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November 2021 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of November 2021 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 2021 are given below. Hope you like it.


Name the Indian tech wizard who took over as the new CEO of Twitter after co-founder Jack Dorsey steps down from the position? Parag Agrawal
On which date National Cadet Corps celebrated the 73rd anniversary of its raising? 28 November
Which company has started clinical trials for nasal spray to prevent Covid-19 infection? ITC
On which day National Milk Day was observed across India? 26 November
Name the father of White Revolution in whose memory National Milk Day is observed every year in India? Dr. Verghese Kurien
Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy announced on November 22, 2021 that Andhra Pradesh will have only one capital. Which city will be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh? Amravati
According to an annoucement made by the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Patalpani railway station will be renamed after which tribal icon? Tantya Bhil
From which country the Indian Air Force (IAF) recently received two Mirage 2000 trainer version aircraft? France
Which police station in Delhi has been ranked as the best police station in the country as part of an exercise by Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) to grade police stations based on parameters including handling of crime, infrastructure, and approachability of personnel? Sadar Bazar
Name India's fourth Scorpene-class submarine which was commissioned into Indian Navy at the naval dockyard in Mumbai, in the presence of the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh? INS Vela
Name the stealth guided-missile destroyer which was commissioned by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai? INS Visakhapatnam
Defence Ministry recently gave its final clearance to over Rs 5,000 crore deal with which country to manufacture 7.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi? Russia
Which bank has announced the launch of a digital platform 'Trade Emerge' for exporters and importers across India that will offer digital banking and value-added services apart from aiming to make cross border trade hassle-free, expeditious and convenient? ICICI Bank
Which programme by Doordarshan won an award under ‘Living Well with Super Diversity’ category at the recently held ABU - UNESCO Peace Media Awards 2021 at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia? DEAFinitely Leading the Way
Which programme by All India Radio​​ won an award in the category of ‘Ethical & Sustainable Relationship with Nature’ category at the recently held ABU - UNESCO Peace Media Awards 2021 at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia? Living on the edge – The coastal lives
Which city has topped the SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22 followed by Coimbatore and Chandigarh? Shimla
Which city is ranked at the bottom of the SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22? Dhanbad
Which state was awarded best Marine State in India during the Fisheries awards 2021 held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on the occasion of World Fisheries Day on November 21, 2021? Andhra Pradesh
Which state will soon become the only one in India to have five international airports? Uttar Pradesh
Who has become the first Indian batsman (second batsman overall in the world) to hit 150 sixes in T20Is? Rohit Sharma
Which bank has been recently authorised by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to collect direct taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)? RBL Bank
India’s First Food Museum has been launched at which place? Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu)
Name the railway station in Bhopal, India's first world-class railway station, which has been renamed after Gond queen Rani Kamlapati? Habibganj
India has been re-elected to the UNESCO Executive Board, one of the three constitutional organs of the United Nations, for which term? 2021-25
Name the former world no 1 and the first-ever Indian world championships medallist who has been honoured with the Badminton World Federation (BAI) Lifetime Achievement Award? Prakash Padukone
On which date Guru Nanak Jayanti 2021 was observed? 19 November
Whose debut novel is Lal Salaam which is based on tragic killings of 76 CRPF personnel at Dantewada, Chhattisgarh in April 2010? Smriti Irani
Name the Indian-born American economist & Nobel laureate who has authored a new book (cookbook) titled "Cooking to Save your Life"? Abhijit Banerjee
Name the BCCI President who has been appointed as the Chairman of ICC Men's Cricket Committee succeeding Anil Kumble? Sourav Ganguly
Who took charge as the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)? Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
Name the former Indian batsman who will take charge as the Head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA)? VVS Laxman
On which date National Integration Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of India's first woman Prime Minister? 19 November
On which day National Press Day is observed every year to acknowledge and honor the Press Council of India, a statutory and quasi-judicial establishment? 16 November
On which date first Audit Diwas was observed at the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India? 16 November
On which date the Central Government has decided to observe Janjatiya Gaurav Divas every year? The day happens to be the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda who was a freedom fighter and a tribal leader. 15 November
Which organisaion has received the Guinness World Record for constructing the world highest motorable road passing through the 19,024 feet high Umlingla Pass in the Union Territory of Ladakh? Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
In which state 341 km long Purvanchal Express was launched? Uttar Pradesh
Shuttler's Flick: Making Every Match Count is the autobiography of which former badminton player? Pullela Gopichand
Who was appointed as the Head Coach of India's Senior Men's cricket team? Rahul Dravid
Who became the new captain of India in the T20 format? Rohit Sharma
Who has been appointed as the new Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)? Satya Narayan Pradhan
Who will take charge as the next Chief of the Indian Navy after the incumbent, Admiral Karambir Singh, retires on November 30? R Hari Kumar
Name the former Japanese Prime Minister who was honoured with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award for the year 2021 for his major achievements in the field of Public Affairs? Shinzo Abe
Name the Nykaa founder and CEO who has became India’s 7th woman billionaire and the wealthiest self-made billionaire on November 10, 2021? Falguni Nayar
Who has been appointed as the new Director General (DG) of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)? Atul Karwal
Which Indian state which has approved Kaiser-i-hind (Teinopalpus imperialis) as its State Butterfly? Arunachal Pradesh
Name the village in Telangana State which has been chosen as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)? Pochampally


In which country, Omicron, a Covid-19 variant, was first detected? South Africa
Who had won the Ballon d’Or 2019 award for the record 7th time? Lionel Messi
Who was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Czech Republic? Petr Fiala
Who has been appointed as Australia's 47th Test captain succeeding Tim Paine who stepped down as captain recently? Pat Cummins
Which web series won the Best Drama award at the International Emmy Awards 2021? Tehran
Who got re-elected as the Director General of UNESCO for a second four-year term? Audrey Azoulay
Collins Dictionary has named which term as the Word of the Year 2021? NFT (Non-Fungible Token)
Which is the world's most polluted capital for the third straight year, as per 2020 World Air Quality Report? New Delhi
Name the currency of Turkey which has tumbled 45 percent against the dollar this year – hitting a record low of 13.45? Lira
Gaofen 11-03 high resolution satellite is launched by which Asian country? China
Who has been appointed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the permanent CEO of the International Cricket governing body? Geoff Allardice
On which date World Fisheries Day is observed across the world? 21 November
Which city of United Kingdom will host G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in December 2021? Liverpool
On which day World Toilet Day 2021 was observed? 19 November
Which country won the T20 World Cup 2021 by beating New Zealand by 8 wickets in the final? Australia
Which player was named T20 World Cup 2021 Player of the Tournament? David Warner
Name the Pakistan skipper who recently surpassed Indian captain Virat Kohli on November 11, 2021 to become the fastest player to score 2500 runs in men's T20Is? Babar Azam
Name the astronaut who became the first Chinese woman to walk in space on November 7, 2021? Wang Yaping
Name the South African novelist who won the 2021 Booker Prize for his novel ‘The Promise’ on November 3, 2021? Damon Galgut
Who was re-elected as the President of the International Gymnastics Federation for a period of three years? Morinari Watanabe
Name the South African cricketer who has announced retirement from all forms of cricket? He has played 114 tests and 228 ODIs. AB de Villiers
Which country has become the 101st member of the International Solar Alliance? USA
Which word has been chosen as the Word of the Year 2021 by Oxford English Dictionary? Vax