26th October 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the International Conference on Consumer Protection for East, South & South-East Asian Countries in New Delhi.
2.State Bank of India (SBI) has slashed Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) charges up to 80 percent.
3.South African Indian-origin couple, Professors Salim Abdool Karim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim received the prestigious award from the Institute of Human Virology (IHV) for their exceptional contributions in the field of HIV/AIDS in the US.
4.India has 108 publicly-listed family-owned businesses, third highest in the world, topped by China, according to Credit Suisse report.
5.An Indian-origin campaigner, Gina Miller has been named the UK’s most influential black person of the year.
6.Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R. K. Singh addressed the 3rd Global Investors’ India Forum in New Delhi.
7.The Indian government has imposed anti-dumping duty on certain stainless steel products from China, the United States, South Korea and the European Union.
8.Virat Kohli has surpassed football legend Lionel Messi on the list of most valuable brands among athletes, according to Forbes.
9.Sharmila Tagore has Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi for her contribution in the field of cinema.
10.Manav Thakkar became the first Indian to occupy the top spot in the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Junior Circuit standings.