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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14TH NOV 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14TH NOV 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. CHILDREN'S DAY OBSERVED ON 14 NOVEMBER
i. On 14th November, Children’s Day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of our first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.
ii. Pandit Nehru had a great love for children. He wanted to be among them, talk to them and play with them.
iii. The children also loved and respected him and called him CHACHA NEHRU.

2. WORLD DIABETES DAY OBSERVED ON 14 NOVEMBER
i .The World Diabetes Day is observed across the world on 14 November.
ii. The theme for this year is "Eyes on Diabetes".
iii. It is celebrated every year on 14 November and engages millions of people worldwide in diabetes advocacy and awareness.

3. YES BANK APPOINTS AMRESH ACHARYA AS HEAD GLOBAL INDIAN BANKING
i. Private sector lender YES Bank has appointed Amresh Acharya as Group President and Head of Global Indian Banking.
ii. The YES Bank is the only Greenfield Bank license awarded by the RBI in the last two decades, associated with the finest pedigree investors.

4. APEC FORUM'S WEEK STARTS IN LIMA, PERU
i. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation  Forum's Week started at Lima in Peru .
ii. It will bring together leaders of world's largest economies, businessmen and investors.
iii. The main aim is to create an  Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific, which would include all APEC states.

5. FORTUNE MAGAZINE NAMED MARK ZUCKERBERG BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR
i. Fortune magazine has named the co-founder and CEO of the biggest social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg as Business Person of the Year, 2016.
ii. The 32-year-old Zuckerberg, was honored based on various criteria, including the company’s performance year over year as well as his vision for growth and the ability to achieve it.



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