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Sunday, October 23, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 21TH OCT 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 21TH OCT 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. THE ADIVASI WILL NOT DANCE AUTHORED BY HANSDA SOWVENDRA SHEKHAR
i. The book titled The Adivasi Will Not Dance, penned by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is releaed.
ii. The characters of the book are set in the fecund, mineral-rich hinterland and the ever-expanding, squalid towns of Jharkhand.
iii. Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is a medical officer with the Government of Jharkhand.

2. SEBI RE-CONSTITUTES PANEL ON DISCLOSURE, ACCOUNTING STANDARDS.
i. SEBI has re-constituted its committee which advises the regulator on issues related to disclosure requirements and accounting practices for various entities in the securities market.
ii. The Committee will be  chaired by Tata Sons Director Ishaat Hussain.
iii. The expert panel also includes representatives from Sebi, Finance Ministry and Corporate Affairs Ministry.

3. INDIA RANKED BEST IN FIFA RANKINGS IN 6 YEARS
i. The Indian football team ranked 137th from 148 in the latest FIFA ranking in over six years after India defeated Puerto Rico in an International Friendly in Mumbai lat month.
ii. India were ranked 137th in 2010 which stayed India’s best ever FIFA Ranking.

4. BOOK ON VIRAT KOHLI TITLED ‘DRIVEN: THE VIRAT KOHLI STORY’ LAUNCHED
i. The book on Virat Kohli named' Driven: The Virat Kohli Story' launched.
ii. The book was authored by senior journalist Vijay Lokapally.
iii. The book celebrates the career of Virat Kohli and introduces readers to the man not known to many.

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