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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-20)

Current Affairs -2016 October
(Chapter-20)

281. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Comission (JKHRC) by the state governor N N Vohra?
Bilal Nazki

282.The Union Government is going to commemorate the birth centenary of social activist and former RSS leader. Who is he?
Nanaji Deshmukh

283.Which Company plans to lay India’s longest gas pipeline from Gujarat coast to Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh?
Indian Oil Company Ltd

284. The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on which date?
October 17

285.Which date is celebrated as International Day of Rural Women celebrated every year since 2008 to recognizes importance of rural
women’s worldwide?
October 15

286.What was the theme of World Sight Day that was observed on 13 October 2016?
Stronger Together

287. How much fund will be provided by World Bank to Bangladesh to fight child malnutrition?
$1 billion

288.The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to organise the first ever ICC Women’s World T20 event in which year?
2020

289.Which state government has introduced a pension scheme for sportspersons?
Jharkhand

290.What is the name of disease has killed over 150 children and taken epidemic proportions in Malkangiri district due to negligence in Japan?
Encephalitis

291. Which editor has been declared as the Oldest working journalist in the country by The Mizoram government’s Information and Public Relations department and the Mizoram Journalists’ Association (MJA)?
Lalbiakthanga Pachuau

292.The 2nd joint tactical exercise “Sino-India Cooperation 2016” has been held in which city?
Ladakh ("Sino-India Cooperation 2016” has been held between India and China)

293. GMRT in Khodad Pune tracked the landing of ESA spacecraft in Mars. What does GMRT stand for?
Giant Metre Wave Radio Telescope

294.Kigali Agreement that was reached by more than 170 countries in October seeks to amend a agreement/protocol. Name it.
Montreal Protocol

295.The Ministry of Shipping ratified the Capital Dredging Project for Ro Pax Ferry Services between Gogha&Dahej, in which state?
Gujarat
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