Current Affairs, News & Facts of 29 Oct 2014

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  • Devendra fadnavis set to become the CM of Maharashtra.
    • He would be the 1st CM of BJP party in Maharashtra.
    • He will be the 2nd youngest after sharad pawar, who became CM at the age of 38.
    • The new CM comes from rss background.
    • He is four time MLA from Nagpur.
  • Low intensity NILOFAR will hit gujrat on Saturday.
    • It will make its landfall in naliya village in kutch district.
    • At this time it is above Arabian sea and is quite strong,but by the time it makes landfall it will weaken with wind speed of 80-90 kmph.
  • Centre submits report to the SC in black money issue.
    • As revealed to it by the French government, the Centre on Wednesday submitted to the Supreme Court names of the 627 Indians who are holding accounts in foreign banks.
    • Earlier the central government was directed by the Supreme Court to furnish in a sealed envelope the list of all individuals and entities in its possession who have accounts in overseas banks, legitimate or otherwise.
  • Peoples in Sitamarhi on Jal Satyagraha.
    • Hundreds of peoples in sitamarhi, a district in bihar ,started three day Jal Satyagraha to restore a local river named lakhandei to its original bed.
    • The changed river course has severely affected agriculture in the area.
    • They were forced to migrate from their villages in search of livelihood.
  • Govt. launches a scheme to lift human development indices of tribal peoples.
    • The scheme is named as Vanbandhu kalyan yojna.
    • Its aim is to improve the infrastructure and HDI of the tribal peoples.
    • The scheme allots rs 10 crores to each block with a tribal population of over 33%.
    • The scheme has been launched on pilot basis in one block each of the States of AP, MP, HP, Telangana, Orissa, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
    • VKY also envisages to focus on convergence of different schemes of development of Central Ministries/Departments and State Governments with outcome oriented approach.
  • Vitenams defence forces to be modernized by India.
    • The two countries signed several agreements including a MoU for exploration by OVL in two blocks of south china sea.
    • The $100 million line of credit for Vietnam’s defence purchase was also operationalised.
  • Softbank kick starts its plan, Snapdeal gets $627 million.
    • A popular mobile app for cab booking Ola gets $210 million.
    • Softbank has a plan to invest $10 b in india.
    • Its investment would be mainly in the area of indias IT and communication spaces,and the fast growing e-commerce sector in india.

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