Current Affairs Compendium of November for CLAT 2020

CURRENT AFFAIRS COMPENDIUM

MONTH – NOVEMBER​​ 

 

 

AWARDS

  • International Children’s Peace Prize Award​​ - ​​ 
    Greta Thunberg​​ 

  • Indira Gandhi Peace Prize Award 2019​​ (Outstanding​​ Contribution​​ in Peace)-
    ​​ Sir​​ David Attebborough​​ (​​ Renowned journalist, naturalist​​ and has​​ More​​ than 32 honorary degrees.

  • George Schaller Lifetime Award​​ –​​ 
    Wildlife Biologist K.Ullas Karanth

  • Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award ​​​​ ( Excellence in Journalism) -​​ 
    Chairman of Patrika : Mr. Gulab Kothari

  • 11th​​ World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship​​ (WBPF)​​ was held in​​ South​​ Korea.
    The T
    itle​​ of ​​​​ Mr. Universe ( Pro) 2019​​ was won by​​ Chitahresh Natesan​​ ( first​​ Indian​​ to win title in this category )

  • Asian Film Festival​​ – Barcelona​​ , Spain.
    Manoj B
    ajpayee strarrer movie “BHONSLE” won 2 prestigious Awards :-
    1. Best Screenplay

    2. Best D
    irector​​ 

  • International film festival of​​ India​​ (IFFI)​​ 

1.​​ “Icon of golden Jubliee of IFFI” ​​ Award​​ ​​ Rajnikanth
2.  ​​​​ Lifetime Achievement award ​​ - ​​ Isabelle Hupert
​​ 

  • PETA Indian 2019 ​​ Person of the year –​​ 
    Virat Kohli

  • Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019 –​​ 
    Sudarsan Pattnaik

  • The Deming Prize​​ ( Total quality management ) –​​ 

TVS Motors chairman – Venu Srinivasan (1st​​ indian industrialist to win this award ).

  • TATA Literature live! Poet Laureate for 2019-​​ 
    K Satchidanandan

SPORTS

  • Ekalabya Award 2019​​ –​​ 
    Jhilli Dalabehera (Weightlifter)

  • United​​ World​​ Wrestling Under 23 World Championships​​ 
    Venue –​​ Budapest, Hungary
    Winner​​ (Silver medal) – Pooja Gehlot

  • SaarLorLux​​ Open Badminton Tournament 2019​​ .
    Venue : Saarbrucken in Germany and
    ​​ Scottish Open men’s singles.
    Winner​​ of both the events​​ – Lakshya Sen

  • Asian shooting championship, 2019​​ 
    V
    enue : Doha​​ 
    Winners –
    Gold : manu Bhaker ( 10m Air Pistol)
    Silver​​ : Saurabh Chaudhary (10m Air Pistol)
    Bronze: Deepak Kumar ( 10
    m Air Rifle)

  • World Para Athletics Championships.
    Venue : Dubai.​​ 
    Javelin throw, G
    old​​ Medal​​ : Sundar Singh

  • Indonesia Open TT Championship – 2019​​ 
    winner – Harmeet Desai

  • International shooting Sports Federation.​​ 
    Winner – GOLD : Manu Bhaker

  • Davis Cup Title 2019​​ 
    Winner- Rafael Nadal

 

APPOINTMENTS​​ 

 

National​​ 

Designation​​ 

Organisation/ Country/ State

Appointee

Chief Justice of India (47th)

Supreme Court of India​​ 

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde

Governor​​ 

Mizoram​​ 

PS. Sreedharan Pillai​​ 

Lt. Governor​​ 

Jammu and Kashmir​​ 

GC Murmu ​​ 

Lt. Governor​​ 

Maharashtra​​ 

Uddhav Thackeray



International ​​ 
​​ 

Designation​​ 

Organization / Country/ State​​ 

Appointee

Prime Minister​​ 

Mauritius​​ 

Pravind Jugnath

President​​ 

UAE​​ 

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

President​​ 

Sri lanka​​ 

Gotabaya Rajapakasa

President​​ 

Argentina​​ 

Alberto Fernandez

MD & CEO​​ 

IndusInd Bank​​ 

Sumant Kathpalia​​ 


EVENTS​​ 

  • 35th​​ ASEAN Summit.​​ 
    Venue : Bangkok.​​ 
    Theme : ‘ Advancing partnership for sustainability’ .

  • 6th​​ ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting- Plus .​​ 
    Theme : Sustainable Security​​ 

  • 3rd​​ Global Ayurveda Summit.​​ 
    Venue : Kerala.​​ 
    Theme : ​​ “Mainstreaming Ayurveda through start up, innovation and branding”

  • 21st​​ North East Book Fair.
    Venue :​​ 
    Guwahati, Assam.

  • Sangai Festival 2019.
    Venue :​​ 
    Imphal, Manipur.​​ 
    The name of the festival is derived from an animal ‘SANGAI’ , a brow-antlered deer only found in Manipur​​ .

 

IMPORTANT DAYS​​ 

November 11

National Education Day

November 12

Celebrated as ​​ 550th​​ Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji

November 16

National Press Day

November 20th​​ 

Universal Children’s Day.

November 25​​ 

International Day FOR Elimination of Violence against Women. Theme : “Orange the world : Generation Equality Stands Against Rape”

November 26

Constitution Day​​ 

 

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