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Month Gk Current Affairs Points - October , November 2017

  • 14/12/2017 - Rohit Sharma scored 3rd ODI double-century.

  • 13/12/2017 - Acc. to Ookla report , India ranked 109th in mobile internet speed.

  • 13/12/2017 - India ranked 100th in Global Prosperity Index.

  • 13/12/2017 - Priyanka Chopra conferred Mother Teresa Memorial award.

  • 12/12/2017 - Indian economy to grow at 7.2 percent in 2018 , says UN report.

  • 11/12/2017 - Hockey World League - Australia wins gold medal.

  • 10/12/2017 - Hockey World League - India wins bronze medal.

  • 09/12/2017 - Rafael Nadal , Garbine Muguruza named ITF Players of the Year.

  • 09/12/2017 - Sarvesh Tiwari appointed as President , Para Sports Foundation.

  • 09/12/2017 - Kacheguda became India's first energy efficient railway station.

  • 09/12/2017 - Kanchanmala Pande became 1st Indian to win the gold medal in the World Para Swimming Championship.

  • 08/12/2017 - Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo wins 5th Ballon d'Or.

  • 07/12/2017 - Mujeeb Zadran becomes the first male cricket player born in the 21st century to play International cricket.

  • 07/12/2017 - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%.

  • 07/12/2017 - 'The Silence Breakers' named Time's Person of the Year for 2017.

  • 07/12/2017 - Kumbh Mela is recognised by UNESCO as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

  • 06/12/2017 - Deepika Kumari bagged bronze in Indoor Archery World Cup.

  • 05/12/2017 - 21st Century Fox appoints Star India Chairperson and CEO Uday Shankar its Asia President.

  • 05/12/2017 - India's biggest floating solar power plant inaugurated in the Kerala.

  • 04/12/2017 - Name of Combined Military exercise between India and UK : 'Ajeya Warrior - 2017'

  • 03/12/2017 - Salil Parekh appointed as Infosys CEO & MD.

  • 03/12/2017 - Prithvi Shaw to lead India in ICC U-19 World Cup in New Zealand.

  • 03/12/2017 - Madame Tussauds opened in Delhi.

  • 03/12/2017 - Miss Korea Jenny Kim crowned Miss Supranational 2017.

  • 02/12/2017 - Dia Mirza appointed as UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India.

  • 01/12/2017 - France won 10th Davis Cup title.

  • 01/12/2017 - Mirabai Chanu won Gold at Weightlifting World Championships.

  • 01/12/2017- Badri Narain Sharma named GST anti-profiteering body Chairman.

  • 30/11/2017 - Pradeep Singh Kharola appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Air India.

  • 28/11/2017 - Shaktikanta Das appointed as India's G20 Sherpa till December 31st , 2018.

  • 28/11/2017 - Govt. appointed N K Singh as chairman of 15th Finance Commission.

  • 28/11/2017 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Hyderabad Metro Rail.

  • 28/11/2017 - Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 : November 28th - 30th , Hyderabad.

  • 28/11/2017 - President of India Ram Nath Kovind conferred the 3rd ICCR Distinguished Indologist Award to Professor Hiroshi Marui.

  • 27/11/2017 - Valtteri Bottas won Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

  • 27/11/2017 - Aegon Life Insurance appointed Vineet Arora as the MD & CEO.

  • 27/11/2017 - Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters wins Miss Universe 2017.

  • 27/11/2017 - Gopi Thonakal became 1st Indian to win Asian Marathon Men's title in Dongguan, China.

  • 27/11/2017 - R Ashwin breaks Dennis Lillee's record , became the fastest bowler to reach the milestone of 300 Test wickets in his 54th match.

  • 27/11/2017 - New Zealand scientists developed world's first artificial intelligence politician 'SAM'.

  • 26/11/2017 - SBI launched a unified integrated app called YONO (You Need Only One).

  • 25/11/2017 - N Sambasiva Rao appointed as Andhra Pradesh DGP.

  • 25/11/2017 - Ritu Phogat won silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship.

