06th October 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
2.Journalist and Activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead on September 5, has been posthumously accorded with the prestigious Anna Politkovskaya Award, instituted by Reach All Women (RAW) in War.
3.HDFC Life Insurance and Apollo Munich Health have come together to launch ‘Click2Protect Health plan’, which provides both life and health cover under a single plan.
4.The first ever ASEAN-India Music Festival began at Purana Quila in New Delhi.This Year theme is ” Shared Values, Common Destiny “.
5.India and Ethiopia have signed agreements on trade, communication, and media to boost bilateral ties.
6.US President Donald Trump is now the world’s most followed leader on Twitter, while Narendra Modi is the third, according to the latest report by Twiplomacy.
7.The 14th annual Summit between India and the European Union (EU) was held in New Delhi.
8.India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the finance contract for lending of 300 million Euros for Bangalore Metro Rail Project phase-II.
9.Banwarilal Purohit was sworn in as the 25th governor of Tamil Nadu by Madras high court chief justice Indira Banerjee at Raj Bhavan in Chennai.
10.The First Meeting of India-Australia Joint Steering Committee was held in New Delhi.
11.Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will set up a research center in Guwahati, Assam.
12.Former Union minister and socialist leader Purushottam Lal Kaushik was passed away.