6th October 2014 Current Affairs

6th October 2014 - Daily Current Affairs

International Affairs
  • Today is World Habitat Day, this day is aside annually to recognize the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter and to encourage grassroots action toward ending poverty housing.
  • Hong Kong stared to return to work today after more than a week of pro-democracy protests disrupted the Chinese-controlled city, with the protest movement facing a test of its stamina after more clashes with police and pro-Beijing opponents.
National Affairs
  • Lakhs of Muslims thronged mosques and Eidgahs today to offer prayers as mass animal sacrifices, piety and spirit of brotherhood marked Eid-ul-Zuha which was celebrated across the country with traditional fervor.
  • India today asked Pakistan to put an immediate end to ceasefire violations along the border in Jammu and Kashmir as the ground realities in the country had changed.
  • The Election Commission today issued show case notice to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on violation of model code of conduct over statements made by him in Latur district during a public meeting in Maharashtra, where Assembly elections are due to take place on 15th October.
  • The West Bengal Government has formed a high level composite Task Force to investigate into recent blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan District in which two persons were killed.
Business & Economy Affairs
  • As SEBI tightens noose on defaulters and market manipulators the number of attachment proceedings initiated by the market regulator against those having defaulted on payment of penalties has crossed the 1,500 mark.
  • Crude price slipped today to multi year lows owing to a build up in supplies while the doller rallied in response to a strong US jobs report as analysts warned of further losses.
Science & Technology Affairs
  • India along with Japan, the US, China and Canada will start work on the world's biggest telescope on Hawaii Island that will enable to identify an object as small as coin from a distance of 500 kms.
  • The launch of India's third navigational satellite IRNSS-1C has been postponed by a week, the Indian space agency today. In a posting on its Facebook page the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said "Due to an observation in the telemetry system, the launch has been postponed for a week."
Sports Affairs
  • World Junior Chess Championships begin in Pune.
  • After the likes of Sachin Tendulker and Virat Kojli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the latest cricketer to own a football team in the high-profile Indian Super League (ISL) investing the Chennaiyin Football Club ahead of the even starting 12th October.
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5th October 2014 Current Affairs

5th October 2014 - Daily Current Affairs

International Affairs
  • The Breast Cancer Awareness Month is marked across the world every October to increase awareness on early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease says WHO.
  • Terming the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong as "Illegal" china today warned that the agitation that has paralysed the city would end up creating have in the former British colony.
  • Violating the ceasefire for the 10th time in October Pakistani troops today opened heavy fire on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch districh of Jammu and Kashmir.
National Affairs
  • Centre appeal doctors to give free insulin for poor kids.
  • Power tariff in Delhi may go up next month as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) is all set to levy a fuel surcharge to help the private distribution companies adjust their power purchase cost.
Awards & Honors Affairs
  • Barack Obama has selected Indian-American Professor Thomas Kailath for the prestigious National Medal of Science, highest honour for achievement in the fields of science and engineering.
Science & Technology Affairs
  • A NASA-backed study is exploring the feasibility of lowering the cost of a human expedition to Mars by putting the astronauts in deep sleep.
Sports Affairs
  • Suryakumar Yadav, Kolkata Knight Rider's part time off-spinner has been reported for a suspect illegal bowling action becoming the fifth bowler to be called in the just concluded Champions League Twenty-20 Tournament.
  • Indian boxer L. Sarita Devi has escaped with a warning after apologizing for her petulant display at the Asian Games when she refused to accept her bronze medal.
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4th October 2014 Current Affairs

4th October 2014 - Daily Current Affairs

International Affairs
  • World Animal Day (4th October, 2014) celebrated across the globe.
  • India's intellectual property regime is fully compliant with WTO norms, the government said today, two days after the two countries decided to set up a high-level working group on IPR during Prime Minister Narendra Modi US visit to sort out the contentious issue.
  • Ahead of the APEC summit at Beijing next mount, China has mobilised an army of over 8,50,000 vigilantes to be in the look out for "terrorists" adding teeth to the country's war or terror, specially against militants from the restive Xinjiang province.
National Affairs
  • 10 day long Dasara celebrations at Mysore concluded today with the famous Jamboo Savari, procession.
  • 33 killed and several injured in stampede in Patna after Dussehra celebration. Home Minister seeks report from Bihar Government.
  • Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath today said that for the first time five police observers will be deployed in Haryana to ensure free, fair and clean polling in the state where election is due on 15th October.
  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 65th TB seal campaign of the Tuberculosis Association of India at New Delhi today.
Science & Technology Affairs
  • China has flight tested an upgraded version of its 10,000 Km range Dongfeng missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its 1st October National Day to demonstrate its nuclear capability.
  • Facebook said that it has stepped up its battle against spammers who promise to deliver "likes" to its members and warned users on using such scams.
Sports Affairs
  • Asian Games 2014:-
    • The Asian Games wrapped up today (4th October, 2014) with China dominating the gold medal count and North Korea stealing the limelight.
    • India finished their campaign yesterday with 11 Gold, 10 Silver and 36 Bronze and hold the 8th Spot in the medal standings.
    • 14 world records were set during the games which brought together more than 9,500 athletes from 45 countries. Jakarta will be the host for the 2018 Asian Games.
  • Champions League Twenty-20 2014:-
    • The Chennai Super Kings won their 2nd CLT20 title against Kolkata Knight Riders defeating them by 8 wickets.
    • This is the Sixth edition of Champions League.
    • Held form 13th September to 4th October 2014.
    • Most Runs :- Suresh Raina (234)-Chennai Super Kings
    • Most Wickets :- Sunil Narine (12)-Kolkata Knight Riders.
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3rd October 2014 Current Affairs

3rd October 2014 - Daily Current Affairs

International Affairs
  • The Australian cabinet has given its approval for fighter jets to join the US led military action against Islamic State targets in Iraq.
  • Over 2 Million Muslims from around the world gathered at a desert hill near Mecca in Saudi Arabia in an act of faith and repentance during the climactic emotional and spiritual moment of the annual hajj pilgrimage.
National Affairs
  • People Across the Country Celebrated Dussehra to mark the victory of good over evil.
  • Seeking to reach out to more people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the countrymen over radio for the first time, giving a pep talk about how to shed despondency and use their skills for betterment and prosperity of the country.
  • In order to increase the revenues the Indian Railways has decided to sell Tatkal tickets at a higher rate. Passengers buying Tatkal tickets for the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani and 80 other trains will have to shell out more money from today.
Science & Technology Affairs
  • ISRO will launch the third of seven series of satellites to put in place India's own navigation system on par with US Global Positioning System (GPS) from the spaceport of Sriharikota on 10th October, 2014.
People in News Affairs
  • Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Uganda in a ceremony at State House Entebbe.
Sports Affairs
  • Asian Games 2014 :-
    • Both Men's & Women's teams bag Gold in Kabaddi.
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