CURRENT AFFAIRS-NOVEMBER 2016

Current Affairs 1st November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Which two states top Ease of Doing Business list – Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
  2. Which joint military exercise Surya Kiran commences – 10th Indo-Nepal 
  3. Which state tops in 2016 Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index of NITI Aayog – Maharashtra
  4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel remembered on his – 141st Birth Anniversary 

Current Affairs 2nd November 2016 – Important Points

  1. RCEP members worry over market access to – China        
  2. IFFI to honour Im Kwon-taek with –  Lifetime Achievement Award
  3. Which country invites India to join fast-neutron reactor project – Russia
  4. To achieve a corruption free society which week is observed across India – Vigilance Awareness Week
  5. International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against whom is observed globally – Journalists

Current Affairs 3rd November 2016 – Important Points

  1. IISER Researchers develop what to scoop out marine oil spills – Gelator
  2. Who has been re-elected as Prime Minister of Spain – Mariano Rajoy
  3. MoU signed for enabling online submission of applications under – PMAY 
  4. Who has been appointed as CEO of IBRD & IDA of World Bank – Kristalina Georgieva
  5. Sports Ministry tells whom to identify 2020 Olympics Medal Prospects – NSFs
  6. PM Modi inaugurated Asian Ministerial Conference on – Disaster Risk Reduction

Current Affairs 4th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to Lebanon – Sanjiv Arora
  2. Who won German Green Talent award – Shamik Chowdhury
  3. Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties will be hosted by – India
  4. Which channel ordered to be taken off air for 24 hours – NDTV India

Current Affairs 5th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Union Government launches which abhiyan – Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva 
  2. On 5th November which day is celebrated – World Tsunami Awareness Day 
  3. India-Bangladesh which joint military exercise has begun – SAMPRITI-2016 
  4. Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2016 observed from – 31st October to 5th November 

Current Affairs 6th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Union Environment Ministry constitutes Four-Member team for Conservation of – Loktak Lake
  2. International Day for Preventing Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict observed on – 6th November
  3. Which company becomes first firm to get debt recast under RBI’s S4A Scheme – HCC
  4. Indian Women’s hockey team wins – 2016 Asian Champions Trophy
  5. Name the former J&K Deputy Chief Minister who passes away recently – Mangat Ram Sharma

Current Affairs 7th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. 2016 BNP Paribas Masters Doubles title won by – Henri Kontinen and John Peers
  2. Who won 2016 WTA Elite Singles Trophy – Petra Kvitova
  3. Which company became first to get RBI approval for debt recast under S4A scheme – HCC
  4. Who has been elected as Member of International Law Commission of UN – Aniruddha Rajput

Current Affairs 8th-9th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who has been elected as new President of USA – Donald Trump
  2. Who has been appointed as Executive Director of RBI – M Rajeshwar Rao
  3. Book titled An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India is written by – Shashi Tharoor
  4. Who has won 2016 RSF-TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize – Hadi Abdullah
  5. Who has been appointed as MD and CEO of BoB Capital Markets – Ratnesh Kumar
  6. New series of Rs 500 & Rs 2000 notes with improved features were issued by – RBI

Current Affairs 10th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. World Science Day for Peace and Development 2016 observed on – 10th November 2016
  2. Who has been appointed as interim Chairman of TCS – Ishaat Hussain
  3. Name of first Indian-American woman to be elected to U.S. House – Pramila Jayapal

Current Affairs 11th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. India and Japan signed together which agreement – Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement
  2. Who is re-elected as Director-General of International Labour Organization – Guy Ryder
  3. Competition Commission of India selected to host – ICN 2018 Annual Conference
  4. Who will host 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit – Peru
  5. Who is the real brain behind the currency withdrawal move – Anil Bokil
  6. Marta Jakimowicz selected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by – Lalithakala Academy

Current Affairs 12th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. In Chennai City Union Bank launches India’s first banking robot – Lakshmi
  2. High Level Meeting of Interior Ministers of IOR adopts Colombo declaration to – Counter Drug Trafficking
  3. Who wins 2016 Golden Peacock Award for corporate governance – SAIL
  4. Who survives opposition’s no-confidence motion – Jacob Zuma

Current Affairs 13th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who recommends heavy fine and ban on celebrities endorsing products in misleading ads – GoM
  2. INSV Mhadei Flagged Off with an – All-Women Crew
  3. Union Government unveils steps to boost – Cybersecurity
  4. Who has been elected as Interpol President – Meng Hongwei

Current Affairs 14th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. On 14th November 2016 which day is observed across the world – World Diabetes Day
  2. Researchers isolate what in chicken transmitting multidrug resistant pathogen to humans – Bacterium
  3. World Pneumonia Day is celebrated across the world on – 12th November
  4. 36th India International Trade Fair begins in – New Delhi

Current Affairs 15th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Which year will be hottest year on record – 2016
  2. Special Task Force led by SS Mundra formed to recalibrate – ATMs 
  3. Honorary Oscar at 8th Annual Governors Awards received by – Jackie Chan
  4. Biggest and brightest Supermoon observed at – 356,509 KM

