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October 2014 Current Affairs

Union Government disclosed names of black money account holders in an affidavit to SC

Oct 28, 2014
The Union Government on 27 October 2014 disclosed names of black money account holders in an affidavit to Supreme Court.

SoftBank of Japan to invest 10 billion dollars in India

Oct 28, 2014
Japan's SoftBank pledged to make an investment of 10 billion US dollar in India's IT and communications sector in coming years.

Tulsi Smriti Granth on Acharya Tulsi released

Oct 28, 2014
President Pranab Mukhejee received first copy of book Tulsi Smriti Granth on Acharya Tulsi. The book was formally released by Dr. Karan Singh.

Manjul Bhargava won Fields Medal for the year 2014

Oct 28, 2014
Manjul Bhargava was recently in news because he won the Fields Medal awards for the year 2014.

Sandeep Saxena appointed as the new Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu

Oct 28, 2014
Sandeep Saxena was appointed as new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Tamil Nadu on 27 October 2014.

President Pranab Mukherjee released postage stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala

Oct 28, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee on 25 October 2014 released a commemorative postage stamp on Sri Lankan Buddhist monk Anagarika Dharmapala.

Union Government launched website for Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana

Oct 28, 2014
The Union Government launched a dedicated website for Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana available both in English and Hindi versions.

Union MoD cleared the deal worth 8000 crore rupees to buy anti tank missiles from Israel

Oct 27, 2014
Union Defence Ministry on 25 October 2014 cleared the deal worth 8000 crore rupees to buy anti tank missiles from Israel.

Serena Williams won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014

Oct 27, 2014
Serena Williams of the US won the Singles title of BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore 2014.

UK and the US ended combat operations in Hemland province of Afghanistan

Oct 27, 2014
United Kingdom and the US Marines ended combat operations in Hemland province of Afghanistan.

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri won Venetian Macau Golf Open

Oct 27, 2014
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri won Venetian Macau Open. This was his second title of the year fifth career win on the Asian Tour.

A C N Nambiar described as a Soviet spy by declassified documents of National Archives

Oct 27, 2014
Declassified files of National Archives claimed that ACN Nambiar, a deputy of Subash Chandra Bose and friend of Jawaharlal Nehru was a Soviet Spy.

Google CEO Larry Page appointed Sundar Pichai as new Product Chief of Google

Oct 27, 2014
Google CEO Larry Page on 26 October 2014 appointed Sundar Pichai as new Product Chief of Google.

Dilma Rousseff re-elected as Brazil President for second four-year term

Oct 27, 2014
Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected as the President of Brazil after securing 51.45 percent votes in closely fought elections.

Sania Mirza and Cara Black won doubles title of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore

Oct 27, 2014
Sania Mirza and Cara Black won the doubles title at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals after defeating defending champions Peng Shuai and Hsieh Su-Wei, 6-1, 6-0.

68th Infantry Day observed on 27 October

Oct 27, 2014
Infantry Day was observed across the India on 27 October 2014 to pay homage to war heroes.

Delhi HC issued notice to AGI to suggest ways to reform the Indian Easement Act of 1882

Oct 27, 2014
Delhi High Court (HC) on 26 October 2014 issued notice to the Attorney General of India (AGI) to suggest ways to reform the Indian Easement Act of 1882 and examine the constitutional validity of the Section 60 (b) of the Act.

Maharashtra BJP legislator Govind M Rathod died

Oct 27, 2014
Newly elected BJP legislator Govind M Rathod died on 27 October 2014 following a massive heart attack.

Jairam Ramesh designated as the head of Future Earth Engagement Committee

Oct 27, 2014
The former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on 26 October 2014 was designated as the head of Future Earth Engagement Committee.

India became the fourth largest steel maker of the World

Oct 27, 2014
India became the world’s fourth largest steel producer by delivering 62.41 Million Tonnes (MT) output from January 2014 to September 2014.

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