Jagran Josh Logo

November 2013 Current Affairs

Vernon Philander of South Africa topped Test bowler ranking of ICC

Published on: 24-DEC-2013
Important for Exam: 43 people agreed

South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander declared on the No. 1 position in the latest ICC Test rankings in bowling and batting released...

Satyananda Mishra appointed as Chairman of Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 32 people agreed

Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd on 27 November 2013 appointed Satyananda Mishra as the chairman of MCX’s board.

Malala topped Power List 101 at GG2 Leadership awards

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Malala Yousafzai, Kainat Riaz and Shazia Ramzan were chosen for the GG2 Hammer Award for their bravery at the GG2  Leadership Awards 2013.

Sports Ministry signed MoU with Department of AIDS Control

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on 29 November 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Department of AIDS Control.

India’s 1st Synthetic Rubber Plant inaugurated in Panipat, Haryana

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 271 people agreed

Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily on 29 November 2013 inaugurated the first "Synthetic Rubber Plant" of the country at Panipat in Haryana.

National Tiger Conservation Authority approved fifth tiger reserve in Maharashtra

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 268 people agreed

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved the fifth tiger reserve of Maharashtra in Nagzira.

Belgium opened Consulate General in Chennai

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 65 people agreed

Belgium has opened a Consulate General of Belgium in Chennai. The consulate was inaugurated by Princess Astrid of Belgium.

Union Cabinet approved a proposal to set up Legislative Council in Assam

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 52 people agreed

Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 28 November 2013 approved a proposal to create a Legislative Council in Assam.

US exempted India and China from Iranian Sanctions

Published on: 30-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

US on 29 November 2013 exempted some countries, including India and China, from the tough Iranian sanctions for reducing their dependence on Iranian oil.

State law can’t prevail over Central law on Sand Mining: National Green Tribunal

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 61 people agreed

The National Green Tribunal on 28 November 2013 stated that state law can’t prevail over central rules on sand mining.

Silvio Berlusconi expelled from Italian Parliament

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 41 people agreed

Italian Senate on 27 November 2013 expelled ex- Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction.

European Union has signed an agreement to provide financial assistance to Egypt

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

European Union has signed an agreement to provide the financial assistance worth 122 million dollar to Egypt to tide over the financial crisis.

Cyclone Lehar Struck Andhra Pradesh Coast

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The cyclonic storm Lehar on 27 November 2013 hit the Andhra Pradesh coast and caused severe damage in the coastal region.

Four New Catfish species discovered in Kerala State

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Four new species of freshwater catfish recently discovered in Idukki and Pathanamthitta districts of Kerala.

Mangalyaan & Maven will complement each other in Mars findings

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 168 people agreed

ISRO and NASA will coordinate functions of their Mars Orbiters-Mangalyaan and MAVEN once both get into orbit of the Mars planet in September 2014.

Google has set up election portal in India

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Google has setup an election portal in India to provide polls and politics related news to users in India.

International Heavy Minerals Conference 2013 held at Visakhapatnam, AP

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The 9th International Heavy Minerals Conference (HMC 2013) was held in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from 27 to 29 November 2013.

CCEA approved scientific deep drilling in the Koyna intra-plate seismic zone in Maharashtra

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The CCEA has approved the proposal to undertake scientific deep drilling in the Koyna intra-plate seismic zone, in Maharashtra.

Music Album released to commemorate 150th birth celebrations of Swami Vivekananda

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 33 people agreed

A music album that contains original poems of Swami Vivekananda was launched by Jitin Prasada to commemorate his 150th birth celebrations.

Sachin Tendulkar appointed as UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 39 people agreed

Indian Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on 28 November 2013 appointed as UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia.

RBI relaxed the norms for participation of NBFCs in Insurance Joint Ventures

Published on: 29-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 87 people agreed

RBI has relaxed the norms for participation of Non-Banking Finance Companies in the insurance joint ventures.

Noted Dalit Writer Omprakash Valmiki Passed away

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

Noted Dalit writer Omprakash Valmiki passed away on 17 November 2013 at Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

Biocon got DCGI Approval for Breast Cancer Drug-Biosimilar Trastuzumab

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 85 people agreed

Biocon on 26 November 2013 announced that it had received market authorisation from the DCGI for its Breast cancer Drug-Biosimilar Trastuzumab.

Neeraj Sahai appointed as President of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Neeraj Sahai, Indian-American has appointed as president of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, the world's largest ratings firm.

Shoma Chaudhury resigned from Tehelka Magazine

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Shoma Chaudhury, managing editor of Tehelka, on 27 November 2013 announced her resignation from the Tehelka, an investigative magazine.

India defeated West Indies in the ODI series

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

India won the three one day series against West Indies by 2-1. This was the sixth ODI title win in a row for India after it defeated West Indies.

Latvian Prime Minister resigned over supermarket collapse

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Valdis Dombrovskis, the Latvian Prime Minister announced his resignation and thereby fall of his Government due to Riga’s Supermarket collapse.

Dubai to host World Expo 2020

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 102 people agreed

Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on 27 November 2013 voted in favour of Dubai to be the host city for the World Trade Fair or EXPO 2020.

Nepal and UAE qualified for ICC Twenty20 World Cup 2014

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

Nepal and the UAE on 27 November 2013 qualified for the ICC T20 World cup which will be held in Bangladesh in 2014.

Raheel Sharif appointed as new Army Chief of Pakistan

Published on: 28-NOV-2013
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

Nawaz Sharifappointed Lt Gen Raheel Sharif as the new Chief of Army Staff and Lt Gen Rashad Mahmood as the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.

Register with us and get
latest updates

All Fields Mandatory
By clicking on Submit button, you agree to our terms of use