Daily GK Update 14th November 2016, Important Current Affairs

1. On 14th November, Children’s Day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of our first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. 

2. The World Diabetes Day is observed across the world on 14 November. 

3. Private sector lender YES Bank has appointed Amresh Acharya as Group President and Head of Global Indian Banking.

4. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum's Week started at Lima in Peru today bringing together leaders of world's largest economies, businessmen and investors. 

5. Fortune magazine has named the co-founder and CEO of the biggest social networking site Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg as Business Person of the Year, 2016.

6. An Indian-origin man from South Africa was awarded the Global Citizen Award for his "innovative and visionary" contribution to the global community.

7. Lyricist-writer Gulzar will be honoured with 2016 Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award. 

8. Swiss major Molinari Rail will set up a manufacturing and assembly centre for auxiliary power units for diesel locomotives in India by next year. 

9. Mahindra and Mahindra appointed Pawan Goenka as Managing Director and Anand Mahindra was redesignated as  executive chairman.

10. Hollywood actor Jackie Chan received his little gold statuette, an honorary Oscar for his decades of work in film on November 13th at the annual Governors Awards.

11. Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth is set to visit the city on November 18, where he is expected to discuss various issues, including one that provides a subsidy for Bollywood films shot there, with the Maharashtra government.

12. Aditi Ashok is an Indian professional golfer who has scripted history on November 13th as she became the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title by clinching the Hero Women’s Indian Open. 

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