Current Affairs 2 November 2015 Updates

2 November 2015 Current Affairs

Current Affairs 2 November 2015

NPPA capped prices of 18 drug formulations

The revision was done under DPCO 2013 and the move would down the prices of few medicines for treatment of diabetes, hypertension and severe infections like pneumonia.

49th trial of BrahMos missile successfully test fired from INS Kochi

49th trial of BrahMos missile successfully test fired from INS Kochi. INS Kochi is 7500 tonne indigenously developed warship and was recently inducted into Indian Navy. [National 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

Recep Tayyip Erdogan became the President of Turkey

Ruling Justice and Development Party won general elections and Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained the President of Turkey. [International 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

Brijmohan Lall Munjal died

Brijmohan Lall Munjal, known as Doyen of Indian two wheeler industry, died on 01st November 2015. He was founder of Hero MotoCorp which is World’s largest motorcycle manufacturer. He awarded with Padma Bhushan (2005), Udyog Ratan Award, Punjab Ratna Award etc. [National 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

7 months ban on fishing imposed by Odisha in Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary

7 months ban on fishing imposed by State Government of Odisha to protect Olive Ridley sea turtles till May 2016. Now fishermen are banned to fish within 20 kms from coastline. [National 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

India becomes World’s 7th most valued nation brand

According to the report, India becomes World’s 7th most valued nation brand while USA became No.1 brand followed by China and Germany. [National 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

Vikalp Scheme launched by Indian Railways

Vikalp Scheme launched by Indian Railways for waitlisted passengers on 31st October 2015. Under the scheme, waitlisted passengers will get confirmed accommodation in next alternative train. [National 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won Singapore BNP Paribas WTA title

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won Singapore BNP Paribas WTA title on 31st October 2015. It is their 9th victory in 2015. The others are: Indian Wells Open, Miami Open, Charleston Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Guangzhou Open, Wuhan Open and China Open. [Sports 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

New Zealand won Rugby World Cup 2015

New Zealand won Rugby World Cup 2015 on 31st October 2015 after defeating Australia and became 1st nation to retain the Webb Ellis Cup. [Sports 2 November 2015 Current Affairs ]

Punjab will establish bio-ethanol refinery to stop menace of straw burning

Punjab has announced to establish bio-ethanol refinery to stop menace of straw burning as announced on 31st October 2015. For this purpose, Punjab signed an agreement with consortium of Beta Renewables, Novozymes and CVC India Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. costs worth about Rs.950 Crore during Progressive Punjab Investor Summit 2015.

[National November 2015 Current Affairs ]

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