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Current Affairs Questions Answers for October 2014-One liners

Oct 30, 2014 18:17 IST

One liner for the month of October 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams. The students will find these one liners of immense help during their course of preparation.
• Union government accorded in-principle approval for setting up six more STPIs in - Odisha

• In Uttar Pradesh, an army chopper that crashed in Bareilly killed three officials including - two Majors and a pilot

• The Reserve Bank of India relaxed Know Your Customer (KYC) norms by allowing - self-certification of documents for opening bank accounts

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched - Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign

• Thirty two people were killed in a stampede that occurred at the main Dussehra event at - Gandhi Maidan in Patna

• Indo-Bangladesh Joint Rafting Expedition was conducted on the - Siyom River in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the countrymen over radio for the first time in his programme - Mann Ki Baat

• World Animal Day was observed across the world on - 4 October

• Rajasthan became first Indian state to start olive refinery that is located in - Lunkaransar area of Bikaner

• NASA’s Earth Observatory claimed that world’s fourth-largest lake has dried and is at the verge of vanish - Aral Sea

• ISIS militants beheaded British aid worker - Alan Henning

• In Cricket Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won - the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) 2014 title

• Bollywood actor who 2014 received Global Diversity Award 2014 at the Britain’s House of Commons - Shah Rukh Khan

• Researchers at University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Appalachian Laboratory have developed a tool to overcome the major challenge of predicting - how organisms may respond to climate change

• A reputed newspaper of United States that issued an apology to its readers for its racist cartoon on India’s Mars Mission - The New York Times

• USA Swimming suspended Olympic champion swimmer from all competition for six months for violating the organization's code of conduct - Michael Phelps

• Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise - Chennaiyin FC

• Britain and Ireland inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on - new joint Visa cooperation

• The Mauritian parliament was dissolved to pave the way for elections that could - lead to changes in the country's constitution

• Union Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh launched the ingeniously manufactured - Broad Spectrum Confocal Microscope that generates 3D images of objects

• Madhava Menon panel submitted its report to Supreme Court with guidelines on - government ads

• Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was bestowed an honorary knighthood from - Queen Elizabeth II

• A book titled Syntheism – Creating God in The Internet Age is authored by - Alexander Bard

• Georgetown University’s first Hindu priest (Chaplain) is - Pratima Dharm

• Author of book Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace - Leon Panetta, and Jim Newton

• World Post Day was observed globally on - 9 October

• Chairperson of Sangeet Natak Akademi who tendered her resignation - Leela Samson

• The US Department of Defence, Pentagon, approved - two previously-stalled technology transfer licences to India

• Roger Federer won his maiden ATP Shanghai Masters trophy by defeating - Gilles Simon

• Cyclonic Storm Hudhud that struck the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. Its name was kept on the national bird of Israel - Hoopoe bird

• Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) removed former IPL Commissioner - Lalit Modi as its President

• National Kishore Kumar Award for 2012-13 was conferred on noted lyricist - Sameer

• Indian shuttler who won the 50000 dollar Dutch Open Grand Prix badminton tournament - Ajay Jayaram

• According to contingent sponsors Samsung India Most Valuable Player of India’s Incheon Asian Games campaign was - MC Mary Kom

• British lawmakers voted in favour to recognise Palestine as - an official state

• Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) based in Canberra found that the sea levels have risen more in past century - as compared to any century in past 6000 years

• Germany’s President honoured the bravery of peaceful protesters - who stood up to the communist dictatorship in East Germany 25 years ago

• Australian author Richard Flanagan won the 50000 pounds Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel - The Narrow Road to the Deep North

• Global Handwashing Day (GHD) was observed across the world on - 15 October

• Author of book, Final Test: Exit Sachin Tendulkar - Dilip D’Souza

• International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed across the world on - 17 October

• India and Norway signed 13 agreements during state visit of - President Pranab Mukherjee

• ISRO repositioned its Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan as a precautionary step against the expected -Comet Siding Spring that was supposed to fly by Mars

