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Current Affairs 16th October 2016
Current Affairs Headlines of 16th October, 2016

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→ ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM) -2016’ is being organized by M/o Culture in IGNCA premises, Janpath, New Delhi from 15th to 24th October, 2016.

→ ‘World‘s longest sightseeing escalator‘ opens in China.

→ 17th India Russia Annual Bilateral Summit: PM Modi holds one to one talks with Russian Prez Putin in Goa.

→ Ajay Kumar Bhalla appointed as Director General of Foreign Trade.

→ Amrit Lugun concurrently accredited Ambassador to Eritrea.

→ Anup Wadhawan appointed Additional Secretary- Department of Commerce.

→ B.P.Sharma given Addl charge as Secretary- Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances.

→ C.G. RajiniKaanthan appointed DCO, Tamil Nadu & Punducheery.

→ Germany & India to work together on rail connectivity of Indian Ports.

→ Govt launches special drive for hundred percent enrollment for Aadhaar in 22 States, UTs.

→ Govt to use postal network for distribution of subsidized pulses.

→ Harsh Vardhan calls for scientists‘ support for govt schemes.

→ ICC announces 1st exclusive women‘s World T20 in 2020.

→ ICICI Bank appointed its brokerage business head AnupBagchi as executive director of the bank and head of retail banking.

→ InderJit Singh appointed Additional Secretary- Department of Commerce.

→ India decided to eliminate potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 by 2030.

→ IRCTC to operate swanky restaurant ‘The Rails’ at National Rail Museum.

→ ISRO plans to set up telescope on the moon.

→ Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, an Indian scientist with the Department of Packaging, has been awarded the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award.

→ London‘s oldest Indian restaurant awarded Michelin Star.

→ Madonna named woman of the year 2016 by Billboard.

→ Maharashtra‘s duo break 70-yr-old record of highest Ranji partnership.

→ Mizoram‘s Pachuau declared India‘s oldest working journalist.

→ Odisha celebrates Kumar Purnima festival.

→ ONGC beats Infosys to become India‘s 5th most valuable firm.

→ Opener Azhar Ali became the fourth cricketer from Pakistan to score a Test triple hundred, making 302*(469) in the first Test against West Indies in Dubai.

→ PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal.

→ Prime Minister NarendraModi will inaugurate the five-day 104th Indian Science Congress at the Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati on January 3.

→ R.A. Mashelkar conferred award by Centre for Organisation Development.

→ Rear Admiral B Dasgupta assumes Command as Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.

→ Renowned writer and litterateur Dayanand Anant passes away at 88.

→ SBI to divest 5% stake in its life insurance subsidiary.

→ SmritiI rani to inaugurate India International Silk Fair.

→ Soft Bank, Saudi Arabia plan largest tech fund of $100 bn.

→ Usain Bolt to retire after 2017 World Championships.

→ Valvoline Ropes In Virat Kohli As Brand Ambassador.

→ World‘s largest solar plant costing $5 bn proposed.

→ Yengkhom 1st Indian to win gold in World Junior Wushu C‘ship.

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→ World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive.

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→ The first woman who conquered Mount Everest Junko Tabei passes away.

Current Affairs Headlines of 28th October, 2016
→ FIFA unveils Official Mascot for 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Current Affairs Headlines of 27th October, 2016
→ Legendary footballer Carlos Alberto Torres passed away at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Current Affairs Headlines of 26th October, 2016
→ Karate is Now an Olympic Sport.


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