  • 24/11/2017 - Lionel Messi awarded 4th European Golden Shoe.

  • 23/11/2017 - Shubhangi Swaroop becomes the first woman to be inducted as pilot in Indian Navy.

  • 22/11/2017 - Beyonce leads the list of the World's Highest-Paid Women in Music.

  • 21/11/2017 - ICC Test Rankings - Virat Kohli climbs up to 5th spot.

  • 21/11/2017 - India's nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Dalveer Bhandari re-elected.

  • 21/11/2017 - Indian actress Trisha becomes UNICEF celebrity advocate for child rights.

  • 21/11/2017 - Ira Joshi appointed as Director-General of Doordarshan News.

  • 21/11/2017 - Nabaneeta Dev Sen honoured with Big Little Book Award.

  • 21/11/2017 - Grigor Dimitrov won ATP Finals.

  • 20/11/2017 - Manushi Chhillar won Miss World Beauty Pageant for the year 2017.

  • 19/11/2017 - Indian Oil sets up India's first electric vehicle charging station in Nagpur.

  • 18/11/2017 - Private sector RBL Bank opened all women branch in the Chennai.

  • 18/11/2017 - Anand Rajeshwar Baiwar taken charge as Executive Director , SEBI .

  • 17/11/2017 - Sethurathnam Ravi appointed as Chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange.

  • 17/11/2017 - AVPS Chakravarthi appointed as ambassador of World Packaging Organisation.

  • 17/11/2017 - France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup.

  • 16/11/2017 - Mukesh Ambani family tops Forbes list of Asia's Richest Families.

  • 15/11/2017 - Sebastian Vettel won 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix.

  • 14/11/2017 - Ganga Kumari becomes first transgender to join Rajasthan Police.

  • 14/11/2017 - Pankaj Advani won 17th World Billiards Championship title.

  • 14/11/2017 - Italy fails to qualify for FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1958.

  • 13/11/2017 - Audrey Azoulay appointed as new UNESCO Chief.

  • 12/11/2017 - Bhaskar Ganguly appointed as AIFF ombudsman.

  • 11/11/2017 - Mahendra Singh Dhoni inaugurated first global cricket academy in Dubai.

  • 11/11/2017 - Mahender Reddy appointed as DGP of Telangana.

  • 11/11/2017 - Punjab govt. to organise Military literature festival in Chandigarh from December 7th to 9th , 2017.

  • 11/11/2017 - Debjani Ghosh to be 1st Woman President of Nasscom.
    Full form of Nasscom - The National Association of Software and Service Companies

  • 10/11/2017 - RedBus co-founder Phanindra Sama appointed Chief Innovation Officer of Telangana.

  • 09/11/2017 - Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant appointed as part time member of NHAI.

  • 09/11/2017 - Mitchell Starc became 1st bowler to take two hat-tricks in the same first-class game.

  • 09/11/2017 - Mary Kom became Asian Boxing Champion for 5th time.

  • 09/11/2017 - Govt doubles import duty on Wheat to 20%.

  • 08/11/2017 - Twitter extends character limit from 140 to 280.

  • 08/11/2017 - PayPal launched domestic operations in India.

  • 07/11/2017 - Sanjeev Kaushik appointed whole-time member of SEBI.

  • 07/11/2017 - Ola ties up with Microsoft for connected car platform.

  • 07/11/2017 - DRDO successfully test fires India's long range subsonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay'.

  • 06/11/2017 - Veteran actor Mohan Joshi honoured with Vishnudas Bhave award for his contribution to the theatre.

  • 06/11/2017 - Indian Railways launched main arch of the world's highest bridge on the River Chenab.

  • 05/11/2017 - India wins Women's Asia Cup Hockey title.

  • 04/11/2017 - The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam bagged an Award of Merit from UNESCO for conserving cultural heritage.

  • 04/11/2017 - Renowned Hindi litterateur Krishna Sobti chosen for Jnanpith Award.

  • 03/11/2017 - AU Small Finance Bank gets Reserved Bank of India (RBI) approval for Scheduled Commercial Bank.

