DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 11 OCT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘MISSION ABAAS’ LAUNCHED BY ODISHA GOVERNMENT
i. Odisha Government launched Mission Abaas, state’s urban housing mission, to provide affordable houses to Economically Weaker Sections, Low Income Groups and slum dwellers.
ii. The main objective of scheme is protection and welfare of slum dwellers by providing affordable housing with basic amenities of life such as regular water supply, electricity,roads, and drainage facilties.
CM OF ODISHA: Naveen Patnaik
2. ‘INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD’ OBSERVED ON 11 OCT
i. International Day of the Girl Child was observed across the world on 11 October.
ii. The Theme of the day was :The Power of Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.
iii. The objective of the day is to raise awareness about importance of girl child and steps to promote gender equality.
3. ‘LEWIS HAMILTON’ WON 2015 FORMULA-1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX TITLE
i. Lewis Hamilton of Britain and Mercedes racing driver won the 2015 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix title held at Sochi Autodrom in Sochi, Russia.
ii. Hamilton has won the ninth title in the 2015 season.
iii. He had already won titles in Australia, China, Bahrain, Canada, the UK, Belgium, Italy and Japan prior to the present victory.
4. ‘INDIA WON MEN’S HOCKEY TEST SERIES’ AFTER DEFEATING NEW ZEALAND
i. India won the Men's Hockey Test series after defeating New Zealand in, India BY 2-1.
CAPTAIN OF INDIA MEN HOCKEY TEAM: Sardar Singh
CAPTAIN OF INDIA WOMEN HOCKEY TEAM: Ritu Rani
5. ‘NOVEMBER 26’ TO BE OBSERVED AS ‘CONSTITUTION DAY’
i. India will observe 26 November as Constitution Day.
ii. The day is observed to spread awareness of Indian Constitution and its architecture.
iii. Importance of the day is that on 26 November 1949, Indian constitution was adopted by the 389 member Constituent Assembly and it came into force on 26 January, 1950.