Current Affairs One-Liners - 22nd November 2017
Follow all the important Current Affairs of 22nd November 2017 from Current Affairs One-liners - 22nd November 2017. These Current Affairs One-Liners include all the important news updates including sports, agreements, awards and is very important for your upcoming IBPS, SSC examination.
- Justice Dalveer Bhandari's re-election to International Court of Justice (ICJ) makes his the third Indian, after Neeru Chadha and Soumya Swaminathan, to secure a prominent position in United Nations.
- Acclaimed South African Indian-origin AIDS researcher Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV.
- According to an annual Forbes list Beyonce has been named the highest paid woman in music in 2017.
- In order to better the coordination and implementation of various schemes of Women and Child Welfare department (WCD) with other government departments, Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for finance and planning announced the setting up of Gender Budget Cells in his Maharashtra.
- State-owned IOC, in collaboration with Ola, launched the country's first electric charging station at one of its petrol-diesel stations in Nagpur.
- Sarajevo Haggadah, the 14th- century richly illuminated Hebrew manuscript, which was brought to Sarajevo through the efforts of Jews fleeing persecution in Spain, has been included in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.
- First Indo-Myanmar Bilateral Military Exercise 2017 (IMBAX-2017) begins in Joint Training Node of the Indian Army at Umroi in Meghalaya.
- India and the World Bank on Monday signed a 98 million dollar loan pact, and a 2 million dollar grant agreement to help the country increase power generation capacity through cleaner, renewable energy sources. The first two solar parks are in the Rewa and Mandsaur districts of Madhya Pradesh.
- On the 2nd Anniversary of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), the Government of India signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Scheme with the State of Nagaland and with Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu for operational improvements.
- India-Russia sign pact for visa free entry of flight crew.
- Popular Bengali writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen has been declared the winner in 'Author in Bengali language' category at the second edition of Big Little Book Award.
- Veteran journalist Manik Banerjee, who is also an acclaimed mountaineer was presented with the 'Life Time Achievement Award' by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).
- Veteran journalist Manik Banerjee, who is also an acclaimed mountaineer, was presented with the 'Life Time Achievement Award' by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).
- Anuk Arudpragasam was announced winner of the DSC prize for South Asian literature 2017 at the Dhaka Literature Festival in Bangladesh for his debut novel "The Story of a Brief Marriage".
- Leander Paes and Purav Raja won their second title together after joining forces as they lifted the JSM Champaign Challenger trophy with a thrilling win over Ruan Roelofse and Joe Salisbury.
- India’s star doubles pair A Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan put up a stellar show in the Seamaster 2017 World Tour Swedish Open in Stockholm late on Friday to seize a bronze medal.
Note Down Points
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- AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
- It is a set of symptoms and illnesses which occur at the last stage of HIV infection.
- HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
- The President of World Bank is Jim Yong Kim.
- The head quarter of World Bank is situated at Washington D.C.
- The head quarter of ICJ is situated at Hague, Netherlands.
- UNICEF stands for the United Nations Children's Fund.
- The headquarter of UNICEF is situated in New York City and it provides developmental and humanitarian assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
- Anthony Lake is the CEO of UNICEF.