India Current Affairs November 2018

Current Affairs November

30th November:

  • Georgia elects Salome Zurabishvili as first woman president.
  • ISRO launched HysIS into orbit.
  • RBI moves to ease liquidity for NBFC.
  • Reggae music gets into heritage list of UNESCO.
  • Trump cancelled pre meet with Putin before G20 summit.
  • Urdu writer Altaf Fatima passes away.

29th November:

  • Nepal launched contribution based Social Security Scheme for formal sector workers.
  • Sunil Arora Becomes New Chief Election Commissioner Of India.
  • Government appoints AM Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation.
  • Arvind Saxena appointed as Chairman of Union Public Service Commission.
  • Ukrainian film directed Donbass won Golden Peacock award at the 49th IFFI.
  • Navy commander Vijay Varma and Captain P. Rajkumar were awarded the Asian of The Year awards.

28th November:

  • RBI Governor stresses need for autonomy of central bank.
  • Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan to perform Kartarpur Corridor groundbreaking.
  • Odisha government launched a lexicon for 21 rare tribal languages.
  • 22 killed in blast near north China chemical plant.
  • Bangladesh court bars ex PM from contesting election.
  • Kiren Rijiju to inaugurate NDMA’s 14th Formation Day.
  • Tamil Nadu won cadaveric organ donation award for 4th time.

27th November:

  • Indian Gujarat topped in implementing Ayushman Bharat after 2 months of launch: NHA.
  • Sunil Arora appointed new Chief Election Commissioner.
  • Indian Govt To Infuse INR 42,000 Crore In PSU Banks By March.
  • Syed Modi International Championships: Sameer Verma Won Gold, Saina Silver.
  • Turkish military helicopter crashes in Istanbul, kills four soldiers.
  • Australia won the ICC Women’s World T20 title for the fourth time.

26th November:

  • Constitution Day is observed on 26 November.
  • Ajay Bhushan Pandey has been appointed as the new Revenue Secretary.
  • Australia sink England to claim women’s worlf T20 title.
  • Renowned singer Salim Raza remembered on 35th death anniversary.
  • Crown prince praises ‘special relations’ with the UAE.
  • Uttarakhand cabinet approved renaming of Dehradun Jolly Grant airport after former PM Vajpayee.

25th November:

  • Filmmaker Nandita Das to receive FIAPF Award.
  • Mary Kom Wins 6th World Boxing Championship Title.
  • Karnataka CM launched Badavara Bandhu scheme.
  • Mohammed VI-B: Morocco launches its second earth observation satellite.
  • UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim Resigns.
  • Trump thanked Saudi Arabia for plunging oil prices.

24th November:

  • Justice Kothari sworn in as Judge of Madras High Court.
  • India and Pakistan to commit to Kartarpur corridor.
  • NASA to review workplace culture at SpaceX, Boeing.
  • Baishnab Charan Parida Ex MP of Odisha passed away.
  • Union Cabinet approved the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill 2018.
  • Eminent Indian classical musician Ustad Imrat Khan Passes Away.

23rd November:

  • President Ram Nath Kovind in Australia: India & Australia signed five key agreements
  • Third Sayaji Ratna Award received by Film superstar Amitabh Bachchan
  • Rajesh Exports an order worth Rs.933 crore from UAE
  • U.S. suspended USD 1.66 billion assistance to Pakistan
  • Guru Nanak Dev Birth Anniversary has Celebrated on 23rd November 2018

22nd November:

  • The World Fisheries Day (WFD-2018) is observed on 22nd November 2018.
  • Akshay appears before SIT in Kotkapura firing cases .
  • BJP Wins Five Of Seven Mayor Seats In Uttarakhand.
  • J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik dissolved Jammu Kashmir Assembly.
  • Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong as its president, in blow to Russia.
  • Standard definitions of kilogram, Ampere, Kelvin and mole changed after 130 years.

21st November:

  • Chennai Airport awarded for 100% Grievance Redressal.
  • Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ commenced in Jaipur.
  • Mary Kom enter semi-finals of Women’s World Boxing Championships.
  • UNESCO along with World Jewish congress launched Holocaust education website .
  • China unveils the world’s first underground hotel.
  • Maldives cabinet approves to rejoin Commonwealth, 2 years.

20th November:

  • Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over financial misconduct.
  • RBI agrees to inject Rs 8,000 crore into the market after 9-hour meeting.
  • Faiz Ahmed Faiz 34th Death Anniversary is being observed Today.
  • Iraq Parliament elects Barham Salih as a new President.
  • Alexander Zverev beats world No. 1 Djokovic to win ATP Finals title.
  • Sumanta Chaudhuri appointed as Coal Secretary by the ACC.

