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Weekly Current Affairs | Current Affairs of Last Week | 26 November to 1 December

Weekly Current Affairs | Current Affairs of Last Week | 26 November to 1 December

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India Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has offered to collaborate with Telangana state

Current Affairs Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the world organization has offered to collaborate with Telangana for South-South Cooperation within the development of the seed sector in African countries. The provided by United Nations agency was created in Rome with Principal Secretary (Agriculture) C. Parthasarathi and Director of Telangana State Seed and Organic Certification Authority K. Keshavulu, United Nations agency assistant director-general Bukar Tijani aforementioned Asian country seed business is step by step increasing its market and establishing business operations within the African countries as those countries grow similar crops as India.

Cotton Advisory Board says the Cotton production estimated to decline cotton production in India 2017-18

Current Affairs Cotton planning board aforementioned that the cotton creation this season is also not precisely the earlier year. The board that met on November twenty-two aforementioned that the creation from Oct 2018 to Gregorian calendar month 2019 is assessed to be 361 hundred thousand parcels as against 370 hundred thousand bunches last season. whereas the combination zone underneath cotton for a year past was 124.29 hundred thousand hectares, it was 122.38 hundred thousand hectares for this season. the conventional yield (kg per hectare) has in addition diminished from 506.07 to 501.47. Cotton request by material factories, as well as very little scale units, is also marginally higher this year at 305 hundred thousand bundles from 303 hundred thousand bunches a year past. In any case, trim appraisals are temporary and might modification within the returning months. With a superior menage advertise, the execution of fabric plants has increased once March. on these lines, a cotton request by the plants is anticipated to be higher. it's likely to be an enjoyable year for the 2 ranchers and also the business.


Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unveils 70-feet tall Lord Buddha's statue at Rajgir

Current Affairs Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar revealed a 70-foot-tall statue of Lord Buddha at Rajgir in Nalanda region. Mr.Kumar divulged the statue of Lord Buddha, the second tallest statue of Buddha in the nation, within the sight of Mahabodhi sanctuary's central priest Bhante Chalinda in the midst of the reciting of songs. The statue has been introduced over a 16-meter span platform amidst the lake Ghora Katora and has been produced using 45,000 cubic foot pink sandstone. Ghora Katora lake is an authentic place. It is a characteristic lake encompassed by five slopes where Lord Buddha's statue has been introduced.

Uber Eats appointed Alia Bhatt as its first brand ambassador of India

Current Affairs Nourishment conveyance stage Uber Eats on November 22 declared the arrangement of Alia Bhatt as its image diplomat in India, making her the first-historically speaking envoy of the organization universally. The young today identifies with her agreeable, joyful and vigorous identity. She is known for her exceptional style and spryness as an on-screen character, similar characteristics are an essential piece of the Uber Eats DNA, consequently making her the ideal fit to speak to our image in India," said Bhavik Rathod, Head of Uber Eats India and South Asia. Other than being the substance of the brand, customers can hope to see Alia in various inclinations via web-based networking media stages for Uber Eats. Uber Eats declared the arrangement of performing artist Alia Bhatt as its image representative. India will be the primary nation where the worldwide organization delegated a diplomat.

Monaco to host 2019 Laureus Awards on February 18, 2019

Current Affairs The 'Oscars of games', the Laureus World Sports Awards 2019 will be held in Monaco on February 18 one year from now. Game's chief worldwide honors service will praise the best of 2018 crosswise over eight individual and group classes, with the champs gathering a prized Laureus Statuette. Sports fans the world over will likewise get the chance to have their influence by voting in favor of the Laureus Sporting Moment of the Year Award. Previous India cricket skippers Kapil Dev, Rahul Dravid, and Sachin Tendulkar are individuals from the Laureus Academy.


Indian Constitution Day is observed on 26 November

Current Affairs On this day in 1949, the constitution was received which came into power on January 26, 1950, denoting the start of another period ever of. On nineteenth November 2015, amid the year-long festival of the 125th birth commemoration of Dr. B R Ambedkar, Government of India proclaimed November 26th as the Constitution Day. Already this day was commended as Law Day.

