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#1 Dark Feel, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neoliberal India book released

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Dark Feel, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neoliberal India book released

The book titled Dark Feel, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neoliberal India, written by Sarunas Paunksnis, was released on 18 October 2019. Oxford University Press published the book. The book portrays the emergence of Hindi cinema in the early 21st century. The author locates new cinematic devel

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#2 AYUSH, MoD to sign MoU to provide traditional medicine services

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AYUSH, MoD to sign MoU to provide traditional medicine services

The Ministry of AYUSH  signed an MoU with the Ministry of Defence to provide traditional medicine services at the hospitals and dispensaries of the armed forces. Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik inaugurated an Ayurveda Palliative Care Unit at the Base Hospital in the Delhi Cantonment on 21

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#3 The 18th NAM Summit to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan

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The 18th NAM Summit to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan

The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit has been scheduled to be held between 25 October and 26 October 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The 18th NAM summit 2019 will be preceded by Ministerial meetings and senior official meetings.The 18th Summit Conference of the NAM will be hosted by H.E. Mr Ilham Aliyev,

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#4 Dhyanchand award recipient Wrestler Dadu Chougule passed away

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Dhyanchand award recipient Wrestler Dadu Chougule passed away

Dadu Chougule, wrestler and recipient of Major Dhyanchand award, passed away. In 1973, Chougule had won the titles ‘Rustum-e-Hind’ and ‘Mahan Bharat Kesari’ in national-level tournaments.In the 1974 Commonwealth Games, he won the silver medal. He won the ‘Maharashtra Kesari’ title twice

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#5 Siachen base camp to Kumar Post opened for tourism purposes

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Siachen base camp to Kumar Post opened for tourism purposes

Government of India has decided to open the entire area from Siachen base camp to Kumar Post for tourism purposes. The step has been taken to boost tourism in Ladakh. It will also give people a window to appreciate the tough work done by Army jawans and engineers in extreme weather and inhospitable

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#6 Union Culture Minister launches E-Portal, YouTube Channel of CCRT

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Union Culture Minister launches E-Portal, YouTube Channel of CCRT

Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (IC), Prahlad Singh Patel launched the E-Portal of Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) ‘Digital Bharat Digital Sanskriti’ and CCRT YouTube Channel in New Delhi. For this initiative, CCRT has tied up with Routes 2 Roots, an NGO, for conn

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#7 Riya Bhatia wins ITF title in Nigeria

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Riya Bhatia wins ITF title in Nigeria

Riya Bhati has won the ITF women’s tennis tournament in Lagos, Nigeria. She defeated Slovenian player Nastja Kolar of Slovenia 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in the summit clash of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament.This was the 3rd singles title in the professional circuit for Riya, who had won her last

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#8 Rohit Sharma set a record of highest average in Test cricket

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Rohit Sharma set a record of highest average in Test cricket

Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma smashed the former Australia cricketer Don Bradman’s record of highest average in Test cricket on home soil. He set the record on day two of the third Test match against South Africa. He broke the 71-year-old record that was previously held by Bradman by scoring an av

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#9 Raunak Sadhwani became 6th Grand Master of India

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 Raunak Sadhwani became 6th Grand Master of India

Raunak Sadhwani became India’s Grand master after continuing his spectacular unbeaten run in the FIDE Chess.com Grand Prix following a sixth successive draw.Raunak Sadhwani (13) has become India’s 65th Grand Master. He crossed the required mark for achieving this feat and earned a rating of 2500

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#10 Jennifer Aniston to receive People’s Icon Award 2019

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Jennifer Aniston to receive People’s Icon Award 2019

Jennifer Aniston to receive People’s Icon Award 2019 at the 2019 People’s Choice Awards. The actress would be the 2nd-ever recipient of the title. 50-year-old Aniston has played the most iconic, unforgettable characters and has conquered comedy and drama on both the small and big screen. She is

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#11 “Gully Boy” & “Delhi Crime” wins at Asian Academy Creative Awards

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“Gully Boy” & “Delhi Crime” wins at Asian Academy Creative Awards

“Gully Boy” & “Delhi Crime” have won awards at the Asian Academy Creative Awards. Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt-starrer “Gully Boy” won the best film from India award in the regional finals at the Asian Academy Creative Awards ceremony. Netflix series “Delhi Crime” has won in a numbe

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#12 World’s oldest known natural pearl discovered on Abu Dhabi Island

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World’s oldest known natural pearl discovered on Abu Dhabi Island

World’s oldest known natural pearl discovered on Abu Dhabi Island. The oldest known natural pearl in the world has been discovered by Abu Dhabi archaeologists working at a Neolithic site on Marawah Island, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi.Dubbed the ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’, it was found in layers tha

