Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-26)

Current Affairs -2016 October

371.Which institute group of students has been developing drones using indigenous hardware and software under the initiative of its Aerial Robotics?
IIT Kharagpur

372.Who was appointed as Brand Ambassador of Valvoline Cummins India recently?
Virat Kohli

373.Who has been awarded with the first International Prize in Statistics?
David Cox

374.Name the anti missile defence system on which Mr. Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected to sign an agreement during the BRICS Summit in Goa ?
S-400 Triumph

375.Which union ministry has signed MoU with Indian Railways for smart railway stations?
Ministry of Urban Development

376. India on 21st Oct signed a USD 650 million loan agreement with which organisation for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor III project?
World Bank

377.Which government official was on a five-day visit to Hungary and Algeria, where he raised the matter of cross-border terrorism and a host of other bilateral issues?
Vice President Hamid Ansari

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

379.Who has been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement award by The Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM)?
Sunil Manohar Gavaskar

380. Who was appointed as the Commandant of the Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala in Kerala?
Vice Admiral S V Bhokare

381.What is the name of cyclone made a landfall in south China’s Guangdong Province triggering sudden downpours in several cities?
Typhoon Haima

382.Smooth-coated otter was sighted for first time in Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located in
Andhra Pradesh

383.Which dam was chosen for the World Bank’s Award of Excellence for best utilisation of funds for renovation to enhance the strength of the dam?
Almatti dam

384. Rural Development Report 2016 was recently released by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). According to it, which four countries show that policies, institutions, and investments are key to determining the speed and inclusiveness of rural transformation?
China, India, the Philippines and Vietnam

385.The India International Silk Fair (IISF) 2016 has been started in which city of India?
New Delhi

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