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As per the recent news, which of the following countries has recently becided to buy India’s BrahMos missile?
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Who: Philippine Army
What: shows interest to buy India’s BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to increase its costal security
When: published on 28th October 2019

The Philippine Army has shown a keen interest in buying the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, regarded as the world’s fastest supersonic missile, in order to strengthen its coastal defences.

Major General Reynaldo Aquino, the Vice Commander of the Philippine Army, confirmed this over the weekend while undertaking a tour of the visiting Indian Navy Ship (INS) Sahyadri docked in the country’s capital Manila.

Philippine Army wants BrahMos missile as its First Land-Based Missile System Battery (1LBMS).

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.opindia.com/2019/10/philippines-buy-india-brahmos-supersonic-cruise-missile/
2
Which of the following golfers has recently equaled world record for most career titles on PGA Tour with his 82nd win in Japan?
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Who: Tiger Woods
What: equals world record for most career titles on PGA Tour with his 82nd win in Japan
When: published on 28th October 2019

Tiger Woods made history today when he won the Zozo Championship in Japan for his 82nd US PGA Tour victory, equalling Sam Snead's 54-year-old record. The 15-time major winner held off the challenge of home favourite Hideki Matsuyama to win by three shots at the tournament. It was his first outing since a left knee surgery in August.

Woods resumed his final round, suspended due to bad light yesterday, on the long par-12th but saw his overnight three-shot cushion over Matsuyama immediately cut to two.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://www.newsonair.nic.in/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=373613
3
Which of the following states has recently become the first state to enact a law on contract farming?
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Who: Tamil Nadu
What: becomes first State to enact law on contract farming
When: published on 29th October 2019

Tamil Nadu has become the first State in the country to enact a law on contract farming with President Ram Nath Kovind giving assent to the Agricultural Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (Promotion and Facilitation) Act.

Stating this in an official release, the State government said the law would safeguard interests of farmers during times of bumper harvest or fluctuating market prices. The farmers would be paid at a pre-determined price, which had been arrived at the time of signing agreements with buyers.

Such agreements would have to be registered with designated officers from the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Agri Business.

A six-member body, called the Tamil Nadu State Contract Farming and Services (Promotion and Facilitation) Authority, would be formed to ensure proper implementation of this Act and make suggestions to the State government for promotion and better performance of contract farming.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/tn-becomes-first-state-to-enact-law-on-contract-farming/article29824434.ece
4
Ministry of Human Resource Development is going to conduct EK Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv in which city?
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Who: HRD Minister
What: to inaugurate Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv
When: published on 30th October 2019

The Union Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' will inaugurate Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv being organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan under the Ministry of Human Resource Development at the India Gate Lawn No. 6 in New Delhi from October 31 to November 03, 2019. The Minister of State for HRD, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre will be the guest of honor on the occasion.

This event is primarily to showcase the spirit of 'Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat' and also to promote the communication and artistic skills of students through various competitions.

Further, it also provides a platform for teachers to express their talent in performing and visual arts.

All the 25 regions of KVS are paired with a state different from their own state and also a country.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.indiatoday.in/education-today/news/story/hrd-minister-to-inaugurate-ek-bharat-shreshth-bharat-parv-1614014-2019-10-30
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On 29th October 2019, who among the following has recently taken charge as new DG of National Security Guard?
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Who: Anup Kumar Singh
What: takes charge as new DG of National Security Guard
When: published on 29th October 2019

Senior IPS officer Anup Kumar Singh has taken charge as the new Director General (DG) of National Security Guard (NSG).
According to the NSG, Singh took over the command on Monday.

Welcoming the new DG, NSG tweeted: "Shri Anup Kumar Singh, IPS has taken over the command of NSG from 28 Oct 2019. The Black cats welcome their new DG and look to move forward for achieving greater heights under his command."

A 1985-batch IPS officer of the Gujarat cadre, Singh's appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/anup-kumar-singh-takes-charge-as-new-dg-of-national-security-guard-119102901249_1.html

Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 30th October 2019
 
1. 7th edition of Tawang Festival gets underway in Arunachal Pradesh.
(30th October 2019 Current Affairs Quiz)

Amidst huge fanfare and fervour, US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster declared the 7th edition of Tawang Festival in Arunachal Pradesh open.

Speaking to a mammoth and enthusiastic crowd in the mystic and serene city of Tawang, the US Ambassador extended his gratitude to the people of Tawang for the exceptional hospitality offered to him and his entourage. He also said that he was mesmerised by the colourful people, their dresses, custom and traditions which offer other parts of the world to learn and know.

Pitching on conducting cultural exchange programmes that can eventually strengthen the friendship and bonding between both the nations, Juster disclosed that the United States has been funding a lot for the preservation of culture and traditions in the states of India.

2. Shakib Al Hasan kept away from practice on ICC insistence, faces ban for not reporting corrupt approach.
(Important Current Affairs Quiz of 30th October 2019)

Bangladesh's top player Shakib Al Hasan is being kept away from practice ahead of the team's high-profile India tour on ICC's instructions, local media reported while claiming that the all-rounder is set to be banned for not reporting a corrupt approach.

The star all-rounder, who is also the country's Test and T20 skipper, reportedly could be banned for 18 months by the International Cricket Council, compounding the Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) problems ahead of the tour of India. The rubber, comprising three T20 Internationals and two Tests, starts November 3.

