Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-24)

Current Affairs -2016 October

341.What is VoICE.NET that was recently in news?
Global Knowledge Network on voter education

342.The National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) has signed a MoU with
All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA).

343.Who has won the 2016 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix?
Lewis Hamilton

344.The environment space laboratory in China has launched a micro satellite Banxing-2. What does Banxing-2 stand for in Chinese?
Companion satellite

345.Nearly what amount has been cleared by Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority for then development of two metro rail line projects?
Rs 15,088 crore

346.Which bollywood actress has been bestowed with the 2016 ET Panache Trendsetter Award?
Sonam Kapoor

347.Which Institute researchers have developed a cost-effective, self powered UV photodetector that is used to store light in the form of energy devices such supercapacitor?
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

348.Eminent writer C Radhakrishnan was on 15th Oct 2016 selected for which award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature?
Mathrubhumi Literary Award 2016

349.The first ‘Made in India’ electric bus has been launched by which Indian company?
Ashok Leyland

350.Name the country that has decided to freeze co-operation with the UN's cultural agency, UNESCO, accusing it of denying Judaism's connections to the religion's holiest sites.

351.Who has been concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the State of Eritrea, with residence in Khartoum (Sudan)?
Amrit Lugun

352.Which organisation has launched the skill development digital platform “UNO Learn” to offer skill development courses from industry experts and universities?
Positive Shift International

353.China in October 2016 signed 26 agreements and MoUs with which country in fields of power and energy, information technology, investment, disaster management and culture?

354.The book “Driven: The Virat Kohli Story” has been authored by whom?
Vijay Lokapally

355.Which two languages are being given the status of official language by including them in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution?

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