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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