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  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 November 2018

    The World Toilet Day was observed across the world on November 19 to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. This is part of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 6, which aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of sanitation and water for all by 2030.

    Nov 20, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 20 November 2018

    The RBI board has decided to set up a high-powered committee to examine issues related to surplus capital of Rs 9.69 lakh crore with the central bank and advised it to consider a scheme for restructuring stressed assets in the MSME sector.

    Nov 20, 2018
  • World Toilet Day observed globally

    The World Toilet Day was observed across the world on November 19, 2018. The day’s main focus is to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. The 2018 theme of the International Day is ‘toilets and nature’.

    Nov 20, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 November 2018

    The Maharashtra cabinet has approved separate reservation for the Maratha community in education and jobs. The Marathas will get the reservation from an independent quota and it is not expected to affect the reservations given to the Other Backward Class (OBC).

    Nov 19, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 19 November 2018

    The Delhi Government has formed a committee to revise auto fares. The 11-member fare revision committee chaired by Special Commissioner of Transport Anil Banka will submit its report to the government in 30 days. The auto fares were last revised by the Sheila Dikshit government in 2013.

    Nov 19, 2018
  • UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as new revenue secretary

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has appointed the Unique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey as the new revenue secretary. He will succeed current Finance and Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, who is retiring on November 30.

    Nov 19, 2018
  • Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 12 November to 17 November 2018

    The 33rd edition of the ASEAN Summit concluded on November 15, 2018 at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre, Singapore. The Summit also saw the conclusion of other related summits like 13th East Asia Summit (EAS), 2nd Regional Comprehensive Economic Summit, (RCEP) and ASEAN plus summits.

    Nov 17, 2018
  • World Tolerance Summit held in Dubai

    The World Tolerance Summit 2018 was inaugurated on November 16 in Dubai, UAE. The theme of the summit was ‘Prospering from Pluralism: Embracing Diversity through Innovation and Collaboration’.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 16 November 2018

    The WCD Ministry has approved three major proposals under Nirbhaya Fund including the Law Ministry’s proposal to set up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts to dispose of pending cases of rape, and POCSO Act across the country.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 November 2018

    The Supreme Court on November 16, 2018 ruled that the vigilance probe report of the CVC against ousted CBI Director Alok Verma gives out “mixed” findings and indicated that some charges need to be investigated further.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • NITI Aayog organises South Asian Regional Conference on Urban Infrastructure

    The South Asian Regional Conference on “Urban Infrastructure: New Approaches to Public and Private Partnerships and Municipal Finance Innovations” began on November in New Delhi. The main objective of the conference is to discuss the key issues, perspectives and the way forward in the Urban Infrastructure.

    Nov 16, 2018
  • UNICEF appoints Indian athlete Hima Das as India’s first ever Youth Ambassador

    Recently, Hima clinched a Gold medal in Women's 4x400 metre relay event at the 2018 Asian Games, held from August 18 to September 2, 2018 at Jakarta, Indonesian. She also won Silver in the Women's 400m Race event with a clock timing of 50.59 seconds.

    Nov 15, 2018
  • Current Affairs in Short: 15 November 2018

    The State Transport Department proposed to decentralise the lone auto-rickshaw testing unit in Delhi. This comes after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pulled up officials for not having enough anti-corruption measures in place.

    Nov 15, 2018
  • Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 November 2018

    The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh has launched the ‘Yuva Sahakar-Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme’ of the National Cooperative Development Corporation.

    Nov 15, 2018
  • India to add 14 lakh IT jobs in new-age technologies by 2027: Study

    India will generate over14 lakh new IT jobs by 2027 driven by demand for a skilled workforce in emerging technologies such as cyber security, Internet of things and Big Data, as per a Cisco-led study that released on November 15.

    Nov 15, 2018