Current Affairs 22 October 2015 – Current Affairs 2015 – Daily G.K. 2015

Current Affairs 22 October 2015 – Daily G.K. 2015

current affairs 22 october 2015

Seong-Jin Cho of South Korea won 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano competition in Poland

Apart from this, Seong-Jin also won the Fryderyk Chopin Society Prize for best performance of a polonaise. The competition held every five years saw participation of 78 pianists from 20 countries.

Reliance Capital signed agreement to acquire Goldman Sachs mutual funds business in India

Reliance Capital Asset Management will acquire Goldman Sachs Asset Management for 243 crore rupees in an all-cash deal.

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 held in Mexico City

It was a technical meeting focused on accelerating progress towards effective and sustainable coverage of maternal and newborn interventions at scale.

Indian Women facing inequality at all stages of Life Cycle according to UN Study

The observation was made in the report entitled The World’s Women 2015: Trends and Statistics which is an update of the statistics on the situation of women and men around the world.

Karnataka and Gujarat lifted ban on Maggi Noodles

Karnataka and Gujarat lifted ban on Maggi Noodles as announced on 19th October 2015. Maggi Noodles is Nestle India’s popular instant food brand.

 

Justin Trudeau of Liberal Party became 2nd youngest Prime Minister of Canada

Justin Trudeau (43 years) of Liberal Party became 2nd youngest Prime Minister of Canada on 19th October 2015. The 1st youngest was Joe Clark (40 years) of Conservative Party. Record 19 India-origin candidates have won the election in which 16 are related with Punjab.

 

Vijay Kumar Malhotra appointed as President of All India Council of Sports (AICS)

Vijay Kumar Malhotra appointed as President of All India Council of Sports (AICS) on 19th October 2015. AICS is an advisory body established in July 2015

 

AB de Villiers, Cricketer of South Africa appointed as Brand Ambassador of MRF

AB de Villiers, Cricketer of South Africa appointed as Brand Ambassador of MRF Ltd. (Tyre manufacturing unit) on 20th October 2015. He is ODI Captain of South Africa.

 

Justice Tinlianthang Vaiphei appointed as acting Chief Justice of Guwahati High Court

Justice Tinlianthang Vaiphei appointed as acting Chief Justice of Guwahati High Court on 19th October 2015.

 

World Statistics Day observed on 20th October 2015

World Statistics Day observed on 20th October 2015 under the theme ‘Better Data, Better Lives’. 1st World Statistics Day was observed in 2010.

 

Import Duty on Wheat increased by 10% to 25%

Import Duty on Wheat increased by 10% to 25% as announced on 19th October 2015 which will be valid till 31st March 2016.

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