Paul Beatty has won the 2016 Man Booker Prize for his racial satire, ‘The Sellout’ at a ceremony in London’s Guildhall.
The Andhra Pradesh government has signed a FinTech Cooperation agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation financial services.
India has been ranked 87th out of 144 countries on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Index for 2016, improving from its 108 position in 2015. The list is topped by Iceland, followed by Finland, Norway, Sweden and Rwanda.
Microsoft India has launched its first full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Center (CSEC) in Delhi, which is first-of-its-kind centre in India.
Renato Sanches, a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for German club Bayern Munich and the Portugal national team, has won the 2016 European Golden Boy award.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Union Science and Technology Minister, has launched a new initiatives Biotech-KISAN (Krishi Innovation Science Application Network) scheme in New Delhi to empower farmers, especially women.
India has been ranked 130th out of 190 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of doing business index for 2017. The list is topped by New Zealand.
India notifies revised double tax avoidance agreement with South Korea
The World Polio Day is observed every year by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its allied agencies on October 24 to commemorate the fight against poliomyelitis.
The 4th edition of the India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise “MITRA SHAKTI 2016” has started at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka from October 24 and will be continued till November 6, 2016.
The Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation, D.V. Sadananda Gowda has launched the International Household Survey Network (IHSN) Toolkit and also launched the new Website of the Ministry in New Delhi.
The book “Born to Fly: Fighter pilot MP Anil Kumar teaches us there is no battle mind cannot win” has been authored by Nitin Sathe, an air commander.
Jammu and Kashmir (J & K) has the highest life expectancy in India for all ages, barring life expectancy at birth, as per recently data released by the Registrar General of India (RGI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently laid the foundation stone of Urja Ganga gas pipeline project of Rs. 51,000-crore in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Govt to invest Rs.1 Lakh Crore to boost road, Inland,Water Transport in Assam
The assembly elections of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has augmented the use of IT applications to make the election process smooth, effective and transparent.
FM Arun Jaitley launches ‘SMS Alert Service’ for TDS deductions
India home to most generous people globally:Report
The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) notified 100 per cent foreign direct investment in ‘other financial services’ carried out by Non-Banking Finance companies(NBFCs ) to attract foreign capital into India
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
The three day long conference titled, “National Initiative On Strengthening Arbitration And EnforcementIn 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.
The Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) is located in Andhra Pradesh.
The Government of India (GoI) has signed $650 million loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for construction of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC)-III project.
The World Osteoporosis Day (WOD) is observed every year on October 20
The book “Andhere se ujale ki aur” has been authored by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, which recently launched at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi.
The Almatti Dam is a hydroelectric project on the Krishna River at the Bagalkot district in North Karnataka. The dam has been chosen for the World Bank’s Award of Excellence for best utilization of funds (Rs. 72 crore) for renovation to increase the strength of the dam.
India has won the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup by defeating Iran in a final by 38-29 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
India’s first railway university will be set up in Vadodara, Gujarat, which will help in carrying out innovation and modernization for the Indian Railways.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Vadodara to inaugurate the international terminal at Harni airport on October 22 016.Harni is only the second “green building” airport in country.
Andhra Pradesh government signed an agreement with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation in financial services in their respective markets.
Mortgage lender HDFC has raised Rs.500 crore through rupee-denominated bonds from overseas investors.
D. Bala Venkatesh Varma appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Spain
The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), a Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog, launched a mobile app “HawaBadlo”, aiming to improve air quality with public participation.
Goa joined Kochi and Navi Mumbai as one of the venues to host next year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup after it received the green signal from a high-level delegation of football’s world body.
A wolf named Zabivaka has been chosen as the official mascot of the upcoming FIFA football World Cup which will be held in Russia in 2018
Three-day International Conference on voter education has been inaugurated by Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr. Nasim Zaidi.
Indo-Bangla bilateral meeting for Agartala-Akhaura rail project has been held in Agartala (Tripura).
South African struggle icon Mewa Ramgobin (83-year) has passed away at Cape Town.
The three-day Air Force Commanders’ Conference held at Air force Headquarters, New Delhi.
