Current Affairs Daily Update : 1 November 2017


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(1). India at 100 ranks among 190 countries‘ease of doing business’: World Bank

  • India climbed 30 positions in ease of doing business ranking by the World Bank, in its  Doing Business 2018 .
  •  India at 100 ranks among 190 countries last year India was ranked 130.
  • Improving India’s ranking in the report has been a key component of PM Narendra Modi’s economic agenda.

Important Point Remember from Above News for IBPS CLERK, PO Mains Exam-

  • Jim Yong Kim is the President of World Bank.
  • The World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., United States.


(2). Neelamani N. Raju Appointed Karnataka’s First Woman Police Chief

  • Neelamani N. Raju became the first woman officer to head the State police force and hold the position of Director General (DG) and Inspector General of Police(IGP).
  • Neelamani N. Raju  1983 batch IPS officer took over from R.K. Dutta .


Important Point Remember from Above News for IBPS CLERK, PO Mains Exam-

  • Karnataka’s Present CM —  Siddaramaiah
  • Karnataka’s Present Governor — Vajubhai Vala


(3). India Tops List of New Tuberculosis Cases in 2016 : WHO

  • India topped the list of seven countries, accounting for 64 per cent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016, according to a new report by the World Health Organisation.
  • India was followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa, according to a Global TB Report 2017 released by the WHO. An estimated 1.7 million people died from TB in 2016.
  • Also, India along with China and the Russia accounted for almost of half of the 490,000, multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases registered in 2016.
  • India’s domestic budget for fight India’s domestic budget for fighting tuberculosis showed a dramatic jump from about Rs 700 crore in 2015 to Rs 2,500 crore last year, according to a report from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Important Point Remember from Above News for IBPS CLERK, PO Mains Exam-

  • Headquarters WHO — Geneva, Switzerland.
  • WHO Director General — Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus .


(4). Reliance Communications Ltd and Russian Telecom SSTL Complete merger.

  • Russian telco Sistema has completed the merger of its Indian telecommunications business with Reliance Communications Ltd.
  • SSTL now owns a 10% equity stake in RCom following a new share issue by the Indian operator.


(5). Tata Steel promotes TV Narendran as global CEO & MD

  • Mr. Narendran now MD for India and south-east Asia .


(6). Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day): October 31

  • India celebrates October 31 as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day). This day marks the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who played an instrumental role in the integration of princely state with Indian Union post-independence.
  • Prime Minister Modi also flagged off the 1.5 km ‘Run for Unity’ event at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

(7). Army to build new bridge at Mumbai railway station .

  • The Army will help build a new foot overbridge at the Elphinstone Road station in Mumbai by January 31 .
  • the Army would also build two more foot overbridges at Curry Road and Ambivli stations.

(8). The Bhutan PM is on a four-day visit to India .

  • Bhitan PM  Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck is on a four – day visit to India .
  • King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck reachs visit to India .

Important Point Remember from Above News for IBPS CLERK, PO Mains Exam-

Bhutan Capital — Thimpu

Bhutan Currency —Ngultrum and Indian rupee

(9). Govt. to attempt Guinness World Record For  the largest online science examination for school students. 

  • Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan will be conducted in November for around 91,000 students

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