Union Government to set up a domestic Gold Council in India for the promotion of growth in the jewelry sector

Current Affairs Association Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu declared the administration's expectation to set up a residential Gold Council in India for the development in the adornments part. the fundamental target of the committee is to comprise a coordinated Gold strategy to address every one of the issues looked by the segment. The trade and the Finance Ministry will cooperate in such a manner. This will help ensure that diamonds and gems business does not experience the ill effects of money related issues and would likewise stretch out local help to the fares.

SEBI Unveils Rules For Reclassification Of Promoter As Public Investor

Current Affairs Markets controller Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has turned out with new guidelines for the renaming of an advertiser as an open financial specialist, wherein an active advertiser over the undertakings of the recorded firm and not be permitted to hold over 10% stake. The advertiser would not be permitted to have any portrayal on the directorate or go about as a key administrative individual in the recorded element.


India To Host 50th Union World Conference On Lung Health In 2019

Current Affairs The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health will be held in Hyderabad, a worldwide association working in this field reported. The meeting 'Closure the Emergency: Science, Leadership, Action' which will begin in October 2019, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease expressed.


MoRTH issued notification for the inclusion of Quadricycles as Non-Transport Vehicles

Current Affairs Service of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) told the addition of the thing 'Quadricycle' as a 'nontransport' vehicle under the Motor Vehicles Act 1988. A Quadricycle is a vehicle of the span of a 3-wheeler yet with 4 tires and completely secured like a vehicle.

WhatsApp Business Head Neeraj Arora Resigns

Current Affairs WhatsApp's Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora has surrendered from the post following 7-years in the organization. His leave comes seven months after WhatsApp fellow benefactor Jan Koum left the organization. Arora had been an essential piece of WhatsApp since 2011 and assumed an imperative job in the organization's securing by Facebook in 2014. Neeraj Arora was the leader for the post of the CEO at WhatsApp after the takeoff of Koum.

Saina Nehwal wins silver at Syed Modi International 2018, Sameer Verma Retains

Current Affairs World number nine Saina Nehwal packed away silver at Syed Modi International Badminton Championships 2018 subsequent to losing to world number 27 Han Yue. India's Sameer Verma vanquished Lu Guangzu of China in the men's singles last to effectively safeguard and win the Syed Modi International Championships in Lucknow.




Centre and ADB Sign 200 Million Dollar Loan Pact To Upgrade State Highways In Bihar

Current Affairs The Center and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has marked a 200 million dollar credit consent to fund broadening and redesigning of around 230 Kilometers State Highways in Bihar to every single climate standard with street wellbeing highlights. The Center and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has marked a 200 million dollar credit consent to fund enlarging and updating of around 230 Kilometers State Highways in Bihar to every single climate standard with street wellbeing highlights.

Ohio becomes the first US state to accept taxes in Bitcoin

Current Affairs Ohio will turn into the primary US state to acknowledge installment of expenses by organizations in Bitcoin, starting this week. Organizations can settle 23 diverse government expenses with Bitcoin, from representative retention duty to fuel and deals assess, through an online digital money entry. The state will utilize BitPay, a digital currency worldwide installment framework, to finish the procedure.



National Milk Day observed on 26 November

Current Affairs National Milk Day that was begun in 2014 on 26th November to stamp the birth commemoration of the dad of White Revolution, Dr. Verghese Kurien was praised in the Meghalaya out of the blue. Kurien was the designer of Operation Flood which was propelled in 1970 by India's National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). India's Operation surge was the world's greatest dairy advancement program which gave a noteworthy push to the drain generation of the country.

Aadi Mahotsav Organized By Tribal Affairs Ministry in New Delhi

Current Affairs The fourth release of yearly "Aadi Mahotsav", a National Tribal Festival composed by Ministry of Tribal Affairs in a relationship with TRIFED and Ministry of Culture to celebrate and value the soul of inborn culture, art, cooking and trade held at Dilli Haat, Shri Aurobindo Marg, INA, Delhi. This year, in excess of 600 innate craftsmen from 23 states, 80 ancestral culinary specialists hailing from 20 States other than 14 social troupes including in excess of 200 craftsmen are participating in the Mahotsav.

