Current Events October 2017 Part-4

Current Events October


Govt. of India and World Bank have signed a USD 200 million loan agreement for which state’s agribusiness and rural transformation? 

Answer: Assam
The Government of India and the World Bank signed a $200 million Loan Agreement for the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project.The $200 million loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), has a 7-year grace period, and a maturity of 16.5 years.


Which country’s Central Bank is planning to block access to crypto-currencies websites?

Answer :Russian Central Bank. 


Who won the Hridaynath Mangeshkar award in 2017?

Answer :Writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has been honoured with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award this year


Which badminton player from India won his 4th Super series title of the year at the French Open 2017?

Answer: Kidambi Srikanth

Kidambi Srikanth claimed his fourth Super series title of the year from five entries into the finals of the French Open 2017. 


Which planet was discovered by NASA’s MAVEN to have a twisted magnetic tail?

Answer: Mars

Nasa’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) spacecraft, which has been orbiting Mars since 2014, has been gathering data that will allow scientists to study the upper atmosphere of the Planet Mars


On 23rd Oct 2017, Who has been appointed the representative of India to carry forward dialogue in J&K?

Answer : Dineshwar Sharma

The Govt of India appointed Dineshwar Sharma, former Director of Intelligence Bureau, as the Representative of Government of India to initiate and carry forward a dialogue with the elected representatives, various organizations and concerned individuals in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.


Which of the following is the title of a coffee table book on Department of Defence Production?

Answer: A Journey Towards Self Reliance

It chronicles the post-independence years of development, indigenisation and production of arms, ammunition and defence equipment, with a view to achieve self-reliance for the Armed Forces of India.

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