DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 30TH OCT 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. BANGLADESH INTRODUCES TEMPORARY BAN ON CATCHING HILSA FISH
i. Bangladesh has arrested more than 900 fishermen and deployed the army to patrol its waterways after introducing a temporary ban on catching hilsa fish.
ii. The ban is imposesd in an effort to save the hugely popular fish.
iii. Approximately 60 percent of the world's hilsa are caught in Bangladesh.
2. INDIA RANKS POORLY IN COMMONWEALTH YOUTH INDEX
i. India has ranked very poorly at 133 in a new Global Youth Development Index compiled by the Commonwealth Secretariat on the countries' prospects for young people in employment, education, health, civic and political spheres.
ii. India ranked 133rd in the index and the list is topped by Germany followed by Denmark), Switzerland, United Kingdom , Netherlands.
3. IIID TO CONDUCT 'DESIGN YATRA' IN KOZHIKODE
i. India's first 'Design Yatra' will be conducted in Kerala's Kozhikode city between October 29-31.
ii. During design yatra competitions, heritage walk, talks and interaction with students will be conducted.
iii. The yatra is aimed at spreading awareness and taking designs to the masses and is scheduled to travel to 29 Indian cities.
4. INDIA BEAT PAKISTAN IN FINAL TO WIN ASIAN CHAMPIONS TROPHY
I. India celebrated Diwali by winning gold medal in the Men’s Asian Champions Trophy by beating arch-rivals Pakistan in Malaysia.
II. This is the second time India have won the title of this tournament after 2011.
5. WORLD BANK APPOINTS KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE
i. Kristalina Georgieva, a former head of EU humanitarian affairs and vice-president of the European commission, has been appointed chief executive of the World Bank.
ii. The title of CEO is newly created, Georgieva will effectively replace Sri Mulyani Indrawati, formerly the bank’s managing director and chief operating officer.
CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS
Q1. NAME THE FISH ON WHICH BANGLADESH IMPOSED CATCHING BAN?
c. Gold fish
d. Guppy fish
Q2. WHICH COUNTRY TOPPED IN COMMON WEALTH YOUTH INDEX?
Q3. WHAT IS INDIA’S RANK ON COMMON WEALTH YOUTH INDEX?
Q4. NAME THE COUNTRY THAT WON ASIAN CHAMPION TROPHY?
c. North Korea
Q5. WHO IS THE PRESIDENT OF WORLD BANK?
a. Jim Koe
b. Christine Lagarde
c. Jim Yong Kim
d. Ban Ki moon
1. B 2. B 3. A 4. D 5. C