  • 02/11/2017 - World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Gender Gap Index - India ranked 108th.

  • 01/11/2017 - Bharti AXA Life Insurance names Vikas Seth as CEO.

  • 31/10/2017 - Ease of Doing Business Index - India ranked 100th.

  • 31/10/2017 - Tata Steel names T V Narendran as Global CEO & MD.

  • 31/10/2017 - Max Verstappen won Mexican Grand Prix.

  • 31/10/2017 - Heena Sidhu wins 10m air pistol gold medal at Commonwealth Shooting Championships.

  • 31/10/2017 - IPS Neelamani N. Raju beomes Karnataka's first Woman Police Chief.

  • 31/10/2017 - Yogesh Chander Modi take charge as new NIA Director General.

  • 31/10/2017 - Popular Messaging app WhatsApp adds new 'Delete for Everyone' feature.

  • 30/10/2017 - Question - Who is the Prime Minister of Italy ?
    Answer - Paolo Gentiloni

  • 29/10/2017 - India vs New Zealand ODI series : India won series 2-1

  • 29/10/2017 - India sent 1st wheat shipment to Afghanistan through Iran's Chabahar port.

  • 29/10/2017 - Cricketer Virat Kohli becomes fastest batsman to score 9000 ODI runs.

  • 28/10/2017 - FIFA U-17 World Cup Final - England defeated Spain 5-2.

  • 28/10/2017 - Madame Tussauds Delhi unveiled Justin Bieber's wax statue.

  • 28/10/2017 - Jacinda Ardern sworn in as New Zealand PM.

  • 27/10/2017 - Global Passport Power Rank 2017 - India ranked 75th.

  • 26/10/2017 - Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) appointed N S Venkatesh as CEO.

  • 26/10/2017 - Cricket ground in Kentucky , US named after Sunil Gavaskar.

  • 26/10/2017 - ISSF World Cup Final - Jitu Rai , Heena Sidhu won Gold in 10m Air Pistol mixed team event.

  • 25/10/2017 - FIFA's Men Player of the Year - Cristiano Ronaldo

  • 25/10/2017 - FIFA's Women Player of the Year - Lieke Martens

  • 24/10/2017 - Jayant Rikhye appointed as CEO of HSBC India.

  • 24/10/2017 - Indian badminton player Kidambi Srikanth wins Denmark Open title.

  • 23/10/2017 - Lewis Hamilton wins 2017 US Grand Prix.

  • 23/10/2017 - Suresh Sethi appointed as MD & CEO of India Post Payments Bank.

  • 22/10/2017 - World Health Organisation (WHO) removes Robert Mugabe as a Goodwill Ambassador.

  • 22/10/2017 - Asia Cup Hockey 2017 Final : India defeated Malaysia 2-1.

  • 21/10/2017 - Sibi George appointed as India's next Ambassador to Switzerland.

  • 21/10/2017 - Akinwumi Adesina receives World Food Prize Laureate Award.

  • 20/10/2017 - Solicitor General of India Ranjit Kumar resigns.

  • 19/10/2017 - QS Asia University Rankings - IIT Bombay ranked 34th.

  • 18/10/2017 - American writer George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize for 'Lincoln in the Bardo'.

  • 17/10/2017 - Kalli Purie appointed as Vice Chairperson of India Today Group.

  • 17/10/2017 - PM Modi inaugurates All India Institute of Ayurveda in Delhi.

  • 17/10/2017 - Voltas appointed Pradeep Bakshi as MD & CEO.

  • 17/10/2017 - MCX launched India's first commodity options in Gold.

  • 16/10/2017 - Roger Federer won 2017 Shanghai Masters final.

  • 16/10/2017 - Mohun Bagan won 37th All India Governor’s Gold Cup tournament.

  • 16/10/2017 - Kavita Devi bacame 1st Indian Woman Wrestler to sign with WWE.

  • 16/10/2017 - INS Kiltan commissioned into the Indian Navy.

  • 15/10/2017 - Recently , Union Bank of India launched 'Union Sahyog' app.

