Current Affairs 12th November 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 12th November 2017

NATIONAL

  • Lakshadweep get new airport
  • Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata to get more airports
  • Telangana government declares Urdu as second official language
  • Bike ambulances to be introduced in Delhi from January
  • Arunachal Pradesh government honours singer Bhupen Hazarika with a 10-foot statue
  • Mumbai is hosting grand India and World exhibition
  • Centre approves creation of National Testing Agency
  • JEE Main, NEET likely to be conducted twice a year from 2019

INTERNATIONAL

  • Qatar appoints women to Shura Council for first time
  • UNESCO appoints its second woman Director-General

BANKING & ECONOMY

  • Senior citizens of more than 70 years of age get doorstep banking by December 31
  • GST Council slashes tax rates on 177 items from 28% to 18%
  • HDFC Bank tweaks norms for premium accounts
  • Dubai bank Emirates NBD begins operations in India

SPORTS

  • Cricketer Gautam Gambhir named government nominee in DDCA managing committee
  • Bharat Khandare set to become UFC’s first India-born fighter

OBITUARY

  • Former India cricketer AG Milkha Singh passed away

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