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Daily Free Current Affairs 02 Nov. 2015 ( Daily News India )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 NOV 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. NICO ROSBERG WON 2015 MEXICAN GAND PRIX FORMULA 1 CHAMPIONSHIP
i. Mercedes racing driver Nico Rosberg of Germany grabbed the 2015 Mexican Gand Prix Formula 1 championship.
ii. Nico Rosberg defeated Lewis Hamilton of Britain.
iii. He had already won the titles in Spain, Monaco and Australia.

2. ROGER FEDERER WON 2015 SWISS INDOORS MEN’S SINGLES TITLE
i. Roger Federer of Switzerland grabbed the Swiss Indoors men’s singles tennis title.
ii. Roger federer defeated Rafael Nadal of Spain in the final match held at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

3. HERO MOTOCORP FOUNDER INDUSTRIALIST BRIJMOHAN LALL MUNJAL PASSED AWAY
i. Hero MotoCorp  founder industrialist Brijmohan Lall Munjal passed away in New Delhi. 
ii. He was the founder and chairman of Hero MotoCorp and Hero Honda which is the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer
iii. In 1956, he had started India’s first bicycle manufacturing unit under the brand name Hero Cycles later it became the world’s largest cycle maker.

4.  INDIA BECOMES WORLD’S 7TH MOST VALUED NATION BRAND
i. India was placed at 7th position in world’s most valuable nation brands report among the 100 nations by Brand Finance.
ii. United States had topped this list followed by China, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, France and India.
iii. India is the second most valued brand country among BRICS emerging economies after China and followed by Brazil, Russia and South Africa.

5. FACEBOOK AND BSNL INKED AGREEMENT TO SET UP 100 WIFI HOTSPOTS IN RURAL INDIA
i. Facebook inked agreement with Bharat Sanchar Nigam limited to create 100 WiFi hotspots in rural areas of western and southern India.
ii. Facebook will invest 5 crore rupees per annum for buying bandwidth from BSNL.
iii. BSNL expects to complete the WiFi project by 31 December 2015.


Daily Free Current Affairs 01 Nov. 2015 ( Daily News India )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 1 NOV 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIAN RAILWAYS LAUNCHES VIKALP SCHEME FOR WAITLISTED PASSENGERS
i.Indian Railways has launched Vikalp scheme to avail waitlisted passengers to get an alternative train accommodation.
ii. The scheme has been launched in trains running on Delhi-Lucknow and Delhi-Jammu sectors.
iii.Indian Railways aims to achieve the objectives of Providing confirmed accommodation to waitlisted passengers and to Ensure optimal utilisation of available accommodation for these passengers.
UNION RAILWAY MINISTER: SURESH PRABHU

2. SANIA MIRZA AND MARTINA HINGIS WON SINGAPORE BNP PARIBAS WTA FINALS
i. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis has won the 2015 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Women’s double category in Singapore.
ii.They have defeated Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro of spain.
iii.Earlier, they have also won the Indian Wells Open, Miami Open, Charleston Opem, Wimbledon, US Open, Guangzhou Open, Wuhan Open and China Open.

3. RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 WON BY NEW ZEALAND
i. New Zealand has won the 2015 Rugby World Cup for third time by defeating Australia.
ii.Rugby World Cup is contested after every four years between the top international teams.
iii.First world cup of Rugby was first held in 1987.

4. BRAHMOS SUPERSONIC CRUISE MISSILE SUCCESSFULLY TEST-FIRED
i. India has successfully test-fired BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile from INS Kochi.
ii.The purpose of the test was to check the capabilities of BrahMos and INS Kochi, the country’s newest stealth-destroyer, which was inducted into the navy recently.
iii.BrahMos can be launched from land, Sea, Sub-seas and air.

5. NATIONAL UNITY DAY OBSERVED ON 31ST OCT
i. The National Unity Day was observed on 31 October.
ii.The day is observed to commemorate the  140th birthday of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
iii.PM Narendra Modi flagged off Run for Unity at Rajpath in New Delhi.



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