14th October 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.MobiKwik, mobile wallet major and a payment gateway provider, announced the appointment of Rukaiya Rangwala as the Business Head of ‘MobiKwik Payment Gateway’.
2.The Odisha government’s Directorate of Treasuries and Inspection and the State Bank of India have signed an MOU for integration of SBI e-Pay with the cyber treasury.
3.The world’s largest combustion research center was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, which will impart a major boost to the Indian scientific community.
4.UNESCO’s executive board has chosen former French Culture Minister Audrey Azoulay to be the UN cultural agency’s next Chief.
5.Veteran and one of India’s eminent historian Satish Chandra was passed away.
6.Shakib Al Hasan became the first cricketer from Bangladesh to be inducted in the MCC World Cricket Committee under the chairmanship of Mike Gatting.
7.Netherlands’s Football Player Arjen Robben has announced his retirement from international football.
8.Kolkata will host the 6-day long international Puppet festival from October 26.