Daily Current Affairs 4 November 2017: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation
This post contains important current affairs of 4 November 2017. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 4 November 2017. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 4 November 2017 Current affairs test.
1. Andhra to convert 29,000 fair price shops into village malls
- The mini-malls will offer subsidised grains along with over 500 grocery items and fast moving consumer goods.
- The initiative is aimed at improving the rural population’s lifestyle.
2. India to witness ‘Beaver Moon’ tonight
- The moon would appear around 14% larger in diameter and 30% brighter than usual as the Moon comes closer to Earth.
- November’s Full Moon is called ‘Beaver Moon’ after beavers who build their winter dams at this time of the year.
3. IAF, DRDO successfully test-fire ‘Glide’ bomb
- They test-fired indigenously developed lightweight ‘Glide’ bomb named SAAW(Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon) in Odisha.
- Three tests were conducted with different release conditions and were all successful.
1. Trump to be 1st US President in 25 yrs to visit South Korea
- Donald Trump has begun his 12-day trip to five Asian nations.
- Trump and South Korean President Moon-Jae are expected to discuss North Korean nuclear issue among other things.
2. US launches first airstrike against Islamic State in Somalia
- General Joseph Dunford announced that the US saw Africa as a new frontline against ISIS.
- The US had previously carried out drone strikes against al Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militant group in Somalia.
< strong>3. Fake version of WhatsApp surfaces in Google play store
- The app is named ‘Update WhatsApp Messenger’ under the developer name ‘WhatsApp Inc’.
- The fake app has been downloaded one million times while the original WhatsApp has one billion users.
1. India jumping 30 spots in ease of doing business rare: World Bank
- World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgiva has said that this jump for India is very rare and that it is an extraordinary achievement.
- Georgieva further said that the GST regime has created an opportunity for India to grow.
2. Broadcom plans to acquire Qualcomm for $100 billion
- The acquisition of Qualcomm would make Broadcom the third-largest chipmaker after Intel and Samsung Electronics.
- Broadcom has a current market capitalisation of about $110 billion.
3. RCom to shut voice call service from December 1
- TRAI has directed RCom to not reject any porting out request of its subscribers and customers can move to other networks by December 31.
- This comes after RCom called off its merger with Aircel in October.
1. French laboratory suspended from anti-doping activities
- World Anti-Doping Agency carried out this suspension because of analytical issues.
- The laboratory was provisionally suspended on September 24th due to issues self-reported to WADA by the laboratory.
2. Mary Kom assured of a medal in Asian Women’s Boxing Championships
- Mary Kom defeated Chinese Taipei’s Meng-Chieh Pin in a split verdict in the quarterfinals to make the last four stage of the light flyweight (48kg) category.
- The 34-year-old, who has won four gold, a silver in her five previous appearances at the event, will face Japan’s Tsubasa Komura in the semifinals.
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