30th November 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.IAS officer Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed as Secretary of Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
2.An Egyptian journalist, Khaled al-Balshy has been named the winner of a category of the 2017 Civicus Nelson Mandela – Graca Machel Innovations Award.
3.Air India commissioned its first ATR simulator at its Central Training Establishment (CTE) in Hyderabad. (ATR 72-600 full-flight simulator (FFS)
4.Mirabai Chanu has won the gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, United States.
5.The Centre has sanctioned Rs 275 crore for establishing a Global Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
6.The annual meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) began in the Russian city of Sochi.
7.Karnataka Bank Ltd has partnered with the Boston Consulting Group (India) Pvt Ltd for its transformation initiatives.
8.Three-day India-Afghan Cultural Festival inaugurated in New Delhi.
9.Indian Coast Guard conducted Regional Level Marine Oil Pollution Response Exercise titled ‘Clean Sea – 2017’ at Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
10.India and Italy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector.
11.The first India-New Zealand Cyber Dialogue was held in New Delhi.
12.Actress-producer Dia Mirza was appointed as UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India.
13.An Egyptian actress and singer Shadia has passed away.