DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 27 OCT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. DEEPIKA KUMARI GRABBED SILVER MEDAL IN ARCHERY WORLD CUP FINAL
i. Indian archer Deepika Kumari grabbed the silver medal in the Archery World Cup Final in Mexico City.
ii. She was also named as the FICCI Sportsperson of the Year Award 2014.
iii. Ki Bo-Bae of South Korea is a world no.1 player of archery.
2. EMILY KRISTINE PEDERSEN OF DENMARK WON HERO WOMEN’S INDIAN OPEN 2015
i. Emily Kristine Pedersen of Denmark grabbed the Hero Women’s Indian Open 2015 in Gurgaon, Haryana.
ii. Indian player Aditi Ashok was the best Indian performer, who was ranked at the 13th position and Vani Kapoor was adjudged as the best Indian professional at the tournament.
iii. Hero Women’s Indian Open event was started in 2007 and it attracts best of talent from across the globe with the majority of players coming from Europe and Asia.
3. ICC RELEASED TEST, ODI, T20I AND WOMEN’S RANKING
i. The International Cricket Council released the official ICC men’s Team Rankings from Test, One Day International and T20I cricket.
ii. South Africa was placed at the top position in the men’s Test ranking list.
iii. Australia topped the men’s ODI list and Sri Lanka topped the list of T20 rankings.
iv. Australian women team topped in the ICC Women’s Rankings.
v. India is placed at 5th position in Test, 2nd position in ODI, 6th position in T20 and Women's Cricket team of India was placed at 4th position.
4. ANGRY INDIAN GODDESSES BAGGED PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD AT ROME FILM FESTIVAL
i. Angry Indian Goddesses an Indian movie was awarded with BNL People’s Choice Award at the Rome Film Festival held in Rome, Italy.
ii. The winner was selected through an online voting system by the audience.
iii. The movie also received an eight-minute-long standing ovation at the festival.
iv. The movie narrates the story of a girl who invited her closest girlfriends to Goa to announce her wedding, and how it all turned into a wild bachelorette party.
5. FIIS AND RFPIS CAN NOW INVEST UP TO 74 PERCENT IN DEN NETWORKS LIMITED
i. The Reserve Bank of India announced that the Foreign Institutional Investors and Registered Foreign Portfolios Investors can now invest up to 74 percent of the paid up capital of DEN Networks Limited under the Portfolio Investment Scheme.
ii. The purchases could be made through primary market and stock exchanges.
iii. RBI has notified this under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.
iv. DEN Networks Limited is India's largest cable TV distribution company serving 13 million homes in over 200 cities.