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November 2020 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of November 2020 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 2020 are given below. Hope you like it.


India's aviation safety regulator DGCA has extended the suspension of all scheduled international commercial passenger flights till? December 31
Name the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services who passed away due to a heart attack on November 26, 2020 at his residence? Faqir Chand Kohli
Who was also known as Father of the Indian IT Industry? Faqir Chand Kohli
With which Indian company, the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL) has signed the country's largest contract for the Bullet Train project connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad? Larsen & Turbo (L&T)
Who created history on November 25, 2020 by becoming the first Indian-origin parliamentarian to take oath in Sanskrit language on foreign land (New Zealand)? Dr. Gaurav Sharma
Which Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh has received the first TX2 International Award for doubling its population? Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
Which film has been selected as India's official entry for the Oscars in the foreign-language film category? Jallikattu
Name the senior BJP leader who has been elected as the new speaker of Bihar Assembly? Vijay Kumar Sinha
Which Indian private bank has been merged with Singapore-based DBS Bank India Ltd? Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Which court recently ruled that the Centre and State Governments cannot have an "indefinite or overriding right" to continue occupying citizens' properties after acquiring them on any pretext and permitting such an act would be "no less than condoning lawlessness"? Supreme Court
On which day Constitution Day was observed across India? November 26
Name the cyclonic storm that cross over the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on November 25th? Nivar
Veteran Congress leader Tarun Gogoi passed away on November 23, 2020. He was the longest-serving Chief Minister of which State? Assam
Who has been sworn in as the first woman Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar? Renu Devi
Asia's first solar-powered textile mill will be set up in which Indian State? Maharashtra
India signed a USD 120 million agreement with which international financial institution to modernise the transport sector of Meghalaya? World Bank
On which date former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's birth anniversary is observed? November 19
Which lake in Maharashtra's Buldhana district has been chosen as a wetland site of international importance under the Ramsar conservation treaty? Lonar lake
Which lake in Agra has been chosen as a wetland site of international importance under the Ramsar conservation treaty? Keetham lake
Which State / UT government has announced a Rs 2000 fine for not wearing masks? Delhi
India received its ninth Boeing P-8I surveillance aircraft from which aerospace company? Boeing
Which State Government has decided to form a 'Cow Cabinet' for the protection of cows in the state? Madhya Pradesh
On which day National Press Day was observed across India? November 16
Which party emerged as the single-largest party in Bihar Assembly Polls? Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
Which Indian author has been selected for TATA Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2020? Ruskin Bond
The Government of which State has launched the Jeevan Seva app to ensure safe and timely transportation of the COVID-19 patients to hospitals and healthcare facilities? Delhi
On which day Ayurveda Day 2020 was observed across India? November 13
How much grant has been announced by the Finance Minister to the Department of Biotechnology for COVID Suraksha Mission for research and development of the Indian COVID vaccine? Rs 900 crores
The central government on November 11, 2020 announced a new scheme- Operation Green. Under this scheme how much subsidy will be provided to the Himalayan and North-Eastern states for air transportation of 41 notified fruits and vegetables to any place in the country? 50 percent
The 17th ASEAN-India Summit was held via videoconference on? November 12
Which team beat Delhi Capitals by 5 wickets to win the IPL title 2020 for a record 5th time? Mumbai Indians
Who has become the first female Indian American Vice President-elect of the United States? Kamala Harris
What was the theme of the 5th National Ayurveda Day 2020 observed on 13th November 2020? Ayurveda for COVID-19 Pandemic
Name the Indian Army Chief General who has been conferred the honorary rank of General of the Nepali Army by President Bidya Devi Bhandari? MM Naravane
The Public Investment Fund, sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia, has decided to invest how much fund in Reliance Retail Ventured Limited (RRVL) for a 2.04 percent equity stake? The PIF is one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world. Rs 9,555 crore
Which state has announced a 100 percent tax exemption for e-vehicles? Tamil Nadu
Which public sector bank recorded a 52 percent increase in its profit in the second quarter in the current fiscal? SBI
Which country has signed MoU with Serum Institute of India for 3 crore COVID 19 vaccine doses? Bangladesh
Which country has temporarily suspended entry of Indian nationals into the nation due to concerns over COVID-19 pandemic? China
Which messaging platform has launched its own UPI payment feature in India? WhatsApp
Which state has passed a bill providing 75 percent reservation to local candidates in private-sector jobs that pay less than Rs 50,000 per month? Haryana
The Government of which State has introduced a new industrial policy to provide a special incentive package for investment in ultra-mega projects of the sponge iron and steel sector? Chhattisgarh
Name the legendary violin maestro and Padma Bhushan awardee who passed away in Chennai on November 2, 2020 at the age of 92? TN Krishnan
At which place in Uttar Pradesh, India's first moss garden has been set up with around 30 different species of moss? Nainital
Name the noted Hindi writer and poetess who passed away at the age of 77? She was also the first woman Governor of Goa. Mridula Sinha
Which Bollywood actor has been appointed as the State Icon of Punjab by the Election Commission of India? Sonu Sood
Name the former Senior Principal Scientist at CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute who has written the world's first scientoon book entitled "Bye Bye Corona"? Dr Pradeep Srivastava
Name the tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh which has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve? Panna Tiger Reserve


Which country ranked at the top in the final rankings list for 2020, released by FIFA on November 27, 2020? France is placed second, while Brazil is in third place, England in fourth place and Portugal in fifth place. Belgium
Name the football legend who passed away on November 25, 2020 at the age of 60? Diego Maradona
Name the Israeli Prime Minister who along with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan have been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2021? Benjamin Netanyahu
Who has been appointed as the new independent Chairman of the International Cricket Council replacing Shashank Manohar (India)? Greg Barclay (New Zealand)
Which country will host G20 Summit in 2023? India
Constitution of which country is the longest written constitution in the world? India
Which country formally withdrew itself from the Treaty of Open Skies on November 22, 2020? USA
Which bank has become the world's first central bank to have 1 million followers on its official Twitter Handle? Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Which legendary WWE Superstar bid final farewell to the ring at the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Survivor Series 2020 on November 22, 2020? The Undertaker
Name the UK writer who won the UK Booker Prize 2020 for his debut novel Shuggie Bain? Douglas Stuart
Which country has been given the hosting rights for FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022? India
England's cricket team will tour which country for the first time in 16 years in 2021? Pakistan
What is the minimum age limit to play international cricket, as per the new ICC policy announced on November 19, 2020? 15 years
On which day World Children's Day is observed across the world? November 20
On which day World Toilet Day is observed across the world? November 19
Which country successfully launched the world's first 6G experimental satellite on November 6, 2020? China
Which party won Myanmar General Election 2020? National League for Democracy
Who has become the fourth tennis player to record 1000 match wins in the Open Era? Rafael Nadal
Facebook has deleted which global sporting federation's official page? International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)
Which country has taken back control and management of its nuclear weapon warheads from Lockheed Martin-led group? England
Which country has officially withdrawn from the Paris climate accord? USA

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