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NDA Exam I 2016: Current affairs set- 1

Apr 6, 2016 11:04 IST

    NDA Exam I 2016 – 17th April 2016
    (Current Affairs)


    Person in News:
    •The most noted achievement of the renowned archaeologist VN Misra who died on 31 October 2015 - Excavations at Bhimbetka and Balathal
    •Who become the Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (November 2015 ) - Anil Kumar Jha
    •Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Drafting Committee for framing New Education Policy - B S Baswan
    •The company which was founded by Brijmohan Lall Munjal - Hero Group
    •Who took over the command of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya (November 2015) - Captain Krishna Swaminathan
    •Recently, who appointed as the Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India- Deepak Singhal

    International News:
    •Name the leader who won the Parliamentary elections of Turkey – 2015 - Recep Tayyip Erdogan
    •Recently, Russian airline Kogalymavia (Metrojet) crashed on 31 October 2015 with 224 people, including 17 children in - Sinai Peninsula of Egypt
    •Recently, which country made sexual assault on men a crime since 31 October 2015-  China
    •The bilateral joint military training codenamed Balance Nail 16-01 in between - Nepal-US Armies
    •The language which became the third most common language in the House of Commons of Canada- Punjabi

    National News:
    •Recently, Facebook partnered with which state-owned entity to create 100 WiFi hotspots in rural areas of western and southern India- Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
    •The first international film festival for the persons with disabilities (IFFPD) was held– Delhi
    •The High Court of which state asked the Union government to enforce the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, (AFSPA) 1958 in western part of the state - Meghalaya
    •The state government on 2 November 2015 imposed a seven-month ban on fishing along the coast to protect the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles - Odisha
    •A new species of the Dracula ant was discovered by a group of citizen scientists in the Western Ghats region of – Kerala

    Science & Tech News:
    •Which stealth warships, BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile was successfully test-fired on 1 November 2015-   INS Kochi
    •The number of drug formulations that was capped on 29 October 2015 by the drug pricing regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)-   18
    •The Indian Coast Guard Ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM in November 2015 in Kochi- ICGS Arinjay

    Sports News:-
    •Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won Singapore BNP Paribas WTA Finals women's doubles title on 1 November 2015 by defeating - Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro.
    •Who won the Rugby World Cup (October-2015) played at Twickenham Stadium in London -  New Zealand
    •Who won the Swiss Indoors men’s singles title of tennis (November 2015) - Roger Federer
    •The two swimmers who emerged as the best swimmers of the 69th senior National Aquatic Championships 2015 - Mana Patel and Virdhawal Khade
    •The Pakistani cricketer who (November 2015) announced his decision to retire from International Test Cricket- Shoaib Malik

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