Daily Current Affairs 27th November, 2017

Daily Current Affairs 27 November 2017 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related exams.

NATIONAL NEWS

Tata Power Solar commissions India’s first rooftop solar carport

Tata Power Solar has commissioned India’s first rooftop solar car port at Unity One mall in Rohini, in association with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), to offer provide 300KW of solar electricity. The plant is estimated to set off 438 tons of carbon emission annually.

Odisha announces scheme to boost fresh water aquaculture

Odisha government launched a scheme to boost fish production in the state with a budgetary provision of 96 crore rupees.

  • The ‘Fish Pond Yojana’ scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Manipur CM inaugurates India-Myanmar media interaction programme

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated a two-day India-Myanmar media interaction programme in Imphal and said his government is trying to introduce a bus service between the two places to bring the people closer.

Amazon India launches startup challenge

Amazon India collaborated with hardware accelerator “HAX” and crowd-funding community “Kickstarter” to announce “Startup C-Cube” — a multi-level challenge for the startups that will commence in Bengaluru on December 5.

  • The move is expected to bring companies together to work towards building the product startup ecosystem.


BANKING 

Bank of Baroda launches digital Supply Chain Finance solution

State-run lender Bank of Baroda launched digital Supply Chain Finance solution which aims to accelerate working capital loan opportunities for the small and medium enterprises and large corporate clients.

  • The new product provides a range of supply chain finance products which covers pre- and post-shipment products like dealer and vendor finance.


SPORTS

Bottas wins Abu Dhabi F1 GP

Mercedes’ Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the 20th and final race in the 2017 Formula One season held in Abu Dhabi.



APPOINTMENTS

Former DEA Secretary Shaktikanta Das appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa

Shri Shaktikanta Das, Former Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, has been appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa till December 31, 2018 for the Development Track of the G20.

Former Planning Commission member N K Singh to lead 15th Finance Commission

The 15th Finance Commission to recommend on the sharing of revenue between the Centre and states for a five-year period was constituted by the government on 27th November, 2017.

  • The Commission will be headed by former Union Secretary and ex-MP NK.Singh. Other members include former Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das and Anoop Singh


AWARDS

Miss Universe 2017: South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters wins the crown

South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica making it to the final three. She helps train women in self-defense.



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