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UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as new revenue secretary

4 hrs ago
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.

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Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 12 November to 17 November 2018

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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.

World Tolerance Summit held in Dubai

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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’.

Current Affairs in Short: 16 November 2018

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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.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 November 2018

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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.

NITI Aayog organises South Asian Regional Conference on Urban Infrastructure

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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.

UNICEF appoints Indian athlete Hima Das as India’s first ever Youth Ambassador

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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.

Current Affairs in Short: 15 November 2018

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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.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 November 2018

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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.

India to add 14 lakh IT jobs in new-age technologies by 2027: Study

Nov 15, 2018
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.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 November 2018

Nov 14, 2018
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on November 13, 2018 formed a committee to stop activities that lead to degradation of the environment, taking note of pollution and traffic congestion during functions at banquet halls, farmhouses and hotels in Delhi.

Current Affairs in Short: 14 November 2018

Nov 14, 2018
Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been given the charge of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs following the untimely demise of incumbent Minister Ananth Kumar on November 12. President Ram Nath Kovind assigned the charge to Tomar.

India, Russia conduct joint military exercise ‘INDRA 2018’

Nov 14, 2018
The joint military exercise between India and Russia, ‘INDRA 2018’ on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations began on November 18 in India. The training exercise spanning across eleven days will see participation from company-sized contingents of the 5th Army of the Russian Federation and a Mechanised Infantry Battalion of India.

Flipkart co-founder, CEO Binny Bansal steps down

Nov 13, 2018
Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has announced his resignation as the CEO of the group, effective immediately. The decision came to light after Flipkart and Walmart released a statement informing the same.

Current Affairs in Short: 13 November 2018

Nov 13, 2018
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch the modern communication satellite GSAT-29 onboard the rocket GSLV-Mark-Three. The flight would take place from the second launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 13 November 2018

Nov 13, 2018
Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the ‘Ambassador of Conscience’ award, over her indifference to atrocities committed by the Myanmar military against an increasing intolerance of freedom of expression.

Indian Navy - Indonesian Navy bilateral exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ begins

Nov 13, 2018
The exercise began with a Harbour Phase scheduled from November 12 to 15 encompassing planning and briefing on various activities, professional interactions, cross deck visits, sports fixtures and social interactions.

Union Environment Minister launches Global Cooling Prize

Nov 13, 2018
The Global Cooling Innovation Summit was inaugurated by Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on November 12 in New Delhi. The two-day summit is a first-of-its-kind solutions-focused event, which has been organised to explore concrete means to address the climate threat that comes from the growing demand from room air conditioners.

Pneumonia may kill over 17 lakh children in India by 2030: Study

Nov 12, 2018
More than 17 lakh children in India are likely to die of pneumonia by 2030, despite the infection being easily curable, as per a global study released by UK-based NGO 'Save the Children'. The study found that the infectious disease is likely to kill over one crore children under five by 2030.

Current Affairs in Short: 12 November 2018

Nov 12, 2018
The Supreme Court has declined early hearing of petitions in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said it had already listed the appeals before the appropriate bench in January.