DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 25TH OCT 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. UNITED NATIONS DAY OBSERVED ON 24TH OCTOBER
i. 24th October is celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.
ii. This year's aim is to highlight concrete actions people can take to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
2. RATAN TATA REPLACES CYRUS MISTRY AS TATA SONS CHAIRMAN
i. In one of the biggest corporate sector, the Tata Sons Board has appointed Ratan Tata as the interim chairman of the group after replacing Cyrus Mistry.
ii. The decision was taken at a Board meeting.
iii. Mistry has resigned from his post as chairman.
3. INDIAN ARMY TEAM WINS GOLD MEDAL IN GRUELLING CAMBRIAN PATROL EXERCISE
i. A team from the Indian Army's Gorkha Rifles has won a gold medal at one of the most gruelling exercises in the world.
ii. Team 2/8 Gorkha was awarded a gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Patrol organized by the British Army.
iii. The medal went to the 8 men of the 2nd Battalion of 8 Gorkha Rifles.