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Monday, 7 November 2016

Current Affairs October 2016







Current Affairs October 2016

  • Karnal Singh appointed as Director of Enforcement Directorate till 31 August 2017

  • World Economic Forum released Global Gender Gap Report 2016 (South Asia, India was ranked at 87th position)

  • Haryana is to observe 2017 as Garib Kalyan Varsh (emphasis on welfare of poor people and generating employment opportunities for the youth.)

  • India, New Zealand sign three pacts including avoidance of double taxation (signed an agreement on Cooperation in the field of Youth Affairs and Sports and arrangement regarding Food Safety Cooperation.)

  • Prime Minister inaugurates 2016 National Tribal Carnival (1600 Tribal Artists from the various States/UTs performed carnival parade in their traditional attire during the inaugural ceremony)

  • Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 begins( ajputana Rifles Regiment and the Sri Lankan Army’s Sinha Regiment.)

  • Paul Beatty(USA) wins 2016 Man Booker Prize

  • HC bans sale of whitener in Uttarakhand

  • FIFA unveils Official Mascot for 2018 World Cup (FIFA World Cup Russia is named Zabivaka)

  • G Balakrishna, Bengaluru water tanker driver, crowned Mr Asia 2016

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