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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Current Affairs October 2015 - First Week (PDF Download)

Friends..Here is the Current Affairs for the first week of October 2015 (28 September 2015 to 4 October 2015) in PDF Download format. Download the Current Affairs as PDF in your mobile, tab or desktop and read & revise wherever you go.

1) International Day of Non-Violence was observed on? - 2 October 2015

2) Indian Space Research Orgnaisation (ISRO) on 28 September 2015 launched India’s first dedicated satellite for astronomy research, named ASTROSAT using? - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C30)
Note: PSLV-C30 also carried six small satellites from different countries. This launch also marked the first ever commercial flight of US Satellites from India. 
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3) Union Government recently formed a committee to revisit civil services examination pattern. Who will head the committee? - B S Baswan

4) Which country's flag was raised for the first time at United Nations headquarters in New York on 30 September 2015? – Palestine

5) What was India's rank in Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 released by World Economic Forum recently? - 55th

6) Which player on 30 September 2015 won the gold medal in women's 10 meter air pistol event at the 8th Asian Air Gun Championships in New Delhi? - Heena Sidhu

7) Name the largest warship built so far in India dedicated to the nation on 30 September 2015? - INS Kochi
Note: It was dedicated to the nation by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai.

8) Fourth bi-monthly monetary policy statement 2015-16 was announced on 29 September 2015 by RBI governor Raghuram Rajan. What is the new repo rate? - 6.75 percent

9) World Heart Day was recently celebrated on? - 29 September 2015

10) Google on 27 September 2015 announced its tie-up with Indian Railways that will provide free Wi-Fi facilities to 400 stations, under which project? - Project Nilgiri

11) Who won the 2015 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix? - Lewis Hamilton

12) Which Indian was recently honoured by UK city of Coventry? - Ratan Tata

13) Which country topped Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016? – Switzerland

14) Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on 30 September 2015 released a commemorative postal stamp on? - Dr.B.R.Ambedkar

15) World Tourism Day is observed every year on? - September 27

16) Fast Bowler Frank Tyson who died recently is from which country? -  England
17) Name the Laureates of 2015 Right Livelihood Awards which were announced on 1 October 2015? - Tony de Brum & the People of the Marshall Islands, Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada), Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera (Uganda) and Gino Strada & his organisation ‘Emergency’ (Italy).
Note: Right Livelihood Award is also known as Alternative Nobel Prize.

18) Name the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping who on 29 September 2015 launched Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance) Policy, 2015? - Nitin Gadkari

19) Syed Ahmed who died on 27 September 2015 was the governor of? – Manipur

20) World Tourism Day was observed across the world on 27 September 2015 with the theme? - One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities.

21) Sania Mirza and along with whom on 26 September 2015 won the Guangzhou Open title? - Martina Hingis

22) Praveen Dixit was on 29 September 2015 appointed as the DGP of which state? – Maharashtra

23) World Vegetarian Day was observed on? - 1 October 2015

24) Union Government on 30 September 2015 notified Mid Day Meal Rules, 2015 under? - National Food Security Act, 2013

25) Name the Indian-American associate professor who was named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow? - Kartik Chandran

26) International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) was on 1 October 2015 observed across the world with the theme? - Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment

27) International Translation Day was recently observed across the world on? - 30 September
Note: Theme for this year is The Changing Face of Translation and Interpreting

28) Who was on 1 October 2015 assumed office as Chairman and Managing Director of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC)? - Sarat Kumar Acharya

29) International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) was on 1 October 2015 observed across the world with the theme? - Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment

30) Who was appointed as the Governor of Manipur on 28 September 2015? -  V. Shanmuganathan

31) Who was chosen for the prestigious 2015 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize on 28 September 2015? - Mathematician Jacob Tsimerman of the University of Toronto, Canada 
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