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#13 Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying released the 20th Livestock Census -2019

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Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying released the 20th Livestock Census -2019

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying released the 20th Livestock Census -2019. showed that showed that the livestock population increased by 4.6 per cent, from 512.06 million in 2012 to over 535 million in 2019Total Bovine population (Cattle, Buffalo, Mithun and Yak) is 302.79 Million in

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#14 Kuhoo Garg-Dhruv Rawat pair wins Egypt International mixed doubles title

21-October-2019
Kuhoo Garg-Dhruv Rawat pair wins Egypt International mixed doubles title

Kuhoo Garg and Dhruv Rawat win the badminton mixed doubles title at the Egypt International 2019 in Cairo,  Egypt. The unseeded Garg and Rawat held their nerves for a tight 21-16, 22-20 victory over the third seeds Utkarsh Arora and Karishma Wadkar in an all-Indian final.Garg and Rawat showed excel

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#15 Sultan of Johor Cup 2019

21-October-2019
Sultan of Johor Cup 2019

Great Britain defeated India in the finals by 2-1 in the 9th edition of the Sultan of Johor Cup 2019, an international men’s under-21 field hockey tournament, was held at Johor Bahru, Malaysia. It was their 3rd title.In their road to final, Great Britain had scored just 8 goals in comparison to In

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#16 SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar elected as the new chairman of IBA

21-October-2019
 SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar elected as the new chairman of IBA

SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as the new chairman of Indian Banks’ Association. He will succeed Sunil Mehta, who was the MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank. The MD & CEO of IDBI Bank Rakesh Sharma will be honorary secretary of IBA for 2019-20.Rahnish Kumar joined SBI as a Probationar

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#17 Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu inaugurated in Ladakh

21-October-2019
Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu inaugurated in Ladakh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu (Bridge) which has been constructed at an altitude of 14,650 feet in the forward area of Ladakh region. It is named in honour of Colonel Chewang Rinchen who was one of the highly decorated officers in Indian Army from Ladakh. He wa

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#18 India Post launches mobile banking facility for savings accounts

21-October-2019
India Post launches mobile banking facility for savings accounts

The Department of Post announced that it has launched mobile banking for its savings account customers. The facility will be available all the post office savings account holders of the CBS (core banking solutions) post offices. The launch of the mobile banking facility comes almost a year after the

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#19 PM Modi releases book titled ‘Bridgital Nation’

21-October-2019
PM Modi releases book titled ‘Bridgital Nation’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a book titled ‘Bridgital Nation’ in New Delhi. The book has been authored by N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons and Roopa Purushothaman Eminent industrialist. He presented books’ first copy to eminent industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata. The bo

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#20 New Book title “India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development” set to release

21-October-2019
New Book title “India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development” set to release

A new book titled “India in a Warming World: Integrating Climate Change and Development” is set to release on November 2019. This book is featuring a collection of articles by climate experts including Sunita Narain, Anil Agarwal, Dr Friederike Otto & Shibani Ghosh, edited by Navroz K Dubash. It

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#21 World Statistics Day celebrated

21-October-2019
World Statistics Day celebrated

The World Statistics Day was celebrated for the first time in 2010. It was declared by the United Nations Statistical Commission. It is celebrated once in 5 years. India celebrates Statistics Day on 29th June, on the birthday of the legend statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.The next World Sta

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#22 Italy set to introduce web tax on digital giants from 2020

21-October-2019
Italy set to introduce web tax on digital giants from 2020

Italy approved a new tax on digital companies, including U.S. tech giants, as part of its 2020 draft budget on October 16. The levy, due to be introduced from next year, will oblige companies such as Facebook, Google and Amazon, to pay a 3% levy on internet transactions, according to a text of the d

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#23 NASA Astronauts complete All-Woman Spacewalk

21-October-2019
NASA Astronauts complete All-Woman Spacewalk

Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have made history by completing the first-ever all-female spacewalk. They spent 7 hours outside the International Space Station (ISS) replacing a failed power control unit. Ms Koch had already carried out four spacewalks but it was the first such missi

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#24 Sri Lanka has removed from FATF’s Grey List

21-October-2019
Sri Lanka has removed from FATF’s Grey List

Sri Lanka has been removed from the “Grey List” of the international terror financing watchdog FATF. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), whose five-day plenary concluded in Paris, France stated that Sri Lanka made significant progress in addressing the strategic AML/CFT deficiencies identifi

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#25 NH No. 703AA in Punjab named as Guru Nanak Dev Ji Marg

