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Current Affairs 21st October 2016
Current Affairs Headlines of 21st October, 2016

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→ A team of scientists from Australia and Germany have created the most detailed hydrogen map ever produced of the Milky Way.

→ An Indian-American academic, Renu Khator, has been appointed as a member of the US Department of Homeland Security‘s Academic Advisory Council.

→ Asian Champions Trophy men‘s hockey tournament starts in Malaysia.

→ Haryana increases retirement age of doctors to 65 yrs.

→ India 137th in Latest FIFA Rankings.

→ India calls for global action against chemical weapons.

→ India, China hold joint army exercise in Ladakh.

→ Indian Railways wins World Railway Shooting Championship Cup.

→ Indian students won two silver and one bronze medals in the 21st International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) held at Pamporovo, Bulgaria.

→ International Prize in Statistics awarded to Sir David Cox.

→ Kumble, Sehwag launch book on Virat Kohli - ‘Driven: The Virat Kohli Story‘.

→ Maharashtra launches Kaushalya SETU initiative.

→ Make in Odisha Conclave: CM Patnaik to meet foreign envoys.

→ NEEPCO to commission 2 power projects in Arunachal Pradesh.

→ Paswan inaugurates Consumer Mela 2016 in New Delhi.

→ PMUY, DBT for subsidised kerosene launched in Jharkahnd.

→ President to inaugurate 28th Accountants General Conference.

→ Rajasthani, Bhojpuri languages to get official status.

→ Russia launches ‘closed‘ internet for data exchange.

→ SBI declares Silchar as its 5th zone in North East.

→ The National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR), and All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) have joined hands for cancer prevention and research.

→ Typhoon Haima Hits Philippines.

→ U-17 World Cup: Kochi first Indian city to get FIFA nod to host tournament.

→ Vadodara gets India‘s second eco-friendly airport.

→ Varija Shah from Baroda, Gujarat, who aspires to join the Indian Air Force has obtained a student pilot license at the age of 16.

→ Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM took over charge as the Commandant of Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala.

→ Wipro Acquires Appirio for $400 mn.

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→ World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive.

Current Affairs Headlines of 29th October, 2016
→ 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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