Tag: Current Affairs of 20 October 2017

Environmental scientist Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize

  The world’s most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science was given to Hans Joachim Schellnhuber in Tokyo. He is Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), a member of the Leibniz Association. The Blue Planet Prize, coming along with 50 million yen, honors outstanding thinkers who help to meet challenges

Assam govt rolls out new Tourism policy

  Assam government has rolled an ambitious Tourism policy by declaring the sector an industry with an aim to increase tourist inflow by at least two to three times within next five years. The Tourism Policy of Assam 2017, effective from January next year till December 2022, gives special emphasis on making the state a

Current Affairs One Liners: 20 October 2017

Madame Tussauds among 3 FDI proposals cleared by DIPP ISKCONs Govardhan Eco Village gets green platinum award SBI Foundation commits Rs10 crore for conservation of CST Canada chosen as partner country for 2017 Technology Summit, New Delhi Army organises festival to strengthen jawan-awam relationship Centre constitutes SOPs to regulate deployment of CAPF in states, UT

Current Affairs: 20 October 2017

NRI businessman to chair WBCSD in 2018 The World Business Council for Sustainable Development has appointed NRI businessman Sunny Verghese, co-founder and CEO of Singapore-based Olam International as the new chairman of the organisation from 2018. Sunny is the first ever Asian CEO to be appointed as Chair in World Business Council for Sustainable Developments