Current Affairs 16 Oct 2017
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World Food Day – 16 October 2017
- On the founding day of Food and Agriculture Organization in 1945, The World Food day observed every year on 16 October 2017.
Schedule caste advisory council made in West Bengal
- To observe the development and growth of Schedules Caste population in state, The West Bengal has planned to make a Scheduled Caste advisory Council.
- It will be the 1st council in India.
Direct Tax Collections rise by 15.8% in first half
- In the First half of current Financial Year, the growth of The Direct Tax Collection is 15.8% according to Finance Ministry.
- It is the 39.4 % of the total budget estimated of Direct Taxes for the fiscal year 2017-2018
Gurdaspur LokSabha Bypoll – Congress wins
- In the Gurdaspur Loksabha Bypoll Congress’s candidate Sunil Jakhad wins with heavy margin of approx 2 lacks. He succeeded Bjp’s Candidate Sawarn Salaria.
Congress got the notice by Chandigarh Police on fireworks
- After the ban on Crackers by Supreme Court, Political Party Congress got the notice on fireworks made by the party workers after the victory in Gurdaspur bypoll.
10th Men’s Aisa Cup Hockey Tournament – India wins
- India wins in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey Tournament held in Dhaka Bangladesh by 3-1. India bets Pakistan in the tournament.
- The winner qualified for 2018 world cup in India.
Roger Federer wins the title of Shanghai Masters
- Roger Federer wins the Shanghai Masters title and defeat Rafael Nadal, Spanish professional tennis player.
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