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Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 23 October 2019 ] | Today's News Headlines


Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 23 October 2019 ] | Today's News Headlines

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23/10/2019 :

Bureaucrat Pankaj Kumar appointed CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).


Pankaj Kumar is currently Additional Secretary in the Ministry Of Electronics and IT. The appointments were approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC). 

Bureaucrat Braj Raj Sharma appointed Chairman of Staff Selection Commission (SSC).

Braj Raj Sharma, a 1984 batch IAS officer working as Secretary in the Home Ministry's Department of Border Management, has been given the charge of SSC chairman.

Deepika Padukone, PV Sindhu become ambassadors of PM Modi's 'Bharat Ki Laxmi' initiative.

Bollywood sensation Deepika Padukone and India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu were named as the ambassadors of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiative called ‘Bharat Ki Laxmi’ that aims at bringing commendable work done by women across the nation to light ahead of the Diwali festival.

Amit Panghal won in World Military Games

World Championships silver medallist Amit Panghal won his opening bout in the men's flyweight (52kg) category as the boxers gave India a good start in the 7th CISM World Military Games. Panghal beat Douglas Andrade of Brazil, while Chirag (56kg) defeated Zambia's Katanga Christopher 5-0

Sudarshan Chakra Vahini began at Jaisalmer

The Sudarshan Chakra Corps of the Indian Army held a firing exercise named 'Sindhu Sudarshan', in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. Around 40,000 soldiers participated in the exercise.

Dharmendra Pradhan to Attend GFSEC Ministerial Meeting 

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will embark on a four-day visit to Japan and Russia from October 22 to 26. During the visit, he is expected to deliberate talks on policy matters and will also meet his Japanese counterpart Isshu Sugawara.

Starting 2021, no govt jobs for those with more than two kids in Assam

The Assam Cabinet decided that no government jobs will be given to persons having more than two children after January 1, 2021. This rule will also be applicable for the candidate in Panchayat, Municipal Body and Autonomous Council elections, held under the State Election Commission. 

DRDO starts work on ‘next-gen’ hypersonic weapon


The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is working on manufacturing a hypersonic missile, that would be capable of travelling at a speed five times faster than that of sound. This means, the next generation hypersonic weapons will have the capacity to move at a speed of about a mile per second.

Six new lizard species found in Western Ghats

A group of scientists found six new lizard species of 'Dravidogecko' family in the Western Ghats. Dravidogecko is a small size lizard restricted to wet forests in mid to high elevations.