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October 2014 Current Affairs

Supreme Court rapped Union Government over delay in Delhi government formation

Oct 29, 2014
Supreme Court on 28 October 2014 rapped the Union Government and Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung over delay in Delhi Government formation.

Sir Schindler Nicholas Winton awarded Order of the White Lion of Czech Republic

Oct 29, 2014
Sir Nicholas Winton was honoured Czech Republic’s Order of the White Lion at the age of 105 by the President of Czech, Milos Zeman.

Japanese telecom giant Softbank announced to invest 627 million US dollar in Snapdeal

Oct 29, 2014
Japanese telecom giant Softbank on 27 October 2014 announced to invest 627 million US dollar in Snapdeal.

India with 20 other countries set up Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Oct 29, 2014
India along with 20 other countries on 23 October 2014 signed an agreement to become the founding member of the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

World Polio Day observed across the world on 24 October

Oct 29, 2014
World Polio Day observed across the world was observed to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling disease.

Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar elected VP of Asia Broadcasting Union

Oct 29, 2014
Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar on 28 October 2014 was elected Vice-President (VP) of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in Macau.

ING Vysya Bank CEO Shailendra Bhandari resigned

Oct 29, 2014
Chief Executive Officer of ING Vysya Bank Shailendra Bhandari on 28 October 2014 resigned from his post.

Google celebrated 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk

Oct 29, 2014
Google on 28 October 2014 celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr Jonas Salk with a doodle on its homepage.

Amitabh Bachchan summoned by US court for instigating violence during 1984 riots

Oct 29, 2014
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was recently in news as he was summoned by a US Federal Court in Los Angeles on 28 October 2014.

International Internet Day observed globally on 29 October

Oct 29, 2014
International Internet Day was observed globally on 29 October 2014 to mark the anniversary of the first usage of the Internet to send a message electronically in 1969.

Surya Prakash appointed as Chairman of Prasar Bharti Board

Oct 29, 2014
Surya Prakash was appointed as the Chairman of Prasar Bharti Board for a term of three years.

India and Vietnam signed seven Memoranda of Understandings

Oct 29, 2014
India and Vietnam on 28 October 2014 signed seven Memoranda of Understandings in New Delhi.

Biography of Muhammad Iqbal titled Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician released

Oct 28, 2014
Biography of Allama Muhammad Iqbal was released in October 2014.

India to modernise Vietnam’s defence forces

Oct 28, 2014
India on 28 October 2014 announced to modernise defence forces of Vietnam.

Union Government scrapped ongoing selection process of CMDs, EDs in PSBs

Oct 28, 2014
The Union Finance Ministry on 27 October 2014 cancelled the current selection process for the posts of CMD and Executive Director (ED) of Public Sector Banks (PSBs)

Emaar MGF Land Limited tied up with PayU India for its online payment service

Oct 28, 2014
Emaar MGF Land Limited on 27 October 2014 tied up with PayU India for providing an online payment facility to its customers.

NRI investors sue ICICI Venture over losses

Oct 28, 2014
A group of 69 non-resident Indian investors on 28 October 2014 had sued ICICI Venture at the Supreme Court in Mauritius.

World Bank released India Development Update

Oct 28, 2014
World Bank report titled, India Development Update that claims India's GDP to grow by 5.6 percent in Current Fiscal Year.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for the year 2014 announced

Oct 28, 2014
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for the year 2014 was announced on 20 October 2014.

Sudhir Maheshwari announced to resign from ArcelorMittal

Oct 28, 2014
Sudhir Maheshwari on 28 October 2014 announced to resign from ArcelorMittal.

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