Weekly Current Affairs PDF (8th to 15th November 2019)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs of 2nd week  November 2019. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming IBPS Clerk 2019 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

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Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
November 8 International Day of Radiology Sports Imaging (Musculoskeletal Radiology)
November 9 National Legal Services Day

November 10

World Science Day for Peace and Development “Open science, leaving no one behind”
November 11 National Education Day
November 12 World Pneumonia Day “healthy lungs for all”.
November 12 Public Service Broadcasting Day
November 14 World Diabetes Day
November 14 Children’s Day

Current Affairs: National

  1. The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has allocated a separate Harmonized System (HS) code for Khadi
  2. Indian Railways’ Western Railway Zone has introduced state of the art ‘Uttam Rake’ for the local trains in Mumbai
  3. India’s maternal mortality rate declines by 6.2 per cent in a year
  4. Integrated Check Post of Kartarpur Corridor inaugurated by the Prime Minister at Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab
  5. Gujarat Government has given its nod to the world’s first CNG port terminal at Bhavnagar.
  6. Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan” week-long intensive Beach Cleaning Drive in 50 identified beaches of India
  7. Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) gets Environment Ministry’s clearance to set up 2G ethanol plant in Panipat
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL)
IOCL Chairman Sanjiv Singh
IOCL Headquarters New Delhi
  1. Union Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurates exhibition of Technologies in Food Processing in New Delhi
  2. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is 2020 Republic Day chief guest
  3. India gets USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states
  4. Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the Khadi Pavilion at the India International Trade Fair – IITF in New Delhi
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways & Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari
Constituency Nagpur, Maharashtra

Current Affairs: International

  1. India has pledged to contribute USD 5 million in 2020 to the UN Palestine refugee Agency
  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the massive Victory Day celebrations in May next year

Current Affairs: State

  1. Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya inaugurated the four-day-long International Lavi fair in Shimla district’s Rampur
Himachal Pradesh Capital Shimla
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur
Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya
  1. The festival ‘Bali Yatra’, which is organised every year in memory of the rich maritime history of Odisha, was inaugurated in Cuttack
Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Governor GaneshiLal
  1. Uttar Pradesh government has launched a dedicated web portal and a mobile application, e-Ganna App, for sugarcane farmers of the state
  2. India’s first elephant memorial comes up in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
  3. The Indian Railways has installed two ‘Health ATMs’ at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adithiyanath
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel
  1. Punjab government has launched first of its kind Punjab job helpline number 76260-76260 for the job seekers
Punjab Capital Chandigarh
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore
  1. Maharashtra under President’s rule for 3rd time in 59-year history
Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
Maharashtra CM
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

8. Sishu Suraksha App to be launched in Assam on the occasion of Children’s Day

Assam Capital Dishpur
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
  1. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister has launched the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ programme to introduce English medium from classes 1 to 6 in state-run schools.
Andhra Pradesh Capital Amaravathi
Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launched industry’s first mobile app ‘Farmitra’ catering to the specific needs of farmers.
  2. Government e-Marketplace (GeM) signed MoU with Central Bank of India for payment related services
Central Bank of India CEO PallavMahapatra
Central Bank of India Headquarters Mumbai
Central Bank of India Tagline Central to You Since 1911
  1. Export-Import (Exim) Bank has provided a USD 30 million line of credit to Ghana for potable water project in the country
Export–Import Bank of India
EXIM bank CEO David Rasquinha
Headquarters Mumbai
Ghana Capital Accra
Ghana Currency Ghanaian cedi
Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo
  1. RBI has increased the household income limits for borrowers of NBFCs and MFIs from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 1.25 lakh for the rural areas and Rs 2 lakh for urban or semi-urban increased from Rs 1.6 lakh
RBI Headquarters Mumbai
RBI Governor Shaktikant Das
RBI Deputy Governor BP Kanungo, N S Vishwanathan, and Mahesh Kumar Jain
  1. Indian Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with Muthoot Microfinance to serve micro, small and medium enterprises
Indian Bank CEO Padmaja Chunduru
Indian Bank Headquarters Chennai
Indian Bank Tagline Your Own Bank
  1. ADB approves $300 million for power transmission expansion in Bangladesh
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Headquarters Mandaluyong, Philippines
  1. Karnataka Gramin Bank (KGB) has launched ‘mobile ATMs’ in rural areas to push digitization
  2. Banks will not be able to charge their savings account customers for online transactions done via the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) system from next year
  3. SBI cuts India’s GDP growth forecast to 4.2% for Q2 and 5% for FY20
  4. Moody’s Investors Service slashed India’s economic growth forecast to 5.6 per cent for 2019
2019 – 20 (FY20) 2020 – 21 (FY21)
Nomura 4.9 % 6.1%

Current Affairs: Business

  1. Pay Nearby has launched own micro ATMs at retail shops
  2. Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund
  3. NCDEX ties up with NSE Indices to launch AGRIDEX, India’s first agri index

