Current Affairs 9th November 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 9th November 2017

NATIONAL

  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance conferred with the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards in the “General Insurance Company of the Year” category
  • Himachal Pradesh to use EVMs with VVPAT machines on all booths during assembly elections
  • Piyush Goyal has launched ‘Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App’ benefitting customers of Coal India Limited (CIL)
  • WCD launches She-BOX for online complaints of sexual harassment

INTERNATIONAL

  • Jaipur , Varanasi and Chennai Included in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network For Contribution in Music
  • Guinea Becomes New Member Of International Solar Alliance

BANKING & ECONOMY

  • Digital payment platform Paytm introduced payments using BHIM UPI on its platform
  • PayPal launches domestic operations in India

AGREEMENT

  • India Signs Loan Agreement for “OHEPEE” Project with World Bank for US $119 Million
  • Kerala government inked an MoU with Intel and UST Global
  • Microsoft & Ola is building a new connected vehicle platform for car manufacturers

APPOINTMENT

  • Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been designated as the new Finance Secretary

DEFENCE

  • Long-Range Cruise Missile ‘Nirbhay’ Test-Fired

AWARD

  • Indian short film ‘The School Bag’ has won the ‘Best Short Film Award’ at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM)

SPORT

  • Indian Boxer Mary Kom wins Gold at Asian Women’s Boxing Championships in Vietnam
  • India clinched the T20 series against New Zealand

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