Current Affairs India - 17 October 2016

1. Brazil has lifted the first BRICS U-17 football tournament 2016 after defeating South Africa held at Goa.


2. India has achieved the milestone of playing 900 ODIs, first by any team.


3. Beating India-s 2nd largest software exporter Infosys ltd ONGC became the 4th valuable company of India by market capitalization.


4. IFS Officer Shri Amandeep Singh Gill has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva.


5. Famous writer C Radhakrishnan has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award for his contribution to the field of literature.