Current Affairs Update 7 October

Published on Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Current Affairs Update for 7 October


  • Sayyid Hamid conferred with Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award 2014 for excellence in education, public service and leadership. The award was established under the name Sayyid Sir Ross Masood, former Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University. 
  • Shah Rukh Khan received Global Diversity Award 2014 in Britain at the House of Commons. Before this, he was also received Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur, the highest civilian award of France. 
  • May Moser, Edvard Moser and John O'Keefe chosen for awarded with Noble Prize of Medicine. 


  • According to the data released recently by National Institute of Health, Pakistan; Pakistan has the highest number of polio cases i.e. 202. 
  • World’s first rechargeable solar battery developed by the Scientists of Ohio State University, United States of America. 

Business and Economy

  • Facebook-WhatsApp deal worth $19 billion approved by European Union Competition Commission. 
  • Flipkart, India’s biggest online retail company organized ‘Big Billion Day’ on 06th October 2014 and cross the target of sale of $100 million. The company was founded in the year 2007 by Sachin and Binny Bansal and its CEO is Sachin Bansal and it’s headquarter is in Bengaluru. 
  • Sumitomo Group of Japan acquired car lease division of Carzonrent India, for about Rs.200 Crore.

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