DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 OCT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘ECONOMIST ANGUS DEATON’ WINS 2015 NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMIC SCIENCES ANNOUNCED
i. Economist Angus Deaton has won 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
ii. He is selected for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.
iii. His analysis and research work has linked detailed individual choices and aggregate outcomes which has helped to transform the fields of macroeconomics, microeconomics and development economics.
2. ‘NOVAK DJOKOVIC’ IN MEN AND ‘GARBIÑE MUGURUZA’ IN WOMEN WON 2015 CHINA OPEN
i. The 2015 China Open for the men was won by Novak Djokovic and Women’s Singles title was won by Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain.
ii. Men’s Doubles title was won by Vasek Pospisil of Canada and Jack Sock of US.
iii. Women’s Doubles title was won by Sania Mirza of India and Martina Hingis of Switzerland.
3. ANNUAL MEETINGS OF WORLD BANK GROUP AND IMF HELD IN PERU
i. Annual meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund were held in Peru.
ii. The meeting was attended by central bankers, finance ministers and private senior executives from the member countries of both the World Bank Group and the IMF.
iii. They have discussed the Role of World Bank and the IMF to support the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development Goals and implementation of the 2010 IMF quota and governance reforms.
4. ‘RANGANATH D MAVINAKERE’ IS APPOINTED AS NEW CFO OF INFOSYS
i. Infosys has appointed Ranganath D Mavinakere as its new Chief Financial Officer.
ii. Ranganath D Mavinakere will replace Rajiv Bansal.
iii. Infosys is India’s second largest software services firm.
5. INDIA-SRI LANKA ‘EXERCISE MITRA SHAKTI’ BEGINS
i. Mitra Shakti exercise between India and Sri Lanka begins in Pune, Maharashtra.
ii. It is started to understand the transnational terrorism, developing interoperability and conduct of joint tactical operations.
iii. The main purpose of exercise is to eradicate the menace of terrorism in all its forms between both countries.