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Current Affairs-2019 October 27TH

SAMVAT 2076

Kali puja is being celebrated all over the India, including West Bengal. Hundreds of devotees stood in long queues at Tarapith, Kalyaneswari, Dakshineswar, Kalighat and Kankalitala Kali temples for witnessing Puja. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also worshipping Mother Goddess at her Kalighat residence in Kolkata. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar along with his wife visited her house.

NATIONAL

RBI: India’s central bank hasn’t sold any gold recently nor is trading in the metal, the monetary authority said in a tweet on Sunday. The Economic Times had reported on Friday that the Reserve Bank of India started trading in gold actively since July, buying gold worth $5.1 billion and selling $1.15 billion worth. The newspaper cited data from the RBI’s Weekly Statistical Supplement. “The fluctuation in value depicted in Weekly Statistical Supplement is due to change in frequency of revaluation from monthly to weekly basis and is based on international prices of gold and exchange rates,” the RBI said in the tweet.

MAN KI BAAT: In his monthly “Mann ki Baat” radio address, Prime Minister Modi asked people to jog their memory and recall the days ahead of the Allahabad High Court judgment of September 2010. “I remember when the Allahabad High Court gave its verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi in September 2010. You could jog your memory a bit and reflect about the atmosphere then. Various kinds of people took to the arena. Various interest groups were playing games to take advantage of that situation in their own way,” the prime minister said.

  • PM celebrates Diwali with troops in JK’s Rajouri

INTERNATIONAL

“United States brought the world’s number one terrorist to justice,” Trump said in an unusual nationally televised address from the White House.

ISIS: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the elusive chief of the Islamic State, has been killed by the US special forces in a raid in northwest Syria on Saturday. President Trump confirmed the death of the ISIS leader during a press conference at the White House.”Last night the United States brought the world’s number one terrorist leader to justice. Abu Bakr al-baghdadi is dead,” Trump said.

  • Pakistan turns down India’s request to open airspace for PM Modi’s Saudi visit
  • Iraqi protesters flood Baghdad square despite violent crackdown

MARKET TODAY [MUHURAT TRADING]

  • SENSEX- 39250.20 (192.14)
  • NIFTY-11627.15 (43.25)
  • GOLD (MCX 10 GM)-38275.00 (6.00)
  • SILVER (MCX 1 KG)-46485.00 (179.00)
  • USD ($) / INR(Rupees Icon)-70.62 (0.04)

Environment ministers of the BASIC countries have called for “comprehensive” implementation of the Paris climate deal amid threats by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from it. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, who attended the 29th BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) ministers’ meeting here on Saturday, said the meeting worked out priorities and issues as a group to be highlighted at the UN Climate Change Conference to be held in Chile in December. “The meeting is successful. Practically we had no issue where there was difference of opinion among the four countries,” Javadekar told the Indian media here on Saturday.

  • MUHURAT TRADING WRAP: Sensex gains 192 pts; Tata Motors surges 16%
  • Slowdown impact: Gold, silver sales down by up to 40% this Dhanteras
  • Gold rallies Rs 220 to Rs 39,240 per 10 gram in Delhi-NCR on Dhanteras
  • Kashmir businesses suffer Rs 10,000 cr hit