Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Current Affairs 13 October 2015

  • Worst dengue outbreaks in 20 years hits Delhi, 10,250 cases reported
  • SC applies pollution cess of rs700 and 1300 on trucks entering Delhi
  • Himani savarkar, Hindutva leader passes away
  • Noted Kashmiri writer Ghulam Nabi Khayal returns Sahitya Akademi awards
  • Rashtiya Swasth Bima Yojna being reconstructed increasing health cover from 30,000 to 1 lakh, includes 10 crore BPL people
  • Scottish economist Angus Deaton wins Nobel economics prize
  • Iran’s Parliament gives Preliminary approval for Nuclear Deal
  • Belarus President, Alexander Lukashenko wins 5th term
  • Australian parliament resumes with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new cabinet set
  • Egypt court releases 2 sons of Hosani mubarak
  • Politics
    • J&K High Court rules Article 370, granting special status to State, assumes permanent place in Constitution
    • Government notifies general conditions for grant of license for cultivation of opium poppy
    • Noted Kashmiri writer Ghulam Nabi Khayal returns Sahitya Akademi award
    • 57% voting in 1st phase of bihar polls done
    • Khurshid Mehmmod Kasuri’s book launched in Mumbai despite Shiv Sena’s protest
    • Shareholding of developing nations in World Bank, IMF should be raised says Finance Minister
    • Government extends deadline for central government employees to file details of assets & liabilities
    • Udai kumar appointed as interim MD an CEO of MSEI
    • Vodafone to launch 4G service in Mumbai by the end of this year
    • Dell acquires data storage company MC for $ 67 billion
    • Indian, Chinese armies starts 10-day joint anti-terrorism exercise
    • Bi-Annual Air Force Commanders Conference begins on 13 October
    • 3rd India-Sri Lanka joint training exercise Mitra Shakti-2015 completes
    • Indian Navy organizes awareness event in Chennai
    • Nuclear capable cruise missile, Nirbhay to be test fired on 15 October
    • Great Britain beat India by 4-3 in Sultan of Johor Cup Junior Men’s Hockey tournament
    • Germany, Poland, Albania, Romania qualify for 2016 European Championships
    • India loses first ODI against South Africa by five runs in Kanpur
    • Football legend Pele arrives in Kolkata
    • Ajay Jayaram wins Dutch Open Badminton title
    • Punjab National Bank’s hockey team wins Beighton Cup