Telangana CEO Dr. Rajat Kumar inaugurated the five-day exhibition on Our Vote- Our Future in Hyderabad

Current Affairs Telangana Chief Electoral Officer Dr. Rajat Kumar introduced a five-day show on "Our Vote-Our Future" in Hyderabad. This presentation was sorted out by the Regional Outreach Bureau of Information and Broadcasting Ministry. The fundamental point is to expand the surveying level of somewhere around 10 percent.



IFFI nominates 12 movies for ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal

Current Affairs The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has designated 12 motion pictures during the current year's International Council for Film, Television and Audiovisual Communication (ICFT) UNESCO Gandhi Medal. Of these 12 films, two are from India and the rest are remote motion pictures. The two Indian motion pictures seeking the respect are Tamil film Bagram and Ladakhi motion picture Walking with the Wind.

Sunil Arora appointed new Chief Election Commissioner

Current Affairs Sunil Arora will assume responsibility on December 2. He will supplant active Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), OP Rawat. A previous official, Arora was selected as race magistrate on August 31, 2017. Arora, 62, had been the data and broadcasting secretary, and the secretary in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. A 1980-group IAS officer of the Rajasthan unit, Arora has worked in services, for example, back, materials and the Planning Commission.

Gujarat topped in implementing Ayushman Bharat after 2 months of launch

Current Affairs As indicated by the National Health Agency, following 2 months of the dispatch of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, Gujarat rose as the best entertainer under the plan. Around 76,000 healing facility confirmations have been cleared in Gujarat since September 23, Tamil Nadu positioned second at 54,273 and Chhattisgarh third at 53,180 authorized doctor's facilities. Karnataka and Maharashtra rank fourth and fifth shutting off the main 5 positions under the plan. In spite of the fact that Uttar Pradesh and Bihar represented the most elevated number of recipients, regardless they rank among the least entertainers up until now. UP checked 1.18 crore families as recipients and in Bihar, the number is 1.09 crore families.

CNC to celebrate Codava National Day on 2nd December

Current Affairs The Codava National Council (CNC) is to compose Codava National Day on December 2 at Madikeri. The topic of the current year's assemblage is 'More right than wrong to Live' and is devoted to the avalanche unfortunate casualties in northwestern Kodagu. The exploited people ought to have the capacity to recover their property. The goal of the Codava National Day is to re-demand and restore the geopolitical yearning for the journey for self-rule and confirm the solidarity for self-assurance right of Kodava innate world. It has asserted that there are endeavors gone for efficient ethnic purging by more grounded and overwhelming networks of the Old Mysuru district.

Gauri Khan debuted on Fortune India's Most Powerful Women list 2018

Current Affairs Shah Rukh Khan's significant other and Renowned inside planner and co-proprietor of Red Chillies Entertainment, Gauri Khan makes a big appearance on the rundown of 'Fortune India's 50 Most Powerful Women' in business' this year. Being the organizer and CEO office of Gauri Khan Designs, Gauri picked up the 42nd spot. The best five Fortune India's Most Powerful Women list 2018: 1. Zia Mody - Co-originator, AZB, and Partners; 2. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw - Chairperson and MD, Biocon; 3. Suneeta Reddy - Managing executive, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise; 4. Alice G. Vaidyan - Chairman and overseeing chief, General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re); 5. Mallika Srinivasan - Chairman and CEO, Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE)

Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated NDMAs fourteenth formation day

Current Affairs Association Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju initiated the fourteenth Formation day of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). The current Year's topic was "Early Warning for Disasters". NDMA discharged an instructional booklet for bricklayers on Hazard-Resistant Construction and an examination provides details regarding "Gujarat Floods 2017" A contextual analysis" will be discharged. The Economic effect and loss of lives after a Disaster can be limited by Early Warning.

