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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 14 OCT 2015 ( DAILY NEWS IN INDIA)

DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 OCT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE’ CONFERRED WITH HONORARY DOCTORATE BY AL-QUDS UNIVERSITY
i. Al-Quds University conferred Honorary Doctorate on President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Ramallah.
ii. President Pranab Mukhrejee is on a visit to Palestine and he is the first Indian president to visit Palestine.
iii. India has also given a grant of 5 million US Dollars to Palestine as Budgetary assistance.
iv. Al-Quds University is a Palestinian university. It was established  in 1984.
PM OF PALESTINE: Rami Hamdallah

2. ‘KETOPROFEN DRUG’ BANNED IN TAMIL NADU
i. Tamil Nadu  government banned the use of Ketoprofen drug  which is used extensively for veterinary purposes.
ii. The government have banned ketoprofen drug to save critically endangered vultures in the state.
iii. Ketoprofen drug has man negative effects on vultures such as Doses administered to cattle in India are sufficient to kill the birds,The drug causes the birds to suffer acute kidney failure.

3. ‘SHWETA RATHORE’ 1ST INDIAN FEMALE BODYBUILDER TO WIN SILVER IN ASIAN BODY BUILDING CHAMPIONSHIP
i. Indian female bodybuilder Shweta Rathore won a silver medal in the 49th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Championship, held in Uzbekistan.
ii. She became the first ever Indian female bodybuilder to win a medal at a continental level tournament.
iii. After winning silver medal in Asian body building championship,she qualified for the World Championship, to be held in Thailand in November 2015.

4. GREEN INDIAN MISSION PLANS APPROVED FOR 4 STATES
i. Union Environment Ministry has approved annual plans of National Mission for Green India of four states including Kerala, Mizoram, Manipur and Jharkhand.
ii. The approval has been granted for maximizing the use of environment friendly energy devices such as biogas, LPG, solar devices, biomass-based systems and improved stoves.
iii. This will reduce carbon emission, along with health and other associated benefits.
iv. National Mission for Green India aims at protecting,enhancing and restoring India’s decreasing forest cover and responding to climate change by a combination of mitigation and adaptation measures.

5. ‘FILMMAKER I.V. SASI’ HONOURED WITH J.C. DANIEL AWARD
i. Malayalam filmmaker I.V. Sasi  honoured with the prestigious J.C. Daniel Award for the year 2014 .
ii. He is awarded  for his contributions towards the Malayalam entertainment industry.

iii. The J.C. Daniel Award is given by the Government of Kerala. It was started in 1992.

DAILY GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-14 OCTOBER 2015

DAILY GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-14 OCTOBER 2015
1. ‘World Standards Day’ is celebrated on?
2. Under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) how much money has been deposited till now?
3. Who has recently resigned from the post of MD and CEO of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)?
4. Who has recently honored with ‘Finance Minister of the Asia’?
5. Name of Pakistan Cricketer which became Pakistan’s leading run scorer in Test Cricket?
6. Google is at which rank in the list of companies in providing employment?
7. Who won the World Rapid Chess Championship -2015?
8. Name the footballer who recently honored with ‘Golden Shoe’ award?
9. According to ‘Global Wealth Report’ how many peoples in India are having wealth of Rs 325 crore ($ 5 crore) or more?
DAILY GK QUIZ ANSWERS
1. 14th October 2015
2. Rs 25,000 crore
3. DilipChenoy
4. ArunJaitley; Finance Minister of India
5. Younis Khan
6. 1st Rank
7. Magnus Carlsen (Norway)
8. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
9. 2,083 peoples

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