DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 25 OCT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘ABHISHEK VERMA WON SILVER MEDAL’ IN ARCHERY WORLD CUP FINAL
i. Indian archer Abhishek Verma created history by winning a silver medal in the Archery World Cup in Mexico City.
ii. He has became the first ever Indian to bag Archery World Cup Final medal.
2. SURESH ARORA APPOINTED AS ‘NEW DGP OF PUNJAB’
i. The Punjab Government has appointed Suresh Arora, as the Director General of Police.
ii. The appointment came after the government removed Sumedh Singh Saini from the post of DGP.
iii.Suresh Arora has played a pivotal role in fighting terrorism.
iv. Sumedh singh Saini was removed from the post due people's anger towards the police after two Sikhs were killed in a protest against the sacrilege of holy books in Faridkot's Behbalkalan village on 14 October 2015.
3. SOUTH AFRICA GRABBED 1ST EVER BILATERAL ODI SERIES IN INDIA
i. South Africa won the five-match One Day International series against India 3-2.
ii. This was South Africa’s first ever bilateral ODI series win on India.
iii. South Africa defeated India by 214 runs, which was India’s second biggest ODI loss in terms of runs.
4. DEFENCE MINISTRY APPROVED INDUCTION OF ‘WOMEN AS IAF FIGHTER PILOTS’
i. Union Government has approved induction of women into the Fighter branch of Indian Air Force.
ii. Now women are eligible to get inducted in all branches and streams of the Air Force.
DEFENCE MINISTER OF INDIA: MANOHAR PARRIKAR
5. ‘HURRICANE PATRICIA’ HAS STRUCKED MEXICO
i. Hurricane Patricia has struck Mexico’s Pacific coast with destructive winds.
ii. The hurricane has bring lashing rains, surging seas and cyclonic winds along with it.