Current Affairs One-Liner: 6th October 2020

Published on October 06, 2020
  • Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and Texas Pacific Group (TPG) will be investing Rs 7350 crores (USD 1 Billion) in Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL).
  • Visnu Shivaraj Pandian (India): He won 10-meter air rifle event at 5th International Online Shooting Championship. The second position in the same is marked by Etienne Germond from France.
  • ‘Dalle Khursani’: It is the Red cherry pepper chilli of Sikkim and has received the Geographical Indication (GI), Tag. 
Current Affairs One-Liner: 6th october 2020
  • Awards and Recognition: Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine: It is awarded to Harvey J. Alter (America), Charles M. Rice (America) and Michael Houghton (Britain). They all are awarded jointly for their discovery of the Hepatitis C Virus.
    • Ratan Tata: He was awarded IACC (Indo-American Chamber of Commerce) lifetime and Global Excellence Award.
    • Right Livelihood Award 2020: The award was conferred to Ales Bialiatsli (Belarus), Nasrin Sotoudeh (Iran), Bryan Stevenson (US) and Lottie Cunningham Wren (Nicaragua). They are jointly conferred with the award for their contribution to equality, democracy, justice and freedom.
  • Important Days and Themes: National Wild Life Week: It is observed from 2nd Oct to 8th Oct 2020.
    • Theme for 2020: ‘RoaR (Roar and Review)-Exploring Human-Animal Relationship’
    • World Space Week: It is observed from 4th Oct to the Oct 2020
    • Theme for 2020: ‘Satellites improve Life’
  • ‘Yudh Pradushan Ke Virudh’—Delhi
  • DRDO Successfully Flight Tested SMART
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurated RAISE 2020
  • International Webinar on Textile Traditions
  • MoHUA signs MoU with Swiggy

Questions: 

Q.1 Who among the following won 10-meter air rifle event at 5th International Online Shooting Championship?
a. Entienne Germond
b. Visnu Shivaraj Pandian
c. Martin Strempfl
d. None of the above

Q.2 Charles M. Rice, Michael Houghton and Harvey J. Alter are awarded Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of which of the following?
a. Discovery of Hepatitis C Virus

b. Discovery of mechanisms for autophagy
c. Discovery of cells that constitute positioning system in brain
d. Discovery of Helicobacter Pylori Bacterium

Q.3 ‘Dalle Khursani’, which has recently earned GI tag, belongs to which state?
a. Kerala
b. Jammu and Kashmir
c. Sikkim
d. Arunachal Pradesh

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