Current Affairs 16th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. 20 nations sign framework agreement of – International Solar Alliance 
  2. On 16th November which day is observed across the world – International Day for Tolerance
  3. Which two countries Joint Training Exercise Hand in Hand 2016 begins in Pune – India, China
  4. APEC Forum’s Week begins in – Lima
  5. Which state becomes first to adopt Fly Ash Utilization Policy – Maharashtra

Current Affairs 17th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Doctors from which country perform brain implant for the first time in history – Netherlands
  2. CRPF for first time deploys women commandos for – Anti-Maoists Operations
  3. Which country withdraws from International Criminal Court – Russia
  4. Hunar Haat organised at 2016 – India International Trade Fair
  5. “Post-truth” named Word of the Year for 2016 by – Oxford Dictionaries

Current Affairs 18th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Indian Navy inducts 4 types of indigenously developed – Sonars
  2. Union Government sets up which committee to look into concerns of tourists, NRIs – Inter Ministerial Committee
  3. Scientists produce faster-growing crops by improving – Photosynthesis
  4. Which Indian surname is most common in UK – Patel
  5. Jammu and Kashmir Government launches – Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery Project
  6. Union Government bans controversial NGO of – Zakir Naik

Current Affairs 19th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Which supercomputer was named as fastest supercomputer of world – Sunway TaihuLight of China
  2. Four underwater SONAR systems developed by DRDO were inducted by – Indian Navy
  3. Where was World Internet Conference 2016 held – China

Current Affairs 20th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Universal Children Day observed on – 20th November 2016
  2. Who has been appointed as Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority – Jagdish Singh Khehar

Current Affairs 21st November 2016 – Important Points

  1. China Open Super Series title won by – PV Sindhu
  2. Mother Teresa International Award was granted to – Al Nahyan
  3. World Television Day was Observed on – 21 November 2016
  4. Housing for All scheme in rural areas was launched by – PM Narendra Modi
  5. Next Generation Weather Satellite GOES-R was launched by – NASA
  6. Delhi Half Marathon was won by – Eliud Kipchoge

Current Affairs 22nd November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Name of Guided Missile Destroyer inducted into Indian Navy – INS Chennai
  2. Who has been awarded IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea – Radhika Menon
  3. Who won Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016 – Akshaya Mukul
  4. Who was awarded with first World Sanskrit Award – Thai Princess Maha Chakri

Current Affairs 23rd November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Bank Information Sharing deal was inked between – India and Switzerland
  2. Who won Indonesia Open 2016 – Gaganjeet Bhullar
  3. India becomes Associate Member of – CERN, Geneva
  4. Who has been elected as President of FICCI – Pankaj Patel
  5. Name of former ISRO Chairman who passed away – MGK Menon
  6. World Robot Olympiad to be held for the first time in which country – India

Current Affairs 24th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who will be chief of guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas – Portuguese PM Antonio Costa
  2. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was named – UN envoy by Donald Trump
  3. Three sets of regulations under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 were notified by – IBBI 
  4. Who won 2016 CPJ International Press Freedom Award – Malini Subramaniam
  5. Tianlian I-04 satellite was launched by – China

Current Affairs 25th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Which country ranks 138 in 2016 ICT Development Index – India
  2. On 25th November which day was observed across the world – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 
  3. Which actor won 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category – Manoj Bajpayee 
  4. Upgraded Jaguar DARIN III aircraft receives – IOC
  5. 7000-year-old city discovered in – Egypt
  6. Who has been appointed as a Chairman of NHAI – Yudhvir Singh Malik

Current Affairs 26th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Name of former Cuban President who passed away – Fidel Castro
  2. Mary Kom will be honoured with – Legends Award
  3. Safeguard duty imposed on certain – Steel imports

Current Affairs 27th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who is new President of Hockey India – Mariamma Koshy
  2. Book “Death Under the Deodars” is authored by – Ruskin Bond

Current Affairs 28th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who won inaugural season of Qatar Ladies Open – Aditi Ashok
  2. Amitabh Kant Committee has been constituted to push – Cashless transactions
  3. Who has been appointed as 16th Army Chief of Pakistan – Lieutenant-General Qamar Javed Bajwa
  4. National Milk Day was observed on – 26th November 2016
  5. Anand Yadav passed away, he was a noted – Marathi author

Current Affairs 29th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016 introduced in – Lok Sabha
  2. Book titled Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green Movement is authored by – Sunita Narain
  3. Which state will become first cashless state of India – Goa
  4. Who has been appointed as Director-General of Military Operations – Lt-General A K Bhatt
  5. Which village became first Digital village of India – Akodara
  6. Which country will honour 1668 martyrs of the Indian Army – Bangladesh

Current Affairs 30th November 2016 – Important Points

  1. Who has been appointed as new Chief Secretary of Delhi – M M Kutty
  2. Name of the prince who has been invited by Parliament of Thailand to become King – Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn
  3. As per Supreme Court directive, Cinema halls will have to play what before film screening – National Anthem
  4. Where was First and longest cycle highway of Asia was inaugurated – Uttar Pradesh
  5. RBI limits cash withdrawal from which type of accounts – Jan Dhan Yojana bank accounts

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