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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 17 November 2015

Nov 17, 2015 19:03 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the One Liners in new avatar which intends to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. This will be very useful for the aspirants in their preparation for different competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

  • The state for which the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change earmarked 4000 crore rupees for resolution of the man-animal conflict – Assam   
  • The percentage by which the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) dropped on year-on-year basis in October 2015 – 3.8%
  • Union Government on 17 November 2015 approved Annual Action Plans for 81 mission cities under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)  with an investment of – 5748 crore rupees
  • The Nepal's football chief banned by FIFA on 16 November 2015 over the alleged charges of corruption is - Ganesh Thapa
  • The Indian shuttler who won the silver medal in BWF World Junior Championships is – Siril Verma
  • The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal laid the foundation stone of the first Mega Food Park in the state of – Telangana
  • The country that won the 2015 Fed Cup, which was held in Prague is - Czech Republic
  • The VHP leader associated with the Ramjanmabhoomi movement who died on 17 November 2015 in Gurgaon is - Ashok Singhal
  • National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013 was implemented 16 November 2015 in 14 of the 30 districts of - Odisha
  • Andhra Pradesh government on 16 November 2015 decided to waive loans taken by over 25000 weavers amounting to a total of - more than 110 crore rupees
  • India and China on 16 November 2015 decided to deepen bilateral defence ties and maintain peace and tranquility at - the Line of Actual Control (LAC)
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 17 January 2015 returned to India after his two-nation tour of - the United Kingdom and Turkey
  • British government said that it will hire 1900 additional officers for its intelligence agencies as part of new anti-terrorism measures following - the Paris attacks
  • Wholesale inflation moved up to minus 3.81 percent in October 2015, compared to minus 4.54 percent in September 2015 - as pulses and onions turned costlier
  • Contracting for the 11th month in a row, the India's merchandise exports slumped 17.5 percent in October, to - 21.4 billion dollars

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