15th November 2017 Current Affairs in English

15th November 2017 Current Affairs in English

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1. Nepal-China dam deal canceled

Major Highlights: 

  • The deal was finalized for Budhi Gandaki hydropower project with the Chinese company.
  • It is expected that the project might be won by

 

2. India-Philippines Bilateral Meeting, Signs 4 Pacts

Major Highlights:

  • The pacts have been signed in the bilateral meeting organized on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit.
  • The major concern pitched in the meeting was terrorism, extremism and China’s intent to dominate the region.

3. Exceptional Achievement awarded on Children’s Day

Major Highlights:

  • On the eve of 14th November; Children’ s Day President Ram Nath Kovind along with Dr. Virendra Kumar (Minister of State for Women & Child Development) celebrated the day by awarding exceptional children.
  • Akash Manoj from Tamil Nadu won the Gold.

4. Rosogolla Originates From West Bengal, GI

Major Highlights:

  • An issue was raised in the past few days between West Bengal and Odisha regarding the claiming of origination of popular sweet dish Rosogolla.
  • The GI(Graphical Indication) registry made the announcement.
  • It provides certifications on the basis of geography and community belongings.

5. UGC NET Syllabus to Be Revised 

Major Highlights:

  • The syllabus will be revised for the first time in a decade.
  • As per sources the reason behind the change is the change in the curriculum of the colleges over the years.
  • UGC (University Grant Commission) conducts NET (National Eligibility Test) across the country to test the eligibility of teachers in college.

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