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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3RD NOV 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3RD NOV 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. ICICI BANK LAUNCHES OVERDRAFT FACILITY FOR SALARIED HOME LOAN BORROWERS
i. ICICI Bank has launched a credit facility against home loans for salaried customers.
ii. The Home Overdraft facility will enable a salaried customer to seek loans up to Rs. 1 crore for personal needs against his/her property.
iii. Salaried individuals, who have a home loan and a salary account with ICICI Bank, are eligible to apply for the ‘Home Overdraft’ facility.

2. FOOTBALL WORLD CUP TROPHY DESIGNER SILVIO GAZZANIGA DIES AT 95
i. Silvio Gazzaniga, the goldsmith and sculptor who designed and created football’s World Cup trophy, has died at home in Milan
ii. He was known as “Mr Cups”,.he also designed UEFA Cup and the UEFA  Super Cup
iii. Silvio Gazzaniga designed and created the World Cup trophy in 1971.
iv. FIFA World Cup trophy is 18-carat solid gold trophy weighs approximately six kilograms.

3. WORLD SAVINGS DAY OBSERVED WITH THE THEME ‘GRABBING HOLD OF YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE’
i. World Savings Day or World Thrift Day is observed every year on 31st October.
ii. The day is observed  to promote the savings all over the World.
iii. In India, World Savings Day was observed on October 30 because of the death of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the same day in 1984.
iv. The Theme of the day is Grabbing Hold of Your Financial Future.


4. INDIA-BANGLADESH JOINT MILITARY EXERCISE SAMPRITI-2016 TO COMMENCE FROM 05 NOV
i. The joint military training exercise “Sampriti-2016” will be conducted between India and Bangladesh at Tangail, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 05 November 2016.
ii. Exercise SAMPRITI is an important bilateral defence cooperation endeavour between India and Bangladesh to improve relations.

5. SULABH FOUNDER BINDESHWAR PATHAK IS THE BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR SWACHH RAIL MISSION
i. Ministry of Railways appointed Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, as a Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission.
ii. Sulabh International has been assigned the task to clean some important railway stations across the country.
iii. Sulabh International is an India-based social service organization which works to promote human rights, environmental sanitation, non-conventional sources of energy, waste management and social reforms through education.

6. MAHARASTRA FIRST TO LAUNCH CYBER POLICE STATIONS IN ALL DISTRICTS
i. Maharashtra is the first state in the country to have a cyber police station in each district simultaneously.
ii. The state is converting 42 state-of-the-art cyber-crime labs into police stations.
iii. The state government is also setting up 51 cyber-crime labs. Notably, cyber crime in the state has increased by 142.1% in the last few years.


CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS

Q1. NAME THE PERSON WHO DESIGNED FOOTBALL WORLD CUP TROPHY?
a. Chris Gill                      
b. George Mash              
c. Silvio Gazzaniga          
d. Jorge Mashe
Q2. WHEN IS WORLD SAVINGS DAY OBSERVED IN INDIA?
a. 31 Oct              
b. 30 Oct              
c. 29 Oct               
d. 28 Oct
Q3. NAME THE MILITARY EXERCISE CONDUCTED BETWEEN INDIA AND BANGLADESH?
a. Bal Abhiyas     
b. Sampriti                       
c. Suraj Shakti                 
d. Mitra Shakti
Q4. NAME THE BANK WHICH STARTED OVERDRAFT FACILITY FOR SALARIED HOME LOAN BORROWERS?
a. ICICI                 
b. HDFC               
c. Axis                              
d. Yes Bank
Q5. NAME THE CEO OF ICICI BANK?
a. Chanda Kochar           
b. Indra Nooyi                
c. Kiran Mazumdar         
d. Nadia Murann

ANSWERS:
1. C     2. B     3. B     4. A     5. A


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