Daily GK Update 15th October 2016, Important Current Affairs

Daily GK Update 15th October 2016, Important Current Affairs
1. October 15th, Dr. Abdul Kalam's birthday is observed as World Student Day by United Nations Organization annually.

2. In Uttar Pradesh, the Safe Motherhood Week is being observed from 14 October to 21 October 2016.

3. The International Day of Rural Women is observed across the world on 15 October.

4. India on 14 October 2016 announced its decision to eliminate the HCF-23 gas.

5. The Mizoram government and the Mizoram Journalists' Association declared Lalbiakthanga Pachuau as the "oldest working journalist in the country".

6. Valvoline Cummins India has signed up India Test captain Virat Kohli as its ambassador.

7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14 October 2016 inaugurated 'Shaurya Smarak', the war memorial in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

8. Senior IAS officer Ajay Kumar Bhalla was on 14 October 2016 appointed as the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT).

9. Bangladesh and China on 14 October 2016 signed 26 agreements in the key areas of power, road and railway connectivity.

10. Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad, an Indian scientist with the Department of Packaging, has been awarded the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award for his research work on "development of novel oxygen absorbing package in the field of active packaging for oxygen sensitive food products".  


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