Current Affairs India - 27 October 2016

1. Dr. Ajay M Gondane will be the next High commissioner of India to Australia.
2. Sunil Mittal, Chairman and former of bharati enterprises has been elected as GSMA (Global System Mobile Association) chairman for a two year period from January 2017 to December 2018.
3. Salim Gangadharan, former Reserve Bank of India Chief General Manager has appointed as the non-executive chairman of South Indian Bank.
4. Karnal Singh has become the new chief of Enforcement Directorate (ED).
5. Legendary Kashmiri singer Padmashri Raj Begum as passed away at the age of 89 in Shrinagar, Jammu & Kashmir.
6. The Union Cabinet has given in-principle approval to Niti Aayog's proposal for strategic sale of more than 10 public sector undertakings (PSUs).The strategic sale will involve a management control transfer as the shareholding of the government would come down to below 50 per cent.
7. IBM has acquired Sanovi Technologies, a bangalore-based privately held company that provides cloud computing services.
8. The -Little Master-, Sunil Gavaskar has been named the -Stroke Ambassador for the country-, as announced at the inagural of the -10th World Stroke Congress (WSC)- being held at Hyderabad.