21st November 2017 Current Affairs in English

21st November 2017 Today Current Affairs in English

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1. Dalveer Bhandari: Re-Elected For ICJ

Major Highlights:

  • Bhandari had received 183-193 votes in the general assembly and managed to secure all 15 votes in the security council held in the UN headquarters in New York.
  • In the elections, Bhandari’s opposition was with UN’s British Permanent Representative Matthew Rycroft who withdrew his name from the race.
  • India had nominated its Dalveer Bhandari from its side for the International Court of Justice.
  • With the winning of Bhandari the UK has assured him to cooperate with India in the United Nations globally.
2. ISRO Open Ups to Private Sector

Major Highlights:

  • ISRO has released tender for the private sector for Assembly, Integration and Testing of 30-35.
  • The step has been taken by the institution to increase the total number of satellite launching.
3. Indian Rupee firmed up against Dollar

Major Highlights:

  • The Indian rupee has noticed a rise of 5paise to 65.06 due to the rise in domestic equities.
  • Earlier the week the rupee had risen to 65.11paise.
4. Indian Renewable Energy Firms among the Poorest

Major Highlights:

  • The revelation has been made by the rating agency Fitch that Indian renewable energy companies are among the poorly rated grade companies in the Asia Pacific region.
  • On the other hand, according to the agency, the demand for the petroleum has grown by 5% driven by strong GDP growth.
5. Union Government in agreement World Bank to raise the solar parks and technical support

Major Highlights:

  • The government has signed an agreement for the IBRD/CTF loan of $98million.
  • Along with it, they have also signed a Grant Agreement for US $2 million for Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project.

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