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November 2018 Current Affairs

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 9 November 2018

Nov 9, 2018
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as first WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution, Central Tribal University and re-election of India to ITU council among others.

India to resume exporting raw sugar to China from early 2019

Nov 9, 2018
India plans to resume exporting raw sugar to China beginning 2019, almost after a decade. The move is a part of a larger goal of shifting focus to the overseas markets to shed surplus stocks that have muted prices and created financial distress in the Indian sugar mills.

Bihar approves funds worth Rs 25000 for graduate girls

Nov 9, 2018
The state cabinet of Bihar has approved a proposal to pay Rs 25000 to every girl graduating in 2018 and onwards. The one-time payment will be made to every girl who graduated from the colleges of the state on or after April 25, 2018.

India re-elected as member of ITU council till 2022

Nov 9, 2018
India has been elected as a member of the International Telecommunications Union Council for another 4-year term from 2019 to 2022. India has been a regular member of the ITU Council since 1952 and has played an important role in harmonising the contributions of member states from the region.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 9 November 2018

Nov 9, 2018
The Union Cabinet has approved leasing of six AAI airports including Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru for operation, management and development under Public Private Partnership.

Lucknow stadium renamed after Atal Bihari Vajpayee ahead of India-West Indies T20I match

Nov 7, 2018
The stadium was renamed just ahead of the first-ever international cricket match - the T20 International between India and West Indies. The city hosted its first international match at the stadium on November 6, 2018 when India played against West Indies in the second T20 International match.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 November 2018

Nov 6, 2018
The Union Government has approved the operationalisation strategy for Operation Greens to ensure availability of tomato, onion and potato throughout the country round the year without price volatility.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 6 November 2018

Nov 6, 2018
6 November 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like world’s largest airport, edible oil refinery and INS Arihant Day among others.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 6 November 2018

Nov 6, 2018
The newly-built Ekana International Stadium of Lucknow was on November 5, 2018 renamed after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The stadium will now be known as 'Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium'.

India’s nuclear submarine INS Arihant completes first ‘deterrence patrol’

Nov 6, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India’s first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant has successfully completed its “first deterrence patrol". The development signifies that the underwater warship has completed its maiden long-range mission with live nuclear-tipped missiles.

US exempts India, China from its sanctions for buying Iranian oil

Nov 6, 2018
The United States on November 5, 2018 temporarily exempted eight countries, including India from the US sanctions for buying Iranian oil. The other nations include China, Japan, Italy, Greece, South Korea, Taiwan and Turkey.

Union Home Ministry releases Rs 113 crore to 6 Border States for development purpose

Nov 6, 2018
The funds were released under the Border Area Development Programme (BADP). The BADP covers 111 border districts in 17 states to meet special development needs of border population with a focus on the people living within 50 kilometres of the International Border.

India, South Korea sign MoUs for strengthening cooperation in field of Tourism and sports

Nov 6, 2018
The MoUs were signed during the visit of Kim Jung-sook, the First Lady of the Republic of Korea, to India. First Lady Kim was the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event organised by Uttar Pradesh and at the ceremony of the new Memorial of Queen Suriratna (Heo Hwang-ok) in Ayodhya.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 November 2018

Nov 5, 2018
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has inaugurated the long awaited Delhi's Signature Bridge, the first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge in India. The bridge was constructed by the Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC) at an expenditure of Rs 1,518.37 crore.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 November 2018

Nov 5, 2018
India and Japan signed loan agreement worth Rs 1817 crore for construction of Turga Pumped Storage Hydel Project. On completion, this project will contribute to Industrial Development and Living Standard Improvement in the West Bengal.

Ministry of Food Processing Industries issues guidelines for 'Operation Greens'

Nov 5, 2018
The Operation Greens was announced in the Budget speech of 2018-19 with an outlay of Rs 500 crores to stabilise the supply of Tomato, Onion and Potato (TOP) crops. It will ensure availability of TOP crops throughout the country round the year without price volatility.

USITC rules against anti-dumping duty on PTFE resin from India, China

Nov 5, 2018
The US International Trade Commission has ruled against putting an anti-dumping duty on the import of a synthetic fluoropolymer from India and China. The fluoropolymer is a key ingredient in non-stick coating for pans and other cookware.

Delhi’s Signature Bridge: All you need to know

Nov 5, 2018
The bridge is expected to reduce the travel time by at least half an hour for commuters going to Loni, Ghaziabad and areas near Uttar Pradesh border via Bhajanpura, Khajuri Khas, and Yamuna Vihar in northeast Delhi from north Delhi areas like Wazirabad, Mukherjee Nagar and Burari.

IIT-Madras develops India’s first microprocessor ‘Shakti’

Nov 5, 2018
India’s first indigenous microprocessor, ‘Shakti’, has been designed by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) to reduce reliance on imported microprocessors in communication and defence sectors.

3rd Ayurveda Day observed across India

Nov 5, 2018
Ayurveda is perceived as one of the well documented systems of medicine. Prevention of disease and promotion of health is the main aim of Ayurveda. Lord Dhanvantari is considered as divine propagator of Ayurveda. Therefore, Dhanvantari Jayanti was preferred for celebration of Ayurveda Day by the Ministry of AYUSH to nationalise this system of medicine.

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