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November 2016 Current Affairs

Coronavirus India Live Updates: COVAXIN production to be ramped up to 100 million doses per month by September

3 days ago
Coronavirus Live Updates India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a review meeting to assess the availability of Medical Oxygen Supply at hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. With reports of COVID-19 hospitals running out oxygen supply, PM Modi today directed officials fr

Current Affairs Highlights: 2nd Phase of Polling in WB, Assam, Immunization Drive for 45 and Above Begins, Get Latest & Daily Current Affairs Updates Here

Apr 1, 2021
Current Affairs Live Blog: Today i.e. on 1st April, the 2nd Phase of Polling will commence for the on-going assembly elections and also the COVID-19 immunization drive will be opened to people of 45 years and above. To help UPSC, Banking, SSC and other government exam aspirants a

Union Budget 2021 Highlights: PM Modi terms Active and Not Reactive, Focused on Covid-related reforms to Atmanirbhar resolve

Feb 1, 2021
Budget 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented Union Budget 2021-22 today in the Parliament. Expectations from this year’s budgets were very high considering it had to provide much needed relief to the ailing economy and also address the traditional challenges or unemployment, f

Opposition wins near majority in Kuwait Parliamentary Elections

Nov 30, 2016
The early election has wiped out almost 60% of the old assembly members. Safa Al Hashem will be the only female member in the Kuwait Parliament.

RBI limits cash withdrawal from Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana accounts

Nov 30, 2016
PMJDY account holders, who want to withdraw more than Rs 10000 a month, will have to furnish appropriate documents to prove why they need the money.

Asia’s first and longest cycle highway inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Nov 30, 2016
It runs parallel to the main highway, but is separated by a divider which ensures the safety of cyclists.

Astronaut vision may be impaired by spinal fluid changes: Study

Nov 30, 2016
The syndrome known as 'Visual Impairment Intracranial Pressure' (VIIP) was reported in nearly two-thirds of astronauts after long-duration missions aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Lok Sabha passes Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016

Nov 30, 2016
The Bill proposes to introduce the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan (PMGK) Yojana, 2016.  Under the scheme, taxpayers will be required to declare their undisclosed income possessed in the form of cash or deposited in banks, post offices or Reserve Bank of India before a notified date.

Supreme Court directs cinema halls to play National Anthem before film screening

Nov 30, 2016
The Supreme Court also directed that all present must "stand up in respect" till the anthem ends before the screening. The court also stated that the practice would "instill a feeling within one a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism."

Trump nominated Seema Verma to head Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Nov 30, 2016
She is the owner and CEO of SVC Inc, a health policy consulting firm and has worked as an adviser to several US States including Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.

Parliament of Thailand invites Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become king

Nov 30, 2016
As per the established procedure, the Prince Vajiralongkorn will have to accept parliament's invitation in order for him to be proclaimed king.

Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple relaxes dress code for women

Nov 30, 2016
The decision to relax the dress norms was taken after a woman advocate issued a petition in the Kerala High Court calling the old norms discriminatory.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers worst coral die-off on record

Nov 30, 2016
The Great Barrier Reef suffered its most severe bleaching in recorded history, due to warming sea temperatures during March 2016 and April 2016.

Son has no right to reside in parent's house: Delhi HC

Nov 30, 2016
The Court in its direction said that the son was allowed to reside in his parent’s house till their relations were cordial.

M M Kutty appointed Chief Secretary of Delhi

Nov 30, 2016
Kutty replaced K. K. Sharma, who was transferred to the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development as Officer on Special Duty (OSD).

Bangladesh to honour 1668 martyrs of the Indian Army

Nov 29, 2016
As a mark of respect, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh-Sheikh Hasina will be handing over Rs 5 lakh to the martyred soldiers’ families. Bangladesh would also be setting up a war memorial to honour the soldiers.

Plane carrying Brazilian first division football team crashes in Colombia

Nov 29, 2016
Reports say, the crashed aircraft made a stop in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, was transporting the first division Chapecoense soccer team to Colombia for a regional tournament final.

Amazon to sell Amul products online in the US

Nov 29, 2016
The collaboration is a part of Amazon’s Global Selling Programme, which is aimed at giving easy access to Indian sellers to consumers across the globe.

Akodara in Gujarat becomes India’s first Digital Village

Nov 29, 2016
The village, which sustains a total population of 1191 people, uses a various cashless system for payments of goods and services. All transactions in the village are carried out through digital modes like net-banking, SMS or debit cards.

Lt-General A K Bhatt appointed as Director-General of Military Operations

Nov 29, 2016
Lt-Gen Bhatt will succeed Lt-General Ranbir Singh, who declared at a press briefing that Army Special Forces had conducted surgical strikes against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

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