Friday, 11 November 2016

Daily GK Update: 11th November, 2016 For All The Upcoming Exams

G Mahalingam is SEBI’s new Full-Time Member
i. Gurumoorthy Mahalingam took charge as Full-Time Member of SEBI on 10th November. 
ii. He will be responsible for leading the Integrated Surveillance Department, Investment Management Department, Enforcement Department (ED), Foreign Portfolio Investors and Custodians, Collective Investment Schemes, and Department of Economic and Policy Analysis, among others.

Maharashtra, Canada to work on urban infrastructure, smart cities
i. Maharashtra government has signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state. 
ii. The Canada-Maharashtra action plan seeks to introduce companies, solutions and financing from the North American country for the urban development and implementation of state-led infrastructure projects.

Tata Chemicals' Director Bhaskar Bhat resigns
i. Bhaskar Bhat, the non-executive and non-independent director on the board of Tata Chemicals Ltd, has resigned with immediate effect.
ii. Bhat had expressed displeasure at the continuation of Mistry as Chairman. On Friday, the independent directors unanimously supported Mistry's chairmanship on Tata Chemicals board.

Roger Federer wins Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award
i. Former world number one Roger Federer won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards on 10th November, for the 12th time in his career. 
ii. The award is given to players who display the "spirit of the sport" on the court. 

Mumbai’s Western Railways beat Haryana 4-2 to win Surjit trophy
i. Mumbai's Western Railways women's team on 10 November 2016 won the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament.
ii. The team defeated Haryana XI 4-2 in the title clash played at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium in Jalandhar.

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