Current affairs 23rd October

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In today’s article you will read about :
1 . Invest India Won UN Investment Promotion Award
2. Suresh Nambath appointed as next Editor of The Hindu
3. Bajrang Punia Bagged Silver At Wrestling World Championships
4. Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement award for Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
5. 27th International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Fusion Energy Conference held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
6. TCS Only Indian Firm Among Top 10 To Get Foreign Labour Certification

Invest India Won UN Investment Promotion Award :

The ‘Invest India’ initiative of the Union Government won the top United Nations Investment Promotion Award in recognition of its efforts to boost investments in the renewable energy sector in India. The award was presented by Armenian President Armen Sarkissian to Deepak Bagla, the CEO of Invest India, in Geneva, Switzerland at the inauguration of the World Investment Forum organised by the UN Convention on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). 

Suresh Nambath  appointed as next Editor of The Hindu :

The Board of Directors of The Hindu Publishing Group unanimously appointed Suresh Nambath as Editor of The Hindu. He will succeed Mukund Padmanabhan, who has been Editor of the newspaper.

Bajrang Punia Bagged Silver At Wrestling World Championships :

Wrestler Bajrang Punia won the silver medal after he went down against Japan’s Takuto Otoguro in the 65kg final of the Wrestling World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. It is his second medal at the Worlds. Only the fourth Indian ever to make it to the World Championship gold medal match, 24-year-old Bajrang was rattled by the 19-year old Otoguro. 

Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement award for Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt :

Grammy-winning Hindustani classical music instrumentalist Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt will be honoured with the annual Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement Award. Best known for his Grammy award winning album ‘A Meeting by the River’ with Ry Cooder, Bhatt, born in Jaipur, plays the Mohan Veena (slide guitar).

27th International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Fusion Energy Conference held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat :

The 27th International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018) started in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is organised by IAEA. It is hosted by the Department of Atomic Energy and Gandhinagar-based Institute of Plasma Research. It aims to provide a platform for discussion of major physics and technology issues and innovative concepts related to the use of nuclear fusion as a source of energy.

TCS Only Indian Firm Among Top 10 To Get Foreign Labour Certification :

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the only Indian company among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for the H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2018, according to data from the US Department of Labour. The H-1B visas are the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals. The visa programme allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the US on a non-immigrant basis in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability.