Current Affairs India - 19 October 2016

1. India and Myanmar have agreed for close security coordination in border areas keeping in view the sensitivity of each other-s strategic interests.


2. Indian Online travel rivals MakeMyTrip and ibibo Group have announced their merger to create one of the leading travel groups in India. South Africa-s Naspers and China-s Tencent Holdings will sell their entire stake in ibibo Group to MakeMyTrip in exchange for an issuance of new shares by MakeMyTrip.


 3. S.P Yadav has been elected as the new president of north zone urology Society of India.


4. India and Russia has signed an agreement to lease out a second Russian Akula-2 class nuclear-powered submarine to the Indian Navy.