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16 & 17 October 2017 – Current Affairs

 

16th October celebrated as World Food Day

1.The Food & Agricultural Organization celebrates 16th October as World Food Day every year to mark the formation of the organization in 1945.


2.The theme for this year is “Change the future of migration.Invest in food security and rural development.This day helps promote awareness to those who suffer from hunger all over the world.


Pranab Mukherjee’s autobiography: The Coalition years released

1.The third part of former President Pranab Mukherjee has been released titled “The Coalition Years 1996-2012”.He has mentioned casually that he thought he could have been Congress’ choice for Prime Minister.


2. The first two were titled- The dramatic decade and the Turbulent years.

Varun Dhawan is the youngest Indian actor to get a place in Madame Tussauds

1.Varun Dhawan has become the youngest Indian actor to get his statue in Madame Tussauds.He has made a place at Tussauds museum, Hong Kong.

2.He made his debut in 2012 with Student of the year and has since then been giving hits Bdainath ki Dulhaniya , Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya and recently Judwaa 2.


A bilingual Android App launched by Union Bank

1. Union Sahyog, a bilingual app with both Hindi and English as interface has been launched by Union bank to help its customers

2.It includes services like-Branch locator, Miss call/SMS service, Internet banking, Digital banking info, RTI, Online complaints, etc.

 

Yes bank joins hands with Abu Dhabi Global Market(ADGM) to promote cross-border exchange

1.Yes bank joins hands with Abu Dhabi Global Market(ADGM) to promote cross-border exchange

2. This partnership will let fintech to apply in Yes Fintech programmes in the regulatory laboratory of ADGM.

17th October is the International day for eradication of Poverty

1. 17th October celebrated as International day for removal. Of Poverty

2.This year’s theme is “Answering the call of 17 October to end poverty: A path towards peaceful and inclusive societies.”




 

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