ISRO to launch HysIS on 29th November

Current Affairs Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has wanted to dispatch HysIS, the nation's first hyperspectral imaging satellite for cutting-edge earth perception, on 29th November from Sriharikota. A lowdown of the payload: PSLV-C43 mission will dispatch 31 satellite altogether into 2 circles Slated to last just shy of 2 hours, it will be ISRO's third longest mission 30 co-travelers incorporate a microsatellite (100-kg class) and 29 nanosatellites (under 10 kg). They are from United States of America (23), Australia, Canada, Columbia, Finland, Malaysia, Netherlands and Spain (one each satellite) The outside satellites together weigh around 261 kg Their dispatches were reserved with ISRO's arm Antrix Corporation.

Health Ministry Launches Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme IDSP

Current Affairs Ms. Preeti Sudan, Union Health Secretary soft-launch of the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) segment of the Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) in seven states. The path-breaking initiative will provide near-real-time data to policymakers for detecting outbreaks, reducing the morbidity and mortality and lessening disease burden in the populations and better health systems.


Buenos Aires  G20 Summit meeting in November 2018

Current Affairs The G20 (or Group of Twenty) is a global gathering for the administrations and national bank governors from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Established in 1999, the G20 expects to talk about arrangement relating to the advancement of universal money related solidness. It looks to address issues that go past the duties of any one association. The G20 heads of government or heads of state have intermittently presented at summits since their underlying gathering in 2008, and the gathering additionally has separate gatherings of fund priests and outside pastors because of the extension of its motivation as of late. Participation of the G20 comprises of 19 singular nations in addition to the European Union (EU). The EU is spoken to by the European Commission and by the European Central Bank. All in all, the G20 economies represent around 85% of the gross world item (GWP), 80% of world exchange (or, if barring EU intra-exchange, 75%), 66% of the total populace, and roughly 50% of the world land territory.

Govt launched 'Paisa' portal for affordable credit and interest subvention access

Current Affairs The administration propelled a brought together electronic stage for handling premium subvention on bank credits to recipients under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), called 'Paisa'. PAiSA, or 'Entryway for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access', is a web stage planned and created by Allahabad Bank, which is the nodal bank.

Azim Premji to be conferred highest French civilian award

Current Affairs Tech financier and donor Premji will get the Knight of the Legion of Honor or Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur from Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler The prestigious business person will be given with this qualification for his commitment to building up the IT business in India and his monetary effort in France. Indian beneficiaries who have gotten this renowned honor incorporate Shah Rukh Khan and also Bengali performer Soumitra Chatterjee.


ILO Global Wage Report 2018: Bangladesh’s gender wage gap lowest in the globe

Current Affairs As per the report the worldwide normal month to month sexual orientation pay hole was 21.2% in 2017, while Bangladesh sex pay hole was just 2.2%, the most reduced on the planet. Pakistan bested the hole outline by 43.8%. Nepal finished the low salary bunch with 26.7% hole and the normal sex pay hole is 21.2%. Bangladesh is the main nation in the globe, where the factor-weighted time-based compensation sex pay hole is sure, the report said Gender wage hole in Bangladesh is the most reduced in the globe, as it boiled down to 2.2% a year ago against the world normal of 21.2%, a report of the International Labor Organization (ILO) said on Monday The "Worldwide Wage Report 2018", discharged on Monday uncovered the information on sex pay hole dependent on worldwide, provincial and national wage inclines in 136 nations. Bangladesh is the main nation in the globe, where the factor-weighted time-based compensation sexual orientation pay hole is certain, the report said.

Reserve Bank to infuse Rs.40,000 crore in December through OMO


Current Affairs The Reserve Bank of India is to siphon in greater liquidity in December by implanting Rs.40,000 crore into the framework through Open Market Operations (OMOs). The Reserve Bank will authoritatively give the insights about the sale dates for the OMOs at the appropriate time. In any case, it included that this OMO sum is characteristic with the RBI holding the adaptability to transform it, contingent upon the developing liquidity and economic situations. RBI had reported infusing Rs.40,000 crore into the framework in November. It has just injected Rs.30,000 crore into the framework while the parity Rs.10,000 crore will be siphoned in through the sale on 29th November.

