Current Affairs » October 2016 » Current Affairs 27th October 2016
→ All India Radio (AIR) has won the first prize in the Community Service Announcement category of the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) awards for this year..
→ Bengaluru-based water tanker driver G Balakrishna (25-year) has won the Mr. Asia titleat the 5th Phil-Asia bodybuilding championships in the Philippines.
→ India and New Zealand today signed three agreements in the areas of double taxation avoidance, food security and sports to carry forward the ties between both sides.
→ India has moved a place up but is still 130th in the World Bank’s ease of doing the business ranking for 2017.
→ Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise Mitra Shakti 2016 begins.
→ Legendary footballer Carlos Alberto Torres passed away at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
→ Paul Beatty became the first author from the United States (US) to be awarded the Man Booker prize, for his book, ‘The Sellout‘.
→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of highly ambitious gas pipeline project Urja Ganga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh..
→ The International Hockey Federation has appointed New Zealand‘s Jason McCracken as its Chief Executive Officer.
→ The Union Ministry of Urban Development has signed a MoU with National Buildings Construction Corporation (India) Ltd and Central Public Works Department (CPWD).
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