05th & 06th November 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed across the world on 5 November.This Year theme is “Reduce the Number of Affected People”.
2.China has unveiled Asia’s largest artificial island-building ship, which has been called “a magic island-maker”.
3.Goa government executed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Bio-Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology and Nobel Media, Sweden to hold the Nobel Prize Series – India to be held in February 2018. Theme is ‘Science Impacts Life’.
4.The seventh annual bilateral exercise SAMPRITI 2017 between Indian Army and Bangladesh Army began in Meghalaya.
5.Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has resigned from his post.
6.Indian Army has launched an independent and fully-integrated Joint Training Node (JTN) at Umroi cantonment, Shillong.
7.India Beat China to Clinch Women’s Asia Cup 2017 title in Japan.
8.A memorandum of understanding (MoU) of Rs 10, 000 Crore was signed between the Government of India (GoI) and Patanjali at the World Food India 2017.
9.HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar inaugurated 2-day National Workshop ‘Chintan Shivir’ organized by Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development in New Delhi.
10.Veteran actor Mohan Joshi was felicitated with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave award for his contribution to theatre.
11.Tata Steel has commissioned the country’s largest Coke Dry Quenching facility at its state-of-the-art greenfield steel plant at Kalinganagar, Odisha.
12.ICICI Bank has announced the launch of India’s first voice-based international remittance service to enable non-resident Indians (NRIs) to send money to any bank in India.
13.The 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017 were held at the Pawan Hans Heliport, Rohini, New Delhi.
14.Ashwani Kumar has been appointed as new Chief Secretary of Puducherry.
15.Indian golfer Aditi Ashok won the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
16.HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in financing and investment by 2025 to help combat climate change.
17.Veteran Malayalam actor Vettoor Purushan was passed away.