Daily GK Update: Current Affairs 15.10.2016 For All Upcoming Exams ( TNPSC / UPSC / SSC / TRB / RRB )

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Latest Current Affairs Contains in following Titles:
  • World Bank expands footprint in city, adds 70k sqft back office space
  • Theatres in four states ban films with Pak artistes
  • Deal for Kudankulam Units 5 & 6 finalised
  • Kudankulam plant to match world's biggest
  • Chelameswar gets backing of law panel chief
  • India planning own no-fly list for safer air travel
  • `Zika virus unlikely to infect same person twice'
  • Indian to lead $100bn fund by SoftBank, Saudi
  • India won't need a `bad bank': Kamath
World Bank expands footprint in city, adds 70k sqft back office space
  • Multilateral lender World Bank is expanding its footprint in Chennai and has signed up for additional space of nearly 70,000sqft. World Bank set up its back office operations in Chennai in 2001 in a small space in Raheja Towers on Anna Salai. It was soon allocated land in Taramani in 2002 and set up a nearly 1.5 lakh sqft centre. Last year, the bank expanded its operations further in SP Infocity . With this deal for additional space, it will have nearly 2.7 lakh sqft of space in Chennai. The lender has only one operation outside of Wash ington, which is in Chennai.
Theatres in four states ban films with Pak artistes
  • The India-Pakistan film ban feud, now in its fourth week, is only getting more contentious with the Cinema Owners and Exhibitors Association of India (COEAI) stepping forward on Friday to declare that no film featuring any Pakistani actor, artiste or technician would release in theatres.The suspension plans have already been initiated in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Karnataka, and the decision will be conveyed to other states as well.COEAI, formed in 1946, covers most single-screen theatres in the country.
Deal for Kudankulam Units 5 & 6 finalised
  • India and Russia have final ised a general framework agreement and credit protocol for setting up Units 5 and 6 at the Kudankulam nuclear plant. The formal announcement of the pact and the credit protocol is likely to be made after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday in Goa on the sidelines of the Brics summit. With the signing of the MoUs for Units 5 and 6, Kudankulam is all set to achieve a capacity of 6,000 MW , which will make it among the 10 biggest nuclear plants in the world. 
Kudankulam plant to match world's biggest
  • Concrete Pouring For Units 3 & 4 Today With foundation set to be laid for Units 3 and 4 and MoUs to be signed for Units 5 and 6, Kudankulam is well on its way toward joining the list of biggest nuclear power plants in the world. With six units and a capacity of 6,000MW , the Tamil Nadu plant is set to become similar to the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine.
Chelameswar gets backing of law panel chief
  • Justice J Chelameswar's charge that the procedure adopted by the CJI-headed collegium in selecting persons for appointment as judges of the Supreme Court and high courts “lacked transparency“ has found support from Law Commission chairman Justice B S Chauhan.
India planning own no-fly list for safer air travel
  • Unruly flyers who seriously endanger flight security or prove to be a threat to co-passengers and crew may soon be barred from taking to the skies. India is considering its own version of a no-fly list as part of a massive avia tion security revamp that has been taken up at the highest levels of the government.
`Zika virus unlikely to infect same person twice'
  • People infected with Zika may not be susceptible to the virus again, according to new research which found that the infection provides excellent protection against reinfection. “This means people infected during this current epidemic will likely not be susceptible again,“ said Stephen Higgs, director of the Biosecurity Research Institute at Kansas State University in the US.
Indian to lead $100bn fund by SoftBank, Saudi
  • Japanese telecom and in ternet giant SoftBank's fo under Masayoshi Son is betting on another Indian as he announced a massive $100-billion global technology fund on Friday (14.10.2016).
India won't need a `bad bank': Kamath
  • New Development Bank (NDB) chief and veteran banker KV Kamath on Friday said the worst was over for Indian banks and there was no need to set up a `bad bank' -a bank that would take over non-performing assets to restructure and sell them. The first head of NDB, a Shanghai-based multilateral financial institution to fund projects in BRICS countries, Kamath also warned that banks needed to focus on resolution of stressed assets.

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