Latest Current Affairs - 17 October 2019

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Nashri tunnel (9.2 km) that connects Kashmir with Jammu on NH 44, will be named

Ans.   Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

whom did the Indian Army include American precision-guided Excalibur artillery

Ans.   Dhanush howitzer

was the second edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit to be held at the
University of Lyon in France?

Ans.   17-18

many scientists have been awarded by the Indian Council of Medical Research
(ICMR) for excellence in biomedical research?

Ans.   46

and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan launched which scheme with the aim of
encouraging more people to maintain food vendors and food hygiene?

Ans.   Food Mitra Scheme 

What is the aim of Food Mitra Scheme?

Ans.   ‘Eat Right India’

MS Dhoni launched which campaign to promote digital payments in India?

Ans.   ‘Team Cashless India’

When was world food day celebrated?

Ans.   16 October

Which among the 117 countries ranked in the
Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2019?

Ans.   102nd

Who was elected the Vice President of Jindal World
Steel Association

Ans.   JSW Steel CMD Sajjan Jindal

Which mobile application was launched by Maharashtra Highway Police for its personnel?

Ans.   MRADMS Maharashtra

When is the International Day for the
Eradication of Poverty observed every year?

Ans.   17 October

Which place is India in the World Giving Index
(WGI) of 2019?

Ans.   82nd

Who inaugurated the IHGF Delhi Fair?

Ans.   Textiles Secretary, Ravi Capoor

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