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Current Affairs Questions Answers for November 2014-One liners

Dec 1, 2014 12:35 IST

One liner for the month of November 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams. The students will find these one liners of immense help during their course of preparation.

• Former Chairman of Union Carbide Corporation who was blamed for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy died. At the age of 92 -Warren M Anderson

• Seven Indian sailors who were held in captivity by the Somali pirates off the coast of Somalia for four years were released in -Harardhere

• 2014-15 Duleep Trophy title of cricket was won by -Central Zone

• Germany’s historic wrought-iron gate bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan that was stolen from the former Dachau concentration camp had slogan -Arbeit macht frei means Work Sets You Free

• The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on 2 November 2014 released IPCC's Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) in -Copenhagen

• Government of Iraq said that the militants of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have executed 322 members of -an Iraqi Al-Bu Nimr tribe in western Anbar province

• Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on 2 November 2014 signed -Indian Ocean Rim Association Charter

• World Trade Center of US re-opened its new tower for business after the original tower were destroyed in -the 9/11 terrorist attack

• Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee on 3 November 2014 submitted its final report on -IPL Spot fixing to the Supreme Court

• Google India created Indian Language Internet Alliance in partnership with various content providers to make available-local language content of India on the internet

• Person appointed as the Union Financial Services Secretary (FSS) on 3 November 2014 -Hasmukh Adhia

• Country that on 3 November 2014 agreed to support Indian government’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) in its probe to unearth black money - Mauritius

• Israel’s Parliament on 5 November 2014 passed law to block the release of - Palestinian prisoners convicted for murder in any future, peace negotiations

• A Torpedo Recovery Vessel of Indian Navy sank off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise - TRV-72

• US Navy SEAL commando who shot Osama bin Laden at his Pakistan hideout in Abbottobad on 2 May 2011 revealed his identity - Robert O’Neill

• Committed to protect declining shark population an airways that banned shipment of shark fins - Jet Airways

• Cristiano Ronaldo was presented with 2013-14 European Golden Boot award, he shared the prize with - Luis Suarez, having scored 31 times

• The Quickest cricketer in the history to score 6000 ODI run mark and overtook legendary West Indian Vivian Richards' record - Virat Kohli

• Governor of Gujarat signed the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2009 that makes - compulsorily vote in local body elections

• Indian Men’s Hockey team won four match series against Australia, 3-1 played at - Perth Hockey Stadium, Australia

• Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of fall of the Berlin Wall - 9 November 2014

• Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in Haryana decided to reverse the retirement age of state employees by - two years

• To provide access of electricity to rural households across the country, Union Government on 20 November 2014 approved launch of a programme - Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DUGJY)

• Union Cabinet chaired approved signing and ratifying of - the SAARC Regional Railways Agreement by India, as a member State of SAARC.

• The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman who has died aged 88 in Seville - Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart

• An Assam-based NGO working for the conservation of nature along with Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) won 2014 United Nations Lighthouse Activities award – Aaranyak is the NGO of Assam

• Australian cricketer who went into induced coma after a bouncer ball of Sean Abbott hit back of his head at Sydney Cricket Ground - Phillip Hughes

• South Korean paleontologists discovered fossilised skeleton of one of the smallest species of dinosaur in rare condition - Theropod

• To achieve the objective of cleanliness across India, the Union government launched - the Swachh Bharat Kosh guidelines

• Israeli Cabinet approved a bill that calls Israel the nation of the Jewish people, the bill is titled - Israel, the Nation-State of the Jewish People

• The Supreme Court of India on 27 November 2014 observed that an Indian Premier League (IPL) team should be disqualified without any further enquiry - Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

• Pakistan-origin Bollywood actress Veena Malik was sentenced to 26 years in jail on 26 November 2014 by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) for appearing in mock Geo TV wedding scene in which religious song played in background about - the wedding of the Prophet Muhammad's daughter

• The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 26 November 2014 held that all vehicles which are more than 15-years-old would not be permitted to ply on - Delhi roads

• Biography titled My Name is Abu Salem was released on underworld gangster Abu Salem has been written by - S Hussain Zaidi and published by Penguin

• 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer who on 26 November 2014 received the prestigious Arjuna Award by Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal after he took the legal route for the same - Manoj Kumar

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 30 November 2014 devised another acronym and urged police to act – SMART (S for strict but sensitive, M for modern and mobile, A for alert and accountable, R for reliable and responsive and T for techno-savvy and trained)

• NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first mission to Mars, named - Mariner 4

• The critically endangered Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) spotted in - Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary in Palghar District of Maharashtra

• Book titled Next China-India War - World's First Water War – 2029 is authored by - former Army chief General Sundarajan Padmanabhan

• Priyanka Chopra and Freida Pinto launched a multi-level global campaign in New Delhi - Girl Rising

• The UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste has gone into service between -Bristol and Bath

• UK unveiled statute of an Indian-origin fighter pilot who had served in Britain’s Royal Air Force during the Second World War - Mahinder Singh Pujji

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