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  • Current Affairs Nov. 2015 Get Prepared for SSC, HSSC, UPSC, Bank, and other competitive exams

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    1 November 2015

    Air Marshal Virender Mohan Khanna took over as Maintenance Head of IAF

    AK Jha took over as CMD of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

    NPPA capped prices of few drugs for Diabetes, Hypertension, Pneumonia

    Facebook to help BSNL set up 100 rural Wi-Fi hotspots

    Alternate Train Accommodation Scheme (ATAS) called

    VIKALP launched

    BrahMos missile test-fired from Indian Navy's latest stealth

    destroyer INS Kochi

    Hero MotoCorp Founder Brijmohan Lall Munjal died at 92

    2 November 2015

    SC issued notice to Union Government over improper

    implementation of MGNREGA

    Meghalaya HC asked Union Government to enforce AFSPA 1958

    in Garo Hills region

    Eight Core Industries of IIP grew by 3.2% in September 2015;

    Fastest in 4 months

    Mana Patel, Virdhawal won best swimmers' award in 69th senior

    National Aquatic Championships

    C-DOTs GyanSetu bagged Recognition of Excellence award at

    ITU World Telecom Event, Budapest

    Odisha government banned fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles

    MTS India merged with Reliance Communications

    Tata Motors signed Lionel Messi as Global Brand Ambassador for its Passenger Vehicles

    First International Film Festival for the persons with disabilities to be held in Delhi

    Deepak Singhal appointed Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India

    Captain Krishna Swaminathan took over command of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya

    Suresh N Patel appointed as MD & CEO of Andhra Bank

    3 November 2015

    Daughters cannot inherit ancestral property if father died before 2005: SC

    Justice MB Shah-headed SIT on Black Money submitted its third report

    Child born out of rape has right over assaulters property: Allahabad High Court

    Shiva Thapa ranked World No 2 in boxing

    Dracula ant discovered in Western Ghats region of Kerala

    Maharashtra approved APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna for pregnant and lactating women

    Assam Government hiked daily minimum wages of workers in various sectors

    Rajasthan Government relaxed two-child policy for government employees

    International Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 started in Shillong

    Shekhar Kapur to head jury and Anil Kapoor to be chief guest at IFFI 2015

    Interlinking of Indian Rivers authored by Radha Kant Bharati released

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    4 November 2015

    Union Government constituted Empowered Committee to approve schemes under Nirbhaya


    Dr T K Viswanathan Committee on Bankruptacy Law Reforms submitted its report

    RBI notified Operational Guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2015-16

    Jitu Rai won silver in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

    Indian Railways signed MoU with Odisha for implementation of railway projects

    AP signed MoU with WEF to support state in assessing its competitiveness

    Flipkart appointed Surojit Chatterjee as Head of Consumer Experience and Growth

    Forbes list of World's Most Powerful People 2015 released

    India's former Ambassador to Nepal Bimal Prasad died

    Justice T S Thakur set to be the Chief Justice of India

    Rebooting India authored by Nandan Nilekani & Viral Shah


    5 November 2015

    President Pranab Mukherjee launched research project Imprint


    Supreme Court upheld Kerala Governments ban on online


    PM Narendra Modi launched three gold related schemes

    CCEA hiked Minimum Support Prices for Rabi Crops of 2015-16


    Union Cabinet approved UDAY for financial turnaround and

    revival of DISCOMS

    RBI issued Uniform Guidelines on Internet Banking for Cooperative Banks

    Phase-I of T-Hub inaugurated in IIIT-Hyderabad

    Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale honoured with Vishnudas Bhave Award

    MP Government proposed 1656 crore rupees AMRUT Action Plan

    Rajasthan government launched the Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015

    V Sivaramakrishnan appointed as Managing Director of Oxford University Press India

    6 November 2015

    Union Government decided to impose 0.5% Swachh Bharat Cess on all services

    Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became fastest Indian to reach 150 test wickets

