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Friday, November 15, 2013

Latest Current Affairs for 15 November 2013

1. The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday, 14th Nov 2013, gave six-month extension to the probe panel which is probing Muzaffarnagar riots. It is now likely that the commission's report will come only after the Lok Sabha elections slated for early next year. Which commission is probing this?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Tayal Commission
[B] Shrivastava Commission
[C] Sahai Commission
[D] Ghai Commission

2. The Group of Ministers (GoM) has rescheduled its meeting with Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy to November 18 after a plea by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tiwari. For what purpose this meeting was supposed to be happened?
[Category: Latest Current News Current Affairs]
[A] Defence Budget for AP
[B] Recent calmity in AP
[C] Bifurcation of AP
[D] It was a routine annual meeting

3. US President Obama on Thursday, 14th Nov 2013, nominated Indian-American physician, who is only 36, to be surgeon general of the United States. Can you name him?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Vivek Murthy
[B] Sanjeev Murthy
[C] Vivek Bisht
[D] Vivek Mathur

4. To highlight World Diabetes Day which takes place each year on Nov. 14, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) released its sixth edition of the Diabetes Atlas. As per a new report published in this atlas suggests that one in how many people globally will have diabetes by 2035?
[Category: Health Current Affairs]
[A] 5
[B] 10
[C] 20
[D] 30

5. The Haryana Government seems to have served another transfer order on IAS officer Ashok Khemka, the 45th since he joined service in 1980. On 13th Nov 2013, the Congress government in Haryana announced that another bureaucrat will replace Khemka as the Director General of the Archives Department, a post that the latter was assigned to in April this year. Khemka has been an Indian Administrative Service officer for 23 years, and has alleged that he is being persecuted for challenging land deals involving which person?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Ajit Jogi
[B] Bhupinder Singh Hooda
[C] Manish Tewari
[D] Robert Vadra