15 Oct 2016

Current Affairs Smart-Liners

Current Affairs Smart-Liners
Current Affairs Smart-Liners 15th October 2016:
Dear Aspirants, to make it simple here we have given the Smart-Liners of Daily Current Affairs which will help you to revise and it’s easy to keep it in mind. We hope that it will definitely help you in the preparation.

IMPORTANT DAYS
  • International Day of Rural Women: October 15
  • World Student Day: October 15    

NATIONAL
  • India decided to eliminate potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 by 2030
  • PM Modi to inaugurate 104th Science Congress in Jan
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal
  • IRCTC to operate swanky restaurant ‘The Rails’ at National Rail Museum
  • Highlights of ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2016’
  • Germany & India to work together on rail connectivity of Indian Ports
  • SmritiI rani to inaugurate India International Silk Fair
  • Govt launches special drive for hundred percent enrollment for Aadhaar in 22 States, UTs.
  • Odisha celebrates Kumar Purnima festival today
  • Haryana starts a 'Farm Tourism' scheme

INTERNATIONAL
  • World's largest solar plant costing $5 bn proposed
  • '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
  • China to sign loans worth 1.6 lakh cr to B'desh

BANKING NEWS
  • SBI to divest 5% stake in its life insurance subsidiary
  • Soft Bank, Saudi Arabia plan largest tech fund of $100 bn

BUSINESS NEWS
  • ONGC beats Infosys to become India's 5th most valuable firm
  • Govt to use postal network for distribution of subsidized pulses

AGREEMENTS & MoUs
  • Ministry of Railways signs MoU with Government of Odisha

APPOINTMENTS
  • ICICI Bank Appoints Anup Bagchi
  • Valvoline Ropes In Virat Kohli As Brand Ambassador
  • Anup Wadhawan appointed Additional Secretary- Department of Commerce
  • Inder Jit Singh appointed Additional Secretary- Department of Commerce
  • C G RajiniKaanthan appointed DCO, Tamil Nadu & Punducheery
  • B P Sharma given Addl charge as Secretary- Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances
  • Rear Admiral B Dasgupta assumes Command as Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet
  • Amrit Lugun concurrently accredited Ambassador to Eritrea
  • Ajay Kumar Bhalla appointed as Director General of Foreign Trade

AWARDS
  • R.A. Mashelkar conferred award by Centre for Organisation Development
  • Indian-origin scientist bags young scientist award in US
  • Mizoram's Pachuau declared India's oldest working journalist
  • London's oldest Indian restaurant awarded Michelin Star
  • Madonna named woman of the year 2016 by Billboard

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • Harsh Vardhan calls for scientists' support for govt schemes
  • ISRO plans to set up telescope on the moon

SPORTS NEWS
  • Usain Bolt to retire after 2017 World Championships
  • ICC announces 1st exclusive women's World T20 in 2020
  • Ali becomes Pakistan's 4th triple centurion in Tests
  • Yengkhom 1st Indian to win gold in World Junior Wushu C'ship
  • Maharashtra's duo break 70-yr-old record of highest Ranji partnership

OBITUARY
  • Renowned writer and litterateur Dayanand Anant passes away at 88


  


 

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