27th October 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Indian Army celebrated 71st Infantry Day on 27th October.
2.Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is going to be observed from 30th October to 4th November 2017. This year theme “My Vision-Corruption Free India”.
3.World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is observed on 27th October. This Year theme is “Discover, remember and share”.
4.GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd, Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad and Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board have come together to promote the growth of tourism traffic.
5.Saudi Arabia has become the first country to give a robot citizenship, designed by entrepreneur David Hanson.
6.India and Sri Lanka have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct 1200 houses in Hambantota.
7.Lonely Planet has ranked Chile as the number one country to visit next year in its much-anticipated Best in Travel 2018 list.
8.Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has launched the railways’ first set of solar plants with a total capacity of the 5-megawatt peak (MWp) at the inauguration of the ‘International Conference on Green Initiatives and Railway Electrification’ in New Delhi.
9.Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) has received an award from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for supporting start-ups.
10.Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $65.5 million loan agreement to continue interventions to check coastal erosion on the Western Coast in Karnataka.
11.Renowned Malayalam writer Punathil Kunjabdulla has passed away.
12.Biocon has been ranked No.9 in The Science Careers Top 20 Employers Survey 2017.
13.The Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Special Centre for Disaster Research at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi.
14.Gokul Natesan becomes the second Indian-origin player to be signed by an NBA G-League side.
15.India and the United States have agreed to implement the programme for Helicopter Operations from Ships Other Than Aircraft Carriers (HOSTAC).
16.Tech major SAP has announced the launch of Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region’s first SAP Leonardo Center in Bengaluru.