Arvind Saxena appointed as Chairman of UPSC

Current Affairs Saxena will have a residency till August 7, 2020, when he accomplishes the age of 65 years. He has been filling in as acting leader of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) since June 20. He assumed control charge from Vinay Mittal who had finished his term. Saxena joined the UPSC as a part on May 8, 2015. Before joining the UPSC, he was functioning as an executive of the Aviation Research Center (ARC).

Maharashtra approves 16% Maratha quota

Current Affairs The Maharashtra gathering has consistently affirmed 16% booking for the Maratha people group in employment and instructive organizations. Following this, the aggregate reservation in the state for OBC, SC/ST gatherings, other minor social gatherings, and the Marathas will be 68%. The administration made a different classification called Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC).

BCCI announces two-year ban for age frauds

Current Affairs From the 2018-19 season, any cricketer who is discovered blameworthy of altering his/her date of birth will be precluded and banished from taking an interest in any BCCI competition for a time of 2 years i.e. 2018-19 and 2019-20 seasons. Prior, a cricketer confronted a boycott of one year. In September, the BCCI had prohibited a Meghalaya-bound Delhi player, Jaskirat Singh Sachdeva, for delivering a phony birth endorsement to play in an Under-19 competition.


Electric cars set to replace diesel, petrol vehicles in Telangana State offices

Current Affairs The Telangana government workplaces are soon to clear a path for electric autos as the State goes for advancing non-contaminating vehicles. The administration has gotten the Electric Mobility Policy 2018-2023 to empower the utilization of sans carbon vehicles. It has tailed it up by marking with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). The EESL on a fundamental level has consented to put an astounding Rs.10,250 crore in the State to secure 1,00,000 vehicles. The State has looked for help from two car organizations, the Mahindra and the Tata and Sons, to give 100 vehicles previously the finish of December. The two mark electric vehicles, the Mahindra Verito, and the Tata Tiger can be accused of six hours of AC charger and an hour and a half with DC charger and can go for 100-110 km. It is normal that the presentation of electric vehicles could give brilliant answers for the worries over expanding carbon outflows and a clear route for cleaner urban communities, aside from ascending in fuel costs. It is assessed that 2.5 kg of carbon and 60 grams of nitrogen are discharged for each liter of diesel. There is an ascent in the occurrence of lung malignant growth and respiratory maladies.

CSIR To Establish A High-End Skill Development Centre In Chandigarh

Current Affairs CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH) reported another association with Merck, a main German science and innovation organization, to build up a 'Top of the line Skill Development Center' in CSIR-IMTECH, Chandigarh. This 'Top of the line Skill Development Center' will advance abilities by directing workshops, training and course arrangement on bleeding edges life science procedures, apparatuses, and methods.

President of India Receives the First Copy of the book Making of New India

Current Affairs The book is altered by the patriot think-tank Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation (SPMRF) and individuals from the Niti Aayog: Dr. Bibek Debroy, Dr. Anirban Ganguly and Shri Kishore Desai. The book contains 51 expositions on topics going from economy to discretion, training to general wellbeing. The book attempts to expand on how the administration has embarked to understand the vision of a New India.

Global Gita Festival to be held from Dec 7-23 in Kurukshetra 

Current Affairs The International Gita Festival, 2018, will be sorted out in Kurukshetra in Haryana from December 7-23, in which Mauritius will be the accomplice nation and Gujarat the accomplice state. Around 200 popular painters from the nation over would reach Kurukshetra to draw artistic creations on the dividers of Kurukshetra on the subject of the Mahabharata under the 'paint-the-divider' rivalry. The target behind this occasion is to spread the message of Gita to the world.



