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Current Affairs November 2019

November 2018 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of November 2019 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of November 2019 are given below. Hope you like it.


Recently, a Bill to merge the Union Territories (UTs) of Daman and Diu (D&D) and Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH) has been introduced in the Lok Sabha. India will have how many union territories after the merger? 8
At which place Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated NuGen Mobility Summit-2019 at International Center of Automotive Technology (ICAT)? Manesar, Haryana
The term of the 15th Finance Commission will end on? October 30, 2020
Who swore in as the 18th chief minister of Maharashtra recently? Uddhav Thackeray
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved to increase the authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from the existing 3,500 crore rupees to __________ rupees. 10,000 crore
Name the famous cartoonist who died recently at the age of 87? He started his 58-year-long career with The Statesman and worked for many Indian newspapers as well as foreign newspapers like the New York Times, Washington Post and Saturday Review. Sudhir Dhar
Name the launch vehicle through which ISRO successfully launched Cartosat-3 and 13 US satellites to the space? PSLV-C47
On which day National Milk Day is observed every year in India? 26 November
On which day National Constitution Day is observed every year in India? 26 November
Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, the Chairman of Lokpal, recently launched the logo of Lokpal and officially adopted ____________ as the motto of the Lokpal. The motto means "Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth". मा गृधः कस्यस्विद्धनम् (Ma Gridhah Kasyasvidhanam)
Which state government has launched a massive immunisation campaign against the disease filariasis or Filaria? Uttar Pradesh
Which state observes Sangai Festival every year to present the state as a world class tourist destination? Manipur
Name the Lieutenant Governor under the chairmanship of which the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory has constituted an administrative council to fulfill the functions of a government? G C Murmu
President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the President’s Colour to the ______________ on November 20, 2019. The President’s Colour is the highest honour conferred upon a military unit. Indian Naval Academy (INA)
Who has been selected as PETA person of the year? Virat Kohli
Which cricket stadium hosted India’s first-ever pink ball day and night test match against Bangladesh? Eden Gardens (Kolkata)
Which state recently announced a ban on sale and storage of single-use plastic such as plastic bags, plastic sheets, disposable plastic plates and cups and thermocol from January 1, 2020? Kerala
The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of National Institute of Sowa Rigpa in India. The institute will be set up in which district? Leh
In which north-eastern State, a newspaper in Hindi (Arun Bhoomi) was launched for the first time? Arunachal Pradesh
Paradise Beach was recently declared as ‘no plastic’ zone to restrict the use and sale of plastic items. The beach is located in which State / Union Territory? Puducherry
IRCTC signed an MoU with which state to run the Golden Chariot Train? Karnataka
India’s Ravi Prakash won the BRICS-Young Innovator Prize for inventing which machine? Milk chilling unit
Who sworn in as the 47th Chief Justice of India on November 18, 2019 succeeding Justice Ranjan Gogoi? Justice SA Bobde
The government of which State has launched a mobile application 'e-Ganna' for the sugarcane farmers in the state? Uttar Pradesh
More than 1,000 migratory birds have been found dead in Sambhar lake. Sambhar lake is in which State? Rajasthan
Name the Union Cabinet Minister who has been given additional charge of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises? He is currently holding the charge of Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Prakash Javadekar
Who has become the fastest Indian cricketer to take 50 T20I wickets in 34 matches? Yuzvendra Chahal
Name the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India who passed away recently? TN Seshan
Which country has raised objections to the inclusion of Kalapani in India’s new political map? India claims Kalapani to be a part of Uttarakhand. Nepal
The new union territory of Ladakh has how many districts? 2 districts (Kargil and Leh)
The citizens of which countries are not eligible for the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card? Pakistan and Bangladesh
Name the Malayalam writer who has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award? A A Namboodri
Name the Indian bodybuilder who has been crowned Mr. Universe (Pro) 2019 in the 90 kg category? Chitahresh Natesan
Name the noted Indian academic and mathematician who passed away on 14 November 2019? Dr. Vashishtha Narayan Singh
Name the cricketer who has become the first Indian (male) to take a hat trick in T20 Internationals while playing against Bangladesh in Nagpur? Deepak Chahar
Name the Hindi writer who has been conferred with 28th Vyas Samman for the year 2018 by KK Birla Foundation? Leeladhar Jagoori


Which country continues to be the largest country of origin of international migrants, with 17.5 million living abroad, followed by Mexico (11.8 million) and China (10.7 million)? India
Which country was recently elected to the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO for first time? Saudi Arabia
Which businessman has announced that he would be running for US Presidential Elections 2020? Michael Bloomberg
Who has been awarded the International Children's Peace Prize for the year 2019 for her global campaign called 'School Strike'? Greta Thunberg
Which cricket umpire has written the book - Finding the Gaps? Simon Taufel
Which Rhino has gone extinct in Malaysia after the last survivor of the species died of cancer? Sumatran rhinoceros
Which nation’s floating school project has won the Aga Khan Architecture Award? Bangladesh
Name the renowned naturalist and broadcaster who has been conferred with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2019 for his lifetime worth of work to awaken the mankind to the need to preserve and protect the planet's biodiversity? David Attenborough
Who sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka? Mahinda Rajapaksa
Name the Microsoft CEO who topped the list of Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019? Satya Nadella
Google has launched a new cloud-based game streaming service. What is the name of the gaming service? Google Stadia
On which day World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year to spread awareness about the importance of lives of creatures living in water? 21st November
On which day World Children's Day is celebrated every year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare? 20th November
On which day National Press Day is observed every year? 16th November
In which country 11th BRICS Summit 2019 was held from 13th to 14th November 2019?? Brazil
President of which country will be the chief guest of Republic Day celebration of India in 2020? Brazil
Which country will host the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup? The tournament will be held from January 13 to January 29, 2023. India
Which country has been ranked as the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom for the fourth consecutive year by Freedom on the Net report 2019? China
On which day World Science Day for Peace and Development is observed every year? 10th November
What is the Oxford Word of the Year 2019? Climate Emergency
Which country has become the first in the world to introduce WHO recommended TCV (Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine) in its national immunisation programme? Pakistan

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