Nov 10 2016

  • The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda has recently launched the “Healthy India Initiative” magazine and “No More Tension” mobile App for promotion of health and to strengthen the health communications programmes in New Delhi.
  • The 2018 International Competition Network (ICN) annual conference will be hosted by Competition Commission of India (CCI) at New Delhi in March –April 2018.
  • The Chhattisgarh government has launched “Lakshya Bhagirathi” campaign to complete the irrigation projects that could not be completed.
  • Guy Ryder has been re-elected Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO)
  • Amitav Ghosh, an acclaimed Indian-American fiction author, will be honoured with the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Indian literary space.
  • The 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will be held in Lima, Peru from November 19-20.
  • The Union Minister of Human Resource and Development, Prakash Javadekar has launched the world’s largest digital national building initiative “Smart India Hackathon 2017” in New Delhi to harness creativity & technical expertise of over 30 lakh students from technology institutes in remotest parts of India.
  • The Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana has been launched by Rajiv Pratap Rudy, who is the Minister of State (I/C) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. It is the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)’s flagship scheme on entrepreneurship education and training.
  • The second-edition of BRICS Communication Ministers meeting has started in Bengaluru, Karnataka on November 10.
  • Republican Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Mr. Trump is now the oldest person to be elected President.
  • The 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress was recently held in New Delhi. It was attended by 900 participants from 60 countries.

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