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Ravi Thapar

Question: Recently, the senior official of the Indian Foreign Service, Ravi Thapar, was appointed as the next ambassador of India in which country?
(a) Panama
(b) Turky
(c) Nicaragua
(d) South Africa
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On April 20th, 2018, Senior Secretary of the Indian Foreign Service Ravi Thapar was appointed by the Central Government to be the next Ambassador of India to Nicaragua.
  • He is the IFS officer of the year 1983 batch.
  • Currently he is India’s Ambassador to Panama.
  • Managua is the capital of Nicaragua.
  • Daniel Ortega is currently the President of this country.


Rajinder Sachar

Question: Justice Rajinder Sachar has passed away recently.
(a) Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
(b) Former Judge of Supreme Court
(c) Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court
(d) Former Chief Justice of Patna High Court
Answer: (c)                                                                         
Related Facts: 

  • On 20thApril, 2018, Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice Rajinder Sachar passed away. He was 94 years old.
  • He was Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from August 6th, to December 22nd, 1985.
  • After retirement, he was associated with a leading human rights group, People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).
  • He was the chairman of ‘Sachar Committee’ formed to assess the socio-economic and educational status of the Muslim community of India in the year 2005 by the previous UPA government.


New Managing Director and CEO of SBI Life Insurance

Question: Who has been recently appointed as the new managing director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SBI Life Insurance?
(a) Arijit Basu
(b) Deepak Joshi
(c) Rajiv Kumar
(d) Sanjeev Nautiyal
Answer: (d) 
Related Facts: 

  • On April 3rd, 2018, Sanjeev Nautiyal has been appointed as New Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) SBI Life Insurance.
  • Earlier, he worked as the Chief General Manager of SBI’s Ahmedabad Circle.
  • At this post, he replaced Arijit Basu.


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