21-October-2019
NH No. 703AA in Punjab named as Guru Nanak Dev Ji Marg

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced the naming of new National Highway No. 703AA as “Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Marg.” The road starting from Kapurthala connecting Goindwal Sahib and terminating near Taran Taran in Punjab. The naming would be effective from next m

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#26 Trump to host G7 summit at his Miami golf resort next year

21-October-2019
Trump to host G7 summit at his Miami golf resort next year

US President Donald Trump will host the Group of Seven (G7) summit in June next year at his golf resort in Florida, the White House confirmed. The G7 summit rotates among sites chosen by the seven-member countries, as well as by the European Union. The last time it took place in the United States,

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#27 India, Philippines signed 4 MoUs to strengthen bilateral ties

21-October-2019
India, Philippines signed 4 MoUs to strengthen bilateral ties

 Indian President Ram Nath Kovind is on a five days visit to the Philippines. President Kovind held talks with his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte.  India and the Philippines signed 4 MoUs during President Kovind's visit.The agreements include the sharing of white shipping information betwe

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#28 Lagarde is appointed as the ECB Chief

21-October-2019
 Lagarde is appointed as the ECB Chief

Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde is appointed as the head of the European Central Bank (ECB). She was nominated to become the president of the European Central Bank by the European Union Council.Christine Lagarde stepped down two years before the end of her second five-year term at IMF. The 63-yea

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#29 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave 2019 held in New Delhi

21-October-2019
11th Nuclear Energy Conclave 2019 held in New Delhi

India Energy Forum organized 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave (NEC) in New Delhi. NEC-2019 was focused on economical importance of Nuclear Energy and its theme was - Economics of Nuclear Power- Innovation towards Safer & Cost-Effective Technologies.Minister of State for Atomic Energy, Dr. Jitender Singh

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#30 Former leader of opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar has been appointed as the deputy chief minister of Goa

18-October-2019
 Former leader of opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar has been appointed as the deputy chief minister of Goa

Former leader of opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar has been appointed as the deputy chief minister of Goa. He sworn in as DCM on 15 July. He is among the four legislators inducted into the Goa cabinet.The appointment came days after 10 Congress MLAs in Goa joined the BJP. Mr.Sawant reshuffled the Goa

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#31 Kalraj Mishra appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor

18-October-2019
Kalraj Mishra appointed Himachal Pradesh Governor

 Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra was appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh replacing Acharya Devvrat, who has been transferred and appointed as the Governor of Gujarat. the appointments of Mishra and Devvrat will come into effect from the dates they assume charge of their respective offices

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#32 SP leader Neeraj Shekhar resigns as Rajya Sabha member

18-October-2019
SP leader Neeraj Shekhar resigns as Rajya Sabha member

Samajwadi Party leader Neeraj Shekhar on Monday resigned as member of the Rajya Sabha and his resignation was accepted by Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. Shekhar, the son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, met Naidu and told him he is resigning voluntarily and not under any compulsionHe had been a

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#33 India is to host the ISSF Combined World Cup from March 15-26, 2020

18-October-2019
 India is to host the ISSF Combined World Cup from March 15-26, 2020

India is to host the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup from March 15-26, 2020. The events will be held in New Delhi, India. ISSF finalised and approved the final dates of the events.The ISSF Combined World Cup includes events in rifle, pistol and shotgun. In 2020’s

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#34 Coca cola appoints Sarvita Sethi in M&A role

18-October-2019
Coca cola appoints Sarvita Sethi in M&A role

Global beverages major Coco-Cola announced top-level changes in its India and southwest Asia unit. Sarvita Sethi is appointed as Vice president. M&A and New Ventures and Harsh Bhutani as Vice-president finance(CFO).Sarvita Sethi become the first woman to head the company’s finances for the region,

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#35 Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup

18-October-2019
Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup

Vijayveer Sidhutook his third gold medal of the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. He combined with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh to clinch the men's 25m pistol event. For Adarsh, it was his second gold of the competition.India maintained its top spot at the medal standings af

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#36 HDFC Bank, CSC launch credit card for village entrepreneurs and small traders

18-October-2019
HDFC Bank, CSC launch credit card for village entrepreneurs and small traders

HDFC Bank and Common Services Centres (CSCs) launched a co-branded ‘Small Business Money-Back Credit Card’ For small traders and village-level entrepreneurs (VLEs). The credit card is designed for VLEs and VLE-sourced customers.The users give easy access to credit for their day-to-day business e

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#37 India ranked 82 in the 2019 World Giving Index