19th November:

  • Cabinet approved extension reservation for Maratha community.
  • Ustad Amjad Ali Khan presented lifetime achievement award in Delhi.
  • Padma Shri awardee and filmmaker Alyque Padamsee passes away at 90.
  • India’s 1st engineless train ‘Train 18’ conducts trial run successfully.
  • Eleven newly appointed Saudi ambassadors were sworn in before King Salman.
  • England complete first Test series win in Sri Lanka in 17 years.

18th November:

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate CII AgroTech 2018 on 1 December.
  • World Bank provides US$155.7 million to Nepal.
  • Two North East Circuit Projects inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Sixth Indian Social Work Congress held in New Delhi.
  • Nineth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue between India and China held in Beijing.
  • Australia’s John Hastings retires from International Cricket.
  • Urjit Patel, RBI Governor, is to appear before a Parliamentary panel on November 27.

17th November:

  • Allahabad HC Chief Justice Mathur takes oath of office.
  • HPPSC former chairman shoots self in Shimla.
  • Walmart may wipe out Flipkart Group CEO post as Binny Bansal exits.
  • SBI sold over 400 crore electoral bonds.
  • Kerala Government launches Gau Samridhi Plus scheme for dairy farmers.
  • ‘Toxic’ named ‘Word of the Year 2018’ by Oxford Dictionaries.
  • North Korea tests Ultramodern tactical weapon.

16th November:

  • International Day for Tolerance is observed on 16 November
  • India, UK signed pact to collaborate on 5 year cancer research
  • Yes Bank chairman Ashok Chawla resigns over corruption charges
  • Astronomers found a ‘cold super-Earth’
  • Taliban Killed 30 Afghan policemen in western Farah province
  • Denmark signed MoU with CGIAR to establish an international research center
  • Biotechnology Policy 2018 launched by Odisha government to promote biotechnology investments

15th November:

  • Trump nominated Retired Army General John Abizaid as new ambassador to Saudia.
  • Dr. Martha Farrell Receives Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Critics line up after May wins cabinet support.
  • ISRO successfully launched GSAT 29.
  • Narendra Singh Tomar was assigned the additional portfolio of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.
  • Vinod Dasari resigns as Ashok Leyland MD and CEO.

14th November:

  • Dasari announced his resignation as the CEO & MD of Ashok Leyland.
  • India celebrates the 130th birth anniversary of Pt Nehru.
  • UP cabinet approved the name chage of Faizabad to Ayodhya.
  • Lewis Hamilton Won Brazilian Grand Prix.
  • Odisha government signed MoU with AIFF.
  • U.K. and the European Union agree on Brexit agreement draft.
  • Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh will finally get married in a grand and intimate ceremony at Lake Como, Italy.

13th November:

  • S. S. Deswal appointed as DG of ITBP.
  • Pilots rescued as US fighter jet crashes into Philippine Sea.
  • India and Morocco signed Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters.
  • Palau becomes first Country In World To Ban Reef-Killing Sunscreen.
  • Bangalore Ranked Indias Most Congested City: NBER
  • Modi to visit Singapore to attend East India summit.
  • Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta became first Indian to scale Mt Giluwe in Papua New Guinea.

12th November:

  • Dozens die in Afghanistan Ghazni Province.
  • Swati Chaturvedi won the 2018 London Press Freedom award.
  • Russia stepped into Afghan peace efforts.
  • Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away at 59 in Bengaluru.
  • Indian Wrestler Bajrang Punia becomes World No.1 in 65kg category.
  • SC scans the ecological damage caused in Nainital.

11th November:

  • Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to hit four T20I hundreds.
  • India to start exporting raw sugar to China from early 2021.
  • West Bengal to observe ‘Rosogolla Day’ on Nov 14.
  • United Nations Issues Diya Stamps to Celebrate Diwali.
  • Sail Azad Poet passed away at age 75 years.
  • PM to inaugurate Ring Road and Babatpur Airport Road in Varanasi.
  • With 5462 beds, Patna Medical College to be world’s largest hospital.

10th November:

  • AV CH7: China unveils most advanced stealth drone.
  • Gaddam Dharmendra appointed India Ambassador to Iran.
  • Defence ministers from European countries met in Paris and launched a joint military force ‘European Intervention Initiative’ or EI2.
  • NASA’s Ralph to explore Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids in 2021.
  • New Saudi passport rules have barred Israeli Muslims from visiting Mecca for Hajj pilgrimage.
  • Miss International 2018: Venezuela’s Mariem Claret Velazco Gracia wins the title.
  • Odisha Government launched the ‘Bhubaneswar Me Wi-Fi’ project in Bhubaneswar.
  • New York’s Empire State Building lit up for Diwali for 1st time.

