Join Testzone, Smartkeeda’s Test Series Platform for:

1
Who has recently been appointed as the new chancellor of Teri University?
» Explain it
A
Hints to Remember

Who: Ashok Chawla
What: appointed as the new chancellor of Teri University
When: published on 1st September 2016

Former Finance Secretary Ashok Chawla has recently been appointed as the new chancellor of Teri University.

On this post, he will replace R K Pachauri who had gone on leave after communicating that he would skip the institution’s convocation in March after a group of students refused to receive degrees from him.

Apart from his appointment, the council of university also appointed three new members into the Governing Council, including Co-Chairman of Forbes Marshall Naushad Forbes, Prof. Basabi Bhaumik from Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi and Founder of Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (Paris) Prof. Laurence Tubiana.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/education/story/ashok-chawla-becomes-the-new-chancellor-of-teri-university/1/754019.html
2
Who has recently been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of US based company ANSYS?
» Explain it
C
Hints to Remember

Who: Ajei Gopal
What: appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of US based company ANSYS
When: published on 31st August 2016

An IIT Bombay alumnus and software industry veteran Ajei Gopal has recently been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a leading US company ANSYS that produces engineering simulation software used for testing product designs across a wide spectrum of industries including rockets and wearable technology.

James Cashman, who has served as ANSYS’ CEO since 2000, will become Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective from January 2017.

About Ajei Gopal:

Ajei Gopal began his career as a member of the technical staff at Bell Communications Research. He has served as interim president and COO at California-based technology company Symantec, leading the company through the recruitment of a permanent CEO.

He was senior vice president and general manager at Hewlett-Packard from 2011 and has worked at IBM from 1991 to 2000.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/indian-origin-ajei-gopal-named-ceo-of-us-firm-116083000128_1.html
3
Islam Karimov passed away recently. He was president of
» Explain it
C
Hint to Remember

Who: Islam Karimov
What: passed away recently
When: published on 3rd September 2016

Uzbekistan’s president, Islam Karimov passed away recently. He was 78 years old and suffering a stroke.

About Islam Karimov:

Islam Karimov full name Islam Abduganiyevich Karimov was the first President of Uzbekistan, in office from 1991 to 2016. On 24th March 1990 he became President of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic. His election to the Uzbek Communist Party resulted after his predecessor Rafiq Nishonov failed to quell inter-ethnic clashes and instability in the Fergana Region.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/03/islam-karimov-uzbekistan-president-burial-samarkand
4
Which has recently been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of MOIL Limited?
» Explain it
A
Hints to Remember

Who: Mukund Choudhari
What: is new CMD of MOIL Limited
When: published on 2nd September 2016

Mukund Choudhari has recently been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of MOIL Limited, a miniratna state owned manganese ore mining company headquartered in Nagpur, India.

Prior to this appointment, he was holding the post of Director (Finance), MOIL.

About MOIL Limited:

MOIL Limited or Manganese Ore India Limited is a miniratna state-owned manganese-ore mining company headquartered in Nagpur, India. The company has been ranked 486 among the 500 top companies in India and 9th in the Mines and Metals Sector of the Fortune India 500 list for 2011.

It operates 10 mines, six located in Nagpur and Bhandara districts of Maharashtra and four in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/mukund-choudhari-assumes-charge-as-moil-cmd_7401001.html
5
C Vidyasagar Rao has recently been appointed as Governor of which of the following states?
» Explain it
A
Hints to Remember

Who: C Vidyasagar Rao
What: appointed as Governor of Tamil Nadu
When: published on 2nd September 2016

C Vidyasagar Rao has recently been appointed as Governor of Tamil Nadu. He was sworn in as the Acting Governor of Tamil Nadu at a ceremony held in Raj Bhavan on 2nd September 2016.

Chief Justice of Madras High Court S K Kaul administered the oath of office to Rao.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa attended the swearing in ceremony. Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai, Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal, state cabinet ministers, BJP state chief Tamizhisai Sounderrajan and senior party leader La Ganesan were also presented at the swearing-in ceremony.

About C Vidyasagar Rao:

C Vidyasagar Rao full name Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao is the present Governor of Maharashtra state of India and Governor of Tamil Nadu state of India after being sworn in on 2 September 2016.

He was Union Minister of State for internal affairs in the Vajpayee-led BJP government from 1999. He was elected to 12th and 13th Lok Sabha from Karimnagar in Telangana as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Maha-Governor-C-Vidyasagar-Rao-sworn-in-as-Acting-Governor-of-TN/2016/09/02/article3609443.ece

Here Smartkeeda.com is going to share with you General Knowledge Current Affairs questions answers for those exam aspirants who want to prepare for his/her government jobs in Bank and SSC sectors. Current Affairs is one of the most important parts of General knowledge section. On this page, you will find questions and answers on current famous personalities of the world with complete solutions for all Bank Exams, SSC Exams, LIC Exams, Railways Exams, CLAT Exam and CDS Exam, relevant questions and answers with shortcuts method on how to study Current Affairs for different government jobs, Current Affairs in India quiz questions and answers, eminent persons in news.

In Build your concept part you get all types of questions and answers on how to prepare for Current Affairs for competitive exams. The section consists of National and State Affairs, World or International Affairs, Economic Affairs, Arts and Cultural Affairs, Business and Corporates Affairs, Science and Technology Affairs, Award and Prizes, Place in news Affairs, Persons in news Affairs, Sports and games, Books and authors, Recently passed Acts and Bills, Defence Affairs, Commemorative Days and Dates. Plus, you get all the shortcuts to learn Current Affairs with complete explanations for specific exams like SSC CGL Tier 1, SSC CGL Tier 2, CDSE, CLAT, MAT, SSC LDC, SSC MTS, SSC DEO, SSC Stenographer, LIC AAO, NICL, Railways, SBI Clerk Pre, IBPS Clerk Pre, SBI PO Pre, IBPS PO Pre, IBPS RRB Office Assistant Pre, IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Pre.

At Smartkeeda, with the right online education resources, students can not only study online, but can even appear for online Mock tests to test their skills online. Online sample papers including all the topics including Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning aptitude, General Awareness and English is available for exams like SBI Clerk Pre, SBI Clerk Mains, IBPS Clerk Pre, IBPS Clerk Mains, SBI PO Pre, SBI PO Main, IBPS PO Pre, IBPS PO Mains, SSC CGL Tier 1, CDSE, CLAT, MAT, SSC LDC, SSC MTS, SSC DEO, SSC Stenographer, LIC AAO, NICL, Railways, IBPS RRB Office Assistant Pre, IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains, IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Pre, IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains, SBI SO, and IBPS SO.

Link to Testzone, the test series platform: https://testzone.smartkeeda.com/