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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