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Current Affairs 26th October 2017- State
Polling for Gujarat Assembly Elections to be Held on 9th and 14 December
Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on December 9th and 14th for 182 assembly seats. The Chief Election Commissioner of India Mr. A K Joti made this announcement. The 89 seats will go to polls in the first phase and the rest 93 in the second phase. 4 crore and 33 lakh electorates will exercise their right at 50 thousand and 128 polling stations. Counting will be held on 18th December along with Himachal Pradesh, which goes to poll on 9th of November. According to Mr. Joti EVMs with VVPAT will be used at all polling stations.
State – Gujarat
Capital – Gandhi Nagar
CM – Vijay Rupani
Governor – Om Prakash Kohli
Rajasthan CM Launches Rajiv Mehrishi’s ‘India 2017 Yearbook’
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje launched an e-book titled ‘India 2017 Yearbook’, compiled by the present Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Rajiv Mehrishi. The e-book includes a plethora of information on important dignitaries, state policy, public schemes and important data about demographics, trade, economy and many other topics. Mc Graw Hill is Education is the publisher of the e-book.
State – Rajasthan
Capital – Jaipur
CM – Vasundhara Raje
Governor – Kalyan Singh
Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) – Rajiv Mehrishi
Rajiv Mehrishi was the former Union home secretary of India
Madras HC Bans Photos of Living Persons on Banners in Tamil Nadu
The Madras high court has banned usage of pictures of living persons on banners and hoardings in Tamil Nadu.
State – Tamil Nadu
Capital – Chennai
CM – Edapaddi K Palaniswami
Governor – Banwarilal Purohit
Tamil Nadu Government Laid Foundation Stone for Rs. 198 cr Aerospace Park
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Edapaddi K Palaniswami, laid the foundation stone for an aerospace park at Kanchipuram district in 245 acres and at an estimated cost of Rs 198 crore by the state government.
Current Affairs for 26th October 2017 PDF- National
7 Companies Given LoI for 14 monuments Under ‘Adopt a Heritage Scheme’-
- SBI Foundation shortlisted for the adoption of –
- Jantar Mantar, Delhi.
- TK International Limited shortlisted for the adoption of –
- Sun Temple, Konark
- Raja Rani Temple, Bhubaneshwar
- Ratnagiri Monuments, Jajpur, Odisha
- Yatra Online Pvt. Limited shortlisted for the adoption of:
- Hampi, Karnataka
- Leh Palace, Jammu & Kashmir
- Qutub Minar, Delhi
- Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
- Travel Corporation of India Ltd. shortlisted for the adoption of:
- Mattancherry Palace Museum, Kochi
- Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi
- Adventure Tour Operator Association of India shortlisted for the adoption of :
- Gangotri Temple Area and Trail to Gaumukh
- Mt. StokKangri, Laddakh, Jammu and Kashmir
- Special Holidays Travel Pvt. Ltd. (With) Rotary Club of Delhi shortlisted for the adoption of:
- Agrasen ki Baoli, Delhi
- NBCC shortlisted for the adoption of:
- Purana Quila, Delhi.
3rd Global Investors’ India Forum Held in New Delhi
PM Modi Inaugurates Global Conference on Consumer Protection
Union Ministries of Power & Textiles Jointly Launched ‘SAATHI’ Initiative
Cabinet Minister of Textiles – Smriti Zubin Irani
Constituency – Gujarat, Rajya Sabha
Current Affairs for 26th October 2017- International
Singapore Passport Named ‘Most Powerful’, India Ranks 75
The Top 3 countries with score are-
- Singapore (159)
- Germany (158)
- Sweden, South Korea (157)
India secured the 75th rank
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Visits India
Country – Afghanistan
Capital – Kabul
Currency – Afghani
Current Affairs for 26th October 2017- Appointments
Alok Kumar Pateria Appointed as ADG, CISF
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Headquarters in New Delhi
The Director General of CISF is O.P Singh
Current Affairs for 26th October 2017- Awards
Indian-Origin Couple Gets US Award For AIDS Research
AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is a syndrome caused by a virus called HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).
L&T Technology Services Conferred with CII Industrial Innovation Award
The Chairman of L & T is A. M. Naik
Current Affairs for 26th October 2017 PDF- Sports
Virat Kohli Overtakes Lionel Messi in Forbes List by $1 Million.
Given below are the list of top 10 athletes with highest brand value:
- Roger Federer $37.2m
- LeBron James $33.4m
- Usain Bolt $27m
- Cristiano Ronaldo $21.5m
- Phil Mickelson $19.6m
- Tiger Woods $16.6m
- Virat Kohli $14.5m
- Rory McIlroy $13.6m
- Lionel Messi $13.5m
- Steph Curry $13.4m
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