Current affairs today October 26 2017 presenting all updates. Aim of our current affairs section is to help you to get high marks in competitive exams you are going to attempt.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister laid foundation stone of 245 acres aerospace park at Kanchipuram
Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edapaddi K Palanswami on 25/10/2017 laid the foundation stone of 245 acres aerospace park at Kanchipuram district. The aerospace park is to be set up at a cost of approximately Rs. 198 crore by the State Government.
Singapore passport is the world’s most powerful, India ranks 75th
In latest Passport Index named Global Passport Power Rank 2017, India was ranked at 75th place while Singapore got top place. This is for the first that the most powerful passport ranking has been toped by an Asian country.
The ranking was released by Arton Capital. Singapore is followed by Germany at second place and Sweden and South Korea at third place. It is Singapore’s inclusive diplomatic relations and effective foreign policy that has helped the country to gain the top position for the first time in the latest Passport Index……..More Details
Indian Origin Couple Bags Top US Award for HIV/AIDS Research
Indian origin couple Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim were honoured with US Award for HIV/AIDS Research by the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) in Baltimore, US for their valuable contribution for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Both have also been doing special research for searching innovative ways that could help prevention of HIV among women.
Salim is a professor of Global Health in the Department of Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University…….More Details
Chief Minister of Rajasthan launches Rajiv Mehrishi’s India 2017 Yearbook
An e-book named as ‘India 2017 Yearbook’ was lauched by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. The book has been compiled by Rajiv Mehrishi (Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) and former Union home secretary).
India 2017 Yearbook is simple but high informative for all kinds of people such as bureaucrats, corporate, business or journalists. The content of the book is all about important dignitaries, state policy, public schemes and important data about demographics, trade, economy and many other topics…….Read Full Story Below
Virat Kohli Surpassed Lionel Messi in Forbes list by $1 million
Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has been creating new records and now Kohli surpassed Lionel Messi in terms of earning as per the latest list of most valuable sportspersons released by Forbes on Wednesday. In the list Virat Kohli was placed at seventh(7) place ahead of football icon Lionel Messi who is at 9th place. Kohli is ahead of Messi by a margin og $1 million and golf superstar Rory McIlory by 0.9 million. Kohli is the only cricketer to get a place in top 10.