We are presenting Current Affairs Today November 3, 2017 with updates from all over the India as well as information from around the world which is important for candidates to attempt written exams well.
‘Fake news’ named as word of the year 2017
Because of its widespread use all over the world, word widespread ‘Fake news’ has been named as the word of the year by Collins dictionary. As per the reports of Collins dictionary, there was 365% increase in the use of the word in last 12 months.
The word was used by current US President Donald Trump for many times while talking about news reporting in his speeches. Along with US president, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and UK Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn were too other politicians who used a lot this word during their speeches.
Charni Road’s Royal Opera House Got UNESCO heritage award
After an year of reopening, Royal Opera House of Mumbai got UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The building was closed in 1993 for public. Since then its condition got bad through the years.
The restoration project was started eight years ago to replicate the heritage structure. It was originally inaugurated by Britain’s King George V in 1911 and completed in 1916.
Highest Motorable road of World Built in Ladakh at 19,300 feet by BRO
The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has constructed Highest Motorable road of World in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region under the “Project Himank”. The road passing through Umling La Top has been built at height over 19,300 feet.
The length of the road is 54-km. It goes through Umling La Top and connects villages Chisumle and Demchok located 230km from Leh close to India-China border in eastern sector…………Read Full Here
FASTag mandatory for all new 4-wheelers from December 1 – Road ministry
Road Ministry has made it mandatory to use FASTag devices on front windscreens for all new 4-wheelers sold from December 1. It will be the responsibility of Manufacturers and authorised dealers to make it sure that new vehicles are fitted with the FASTag.
Main Points to Keep in Mind:
If a four wheeler is sold as drive-away chassis without windscreen, then the owner of the vehicle has to…………….FASTag mandatory for all new 4-wheelers Details
Narendra Modi Inaugurated ‘World Food India Festival 2017’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated ‘World Food India Festival 2017’- a mega event on food on Friday in National Capital New Delhi at Vigyan Bhavan. The festival was organized by Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries under the leadership of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal. India is hosting such a big food event for the first time.
World Food India Festival 2017 will be a three day event starting from 3rd November, 2017 and will end on 5th November 2017. Almost 7,000 stakeholders from 60 countries will come under one roof at this mega food event. Renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor and……….Read more about World Food India Festival 2017
Pakyong airport first airport of Sikkim ready for Operations this Month
After a long delay of about five years, first airport of Sikkim is all ready to deliver its services in the state by the end of November. As per the sources 30 November is the date set for the inauguration of the first airport of Sikkim. The request to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sent to be present at the Inauguration ceremony.
The airport is spread over 990 acres in Pakyong village. Pakyong airport of Sikkim is over 30km from Gangtok and has been prepared at a cost of around Rs300 crore. The airport features in the list of top five……………… Continue Reading–> First Airport of Sikkim
Mumbai to get battery-operated eco-friendly BEST buses Soon
With an aim to reduce air and noise pollution, Mumbai people will soon get battery-operated eco-friendly BEST buses. Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has got its first batch of four battery operated buses this week.
Features of battery-operated, eco-friendly BEST buses
The buses will be run using lithium ion batteries. The batteries take three hours to get fully charged. The electric bus can go for 300 Kms after being…….. Continue–> Battery-operated eco-friendly in Mumbai