The 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 drew to a close on Tuesday evening, 28 November 2017, in Goa after an eight-day run that saw stars and controversies show up at the Panaji, Goa, the venue in equal measure. After a week-long fiesta which saw the presence of Bollywood’s biggest stars including Shah Rukh. . . . .
U.S. President Donald Trump’s advisor and daughter Ivanka Trump, who had arrived in Hyderabad early on Tuesday, will reach Global Entrepreneurship Summit venue at Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) in Madhapur. ##HIGHLIGHTS OF GES 2017:: GES 2017 will see high-profile names and personalities. . . . .
It was telecasted on 26th November 2017. ######## Constitutional day ######### The 26th of November is our Constitution Day. The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on this day in the year nineteen forty-nine.This is the day to remember the members of the Constituent Assembly. Itis. . . . .
South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe on 26/11/2017 at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica making it to the final three. She hails from Western Cape Province and recently earned a business management degree from North-West University. Shraddha Shashidhar, who. . . . .
NOVEMBER 26 AS LAW DAY (1979-2015): It was in 1979, when the first proposal was mooted to celebrate November 26 as an anniversary of the adoption of Constitution and assess the state of law in the country as envisaged by the framers of the legal document. Noted jurist and former parliamentarian LM Singhvi. . . . .
India has a wide network of different banks to meet the financial needs of people and hence the government has no intention to consider introducing Islamic banking, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said. #####What is Islamic banking##### Islamic or Sharia banking is a system of finance in which interest. . . . .
The Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday cleared a proposal to enact a law for awarding death sentence to those guilty of raping girls aged 12 or below in the State.“The Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan okayed the recommendation to hand down capital punishment for rape of girls aged 12 years or below,”
The State-run Jeevandan organ donation scheme has been chosen as the best performing organ donation drive in the country by National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The award for ‘Best Performing State’ will be given by Union Minister for Health and. . . . .
India topped the medals' chart after claiming five gold medals on the final day of the AIBA World Women's Youth Boxing Championships on Sunday. Nitu, Jyoti, Sakshi, Shashi Chopra and Ankushita Boro clinched the yellow metals. India earlier had also won two bronze medals. It was the biggest medal haul in the championship,. . . . .
The Andhra Pradesh government appointed N Sambasiva Rao as Andhra Pradesh DGP. Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar, in an order issued on 24/11/2017, stated that Mr Sambasiva Rao, IPS officer of 1984 batch, has been transferred and posted as DGP (Hopf) of the State in the existing vacancy with immediate effect.. . . . .
Maharashtra stands as the single largest consumer of electricity in India, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Telangana. With a demand for 75,169 million units (MU) during April to September, revealed data carried out by Central Electricity Authority. with the increasing demand, there was an increase of 8.6% over the demand. . . . .
Gopi Thonakal became the first India man to win Asian Marathon Championship. He achieved the feat in the 16th edition of the prestigious event held at Dongguan in China. Gopi clocked 2 hours 15 minutes and 48 seconds to clinch the gold.Andrey Petrov of Uzbekistan bagged the silver with a timing of 2:15:51s. . . . .
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated International Gita Mahotsav-2017 in Haryana’s Kurukshetra On November 25, 2017.The Mahotsav will conclude on December 3.About 25-30 lakh people are likely to participate in the Mahotsav this year as against 20 lakh last year. On November 25, 2017, President Ram Nath Kovind, also participated. . . . .
Lionel Messi received his fourth Golden Shoe award on 24/11/2017 for leading all of Europe's leagues in scoring last season. Messi scored 37 in the Spanish league, beating out Dutch striker Bas Dost, who netted 34 for Sporting Lisbon in the Portuguese league. The 30-year-old Messi also led Europe's league in scoring. . . . .
India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) settled for the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World WrestlingChampionship at Poland.The 23-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year, lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout to settle for a silver. In. . . . .
The government has already completed geo-tagging of handlooms in the State and found that there are 17,000 handlooms in the state. Now, the government is taking up geo-tagging of the powerlooms and started it from Sircilla, which houses more than 30,000 powerlooms, the most in the State. ########Why geo-tagging#######
The Home Ministry has proposed an increase in the number of seats in the Sikkim Assembly from 32 to 40. The expansion will be the first since the State merged with India in 1975.The seats are being increased to accommodate people from the Limboo and Tamang communities. Point to be noted: Benefited communities are Limboo. . . . .
Shubhangi Swaroop becomes Indian Navy’s first woman pilot who hails from Uttar Pradesh, will soon be flying Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft. Three other women cadets, Astha Segal from New Delhi, Roopa from Puducherry and Sakthi Maya from Kerala, also created history by becoming the country’s first women. . . . .