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November 2014 Monthly Current Affairs Download in PDF, Word



Subject: November Month 2014 Current Affairs, Daily updates, used for Bank Exams, SSC, Railway Examinations 2014.


National:
Cabinet expansion: 21 new ministers join NDA govt, Reaches 66.
New Ministers –
1. Manohar Parrikar – Defence Minister
2. Suresh Prabhu - Railway Minister
3. D V Sadananda Gowda - Law and Justice Minister
4. Ravi Shankar Prasad: Communications and Information Technology
5. Jagat Prakash Nadda: Health & Family Welfare
6. Birender Singh - Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation
7. Dr. Harsh Vardhan: Science and Technology, Earth Sciences

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  1. Govt considering bringing down its equity in Public Sector Banks to 52% percent: FM
  2. Govt approves new Rs 43,033-cr rural electrification scheme.
  3. Govt planning to cover entire country under IGMSY by 2016
  4. Indian-origin politician Nigel Keith Anthony Standish Vaz  named as Labour MP of the Year
  5. 45th International Film Festival of India begins in Goa
  6. Assam Zoo set to become the first zoo in world to have the critically endangered Pygmy Hog
  7. Ricoh India got deal to modernize post offices
  8. Adani Group-owned Dhamra Port  at Haldia in West Bengal and Paradip in Odisha
  9. Namsai became the 18th district of Arunachal Pradesh
  10. GK Vasan, revives Tamil Maanila Congress
  11. PM Modi flags off first train from Mendipathar in Meghalaya to Guwahati
  12. Institution to replace Planning Commission likely to be unveiled in Dec
  13. Modi slips to second spot in TIME's 'Person of the Year' poll
  14. Russian film “Leviathan” by Andrey Zvyagintsev won the best film award comprising Golden Peacock and Rs.40 lakh at the 45th International film
  15. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency US-Exim Bank sign MoU on clean energy investment
  16. Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to loss of life, properties due to coastal flood: un
  17. IOCL to set up greenfield refinery on West coast
  18. Nepal gives Indian firm green light for $1 billion hydroelectric plant
  19. GMR Infra gets SEBI nod for Rs. 1,500-cr rights issue
  20. WTO, WASTE and FINISH signed MoU to end open defecation in India
  21. West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi appointed as Governor of Bihar
  22. Shah Rukh Khan named as Brand Ambassador of DHFL
  23. Modi proposes SAARC business traveller card
  24. ‘LS passes amendment bill on appointment of CBI Chief
  25. Haryana government reduced retirement age of government employees from 60 to 58
  26. SAARC nations sign seamless electricity grid deal
  27. Sanskrit to be 3rd language in Classes 6-8 in Kendriya Vidyalayas(KV): Centre to SC
  28. Forward Markets Commission tightens rules for warehousing service providers
  29. Coronation of next Imam has no legal sanctity: HC
  30. Jan Dhan Yojana reflects poverty as 74% accounts hold zero balance
  31. Adani Power to buy Avantha’s Korba plant
  32. Airbus to sign deal with Delta for 50 planes
  33. Kerala became first state with bank accounts for all families
  34. Sixth World Ayurveda Congress held in New Delhi
  35. BJP wins trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly
  36. India to replace “BIPA” bilateral investment protection treaties with a new pact to protect investments
  37. IBM launches new e-mail service ‘Verse’
  38. Mumbai top investment destinations among UAE based Indians
  39. Amul to set up Rs 200 crore unit in West Bengal
  40. Jan Dhan scheme: Finmin asks LIC to sign MoU with Indian Banks' Association
  41. PM Narendra Modi joins Instagram, gets thousands of followers
  42. Rajnath Singh adopts Beti village in Lucknow
  43. Karunanidhi’s daughter Selvi to depose as ED witness
  44. Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) relaunched; money to double in 100 months
  45. Myntra.com named Kangana Ranaut as its brand ambassador
  46. Ratan Tata to be on board of Interpol Foundation
  47. Obama to be chief guest at 2015 Republic Day
  48. Former Delhi Speaker Maninder Singh Dhir quits AAP, joins BJP
  49. Indian Railways to set up 26 MW windmill
  50. HRD planning 'Think in India' drive to up innovation
  51. India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile
  52. President Pranab Mukherjee visited Bhutan.
  53. Union Government launched the nationwide Bal Swachhta Mission and Udaan programme for girls by prepared by NIPCCD. from Nov 14-19.
  54. DD National to be re-launched with tagline Desh Ka Apna Channel
  55. Union Government announced concessions for minority refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan
  56. Farhan Akhtar appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia
  57. India successfully test-fired Dhanush ballistic missile (Surface - Surface).
  58. Infosys ties up with DreamWorks for new engineering solutions
  59. PM launches Jeevan Pramaan - Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners
  60. Center to include GST compensation in Constitutional Bill
  61. Child Rights and You has launched 'Project Unlearn' on the eve of Children's Day.
  62. Laxmikant Parsekar is new Goa CM
  63. Nuclear-capable Agni-II missile test fired 2000 KMS.
  64. PM Modi adopts Jayapur village, seeks end to female foeticide
  65. Tribal leader Ganpat Vasava set to become Gujarat Speaker
  66. Govt allocates Rs 5,000 crore under AYUSH Mission
  67. G.K. Vasan (Tamil Nadu) quits Congress
  68. Now Bangalore will be called Bengaluru, Mangalore (Mangaluru), Mysore (Mysuru), Bellary (Ballari), Belgaum (Belagavi), Hubli (Hubballi), Tumkur (Tumakuru), Bijapur (Vijayapura), Chikmagalur (Chikkamagaluru), Gulbarga (Kalaburagi), Hospet (Hosapete) and Shimoga (Shivamogga).
  69. Narendra Modi (as head) and Union Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitely and Mallikarjun Kharge inducted into the three-member CIC (Chief Information Commissioner) selection committee
  70. Hasmukh Adhia replaces GS Sandhu as Financial Services SecretaryMcKinsey study predicts 15 more metros by 2025
  71. Union Cabinet Approved Dissolution of Delhi Assembly
  72. Mumbai recorded the largest number of Internet users in India in 2014
  73. Govt reconstitutes PM's Council on Climate Change.
  74. Union Cabinet approved proposal to amend FDI policy in construction and real estate sector
  75. Assam government presented 1st state bravery award to Gunjan Sarma
  76. Forbes list of World's Most Powerful People 2014 released
15th - Narendra Modi,
36th - Mukesh Ambani
Top 5 on the list –

