Current Affairs - Persons

Exercise : Persons - Latest Current Affairs
  • Persons - Latest Current Affairs
271.
What is the official mascot of the Asian Athletics Championships, Thailand?
Lord Hanuman
Lord Ganesha
Lord Krishna
Lord Rama
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The official mascot of the Asian Athletics Championships, Thailand, is Lord Hanuman. India will be represented by shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor and long jumper Murali Sreeshankar at the event.

272.
Who has become the first woman director of IIT Zanzibar?
Durgabai Deshmukh
Mahadevi Verma
Preeti Aghalayam
Roshini Mukherjee
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Preeti Aghalayam has been appointed as the director-in-charge of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Zanzibar campus in Tanzania.

273.
Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director for India of Microsoft?
Dilip Shanghvi
Irina Ghose
Radhakishan Damani
Shiv Nadar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari has resigned from his role. Microsoft has elevated the company's Chief Operating Officer, Irina Ghose, to the role of Managing Director for India.

274.
Who has been elected as the new President of the Olympic Council of Asia?
Sheikh Talal Fahad Al Ahmad Al Sabah
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Sheikh Ali Bin Ibrahim Al Naimi
Sheikh Khalid Al Falih
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kuwait's Sheikh Talal Fahad Al Ahmad Al Sabah has been elected as the new President of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) following a vote overshadowed by allegations of corruption.

275.
Who has been appointed as the next Chairperson of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA)?
K Rajaraman
Aruna Sundararajan
Durga Shakti Nagpa
Smita Sabharwal
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government has appointed an IAS officer and telecom secretary, K Rajaraman, as the next Chairperson of the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) for three years, or till attaining the age of 65 years.