Oct 24 2016

  • United Nations Day – October 24, 2016
  • India’s first startup magazine “Cofounder” has been launched by Adhish Verma and Arunraj Rajendran.
  • The first National Tribal Carnival will be launched in New Delhi to promote a sense of inclusiveness amongst the tribals
  • G. Balakrishna from India has been crowned as the Mr. Asia 2016 at the recently held 5th Phil-Asia bodybuilding championships in the Philippines. He is a resident of Ramagondanahalli near Varthur in Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • India has been ranked 38th among the 51 developing countries in female literacy as per New York-based International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.
  • The United Nations’ (UN) World Development Information Day is observed every year on October 24
  • The book “Dogs at the Perimeter” has been authored by Madeleine Thien.
  • C. Vidyasagar Rao, the Governor of Maharashtra, has inaugurated the 19th World Congress of International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP) on October 24 in Nashik, Maharashtra
  • The 22nd meeting of the Western Zonal Council was held in Mumbai
  • First ‘Happiness Junction’ of India was inaugurated in Bihar’s Sonepur railway station of the East Central Railway (ECR) by Sonepur Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Manoj Kumar Aggarwal.
  • India Army team has won a gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol which was organised by the British Army in Wales.The Indian Army team presented a tradition khukri as a memento to the British Army.
  • BSE has introduced a paperless SIP(Systematic Investment Plan) facility for mutual fund (MF) investors.
  • Randeep Guleria, Head of Pulmonology, and CS Yadav of department of orthopaedics, from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences have been chosen for Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy Award Roy Award for excellence in the field of medicine.
  • Pelé holds Guinness World Record for most career goals
  • J & K Governor N N Vohra appointed Bilal Nazki as the chairperson of the Jammu & Kashmir Human Rights Comission.
  • Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 United States Grand Prix
  • Indo Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) celebrated its 55th raising day

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