Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 17, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 17, 2022


– National Press Day celebrated on Nov 16; foundation day of Press Council of India (PCI) in 1966

– 15.24 lakh foreigners visited India in 2021; highest from US, followed by Bangladesh

– NCW (National Commission for Women) launches Digital Shakti Campaign 4.0 to empower women in cyberspace


– Govt. garners Rs 3,839 crore by selling 1.5% stake in Axis Bank

– Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (PFRDA) appoints Suraj Bhan as Chairman of National Pension System Trust (NPS Trust),

– Indian Media & Entertainment industry valued between USD 27-29 billion in 2022: CII & BCG

– PM inaugurates Bengaluru Technological Summit (Nov 16-19)

– IFSCA (International Financial Services Centres Authority) signs MoU with RBI in the field of regulation, supervision of regulated entities

– Audit Diwas celebrated on Nov 16 by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

– India’s scores in ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) air safety audit conducted in Nov 9-16 to improve substantially: DGCA

– Dun & Bradstreet India launches ESG (environmental, social, and governance) Intelligence, aims to help organisations turn ESG-compliant

– Economist Arvind Virmani appointed as full-time member of NITI Aayog; is founder of Foundation for Economic Growth and Welfare


– NASA launches crewless Artemis Mission on a test flight to the moon

– Navies of US, Japan, Australia, Canada organising Keen Sword exercise off Japan’s coast

– Poland says Russian-made missile fell on its territory killing two people near Ukraine border

– International Day for Tolerance observed on Nov 16

– 2022 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence awarded to Franca Ma-ih Sulem Yong from Cameroon, President of the NGOs #Afrogiveness and Positive Youths Africa

– First World Media Congress organised in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Nov 15-17


– Asian Airgun Championship 2022 in Daegu, South Korea: India’s Shiva Narwal won gold in the Men’s 10-meter air pistol

– Asian Airgun Championship 2022 in Daegu, South Korea: Arjun Babuta and Mehuli Ghosh win gold in 10m air rifle mixed team



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