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Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
November 16 International Day for Tolerance
November 16 National Press Day
November 17 National Epilepsy Day
November 17

(Third Sunday in November)

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
November 17 International Students’ Day
November 19 International Men’s Day
November 19 World Toilet Day Leaving No One Behind
November 20 Universal Children’s Day
November 21

(third Thursday of November)

World Philosophy Day
November 21 World Television Day
November 21 World Fisheries day Social Responsibility in the fisheries value chain

Current Affairs: National

  1. Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri Bridge, built by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) on Pasighat-Bomjir Highway in Arunachal Pradesh
  2. India had the second-highest number of deaths of children under the age of five in 2018 due to pneumonia
  3. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate the National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” in New Delhi
  4. Union Minister Smriti Irani along with Bill Gates launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh
Ministry of Women and Child Development & Ministry of Textiles
Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani
Constituency Amethi, Uttar Pradesh
  1. Harsh Vardhan launched ‘SAANS’, a campaign aimed at reducing child mortality due to pneumonia
  2. Home Ministry launches Campaign with the UN Women to End Violence Against Women
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Ministry of Home Affairs
Union Minister Amit Shah
Constituency Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  1. Union Cabinet has approved setting up of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa in Leh as an autonomous organization
  2. Cabinet approves MoU between India and Finland for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism
  3. Prakash Javadekar inaugurates Film Bazaar on sidelines of golden jubilee edition of IFFI 2019

10.E-Cigarette bill banning production, import & sale of E- Cigarette & related products introduced in Lok Sabha

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Current Affairs: State

  1. Jharkhand celebrates the 19th State Formation day on 15 November 2019.
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Jharkhand Capital Ranchi
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das
Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu
  1. National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) was launched in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced a scheme – Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana free septic tank cleaning service
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Delhi Capital New Delhi
CM ArvindKejriwal
Governor Anil Bijal
  1. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated North India’s first sugar mill which will produce ethanol direct from sugarcane
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Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adithiyanath
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel
  1. 4th India International Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 was organised in Shillong, Meghalaya
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Meghalaya Capital Shillong
Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma
Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy
  1. Telangana got its first ‘child-friendly’ police station at Medipally in Hyderabad
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Telangana Capital Hyderabad
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan
  1. Assam Cabinet has approved the Arundhati scheme to provide gold at free of cost to the brides
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Assam Capital Dishpur
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
  1. Kolkata Becomes First City to Install ‘Third Umpire’ RT-PCR Machines for Speedy Detection of Dengue
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West Bengal Capital Kolkata
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar
  1. Visakhapatnam Police have launched first of its kind cybersecurity interactive robotic agent robot, CYBIRA to take complaints
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Andhra Pradesh Capital Amaravathi
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan
  1. First Hindi daily ‘Arun Bhoomi’ launched in Arunachal Pradesh
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Arunachal Pradesh Capital Itanagar
Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu
Arunachal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra
  1. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal released the new Land Policy 2019 in Guwahati.
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Assam Capital Dishpur
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi

Current Affairs: International

  1. 5th edition of the Dhaka International Folk Festival was inaugurated
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Bangladesh Capital Dhaka
Bangladesh Currency Taka
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
  1. Pakistan becomes first country to introduce new vaccine to combat typhoid
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Pakistan’s Capital Islamabad
Pakistan Currency Rupee
Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. ADB has approved $575 million loan to Mumbai for boosting investment in renewable energy
  2. ADB and India Signed $91 million loan for Comprehensive Water Management in Karnataka
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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
President Jin Liqun
Headquarters Beijing, China
  1. ICICI Lombard has been partnering with Fino Payments Bank to offer sachet based insurance products
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Fino Payments Bank
MD & CEO Rishi Gupta
Headquarters Navi Mumbai

 

ORGANISATION GDP RATE
2019 – 20 (FY20) 2020 – 21 (FY21)
National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) 4.9%
Moody’s 5.6%

Current Affairs: Appointments

Nita Ambani Honorary trustee of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art
Nilam Sawhney Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh
Gotabaya Rajapaksa President of Sri Lankan
Justice Akil Abdul hamid Kureshi Chief Justice of the High Court of Tripura
Dr Ravi Ranjan Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde 47th Chief Justice of India
Lt Col Jyoti Sharma Army’s first female Judge Advocate General officer to be deployed on a foreign mission
Arsene Wenger FIFA’s Chief of global football development
Mahinda Rajapaksa New prime minister of Sri Lanka

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Tobacco Board of India Golden Leaf Award at Tab Expo 2019 event in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sridevi ANR National Award for 2018
Rekha ANR National Award for 2019
Sir David Attenborough Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019
Bajrang Punia

(Wrestler)

Indian Personality of the Year Award (Sports) at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai.
Mahant Gaurav Sharma

