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Who has been appointed as an advisor to chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy?

A. Ajay Narayan Jha
B. Bimal Jalan
C. Hasmukh Adhia
D. Subhash Chandra Garg

Answer: Option D


Andhra Pradesh government appoints retired former Union finance secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg, as an advisor to chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to help the cash-strapped state mobilize resources. Garg has been given the rank of a cabinet minister in the state government and tenure of two years. Andhra Pradesh has a debt to GDP ratio of 31.6%, one of the highest among Indian states, junior finance minister in the Union government.


Who has been appointed as President and CEO of telecom equipment maker Nokia?

A. Rajeev Suri
B. Pekka Lundmark
C. Dinesh Paliwal
D. Risto Siilasmaa

Answer: Option B


Telecom gear maker Nokia said its board of directors has appointed Pekka Lundmark as President and CEO to succeed Rajeev Suri. Lundmark is expected to start in his new role on September 1, 2020 and will be based in Espoo, Finland.


Who has been appointed as MD and CEO of Induslnd Bank Ltd?

A. Lingam Venkat Prabhakar
B. Sumant Kathpalia
C. Sattvik Mishra
D. Romesh Sobti

Answer: Option B


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed Sumant Kathpalia as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Induslnd Bank Ltd. The appointment is with effect from 24 March 2020. He will hold the office for a tenure of three years. Kathpalia will replace Romesh Sobti.


Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Malaysia?

A. Najib Razak
B. Muhyiddin Yassin
C. Mahathir Mohamad
D. Anwar Ibrahim

Answer: Option B


Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has appointed seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin as the new Prime Minister, trumping Mahathir Mohamad's bid to return to power after a week of political turmoil that followed his resignation as Prime Minister.


Who has been named the new CEO of the Walt Disney Company?

A. Bob Iger
B. Kathleen Kennedy
C. Bob Chapek
D. Michael Eisner

Answer: Option C


The man who may be the second most-important person in the history of Disney, behind only Walt himself, is stepping down. Bob Iger has stepped down as CEO of the Walt Disney Company (DIS), effective immediately. Bob Chapek is the new CEO, the board of directors announced. He most recently served as chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.