RBI launches a survey on India's startup sector

Current Affairs Save Bank of India (RBI) propelled a Survey on India's startup area (SISS) with an undertaking to make a profile of the startup division in India and give measurements identifying with turnover, productivity, and workforce. In an ongoing NASSCOM-Zinnov report titled "Indian Start-up Ecosystem 2018: Approaching Escape Velocity,", India has developed as the third biggest startup center on the planet. As indicated by the report, Bangalore, Delhi-NCR and Mumbai are the best urban communities which have seen a huge development in new businesses, with Bangalore getting to be one of the quickest developing innovation startup centers.

Miko 2 IIT-Bombay graduates launch Indias first advanced personal robot for kids

Current Affairs Alumni of Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay (IIT-B) who are Co-originators of a start-up called Emotix have propelled India's initially cutting-edge individual robot Miko 2 for Kids. IIT Bombay graduates Sneh Rajkumar Vaswani alongside his batchmates Prashant Iyengar and Chintan Raikar have established the Tech start-up Emotix. Miko 2 is India's previously best in a class robot that can see, hear, sense, express, talk, perceive faces, recollect names, Identify inclinations and start a discussion.


Logix India 2019 will be held in New Delhi

Current Affairs 'Logix India 2019', which will be held from January 31 to February 2, 2019, in New Delhi. The occasion is gone for enhancing coordination cost adequacy and operational efficiencies for India's Global Trade. Positioned 44 in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index 2018, coordination costs in India are 13-15 percent of the item cost, while the worldwide normal is six percent.

Donbass won Golden Peacock award at the 49th IFFI


Current Affairs Donbass, a Ukrainian movie coordinated by Sergei Loznitsa, won the pined for Golden Peacock grant at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Panaji, Goa on 28th November. The honor conveys a money prize of Rs.40 lakh, a trophy, and a reference. The film recounts the account of a crossover war occurring in Eastern Ukraine, including an open equipped clash close by killings and burglaries executed on a mass scale by dissident groups. In Donbass, war is called harmony and promulgation is expressed as truth. Lijo Jose Pellissery won the Silver Peacock for Best Director for the Malayalam movie Ee.Ma.Yau, a shocking parody of death and how it influences human lives.


Germany asks France to give its UN Security Council seat to EU

Current Affairs Germany's Vice-Chancellor Olaf Scholz has called for France to surrender its perpetual seat at the United Nations Security Council and transform it into a seat for the European Union (EU). This would enable the EU to talk "with one voice" at the world body. France could rather turn into the changeless EU envoy to the UN. France has been one of the five lasting individuals from the UN Security Council since the body was first settled in 1945 in the wake of World War II to keep another huge scale strife.

India, UK naval exercise Konkan 18 held in Goa

Current Affairs The Royal Navy of UK will be spoken to by HMS Dragon, a Type 45 Class Destroyer furnished with a basic Wildcat helicopter. The Indian Navy will handle INS Kolkata, the main ship of most recent Kolkata class destroyers, outfitted with basic Speaking and an IN submarine amid the ocean stage between December 2 to 6. What's more, Indian Navy's oceanic watch airplane Dornier will likewise take part in the activity.

Himachal pavilion gets a silver medal at India International Trade Fair, New Delhi

Current Affairs The states were granted because of their structures exhibiting potential to help the travel industry and the advancement of nearby items. For Uttarakhand, Kedarnath reproduction work, Home Stay conspire started by the Department of Tourism, nutraceutical items dependent on mountain grains, handloom items, and handiworks were shown at the Uttarakhand structure. For Himachal Pradesh, the customary items like Kullu and Kinnauri shawls, Chamba Rumaal, Kangra and Thangka canvases and wooden and metal specialty produced by the rustic business people were shown at the Himachal structure.


Slovenia becomes only NATO country with female Army Chief

Current Affairs Slovenia turned into the primary North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Country with the female Army Chief after the arrangement of Major General Alenka Ermenc to the post of Head of its Army. The 55 years of age previous Army Commander, Alenka Ermenc began her military vocation in 1991 when Slovenia won autonomy from previous Yugoslavia.

