Daily GK Updates 9th October 2016, Today GK Quiz Questions Answers, Current Affairs Oct 2016
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Agreements Between India & Switzerland on Mutual Visa Exemption Return:
India and Switzerland signed three agreements on mutual visa exemption, return of illegal migrants and arrangement for dependent persons of diplomatic and consular mission to perform gainful employment.
Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling honoured for Development leadership:
Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has been honoured with prestigious “Sustainable Development Leadership Award” by President Pranab Mukherjee.
- Chamling has been recognised for his efforts to convert Sikkim into the first and only organic state in the country.
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Govt integrates 250 mandis in 10 states with e-agriculture market in 1st phase:
The government has integrated 250 mandis in 10 states with the electronic national agriculture market (e-NAM) in the first phase.
- In April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the e-NAM on a pilot basis with 22 mandis in eight states.
New frog species discovered in Australia:
A new frog species, which closely resembles the Graceful tree frog (Litoria Gracilenta), was discovered in Australia’s largest virgin forest in Queensland. The newly discovered species closely resembles the Graceful tree frog (Litoria Gracilenta).
Intex started “ Intex MyWallet” with Tata TeleServices:
Domestic handset maker Intex has partnered with mRUPEE, a Tata Teleservices subsidiary, to launch mobile wallet ‘Intex MyWallet’. The wallet will offer conveniences within the device related to recharge, money transfer, shopping, booking train, movie, bus tickets and more in just one click.
India will host Asian Ministerial Conference:
India will host the first Asian ministerial conference for disaster risk reduction. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the conference that will be held in New Delhi from November 3-5.
Antonio Guterres selected as UN Secretary General:
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres has been unanimously selected by the UN Security Council as the next UN Secretary-General. Guterres will succeed Ban Ki-moon on 1 January 2017.
New Solar powered Guard Van of goods Train flagged off:
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Guard Van of Goods (Freight) Train, the first to be equipped with a zero-discharge bio-toilet in its guard van. The train, which features a battery bank for the van, set off from the Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi.
ISRO successfully launches GSAT-18 from Kourou in French Guiana:
India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully launched by Arianespace rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana.
- GSAT-18 is the 20th satellite from ISRO to be launched by the European space agency. GSAT-18 carries 48 communication transponders to provide services in various frequency spectrums.
First BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament kicked off in Goa:
First ‘BRICS’ U-17 football tournament inaugurated by Union Minister of State (I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel in Goa. The Government of India initiative the BRICS U – 17 Football Tournament will be played among the ‘BRICS’ countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
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Snapdeal launched a Real Estate:
Online retailer Snapdeal launched a real estate sale on its e-commerce platform. The sale, which will continue till October 21, will offer apartments in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Jaipur, ranging from ₹30 lakh to ₹5 crore.
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