November 24, 2018

Daily Current Affairs Update

✓Emmy-nominated British actress ‘Millie Bobby Brown’ (14-year) has been appointed as UNICEF’s  Youngest ever
Goodwill Ambassador.
✓Senior IAS officer Vijay Kumar Dev(1987 batch from AGMUT cadre) has been appointed as the chief secretary of Delhi
✓The  Mexican government has honoured Indian academician Shyama Prasad Ganguly (first Indian Academician) with 'Orden Mexicana del Águila Azteca' (Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle), the highest civilian honour given to a foreigner by Mexico.
✓Classical music stalwart Ustad Imrat Khan (83-years) passed away in the US after a brief illness.
✓12th World Congress on Mountain Medicine started in Kathmandu,Nepal.
✓The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under the Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987
✓According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), India is the only country to have recorded a substantial decline in malaria cases in 2017 out of the 11 highest burden countries worldwide
✓The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has developed a new technology 'Impact Based Forecasting Approach' to assess the rise of water level in rivers and reservoirs by rain.
✓Tripura Governor Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki has inaugurated the “7th International Tourism Mart for the North-East States
Former Indian hockey player, Sandeep Michael, who captained the Indian junior team to a gold at the Asia Cup 2003, died at the age of 33 after battling an unspecified neurological problem.
Former Chelsea Striker Didier Drogba Announces Retirement at 40
MC Mary Kom has created history by becoming the first woman to win six boxing world titles by clinching the 48 kg gold at the 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi.


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