Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise : Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
6.
Who has been appointed as the new Chief of Measurement Science & Analytics at BARC India?
Dr Derrick Gray
Dr Bikramjit Chaudhuri
Dr Ramanujan Srinivasan
Dr Neha Sharma
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Dr Bikramjit Chaudhuri has been appointed as the new Chief of Measurement Science & Analytics at BARC India. He brings with him extensive experience in statistics, market measurement, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, among other areas, making him a seasoned professional in the field.

7.
Who has been elected as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the term 2024-25?
Rajiv Memani
R Mukundan
R Dinesh
Sanjiv Puri
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sanjiv Puri, the Chairman and Managing Director of ITC Ltd., has been elected as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the term 2024-25, succeeding R Dinesh. Puri brings extensive experience and leadership to this role, contributing to the promotion of business-friendly policies and economic growth in India.

8.
Who is set for appointment as Taiwan’s President?
Lee Hsien Loong
Xi Jinping
Moon Jae-in
Lai Ching-te
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Lai Ching-te, the current Vice President, is set for appointment as Taiwan’s President after winning the presidential election. He has pledged to prioritize national prosperity and maintain stability across the Taiwan Strait through diplomacy.

9.
Who has been approved by the RBI as the Whole Time Director on the Board of IDFC FIRST Bank?
Rajesh Sharma
Pradeep Natarajan
Ananya Gupta
Sameer Patel
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pradeep Natarajan has received approval from the RBI to serve as the Whole Time Director on the Board of IDFC FIRST Bank, signalling a significant development for the private sector lender. This appointment, confirmed for a tenure of three years, underscores the bank's focus on enhancing its leadership team.

10.
Who has been appointed as the first woman police Director General of Police (DGP) in Meghalaya?
LR Bishnoi
Meera Borah
Idashisha Nongrang
Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Idashisha Nongrang has been appointed as the first woman and tribal lady to become the Director General of Police (DGP) in Meghalaya. She broke barriers by taking office on May 20, 2024, and her appointment follows a stellar background in civil defence and as SP, East Khasi Hills.