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Current Affairs 29-Nov-2020

  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People observed on 29 November.
  • Joe Biden to nominate Indian-American Neera Tanden as chief of budget team.
  • Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh assassinated.
  • Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated with religious fervor across the country and the world.
  • ‘PM Modi and his Government’s Special Relationship with Sikhs’ Book released on the occasion of Gurupurab.
  • India strongly rejects factually incorrect, gratuitous and unwarranted references to India in resolutions adopted by OIC.
  • Virat Kohli surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and becomes fastest to score 22,000 international runs.
  • China to build a major dam on Brahmaputra river in Tibet.
  • Olympic-bound Avinash Sable sets new national record in Delhi half-marathon.
  • British Actor David Prowse passes away at the age of 85.

Current Affairs 27-Nov-2020

  • Foreign Secretary Shringla and Nepalese leaders discuss boundary issues.
  • Scotland becomes 1st nation to make sanitary products free.
  • India signs MoU with Finland for Environment and biodiversity conservation.
  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Highway projects worth over Rs 7400 Cr in Uttar Pradesh.
  • UNDP and Invest India launch SDGs Investor Map for India.
  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for mass movement to promote digital literacy.
  • Railway launches digitised online Human Resource Management System (HRMS).
  • Films Division to showcase ‘Lok Virasat’ festival of films on folk art & painting from 27th November.
  • Sports Ministry recognizes Archery Association of India as National Sports Federation.
  • Former Sudan Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of COVID-19.

Current Affairs 28-Nov-2020

  • 4th NSA-level meeting held between India, Sri Lanka and Maldives
  • IISc researchers develop wastewater treatment, recycling system
  • Serum Institute of India to apply for emergency authorisation of COVID-19 vaccine in next two weeks
  • Chinese Defence Minister visited Nepal on 29 November 2020
  • Britain and France sign fresh deal to reduce migrant crossings
  • Fourth edition of United Economic Forum World Summit to be held from December 4
  • Madhya Pradesh loses 26 tigers in 2020; government says birth rate more than deaths
  • Russia successfully test-fired Tsirkon hypersonic missile in the Arctic
  • Prakash Javadeker launches India Climate Change Knowledge Portal
  • Sydney Thunder crowned champions for second time in Women’s Big Bash League

Current Affairs 25-Nov-2020

  • International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women observed on 25 November.
  • China launches historic Chang’e 5 mission to collect the first moon samples since 1976.
  • High Commission of India organizes art exhibition in Dhaka.
  • President Kovind inaugurates All India Presiding Officers’ Conference in Gujarat.
  • India successfully test-fires land attack version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.
  • NDA nominee Vijay Kumar Sinha elected as Bihar Assembly Speaker.
  • UP govt passes ordinance to ban unlawful religious conversions for marriage.
  • Cabinet approves RBI’s proposal to merge Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS Bank.
  • New Zealand’s Greg Barclay elected as new chairman of International Cricket Council.
  • Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away after battling COVID-19.

Current Affairs 26-Nov-2020

  • National Milk Day 2020 is observed on 26 November.
  • Constitution Day celebrated across the country on 26 November.
  • National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to visit Colombo on 27 November.
  • Chinese Premier Li Kegiang to attend the 19th SCO Heads of Govt meet hosted by India on 30th Nov.
  • PM Modi inaugurated RE-INVEST 2020 summit on 26 November.
  • Legendary Argentine footballer Diego Maradona passes away due to cardiac arrest.
  • Malayalam film ‘Jallikattu’ is India’s official entry for the Oscars.
  • All fixed to mobile calls to be dialled with prefix ‘0’ from Jan 15.
  • India Post Payments Bank launches PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana.
  • Kiren Rijiju launches 2nd edition of ‘Fit India School Week’ program.

Current Affairs 23-Nov-2020

  • Four Indian-Americans among 32 students chosen from US as Rhodes Scholars.
  • Indian-American Mala Adiga appointed as policy director of Joe Biden’s wife Jill Biden.
  • Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to pay official visit to Nepal on Nov 26.
  • CCIM issues notification to streamline provisions of regulations concerning Post Graduate Ayurveda Education.
  • India International Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Karnataka aims at $50 billion bio-economy by 2025.
  • Cabinet Secretary chairs NCMC meeting to review status of impending cyclone in Bay of Bengal.
  • Indian Oil signed MoU with MoPNG for upcoming CBG Plants.
  • Daniil Medvedev beat Dominic Thiem to win ATP Tour Finals in London.
  • Former CM of Assam Tarun Gogoi passes away at 86.

Current Affairs 24-Nov-2020

  • India announces launch of Phase-lV of high impact Community Development Projects in
  • Country’s first moss garden comes up in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district.
  • India to host G20 summit in 2023.
  • Indian Navy gets 9th P-8I anti-submarine warfare aircraft ordered from US.
  • AAI observes Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020.
  • Education Minister inaugurates 46 online ATAL Faculty Development Programmes.
  • Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates mobile COVID-19 RT-PCR Lab at ICMR in New Delhi.
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad launches international version of UMANG App.
  • PM Modi pays tribute to prominent leader Sir Chhotu Ram on his birth anniversary.
  • Tribes India launches new Socially Impactful, immunity boosting Products.