    21st INCOFYRA to be organised in Bengaluru in 2016

    7 November 2015

    Union Government issued notification for implementation of OROP

    Union Government launched E-Pathshala, Saransh, Shaala Siddhi Portals

    Conference of Power, New Renewable Energy and Mines Ministers of States & UTs concluded

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    Indian Army successfully test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in Rajasthan

    Santoor maestro Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with Kala Shikhar award

    Prof Ashok Misra headed Committee of Eminent Persons CEP on JEE submitted its report

    8 November 2015

    BCCI announced monetary benefits for former players

    Grand Alliance won the 2015 Assembly Elections of Bihar with two-thirds majority

    What Happened to Netaji? authored by former journalist Anuj Dhar released

    9 November 2015

    Nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile successfully test-fired

    Union Government signed Loan Agreement with Asian Development Bank

    Srinivasan removed as ICC Chairman; Shashank Manohar to take his place

    Ministry of Defence launched Army Cloud, Data Centre & Digi-Locker for the Indian Army

    Ministry of Railways issued Letter of Award to GE Global Sourcing India Pvt Limited

    Srinivasan removed as ICC Chairman; Shashank Manohar to take his place

    Odisha's Barabati stadium excluded from BCCI's new Test venues

    Nuclear capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile successfully test-fired

    Ministry of Defence launched Army Cloud, Data Centre & Digi-Locker for the Indian Army

    Justice AP Shah appointed as the Ethics Officer (Ombudsman) at BCCI

    RBI Governor Dr Raghuram Rajan elected as Vice-Chairman on BIS Board

    10 November 2015

    Defence Minister commissioned Indias Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel Samarth

    PRASAD and Swadesh Darshan schemes of Ministry of Tourism

    11 November 2015

    India's GSAT-15 communication satellite launched successfully

    12 November 2015

    President approved Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill

    Subir Gokarn appointed as IMF's Executive Director

    13 November 2015

    Governing Council of NIIF constituted under the chairmanship of Finance Minister

    Online auto classifieds portal CarTrade acquired CarWale

    14 November 2015

    Childrens Day observed across India on 14 November

    Children's book writer Kamala Laxman died

    Shipwright School Commissioned as INS Vishwakarma

    Maareech, an Advanced Torpedo Defence System, handed over to Indian Navy

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    15 November 2015

    First AMRIT outlet opened at AIIMS Delhi for selling affordable drugs

    Union Government declared NSCN-K as terrorist organization under UAPA, 1967

    Jharkhand Government introduced Mobile Governance

    Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey died

    16 November 2015

    AMRUT Action Plans for 81 cities approved with total project

    outlay of 5748 crore rupees

    Draft Fiscal and Contractual Regime for Award of Hydrocarbon

    Acreages released

    Odisha implemented National Food Security Act, 2013 in 14


    Andhra Pradesh Government decided to waive off 110 crore loans

    of over 25000 weavers

    Foundation stone of first Mega Food Park of Telangana laid

    Syed Akbaruddin appointed as next Permanent Representative of

    India to UN

    Senior journalist Hemendra Narain died

    PM Narendra Modi concluded his two-nation tour to UK and


    Infosys Science Foundation announced winners of Infosys Prize 2015

    17 November 2015

    Delhi government-appointed Chetan Sanghi panel recommended suspension of DDCA

    VHP leader Ashok Singhal dead

    Indian Red Cross Society Secretary General SP Agarwal died

    RAW former Chief Sankaran Nair died

    Kiren Rijiju conferred with Disaster Risk Reduction Asia Champion honour by UN

    CCI imposed penalties on 3 Airlines for concerted action in Fixing Fuel Surcharge

    Zarin Daruwala appointed as CEO of StanChart Bank India

    IAMAI released Internet in India 2015 report

    18 November 2015

    Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research

    Indian Resource Panel (InRP) on Resource Efficiency constituted

    CCEA approved implementation of CCTNS and ICJS Project by March 2017 to revamp Criminal

    Justice System

    CCEA approved disinvestment of 10 percent paid up equity capital in Coal India Limited

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