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Punjab Current Affairs Highlights:
  • Rana Kanwar Pal Singh elected as Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly
  • There will be single phase elections in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa.
  • Amarinder Singh seeks probe into AAP’s ‘nexus’ with militants
  • After AAP alleges breach of EVMs in Punjab, EC to send review team
  • Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says Punjab EVMs being moved; officials deny charge
  • Election Commission announces dates for assembly elections in five states
  • The chief minister of this state is taking various initiatives to shed VIP culture.
  • Harike Wetland (also known as Hari-ke-Pattan) is premier wetland which touches borders of Tarn Taran Sahib and Ferozepur.
  • Head to this pet trade fair for a fun day out with your furry friends
  • Earthquake jolts Punjab
  • 6th Heart of Asia conference held in Amritsar, Punjab
  • Punjab Government launches Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund
  • Punjab Government launches India’s first amphibious bus project
  • VP Singh Badnore sworn in as Punjab Governor
  • World’s largest Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant inaugurated in Amritsar
  • PM launches National SC/ST hub and Zero Defect – Zero Effect scheme
  • Punjab Government launches Rapid Rural Police Response System
  • NGT bans age-old agricultural practice of straw burning in Northern States
  • Punjab Government notifies swine flu under Epidemic Disease Act
  • Indian Railways ink MoU with Haryana and Punjab to plant trees alongside Railway Track
  • Punjab Assembly passes Agriculture Indebtedness Bill, 2016
  • Najma Heptulla appointed Manipur Governor
  • Punjab Law Terminating Sutlej-Yamuna Link Agreement unconstitutional: SC

Latest Punjab Updates:

Shabana Azmi starrer 'The Black Prince' honored at film fest in Houston

'The Black Prince' has been awarded at film fest as emotional life story of the last king of Punjab.

Devendra Kumar Sharma chosen as Chairman of BBMB

Now, Devendra Kumar Sharma acts as a new chairman of BBMB. Its main function is to manage release of water in Punjab, Haryana as well as Rajasthan.

Latest Book on Rashtriya Rifles ‘Home of the Brave’ liberated

This book is released containing inputs of Rashtriay Rifles. It is based on curtail insurgency operation in Punjab as well as Jammu and Kashmir.

Rana Kanwar Pal Singh designated as Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly

Rana Kanwar Pal Singh designated as a Speaker of Punjab Legislative Assembly as per available latest information.

Captain Amarinder Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Punjab

Navjot Singh Sidhu was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister of this state.

Former Punjab minister Gurdev Singh Badal passes away:

As per latest news, on 28 March Gurdev Singh Badal took his last breathe at  Dayanand Medical College and Hospital.

Congress won  2017 Assembly Elections in Punjab

As per information arrived, Arvind Kejriwal’s AAP, new entrant Punjab’s assembly election, come into sight as  second major party.

Punjab Current Affairs

Latest GK Quiz Questions & Answers

Q. 01: Who was appointed as director of Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited following the resignation of Vijay Mallya on 17 March 2016?
  1. Siddharth Mallya
  2. Russell Adams
  3. Sara Mallya
  4. None of These
Ans:  2

Q. 02: Identify the state that classified its country liquor as Heritage Spirit of state on 17 March 2016.
  1. Kerala
  2. Assam
  3. Goa
  4. Sikkim
Ans:  3

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Q. 03: Identify the Indian bank that claimed the top slot in mobile banking on 17 March 2016.
  1. Axis Bank
  2. HDFC Bank
  3. Cental Bank of India
  4. State Bank of India
Ans:  4

Q. 04: Identify the country whose lawmakers had lifted the ban on abortion for special cases on 17 March 2016?
  1. Chile
  2. Peru
  3. Brazil
  4. Venezuela
Ans:  1

Q. 05: The International Day of Happiness was observed across the world on which date?
  1. 19 March
  2. 20 March
  3. 21 March
  4. 22 March
Ans:  2

Q. 06: Who on 18 March 2016 was appointed as the Managing Director of Pfizer India?
  1. S Sridhar
  2. G Sridhar
  3. Vimal Kathuriya
  4. Jawahar Nath
Ans:   1

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Q. 07: Identify the Indian IT service, consulting and business solutions company that on 17 March 2016 was named official technology partner for Virgin Money London Marathon.
  1. Infosys
  2. Wipro
  3. Tech Mahindra
  4. Tata Consultancy Services
Ans:   4

Q. 08: Maharashtra Finance Minister on 18 March 2016 presented the Annual State Budget 2016-17 in the state legislature. Who is the finance minister of the state?
  1. Diwakar Raote
  2. Subhash Desai
  3. Sudhir Mungantiwar
  4. Eknath Shinde
Ans:   3

Q. 09: Identify the actor who portrayed the character of Benny on L.A. Law, who died on 18 March 2016 in Hollywood, California.
  1. Larry Drake
  2. Paul daniels
  3. Ernestine Anderson
  4. Keith Emerson
Ans:   1

Q. 10: Which village became the first open defecation-free village in Srikakulam district in Andhra Pradesh?
  1. Kinthali
  2. Vanjangipeta
  3. Ranastalam
  4. Sangam
Ans:   2

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Q. 11: Which movie was named the top LGBT film of all time, as per the poll conducted by the British Film Institute?
  1. Brokeback Mountain
  2. Un chant d'amour
  3. The Price of Salt
  4. Carol
Ans:   4

Q. 12: Name the Indian-origin student who on 17 March 2016 was awarded the inaugural Noor Inayat Khan Prize in London.
  1. Barkha Kumar
  2. Geetakshi Arora
  3. Vimal Khanna
  4. Jaydeep Singhal
Ans:   2

Q. 13: As per the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) survey, which railway station was declared as the cleanest in India?
  1. Surat Railway Station
  2. Rajkot Railway Station
  3. Bilaspur Railway Station
  4. New Delhi Railway Station
Ans:   1

Q. 14: Name the American tourist who on 16 March 2016 was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labour for subversion by North Korea’s Supreme Court?
  1. Bill Lewis
  2. Otto Warmbier
  3. Josh Wiles
  4. Samantha Judd
Ans:   2

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Q. 15: Name the IT firm that signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Olympic Gold Quest organization to support Indian woman athlete at Rio.
  1. TCS
  2. Wipro
  3. Genpact
  4. Accenture
Ans:   3

Q. 16: Name the film that won the best film award at the 10th Asian film awards which were presented on 17 March 2016 in Macau, China.
  1. The Inside Men
  2. Port of Call
  3. The Assassin
  4. Bajirao Mastani
Ans:   3

Q. 17: In which city the 5th edition of India Aviation was inaugurated on 16 March 2016 by the President Pranab Mukherjee?
  1. Bengaluru
  2. Mumbai
  3. Hyderabad
  4. New Delhi
Ans:   3

Q. 18: The Department Of Health and Family Welfare of which state on 16 March 2016 notified the disease of swine flu (H1N1) under the Epidemic Disease Act?
  1. Kerala
  2. Punjab
  3. Maharashtra
  4. West Bengal
Ans:   2

Current Highlights: Political Current Affairs

Q. 19: Which magazine unveiled 30 Most Influential People on the Internet list on 16 March 2016?
  1. TIME
  2. Forbes
  3. Newyork Times
  4. None of These
Ans:   1

Q. 20: Name the famous English magician who passed away on 17 March 2016 due to brain tumour.
  1. Harry Blackstone, Jr.
  2. Tony Slydini
  3. Paul Daniels
  4. Maven
Ans:   3

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