Current Affairs October 2017 – GK Updates – 2017 Nobel Prize Laureates
1st October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India defeated Australia and won the Five Math One Day International Series by 4-1.
2nd October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» October 2nd is Mahathma Gandhi birth anniversary. October 2nd is International Day of Non Violence. The day is being celebrated in the name Gandhi’s birth anniversary.
»» In the field of Medicine the Nobel Prize 2017 is awarded to America-born scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young. They have been selected for this award for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms.
3rd October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» In the field of Physics the Noble Prize 2017 is offered to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne. The Nobel Prize is given to them for their
invention of gravitational wawes.
4th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» SBI’s new Chairman is Rajnish Kumar. He will join the office on 7th Oct 2017 and replace Arundhati Bhattacharya.
»» In the field of Chemistry the Nobel Prize for the year 2017 is awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson. They developed Cryo-
electron (cryo-EM) microscopy which makes it possible to portray biomolecules in a 3D form after freezing them very fast.
5th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» In the field of Literature, British writer Kazuo Ishiguro selected Nobel Prize.
6th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) awarded along with Noble Peaced Prize.
»» Today in the GST council, the Union Government declared to put gem and jeweler dealers out of the Prevention of Money Landering Act (PMLA)
»» Today the FIFA Under 17 World Cup tournament launched in India.
9th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» US-born professor Richard H. Thaler is selected for Nobel Prize in Economic Science for his contribution to behavioral economic.
11th October 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Anupam Kher is selected as Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)’s new Chief.