Current Affairs India 04-05-06-07 October 2017

1. Rajnish Kumar has been named as the new chairman of State Bank of India.
2. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has sworn-in at the Raj Bhavan in Chennai.
3. Param Shah has been appointed as the new Director of the apex industry body, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for the United Kingdom (UK) operations.
4. Soumya Swaminathan has been appointed as one of two Deputy Directors General the World Health Organization (WHO).
5. Journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh has been posthumously accorded with the prestigious Anna Politkovskaya Award, instituted by Reach All Women (RAW) in War.
6. The Reserve Bank of India has opened a branch in the Dehradun city to make transactions of the Uttarakhand State government more convenient.
7. The Karnataka government has launched the Rs. 302-crore Mathru Poorna scheme, aimed at providing free mid-day meals to pregnant and lactating women in rural areas.
8. The first ever ASEAN-India music festival has begun at Purana Quila in New Delhi.
9. Pooja Kadian has become the first ever Indian sportsperson to win a gold medal at the Wushu World Championship in Kazan, Russia.
10. Former Union minister and socialist leader Purushottam Lal Kaushik has passed away at the age of 87.
11. Veteran director Kundan Shah has passed away at the age of 69.