November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

Current Affairs November 16, 2017

NATIONAL

Andhra Pradesh hosting its first ever hot-air balloon festival:

Andhra Pradesh is hosting its first Hot Air Balloon Festival in Araku Valley. The three-day festival, which features a line-up of 16 balloons from 13 countries, has para-motoring shows by pilots and a light and colour show with inflated balloons.

The participating countries are India, Australia, USA, Brazil and South Korea. The Hot Air Balloon Festival is organized by SkyWaltz and supported by Andhra Pradesh tourism.

Andhra Pradesh

  • Capital: Amaravati
  • Chief Minister: Chandrababu Naidu
  • Governor: E. S. L. Narasimhan

India’s First wave-powered Navigational Buoy Launched:

A wave-powered navigational buoy, developed by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), to guide ships in and out of ports, was launched.

The buoy, deployed at Ennore Kamarajar Port, would help ships, moving in and out of the harbour, navigate through a designated channel.

According to the NIOT, the buoy’s beacon, for guiding ships, is powered by wave energy while conventional ones use solar power. The buoy stores energy generated by waves in a battery.

The buoy was launched by Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences M Rajeevan on the eve of the 33rd executive committee meeting of International Energy Agency-Ocean Energy Systems Collaboration Programme (IEA-OES).


INTERNATIONAL

Syria Signs up Paris Agreement on Climate Change:

Syria has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, the UN, leaving the United States as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact.

War-torn Syria became the 169th of 196 countries that are members of the UN climate convention to take the legal step of ratification.

Syria

  • Currency: Syrian pound
  • Capital: Damascus

Saudi recognises Yoga as Sports:

The Saudi Arabian government has approved the practice of yoga as a sports activity, claimed a social media post of Nouf Marwaai, founder of the Arab Yoga Foundation in the Saudi kingdom.

Saudi Arabia

  • Capital: Riyadh
  • Currency: Saudi riyal

BANKING & BUSINESS

RBI Rejects HDFC Bank’s Request to Declassify HDFC as FII:

 The Reserve Bank of India has reportedly rejected HDFC Bank’s plea to declassify its parent Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) as a foreign institutional investor (FII).


Mukesh Ambani Topped Forbes List of Asia’s Richest Families:

Mukesh Ambani family has topped the list of Asia’s 50 Richest Families with a net worth of $44.8 billion, up $19 billion from the previous year, Forbes said.

Despite dropping to the No. 2 spot, Korea’s Lee family still saw their wealth soar by $11.2 billion to $40.8 billion this year, as shares of Samsung Electronics are up 75 percent over the past year.


India second highest Bingers:

 Binge watching in public is the new trend in India, and Indians are the second-highest public bingers in the world, just behind Mexico, according to a survey.

The survey, released by online streaming platform Netflix, shows how most Indians are binge watching in public — with 71 per cent more people doing so this year than the last, read a statement.

Indians are the second-highest public bingers in the world (88 per cent), just behind Mexico (89 per cent).


APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNS

RBI Governor Urjit appointed to Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board:

RBI Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board or the Bank of International Settlement (BIS). Bank for International Settlements is an international financial organisation owned by 60-member central banks across the world.

The Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the BIS assists financial sector authorities worldwide in strengthening their financial systems. Since the beginning of 2017, the FSI has been implementing a new strategy that includes achieving closer interaction with central banks and financial supervisory agencies.


Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) appoints S Ravi as its new chairman:

 Eminent chartered accountant Sethurathnam Ravi has been appointed as the Chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Ravi, who was a public interest director at the BSE, replaces Dhirendra Swarup.


AWARDS

Indonesia wins Miss International 2017:

Indonesia’s Kevin Lilliana was crowned Miss International 2017 at an event held at the Tokyo Dome City Hall.

