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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 October (Chapter-36)

Current Affairs -2016 October
(Chapter-36)


506.‘Schatzgraber’, a mysterious site has been recently located in
Arctic Circle

507.The Union Ministry of Science and Technology has launched two new schemes Biotech-KISAN and Cattle Genomics in order to apply science to
Boost rural economy

508.“Madhubabu Aain Sahayata Sibir (MASS)” scheme has been launched by which state government to provide legal assistance to deprived sections?
Odisha

509.According to the report Two-thirds of wild animals may go extinct by which year ?
2020

510.Who has become the first player to score 10,000 Test runs as opener?
Alastair Cook

511.Shashikala Kakodkar, who passed away recently, was the first woman chief minister of which Indian state?
Goa

512.The first case of the mosquito-borne virus (Zika) in the Southeast Asian country reported in
Myanmar

513.The International Hockey Federation on 25th Oct appointed whom as the new CEO?
Jason McCracken

514.Which organisation has introduced a paperless SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) facility for mutual fund (MF) investors?
BSE

515.The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) held a 6th joint Experts Meeting on Corruption in which country?
Paris, France

516.Name the state that will observe 2017 as the Garib Kalyan Varash.
Haryana

517.Which state is set to become the second state in the United States of America to teach Sikh history and culture into the public school curriculum?
Indiana

518.Raj Begum recently passed away. Who was she?
Kashmiri singer

519.Who has been appointed as chief executive officer (CEO) of The International Hockey Federation (FIH) would be effective from February 2017?
Jason McCracken

520.“Biotech-KISAN scheme” has been launched to empower small and women farmers. What does “KISAN” stands for?

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