Current Affairs India -17 November 2016

1. The three-Day Great Indian Film and Literature festival will start at DLF-Cyber Hub, Gurugram.

2. A team of women commandos has been inducted for the first time in Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) to counter Naxal insurgency in Jharkhand.

3. India-s retail inflation, measured by consumer price index, dropped to a 14-month low of 4.2 per cent in October this year and overall retail food inflation dropped to 3.32 per cent in October. Consumer Price Index based inflation had stood at 4.39 per cent in September this year, and 5 per cent in October last year.

4. India-s overall inflation, measured by Wholesale Price Index, eased to 3.39% in October this year compared to 3.57% in September and (-)3.7% in October last year. Overall wholesale food inflation dropped to 4.34 per cent in October this year.

3. Aditya Puri of HDFC bank has been ranked 36th in the Fortune magazine-s top 50 business person list 2016.

4. The 62nd SGFI National School Football Championship 2016 has been inaugurated at Netaji Stadium, Port Blair.

5. Lt Gen S K Sinha, former Jammu and Kashmir Governor has passed away at the age of 92.