DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 16 NOV 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA AND AUSTRALIA COMPLETE FORMALITIES FOR CIVIL NUCLEAR PACT
i. India and Australia have completed procedures for the two-nation civil nuclear deal
ii. The deal was conducted at the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull at G-20 Summit at Antalya in Turkey.
iii. The civil nuclear deal between India and Australia has been signed in last year but now they have cleared the enforcement of nuclear deal between two countries.
iv. Australia has the world’s highest Uranium reserves.
2. HEALTH MINISTRY INAUGURATES COUNTRY’S FIRST AMRIT OUTLET AT AIIMS
i. Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has opened country’s first Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment outlet at AIIMS in New Delhi.
ii. AMRIT programme aims to sell drugs at highly discounted rates for cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
UNION HEALTH MINISTER: J P NADDA
3. PHILIPPINES TO HOST 2015 ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION SUMMIT
i. Philippines will host 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in capital city Manila of Philippines.
ii. Philippines is going to host it for second time.
iii. The Theme of the 2015 APEC Summit is “Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World”
iv. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is regional economic forum of 21 member countries and India has the status of observer in APEC.
v. It was established in 1989 in order to leverage the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific region’s economies and promote free trade in the region. Headquarter: Hong Kong.
4. XUERUI LI WON WOMEN'S SINGLES TITLE AT CHINA OPEN SUPERSERIES
i. Chinese shuttler Xuerui Li grabbed Women's Singles title of China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament.
ii. She has defeated India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal.
5. NICO ROSEBERG WINS 2015 BRAZILIAN GRAND PRIX TITLE OF F1
i. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany has grabbed the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix title of Formula One at Sao Paulo.
ii. Nico Rosberg has earlier won this year Spain, Monaco, Australian ,Mexican Grand Prix and now Brazilian Grand Prix titles.