According to one of the country's leading Bengali daily 'Samakal', "It was on the insistence of ICC that Shakib has been kept away from practice by the BCB. That's the reason he neither featured in the practice games nor did he join the meeting late on Monday evening with the president to discuss pink-ball Test."

3. International Internet Day is observed on 29th October 2019.
(Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 30th October 2019)

International Internet Day is celebrated worldwide, every year on 29th of October. Since the year 2005 the International Internet Day has been famously celebrated to commemorate a momentous day in the history of telecommunications and technology. This was the event of the sending of the first message, first electronic message which was transferred from one computer to another in 1969. This was situated in California, in the USA. Today the International Internet Day is also an on-line project germinating from the society, of the society and for the society. The International Internet Day project is open to everyone and anyone just as access to the internet is open and free for everyone. The International Internet Day thus celebrates this grand democratic fervor which in essential is linked to this idea of liberation, where everyone is afforded an equal opportunity and an equal advantage to share of services, which connect the world to each other.

4. Argentine diplomat Rafael Grossi appointed chief of UN nuclear watchdog.
(Most Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 30th October 2019)

Argentine diplomat Rafael Grossi was appointed to succeed late Yukiya Amano as the new director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a United Nations' nuclear watchdog.

He will be appointed for a term of four years and assume office no later than January 1, 2020. The 58-year-old will be the sixth head of the IAEA since it was founded more than six decades ago.

Grossi is a nuclear and diplomatic veteran from Buenos Aires in Argentina.

He graduated from the Argentine Foreign Ministry's National Foreign Service Institute and the University of Geneva in 1985.

5. World Stroke Day was observed on 29 October.
(Current Affairs in Short of 30th October 2019)

World Stroke Day is observed on October 29 to underscore the serious nature and high rates of stroke, raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the condition, and ensure better care and support for survivors. On this day, organizations around the world have facilitated events emphasizing education, testing, and initiatives to improve the damaging effects of stroke worldwide. The annual event was started in 2006 by the World Stroke Organization (WSO) and the WSO declared stroke a public health emergency in 2010. The WSO now has an ongoing campaign that serves as a year-round interface for advocacy, policy, and outreach to support strides and continue progress made on World Stroke Day.

6. Anup Kumar Singh takes charge as new DG of National Security Guard.
(Latest Current Affairs Quiz of 30th October 2019)

Senior IPS officer Anup Kumar Singh has taken charge as the new Director General (DG) of National Security Guard (NSG).

According to the NSG, Singh took over the command on Monday.

Welcoming the new DG, NSG tweeted: "Shri Anup Kumar Singh, IPS has taken over the command of NSG from 28 Oct 2019. The Black cats welcome their new DG and look to move forward for achieving greater heights under his command."

A 1985-batch IPS officer of the Gujarat cadre, Singh's appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

7. HRD Minister to inaugurate Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv.
(Today’s Current Affairs PDF of 30th October 2019)

The Union Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' will inaugurate Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat Parv being organized by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan under the Ministry of Human Resource Development at the India Gate Lawn No. 6 in New Delhi from October 31 to November 03, 2019. The Minister of State for HRD, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre will be the guest of honor on the occasion.

This event is primarily to showcase the spirit of 'Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat' and also to promote the communication and artistic skills of students through various competitions.

Further, it also provides a platform for teachers to express their talent in performing and visual arts.

All the 25 regions of KVS are paired with a state different from their own state and also a country.

8. Tamil Nadu becomes first State to enact law on contract farming.
(Top 10 Objective Current Affairs Quiz of 30th October 2019)

Tamil Nadu has become the first State in the country to enact a law on contract farming with President Ram Nath Kovind giving assent to the Agricultural Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (Promotion and Facilitation) Act.

Stating this in an official release, the State government said the law would safeguard interests of farmers during times of bumper harvest or fluctuating market prices. The farmers would be paid at a pre-determined price, which had been arrived at the time of signing agreements with buyers.

Such agreements would have to be registered with designated officers from the Department of Agricultural Marketing and Agri Business.

A six-member body, called the Tamil Nadu State Contract Farming and Services (Promotion and Facilitation) Authority, would be formed to ensure proper implementation of this Act and make suggestions to the State government for promotion and better performance of contract farming.

9. Tiger Woods equals world record for most career titles on PGA Tour with his 82nd win in Japan.
(Current Affairs and GK Quiz of 30th October 2019)

Tiger Woods made history today when he won the Zozo Championship in Japan for his 82nd US PGA Tour victory, equalling Sam Snead's 54-year-old record. The 15-time major winner held off the challenge of home favourite Hideki Matsuyama to win by three shots at the tournament. It was his first outing since a left knee surgery in August.

Woods resumed his final round, suspended due to bad light yesterday, on the long par-12th but saw his overnight three-shot cushion over Matsuyama immediately cut to two.

10. Philippine Army shows interest to buy India’s BrahMos supersonic cruise missile to increase its costal security.
(Top 10 MCQs on Current Affairs of 30th October 2019)

The Philippine Army has shown a keen interest in buying the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, regarded as the world’s fastest supersonic missile, in order to strengthen its coastal defences.

Major General Reynaldo Aquino, the Vice Commander of the Philippine Army, confirmed this over the weekend while undertaking a tour of the visiting Indian Navy Ship (INS) Sahyadri docked in the country’s capital Manila.

Philippine Army wants BrahMos missile as its First Land-Based Missile System Battery (1LBMS).
 
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