Current Affairs India - 14-15 October 2016

1. The two-day BRICS Summit will start with an informal dinner tonight. Prime Minister Modi will chair the BIMSTEC meeting, followed by a meeting of BRICS and BIMSTEC leaders. BRICS consists of the five major economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.


2. India-s overall Inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index, eased to 3.57% in September this year due to lower prices of food items, especially vegetables. Food inflation slowed to 5.6%, compared to 8.2% om previous month.


3. Famous writer and litterateur Dayanand Anant, passed away at his residence in Bhowali near Nainital in Uttarakhand on 14th October. He was 88.