Railways and Urban Development Ministries signed an MoU for five years to redevelop railway stations and adjoining areas on smart city lines for enhancing passenger amenities, easy access to stations, enabling optimal utilisation of land at railway stations.
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 28th Accountants General Conference in New Delhi.
A new terminal is equipped with facilities of international standard IN Vadodara.The facility has also been rated by Green Ratings of International Habitat Assessment, the highest national rating for green buildings considered by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Maharashtra government launched ‘Kaushalya Setu’, its skill development programme for students.
A Saudi Arabian Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was executed in October 2016 for shooting a man, Adel al-Mohaimeed, dead. He Prince shot the man during a noisy fight three years ago in the capital Riyadh.
SBI has declared Silchar as its 5th zone in North East after Guwahati, Shillong, Dibrugarh and Jorhat, which will cater to the banking needs of the people of Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur along with the Barak Valley.
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced USD 2 billion loans for Bangladesh to help Bangladesh to fight climate change.
In a deal reportedly worth close to $2 billion, India is set to acquire a second Akula2 nuclear-powered attack submarine from Russia.
Mumbai based Nayan Khanolkar got the one shot that would go on to win him the prestigious Wildlife Photographer Award, 2016 by the BBC and Natural History Museum in London
First time Western Railways Team won the 15th USIC- International Shooting World Championship with 10 medals(5 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze) held at Saint Mandrier, France.
Renowned British statistician Sir David Cox has been awarded with the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics.
World Osteoporosis Day is observed on October 20 every year
10th India-United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) meetings are being held at New Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
The first-ever International Conference on Voter Education has started in New Delhi from October 20, 2016 and is organised by The Election Commission of India (ECI)
The book “The Adivasi Will Not Dance” has been authored by Hansda Sowendra Shekhar, which is shortlist for The Hindu Prize 2016.
The 315-tonne INS Tahiyu has been commissioned into the Indian Navy and is allotted to the Eastern Fleet of the Navy.INS Tahiyu is the Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) Car Nicobar Class vessel.
The 2nd joint tactical exercise “Sino-India Cooperation 2016” has been held between India and China in the area of Border Personnel Meeting Hut at Chushul Garrison of Eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)
London has topped the 2016 Global Power City Index, as per 2016 GPCI report, which was recently released by the Japan-based Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies.
The book “Driven: The Virat Kohli story” has been written by well-known journalist Vijay Lokapally
Sir David Cox has been awarded with the first International Prize in Statistics, which will be presented to him in July 2017 at the World Statistics Congress in Marrakech.
The World Bank will provide US $1 billion aid to Bangladesh over the next three years to fight child malnutrition.
Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has been appointed as a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Commission
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector in Ludhiana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch first National Tribal Carnival in Delhi on October 25, 2016.
Ashok Leyland Ltd has launched India’s first made-in-India electric bus “Circuit” in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
C Radhakrishnan, the well-known writer, has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature.
ICICI Bank has become the first Indian lender to complete a banking transaction using blockchain technology.
The book “Jinnah Often Came To Our House” has been authored by Kiran Doshi and is shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2016.
Prime Minister Modi inaugurated three state-run mega hydro power of 1,752 MW capacity in Himachal Pradesh during his day-long maiden visit to the state
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has appointed a three-member panel to look into National Spot Exchange (NSEL) scam.
Indian pharmaceutical major Cipla has signed a memorandum of agreement for South Africa’s first biosimilars manufacturing facility to be set up at a cost of nearly $91 million.
The Maharajas’ Express, the world’s most luxurious train owned and operated by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), received the 2016 Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards at Marbella in Spain.
Robert De Niro to award with 44th annual Chaplin Award at the annual Chaplin Award
Swacch Bharat Swacch Vidyalaya campaign in 60 elementary and middle schools.
Negotiators from nearly 200 nations have clinched a historic deal to phase down emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) — potent greenhouse gases used in air conditioners and refrigerators.
Sanjay Singh Appointed Member Secretary, Law Commission
A group of students from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur are developing drones using indigenous hardware and software.
PositiveShift International launched the skill development digital platform “UNO Learn” to offer skill development courses from industry experts and universities.It will offer 500+ courses now.
Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake situated in North America.