9th November:

  • Thailand to waive visa-on-arrival fee for Indian travellers.
  • BBC launches fake news fight-back with global campaign.
  • RBI may set-up a digital payments ombudsman by March 2021.
  • Allahabad Bank to get 3,054 crore capital infusion from govt.
  • Lok Sabha Secretary General Snehlata Shrivastava gets one-year extension by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
  • Chinese press agency Xinhua unveiled AI-based anchor that can read the news in English and Chinese, as naturally as a professional news anchor.

8th November:

  • N Ram chosen for Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award by Press Council of India (PCI).
  • Nainital Lake water withdrawal limit cut to 8 mn litres/day.
  • India and Republic of Korea Sign MoU In Field of Tourism.
  • Mo bus service launched in Odisha.
  • India participates in China’s First International Import Expo.
  • In a first, DRS to be used in ICC Women’s T20 tournament.
  • Donald Trump fired the country’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
  • Pakistan-China luxury bus service launched from Lahore to Kashgar.

7th November:

  • International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2018 will be held in Goa from 20th to 28th of November.
  • Namrata Ahuja bags IPI-India Award for excellence in journalism 2018.
  • UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath renamed Faizabad as Ayodhya.
  • U.S. grants temporary Iran oil waivers to eight countries.
  • Ola launches operations in New Zealand after UK, Australia.
  • Gafur Rakhimov elected as President of AIBA.
  • National Cancer Awareness Day observed on 7 November across the nation.

6th November:

  • Myanmar’s ruling party led by Aung San Suu Kyi wins 7 of 13 by-election seats.
  • India defeat West Indies by five wickets in first T20 International.
  • Rahul Dravid became the fifth Indian to be inducted in the ‘ICC Hall of Fame’.
  • India clinched bronze in SAFF U 15 at Nepal.
  • Nitten, Vlada duo won silver in the ITF World championship.
  • Bengalurus Mestripalya lake faces a threat again.
  • India and South Korea signed MoU on cooperation in sports.

5th November:

  • BJP candidate and Former Minister, Devisingh Patel died of a heart attack.
  • India to extend $310 mn loan for Zimbabwe power plant
  • U.K. unveiled sculpture to honour Indian soldiers
  • Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets to clinch T20 series
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day being observed today
  • Nagaland records highest school dropouts in India
  • Mizoram Speaker Hiphei resigned from his post from the House as well as the Congress.

4th November:

  • Four High Court Chief Justices elevated as SC judges.
  • Little India Gate inaugurated in Indonesia’s Medan city.
  • IAMAI Forms AR/VR Committee To Promote Technologies in India.
  • Vision 2030 plan of Forest Dept. runs into trouble.
  • Tata Chemicals Limited plans capital expenditure of Rs.2400 crore.
  • Kirloskar Group Gets RBI Nod For NBFC Biz.
  • Researchers says Coconut oil is a bug repellent.
  • BoM has decided to reinstate its CEO and ED.

3rd November:

  • President Ram Nath Kovind to address first convocation of AIIMS in Uttarakhand.
  • India to get U.S. sanctions waiver on oil trade with Iran.
  • Pak vs New Zealand: 2nd T20 Pak won by 6 wickets.
  • Larsen and Toubro to get USD 200 bn solar power project in Saudi Arabia.
  • Education Minister Azmi Mahafzah and Tourism Minister Lina Annab resign over fatal Dead Sea floods.
  • Imran Khan visits China to rework all weather ties.
  • RBI allowed banks to provide PCE to NBFC bonds.
  • Pakistani political and religious leader Sami-ul-Haq killed.

2nd November:

  • Cabinet approved Agreement between India and Morocco on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters.
  • K J Alphons presides over the Program and Budget Committee meeting of UNWTO.
  • Union Cabinet approves Renaming Of Jharsuguda Airport, Odisha as Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda.
  • Rahul Dravid officially inducted into ICC Hall of Fame.
  • Pallavi Gogoi — who now serve as the chief business editor of NPR has alleged that Union minister MJ Akbar raped her 23 years ago, while she was working at Akbar’s newspaper.
  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan arrives in China on maiden visit for talks on CPEC, IMF bailout.
  • Ball tampering affair Cricket Australia chairman David Peever resigns.

1st November:

  • India Court sentences 16 police to life for killing 42 Muslims.
  • Netherland To Be Partner Country For 25th DST-CII Technology Summit 2021.
  • Maharashtra govt declares drought in 151 tehsils.
  • Anupam Kher Resigns as FTII Chairman.
  • Nineteenth Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council held under the Chairmanship of the Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley.