Current Affairs 29th October 2015 Updates

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Current Affairs 29th October 2015

Freedom on the Net 2015 Report released

As per the annual report, global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as governments continue to clamp down on dissidents who are using social media platforms on the internet.

Madhya Pradesh Government declared 33 percent quota for women in government jobs

In addition, the state Cabinet also gave its nod to a proposal providing compensation to farmers wherein they have to repay 90 thousand rupees on a loan of one lakh rupees.

India, France signed MoU to conserve and publicize written heritage

The MoU was signed by Sreya Guha, Joint Secretary (Library) in the Union Ministry of Culture and Bruno Racine, President of the National Library of France.

Bidhya Devi Bhandari elected as first women President of Nepal

She received 327 votes against her opponent’s 214 in the Nepal’s Parliament.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Launched E- Sahyog and PAN Camps

Both  E- Sahyog and PAN camps initiatives of the Income Tax Department to provide easy, simple and reliable services especially in tax returns.

Ashok – Alexander Sridharan sworn in as the mayor of Bonn in Germany.

Ashok – Alexander Sridharan sworn in as the mayor of Bonn in Germany on 21 October, 2015 and he bacame the first person of Indian origin  to be elected as the mayor of a major city in the country.

Samiran Chakraborty appointed as Chief Economist for India by Citibank

On 27 October, 2015 Citibank announced that it has appointed Samiran Chakraborty as Chief Economist for India.

Third Mapping Satellite of Tianhui – 1 Series Launched by China

ON 26 October, 2015 China successfully launched the Tianhui – 1C mapping satellite into its designated orbit from Jiuquan satellite launch center in the north – western province of Gansu.

World Bank considered India as World’s Largest Remittance Recipient

According to World Bank, India is the World’s largest remittance recipient. As per the report, remittances to India are projected to increase by 2.5 percent in 2015, well above the 0.6 percent increase in 2014.

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