Daily GK Update 25th October 2016, Important Current Affairs

Daily GK Update 25th October 2016, Important Current Affairs
1. The Election Commission of India (ECI) has amended the Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 to facilitate the e-transfer of postal ballot.

2. According to the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin level of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the atmosphere has reached a record high.

3. The Indian Space Research Organsiation (ISRO)  has started a series of ground and aerial tests linked to the critical Moon landing of Chandrayaan-2. These tests were started as ISRO’s new site at Challakere in Chitradurga district, 400 km from Bengaluru. This site has simulated craters.

4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Urja Ganga, the highly ambitious gas pipeline project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

5. The Union Government will provide higher a subsidy to airlines that operate flights between two regional airports under the Regional Connectivity Scheme.

6. The global development lenders like the World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ABD) must provide help countries including India to shift away from coal for energy purpose.

7. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reportedly informed the Supreme court that 57 individuals account owing a whopping Rs 85,000 crore of bank loan default.

8. Jaitley launches SMS Alert for salaried tax payers on TDS deductions.


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