DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. NEPAL DECLARED ‘COW’ AS NATIONAL ANIMAL
i) Nepal declared Cow as the National Animal of Nepal.
ii) Nepal president Ram Baran Yadav unveiled new constitution of Nepal.
iii) Hindu religion consider cow as a sacred animal and Nepal is a Hindu country.
2.’DR. P SIVAKUMAR’ ELEVATED AS DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST BY UNION DEFENCE MINISTRY
i) Union defence Ministry elevated Dr. P Sivakumar as Distinguished Scientist.
ii) Union Defence Ministry promoted him in recognition of his diligence and dedication in self-reliance effort for defence combat vehicle systems and sub-systems.
iii) He has been awarded with Scientist of the Year Award 2010.
3. ‘RICHIE RICHARDSON’ APPOINTED TO ELITE PANEL OF ICC MATCH REFEREES
i) The International Cricket Council appointed former West Indies cricket captain Richie Richardson to the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees.
ii) Richie richardson will replace Sri Lanka’s Roshan Mahanama .
4. ‘INDIAN WUSHU TEAM’ WON 12 MEDALS AT PARS INTERNATIONAL CUP
i) The Indian Wushu team grabbed 12 medals including of one gold,four silver and seven bronze medals at the Fifth International Pars Wushu Cup held in Tehran.
ii) Gold medal is grabbed by L. Budhachandra Singh after defeating Masod Ansari of Iran.
iii) Wushu is an both an exhibition and a full-contact sport derived from traditional Chinese martial arts.