05th October 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.World Teachers’ Day is observed on 05th October. This Year Theme is “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”.
2.The 2017 Noble Prize in Literature has been awarded to Japan-born English Author Kazuo Ishiguro.
3.The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) opened a branch in Dehradun, to make transactions of the state government more convenient.
4.India’s renewable energy capacity will more than double by 2022, according to International Energy Agency (IEA) report.
5.The government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of water resources in the North-Eastern Region, Committee headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar.
6.Pooja Kadian bagged India’s first ever gold medal at Wushu World Championships in Kazan, Russia.(In 75 Kg Women’s Sanda Category).
7.Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani has topped Forbes’s annual list of India’s 100 richest tycoons with a net worth of $38 billion for the 10th consecutive year.(2nd Azim Premji).
8.The Mongolian Parliament has confirmed Ukhnaa Khurelsukh as the country’s new Prime Minister.
9.Vice Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been appointed as new naval chief of Pakistan.
10.HDFC Life Insurance Company has launched ‘Neo’, a servicing bot for Twitter that uses artificial intelligence for customer service.
11.India and Djibouti have signed an agreement to establish regular Foreign Office-level consultations.