29th & 30th October 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.The Centre has released Rs.8,698 crore to states to compensate them for revenue loss following GST implementation.
2.India will host the 13th session of UN global wildlife conservation and international species protection conference in 2020.
3.World Stroke Day was observed on 29th October.This Year Theme is “What’s your reason for Preventing Stroke”.
4.The US and India held its 11th Trade Policy Forum (TPF) Meeting in Washington D.C.
5.Online travel solutions provider, Cleartrip was named the ‘Best Mobile App for Travel and Leisure’ at the Mobexx Awards 2017.
6.Patna Pirates defeated Gujarat Fortune grants to clinch the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 5 title.
7.England thrashed Spain to clinch their maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup title in Kolkata.
8.Delhi Principal Home Secretary Satya Gopal has been transferred to Arunachal Pradesh as the Chief Secretary.
9.AU Small Finance Bank has tied up with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to launch a Rs.200 crore fund for providing loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
10.India’s Kidambi Srikanth has won the French Open Super Series men’s singles title, in Paris. He became the first Indian and only fourth male shuttler in history to lift four Super Series titles in a calendar year.
11.Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P assumed charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS).
12.Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Bidar – Kalaburagi New Railway Line to the Nation, by unveiling a plaque at Bidar Railway Station, Karnataka.
13.Indian and Japanese navies have begun an intensive air anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Indian Ocean.
14.India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have held the second round of their strategic dialogue in Abu Dhabi.
15.Forex and inward solutions provider, Transcorp International has launched a platinum pre-paid card in association with Yes Bank.
16.Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher received Parmod Mahajan Smriti Award in Pune.
17.Cricketer Suresh Raina has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC).