DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 11TH NOV 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. PUNE TO HOST INDIA-CHINA 'HAND-IN-HAND 2016' TRAINING
i. The India and China Joint Training Exercise "Hand in Hand 2016" is scheduled to be held in Pune from November 15-27.
ii. This would mark the 6th annual joint training exercise between the Indian Army and the People's Liberation Army of China.
iii. It is aimed at honing military skills of the two armies by sharing expertise in drills while tackling insurgency and terrorism.
2. IMF APPROVES LARGEST-EVER LOAN FOR A MIDDLE EAST NATION
i. The International Monetary Fund has approved a three-year $12 billion loan program for Egypt, the largest such package to a Middle East nation.
ii. The loan will help in boosting Egypt’s foreign currency inflows, which have dwindled since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, and revive the African nation's economy.
iii. Egypt will receive an immediate disbursement of $2.75 billion.
3. CHINESE MINISTER ELECTED INTERPOL PRESIDENT
i. China’s Vice-Minister for Public Security on Thursday was elected the President of the International Criminal Police Organization .
ii. Mr. Meng took over the position from Mireille Ballestrazzi.
4. 5 DECADES AND 200 FILMS LATER, JACKIE CHAN 'FINALLY' WINS OSCARS
i. Hollywood actor Jackie Chan received his little gold statuette, an honorary Oscar for his decades of work in film on November 13th at the annual Governors Awards.
ii. He praised his hometown Hong Kong for making him "proud to be Chinese," and thanked his fans.