Daily GK, GA Updates National, International 1st, 2nd Oct, 2014

Subject : Daily Updates For Banking environment and All Compitative Exams.

National :
  • Rajiv – appointed New Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC).
  • Core Sector grows 5.8 % in August
  • Indian economy to grow at 5.5 percent in current fiscal, estimates ESCAP (Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific).
  • Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete rules out resignation, says Sena still part of NDA.
  • Union Commerce Ministry cancelled approvals of nine SEZs Mahatma Gandhi's book “My Experiments with Truth” now in Kashmiri, Punjabi
India - World :
  • Obama, Modi establish Contact Group to expedite Indo-US nuke deal implementation
  • India, US agree to cooperate on future explorations of Mars
  • US to help India develop three smart cities
International :
  • Google social network site–Orkut closed
  • Japan's "bullet train" turns 50
  • Afghanistan signed Bilateral Security Agreement with the US
  • Mark Zuckerberg to visit India later this month
  • Microsoft unveils Windows 10 Operating System.
Sports :
Sarita Devi First Refuses and Later Accepts Asiad medal.

Asian Games on Day 13 Medals Tally at 09th Position : 2 Gold, 0 Sliver, 3 Bronze Medals.
  • GOLD - HOCKEY - India Won Gold by beating Pakisthan by shootout 4-2 after regulation time ended 1-1. India book a direct ticket to Rio Olympics.  India last won Asian Games gold in 1998 in Bangkok.
  • GOLD - Athletics - Women win 4 x 400m relay . The Indian team constituted Priyanka Pawar, Tintu Lukka, Mandeep Kaur and Machettira Poovamma Raju and they have set a new Asian Games record! The team clocked 3:28.68 minutes to break the Games Record set by India in Guangzhou four years back.
  • BRONZE - Boxer Vikas Krishan gets bronze after losing to Zhanibek Alimkhanuly of Kazakhstan in middle (75kg) semifinal.
  • BRONZE - Inderjeet Singh wins bronze in men's shot put. His best attempt was 19.63m.
  • BRONZE - Satish Kumar (91 kg super-heavy) loses the third round and match to his much stronger opponent. The Indian gets a bronze for his efforts.
Asian Games on Day 12 Medals Tally at 11th Position : 1 Gold, 1 Sliver, 2 Bronze Medals.
  • GOLD - Boxing - Mary Kom women's fly (48-51kg), Wins a historic gold! A comprehensive fight from the veteran as India will now surely go up in the medals tally with seven golds.
  • SILVER - Athletics - Tintu Lukka wins silver in women's 800m with a timing of 1:59.19 - her personal best.
  • BRONZE - Athletics - Annu Rani wins bronze in women's javelin throw. 59.53m
  • BRONZE - Athletics - Indian beat Japan 2-1 in women's hockey. Jaspreet Kaur, Vandana Kayaria scored a goal each. In 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, India had lost to Japan 1-0 in bronze medal match.

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