  • 15/10/2017 - Maria Sharapova wins Women's Singles title at Tianjin Open.

  • 15/10/2017 - Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypolls results - Congress' Sunil Jakhar wins.

  • 15/10/2017 - IndusInd Bank & Bharat Financial Inclusion announces merger.

  • 14/10/2017 - France's Audrey Azoulay elected Head of UNESCO.

  • 14/10/2017 - Samsung CEO Kwon Oh-hyun resigns.

  • 14/10/2017 - Gautam H Bambawale appointed as India's next Ambassador to China.

  • 14/10/2017 - Namita Gokhale bagged Centenary National Award for Literature.

  • 13/10/2017 - Deborah Herold, Aleena Reji qualified for UCI Track Cycling World Cup , Manchester, 10th-12th November.

  • 13/10/2017 - US withdraws from the UNESCO.
    Full Form of UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

  • 13/10/2017 - HSBC names John Flint as its new CEO.

  • 12/10/2017 - India qualifies for 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

  • 12/10/2017 - Global Hunger Index - India ranked 100th.

  • 11/10/2017 - Anupam Kher appointed as chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India.

  • 11/10/2017 - World Bank lowers India's growth forecast from 8.6 Percent to 7 Percent.

  • 10/10/2017 - Recently , Samiya Imad Farooqui won gold at U-15 Asian Junior Championship .

  • 10/10/2017 - Vinit Kumar took over as Chairman of Kolkata Port Trust.

  • 10/10/2017 - Standard Chartered Bank opened Global Business Services (GBS) centre in Bengaluru.

  • 10/10/2017 - Iceland becomes smallest nation to qualify for FIFA World Cup.

  • 09/10/2017 - Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2017 Winner - Richard H. Thaler

  • 09/10/2017 - Axis Bank acquires Freecharge.
    Question - Who is the CEO of Axis Bank ?
    Answer - Shikha Sharma

  • 09/10/2017 - Lewis Hamilton wins Japanese Grand Prix.

  • 08/10/2017 - Morgan Hurd wins the All-Around Title at Gymnastics World Championships , Montreal , Canada .

  • 07/10/2017 - Nobel Peace Prize 2017 Winner - Ican ( International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons )

  • 07/10/2017 - Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Governor of Tamil Nadu State.

  • 06/10/2017 - FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 : 06th - 28th October

  • 06/10/2017 - Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 Winner - Kazuo Ishiguro

  • 06/10/2017 - Kishore Biyani's Future Retail to acquire HyperCity.

  • 06/10/2017 - Ganga Prasad sworn in as Governor of the Meghalaya state.

  • 06/10/2017 - YouTube launched India's first pop-up space in Hyderabad.

  • 05/10/2017 - Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) kept repo rate unchanged at 6% .

  • 05/10/2017 - Rajnish Kumar appointed new chairman of State Bank of India ( SBI ).

  • 05/10/2017 - Pooja Kadian became 1st Indian to win a Gold Medal at Wushu World Championships.

  • 04/10/2017 - Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Jacques Dubochet , Joachim Frank , Richard Henderson

  • 03/10/2017 - Brenda Hale sworn in as First Female President of UK's Supreme Court.

  • 03/10/2017 - ICC Women's Team Ranking - England tops the list for first time.

  • 03/10/2017 - Nobel Prize in Physics - Rainer Weiss , Barry C. Barish , Kip S. Thorne

  • 03/10/2017 - P V Sindhu appointed as brand ambassador of the 'Swachh Andhra Mission'.

  • 03/10/2017 - Dr. Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy Director-General of WHO.

  • 02/10/2017 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young

  • 02/10/2017 - Kaziranga National Park ( State - Assam ) opened for tourists.

  • 01/10/2017 - Max Verstappen won Malaysian Grand Prix.

  • 01/10/2017 - ICC ODI Rankings: Virat Kohli ranked 1st.

  • 01/10/2017 - Question - Who is the new Director General of SSB (Sashastra Seema Bal) ?
    Answer - Rajni Kant Mishra

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