Current Affairs - Persons

Exercise : Persons - Latest Current Affairs
  • Persons - Latest Current Affairs
156.
Who launched the 'Mashaal' (torch) for the 37th National Games on September 9, 2023, in Goa?
P.S. Sreedharan Pillai
Narendra Modi
Amit Shah
Manohar Parrikar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Goa Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai launched the 'Mashaal' (torch) for the 37th National Games on Friday, September 9, 2023. The launch took place at the Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Donapaula, in collaboration with the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs & the Sports Authority of Goa.

157.
Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of women's fashion brand W?
Priyanka Chopra
Anushka Sharma
Deepika Padukone
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian actress Anushka Sharma has been appointed as the brand ambassador of women's fashion brand W. The announcement was made on September 6, 2023, ahead of the festive season in India. W is a premium women's clothing brand that offers a wide range of apparel, accessories, and footwear. The brand is known for its stylish and contemporary designs that appeal to the modern Indian woman.

158.
Who was the Director of the Special Protection Group (SPG) responsible for safeguarding the Prime Minister, and who recently passed away?
Rajesh Sharma
Ajit Doval
Arun Kumar Sinha
Sanjay Gupta
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Arun Kumar Sinha was the Director of the Special Protection Group (SPG) responsible for safeguarding Prime Minister Modi. He was appointed to the position in May 2022 and served until his death in September 2023. The other options are the names of other current or former ministers in the Indian government.

159.
Who has been appointed as the secretary in the Department of Telecommunications by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)?
Rajesh Kumar
Neeraj Mittal
Anjali Sharma
Sanjay Gupta
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has designated Neeraj Mittal, a veteran Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the 1992 batch, to serve as the secretary in the Department of Telecommunications.

160.
Who is the new Principal Chief Operations Manager of Central Railway?
Mukul Jain
Suresh Kumar
Rajesh Kumar
Shyam Sunder Gupta
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Shyam Sunder Gupta is the new Principal Chief Operations Manager of Central Railway. He took over the position on Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Gupta is a 1992 batch officer of the Indian Railway Traffic Service. He has held various positions in the railway, including Divisional Railway Manager of Nagpur and Bhubaneswar divisions.