Current Affairs » October 2016 » Current Affairs 30th And 31st October 2016
→ Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016 to curb black money comes into effect.
→ Bob Dylan accepts Nobel Prize in literature.
→ Canada and EU to sign a long-delayed landmark trade deal at a summit in Brussels.
→ Centre decides to fix minimum wage for unskilled agricultural labour in C-class towns in central sphere.
→ Centre sanctions Rs 100 cr for development of roads in Vijayapura District of Karnataka.
→ Centre soon to open 300 pharmacy AMRIT outlets in different parts of the country to provide affordable medicines.
→ Country‘s Forex Reserves rises by USD 1 billion to USD 367.14 billion.
→ Govt notifies revised DTAA with South Korea.
→ Himachal Pradesh becomes India’s second open defecation free state.
→ India Ranks Poorly In Commonwealth Index.
→ India win ODI series against New Zealand.
→ India, Russia agree to double the range of BrahMos Missile.
→ India‘s first ‘Design Yatra‘ will be conducted in Kerala‘s Kozhikode city between October 29-31, 2016 during which competitions, heritage walk, talks and interaction with students will be conducted.
→ India‘s Jhulan Goswami becomes top-ranked female ODI bowler.
→ Indian Documentary Film “Daughters of Mother India”Wins Award.
→ Indian Panaroma 2016 announces its final selection of Feature and Non- Feature Films to be screened in Goa.
→ Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launched paddy cultivation in about 56 hectares of land allotted for a proposed airport at Aranmula.
→ Markets regulator SEBI has ordered four firms, Eris Energy, KKDIL Nidhi, United Medicine and Surgical Industries, and Green India Infrastructure to refund investors’ money, which they raised illegally, within three months.
→ MMTC ties up with major banks to retail gold coins.
→ Odisha Govt. announces to implement recommendations of 7th Pay Commission for its employees.
→ Odisha Govt. comes up with a new scheme to provide legal assistance to deprived sections.
→ Opec meets non-Opec nations to build support for plan to reduce output.
→ PNB plans to raise 6,000 crore via bonds issue.
→ Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra will be set up in all districts of Assam in phase manner: Rudy.
→ Railway Minister launches a new train service between Anand Vihar to Ballia in Uttar Pradesh.
→ SBI cuts lending rates by 0.15%, ICICI by 0.10%.
→ SBI to allot shares to govt for 5.6k cr capital infusion.
→ Spain‘s Parliament votes conservative PM Mariano Rajoy back into power.
→ Sports Ministry recognises new boxing federation.
→ Startups can raise USD 3 million via ECBs annually by RBI.
→ The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has launched Employees Online (EO) App.
→ Under Swachh Maharashtra Mission, these three brave women - Suvarna Lokhande from Sinnar - Nasik district, Sangeeta Awhale from Saikheda- Washim district, and Chiatali Rathod from Mozar ‘ district Yavatmal, were felicitated and honoured by the Municipal Corporation by granting them the title of “Swachhatadoot”.
→ World Bank appoints Kristalina Georgieva as chief executive.
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