The magnificent Kashmiri Red Stag or Hangul could finally get some protection with the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) all set to declare it a ‘critically endangered’ species
India’s ODI against New Zealand at Dharamshala is the team’s 900th making it the world first side to achieve a milestone
China has successfully launched its longest-ever manned space mission “Shenzhou-11” spacecraft into space by a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre near the Gobi Desert, China.
Bollywood Actress Sonam Kapoor has been bestowed with the 2016 ET Panache Trendsetter Award in Mumbai, Maharashtra
The 104th edition of Indian Science Congress (ISC) 2017 will be held at the Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh from January 3 to 7, 2017.
The Centre government decided to utilise the vast network of post offices across the country to sell subsidised pulses to ensure that there is no shortage of the item during this festival season.
Textiles Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the India International Silk Fair in New Delhi to promote production and marketing silk across the country
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari announced that India and Germany would work on projects, worth Rs.1 lakh crore, for improving rail connectivity of Indian ports, being implemented by the Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd(IPRCL).
.The ‘Farm Tourism’ scheme launched by Haryana Tourism Minister Rambilas Sharma to attract people to villages
17th India-Russia Annual Summit held in Goa
The Maldives announced that it would leave the Commonwealth, weeks after the organisation warned it could be suspended because of its lack of progress in promoting the rule of law and democracy.
According to a data released by the RBI shows that India’ banking system reported total deposits of Rs 100 lakh crore for the first time ever in September
Transportation app Uber has signed MoU with Ministry of Electronics and IT’s CSCs(Common Services Centres) for skilling drivers on its platform.
Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, an Indian scientist with the Department of Packaging, hasbeen awarded the prestigious IAFPYoung scientist scholarship award.
Rajeev Misra has been appointed as head of $100 billion fund by Japanese telecom Softbank Corp. Prior to this, Misra was the senior managing director and partner at New York-based investment firm Fortress.
Manipuri boy Yengkhom brought India its first gold in Wushu after 30 years
Brazil Crowned Champions Of BRICS U-17 Football Tourney
International Day of Rural Women – October 15, 2016
World celebrates Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary as students day
Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister of Women and Child Development, has launched the 2016 Women of India Festival at Dilli Haat in New Delhi.
The World Standards Day (WSD) is observed every year on October 14
The National Seismic Programme (NSP) has been launched by Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in Odisha to trace hydrocarbon resources like oil and natural gas in Mahanadi basin.
Former Minister Veeranna has been selected for the Sri Maharshi Valimiki Jayanti Award for the year 2016-17, which is instituted by the Karnataka government.
Gurumoorthy Mahalingam has been appointed as Whole-Time Member (WTM) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the former Uttarakhand chief minister, has been conferred with the prestigious award by the Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda for promoting human values through his literature.
Satish Pathak, a Pune-based innovator, has been awarded for ‘Excellence in Technical Innovation’ by the International Society of Automation (ISA).
India is hosting the 8th BRICS Summit, followed by first-ever BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in Goa on October 15, 2016.
SEBI banned 21 entities in tax evasion case
The prestigious ‘V Krishnamurthy Award for Excellence’was presented to eminent scientist and former Director-General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, RA Mashelkar.
Indian hockey team captain, PR. Sreejesh has bagged the 28th Jimmy George foundation award instituted for the best sports person in the state.
Valvoline Ropes In Virat Kohli As Brand Ambassador
Former Formula One driver Mark Webber would retire from professional racing at the end of the world endurance season in Bahrain in November.
The 2016 BRICS trade ministers has started in New Delhi to discuss ways to further enhance economic cooperation
The World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the 2nd Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.
The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) is observed every year on October 13 to encourage every individual, community and government to take part in building more disaster resilient communities and nations.
Indian Railways has recently signed pact with Germany for running high-speed trains in India.
The book “Jihad in My Saffron Garden” has been authored by Dr. Roxy Arora.
The 2016 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to US musician and poet Bob Dylan for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.
Ajay Kumar Bhalla, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre, has been appointed as new Director General of Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).
Haryana CM Khattar raised ‘Haryana ek Haryanvi ek’ slogan to eradicate casteism
The UN General Assembly(UNGA) will appoint Antonio Guterres as next Secretary-General to replace the retiring Ban Ki-moon on 1 January next year.
