Important Current Affairs - 16 October 2013
- World Food Day celebrated on 16 October every year across the world since 1981.The Theme of the World Food Day 2013 is Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.
- Eleanor Catton won the 2013 Man Booker prize for English fiction on Tuesday for her novel "The Luminaries" and became the youngest winner in the award’s 45-year history. The 28-year-old New Zealand novelist won the award.
- The Railways today appointed acting Chairman of the Railway Board Arunendra Kumar as the head of the Board.
- The World Bank has revised downwards India