Current Affairs - Persons

Exercise : Persons - Latest Current Affairs
  • Persons - Latest Current Affairs
126.
Who was removed from the position of China's Defense Minister in October 2023?
Wei Fenghe
Zhang Youxia
Li Shangfu
Xu Qiliang
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Li Shangfu was abruptly removed from his position as China's Defense Minister in October 2023. His removal followed a series of unexplained personnel changes in China's government, raising questions about how power is concentrated and how party discipline is enforced under Chinese leader Xi Jinping. His disappearance from public view two months earlier had sparked rumours about his fate.

127.
Who has been appointed as a member of the Strategic and Technical Advisory Group (STAG) for Tuberculosis by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
Rajesh Sharma
Anjali Mehta
Sarang Deo
Priya Patel
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Professor Sarang Deo, a distinguished figure in the field of Operations Management and healthcare, has been appointed by WHO as a member of the STAG for Tuberculosis, recognizing his significant contributions to the fight against tuberculosis, especially in India.

128.
Who is the first woman to hold the position of Director General Hospital Services (Armed Forces) in the Indian military?
Major General Madhuri Kanitkar
Lieutenant General Punita Arora
Surgeon Vice Admiral Sheila Samanta
Air Marshal Sadhna S Nair
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Air Marshal Sadhna S Nair is the first woman to hold the position of Director General Hospital Services (Armed Forces) in the Indian military. This is a significant milestone, as it represents the progress that women are making in the Indian military.

129.
Who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Edtech startup, Henry Harvin Education?
Chetan Bhagat
Ravinder Singh
Amish Tripathi
Ashwin Sanghi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chetan Bhagat, the bestselling author of books like "Five Point Someone" and "2 States," has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Edtech startup, Henry Harvin Education. This partnership is aimed at inspiring and empowering the youth of India.

130.
Who received the "Award for Global Leadership" from Harvard Law School?
Ashok Vaswani
DY Chandrachud
Uday Kotak
Shanti Ekambaram
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud received the "Award for Global Leadership" from Harvard Law School. This award is the highest professional recognition from Harvard Law School, and it is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of law and justice. Chandrachud is a distinguished alumnus of Harvard Law School, and he is known for his commitment to human rights and social justice. He has been a vocal advocate for the rights of marginalized groups, and he has played a key role in advancing the cause of justice in India.