Vadodara based Bank of Baroda has roped badminton Olympians P V Sindhu and K Srikanth as brand ambassadors of BOB for three years.
Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls is theme of 2016 International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC)
the headquarters of the International Energy Agency (IEA) is at Paris
Abdelilah Bekirane has been re-appointed as the Morocco’s Prime minister for another term
The Goa Tourism department has launched the vessels popularly known as ‘Duck Boats’ to boost tourist footfall
The International Dussehra festival has started at in the popular Dhalpur maidan in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.
The World’s first-ever Cybathlon championship for disabled athletes has started at Zurich in Switzerland.
Indian shuttler Ruthvika Shivani Gadde has recently won the 2016 women’s singles Russian Open Badminton Grand Prix title
The book “The Greatest Bengali Stories Ever Told” has been authored by Arunava Sinha
India’s youngest state Telangana gets 21 new districts
UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched the portal of Samajwadi Smartphone Scheme under which smartphones will be distributed to people in the state ahead of Assembly election.
Enhanced Foreign Trade Data Dashboard launched by Nirmala Sitharaman
Centre to invest 15 thousand crore to expand Panipat refinery
India is at the second position among countries with the highest increase in their contribution to high-quality scientific research, according to a new report which shows that the growth of research in the country is only behind China’s.
David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz of Britain has won Nobel prize in Physics
Kersti Kaljulaid has been elected as president of Estonia
European Parliament ratifies Paris climate deal
Noted Kerala artist Yusuf Arakkal passed away
India and Singapore has singned MoU on Institute of technical education service and National Skill development .another MoU between Assam govt and ITEES Singapore and another MoU in the field of industrial property cooperation
Film maker and elephant researcher Prajna Chowta has been appointed for Knight in the National Order of Merit medal by France govt
India bridge management system is launched by union minister Nitin Gadkari .It is aimed at ensuring safety of bridges in the country
Roopa Ganguly has been nominated for Rajya Sabha
BRICS under -17 football tournament begins at goa
IMF Revises India’s GDP forecast to 7.5%
Aadhaar card is made mandatory for LPG subsidy
According to World bank India’s GDP will be 7.6% in 2016 and 7.7% in 2017
Ducati Italian Superbike inked pact with YES bank
RBI cuts REPO rate by 25 Basis . New REPO rate is 6.25%
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has won first ever Jesse Owens Olympic spirit award posthumously
India will be hosting the BRICS young scientist conclave 2016 at Bengaluru
The central govt will launch Mission Parivar Vikas in 145 High focus districts One of the India’s biggest classical music meet Akashwani Sangeet Sammelan begins in 24 different cities across the country
Japan is set to host 2026 Asian games
Sania mirza and her partner Barbora have won Toray pan Pacific open trophy in Tokyo
Maruthi Suzukhi India has announced crossing the milestone of 15lakh vehicles in its cumulative year
Foreign portfolio investors to trade directly in corporate bonds
September 11 2016 is 15th anniversary of September 11,2001 terrorist attacks in New York
The 2016 edition of India’s only business literature fest, Bangalore business literature festival begins at IIM bangalore in September 17
The karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) Has bagged four national smart governance awards 2016 and has been rated among the top transport projects of the year
Om Prakash Meena is chief secretary of Rajasthan
The Spanish Talgo train completed its final trail between Delhi and Mumbai in less than 12 hours at a maximum speed of 150 kmph
A task force headed by NITI Aayog Vice president Arvind Panagariya to prepare a road map for elimination of poverty has submitted its report to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and suggested setting up of a committee to identify people below the poverty line (BPL)
China, Russia to hold joint exercises in South China Sea by Jane ‘Joint Sea-2016
Vodafone and BSNL have inked a countrywide 2G intra circle roaming agreement to provide better telecom services to their respective customers
CBEC to be renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Tax (CBIT) under GST regime
Mobile payments and e- commerce platform Paytm has announced the roll out of Aadhar – based e-Know Your Customer, a move that will help enable a real – time and paperless customer verification process
Angeligue Kreber won women’s US Open 2016 by defeating Karolina Pliskova. Kreber is new women’s number one tennis player
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok registered her first top – 10 finishes as professional on the Ladies European Tour at the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters
Indian Railways won Murugappa hockey gold cup
Army Green lift football Durand Cup
