Current Affairs India - 2 November 2016

1. To help the farmers of Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Nrendra Modi has launched the Saur Sujala Yojna which would provide solar powered irrigation pumps at a subsidized price.

2. Sushil Chandra has taken over the charge as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

3. The Australian Government has announced 19 grants worth 6.3 million Dollars for several projects in the field of Education Science, Sports, Arts and Culture.

4. ICICI Bank has launched a overdraft facility for home loans up to Rs.1 crore or personal need against the property of the salary person.

5. Palpreet Singh winner of national finals of ACG-NBA Jump was selected 11th in the fourth round of the NBA D league draft held in New York.

6. Indian ODI team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni remained the most valued Indian athlete in 2016, ass per Forbes Fab 40 list released recently. His rank dropped to 10th in 2016 from 5th in 2015. Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer overtook golf great Tiger Woods as the most valued athlete globally as per the same list.