Current affairs 29th October

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In today’s article you will read about:
1 .BEML received top challengers’ & best mining equipment seller award
2 .Sanjay Mishra appointed interim ED chief
3 .Gujarat’s 1st Mega food Park inaugurated in Surat
4 .Clara Sosa won Miss Grand International 2018 in Myanmar
5 .Roopam Sharma won World Health summit startup award in Berlin
6 .British Council, Arunachal Pradesh signed MoU on educational collaboration
7 .Jair Bolsonaro won presidential election in Brazil

BEML received top challengers’ & best mining equipment seller award :

Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML), a Mini Ratna Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Defence, received the prestigious ‘Top Challengers Award 2018’ for the excellent performance during financial year 2017-18 and Best Seller in Crawler Equipment- Dozers and Rigid Dump Truck segment for mining sectors.

Sanjay Mishra appointed interim ED chief :

The government appointed IRS officer Sanjay Kumar Mishra as the Interim Director of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for three months as incumbent Karnal Singh will retire. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) also said that it has approved Mishra’s appointment to the post of Principal Special Director of the financial probe agency.

Gujarat’s 1st Mega food Park inaugurated in Surat :

Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Gujarat. It is located at Village Shah and Vasravi, Taluka Mangrol, District Surat. A 2nd Mega Food Park has been sanctioned by the Ministry in Mehsana District of Gujarat.

Clara Sosa won Miss Grand International 2018 in Myanmar :

Miss Paraguay Clara Sosa won the Miss Grand International 2018 title at the 6th edition of the beauty pageant in Yangon, Myanmar.  Clara Sosa succeeds Miss Grand International 2017 Maria Jose Lora of Peru. India’s, FBB Colors Femina Miss Grand India 2018 Meenakshi Chaudhary was named 1st runner-up.

Roopam Sharma won World Health summit startup award in Berlin :

Roopam Sharma, a 23-year old Indian scientist, won the World Health Summit Startup award, 2018 for his invention, Manovue – the world’s first intelligent personal assisting system for the visually impaired. Sharma was awarded at an annual event of the health summit in Berlin recently.

British Council, Arunachal Pradesh signed MoU on educational collaboration :

The British Council and the Arunachal Pradesh government inked an MoU to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation between the state and the UK at Tawang in the sidelines of the Tawang Festival. It was signed, in presence of CM Pema Khandu, by British Council Director Alan Gemmell and Arunachal Pradesh Higher and Technical Education Director Dr Tayek Talom.

Jair Bolsonaro won presidential election in Brazil :

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won a sweeping victory in Brazil’s presidential election. Mr.  Bolsonaro won 55.2% of the votes cast against 44.8% for Fernando Haddad from the left-wing Workers’ Party. Mr. Bolsonaro campaigned on a promise to eradicate corruption and to drive down Brazil’s high crime levels. His campaign slogan was “Brazil above everything, God above everyone”.