Philippine director Lav Diaz’s ‘Ang Babaeng Humayo’ (The woman who left) won the golden lion for best film at the 73rd Venice film festival
Putlizer prize – winning journalists, composers, authors and playwrights gathered at Harvard University to celebrate Putlizer centennial celebration
Eastern gorilla has been declared as critically endangered species by the international union for conservation of nature
Nico rosberg wins Italian grand prix
Gumthala garhu became first WiFi hotspot village of haryana
Sakshi Malik is appointed as wrestling director of Rohtak University
Nalinidhar bhatacharya assamese sahitya academy winner passed away
Beijing Olympics 2008 gold medalist Abhinav bindra announced retirement. He won gold in 10 metre air rifle
September 5 is observed as international day of charity and its also observed as teachers day in India, its birth day of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishna, first vice president of India and second president of India
Haryana decided to develop 340 villages as horticulture villages
A newly discovered fish had been named after US president Obama
A driverless bus service began in france
The Jan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS) has received unesco confucius award for literacy. Its chairman us Abdul Wahab
Noted odia poet hrushikesh mallick will receive ‘Sarala’ award in d field of poetry
Mother Teresa became Saint Teresa
RBI opens door to Islamic finance
Odisha govt has signed lease agreement with Falcon marine exports
Defene minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence secretary Ashton Carter signed the ‘Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement’ (LEMOA). India and US will use military assets and bases
The European Union on Tuesday ordered US IT giant Apple to pay 13 billion euros in back taxes in Ireland
Wrestler Yogeshwar dutt’s Bronze medal won at London Olympics to be upgraded to silver medal as Russian silver medalist Besik Kudukhov was tested positive for a band substance
International paralympic Committee has banned Russia from 2018 Winter olympics to be held pyeongchang, South korea
Tata capital, the financial services arm of the Tata group, has signed Memorandum of understanding with confederation of Indian industry to partner with them in the small medium enterprises, finance facilitation centre initiative
The govt in consultation with the RBI decided to issue the 5th tranche is sovereign gold bonds next month
India is third largest investor in Britain after US and China
SBI MUTUAL FUNDS has appointed Anuradha Rao as it’s new managing director
Hurricane Madeline is heading towards Hawaii
Indian postal, the country’s official postal service, is set to release a special postal and numismatic cover to commemorate the canonisation of Mother Teresa
Prime minister narendra modi inaugurated ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (Sauni) project. It is ambitious project of gujarat govt to fill up 115 dams of parched Saurashtra region with excess flood water of sardar sarovar dam across the Narmada river through a network of canal and pipeline
Committee headed by retired justice S N Dhingra will look in to the probe of land deals in gurgaon which includes land deal between Robert Vadra and realty major DLF
INDIA and US have signed a framework for cyber relations in the sidelines of the second bilateral strategic and commercial dialogue in New Delhi
Amazon launches online telugu book store, its eighth dedicated Indian language on Amazon book store after hindi, kannada, marathi, Malaysia, gujarat, bengali and tamil
P V Sindhu has been appointed as honorary commandant of CRPF
Haryana and Telangana govt ratifies GST
West Bengal a assembly has passed resolution to rename the state as ‘Bangla’ in bengali and Bengal in English
Maharastra govt has unveiled the Mumbai – Nagpur super communication expressway
Madhukar gupta committee on border protecting has submitted is report tu home minister rajnath singh
Nico rosberg wins Belgian grand prix 2016
Padma sachdev was awarded with saraswati samman 2015 for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete in dogri language
Air India is the first Indian carrier to Operate in Pacific region
The union govt has decided to give 2000 crore package for displaced peoples of Pakistan occupied kashmir
A committee for poverty alleviation has been constituted by prime minister narendra modi , Committee consists of CM of MP shivraj singh chouhan, CM of maharastra devendra fadnavis, CM of jharkhand Raghubar day and BJP vice president Vinay Sahastrabhuddi
Sakshi tiwari a 9th standard girl from Mumbai got Playground from PMO India
Bharath ratna Sachin Tendulkar gifted BMW car to olympics silver medalist P V Sindhu,Olympics bronze medalist Sakshi Malik, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and badminton coach P Gopichand
ISRO launched indigenously developed scramjet or the air breathing engine, it was launched from isro’s launch station satish dhawan Space centre sriharikota
Prime minister narendra modi has told to set up a task force to prepare the action plan for next three olympics
The first driverless taxi went into service on Thursday In a limited public trail on streets of Singapore.
