Daily : January 2, 2017

Mr. Manohar Lal inaugurated country’s first Digital Investigation, Training and Analysis Centre (DIATC) at Gurugram

Country’s first Digital Investigation, Training and Analysis Centre (DIATC)

Question: Recently country’s first Digital Investigation, Training and Analysis Centre (DIATC) was inagurated at-
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Gurugram
(c) Ranchi
(d) Ahemdabad
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • On 28 December 2016 Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal today inaugurated country’s first Digital Investigation, Training and Analysis Centre (DIATC) at Gurugram.
  • It has been set up in collaboration with National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) of Government of India.
  • The Centre has State-of-the-art Cyber Forensic Laboratory equipped with high-end tools and also have high-tech training facility at the premises of Haryana Police for advance level training of police officers not only of Haryana Police.
  • Apart from this, the Centre has Social Media Monitoring Lab for enhancing technological capabilities of Haryana Police.

Reference:
http://www.uniindia.com/khattar-inaugurates-diatc-at-gurugram/states/news/732794.html
http://prharyana.gov.in/erelease.aspx?relid=6229

Sealdah-Ajmer train derails

Sealdah-Ajmer Express train derailment

Question: Recently the Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed in which of the following city of Uttar Pradesh?
(a) Kanpur
(b) Lucknow
(c) Varanasi
(d) Agra
Ans: (a)
Related facts:

  • On 28 December 2016; fifteen coaches of the Sealdah-Ajmer Express derailed near Kanpur injuring more than 60 people.
  • Train no. 12987 Sealdah-Ajmer Express went off the tracks between Rura and Metha railway stations, about 50km from Kanpur.
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav announced a financial assistance of Rs 50,000 for seriously injured and Rs 25,000 for those who have sustained minor injuries.

Reference:
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/kanpur-train-derailed-sealdah-ajmer-express-indore-patna-4449570/
http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/live-sealdah-ajmer-express-derails-near-kanpur-several-injured/story-xtiUkkV5e8t7vQtENvCyUO.html
http://information.up.nic.in/View_engnews.aspx?id=1151

Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ratnasiri Wickremanayake passes away

Ratnasiri Wickremanayake

Question: Recently Ratnasiri Wickremanayake passed away, He was the former prime minister of which of the following country?
(a) Malaysia
(b) Suriname
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Cambodia
Ans (c)
Related facts:

  • On 27 December 2016 Veteran Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake passed away. He was 83.
  • He served twice as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, first from 2000 to 2001 and then from 2005 to 2010, was one time general secretary of Sri Lanka Freedom party (SLFP).

Reference:
http://www.colombopage.com/archive_16B/Dec27_1482847217CH.php
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/article16949799.ece
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1013624/president-other-take-to-twitter-to-condole-ratnasiri-wickremanayake-s-demise

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