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Economy Current Affairs

Union Cabinet today approved a pact between which bank and BRICS-promoted New Development Bank, along with other development financial institutions of member nations, with an aim to strengthen trade and economic ties : Export-Import Bank of India

Current affairs on 14 October 2016

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and which country on cooperation in the field of water management. Thus, for the first time India is entering into a MoU with this country in water sector : Hungary

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of a MoU on General Cooperation with NDB through the BRICS which mechanism by Government at the level of Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs/ Export Import Bank of India : Interbank Cooperation Mechanism

State-owned Indian Oil plans to lay India's longest gas pipeline from Gujarat coast to which city in eastern Uttar Pradesh, to meet the growing demands of cooking gas in the country. The 1,987-kilometre pipeline via Kanpur, Varanasi and Lucknow will carry 3.75 million tons of LPG per annum : Gorakhpur

Finance Current Affairs

Which Indian bank has become the first Indian lender to complete a banking transaction using Blockchain technology. This remittance transaction has been completed in partnership with Emirates NBD, a lender from the West Asia : ICICI Bank

Which State-run has renewed its corporate agency tie-up with United India Insurance Company. Thus now Customers can buy the entire gamut of UIIC products at any of the 1,896 branches of the bank across the country : Bank of Maharashtra

General Current Affairs

IHGF-DELHI FAIR AUTUMN 2016 is being held at India Expo Centre & Mart, in which city in Indian, from 14 – 18 October, 2016 : NCR Delhi

Which American music legend at the age of 75 on 13 October 2016 won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers. He was bestowed with the precious award for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition : Bob Dylan

India donated Rs. 9.3 million to the which foundation to help it in its welfare work for the people of South Africa. This Foundation was established in 1999 after the then President Nelson Mandela stepped down as the President of South Africa : Nelson Mandela Foundation

For the first time in India, 32 seater amphibious bus was launched in Goa on the auspicious day of Dusshera by Goa Tourism. The new bus will offer tourists in Goa a ride down the River Mandovi and is set to begin full operations from November 2016.. What is the name of the bus : ‘Goa Duck Tours’

Minister of State (with Independent charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, on 12 October 2016 launched the National Seismic Programme (NSP) on which location to carry out assessment of unappraised areas across the country for potential oil and natural gas reserves : Mahanadi basin (onshore) in Odisha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first-of-its-kind Shaurya Samarak (Spread in an area of 12.67 acre land, the 'Shaurya Smarak' is constructed at a cost of Rs 41 crore.), the war memorial for martyred soldiers in which location on 13 October 2016 that has been constructed by the state government : Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

The Union Cabinet on 13 October 2016 approved the establishment of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at which state. The institute will from a temporary campus at Old Government College of Engineering and Technology from academic year 2016-17. The project will involve a cost of nearly 62 crore rupees for initial four years from 2016 to 2020 : Jammu

International Current Affairs

United Nations has named which comic book character as its new Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls. The ceremony will also launch a campaign supporting gender equality and womens empowerment, one of UNs global goals : Wonder Woman

Which Pakistani striker  passed away in a car accident late on 12 October 2016 night in Karachi. She was considered as one of the finest strikers for Pakistan women’s football team and represented the country at the South Asian Football Federation Women Football Championship 2014 : Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch

Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away on 13 October 2016 at the age of 88. He had ruled the seven-decade reign as the world's longest ruling monarch who was seen as a unifying force in the deeply divided country. King Bhumibol is the world's longest serving monarch, having acceded to the throne when his brother died in which year : 1946

According to Global Hunger Index report, India has a “serious” hunger problem with what percent  of its citizens undernourished and 38.7% of under-five children stunted. India, which ranked 97 among 118 developing nations, fares worse than all its neighbours such as China (29), Nepal (72), Myanmar (75), Sri Lanka (84) and Bangladesh (90), except for Pakistan (107)  : 15.2%​

Which Pop star has been at the top of the dead earners list every year since he passed away in 2009, apart from in 2012 when his great friend Elizabeth Taylor was number one. The macabre annual list with a record-breaking income of USD 825 million), as in part to the sale of it's share in the Sony/ATV Music Publishing catalogue, featuring an archive of Beatles tracks. King of Pop  has earned more in the past year than any deceased star over a 12-month period, according to Forbes magazine's latest top-earning dead celebrities list : Michael Jackson

Sports Current Affairs

Which Italian football team skipper won Golden Foot award in 2016 at a ceremony in Monaco : Gianluigi Buffon

Which player on 11 October 2016 was presented with the ICC Test Championship mace for leading his team to the top of the Test Team Rankings. On behalf, of ICC the mace was presented by former India captain and ICC Cricket Hall of Famer Sunil Gavaskar following the conclusion of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Indore : Virat Kohli

Technology Current Affairs

Which organisation has developed a high-tech electroactive bandage. The bandage creates an electric charge to help promote the healing process of wounds. Electroactive material is so sensitive that a push or even a blow on it can create an electric charge :  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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