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Current Affairs 4 Nov. 2016 – Accent Institute Hisar

  • Person appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Lebanon- Sanjiv Arora
  • Padma Shri singer and composer of Sri Lanka who passed away recently- Pandit Amaradeva
  • Four Tier Tax Structure created by GST council in November 2016 under the Goods and Services Tax- 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent
  • Company that tied-up with Archaelogical Survey of India for virtual tour of monuments- Google
  • Person who resigned as Managing Director of Southeast Asia, India, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region of Twitter- Parminder Singh
  • For the first time, Mizo History in Hindi language titled, “An Introductory Brief History of Mizo Tribes” was released by – the Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla
  • The Article of the European Union treaty that can’t be revoked by government without Parliament’s approval to process the BREXIT is – Article 50
  • Union Government has decided to launch a clean energy equity fund of – 2 billion US dollar
  • The state that has decided to converting 42 state-of-the-art cyber crime labs into cyber police stations – Maharashtra
  •  The news channel that was asked by inter-ministerial committee to be taken off air for 24 hours on 10 November 2016 is – NDTV
  • The Indian actor who will be honoured by the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival with a Lifetime Achievement Award is – Rekha

    • The Government of India will be hosting the Conference of Parties for the first time ever. It will be the – Seventh Edition of the conference

  • As per the Paris Agreement on Climate Change that officially entered into force recently, the amount to be raised by the developed countries annually to finance climate change mitigation projects by 2020 is- 100 billion US dollars
  • The International Forum on Adopting an ICT Perspective to Education and Learning recently started in – New Delhi
  • India’s first titanium project recently started its test production in – Odisha

    Google ties up with ASI for virtual tour of monuments

  • Google has tied up with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for 360 degree virtual tour of 280-odd monuments across the country.
  • Some of the major monuments are Taj Mahal, Victoria Memorial and the ruins of Hampi and eight were from Kolkata.