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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-2)

Current Affairs -2016 October
(Chapter-2)

16.Which festival would be held at the village in Dausa district, Rajsthan to promote rural tourism in the area for two days?
Abhaneri

17.When is the International Day of Non-Violence observed every year?
2 October

18.Who has been named for 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement?
Uttam Singh

19.Who won the award at the 2016 Google Science Fair?
Kiara Nirghin

20.Which two states have become the first States in the country to become declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) ?
Gujarat, Aadhra Pradesh

21.Which state on 2 October 2016 notified Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 that says that drinkers could land drinkers in jail for up to 7 years with a fine of at least 1 lakh rupees?
Bihar

22.Which state has become the first Indian state to implement Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) in Kerosene?
Jharkhand

23.Which girl was crowned with Mrs. India Earth 2016 at a gala ceremony amid members of the fashion industry in Dwarka?
Prineet Grewal

24.David J. Thouless along with F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz won which 2016 Nobel Prize?
Nobel Prize in Physics

25.-------- has been elected as the first female President of Estonia by the parliament.
Kersti Kaljulaid (46-years)

26.The Union Cabinet recently approved the signing of MoU between India and which group of countries in the field of water resources?
European Union

27.Which committee has been constituted to examine causes of vacant seats in IITs, NITs?
Partha Pratim Chakraborty committee

28. Where was National Mission on Bioeconomy launched to boost rural economy by utilizing bio-resources?
Shillong, Meghalaya

29.On October 1 China blocked a tributary of which river in Tibet as part of the construction of its “most expensive” hydro project?
Brahmaputra

30.What is the name of portal which is launched by the Haryana Government for procurement of paddy in the successive season?

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