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11 October, 2019 Current Affairs

India women's cricket captain Mithali Raj became the first female player to last more than 20 years in international cricket.
She achieved the feat while leading India to an emphatic eight-wicket win over South Africa Women in the first ODI at Vadodara.

German World Cup champion Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from soccer.
Schweinsteiger spent a majority of his career with European giants Bayern Munich, where he won eight Bundesliga titles and seven German cups as well as the Champions league in 2013.
The 35-year-old made over 300 appearances for the Bavarian side, scoring 45 goals from 2002-2015.

US gymnastics star Simone Biles clinches a record-extending 15th world championship title as the US wins world gymnastics team Gold in Stuttgart, Germany.

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino.
They have been awarded "for the development of lithium-ion batteries".
The batteries power everyday products such as smartphones, laptops and even electric vehicles.

Reliance Mutual Fund is renamed as Nippon India Mutual Fund.
The name change came after Nippon Life Insurance of Japan completed the acquisition of 75 per cent stake in Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management from Reliance Capital.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two brand-new special aircraft that will reach India next year may be placed under the Indian Air Force rather than Air India.

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) announced its partnership with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) - Bangalore to launch a new programme 'Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship'.
The two-year Fellowship programme will be delivered by IIMB’s Centre of Public Policy (CPP).

The ambitious Pradhan Mantri Innovation Learning Programme, DHRUV, kick-started from ISRO in Bengaluru and will conclude on 24th of this month at IIT, Delhi.
Sixty brightest and talented students from Science, Mathematics and Performing Arts have been chosen for the programme.