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November 2017 Current Affairs

World Television Day 2017 observed across the world

Nov 22, 2017
The United Nations General Assembly on 17 December 1996 proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day through its resolution 51/205. The assembly recognised the increasing impact of TV on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security.

Morning Current Affairs: 22 November 2017

Nov 22, 2017
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, bringing an end to 37 years of rule and sparking jubilant celebrations in the nation's streets. Until his resignation, Mugabe was the world's oldest head of state.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 November 2017

Nov 21, 2017
The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board on 20 November 2017 submitted a proposal for settlement before the Supreme Court over the decades-old dispute over the Ram Janmabhoomi - Babri Masjid land dispute. Under the settlement, the board proposed that the Ram temple can be built on the Ayodhya site while a mosque can be constructed in Lucknow.

India-Myanmar begin joint army exercise

Nov 21, 2017
The India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX) began on 20 November 2017 at the Joint Warfare Centre at Umroi Cantonment, about 25 km from Shillong, capital of Meghalaya. The week-long army warfare exercise is the first-ever one to be held in India.

Babri Masjid land dispute: Shia Waqf Board submits peaceful settlement before SC

Nov 21, 2017
Under the settlement, the board proposed that the Ram temple can be built on the Ayodhya site while a mosque can be constructed in Lucknow. The peaceful proposal, submitted by Shia Waqf Board chairman Syed Waseem Rizvi, will bring about harmony between Hindus and Muslims in the country.

India signs USD 100 million loan agreement with World Bank for Solar Parks Project

Nov 21, 2017
The project will help in establishing large-scale solar parks and will support the Union Government’s plan to install 100 Gigawatts (GW) of solar power, out of the total renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022.

Union Health Ministry notifies amendment to Food Safety & Standards Regulations 2011

Nov 21, 2017
The amendment prescribes maximum permissible limits of 37 antibiotics and 67 other veterinary drugs in meat and meat products including chicken. Moreover, the Ministry also invited objections and suggestions from all the stakeholders including general public by 6 December 2017.

World Fisheries Day observed globally

Nov 21, 2017
World Fisheries day was celebrated across the world on 21 November 2017. The day is celebrated annually by the fishing communities through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music show and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world's fisheries.

International Seminar on Indian Space Programme inaugurated in Delhi

Nov 21, 2017
The International Seminar on Indian Space Programme: ‘Trends and Opportunities for Industry’ was inaugurated in New Delhi. The main objective of the two-day conference was to deliberate on the best practises and pursue ongoing discussion process to support further work of India's Space Sector.

Nagaland, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu sign MoU under UDAY Scheme

Nov 21, 2017
With the signing of these 4 four MoUs, a total of 27 states and 4 Union Territories have now joined the UDAY Scheme. The agreements were signed on the occasion of the second anniversary of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY).

42nd International Congress of Military Medicine begins

Nov 21, 2017
The congress was organised by the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The International Committee of Military Medicine is an international inter-governmental organisation created in 1921 with its secretariat at Brussels in Belgium and currently has 112 nations as members.

India's nominee Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to International Court of Justice

Nov 21, 2017
India's nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice on 21 November 2017. Bhandari received 183-193 votes in the General Assembly and secured all the 15 votes in the Security Council after separate and simultaneous elections were held at the UN headquarters in New York.

Morning Current Affairs: 21 November 2017

Nov 21, 2017
India's nominee to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice. Bhandari and Britain's Christopher Greenwood were locked in a neck-to-neck fight for re-election to the ICJ. However, in a dramatic turn of events Britain withdrew its candidate from the election.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 November 2017

Nov 20, 2017
India's Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017 at the prestigious pageant’s 67th edition that was held in Sanya, China. The 20-year-old’s win has brought home the coveted title after a 17-year-long wait. The last Indian contestant to win Miss World was Priyanka Chopra in the year 2000.

Bar Leadership Summit held on reforms in Indian Legal Services Sector

Nov 20, 2017
The Indian National Bar Association (INBA) recently organised the ‘Bar Leadership Summit on Reforms in the Indian Legal Sector’ in New Delhi collaboration with the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Centre for Trade and Investment Law (CTIL), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

Universal Children's Day 2017 observed across the world

Nov 20, 2017
The Universal Children’s Day was established by United Nations in 1954. The date 20 November coincides with the adoption of the 'Declaration of the Rights of the Child' by UN General Assembly 1959.

NASA launches advanced satellite to improve weather forecast

Nov 20, 2017
NASA has successfully launched a highly advanced polar-orbiting satellite to improve weather forecasts for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

237th Corps of Engineers Day was celebrated in Delhi

Nov 20, 2017
The 237th Corps of Engineers Day was celebrated in a solemn ceremony conducted at ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’, India Gate in New Delhi. The day is celebrated to commemorate the raising of first Engineer Company in 1780.

India this Week: 13 November to 19 November 2017

Nov 20, 2017
India this Week 13 November to 19 November 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

Girish Karnad conferred with 2017 Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 20, 2017
The Book of the year Award in non-fiction category went to 'Age of Anger: A History of the Present' by Pankaj Mishra, whereas in the fiction category, Easterine Kire's 'Son of the Thundercloud' bagged the award.

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