Current Affairs 13 October 2015 updates

Current Affairs 13 October 2015

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current affairs 13 october 2015

2015 Annual meetings of World Bank Group and IMF held in Peru

The meetings saw the attendance of central bankers, finance ministers and development and private senior executives and academics from the member countries of both the World Bank Group and the IMF.

 

Microeconomist Angus Deaton won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economics

The key to his work is measuring how public behaviour changes if, say, the government raises the VAT rate on food.

Punjab National Bank won Beighton Cup of Hockey

PNB goalkeeper Jasbir Singh was awarded with the Best Player award, whereas, the Fairplay Trophy was given to Army XI.

 

5th Meeting of the India-Maldives Joint Commission held in Maldives

During the meeting, both the countries agreed to deepen the bilateral cooperation under India’s Neighbours First and Maldives’ India First policies.

 

Former British Finance Minister Geoffrey Howe died

He was Margaret Thatcher’s longest-serving Cabinet minister who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1979 to 1983 and administered Britain’s recovery from recession in the 1980s.

 

NASA released Plan outlining Next Steps in the Journey to Mars with an aim to establish colonies by 2030s

The plan under which, Humans will be living and working on Mars in colonies entirely independent of Earth by the 2030s, will act as stepping stones to Mars.

 

High-risk area boundary of maritime piracy shifted

High-risk area boundary of maritime piracy shifted from India’s western coastline 78 degree East to 65 degree East longitude.

 

Jioji Konrote became President of Fiji

Jioji Konrote became President of Fiji on 11th October 2015. He also known as ‘George Konrote’. Prime Minister of Fiji is Frank Bainimarama. Capital and Currency of Fiji is Suva and Dollar respectively.

 

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won China Open Women’s Doubles title of Tennis

Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis won China Open Women’s Doubles title of Tennis on 09th October 2015. It is 8th title won by the pair. The list is: Indian Wells Open, Miami Open, Charleston Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Guangzhou Open, Wuhan Open and China Open.

 

India signed an agreement with Ecuador

India signed an agreement with India-Ecuador to establish Ecuador Joint Economic and Trade Committee on 08th October 2015.

 

Operation Valsalya launched by Kerala

Operation Valsalya launched by the State Government of Kerala to find out the missing children as announced on 09th October 2015. It is important to noting that about 69 children have been kidnapped or abducted in the State till June 2015 while 116 in 2014.

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