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NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Important Facts of November 2017

Dec 7, 2017 19:12 IST
    NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Important Facts of November 2017
    NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Important Facts of November 2017

    For the benefit of CDS  (I) Exam 2018 as well as NDA & NA (I) 2018 Exam aspirants, the Jagran Josh is providing the important current affairs events that happened in November 2017. They are as follows –

    National & States

    • The Sainik Sankshema Sabha was organised in all the districts of these two states - Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

    • India’s longest expressway that will soon provide free Wi-Fi services along its length - Agra to Lucknow Expressway

    • Union Government decided to introduce BS -VI grade auto fuels in NCT Delhi from - April 2018

    • Urdu has been declared as the second official language of which state - Telangana

    • World’s biggest toilet pot model was launched recently in - Haryana

    • This country is hosting the 42nd International Congress of Military Medicine - India

    • ISRO will launch Aditya L1 Mission in – 2019

    • President Ramnath Kovind recently launched JOHAR scheme to double income of rural poor in - Jharkhand

    • India’s first offshore desalination plant will be set up by NIOT in - Tamil Nadu

    • The Joint Training Doctrine Indian Armed Forces 2017 was released by - Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba

    • A proposal has been put forward to rename this Indian city - Indore

    • India’s 1st Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was organised in this state – Chhattisgarh

    • The Namami Barak festival concluded recently in this state – Assam

    • Indian Railways launched this project to upgrade the skill-sets of its workforce - Project Saksham

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    India & World and International Events

    • This country launched world's first fully electric cargo ship - China

    • Union government recently approved India's membership for - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

    • This country recognized teaching of Yoga as a Sports activity - Saudi Arabia

    • Union Agriculture Ministry recently sent a proposal to United Nations for declaring 2018 as - International Year of Millets

    • India began a joint army exercise ‘IMBAX’ with this nation – Myanmar

    • Universal Children’s Day is observed every year on - 20 November

    • The combined military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior- 2017’ began in Bikaner, Rajasthan between India and this nation – UK

    • This country has been named as the World’s Richest Country according to IMF’s GDP data – Qatar

    • World Pneumonia Day was observed on this day – 12 November

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    Persons in News

    • First-ever female pilot to be inducted into the Indian Navy - Shubhangi Swaroop

    • Actress conferred with the UNICEF celebrity advocate status for child rights - Trisha Krishnan

    • This filmmaker will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Film Festival of India - Atom Egoyan

    • Emmerson Mnangagwa is going to be sworn in as this nation’s President - Zimbabwe

    • Person chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Indira Gandhi peace prize - Manmohan Singh

    • She, became the sixth Indian woman to win Miss World and the first since Priyanka Chopra - Manushi Chhillar

    • Soumya Swaminathan was recently appointed as Deputy Director-General of - WHO

    • Person appointed as the Chairman of the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST regime - BN Sharma

    • Person appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa - Shaktikanta Das

    • He became first billionaire since 1999 to have net worth over USD 100 billion - Jeff Bezos

    • Indian actress appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India recently - Dia Mirza

    • South African woman crowned as the Miss Universe 2017 - Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

    Sports

    • First Indian in over two decades to win gold at the IWF World Weightlifting Championship - Mirabai Chanu

    • The logo and mascot of Hockey World Cup 2018 was unveiled by whom - Naveen Patnaik

    • He has won the IBSF World Billiards Championship - Pankaj Advani

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