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General Awareness-General Studies-Current Affairs updates till 6th October 2015

General Awareness-General Studies-Current Affairs updates till 6th October 2015


General Awareness-General Studies Section in competitive and recruitment examinations consists of questions on  Current Affairs and General Knowledge (G.K.).This section plays an
important role in scoring.


Current news and updates till 6th October 2015 are provided. Updates on 3rd October,4th October , 5th October and 6th October are covered.

1.BCCI mints special toss coin for Gandhi-Mandela series.The coins has photographs of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela laser engraved on it.

2.Commemorating Mahatma Gandhi's 146th birth anniversary, BCCI launched specially minted toss coin for the India-South Africa cricket series.The toss coin is 20 grams gold-plated sterling silver coin.The impression of "Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela" as Heads and the Freedom Series as "Tails".


3.Indian Tennis Star Sania Mirza-Swiss Star Martina Hingis won 7th title together by winning the Wuhan Open women's  double trophy.

4.The producer of landmark movies like Shankarabharanam, Sagarasangamam and Swatimutyam, Edida Nageswara Rao passed away at the age of 81.


5.Shashank Manohar has been formally elected as BCCI President at the board's Special General Meeting.Manohar succeeded Dalmiya as BCCI President.

6.Germany returned India a 10th Century Durga Idol that had gone missing from a temple in Kashmir over two decades ago.

7.The idol was handed over by visiting German Chancellor  Angela Merkel to Prime Minister Narendra Modi after it was spotted in a museum in Stuttgart.

8.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 to
1.Takaaki Kajita
2.Arthur B. McDonald
  for the discovery of neutrino oscillations which shows that neutrinos have mass.


9.The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 to
1.William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura
for thier discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm  parasites
2.Youyou Tu
for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria

These updates on current news and recent happenings are very useful in upcoming recruitment examinations like SSC(Staff Selection Commission),RRB (Railway Recruitment Board),
IBPS,RBI and SBI Recruitment,Postal,Insurance and other State level recruitment
examinations.

See also:
Current affairs updates till 1st October 2015

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