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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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