Nov 03 2016

  • ICICI Bank Ltd has launched “ICICI Bank Home Overdraft” facility for salaried customers.
  • Kim Byong-joon has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of South Korea on November 2, 2016.
  • Team India’s limited-overs cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named as the top most valued athlete in India, as per the recently released Forbes Fab 40
  • Maharashtra will be the first state in India to launch cyber police stations in each district to nab cyber criminals.
  • GST Council approved a four-tier GST tax structure of 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%, with lower rates for essential items and the highest for luxury and de-merits goods that would also attract an additional cess
  • Minister of Railways inaugurates International Conference on Decarbonisation of Indian Railways in New Delhi
  • The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) runs the World Wide Web and has begun its 7days annual general meeting in Hyderabad.
  • The ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu launched ‘Jana Chaitanya Yatra’ in Andhra Pradesh to highlight the welfare and developmental initiatives of the government.
  • Google has associated with Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) for 360 degree virtual tour of 280-odd monuments across the country.
  • YES BANK,Country’s 5th largest private sector lender has launched its “YES MOBILE 2.0” mobile Banking app with multiple industry first features, and extensive support for Banking transactions on Apple and Android based Smart Watches
  • Centre has levied anti-dumping duty on imports of steel wire rods from China to protect domestic manufacturers from cheap in-bound shipments
  • Kolkata-born Sarabjit Singh Marwah becomes Canada’s first Sikh Senator
  • TRAI set 512 kbps as minimum broadband speed in India
  • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States has successfully finished building the largest space telescope — one that is 100 times powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope.

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