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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 06 SEP 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 06 SEP 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. MOTHER TERESA DECLARED SAINT BY POPE FRANCIS IN VATICAN CITY
i. Mother Teresahas been declared as a saint by Pope Francis in Vatican City.
ii. It is declared on her 19th death anniversary.
iii. Now she will be declared as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

2. GUMTHALA GARHU BECOMES FIRST WIFI HOTSPOT VILLAGE IN HARYANA
i. Gumthala Garhu  in Kurukshetra  district has became the first Wifi hotspot village in Haryana .
ii. It has been declared under bulk plan of BSNL.
iii. BSNL has created history by taking initiative of providing Wifi service in the villages, which earlier were available in cities only.

3. SERENA WILLIAMS SETS WOMEN'S RECORD OF 307 VICTORIES IN GRAND SLAMS
i. World number one Serena Williams has created history by setting a record of most number of Grand Slam matches wins by a woman in the Open era.
ii. In the US Open she defeated Johanna Larsson of Sweden.
iii. She become the most successful woman in the Open Era.

4. 5 SEPTEMBER DECLARED AS NATIONAL TEACHERS DAY
i. Every year on 5th September is being observed as National Teachers Day in India.
ii. The day commemorates the birthday of India’s first Vice President and second President Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan since 1962.

5. UNION GOVERNMENT APPROVES USE OF CHILLI-BASED PAVA SHELLS AS ALTERNATIVE TO PELLET GUNS
i. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the use of Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide shells as an alternative to pellet guns for crowd controlling in Jammu and Kashmir.
ii. PAVA sheels also called Nonivamide are chilli-filled grenades.
iii. They are less lethal compared to pellet guns and immobilises the target temporarily rather than causing physical injury.
iv. It causes severe irritation and paralyses for a short duration It is considered to be bio-safe and less lethal than pellet guns but equally effective.

6. KIRAN MAZUMDAR SHAW APPOINTED KNIGHT OF THE NATIONAL ORDER OF THE FRENCH LEGION OF HONOUR
i. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur .
ii. The award is known as Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour.
iii. She has been honoured for her contribution to biosciences and research.


CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

1. GUMTHALA GARHU VILLAGE IS IN WHICH STATE?
a. Haryana
b. Punjab
c. Rajasthan
d. Himachal Pradesh
2. WHO HAS SET THE RECORD OF 307 VICTORIES IN GRAND SLAMS AMONG WOMEN TENNIS PLAYERS?
a. Martinga Hingis
b. Sania Mirza
c. Serena Williams
d. Marina Sharapova
3. DR. SARVEPALLI WAS THE ___________.
a. 1st Vice President Of India
b. 2nd President of India
c. 2nd Prime Minister of India
d. Both A & B
4. CHILLI BASED- PAVA SHELL IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING?
a. Zillet Gun
b. Dynamide
c. Tear Gas
d. Pellet Gun
5. NAME THE COMPANY WHICH HAS PROVIDED WIFI SERVICE IN THE VILLAGE GUMTHALA GARHU OF HARYANA?
a. Reliance
b. BSNL
c. Airtel
d. Tata Docomo


ANSWERS:

1. A     2. C     3. D     4. D     5. B

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