Bengaluru's proposed 102km elevated corridor to cost 26,000 cr

Current Affairs Bengaluru's Elevated Corridor Project, covering a separation of 102 kilometers with six passages, is assessed to cost somewhere in the range of ₹25,000 and ₹26,000 crore. The proposed hoisted hallways alongside the Peripheral Ring Road are proposed as the responses to decongest the city's streets. The undertaking anticipated that would be finished by 2025-2026, anticipates Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's gesture.

Second India-UAE strategic conclave held in Abu Dhabi

Current Affairs The multi-day Second version of India-UAE Strategic Conclave composed by Economic Times, India was held in the Capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi. Indian Ambassador to the UAE, Mr. Navdeep Suri initiated the conference where Key Business pioneers and senior government authorities set out the outline to enhance Economic participation between the two nations and investigate the chances to upgrade exchange.


Mumbai's largest sewage treatment plant gets green ministry nod

Current Affairs The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have given a thumbs up to the Mumbai's biggest sewage treatment plant (STP), worth Rs 2,020 crore, to come up in Malad. The STP will come up on 35 hectares of mangrove arrive. The STP, a piece of the BMC's Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project II, still needs endorsement from the state woods division for replantation of the mangroves.

Global Nutrition Report 2018 - One-third of the world's stunted children live in India

Current Affairs Almost 33% of the world's 150.8 million hindered youngsters live in India, the 2018 Global Nutrition Report uncovered. With 46.6 million kids who are hindered, India beat the rundown of nations pursued by Nigeria (13.9 million) and Pakistan (10.7 million). More than 46 million Indian kids matured under five years are hindered because of ailing health and 25.5 million more are 'squandered', which means they don't gauge enough for their stature. India is experiencing two types of malnutrition– weakness and hindering.



Georgia elects Salome Zurabishvili as a first woman president

Current Affairs Salome Zurabishvili has won Georgia's presidential decision, turning into the principal lady to hold the workplace. The new president is relied upon to take office on Dec. 16. Zurabishvili, an administration upheld free hopeful, won with 59.52 percent of some 1.98 million votes cast. Grigol Vashadze - sponsored by previous Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili - got some 40.48 percent of the vote.


Vijay Varma and P. Rajkumar were awarded the Asian of The Year awards

Current Affairs Indian Navy officer Vijay Varma and Captain P. Rajkumar were among those respected at the 'Asian of The Year' grants at Singapore on 28th November. The two were recognized for their benevolent administration and boldness in save tasks amid the Kerala surges. They were granted for their shocking salvage flying amid the surges in Kerala prior this year. Others granted incorporated the ASEAN Coordinating Center for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management (AHA Center), and Singapore NGO Mercy Relief, who worked in the midst of expansive scale flooding, seismic tremors and an assortment of different catastrophes.


Nepal launched contribution based Social Security Scheme for formal sector workers


Current Affairs The plan acquainted with a location that issue of responsibility of the state to its kin. The plan will be mandatorily relevant to formal division laborers and will be additionally stretched out to casual area specialists. It will become effective on May 22, 2019, and would be a commitment based plan where private area representatives should compulsorily contribute 11 percent of their fundamental compensation to the government managed savings finance (SSF), while bosses should contribute another 20 percent of the workers' essential pay.

CPCLs crude oil pipeline is set to be commissioned in December

Current Affairs Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd's. 42-inch width unrefined petroleum pipeline from Chennai Port to its Manali refinery is to be appointed soon in the long stretch of December. The refinery's most recent lifesaver will supplant a 46-year-old 17 km-long pipeline that keeps running underneath numerous territories in thickly-populated north Chennai. CPCL Managing Director S.N. Pandey said that every required consent had been prepared and that they were to take unrefined petroleum. The pipeline with best in class wellbeing highlights is mechanically finished. The port side is done and in the plant, all frameworks are prepared to go. The new pipeline has wellbeing viewpoints including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) for observing and control amid task, higher pipe thickness, a canny pigging office for checking pipeline wellbeing condition and erosion observing framework.

