20th November 2017 Today Current Affairs in English

20th November 2017 Today Current Affairs in English

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1. India moves up on 126th in GDP

Major Highlights:

  • In terms of the GDP and per capita income India has managed to move up to one position in terms of GDP per capita of the countries.
  • Well India’s position is still the lowest in its BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).
  • The ranking is part of the latest World Economic Outlook report given by the International Monetary Fund.
  • It gives ranks to almost 200 countries based on the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP).
2. NASA launched JPSS-1

Major Highlights:

  • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched a satellite called Joint Polar Satellite Systen-1.
  • The satellite is a merger between the NASA and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).
3. Government to seeks only the surplus money from RBI

Major Highlights:

  • The government has just demanded its surplus of 13,000 crores lying with the Central Bank.
  • At the end of each fiscal year, the RBI pays a budget which is supposed to be divided at every fiscal year.
  • The decision has been taken after Moody’s has acknowledged the reform process of India in terms of debt control and putting bank sector in order.
  • Subhash Chandra Garg is the Economic Affairs Secretary.
4. Manushi Chhillar crowned Miss World

Major Highlights:

  • After 17 years, 20 years old Indian beauty pageant has been crowned with his title.
  • Previously Priyanka Chopra had won the title in 2000.
  • Manushi is the medical student pursuing her MBBS.
5. Robert Mugabe agreed to resign

Major Highlights:

  • He was serving as Zimbabwe President for 37 years since its freedom in 1980 from Britain.
  • Mugabe has been replaced by the Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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