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November 2018 Current Affairs

30 Most Important Current Affairs of November 2018

Dec 11, 2018
Nearly four years after moving to a new GDP series, the Union Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOSPI) on November 28, 2018 released the revised Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for the years 2004-2005 to 2010-2011.

Nagaland becomes first north-eastern state to launch single emergency number ‘112’

Dec 3, 2018
The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the single emergency number ‘112’ under the Emergency Response Support System for the state of Nagaland. With the launch of the emergency response support system, the residents of the state would not require to remember multiple helpline numbers.

Train 18: India's first locomotive-less train crosses 180 kmph mark during trials

Dec 3, 2018
The Train 18 will now be sent to Kota division in West Central Railways for validating its performance at its designed speed of 160 kmph, following which the Railways will be initiating the process for obtaining necessary approvals from the designated authorities for induction of Train 18 into commercial service.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed globally

Dec 3, 2018
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed globally on December 3, 2018 with the theme “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. The theme focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

COP24: UN Conference on Climate Change begins in Poland

Dec 3, 2018
The Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama declared the UN COP24 climate summit open and handed over the presidency of the talks to Michal Kurtyka, Poland's Deputy Environment Minister in the presence of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

G20 Summit 2018 concludes: G20 Leaders pledge to fight climate change; India to host G20 Summit in 2022

Dec 3, 2018
PM Modi presented a 9-point agenda to G20 Member Nations, calling for strong and active cooperation to deal with fugitive economic offenders. The agenda was presented during the second session of the G20 Summit 2018 on International Trade, International Financial and Tax Systems.

Government launches Digital Sky Platform for drone registration

Dec 3, 2018
The Union Government’s Civil Aviation Regulations to enable safe flying of Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems popularly referred to as drones came into effect on December 1, 2018. The Government had announced the release of the regulations in August 2018.

IAF, US air force conduct joint exercise 'Ex Cope India 2018'

Dec 3, 2018
The fourth edition of the series of bilateral joint exercise, Ex Cope India-18, has begun between the air forces of the United States and India in West Bengal, India. The exercise focuses on enhancing mutual cooperation between the US and India and building on the existing capabilities, aircrew tactics and force employment.

Sunil Arora appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner

Dec 3, 2018
Sunil Arora has assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner of India succeeding O P Rawat, who demitted the office on December 1, 2018 after completing his tenure. The 62-year-old Arora was appointed to the Election Commission on August 31, 2017.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 26 November to 2 December 2018

Dec 2, 2018
26 November to 2 December 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 like G20 summit 2018, Kartarpur Sahib Road Corridor and single emergency number ‘112’ among others.

Asia Pacific Summit 2018 begins in Kathmandu

Dec 2, 2018
Around 1500 participants from 45 countries are attending the summit. They will discuss various global issues, including peace, development, good governance and role of parliamentarians, climate change and role of media.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 26 November to 1 December 2018

Dec 1, 2018
Nearly four years after moving to a new GDP series, the Union Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOSPI) on November 28, 2018 released the revised Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for the years 2004-2005 to 2010-2011.

Revised GDP Back Series data: All you need to know about the new GDP data

Dec 1, 2018
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) uses the estimates from the results of Quinquennial Employment and Unemployment Surveys (EUS) of National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO), which are conducted once in every five years, for revising the base years of national accounts statistics once in every five years.

Former US President George H.W. Bush passes away

Dec 1, 2018
In August 1990, after Iraqi troops under dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, President Bush forged a coalition of 32 countries to restore Kuwaiti sovereignty and upheld the international law. Subsequently, he convened the Madrid Peace Conference in 1991, bringing Israel and Arab neighbours together in face-to-face discussions for the first time in history.

India to Chair Kimberley Process from January 2019

Dec 1, 2018
India was handed the Chairmanship of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme by the European Union during the KPCS Plenary 2018, which was held in Brussels, Belgium, from November 12-16. India as a KPCS Chair will be committed to make the KPCS a stronger process in terms of inclusiveness, strengthened administration and implementation.

DAIC, JNU sign MoU to enhance research activities for sustainable development

Nov 30, 2018
DAIC, inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is a centrally located state-of-the-art Centre for quality research in socio-economic transformation and it has been envisaged as a think-tank for preparing policy briefs.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 30 November 2018

Nov 30, 2018
Nearly four years after moving to a new GDP series, the Union Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MOSPI) on November 28, 2018 released the revised Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for the years 2004-2005 to 2010-2011.

Top Current Affairs Quiz: 30 November 2018

Nov 30, 2018
30 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 single emergency number 112, G20 summit 2018 and Schedule VIII of the Constitution among others.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 November 2018

Nov 30, 2018
The UK government has confirmed an amendment to a new weapons bill going through the Parliament to ensure that it would not impact the right of the British Sikh community to possess and supply kirpans, or religious swords.

Jharkhand to provide free mobile phones to 28 lakh farmers, says CM

Nov 30, 2018
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has announced that the government will provide free mobile phones to 28 lakh farmers and a separate electric feeder for them for agriculture purpose by 2019/2021. The move will help the farmers know about the market rates and other information relating to agriculture.

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