Current Affairs 19 October 2015 Updates

Current Affairs 19 October 2015 Updates

Current Affairs 19th October 2015 Updates

Apple ordered to pay $234 million to University of Wisconsin for infringing patent

The federal court in Madison, Wisconsin of the USA on 16 October 2015 ordered Apple Inc to pay more than 234 million US dollars in damages to the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing arm-WARF.

Infosys announced to acquire Noah Consulting for 70 Million US dollars

India’s second largest software services exporter Infosys Ltd on 19 October 2015 announced a definitive agreement to acquire Noah Consulting, LLC. The acquisition, an all cash deal, is worth 70 million US dollars.

 

Great Britain won Sultan of Johor Cup Hockey title

Great Britain won Sultan of Johor Cup Hockey title on 18th October 2015 after defeating India played in Malaysia. The event established in 2011 named after Sultan of Johor. India won two titles in 2013 and 2014.

 

‘Koppu’ (Lando) hit Northern Philippines

Typhoon namely ‘Koppu’ (also known as Lando) hit Northern Philippines on 18th October 2015.

 

Indian short film ‘An Old Dog’s Diary’ awarded at London Film Festival

Indian short film ‘An Old Dog’s Diary’ awarded at London Film Festival on 18th October 2015. London Film Festival was established in the year 1957.

 

Xuerui Li of China won women’s singles title of Denmark Open Badminton Title

Xuerui Li of China won women’s singles title of Denmark Open Badminton Title on 18th October 2015 after defeating P.V. Sindhu while Chen Long of China won men’s singles title. The event formerly known as Danish Open.

 

Saketh Myneni of India won Vietnam Open Tennis title

Saketh Myneni of India won Vietnam Open Tennis title on 18th October 2015 after defeating Jordan Thompson. Saketh Myneni won two titles till now earlier, he won Indore Open.

 

Rajasthan notified 5% quota for Gujjars and other SBCs

Rajasthan notified 5% quota for Gujjars and other SBCs as announced on 16th October 2015 under Rajasthan Special Backward Classes Reservation Act, 2015. The State also provide 14% reservation to economically backward classes.

 

Shreehari Aney appointed as Advocate General of Maharashtra

Shreehari Aney appointed as Advocate General of Maharashtra on 16th October 2015 under the provisions of Article 165 of the Indian Constitution.

 

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed on 17th October 2015

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed on 17th October 2015 under the theme ‘Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination’.

Maharashtra became 2nd State to declare drought his State after Karnataka

Maharashtra became 2nd State to declare drought his State on 17th October 2015 as 14708 village came under deficient by over 50%. The 1st one State was Karnataka who declare the State drought hit in August 2015.

 

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