General Knowledge & Current Affairs- 03 Oct 2016 @Daily GK

General Knowledge & Current Affairs- 03 Oct 2016 @Daily GK

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1. Mohammad Bin Zayed will be the chief guest for Indian Republic Day

  •  Indian government has invited the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to be the next Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day parade in 2017.
  • This is the first time that a leader of the United Arab Emirates will be coming as Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day Parade.
2. R Ravindra concurrently Ambassador to Guinea also.

  • Mr. R Ravindra, presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, has been concurrently appointed the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Guinea.
  • The Republic of Guinea is a country on the West coast of Africa.
3. Indian-origin Girl wins Google Science Fair prize

  • A 16-year-old Indian-origin South African girl has won a $50,000 scholarship, the grand prize at the annual Google Science Fair
  • She was awarded for her work using orange peel to develop a cheaper “super-absorbent material” that helps soil retain water.
4.  Japan’s Ohsumi wins Nobel Prize in medicine Field

  • Japan’s Yoshinori Ohsumi, a cell biologist specializing in Autophagy, has received the Noble Prize in Medicine for the year 2016.
  • He received the Nobel for his discoveries of “mechanisms for Autophagy”. 
5.  India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar wins Trophy of Korea Open 

  • Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar won the Korea Open 2016 in Incheon,South Korea. This was his 6th Asian Title.
  • The 28-year-old, whose last Asian title came in 2013, was awarded a cash prize of $196,000 for the victory.
6.  ‘Murga’ becomes winner of first prize at Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival

  • Young filmmaker Katyayan Shivpuri, from Maharashtra, has won the first prize at the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF) for his short film based on the Swatch Bharat Mission theme “Murga”.
  • The short film was directed Katyayan Shivpuri from Maharashtra. 
7. Assam CM Sonowal releases report on human development

  • Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal has released the second Human Development report 2014 of Assam in Guwahati with detailed scenario of the overall human development in the state.
  • The report observed that the overall level of human development in Assam has shown a continuous improvement over the last 15 years.
  • It puts the Human Development Index in Assam at 0.557.
  • 56.4 % people are enjoying subjective well being which means people are either moderately satisfied or intensively satisfied.
8. India Becoms No1 in ICC Test Ranking after winning NZ

  • India Ranked No 1 in ICC Test Cricket after winning 2nd Test against New Zealand at Eden Gardens Kolkata by 178 Runs.
  • India Has Won  series with 2-0.
  • Man-of-the-Match- Wriddhman Saha (IND). 


October 2016

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