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51. 

Who has been appointed as MD & CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank?

A. Sunil Gurbaxani
B. Amitabh Chaudhry
C. Shikha Sharma
D. Aditya Puri

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

RBI has approved the appointment of Sunil Gurbaxani as Managing Director and CEO of the Bank for a period of three years from the date of taking charge," Dhanlaxmi Bank said in a regulatory filing.

52. 

Who has been selected as the new Chief Information Commissioner?

A. Sanjay Kothari
B. Bimal Julka
C. Cynthia Kapoor
D. Vikram Ghosh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Sanjay Kothari, the Secretary to the President, has been selected as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The committee has also chosen former Information and Broadcasting Secretary Bimal Julka, currently serving as an Information Commissioner, as the new Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission.

53. 

Who has been appointed as appointed as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner?

A. Anita Pandove
B. Sanjay Kothari
C. Bimal Julka
D. Suresh Patel

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Secretary to the President Sanjay Kothari has been chosen as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) by a high-powered 6-member committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The former Information and Broadcasting Secretary Bimal Julka has been chosen as the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) in the Central Information Commission. The retired Indian Administrative Service officer is currently serving as an Information Commissioner.

54. 

Who has been appointed as Australia's next high commissioner to India?

A. Marise Payne
B. Linda Reynolds
C. Barry O'Farrell
D. Harinder Sidhu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Australia appointed former New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell as the next high commissioner to India. O'Farrell will succeed Harinder Sidhu. The announcement was made by the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne.

55. 

Who has been named as the nominee for the proposed delimitation commission for J&K by the Election commission?

A. Sunil Arora
B. Om Prakash Rawat
C. Sushil Chandra
D. Ashok Lavasa

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra was named as the nominee for the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on February 17.Months after the bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir the Centre has begun moving to start the delimitation of Jammu and Kashmir.