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October 2014 Current Affairs

World Economic Forum released Global Gender Gap Report 2014

Oct 30, 2014
World Economic Forum (WEF) on 28 October 2014 released the Global Gender Gap Report 2014.

Taiwan banned officials from studying in China

Oct 30, 2014
Taiwan banned its government officials from higher studies in mainland China for national security reasons.

Vice President of Zambia Guy Scott appointed as Acting President

Oct 30, 2014
Vice President of Zambia Guy Scott was appointed as acting President by the Zambia government.

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry joined hands with Hannover Milano Fairs India

Oct 30, 2014
PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 28 October 2014 joined hands with Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd.

ECI elected as Chair of General Assembly of AAEA for the next two years

Oct 30, 2014
The General Assembly of Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) on 29 October 2014 elected Election Commission of India (ECI) as Chair of the organisation for the next two years.

Union Government submitted a list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad to SC

Oct 30, 2014
Union Government submitted a list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad in a sealed cover.

SunEdison signed MoU with Rajasthan Government to set up 5000MW solar projects

Oct 30, 2014
SunEdison Inc. on 28 October 2014 signed a MoU with the Rajasthan Government to establish 5000 MW capacity of solar power in Rajasthan.

President of Zambia Michael Sata died

Oct 30, 2014
President of Zambia Michael Sata was died in London.

India-Saudi Arabia agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon sector

Oct 30, 2014
India-Saudi agreed to cooperate in areas of strategic reserves, petrochemical conservation, refineries and energy efficiency programmes.

Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana

Oct 30, 2014
Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs on 28 October 2014 launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) for welfare of Tribal people.

Malala won 2014 World’s Children prize

Oct 30, 2014
Malala Yousafzai, Indira Ranamagar and John Wood won the 2014 World’s Children Prize on 29 October 2014 at a ceremony in Mariestad near Stockholm.

Kamarajar Port to set up free trade and warehousing zone

Oct 30, 2014
The Kamarajar Port Ltd (KPL) on 28 October 2014 announced to set up a Free Trade and Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) on 100 acres, adjacent to its premises.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died

Oct 30, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell died on 29 October 2014 in Vermont after battling leukaemia.

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced TB-Mission 2020

Oct 30, 2014
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 28 October 2014 announced TB-Mission 2020 to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) from India.

The Festival of India inaugurated in Japan

Oct 30, 2014
The Festival of India, year-long festival was inaugurated in Tokyo, Japan.

51 countries signed pact in tax evasion crackdown

Oct 30, 2014
51 countries signed agreement to automatically swap tax information beginning in 2017 to crackdown on tax evasion.

Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh inducted into Don Bradman Hall of Fame

Oct 30, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh entered Bradman Hall of Fame at a gala dinner held at the historic Sydney Cricket Ground.

Richest man of Japan Masayoshi Son announced his biggest ever investment in India

Oct 29, 2014
Masayoshi son was recently in news because he announced the biggest ever investment in the India.

HBR named Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as best-performing CEO in the world

Oct 29, 2014
Harvard Business Review (HBR), in the issue of November 2014, named CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos as best-performing CEO in the world.

UNICEF released a report on child poverty titled Children of the Recession

Oct 29, 2014
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released a report titled Children of the Recession: The impact of the economic crisis on child well-being in rich countries.

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