Current Affairs: Appointments

Dr Vinaya Shetty General Vice President (GVP), International Organisation Development Association (IODA)
Arun Alagappan Managing Director of Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company
Sanjay Gupta Google India country manager and vice president of sales and operations
Justice Sanjay Karol Chief Justice of Patna High Court
Anjani Kumar Next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Mali
Mohammad Imran Bangladesh High Commissioner to India
Shane Watson President of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA)
Pravind Jugnauth Mauritius Prime Minister
Prakash Javadekar takes charge as Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Nils Andersen Chairman of Unilever
Justice Muhammad Raffiq Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC
Padmaja Next High Commissioner of India to of Tonga

Current Affairs: Resignation

Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra CM
Evo Morales Bolivia President

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla ABLF Global Asian Award
Shanta Gokhale

(writer, translator and film critic)

Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019
K. Ullas Karanth

(Wildlife biologist)

George Schaller Lifetime Award in Wildlife Conservation Science
Luka Modric (Croatia) 2019 Golden Foot award
Robert De Niro Life Achievement Award from Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
  1. India’s Ravi Prakash won the first prize at BRICS Young Scientist forum’s conclave in Brazil

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. “National Capital Region -2041” organized by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) held in Delhi
  2. 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) annual conference inaugurated in Bengaluru
  3. India to host Shanghai Summit’s Heads of Government Council Meet in 2020
  4. 6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance held in New Delhi
  5. 11th BRICS Summit will begins in Brazil’s capital Brasilia
  6. Hyderabad to host ‘IndiaJoy’ from November 20-23
  7. Om Birla addressed 6th Parliamentary Speakers’ summit of G 20 countries in Japan
  8. India will host the next edition of the ‘No Money For Terror’ conference to be held in 2020.
  9. Venkaiah Naidu Inaugurated 10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine in New Delhi
  10. Prakash Javdekar to attend 15th meeting of Governing Council of South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) in Dhaka
  11. 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) to be held in Kolkata
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh
Constituency Gurgaon, Haryana
  1. Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan begins in New Delhi
  2. 19th IORA Council of Ministers Meeting held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  3. 5th edition of Global Exhibition on Services (GES) to be held from Nov 26-28 in Bengaluru

Current Affairs: Science and Technology

  1. SpaceX has launched 60 “Starlink” satellites into low-Earth orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Current Affairs: MoU

  1. Ficci signed an agreement with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) to boost cooperation for development of financial technology industry in India and the southeast Asian country
  2. US university to collaborate with AIIMS, Kasturba Medical College for genetic testing in India

Current Affairs: Ranking

  1. Maharashtra tops list in delivering justice to citizens Report by Tata Trusts

Current Affairs: Books

Authors Books
Dinesh Shahra Simplicity and Wisdom
  1. Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi released the Assamese version of the book ‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ in Guwahati

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. ‘Air Fest-2019’ was held at the headquarters maintenance command (HQMC) at Nagpur in Maharashtra
  2. India-US joint tri-services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise named ‘Tiger Triumph’ is scheduled to begin at Visakhapatnam
US Capital Washington DC
US Currency Dollar
US President Donald Trump
  1. India-Indonesia joint naval exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ underway in Bay of Bengal
Indonesia  Capital Jakarta
Indonesia  Currency Indonesian rupiah
Indonesia  President Joko Widodo
  1. The Indian Air Force has launched the multiplayer version of ‘Indian Air Force – A Cut Above’ game
  2. Indo-Russian joint tri-service exercise ‘INDRA 2019’ to be held from December 10-19
Russia Capital Moscow
Russia Currency Russian Rouble
Russia President Vladimir Putin
  1. Cdr. Karabi Gogoi will become the first woman officer from the Navy to be posted as a Defence Attache at an Indian mission abroad

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the silver medal in men’s 10m air pistol event at the 14th Asian Championship in Doha
  2. Sweden’s Thomas Dennerby has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian Women’s U-17 Football team
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
FIFA Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland
FIFA President Gianni Infantino
  1. Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has won the gold in World Para Athletics Championships title in the men’s F46 javelin throw
  2. Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian Nation to criminalise match fixing & sports betting
  3. Punjab government will organise 2019 World Kabaddi Cup from December 1 to 9
  4. Aradhya Garg and Srishti Pandey become National junior chess champions
  5. Manu Bhaker claimed the women’s 10m air pistol gold medal in the 14th Asian Championship.
  6. India to host 2023 FIH Men’s World Cup, Spain, Netherlands to co-host 2022 Hockey Women’s World Cup
International Hockey Federation (FIH)
FIH Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
FIH President Narinder Batra
  1. Rohit Sharma became the first Indian man and second in world cricket to complete 100 T-20 Internationals
  2. Kento Momota defeats Chou Tien-chen to win China Open 2019
  3. Shafali Verma became the youngest Indian cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket
  4. India sprinter Dutee Chand has been named in the TIME 100 Next list

Current Affairs: Obituaries 

Person Field
Nabaneeta Dev Sen Bengali Author
Anjan Mitra Former General Secretary of Mohun Bagan club
Tirunellai Narayana Seshan Former Chief Election Commissioner
Vashishtha Narayan Singh Renowned mathematician


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