NDA & CDS 2017 Exams: Important Facts of November 2017

The article covers all the important events of national and international importance, persons in news and sports that happened in 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


• 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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