Current Affairs 15th November 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 15th November 2017

NATIONAL

  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates 37th India International Trade Fair in Delhi
  • India, Philippines inked four agreements in various fields
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to leave on 2-day visit to Singapore
  • India-Canada Technology Summit held in New Delhi
  • Bangalore to soon have helipads for medical emergencies
  • India’s first wave-powered navigational buoy launched in Chennai
  • Andhra Pradesh’s Araku Valley to host Hot Air Balloon Festival

INTERNATIONAL

  • The 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan held in Turkmenistan
  • The 10th South Asia Economic Summit held in Nepal
  • EU nations sign up for new era of deeper defense cooperation
  • Indians form 2nd largest group of international students in USA

APPOINTMENTS

  • Debjani Ghosh set to be first woman President of NASSCOM

BANKING & ECONOMY

  • Retail inflation rises to seven-month high of 3.58% in October
  • Paytm to acquire startups Nearbuy, Little for $30 mn: Report
  • India to overtake Japan as third largest economy by 2028: BofAML

SCIENCE

  • World carbon emissions to touch record levels in 2017
  • Sweden-based scientists calculate speed of electron emission from atom

SPORTS

  • Rahul Dravid named Bengaluru FC ambassador for ISL 2017
  • India to take on Myanmar in 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifier

OBITUARY

  • French Olympic skier dies in training accident

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