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November 2015 Current Affairs

Ministry of Railways signed AOT Agreements with SAIL-RITES Bengal Wagon Industry Pvt Ltd

Nov 25, 2015
With the signing of the agreement, two major PSUs namely RITES of Ministry of Railways and SAIL of Union Ministry of Steel will form a joint venture SRBWIPL.

10th East Asia Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nov 25, 2015
The year’s summit held under the theme Our People, Our Community, Our Vision. It was the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the East Asia Summit.

Union Government announced 10 New/Revised Schemes for Disabled Persons under the National Trust

Nov 25, 2015
The government also number of categories of disability from 7 to 19 and launched a new website for the National Trust http://thenationaltrust.gov.in/content/

Infosys Science Foundation announced winners of Infosys Prize 2015

Nov 25, 2015
The prize established in 2009 is given in six categories and the prize for each category consists of a purse of 65 lakh rupees, a 22 karat gold medallion and a citation certificate.

Telangana Government declared 231 mandals as drought-hit

Nov 25, 2015
The state government has submitted the list of drought-prone mandals and urged it to provide an immediate assistance of 1000 crore rupees to mitigate the situation.

India-Singapore signed 10 agreements on mutual co-operation

Nov 24, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on a two-day visit to Singapore from 23 November to 24 November 2015.

Operation Inherent Resolve to tackle ISIS

Nov 24, 2015
OIR is the US military operation name for the intervention against ISIS, including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria.

20th Anniversary of Dayton Peace Accord observed

Nov 24, 2015
The Dayton Peace Accords were signed on 21 November 1995 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio to end the Bosnian war.

Joint Statement on enhanced Malaysia-India Strategic Partnership released

Nov 24, 2015
Both the Prime Ministers also witnessed the signing of one Agreement on Cultural Exchange Programme for 2015-2020.

Rishi Gour appointed as Country President of Sodexo India On-site Services

Nov 24, 2015
Gour joined Sodexo in 2011 and has since then worked towards the brand's promise of delivering quality of life services to over 400 corporate, education and healthcare clients.

Kuldip Nayar honoured with Ramnath Goenka Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 24, 2015
The award for the years 2013 and 2014 was handed over by Information and Broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley.

Michael Keating appointed as Special Representative for Somalia and Head of UNSOM

Nov 24, 2015
Keating will succeed Nicholas Kay, who will complete his assignment in December 2015. Kay was associated with UNSOM for over the past two and a half years.

UNISDR released the report titled The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters

Nov 24, 2015
The report depicts that over the last 20 years, 90 percent of major disasters have been caused by 6457 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, droughts and other weather-related events.

SEBI signed MoU with Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on bilateral cooperation

Nov 24, 2015
The MoU was signed by UK Sinha, Chairman, SEBI and  Dr M Khairul Hossain, Chairman, BSEC at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Roger Van Gent appointed as strategic coach of Indian Men’s Hockey Team

Nov 24, 2015
Roger Van Gent embarked on his coaching career after securing the International Hockey Federation (FIH) high performance coaching qualification in 2000.

Marathi actor Prashant Damle selected for Dinanath Mangeshkar award

Nov 24, 2015
Damle was chosen for the award for his outstanding contribution in the field of theatre, film and music.

Blue Revolution with an outlay of 3000 crore rupees proposed

Nov 23, 2015
The scheme will cover inland fisheries, aquaculture, marine fisheries and all activities undertaken by the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) towards realizing Blue Revolution.

NTPC named official partner for HWL Final

Nov 23, 2015
The 2015 HWL will be participated by India, Argentina, Great Britain, Canada, Belgium, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands.

Urban Development Minister launched portal for small traders’ e-lala

Nov 23, 2015
The e-lala initiative is aimed at promoting the interests of 5.77 crore small businesses in the context of rapid expansion of e-commerce in the country.

2nd World Congress on Disaster Management concluded; Visakhapatnam Declaration adopted

Nov 23, 2015
It calls for global linkages to undertake cooperative studies among communities and local governance on evidencing climate change.
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