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.