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Sunday, November 13, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9TH NOV 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 9TH NOV 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. UNION GOVERNMENT PUTS NDTV BAN ON HOLD
i. The one-day ban on NDTV’s Hindi channel, widely condemned, has been put on hold by Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu.
ii. The decision comes after the Supreme Court agreed to hear NDTV’s application for a stay on the ban.
ii. The Indian government ordered to ban penalty for its coverage of an attack on Indian soldiers in January.
iii. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting revealed the channel had aired strategically sensitive details during the deadly attack on the Pathankot airbase, allegedly carried out by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed group.

2. GOVT TO OPEN PRADHAN MANTRI KAUSHAL VIKAS KENDRA IN EVERY PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY
i. The Centre has planned to open Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Kendra in every to offer skill training to the people and make them employable.
ii. . The government is also starting Driver Training Institute in every district of the country to offer driving skills of high standard.
iii. The aim of the scheme is to encourage aptitude towards employable skills and to increase working efficiency of probable and existing daily wage earners, by giving monetary awards and rewards and by providing quality training to them

3. CHINA ADOPTED CYBERSECURITY LAW
i. China adopted a new Cybersecurity Law, a regressive measure that strengthens censorship, surveillance, and other controls over the Internet.
ii. The new law is also planned at tightening and centralizing state control over technology equipment, “raising concerns among foreign companies operating in the country.”

4. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AND ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK SIGNS $48 MILLION LOAN TO IMPROVE ASSAM’S POWER DISTRIBUTION.
i. The Asian Development Bank  and the Government of India signed a $48 million loan deal to help Assam improve its electricity power distribution system.
ii. The project will help Assam to improve the efficiency of its Power Distribution System, expand and improve medium voltage network,.
iii. Asian Development Bank located at headquarter  Manila, Philippines.

5. US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2016: DONALD TRUMP DECLARED WINNER
i. US Republican Donald Trump won the US presidential elections in a stunning victory.
ii. He won the elections by 276 seats.
iii. He is scheduled to take office as the 45th President of the United States of America.
iv. Donald Trump won elections from Republican Party  after defeating Hillary Clinton
Democratic Party

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