2nd October 2014 Current Affairs

2nd October 2014 - Daily Current Affairs

International Affairs
  • The UN Launched a mission to prevent the worldwide spread of Ebola as the US hunted for people who came in contact with the first African diagnosed with the deadly virus outside the continent.
  • Underscoring its commitment to the UN's body on gender equality and women empowerment, India has contributed USD 1 Million to the Organization for the current financial year.
National Affairs
  • Nation observed Gandhi Jayanti and the birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Sastri today.
  • Political parties to now deposit their funds in banks, according to new Election Commission guidelines on financial transparency.
  • The Bombay High Court has asked Election Commission of India to state what action it would take against political parties who use children in election campaign or poll-related work.
Sports Affairs
  • Asian Games 2014 :-
    • India clinch men's hockey gold after 16 years.
    • Indian women 4x400m relay team win gold.
    • Inderjeet Singh wins bronze in men's shot put.
    • Boxer Vikas Krishan gets bronze after losing to Kazakhstan's Zhanibek Alimkhanuly in middle (75 Kg) semis.
    • Boxer Satish Kumar settled for bronze medal after losing his semi-final.
    • India beat Pakistan and wins gold in hockey.
    • Priyanka Pawar, Tintu Likka, Mandeep Kaur and Poovamma win 4*400m relay by stting Asian Games record.
    • Indian boxer Satish Kumar wins bronze in the (91 Kg) category.



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