Current Affairs, News & Facts of 15 Oct 2013

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  • Eleanor Catton of New Zealand becomes the youngest writer to win the Man Booker Prize 2013 for her novel 'The Luminaries'. Indian-American Jhumpa Lahiri was also in the fray for her novel "The Lowland". 
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  • Australian Terry Walsh appointed the chief coach of Indian men`s hockey team. He succeeds his compatriot Michael Nobbs who was sacked due to string of poor results.
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  • World observes 6th International Day of Rural women on October 15, 2013.  
    • It was established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007. 
    • It recognizes “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.”
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  • The Indian Navy commissions its largest offshore patrol vessel (OPV) 'INS Sunayna'. The 105-metre long ship, designed and built by the public sector Goa Shipyard, is soon to be deployed for anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden.
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  • Telecom Regulatory Authority of India states about 97.82 million subscribers applied to port their number to different service providers by the end of July 2013.  
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