DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7TH NOV 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. FIRST WORLD TSUNAMI AWARENESS DAY OBSERVED ON 5 NOVEMBER
i. The First World Tsunami Awareness Day is being observed today across the world on 5 november.
ii. The theme for day is Effective Education and Evacuation Drills.
iii. The observance of the day will help to spread awareness among people across the world in matters related to the dangers of the tsunami.
2. PRESIDENT APPROVES PAYMENT OF 2% DA FROM JULY 1
i. President Pranab Mukherjee approved the 2% hike in Dearness Allowance to central government employees.
ii. DA is provided to employees and pensioners to minimise the impact of price rise on their earnings. Earlier this year, DA was hiked 6% to 125% of the basic pay.
3. PM TO INAUGURATE 1ST INTL AGRO-BIODIVERSITY CONGRESS
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first ever International Agro-biodiversity Congress in New Delhi .
ii. The event will initiate and encourage a dialogue among stakeholders, including farmers, to better understand everyone role in agro-biodiversity management and the conservation of genetic resources.
4. CII LAUNCHES UNIQUE PLATFORM ‘STARTUP MENTORSHIP CIRCLE'
i. Confederation of Indian Industry has launched a unique platform called ‘Startup Mentorship Circle’ to help in connecting start-ups with the global marketplace.
ii. 'Startup Mentorship Circle’ is a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and startups to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities.
5. INDIAN WOMEN'S HOCKEY TEAM LIFT ASIAN CHAMPIONS TROPHY 2016
i.Indian Women's hockey team have lifted the Asian Champions Trophy 2016 in Singapore.
ii. This is for the first time that Indian eves won the Asian Champions Trophy competition.
CURRENT AFFAIRS GK QUIZ BASED ON TODAY’S NEWS
Q1. HOW MANY PERCENTAGES HIKED BY PRESIDENT PRANAB MUKHERJEE IN DA TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES?
a) 2 %
b) 3 %
c) 4 %
d) 5 %
Q2. PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI WILL INAUGURATE THE FIRST EVER INTERNATIONAL AGRO-BIODIVERSITY CONGRESS IN WHICH CITY?
c) New Delhi
Q3. CII HAS LAUNCHED A UNIQUE PLATFORM CALLED ‘STARTUP MENTORSHIP CIRCLE’ TO HELP IN CONNECTING START-UPS WITH THE GLOBAL MARKETPLACE. CII STAND FOR?
a) Confederation of International Industry
b) Confederation of Indian Industry
c) Confederation of Indian Institution
d) None of the above
Q4. WHICH COUNTRY LIFTED WOMEN'S HOCKEY ASIAN CHAMPIONS TROPHY 2016?
1- A 2- C 3- B 4- D