Dear Readers, Here we have given the Current Affairs GK questions based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates those who are preparing for IBPS Clerk exam and all other Banking exams can use these questions.
1).India’s first residential transgender school to come up in which among the following cities?
Explanation: India’s first residential transgender school, Sahaj International School, will come up in Kochi. The school, to be inaugurated on 30 December, will initially accommodate 10 students. Transgender activists Faisal CK, Maya Menon and VijayarajaMallika made this announcement.
Explanation: Punjab will provide free LPG connections to those BPL families, who were missed in the 2011 Socio Economic Caste Census on the lines of PradhanMantriUjwalaYojana, a decision to this effect was taken at a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Explanation: Haryana became the first state in the country to launch Mahila Police Volunteer (MPV) initiative for safety of women. It was launched by Chief Minister ManoharLalKhattar.
Explanation: Assam government has launched ‘Sustainable Action for Climate Resilient Development in Majuli’ (SACReD, Majuli) to make river island Majuli country’s first ever Carbon Neutral district by 2020.
Explanation: Indian-American woman has been elected as the new Mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino, globally known for its Apple headquarters. SavitaVaidhyanathan, an MBA who worked as a high school Math teacher and an officer in a commercial bank as well as in non-profit management, was sworn in last week in a ceremony attended by her mother who had flown in from India.
Explanation: India has emerged as the most preferred destination for innovation in Asia and third biggest globally, with ‘Silicon Valley’ of East Bengaluru leading the charge, says a research by global consulting major Capgemini.
Explanation: Paytm, a digital wallet which is on all time high use has announced a new program to increase the digital inclusion in India under which it is calling consumers and merchants all versed with Paytm to teach others to use Paytm efficiently.
Explanation: India and ASEAN have set a target of trading at 100 billion dollar to be achieved by 2020. Currently the trade between ASEAN and India is 57 billion dollars.
Explanation: Former Information and Broadcasting Secretary Sunil Arora has been appointed as the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, a think tank that comes under the Corporate Affairs Ministry.
Explanation: Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) on Thursday presented ‘Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016’ to Tata Sons interim Chairman Ratan Tata in Mumbai.