• Union Government appointed US-based economist Arvind Subramanian as - Chief Economic Advisor (CEA)

• Venezuela, Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand and Spain were elected as non-permanent members of - United Nations Security Council

• The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved appointment of Rajiv Mehrishi as - the Union Finance Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs

• Indian-origin Singaporean poet and writer who was named for the 2014 Cultural Medallion, the highest cultural award of Singapore - KTM Iqbal

• The Union Urban Development Ministry appointed PSN Rao as the new Chairman of - the Delhi Urban Art Commission

• The Reserve Bank of India signed a pact with the Central Bank of Kenya for - Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information

• Dr. Raghuram Rajan was conferred with - Euromoney’s Central Bank Governor of the Year Award 2014

• Britain would use an act to charge citizens who prefer to fight with ISIS insurgents in Iraq and Syria - Treason Act of 1351

• Astronomers in October 2014 discovered a new planet that resembles Uranus in a binary star system 25000 light-years away near - the constellation Sagittarius

• India successfully defended its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 Hockey title at - Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Bohru, Malaysia

• India was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) - for the period of 2015 to 2017

• Union Government ordered merger of the scam-hit firm, National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) with its holding company Financial Technologies India Ltd (FTIL) and invoked - Section 396 of the Companies Act for the merger

• 2014 Liberty Medal was conferred at the National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia to - Malala Yousafzai

• Retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation has started a new facility to transfer provident funds of foreign employees to - bank accounts in their own countries

• India and China have agreed to step up engagements between their militaries by setting up hotlines between the Army headquarters - to address incidents of incursions

• The US has tightened its guidelines for health workers who are treating patients with Ebola virus - calling for new competency training

• For abrupt cancellation of their tour to India, BCCI will initiate legal proceedings against - West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)

• The 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge was won by - Sahil Doshi, an Indian-American student

• Ashwika Kapur became the first Indian woman to win prestigious Wildscreen Panda Award for her film - Sirocco - how a dud became a stud

• Noted freedom fighter who worked for Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Azad Hind Fauj died after prolonged illness in Almora, Uttarakhand - Jagdish Sharan Pande

• Senior Google vice-president who broke the world altitude record for highest free-fall parachute jump set by Austrian Felix Baumgartner is  – Alan Eustace

• International Boxing Association (AIBA) provisionally suspended Indian boxer for protesting against a controversial verdict, at 2014 Incheon Asian Games - Laishram Sarita Devi

• South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper who died on 26 October 2014 after being shot - Senzo Meyiwa

• First BJP leader and first non-jay person in 18-years to be sworn-in as the tenth Chief Minister of Haryana - Manohar Lal Khattar

• Sania Mirza of India and Cara Black of Zimbabwe won the doubles title of - the BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Finals Singapore

• The Union Finance Ministry on 27 October 2014 launched a dedicated website for - Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana

• Brazilian incumbent President was re-elected for her second four-year term - Dilma Rousseff of center-left Workers’ Party

• 68th Infantry Day was observed across India to pay homage to war heroes on - 27 October

• Person who was described as a Soviet Spy by the declassified documents of the National Archives of Britain - Former Indian ambassador, Arathil Candeth Narayan Nambiar

• Telecom giant of Japan that has pledged to make an investment of 10 billion US dollars in India's IT and communications sector in coming years - SoftBank

• First copy of book titled Tulsi Smriti Granth on Acharya Tulsi was received by - the President Pranab Mukhejee

• Union Finance Ministry canceled the current selection process for the posts of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) and Executive Director (ED) of - Public Sector Banks

• Union Government submitted list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad to the Supreme Court (SC) after it was - harshly rapped for providing a protective shield to account holders

• Taiwan banned its government officials from higher studies in mainland China for - national security reasons

• India and Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in different areas of - hydrocarbon sector

• 2014 World’s Children Prize was awarded to - Malala Yousafzai

• 2014 World's Children's honorary awards were given to - Indira Ranamagar and John Wood

• Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh entered - Bradman Hall of Fame

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