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November 2018 Current Affairs

Indian missions abroad to soon issue passports within 48 hours

Nov 26, 2018
Indian missions across the world would soon issue passports in less than 48 hours to citizens abroad. Earlier this week, the Indian mission at New York had issued passports in less than 48 hours. The same will soon start happening across the world.

Mary Kom clinches gold in World Boxing Championship

Nov 26, 2018
Mary Kom has created history by winning her sixth world championship gold at the 10th World Women’s Boxing Championships, held in New Delhi, India. She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times.

69th Constitution Day observed across India

Nov 26, 2018
The Constitution of India is a supreme law of India, which lays down the framework that defines the political principles, establishes the structure, procedures, powers and duties of Government institution.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 19 November to 25 November 2018

Nov 25, 2018
The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics such as Maratha Reservation Bill, International prototype of kilogram and International Federation of Film Producers Associations (FIAPF) Award among others.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed

Nov 25, 2018
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women was observed on November 25, 2018. The 2018 theme of the day is Orange the World: #HearMeToo and like previous editions, the date marks the launch of 16 days of activism that will conclude on 10 December 2018, International Human Rights Day.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 19 November to 24 November 2018

Nov 24, 2018
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals.

NASA, SpaceX to launch test flight on January 7, ahead of historic crewed flight

Nov 24, 2018
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the United States is planning to send humans to space for the first time in eight years, in a historic flight through SpaceX Crew Dragon. The SpaceX will send its Crew Dragon capsule on its maiden voyage to the International Space Station on January 7.

WCD Ministry empanels 223 Institutes to conduct awareness programmes on Sexual Harassment at Workplace

Nov 24, 2018
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has empanelled institutions and organisations to conduct awareness exercises on the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013, in order to ensure security of women at all workplaces.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 November 2018

Nov 23, 2018
The Indian government has decided to set up domestic Gold council in India to promote the growth of the sector and boost exports of jewellery. The council would work in the direction of promoting the gold and jewellery industry, job creation, building of regional clusters.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 November 2018

Nov 23, 2018
Popular Indian singer Nahid Afrin of Assam has been appointed as the first 'Youth Advocate' of the north-eastern region by the UNICEF to fight for child rights. The UNICEF engages 'Youth Advocates' to harness their voice as agents of change in society.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 23 November 2018

Nov 23, 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 north-east’s first youth advocate, new Gold Council and launch of ‘Bhudaar’ portal among others.

WCD Ministry links 'SHe-Box' to central, state ministries for speedy disposal of cases

Nov 23, 2018
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has linked the sexual harassment complaints portal ‘She-Box’ with all the Central Ministries, Departments and 653 districts across 33 states and union territories.

Government decides to set up a domestic Gold Council in India

Nov 23, 2018
The government on November 23, 2018 has decided to set up domestic Gold council in India to promote the growth of the sector and boost exports of jewellery. Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said this while inaugurating the 2nd Edition of India Gold and Jewellery Summit in New Delhi.

PM Modi lays foundation stone of City Gas Distribution Projects

Nov 23, 2018
Currently, the share of gas in the India’s energy mix is just over 6 per cent and the aim is to reach the 15 per cent figure, while the world average is 24 per cent. India is not only focussing on increasing the use and supply of gas, but also on producing gas through agro-wastes and other products.

India’s Wildlife Crime Control Bureau wins UN Environment award

Nov 23, 2018
The United Nations Environment has awarded India’s Wildlife Crime Control Bureau with the Asia Environment Enforcement Award, 2018 for the excellent work done by the Bureau in combating transboundary environmental crime.

Allied and Healthcare Council of India to be set up: Cabinet approval

Nov 23, 2018
The Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 seeks to establish a robust regulatory framework that will play the role of a standard-setter and regulator for the allied and healthcare professions. The total cost implication of the bill’s implementation is expected to be Rs 95 crores for the first four years.

India, Australia sign five agreements

Nov 23, 2018
India and Australia have signed five agreements to boost investments and enhance cooperation in areas including services to the disabled, bilateral investment, scientific collaboration and agricultural research and education.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 22 November 2018

Nov 22, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under the Jute Packaging Material Act, 1987. The CCEA approved that 100 per cent of the food grains and 20 per cent of the sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 November 2018

Nov 22, 2018
The Jammu and Kashmir state assembly was dissolved with immediate effect by Governor Satya Pal Malik after rival alliances staked claim to form the government. The dissolution was announced through a communiqué that was released by Raj Bhavan.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 November 2018

Nov 22, 2018
Filmmaker Nandita Das will be honoured with the International Federation of Film Producers Associations Award at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Brisbane on November 29, 2018. Das will be presented the award in recognition of her achievement in film in the Asia Pacific region.

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