Current Affairs Updates for 24 October

Published on Friday, October 24, 2014
Current Affairs Updates for today :-

Deaths

  • CEO of ‘Total’, Christophe de Mergerie died in a plane crash. Total is a famous oil and gas company. 

Politics

  • Police Commemoration Day observed on 21st October 2014. Home Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh was the Chief Guest of the programme. 
  • International Stammering Awareness Day observed in all over the world on 22nd October 2014 to raise the awareness about that people who have speech disorder of stuttering. 
  • Border Haat opened in the State of Tripura on Zero Line on the border of India-Bangladesh. 
  • The Parliament of Canada came under attack by Michael Zehaf-Bebeau on 22nd October 2014 in Ottawa (Ontario). 
  • Mali became 6th West African country which hit by the fatal Ebola Virus. 

Awards

  • Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan awarded with Liberty Medal 2014 for her contribution in the field of demonstration of courage. The medal is given annually. 
  • Denis Mukwege Mukengere won Sakharov Human Rights Prize of European Parliament, the prize named on Russian Scientist Andrei Sakharov, for providing help to gang rape victims in the country Congo. He is the founder of Panzi Hospital in the country Congo. 

Appointments

  • An Indian-American Anita M. Singh appointed as Chief of Staff and Counsellor in the NSD of the Justice Department of United States of America. 
  • Mayank Ashar appointed as Managing Director and CEO of Cairn India. Cairn India is an oil and gas exploration and production company and its Headquarter is in Gurgaon, Haryana. 

Business and Economy

  • Google launched its service namely ‘inbox’ to provide better e-mails and display information.

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