Current Affairs Updates for 1 October 2015

Published on Thursday, October 01, 2015
Current Affairs Updates for today :-

20th Satellite for BeiDou Navigation System launched by China

  • 20th Satellite for BeiDou Navigation System launched by China on 30th September 2015 by using Long March-3B.

Japan-US-India trilateral meeting held in New York

  • Japan-US-India trilateral meeting held in New York, USA on 30th September 2015 and have decided to coordinate policies of China.

Commemorative stamp on Dr.B.R. Ambedkar released on his 125th birth anniversary

  • The commemorative stamp on Dr.B.R. Ambedkar released by the Government of India on 30th September 2015 on his 125th Birth anniversary. He called as ‘Father of Indian Constitution’ and awarded with Bharat Ratna in the year 1990.

Heena Sidhu won Gold Medal in 10 m Air Pistol event in Asian Air Gun Championship

  • Heena Sidhu won Gold Medal in 10 m Air Pistol event in Asian Air Gun Championship on 30th September 2015. She was India’s 1st Pistol Shooter to ranked No.1 in the World. India topped the championship with 17 medals included 6 Gold Medals.

India emerged as most favoured nation in FDI

  • According to the data on FDI in 1st half of 2015 released by Financial Times, London, India emerged as most favoured nation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) with 31 Capex (billion dollars) followed by China and USA.

Sportzlive appointed as Official Marketing Partner for 2nd Indian Badminton League 2016

  • Sportzlive (company situated in Delhi) appointed as Official Marketing Partner for 2nd Indian Badminton League 2016 on 30th September 2015 held during 02nd January to 17th January 2016 as approved by Badminton Association of India.

17th All India Government Whips Conference held in Visakhapatnam

  • 17th All India Government Whips Conference held in Visakhapatnam on 29th and 30th September 2015.

Leader Summit on Peacekeeping held in New York

  • Leader Summit on Peacekeeping held in New York on 28th September 2015 on the margins of annual high level debate of UNGA. PM of India and USA also attended the Summit.

DNA sequencing based blood test developed by researchers of University of California, San Francisco

  • DNA sequencing based blood test developed by researchers of UCSF on 28th September 2015 with the aim to diagnose Ebola and other pathogens led by Charles Chiu, University of California, San Francisco.

Nano technology based treatment for Fungal Keratitis developed by the Scientists of CCMB

  • Nano technology based treatment for Fungal Keratitis developed by the Scientists of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) on 26th September 2015.

New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) Convergence signed an agreement with Taboola

  • New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) Convergence signed an agreement with Taboola worth Rs.100 Crore on 30th September 2015. Under the agreement, Taboola will serve as exclusive and content discovery partner in the sections of NDTV.

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) launched

  • National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) launched by the Government of India on 29th September 2015. It will enable the educational institutions to set the objective parameters.

NOC Online Application Portal and Processing System launched

  • NOC Online Application Portal and Processing System (NOAPS) for the National Monument Authority launched by the Minister of Culture Mahesh Sharma on 29th September 2015.

Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) launched by Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot

  • Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) launched by Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot on 24th September 2015.

‘Hungry Bengal: War, Famine, Riots and End of Empire, written by Janam Mukherjee released

  • The book titled as ‘Hungry Bengal: War, Famine, Riots and End of Empire, written by Janam Mukherjee released on 30th September 2015. The book depicts the history of Bengal before and after independence.

International Translation Day observed 30th September 2015

  • International Translation Day observed in all over the World on 30th September 2015 under the theme ‘The Changing Face of Translation and Interpreting’.

4 Brand Ambassadors Pranav Mistry, Satwat Jagwani, Krati Tiwari and Ankit Fadia appointed for Digital India Programme

  • 4 Brand Ambassadors Pranav Mistry, Satwat Jagwani, Krati Tiwari and Ankit Fadia appointed by India on 29th September 2015 for Digital India Programme with the aim to mass awareness.

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