Audrey Azoulay appointed as Director General of UNESCO
Audrey Azoulay was on 10 November 2017 elected as the Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Azoulay succeeds outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova of Bulgaria.
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Union Cabinet approves appointment of Second National Judicial Pay Commission
The Union Cabinet on 10 November 2017 approved the appointment of Second National Judicial Pay Commission (SNJPC) for Subordinate Judiciary in the country. The cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Cabinet approves creation of National Testing Agency to conduct entrance examinations
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 10 November 2017 approved creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) as an autonomous, self-sustained organisation to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions.
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Philippines on agriculture
The Union Cabinet on 10 November 2017 gave its approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Philippines on agriculture and related fields.

The cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The MoU i More..





Facebook to introduce disaster response tools in India
Social media giant, Facebook has teamed up with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and an Indian non-profit body – SEEDS- to offer tools to these agencies in an attempt to help them respond more effectively to natural disasters.
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Linking of Aadhaar with insurance policy mandatory: IRDAI
Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) on 8 November 2017 announced that the linkage of Aadhaar number with insurance policies is mandatory under the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Ru More..





The 20th International Children's Film Festival begins in India
International Children's Film Festival India (ICFFI), popularly known as the Golden Elephant began in Hyderabad, Telangana on 8 November 2017. The festival would conclude on the occasion of Children’s Day on 14 November.

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Union Government launches Coal India's 'Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran' App
Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on 7 November 2017 launched ‘Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App’ benefitting customers of Coal India Limited (CIL) for smooth coal delivery by road.

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Food Processing Industry: Scope, Schemes & Challenges
In early November 2017, the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) successfully organized the World Food India 2017 in New Delhi. The 3-day long event showcased India’s potential to become the ‘World Food Factory’ to the participating c More..





WCD Ministry to address grievances of sexual harassment at work place
The Union Women and Chid Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on 7 November 2017 said that the Ministry is dedicated to address grievances of sexual harassment at work place.

The minister said this while launching the online complaint ma More..





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