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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 OCT 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 OCT 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      KAZUO ISHIGURO WINS 2017 NOBEL LITERATURE PRIZE
i. Kazuo Ishiguro, “who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”, has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy announced.
ii. Mr. Ishiguro was born in Japan and his family moved to the United Kingdom when he was five. His most renowned novel, The Remains of the Day (1989), was turned into film with Anthony Hopkins as the butler Stevens.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 OCT 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 OCT 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.   8TH SAARC SPEAKER, PARLIAMENTARIANS CONFERENCE HELD IN SRI LANKA
i. The 8th conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians is held at Hotel Hilton, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
ii. The 8th Conference, organized by the Parliament of Sri Lanka, has brought together Speakers and Parliamentarians from the member countries of the SAARC. The conference was inaugurated by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.
iii. Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe delivered the key note address at the Opening Ceremony. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya delivered welcome speech at the inauguration.
iv. Theme of this conference is ‘Association of the SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians’: a platform for the Parliamentarians of South Asia to work together to reach the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development.

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