A nu Tommy is the name of self driving taxi
Proxima centauri is the sun’s closest star
Srilanka’s cricketer Tilakaratne dilshan has announced retirement from one day international cricket
RBI retained the “too big to fail” tag for SBI and ICICI Bank
Unified payment interface a payment application by which a recipient can initiate the payment request from smart phone has been made operational
India is deploying Brahmos cruise missile in the eastern sector. It is jointly developed by India and Russia. It has a range of 290 Km
The centre has banned the depiction of cruelty or violence towards animals in any form on television, cable and other broadcasting network
The worlds largest aircraft the airlander has suffered damage
Govt launches sugamya pustakalaya app for persons with print disabilities.
IIT Council clears project vishwajeet. The project aims to assist 7 IITs : Mumbai, Delhi, kharagpur, kanpur, Madras, roorkee and Guwahati to break in to top 100 universities in d world by 2018 and top 50 by 2020
Monsanto withdraws genetically modified cotton seeds from I Indian Market
“kisan suvidha” a app for farmers is launched by punjab CM
Rio olympics bronze medal winner Sakshi malik has been made brand ambassador for “beti bachaoo beti padao” campaign
Income declaration scheme extended to September 2017
The international court of justice situated in the Hague declared that China had no historic rights over the south China Sea n its claims were in violation of United nations convention on the law of sea
Tathagata roy is governor of Assam
India and Bangladesh have signed a deal for the construction of 1320MW coal run power plant
Supreme govt has restored the Congress government in arunachal pradesh
Railways launched time tabled auto express between gurgaon and bangalore..
Anirban lahiri and chawrasia Indian golfers have qualified for rio Olympics
Operation sankat mochan is related to vacating 600 stranded Indian in war torn South Sudan
‘Ring side with Vijender ‘ is book on boxer Vijender Singh written by Rudraneil sengupta
Jitna aata , utni roti is coined by urban development minister venkaiah naidu
Nine new cities are added to smart cities plan by central govt, Which boosts smart cities to 109, Bangalore, Srinagar,jammu,gangtok,itanagar,amaravati,thiruvanantapuram,patna,meerut, Are newly added cities
Light combat aircraft tejas was inducted in Indian air force
Juno space craft is from NASA to explore Jupiter
Marathi literature and folk scholar R C Dhingre dies at 86
Shashi Kant sharma is CAG( comptroller and auditor general) of India
P( participatory ) notes is issued by sebi
China launched 2nd Shinjian-16 satellite
NIRVAN portal is launches by railway minister suresh prabhu, it deals with redressal of services related to grievances of serving and former railway employees
‘PRASHIKSHAK’ a portal for teachers is launched by HRD minister smrithi irani
State back of Saurastra was merged with SBI in 2008
State bank of Indore was merged with SBI in 2010.
Bharathiya mahila bank will also be merged with SBI.
Pakistan is the first country to establish bank separately for women and India is third.
WHO declared India as polio free nation in march 2014
Polio is caused by Virus and WHO is located in Geneva.
WHO announced coffee is not carcinogenic..
“Rajasva Gyan Sangam” a two day programme was inaugurated by Narendra Modi. It’s related to tax: in his address he gave five point charter RAPID: Revenue Accountability, Probity, Information and Digitisation.
Karimnagar replaces Hyderabad in smart city plan.
West Bengal and Chattisgarh have highest proportions among the people who reported to be smokers and alcohol drinkers respectively
Barak Obama and Dalai lama-tibetian spiritual leader, met at the white house in USA
Ministry of external affairs cancelled foreign contribution regulation act (FCRA) registration of Sabrang trust. The NGO run by social activist Teesta Setalvad.
President Pranab Mukherjee visited Namibia and discussed about uranium supply from Namibia..
Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth, Mohana Singh are first Indian women fighter pilots