DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 OCT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. PM LAID FOUNDATION STONE OF ‘SHRI VENKATESWARA MOBILE & ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING HUB’
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Shri Venkateswara Mobile and Electronics Manufacturing Hub in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.
ii. Shri Venkateswara Mobile & Electronics Manufacturing Hub will create more than 10000 jobs within a year.
iii. Andhra Pradesh is going to be a preferred destination for mobile handset and component manufacturing companies.
iv. It is country’s first dedicated mobile manufacturing electronics cluster to be established under Union Government’s flagship Make in India initiative.
Cm of Andhra Pradesh: N. Chandrababu Naidu
2. BANKS ALLOWED TO FIX ‘INTEREST RATES ON GOLD DEPOSIT SCHEME’ BY RBI
i. Reserve Bank of India has allowed banks to fix their own interest rates on gold deposits under the Gold Monetisation Scheme.
ii. RBI has said Banks are free to set interest rate such as principal and interest on the deposit denominated in gold.
3. UNION GOVERNMENT APPROVED ‘AMRUT PROJECTS’
i. The Union Ministry of Urban Development gave its approval to the first batch of state level Action Plans under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.
ii. The Action Plans for 89 cities have been approved under AMRUT project in cities of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
Union Minister of Urban Development: Venkaiah Naidu.
4. ‘ALOK RAWAT’ 1ST MALE MEMBER OF NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN
i. Alok Rawat became 1st male person to be appointed as member of National Commission for Women.
ii. National Commission for Women is a statutory body established on January 1992 to review the constitutional and legal safeguards for women.
Chairman of national commission for women: Lalitha Kumaramangalam
5. PM NARENDRA MODI LAYS FOUNDATION STONE FOR ‘ANDHRA PRADESH’S NEW CAPITAL CITY’
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Amaravati, a new capital city of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Dussehra and Vijaya Dashmi.
ii. The State government had inked MoU with Singapore government agencies for preparing the master plan for Amaravati.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister: N. Chandrababu Naidu
6. ‘CAROLINA MARIN’ OF SPAIN RANKED ‘WORLD NO. 1 PLAYER IN BADMINTON’
i. Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal lost her World No.1 ranking to Carolina Marin of Spain.
ii. Saina Nehwal lost her rank after making early exists from Japan Open and Denmark Open.