Current Affairs Today November 8 2017

We are presenting Current Affairs Today November 8 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.

IPPB to become operational in 650 districts to facilitate financial inclusion in rural

India Post Payments Bank will be made working till April 2018. These payment banks will be made operational in 650 districts of the country and 1.55 lakh post offices from rural areas will be connected through.

These post offices will be carrying out banking services and will also facilitate financial inclusion.


Indian short film ‘The School Bag’ wins award in Montreal

Indian short film ‘The School Bag’ has won the Best Short Film Award at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal (SAFFM). The short film tells a story based in Pakistan’s Peshawar. It tells about love between a mother and her seven-year-old son who demands a new school bag on his upcoming birthday from his mother.

The film is a recreation of events that happened back in Peshawar in December 2014 when terrorists mowed down hundreds of schoolchildren.


Kerala government inks MOU with Intel, UST Global

Kerala government has signed Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with technology giant Intel and UST Global for discovering possibilities to cover the state into a manufacturing hub for electronic hardware.

MOU was signed among IT department of Kerala, Intel corporation and UST Global in the presence of Chief minister of kerala Pinarayi Vijayan……


Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia designated New Finance Secretary

A 1981 Gujarat-cadre Indian Administrative Services officer and revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been appointed as new finance secretary by the government of India. He will take over Ashok Lavasa, who superannuated last month.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved designation of Adhia as the finance secretary and the order in this regard was issued by……


Mary Kom wins Asian Boxing Championships gold, Sonia Lather won Silver

Indian boxing legend M.C. Mary Kom (48kg) once again made India feel proud as she won Gold medal at Asian Women’s Boxing Championships.

This is her overall sixth medal at Asian Women’s Boxing Championships and is fifth…….Continue Reading–> Mary Kom wins Asian Boxing Championships gold


Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App Launched by CIL

Public sector undertaking Coal India Limited (CIL) have launched an app named as ‘Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App’ to facilitate customers of the company to whom coal company supplies coal by road.

Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App is a kind of online tracking system for CIL customers through which they can monitor that whether the dispatches have been made on the ‘First in First Out’ fair principle…..Continue Reading Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App


SHe-box Complaint Management System For Women Launched

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has launched SHe-box an online complaint management system for women working in both Public and private sector. Its a system through which women can file complaint against any kind of sexual harassment done by any one at the workplace. Get more information below:

SHe-box Complaint Management System For Women

 


HDFC Bank Made RTGS, NEFT online transactions free

India’s private sector Bank HDFC has removed charges taken on online transactions through RTGS and NEFT from first November. The new decision has been taken with an aim to promote a digital economy.

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On the other hand, banks has decided to increase charges on transactions done through cheques and also the request for additional leaves will become cost more from the start of next month for non managing saving and salary accounts.

Earlier customers had to pay…Read More Here

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