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Monday, October 17, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-7)

Current Affairs -2016 October
(Chapter-7)

91. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016
David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz
"for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter"

92. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa
"for the design and synthesis of molecular machines"

93. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016
Yoshinori Ohsumi
"for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy"

94. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016
Bob Dylan
"for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"

95. The Nobel Peace Prize 2016
Juan Manuel Santos
"for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"

96. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016
Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström
"for their contributions to contract theory"

97. Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away in Bangkok, Thailand on ------- 2016. He was the Longest reigning monarch in the world.
13th Oct

98. The 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) will be hosted by which country?
India

99.Who has become one of the brand ambassadors of “Haritha Keralam” project in Kerala recently?
KJ Yesudas

100.The tributary of River Brahmaputra which has been blocked by China owing to construction of Lalho hydro-electric project on it
Xiabuqu River

101.Who has been selected as the winner of the 2016 John F. Richards Prize for her book Ashoka in Ancient India?
Nayanjot Lahiri

102.Who will become the new Secretary General of the United Nations?
Antonio Guterres

103.Doordarshan has signed MoU with which institute for transmission of Gyan Darshan channels?
IGNOU

104. What is the India’s rank in the Biopharmaceutical Competitiveness & Investment (BCI) Survey?
19th

105.Which legendary Oscar-winning Polish film director whose movies defied communist-era censors died at the age of 90?

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