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1st October Current Affairs
V Shanmuganathan sworn-in as 17th Governor of Manipur
V Shanmuganthan has recently taken the charge as 17th Governor of Manipur. A ceremony was held at Raj Bhawan in Imphal and the authorities decided him as a governer. He succeeded Dr. Syed Ahmed who had died in late in September 2015.
India to Chair G20 in 2018
India is going to hold g20 chair in 2018. New Delhi might be the host of the prestigious annual G20 summit. This decision was taken by G20 forum earlier in September 2015 which was chaired by Turkey. China is chairing the G20 this time, following Germany will in 2017 and then the Chair will pass on to India for 2018.
China launched 20th satellite for its BeiDou Navigation System
On 30 September 2015, China has launched a 20th new generation satellite into orbit from Xichang Satellite Launch Center. This attempt will support the global navigation and positioning network of china in future.
Union Government released commemorative postal stamp on Dr B.R Ambedkar
On 30th September 2016, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad released a commemorative postal stamp on Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. The Ministry also announded that in future, it will release a coin in the Honour of Dr. B.R.Amdedkar.
1st October News
Infosys Launched e-commerce Platform
Infosys has launched Skava Commerce. Skava is a Silicon Valley dependent e-commerce startup platform. It is the first modern mobile and modular e-commerce platform that delivers engaging omni-channel experiences.
Heena Sidhu wins gold medal at Asian Air Gun Championship
Heena Sidhu, the India’s ace shooter has won a Gold medal in the 10-metre air pistol event of the Asian Air Gun Championships held in New Delhi. She wins the match on the Indian Player Shweta Singh.
Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI)
Hormusji N Cama, Director of Bombay Samachar and Riyad Mathew, Director of Malayala Manorama, were today unanimously elected as the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Press Trust of India (PTI).
Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML)
Shakti Sinha, the Ex-IAS Officer has recently appointed as the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. Ministry of Culture has recommended him as the director of NMML. Sinha is going to take charge as the director for a period of 3 years.
Sakshi Malik as brand ambassador of Datsun redi-Go Sport
Rio Olympics bronze medal-winning wrestler, Sakshi Malik becomes the Brand Ambassador of Nissan’s newly-launched car of Datsum redi- Go Sport, a limited edition car.
Best Tourist Friendly Airport in Andhra Pradesh
Tirupathi Airport was awarded as the Best Tourist Friendly Airport. This award was given under the category for State Annual Excellence Awards by Andhra Pradesh Tourism.
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