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The person selected as the cultural ambassador of Seychelles – AR Rahman
l The veteran music composer and singer who died recently –Ravindra Jain
l The country helping in smart city project in Puducherry with Nagpur and Chandigarh being the next with 2-bn Euro assistance – France
l The Indian boxer who won his first professional boxing match recently – Vijender Singh
l The pact signed by 12 Pacific Rim nations, including the US  and Japan, recently – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
l The winner of 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature – Svetlana  Alexievich
l India’s torpedo launch and recovery vessel launched recently  – INS Astradharani
l The new head of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Hoesung Lee
l International Day for Older Persons – 1 Oct
l The World Bank-assisted national watershed management project approved recently – Neeranchal
l The host city for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference 2016 – New Delhi
l Indian Air Force Day – 8 Oct
l The person who topped the fifth edition of the ‘Bloomberg Markets Most Influential’ list – Janet Yellen
l The winner of 2015 World Cup Chess Championship held at Baku, Azerbaijan – Sergey Karjakin
l India’s GDP growth forecast for FY16 in IMF’s World Economic Outlook 2015 – 7.3 per cent
l The state election commissioner of West Bengal who resigned recently – SR Upadhyay
l The US state which recently allowed terminally ill patients to legally end their lives – California
l The joint winners of the Nobel Prize 2015 in chemistry –Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar
l World Habitat Day – First Monday of Oct
l The winners of the Nobel Prize 2015 in physics – Takaaki Kajita (Japan) and Arthur McDonald (Canada)
l The winner of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Asia Championship 2015 – China
l PM Narendra Modi’s ranking in the fifth edition of the ‘Bloomberg Markets Most Influential’ list – 13th
l The new permanent CEO of Twitter – Jack Dorsey
l The host of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank held Oct 7-11 – Lima, Peru
l The countries which recently held 26th edition of the coordinated patrol (CORPAT) naval exercise – India and Indonesia
l The person honoured with the lifetime achievement awardat the Forbes India Leadership Awards, 2015 – RC Bhargava
l The winners of the Nobel Prize 2015 in medicine – William Campbell (Ireland), Satoshi Omura (Japan) and Youyou Tu (China)
l The place where DRDO established the world’s highest terrestrial centre (at 17,600 feet above sea level) – Ladakh
l The newly elected President of the BCCI – Shashank Manohar
l The winner of the women’s doubles title of the Wuhan Open 2015 – Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis

l The world’s largest producer of cotton as per the data for the marketing year of 2014-15 – India

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