Daily Current Affairs Update – 15th October 2016

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National – Across the India:

 

1. Maldives leaves Commonwealth after warnings over democracy Maldives has announced its decision to leave the saying it was treated unjustly and unfairly by the Commonwealth.

Maldives-leaves-Commonwealth

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International – Across the Globe:

 

1. Global Travel and Tourism report by world economic forum has released the most unsafe countries of the world.

India got ranked 13th while Pakistan the 4th most unsafe country in the world.

Global-Travel-and-Tourism

Nigeria was ranked as the most unsafe country with a score of 2.65.

Finland (6.7) is followed by Qatar (6.61) as the safest countries in the world.

 

Sports:

 

1. The Formula-F1 driver from Australia Mark Webber will retire from professional racing at the end of this year in Bahrain.

Mark-Webber

Webber won the World Endurance Championship (WEC) title in 2015.

 

Awards & Recognition:

 

1. R.A. Mashelkar conferred award by Centre for Organisation Development.

R.A.-Mashelkar

 

Economics & Banking GK:

 

1. Softbank names Rajeev Misra as head of $100 billion tech fund.

Softbank

Misra joined Softbank Group in 2014 as head of strategic finance and also works with SoftBank Internet and Media Inc, which Nikesh Arora headed as CEO.

 

 

2. Amrit Lugun concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the State of Eritrea.

 

3. Ajay Kumar Balla has appointed as Director General of Foreign Trade.

Ajay-Kumar-Balla

 

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Important Dates:

 

1. World Standards Day: 14 October.

World-Standards-Day-14-October

The theme for World Standards Day 2016 is “Standards Build Trust”.

 

2. International Day OF Rural Women: 15th October

 

Death:

 

1. Renowned writer and litterateur from Uttarakhand, Dayanand Anant, passed away at his residence in Bhowali near Nainital.

Dayanand-Anant

He was 88.

 

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