Delhi University Gets 'A+' NAAC Rating

Current Affairs Delhi University has been positioned A+ in the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) survey held in the most recent seven day stretch of October. The evaluating given by the board is essential for assets and stipends distributed to a college by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The reviewing given by the board is vital for assets and stipends apportioned to a varsity by UGC. A year ago, the Jawaharlal Nehru University was positioned A++ in the NAAC audit. DU got a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.28. The CGPA for A++ accreditation is between 3.51 to 4.


First Global Aviation Summit to be held in Mumbai

Current Affairs Bolstered by ICAO, IATA, ACI, and CANSO, the first Global Aviation Summit will be hung on January 15 and 16, 2019 at The Grand Hyatt in Mumbai. It means to concentrate on the festival of 'Flying for All' and to give a stage to the aeronautics organization to feature the difficulties of the division in the recently creating development spots.

Esha Singh stuns  to win 10m air pistol gold at National Shooting Championships

Current Affairs Shooter Esha Singh beats Baker, Heena to win 3 national golds India's 13-year-old shooter Esha Singh beat any semblance of Manu Baker and Heena Sidhu to win three gold awards in ladies' air gun occasions at the 62nd National Shooting Championships. The 13-year-old won the Women's, Youth Women's and Junior Women's 10m Air Pistol rivalries at the occasion.

EU sets a goal to be climate neutral by 2050

Current Affairs The European Union defines an objective to end up the primary real economy to be 'Atmosphere Neural' by 2050 after that the outflows of ozone-depleting substances should be counterbalanced by planting trees or covering the gases underground. According to the European Union, this objective can be accomplished by utilizing Solar and Wind Energy for power age.


Indian Owl Festival, Indias first owl fest, held in Pune

Current Affairs The Indian Owl Festival, India's first owl fest, was held at Pingori town in Purandar taluka of Pune, Maharashtra. The celebration was sorted out by Ela Foundation. It made mindfulness on owl protection and highlight works of art like pictures, artworks, lights, light shades, notices, origami, sewed articles, ballads and stories on owls.

Fourth India-Mozambique Joint Commission meeting held in New Delhi

Current Affairs India-Mozambique Joint Commission on Economic, Cultural, Scientific and Technical Cooperation held its fourth session in Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, New Delhi. The gathering was led by the External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Republic of Mozambique, Mr. Jose Condungua Antonio Pacheco. Reciprocal relations between the two nations were investigated. In 2017, India was the biggest goal for Mozambican fares, which represented 35% of its aggregate fare income. Tica-Buzi Highway financed by Indian credit-line of around 150 million US Dollars was executed as of late in Mozambique.

Y.K.Koo resigns as MD and CEO of HMIL

Current Affairs Y.K.Koo, the present Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) surrendered his situation as he is to move back to Korea to take up another job in the wake of finishing a three-year term in India. He has been with the Hyundai Motor Company for over 34 years, taking care of various assignments. He has served HMIL for more than nine years. Seon Seob Kim, head of business activities division, will supplant Mr.Koo as the MD and CEO of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL).



Abhinav Bindra 1st Indian to receive Blue Cross from ISSF

Current Affairs India's Olympic gold award winning shooter Abhinav Bindra turned into the primary Indian to be regarded with the Blue Cross by the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) for his commitment to the game of shooting. The Blue Cross is the most elevated shrub for shooters given by the ISSF. Bindra won an Olympic gold (2008), a World Championship gold (2006), 7 CWG awards and 3 Asian Games decorations. He was given the Arjuna grant in 2000, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2001 and the Padma Bhushan in 2009.

Bhasha Sangam to introduce school students to 22 Indian languages


Current Affairs The Government propelled 'Bhasha Sangam', a special activity to acquaint school understudies with 22 Indian dialects. Bhasha Sangam propelled under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. It is a program for schools and instructive foundations to offer the multilingual introduction to understudies in Indian dialects. The principal point is to enhance phonetic resistance and regard and advance national mix.


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