Daily Current Affairs Updates– 9th October- 2015

    Daily Current Affairs Updates– 9th October- 2015
    Daily Current Affairs Updates– 9th October- 2015:
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    1). World Egg day observed on 9-OCT-2015
    ·        World Egg Day was observed on9-Oct-15 as it is celebrated on second Friday of October every year
    ·        This day spread the nutritive value of eggs in human nutrition
    ·        Union government has decided to celebrate the day in four places in the country, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Lucknow  (Uttar Pradesh) , Bhubaneswar (Odisha)

    2). 9 OCTOBER – World Post Day
    ·        World Post Dayobserved globally on the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern to create awareness about the postal sector in people’s and Business’s everyday lives.
    ·        World Post daycelebration inIndia will be celebrated asNational Postal Week
    ·        The following are the different forms that are observed in the week
    ·        Saving Bank Day – 10-OCT-15
    ·        Mails Day – 11-OCT-15
    ·        Philately Day –13-OCT-15
    ·        Business development day – 14-OCT-15
    ·        Personal Life insurance Day – 15-OCT-15

    3). 2015 Nobel Peace Prize – National Dialogue Quartet
    ·        The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, a civil society organization, has won the2015 Nobel peace Prize for its work on preventing the country’s Jasmine revolution from descending into violence
    ·        Chairman of Norwegian Nobel Committee Kaci Kullman Five announced this prize on9-Oct-15
    ·        The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet comprised four key organizations in the Tunisian civil society
    ·        The Tunisian General Labor Union
    ·        The Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts
    ·        The Tunisian Human Rights League
    ·        The Tunisian Order of Lawyers

    4). Indo-China joint Military Exercise HAND-IN-HAND 2015
    ·        The Indo-China Combined Military Training Exercise HAND-IN HAND 2015 will be conducted from 12 to 23 October 2015 atKunming Military Academy, Yunnan, China
    ·        This exercise will strengthen and broaden interoperability and cooperation between both the Armies as well as complement a number of other exchanges between the two forces
    ·        This will bethe 5th exercise in the Hand- in –Hand series , which started in 2007

    5). The Cultural Ambassador for Seychelles – AR Rahman
    ·        Two TimesOscar –winning composer AR Rahman has been named theCultural AmbassadorforSeychelles announced by the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture for enhancing the country’s Art and Culture Development

    6). China launches commercial remote sensing satellites
    ·        China launched ‘TheJilin-1’ satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in china’ which includes1 optical remote sensing satellite, 2 satellites for video imaging and 1 for imaging technique testing
    ·        All four satellite were developed and produced by Chang Guang Satellite technology and these satellites were carried by aLong March-2D rocket
    ·        It is213th mission carried out withLong March series carrier rockets

    7). Asia’s richest list- Ambani on 3rd
    ·        Indian holds 14 of the 50 spots andAmbani ranked 3rdon the list with a net worth ofUSD 21.5 billion
    ·        The other Indian families in the top 50th list includes
    1)   Premji Family – 7thrank with net worth of USD 17billion
    2)   The Misty Family – 10th rank with a net worth of USD 14.9 billion
    3)   Godrej Family – 15thrank with USD 11.4 billion
    4)   Arcelor Mittal Group – 19th rank with USD 10.1 billion
    5)   Birla’s – 22ndrank with USD 7.8 billion
    6)   Bajajs – 29thrank with USD 5.6 billion
    7)   Dabur India’s Burmans – 30th Rank with USD 5.5 billion
    8)   Cadila Healthcare’s Patels – 33rd Rank with USD 4.8 billion
    9)   Eicher Group’s Lal – 40th Rank with USD 4 billion
    10) Shree Cement’s Bangur family – 42ndRank with a net worth of USD 3.9 billion
    11) Jindal family – 43rd Rank USD 3.8 billion
    12) Munjal family – 46th Rank with USD 3.2 billion
    13) Cipla’s Hamieds – 50th place with worth of USD 2.9 billion

    8). Wi-Fi App –Airtel Hangout launched by Bharti Airtel
    ·        Third largest mobile services provider Bharti Airtel launched its Wi-Fi app- Airtel Hangout globally.
    ·        Airtel customers can download the Hangout app free from android or iOS store
    ·        This app is aimed to enable more users to experience superfast mobile internet speeds latching on to our Wi-Fi Zone and many more internet capabilities on their mobile device

    9). Telenor launches free insurance for mobile phone users
    ·        Telenor a telecom company inIndia to be the first in offeringlife insurance to its new and existing customers with covers starting fromRs.5000 up to Rs. 50,000
    ·        Telenor has offered a similar insurance scheme  called Nirvoy life in Bangladesh

    10). Trade and Development report 2015 released by UNCTAD
    ·        United Nations Conference on Trade and Development released the trade and development report 2015 mainly focus on recent trends in the global economy and to reform the international financial architecture
    ·        UNCTAD, is the United Nations body responsible for dealing with development issues, particularly international trade

    11). 2015 Women’s European Volleyball Championship –Russia
    ·        Russia won Women’s EuropeanVolley Championship title2015 by defeating Netherlands
    ·        This was 19thtitle for Russia
    Awards are as follows
    ·        Tatiana Kosheleva of Russia – Most Valuable Player
    ·        Tatiana Kosheleva of Russia and Anne Buijs of Netherlands – Best Outside Spikers
    ·        Lonneke Sloetjes Netherlands – Best opposite Spiker
    ·        Maja Ognjenovic Serbia – Best Setter
    ·        Irina Zaryazhko of Russia and eda Erden Dundar of Turkey – Best Middle Blockers
    ·        Anna Malova of Russia – Best Libero
    ·        Hans Nieukerke of Netherlands – Fair Play Award

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