor of Mizoram?

Keshari Nath Tripathi

■ What is the name of Indian mountaineer who died recently? (He was the fastest mountaineer to climb 7 summits of the world in record 172 days in 2006. He hails from Nellore in Andhra region.)

Malli Mastan Babu

■ Which city was approved as Capital by the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet?

Amaravathi

■ What is the name of operation launched by India to evacuate 4000 Indian nationals from Yemen?

Operation Rahat

■ Amalgamation of Kotak Mahindra Bank with which bank was recently approved by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

ING Vysa Bank