 Indonesia

  • CurrencyIndonesian rupiah
  • CapitalJakarta

OBITUARY

Veteran Hindustani vocalist Jagdish Mohan passes away:

Noted Hindustani vocalist of Kirana Gharana Jagdish Mohan died. He was 87.

He hailed from Uttarakhands Haridwar and was born on March 4, 1930.

Mohan was awarded the title of Sangeet Sartaj by Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh and was a regular performer at the All India Radio and Doordarshan.


HISTORIC EVENT OF THE DAY

National Press Day: November 16:

India celebrated the National Press Day on November 16 as the Press Council of India started functioning as a responsible body overlooking the works of the press body on this day.


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, November 16, 2017

Number of days between November 16th, 2017
and October 16th, 2019

The total number of days between Thursday, November 16th, 2017 and Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 is 699 days.

This is equal to 1 year and 11 months.

This does not include the end date, so it's accurate if you're measuring your age in days, or the total days between the start and end date. But if you want the duration of an event that includes both the starting date and the ending date, then it would actually be 700 days.

If you're counting workdays or weekends, there are 499 weekdays and 200 weekend days.

If you include the end date of Oct 16, 2019 which is a Wednesday, then there would be 500 weekdays and 200 weekend days including both the starting Thursday and the ending Wednesday.

699 days is equal to 99 weeks and 6 days.

The total time span from 2017-11-16 to 2019-10-16 is 16,776 hours.

This is equivalent to 1,006,560 minutes.

You can also convert 699 days to 60,393,600 seconds.


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November 16th, 2017 is a Thursday. It is the 320th day of the year, and in the 46th week of the year (assuming each week starts on a Monday), or the 4th quarter of the year. There are 30 days in this month. 2017 is not a leap year, so there are 365 days in this year. The short form for this date used in the United States is 11/16/2017, and almost everywhere else in the world it's 16/11/2017.


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October 16th, 2019 is a Wednesday. It is the 289th day of the year, and in the 42nd week of the year (assuming each week starts on a Monday), or the 4th quarter of the year. There are 31 days in this month. 2019 is not a leap year, so there are 365 days in this year. The short form for this date used in the United States is 10/16/2019, and almost everywhere else in the world it's 16/10/2019.


This site provides an online date calculator to help you find the difference in the number of days between any two calendar dates. Simply enter the start and end date to calculate the duration of any event. You can also use this tool to determine how many days have passed since your birthday, or measure the amount of time until your baby's due date. The calculations use the Gregorian calendar, which was created in 1582 and later adopted in 1752 by Britain and the eastern part of what is now the United States. For best results, use dates after 1752 or verify any data if you are doing genealogy research. Historical calendars have many variations, including the ancient Roman calendar and the Julian calendar. Leap years are used to match the calendar year with the astronomical year. If you're trying to figure out the date that occurs in X days from today, switch to the Days From Now calculator instead.

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November 16, 2017

Online Day Panchang for New Delhi, NCT, India

Lunar Month and Samvat

Lunar Month - Chandramasa
Margashirsha - Purnimanta
Shaka Samvat - 1939 Hemalambi
Vikram Samvat - 2074 Sadharana
Gujarati Samvat - 2074 Saumya

Ritu and Ayana

Hemant (Prewinter)
Sharad (Autumn)

Auspicious Timings

11:40 PMto 12:33 AM, Nov 17
04:59 AM, Nov 17to 05:52 AM, Nov 17
05:25 AM, Nov 17to 06:45 AM, Nov 17

Inauspicious Timings

02:09 PMto 02:47 AM, Nov 17

Anandadi and Tamil Yoga

Chara upto 03:19 PM
Sthira

Nivas and Shool

Patala (Nadir) upto 02:09 PM
Patala (Nadir) from 02:09 PMto 02:47 AM, Nov 17

Notes: All timings are represented in 12-hour notation in local time of New Delhi, India with DST adjustment (if applicable).
Hours which are past midnight are suffixed with next day date. In Panchang day starts and ends with sunrise.

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