Daily Current Affairs 6th November, 2017
November 11, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 6 November 2017 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related exams.

NATIONAL NEWS

India’s Largest CDQ Facility at Tata Steel Kalinganagar

Tata Steel has established India’s largest Coke Dry Quenching (CDQ) facility, capable of handling 200 metric tonnes per hour, at its state-of-the-art steel plant at Kalinganagar Industrial Complex in Jajpur district of Odisha.

CDQ is a heat recovery system to cool hot coke from coke ovens.

Balijatra festival begins in Odisha

The annual ‘Balijatra’ festival was inaugurated at the Gadagadia ghat in Cuttack on the banks of river Mahanadi.

  The week-long famous fair on an area of 30 acres on the river bank will continue till November 10. It got the nod from east zone bench of National Green Tribunal for the second time this year.

India, Bangladesh to hold joint military combat exercise

The Indian and the Bangladeshi army are all set to take part in an intensive combat exercise “Exercise Sampriti” at India’s Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram from November 6 to 18.

  The military combat exercise is organised to conduct counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in a semi-mountainous jungle terrain to bolster bilateral military ties.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Guinea becomes new member of International Solar Alliance

Guinea handed over country’s instrument accession to the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA).

  Founder of ISA is  Narendra Modi with its headquarters at Gwal Pahari, Gurugram, Haryana

BUSINESS

Apollo Munich Health Insurance wins ‘General Insurance Company of the Year’

Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company, a joint venture between integrated healthcare provider, Apollo Hospitals Group, and the Munich Re Group was conferred with the 21st Asia Insurance Industry Awards in the “General Insurance Company of the Year” category.

SPORTS

Aditi Ashok wins in Abu Dhabi for her third LET title

Young Indian golfer Aditi Ashok made a triumphant return to the Ladies European Tour (LET) by clinching the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open.

APPOINTMENTS

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia designated Finance Secretary

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been designated as the new Finance Secretary. Adhia is a 1981 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre.

  The vacancy was caused following the superannuation of Ashok Lavasa last month.

AWARDS

Indian short film wins award in Montreal

Indian short film “The School Bag”, which tells a story based in Pakistan, has won the Best Short Film Award at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM). The film is directed by Dheeraj Jindal.

  The movie’s plot is based in Peshawar and tells a story about the relationship between a mother and her seven-year-old son who wants a new school bag on his birthday, but fate has something else in store for him.