Current Affairs 22-Nov-2020

  • National Cadet Corps 72nd Raising Day: 22 November 2020
  • India becomes only country to achieve 2°C goal under Paris Agreement among all G20 nations
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur & Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh
  • 2-day All India Presiding Officers’ Conference to be organized at Kevadia in Gujarat on Nov. 25
  • First meeting of ‘cow cabinet’ to be held in Madhya Pradesh
  • Karnataka Governor presents Doctor of Science honorary doctorate upon ISRO Chairman
  • Kanoor Renewable Village is the 1st Step towards PM’s Carbon Neutral Ladakh
  • Indian Navy to host 27th edition of India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20 from tomorrow
  • Govt to replace safeguard duty with custom duty to protect local manufactures of solar equipment
  • Spain’s Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas to qualify for Semi-finals of ATP Finals

Current Affairs 21-Nov-2020

  • Scottish author Douglas Stuart’s ‘Shuggie Bain’ wins 2020 Booker Prize.
  • World Fisheries Day: 21 November
  • PM Modi, Bhutan PM jointly launch RuPay card Phase-II
  • Global forecasting firm Oxford Economics on Thursday revised downwards its India growth forecast over the medium term to an average 4.5% over 2020-25, from its pre-pandemic projection of 6.5%.
  • In a major feat and a first of its kind in the state, North Police Station Kohima in Nagaland has been awarded an ISO certification.
  • 30th India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol took place between Nov 18-20
  • National Newborn Week celebrated on 15 November to 21 November
  • Mastercard, USAID Partners to launch “Project Kirana”
  • Indian Naval Ship Airavat arrives at Port of Mombasa, Kenya under mission Sagar II
  • Govt approves 28 Food Processing Projects worth over 320 crore rupees

Current Affairs 20-Nov-2020

  • India ranks 77 in global bribery risk matrix.
  • World Children’s Day 2020: 20 November.
  • Central govt. launches Safai Mitra Suraksha Challenge in 243 cities.
  • Maia Sandu Elected as First-Ever Woman President of Moldova.
  • Dr Harsh Vardhan addresses 33rd Stop TB Partnership Board meet in New Delhi through Video Conference.
  • Vijayanagara becomes 3ist district of Karnataka with Cabinet Nod for Bifurcation of Ballari district.
  • NCRTC and NOB sign USD 500mn for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Rapid Transit System Project.
  • BCCI announces MPL Sports as Official Kit Sponsor.
  • Karnataka Bank launches Current & Savings Account campaign of FY 2020-21
  • Bhubaneswar becomes first city in India to get ISO Certification for Faecal Sludge and Septage Management.

Current Affairs 19-Nov-2020

  • World Toilet Day observed every year on 19 November.
  • India’s Al supercomputer Param Siddhi 63rd among top 500 most powerful non-distributed
  • computer systems in world.
  • India-Luxembourg virtual summit to be chaired by PM Modi & his counterpart.
  • MP govt announces formation of ‘Gau Cabinet’ for cow protection.
  • >» Smriti Mandhana appointed as brand ambassador for Equitas Small Finance Bank.
  • Himachal Pradesh CM flags off Medical Mobile Unit Jeevan Dhara.
  • >» NFDB confers four awards to Assam for success in fishery sector.
  • Sudeep Tyagi announces retirement from all forms of cricket.
  • RBI creates Reserve Bank Innovation Hub to boost financial inclusion.
  • >» Former Goa Governor & Veteran BJP leader Mridula Sinha passes away.

Current Affairs 18-Nov-2020

  • ED Director SK Mishra’s tenure extended by one year.
  • Ministry of AYUSH Observes Third Naturopathy Day on 18 November.
  • Four-day celebrations of Chhath Puja begin today.
  • >SBM Bank India and PayNearby collaborates to launch neo banking platform ‘Nivesh’
  • Goldman Sachs projects India GDP to shrink 10.3%, less than September forecast, in FY21.
  • First solar power-enabled Textile Mill in Asia to come up in Parbhani district.
  • Reserve Bank places Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd under moratorium.
  • Education Minister virtually launches AICTE’s Lilavati Award-2020,
  • FIFA cancels Women’s Under-17 football World Cup; India to host 2022 edition.
  • Rajasthan Minister Bhanwarlal Meghwal passes away at 71.

Current Affairs 17-Nov-2020

  • National Epilepsy Day observed on November 17.
  • Japan and Australia poised to sign defence pact to counter China.
  • High Commission of India launches Special Edition wrist watches for Mujib Centenary year in Dhaka.
  • Bharat Biotech starts Phase III trials of COVAXIN.
  • DIPAM inks agreement with World Bank for advisory services on asset monetization.
  • Second phase of Malabar exercise begins in northern Arabian Sea.
  • IIT Guwahati formulates efficient “pincer” catalytic systems that transform biomass wastes into valuable chemicals.
  • Sonu Sood appointed as the State Icon of Punjab by Election Commission.
  • Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 10 lakh for the treatment of hockey Olympian Mohinder Pal Singh.
  • SpaceX Crew Dragon launches 4 astronauts to space station in 1st operational flight for NASA.

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