Oct 23 2016

  • The three day long conference titled, “National Initiative On Strengthening Arbitration And Enforcement In India” from October 21st to 23rd, 2016 is beingheld in New Delhi
  • Tawang festival celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) held a 6th joint Experts Meeting on Corruption in Paris, France.
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 19,702 crore loan to National Water Development Agency (NWDA) for 50 irrigation projects.
  • Rajasthan to launch country’s first indigenous olive oil brand.
  • TRAI imposed Rs.3050cr fine on Airtel, Voda, Idea for denying connectivity to Jio.
  • Air India has become the first ever flight to flown over the Pacific Ocean from Delhi to San Fransico (SFO), instead of the Atlantic.  Air India flew non-stop over the Ocean making the record of operating the world’s longest nonstop flight.
  • The World Free Zones Orgànisation (World FZO) has appointed P. S. Raman as its Regional Representative for SAARC countries
  • AT&T Agrees to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion
  • INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city in Kochi, after over five decades of its service to the Navy.
  • Grandmaster and Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta created history at the Hoogeveen International chess tournament by becoming the first player ever to win the title twice in a row in the FIDE Open that concluded at the Dutch hamlet.
  • Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Everest, died at 77.
  • BJP President Amit Shah released the book ‘Andhere se Ujale ki Aur‘ authored by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign through which people can send their Diwali greetings and messages to soldiers guarding the nation’s frontiers to boost their morale.

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