Current Affairs 20th October, 2015: Virender Sehwag Announced Retirement from International Cricket

Current Affairs 20th October, 2015: Virender Sehwag Announced Retirement from International Cricket

Justin Tudeau is the new Prime Minister of Canada

20.10.2015: Justin Trudeau is elected as the Prime minister of Canada. His party Liberal party won majority seats in the recent elections. The party won 189 seats, 19 seats above the needed majority of the 338 sets.  They defeated The Conservative party which was in power since nine years but has won only 97 seats now.

VK Malhotra named the Head of All India Council of Sports

20.10.2015: Vijay Kumar Malhotra is named as the president of All India Council of Sports by union government. Others in the council are PT Usha, Kunjarani Devi, Baichung Bhutia and Gopichand.He served as the senior vice present of Indian Olympic Association also.

Urvashi Rautela won the Miss Diva 2015 Title

20.10.2015: Model and actress Urvashi Rautela is crowned as Yamaha Fascino Miss Diva 2015.  She was crowned at an event in Mumbai. She will represent India in Miss Universe Pageant.  Natasha Assadi of Bangalore stood in second place and the 2nd runner up is Naveli Deshmukh.  Urvashi Rautela was also the winner of Miss Asian Supermodel 2011 title in the year 2011.

Virender Sehwag Announced Retirement from International Cricket

20.10.2015: Virender Sehwag announced retirement from international cricket. His career that spanned over a decade has ended with his retirement announcement both from international cricket and also IPL.  He announced the retirement on 37th birthday. He played more than 104 tests and scored 858 runs. His average score was 49.34. His total score consists of 23 centuries and 32 half centuries.  He is the only batsman to score a triple century in tests for Indian team. His contemporary Zaheer Khan also announced retirement a few days earlier.

Ban Lifted on Maggi Noodles in Karnataka and Gujarat

20.10.2015: Governments of Gujarat and Karnatka lifted ban on sale on Maggi Noodles.  Clean chit was given by three government approved labs to the India’s most popular instant noodles.  Maggi noodles are to be relaunched soon in India. Gujarat Food and Drug Control Authority lifted the ban on sale of Maggi noodles after Bombay High Court lifted nationwide ban on it that was imposed a few months earlier.