Current Affairs – 21/10/2016
1.DATA BREACH :32 LAKH ATM CARDS RECALLED
♦Hit by a massive ATM security breach leading public and private sector banks have debit cards to safe guard customers fraud even as the government has sought measures needed.
2.22 KILLED AS BUS ROLLS DOWN GORGE IN REASI
♦At least 22 persons were killed and several others injured when the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge in Reasi district of J&K today.
3.WON’T ACCEPT POLL RESULT HINTS TRUMP
♦Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump today threw hints that he may not accept defeat in the presidential polls which he has been saying is rigged stunning the Political scene and threatening to overturn US democratic to overturn US democratic convention of a smooth transfer of power.
4.CHINA ISSUES RED ALERT AS TYPHOON HAIMA NEARS
♦China has issued a red alert and closed down offices and schools in the southern city of Shenzhan as Typhoon Haima is expected to hit on Friday local officials said.
5.HUGE POTENTIAL FOR HIKE IN TRADE WITH INDIA :US
♦The US has asked India to consider relaxing local sourcing requirements in single brand retail trade.
6. WIPRO BUYS APPIRIO FOR RS 3340 CRORE
♦Country third Largest IT Firm Wipro today said it will acquire cloud services company Appirio for $500 million in a cash transaction.
7.MUMBAI PHOTOGRAPHER WINS BBC PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD
♦An educator naturalist and a wildlife photographer Nayan waited for 4 months to capture the shot that won him the world’s most Prestigious BBC Photography Award Beating 50000 entries.