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CURRENT AFFAIRS APRIL 2015

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CURRENT AFFAIRS , APRIL 2015

  1. Who are the two Indians who have been awarded the 2015 Whitley award for wildlife conservation in developing countries ? – Dr. Pramod Patil & Dr. Ananda Kumar
  2. Who is the newly appointed Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia ? – Mohammed bin Nayef
  3. Name of the first Indian American woman Judge of New York – Raja Rajeswari
  4. Name the Inadian novelist who won the 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize in Asia region – Siddartha Gigoo (for his novel –Umbrella Man)
  5. NTPC – Nnational Thermal Power Conservation
  6. What is the name of the rescue operation by India in quake hit Nepal ? – Operation Maitri
  7. Which Indian bank won the Asian banker Achievement award ? – Bharatiya Mahila Bank
  8. Which Indian origin scientist won the Heinz Award 2015 ? – Sangeeta Bhatia
  9. Name the two Indian Female boxers who won gold medals at the President’s cup International Boxing in Indonesia. – S. Sarjubala and Pinki Jangra
  10. When was Nepal hit by the first and the most devastating earthquake this year ? – 25 April 2015 (7.8 in magnitude)
  11. Which Bollywood actor has been conferred with the Deenanath Mangeshkar award 2015 ? – Anil Kapoor
  12. When is the Earth Day observed ? – 22 April
  13. Which Indian Origin person has been awarded the ‘Champions of Change’ award by the American President Barack Obama? – Satya Nadella
  14. Who has been appointed as the Leader of Opposition in Delhi assembly ? – Virender Gupta
  15. Which Indian athlete has been inducted into the Laureus Sports Academy ? – Sachin Tendulkar
  16. What is the new name given to the ‘Visa on Arrival’ by the Ministry of Home Affairs ? – e-Tourist Visa
  17. Yoga Guru has been appointed by the Haryana Government for which political post ? – Cabinet Minister
  18. Which Indian female tennis has been ranked world no.1 in women’s doubles ?- Sania Mirza
  19. What is the name of the asteroid which has been named after Malala ? – ‘316201 Malala’
  20. Which hindi poet has been conferred with the Sahitya Shiromani Samman by the UP government ? – Gopal Das Neeraj
  21. Who is the newly appointed Cheif Election Commissioner of India ? – Nasim Zaidi
  22. Which number has been recommended by TRAI as the single emergency number for India ? – 112
  23. The bank launched by Prime Minister to provide credit to small enterpreneurs – MUDRA (Micro Units Development Re-Finance Agency) Bank
  24. Which is India’s largest mobile commerce firm ? – Snapdeal
  25. Who is the newly elected president for CII for the term 2015-2016 ? – Sumit Mazumder
  26. Who is the Chairman of IPL Governing Coucil ? – Rajeev Shukla
  27. When is World Health Day observed ? – 7 April
  28. Who is the director of the ISRO Satellite Centre ? – Dr.Mayilsamy Annadura
  29. Name the Indian who won a Bronze in World Women’s Chess Championship . – Dronavalli Harika
  30. Which Indian airport has won the Golden Peacock National Quality Award 2015 ? – Delhi International Airport
  31. Who is the newly Prime Minister of Peru ? – Pedro Cateriano Bellido
  32. The New Governor of Mizoram ? – K.N. Tripathi
  33. What is the name of the movement launched by union government which asks rich people to voluntarily give up the subsidy on the LPG gas cylinders ? – ‘Give It Up’
  34. What is the name of the minor planet named after Indian Chess Legend Viswanathan Anand ? – 4538 Vishyanand
  35. Which is the new capital of Andhra Pradesh ? – Amaravathi
  36. Who is India’s first Cyber security chief ? – Gulshan Rai

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