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Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-1)

Current Affairs -2016 October
(Chapter-1)

1. Eminent Malayalam novelist and short story writer U K Kumaran is selected for Vayalar Awardprestigious Vayalar award 2016 for his novel
Thakshankunnu Swarooopam

2.Which date is observed as the International Day of Older Persons every year?
October 1

3.Who was appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Press Trust of India recently?
Viveck Goenka

4.Who has been appointed as the new director of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML)?
Shakti Sinha

5.Which Indian-American professor has been named as the 2016 class of the “Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology” by the American Academy of Audiology?
Vinaya Manchaiah

6.Which state’s Chief Minister flagged off an all-women Mt. Gorichen expedition which is considered as a technical peak?
Pema Khandu

7.Citizens of a country in a referendum rejected the peace deal with Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels. Name it.
Colombia

8.The book “Far and Away:Reporting From the Brink of Change” has been authored by whom?
Andrew Solomon

9.What is the name of 18 year old girl who was trafficked from the remote islands of Sundarbans in West Bengal and has been invited twice to speak at the United Nations?
Anoyara Khatun

10.Number wise India is which nation to ratify the historic Paris Agreement on climate change?
62

11.The Election Commission (EC) has launched a new mobile application for more transparency and effective monitoring of electoral rolls in the ongoing revision of voters’ list in Uttar Pradesh.
ERMS (Electoral Rolls Management System)

12.Who won the 2016 John F Richards Prize of American Historical Association?
Nayanjot Lahiri

13.Which union minister has launched the Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS) in New Delhi?
Nitin Gadkari

14.The hurricanes recently slammed the shores of Haiti, Cuba, Bahamas and the United States?
Matthew

15.Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) has exempted the Central government from making an open offer to the public shareholders of which bank

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