(Powerlifting)

Visionary Leaders of the Year (Sports) award

at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai

Divina Maloum (Cameroon)

Greta Thunberg (Sweden)

Children’s Peace Prize, awarded by the Dutch KidsRight organisation
Susan Choi National Book Award for fiction for “Trust Exercise,”

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. India to host the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics in New Delhi

2. Regional Conference on “Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh” begins in Jammu

  1. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated two days “International Conference on Yoga for Heart care” at Mysuru, Karnataka
  2. 21st Annual Meeting of International Society of Addiction Medicine was held in New Delhi
  3. 2nd World Religious Leaders Summit begins in Baku, Azerbaijan
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Azerbaijan Capital Baku
Azerbaijan Currency Azerbaijani manat
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev
  1. 9th World Engineering Education Forum will take place at ITC Grand Chola Hotel in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

7. International Principal’s Education Conference (IPEC) inaugurated at Nagpur

  1. India ASEAN InnoTech Summit 2019 held in Davao, Philippines
  2. 29th World Customs Organisation (WCO) Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting begins in Puducherry
  3. 2nd edition of South Asia Safety Summit held in New Delhi
  4. Three-day Global Bio-India Summit will begin in New Delhi.
  5. International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019, at Manesar

Current Affairs: Science and Technology

  1. IIT-Guwahati scientists developed paper based sensor to check milk quality at home
  2. India has successfully conducted Surface-to-surface medium-range missile Agni-II trial test at Dr Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast
  3. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) launched a special winter-grade diesel that remains unfrozen up to minus 33 degree Celsius for UT of Ladakh

Current Affairs: Ranking and Index

 Index India’s Rank  Top  Bottom Other Info
IMD World Talent Ranking 59th Switzerland based on the performance in three main categories — investment and development, appeal and readiness
  1. According to a Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) study, Mumbai ranks the highest in the quality of tap water while Delhi ranked bottom of the list
  2. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates regained his status as the world’s richest person for the first time in two years
  3. Microsoft’s India-born Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has occupied the top spot in Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list
  4. Bangalore emerged as India’s highest ranked city at no. 83 in global prosperity index

Current Affairs: MoU

  1. Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) inks MoU with Karnataka tourism to market, run Golden Chariot train

Current Affairs: Books

Author Book
Harish Bhat ‘An Extreme Love for Coffee’

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. Qatar-India maiden bilateral maritime exercise ‘Za’ir-Al-Bahr’ (Roar of the sea) flagged off
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Qatar Capital Doha
Qatar Currency Qatari riyal
Qatar Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani
  1. Sudarshan Chakra Corps of the Indian Army conducted ‘Sindhu Sudarshan’ exercise in Rajasthan’s Barmer
  2. ISRO to launch Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nano satellites on November 25
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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Chairman Kailasavadivoo Sivan
Headquarters Bengaluru

4.    Pakistan conducts test launch of nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-I’

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Pakistan’s Capital Islamabad
Pakistan Currency Rupee
Pakistan PM Imran Khan
  1. Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) delivered it 102nd warship, ICGS Amrit Kaur, to the Indian Coast Guard
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Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE)
GRSE Headquarters Kolkata
Chairman & CEO GRSE Rear Admiral VK Saxena,
  1. NIA to host first counter-terrorism cooperation exercise for ‘Quad’ countries at the NIA headquarters in Delhi

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. 2019 World Kabaddi Cup  will take place from December 1 to 9 and will be organised by the Punjab government
  2. International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has changed its name and will now be officially known as World Athletics
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World Athletics
President            Sebastian Coe
Headquarters  Monaco
  1. Spain’s all-time top scorer David Villa announced retirement from football
  2. India’s boxing ace, Laishram Sarita Devi, has been elected unopposed as a member of the first-ever international boxing body (AIBA) athletes’ commission
  3. Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Dominic Thiem to win the ATP World Tour Finals trophy held at O2 Arena in London
  4. South Korea’s Kim Joo Hyung has won the Panasonic Open held at the Classic Golf and Country Club in Gurugram, India
  5. Harmeet Desai defeated his compatriot Amalraj Anthony to win the gold medal in the ITTF Challenge Indonesia Open 2019
  6. Shooter Shreyasi Singh crowned National Champion in Women’s Trap
  7. Brazil to beat Mexico in the finals for 2-1, to win the 18th edition of the FIFA under 17 World Cup trophy held in Brasilia, Brazil
  8. Max Verstappen has won the Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix 2019.
  9. India captain Virat Kohli was, named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s ‘Person of the Year for 2019’ for his animal advocacy efforts
  10. Bhubaneswar will host India’s home matches of the 2020 Hockey Pro League
  11. Manu Bhaker bags gold medal in ISSF World Cup Finals at Putian in China
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