18-October-2019
India ranked 82 in the 2019 World Giving Index

India ranked 82 spots among the 128 countries surveyed in the World Giving Index (WGI). The average figures for India over the past decade show that 34 per cent people helped a stranger, 24 per cent donated money and 19 per cent volunteered or donated their time. According to the WGI, the USA stood

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#38 First-ever Himalayan States Conclave to be hosted by Uttarakhand on July 28, 2019

18-October-2019
First-ever Himalayan States Conclave to be hosted by Uttarakhand on July 28, 2019

First-ever Himalayan States Conclave hosted by Uttarakhand on July 28, 2019.The main focus on sustainable development of the Indian Himalayan Region.It will be held at Mussoorie.The event will discuss the common issues pertaining to states located in the Himalayan Region The main reasons are environ

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#39 CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India

18-October-2019
CBIC launched programme to attract Investments into India

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has launched a revamped programme to attract investments into India.Under the revamped scheme, the government has streamlined the existing provisions for manufacturing goods in a custom bonded warehouse under the bond scheme, of Customs Act, 1962.No

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#40 Leonel Messi won 6th Golden Shoe award

18-October-2019
Leonel Messi won 6th Golden Shoe award

Barcelona FC captain Leonel Messi won the Golden Shoe for the 2018/19 season, for being the top scorer in the European leagues with 36 goals (in 34 games). This is his sixth Golden Shoe.Messi has won the trophy for a 3rd straight year (or consecutively) after scoring 36 goals. His goals are only thr

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#41 The Lok Sabha passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019

18-October-2019
The Lok Sabha passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019

The Lok Sabha  passed the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Bill aimed at establishing a Central University and Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh on July 12.The  government has allotted Rs.450 crore for the central university and Rs.420 crore for the central tribal university for

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#42 The World Food Day (WFD) held annually on 16th October

17-October-2019
The World Food Day (WFD) held annually on 16th October

The World Food Day (WFD) is held annually on 16th October by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), UN (United Nations). It is celebrated to commemorate the creation of FAO. The day is marked by more than 150 countries all over the world. FAO organizes various events worldwide to create awaren

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#43 J.P.S. Chawla appointed as new Controller General of Accounts

17-October-2019
J.P.S. Chawla appointed as new Controller General of Accounts

Government of India has appointed J. P. S. Chawla, (1985-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer) as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure. He will replace Girraj Prasad Gupta.Prior to assuming the charge of CGA, Chawla served as Prin

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#44 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction announced

17-October-2019
2019 Booker Prize for Fiction announced

The 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction was announced on 14 October 2019. The Man Booker longlist of 13 books was announced on 23 July, and was narrowed down to a shortlist of six on 3 September. The Prize was awarded jointly to Margaret Atwood for The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo for Girl, Woman, O

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#45 Global Hunger Index 2019

17-October-2019
Global Hunger Index 2019

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is jointly published by Concern worldwide and Welthungerhilfe. The score if the index is calculated by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). It measures and tracks hunger at regional, national and global levels.The 2019 Global Hunger Index measures h

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#46 World Students’ Day is celebrated on October 15

17-October-2019
World Students’ Day is celebrated  on October 15

World Students’ Day is celebrated every year on October 15 on former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s birthday. The day is commemorated on his birth anniversary because of Dr Kalam was a dedicated teacher and identified himself foremost in that role before anything else.Due to the former President’

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#47 Kais Saied elected as new President of Tunisia

17-October-2019
Kais Saied elected as new President of Tunisia

Kais Saied is elected as the new President of Tunisia after a landslide victory in recently concluded Presidential runoff. The Independent law professor Kais Saied won against his rival, Nabil Karoui. He won Tunisia’s presidential election with 72.71% of votes.The 61 year old Saied is an independe

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#48 Typhoon Hagibis

17-October-2019
Typhoon Hagibis

Torrential rain and tornado-like winds lashed large parts of Japan, as the country was hit by Typhoon Hagibis. The typhoon is being touted as the strongest storm the country faced in past 60 years since Kanogawa Typhoon (1958).More than 7 million people were urged to leave their homes amid severe fl

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#49 National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19

17-October-2019
National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19

Noted director and producer Priyadarshan, was conferred the Madhya Pradesh government’s National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19 at a function held in Khandwa, the birthplace of the legendary singer- actor, Kishore Kumar.Priyadarshan has made several blockbuster Malayalam and Hindi films. He was

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#50 International Poverty Eradication Day is observed on 17 October

17-October-2019
International Poverty Eradication Day is observed on 17 October

International Poverty Eradication Day is observed across the world on 17 October every year. The main objective of this day is to raise awareness about the efforts being made to eradicate poverty in the world community.This day emphasizes the effort to bring people out of poverty through an active p

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