December 15, 2017

November 2017 #2 - Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk, RBI Assistant exams

November 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk, RBI Assistant exams

November 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk, RBI Assistant exams

  1. Tropical Cyclone OCKHI Hits South Indian States Kerala and Tamilnadu, causing heavy rains and tides
  2. Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched SHe-Box online complaint Management System for women working in both public and private organizations to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace.
  3. Traditional International Lavi fair held in Rampur, Himachal Pradesh.
  4. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) upheld basic principles of an open and free internet in its recommendations on Net Neutrality
  5. Supreme Court refused to ban traditional buffalo slush track race in Karnataka named Kambala
  6. Swedish home furnishing major IKEA launched its first experiential centre Hej HOME in Hyderabad, Telangana
  7. Sikkim will get its first airport by end of November 2017, located over 30 kilometres from capital Gangtok.
  8. Samsung partnered with Uttar Pradesh State Government for Smart Healthcare Programme, which will include setting up 20 healthcare centres to offer affordable and quality healthcare to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections of society.
  9. Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Western Railway (WR) launched mobile application ‘Eyewatch Railways’ for security of women commuters travelling in Mumbai.
  10. Qaumi Ekta Week (National Integration Week) observed during November 19 - 25, 2017 
  11. Petroleum Ministry preponed introduction of BS (Bharat Stage)-VI grade auto fuels in Delhi with effect from 1 April 2018 instead of 1 April 2020
  12. Odisha government imposed 7 month ban on sea fishing, to protect Olive Ridley sea turtles, as breeding season of endangered marine animals is approaching.
  13. National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD), Ministry of Women and Child Development launched intensive training program for Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and Master Trainers in New Delhi.
  14. Nagaland became first North Eastern state to launch Point of Sale (PoS) for electricity bill payment
  15. Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel inaugurated National Biomaterial Centre (National Tissue Bank) at National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) in Delhi.
  16. Maharashtra government banned packaged water bottles in government offices, to become plastic-free state from March 2018.
  17. Kerala government launched new sanitary napkins distribution scheme for school girls named She Pad
  18. Karnataka Assembly passed Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Bill 2017, aimed at eradicating inhuman evil practices propagated and performed in name of black magic to exploit the common people.
  19. Indian Railways launched Project Saksham as its largest time-bound upskilling exercise for its 13 lakh employees
  20. Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) launched India’s first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station at a petrol pump in Nagpur, in collaboration with cab aggregator Ola
  21. Haryana government signed MoU Worth INR 20000 Crores with an integrated trade facilitation services organisation - Verbind - to set up a logistics and trading hub in state.
  22. Government launched phase 2 of BharatNet project to connect 1.5 lakh gram panchayats with high-speed broadband by March 2019.
  23. Global Retailing Major Walmart launched its first fulfillment centre in India in Mumbai.
  24. International Gita Mahotsava 2017 held in Kurukshetra, Haryana.
  25. NITI Aayog in partnership with USA government organized India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit at Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), To promote spirit of entrepreneurship in tribal youth.

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