Current Affairs » October 2016 » Current Affairs 7th October 2016
→ 15-year-old Indian girl wins U-16 World Chess C‘ships.
→ Brazilian scientists have discovered the largest dinosaurs.
→ Disney theme parks in Florida to close for Hurricane Matthew.
→ Finance Ministry sets up Public Debt Management Cell.
→ Gaganjeet Bhullar wins 2016 Shinhan Donghae Open.
→ Hurricane Matthew kills 339, Barack Obama declares emergency in Florida.
→ India is hosting the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in November 2016 at New Delhi in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).
→ Indian Revenue Service officer Sushil Chandra was appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
→ ISRO‘s GSAT-18 was successfully launched today from Kourou, French Guiana.
→ Minimum Import Price on 66 Steel Products.
→ Mohan Reddy appointed honorary consul of Germany.
→ Nawaz Sharif tells Army to stop shielding terror, speed up Pathankot and 26/11 probes.
→ Pakistan passes new law making DNA tests mandatory in rape probe.
→ Payments solution provider Paytm has appointed former Citigroup banker Madhur Deora as CFO and Senior Vice President.
→ Portuguese former PM Antonio Guterres poised to be next UN chief.
→ Security at 22 airports tightened after Intelligence warning of terror attack.
→ Shooter Jitu Rai bagged a silver medal in the 50m pistol at the ISSF World Cup final in Bologna, Italy.
→ Three Indian high school students who won four silver medals in the 10th International Earth Science Olympiad, MIE Japan, met Minister for Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
→ Union Cabinet approves setting up of India‘s first Medipark in Tamil Nadu.
→ Venkaiah Naidu releases book titled Modi’s Midas Touch in Foreign Policy.
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