Here is the Important Daily Current Affairs Updates for 10 October 2015. You can download this article as PDF from the below link.
1) Shekhar Basu appointed as Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission:
--> Renowned scientist Shekhar Basu has been appointed as the Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).
--> He will replace R K Sinha who superannuates on 23 October 2015.
--> He will have tenure till September 19, 2016 i.e. till he attains the age of 64 years.
--> Prior to this appointment, Mr. Basu was Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Chief executive of the Nuclear Recycle Board (NRB).
2) Veteran music director Ravindra Jain passed away:
--> Renowned music director and lyricist Ravindra Jain died due to multiple-organ failure in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
--> He has also been conferred with various awards for his work including Filmfare Award for Best Music for Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985), Lata Mangeshkar Lifetime Achievement Award of Maharashtra Government and Padmashri in 2015.
3) Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala resigned:
--> Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has resigned from office by submitting his resignation to President Ram Baran Yadav.
--> He has resigned to give way to Parliament to elect new Prime Minister and government as per country’s new Constitution which was adopted on September 20, 2015.
--> President Ram Baran Yadav has accepted the resignation and asked Mr. Koirala to conduct daily administrative functions till a new government is formed.
4) Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis won 2015 China Open Women’s Doubles:
--> The Indo-Swiss pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis has won the 2015 Women’s Doubles Title of China Open.
--> In the final match played in Beijing the pair defeated the Chinese pair of Yung-Jan Chan and Hao-Ching Chan in three sets score of 6-7, 6-1 and 10-8.
5) A.R. Rahman named Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles:
--> Oscar-winning composer Allah-Rakha Rahman has been named the Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles.
--> In this regard Seychelles government has issued a certificate validating his new role for his contribution in enhancing the country’s art and culture development.
6) India’s first Dolphin Community Reserve to come up in West Bengal:
--> India’s first Dolphin Community Reserve will be established in West Bengal to protect the endangered mammal, Gangetic river dolphins.
--> Decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of the State Wildlife Board chaired by state Chief Wildlife Warden Azam Zaidi.
7) Union Government launches app to book unreserved rail tickets:
--> Indian Railways has launched mobile application to book unreserved rail tickets for the convenience of passengers.
--> The launched IT enabled passenger services app was launched by Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu in New Delhi.
8) National Dialogue Quartet wins 2015 Nobel Peace Prize:
--> National Dialogue Quartet (NDQ) in Tunisia has won prestigious 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.
--> Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected NDQ for its decisive contribution in building pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the 2011 Jasmine Revolution.
--> NDQ was established in 2013 as an alternative, peaceful political process at a time when Tunisia was on the brink of civil war aftermath of revolution.
9) Kerala Government launches Operation Valsalya to track missing children:
--> The Kerala government launched the Operation Valsalya project to trace, rescue and reunite the missing children with their family.
10) Tapan Ray appointed to Board of Securities and Exchange Board of India:
--> Corporate Affairs Secretary Tapan Ray was appointed to the Board of capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).--> He succeeded Anjuly Chib Duggal on the SEBI board.
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