Daily Current Affairs – 7th October 2014
Hi Readers, Current Affairs is very essential knowledge in today’s scenario. It mostly asked in the competitive exams and the people’s who are updated and remembered these affairs can get the higher score and cross the hurdles in any banking or government exams. In Bank exams like IBPS RRB exams, IBPS PO exams, IBPS clerk exams, MT clerk exams and other government exams, it is the mandatory field to cross the section of current affairs; sometimes it also called general awareness. The current affairs of 07th October 2014 are as follows:
- The South Sydney Rabbitohs (professional Australian rugby league football team) win Australia’s National Rugby League championship. They participate in the National Rugby League (NRL) premiership and are one of nine existing teams from the state capital and are the current champions. They based in Redfern, a suburb of south-central Sydney, New South Wales. The National Rugby League (NRL) is the top league of professional rugby league football clubs in Australasia. Run by the Australian Rugby League Commission, the NRL’s main competition is known as the Telstra Premiership due to sponsorship from Telstra Corporation.
- The Rugby Championship 2014 concludes with New Zealand as the champions. It is also known, for sponsorship reasons, as The Castle Lager Rugby Championship in South Africa, The Investec Rugby Championship in New Zealand, The Castrol Edge Rugby Championship in Australia and The Personal Rugby Championship in Argentina This was the third edition of the expanded annual southern hemisphere championship consisting of Argentina, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
The tournament was won by New Zealand, with South Africa second, Australia third, and Argentina last.
- Japanese-born researchers Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura got the Nobel Prize in Physics for invented a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source the blue light-emitting diode (LED). They produced bright blue light beams from their semi-conductors in the early 1990s, they triggered a funda-mental transformation of lighting technology. Red and green diodes had been around for a long time but without blue light, white lamps could not be created.
- Karnataka high court rejected Jayalalithaa’s bail plea in the disproportionate assets and corruption case, saying there was no ground to grant her the relief.
- Indians will be able to travel to Ireland and UK on a single visa from December 2014.
- The retirement age of scientists may be raised from 60 to 62 years to help put their acumen to an extended use.
- Sushma Swaraj handed over the cheque from India side to contributed USD 1 million to the core voluntary budget of UN Women (United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) for the current financial year.
- 230 Indian companies are participating in the three-day CPhI Worldwide fair of pharmaceutical sector in Paris. The pharmaceutical trade exhibition was inaugurated by Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher.
- Actor Geoffrey Holder, best known for his role as Baron Samedi in a James Bond movie ‘Live and Let Die’, is passed away. He was at 84.
- Election Commission issued show cause notice to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on violation of model code of conduct over statements made by him in Latur district during a public meeting in Maharashtra, where Assembly elections are due to take place on 15th October 2014.
- India, Japan, US, China and Canada will start work on the world’s biggest telescope on Mauna Kea volcano in on Hawaii Island in US that will enable to identify an object as small as coin from a distance of 500 kms.
- World Junior Chess Championships begin in Pune.
- West Bengal government has formed a high level composite Task Force to investigate into recent blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan District in which two persons were killed.
- New York Times issued apology to its reader for racist cartoon on India’s Mars Mission. New York Times clearly stated that it in no way was trying to impugn India.
- First womb-transplant baby of world born to 36-year-old Swedish woman. Baby boy was born in August 2014 at University of Gothenburg’s hospital in Sweden.
- Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University and former Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Saiyid Hamid was conferred with Sir Ross Masood Lifetime Achievement Award 2014.
- Sumitomo Group of Japan acquired the car lease division of Carzonrent India for sum of 200 crore rupees.
- Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with Global Diversity Award 2014 at Britain’s House of Commons. He got this prestigious award by House of Commons speaker John Bercow