1. Vladimir Putin,
2. Barack Obama
3. Xi Jinping,
4. Pope Francis,
5. Angela Markel

Commission / Committee:
  1. Nanavati Commission submits final report on 2002 Gujarat riots to CM
  2. TSR Subramaniam Committee submits report on environment law.
  3. Mudgal Panel For Cricket IPL Match Fixing.
International:
  1. UN chief Ban Ki-moon launched global campaign to end female genital mutilation
  2. Lieutenant colonel assumes power in Burkina Faso, President flees
  3. Obama announces $3 billion contribution to Green Climate Fund
  4. Chuck Hagel quits as US defense secretary
  5. Pakistani actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26 years in jail for blasphemy
  6. Klaus Werner Iohannis elected new President of Romania
  7. Philae lander of Rosetta Mission landed on Comet 67P
  8. Tech Mahindra acquires US based LCC for $240 million
  9. Mozilla Firefox replaces default Google search engine with Yahoo
  10. China and Australia signed a MoU on bilateral Antarctic cooperation
  11. Pak test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Shaheen—II, also called Hatf VI,
  12. NASA tests 3D-printed rocket engine parts
  13. One World Trade Center Opens For Business in New York
  14. Laser Drone Defence System Successfully Tested By China
  15. Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button
  16. Chinese payments company China UnionPay to set up shop in India
  17. EU parliament votes to break up Google
  18. Dubai to invest $32-billion to build world’s largest airport
  19. Beijing banned smoking in all indoor public spaces
  20. NASA celebrated 50th Anniversary of First Mars Mission, Mariner 4
  21. Singapore keen to develop new Andhra capital
  22. Suzlon Energy installed world’s tallest hybrid wind generator turbine in Kutch
  23. Burger King partnered with eBay to launch its burgers online
  24. China, Russia sign energy agreements at APEC Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC summit in Beijing.
  25. Oxford Dictionary names 'vape' as 2014 word of year "vape" the word used for the act of drawing on an electronic cigarette
  26. Scientists developed a new drug Staphefekt to replace antibiotics
  27. World's first inhalable Ebola vaccine passed animal tests
  28. First dedicated International Textile Fair begins in Dubai
  29. New tower of World Trade Center re-opens 13 years after 9/11 attacks
  30. IRENA the International Renewable Energy Agency holds 8th council meeting in Abu Dhabi today
Sports:
  1. Sachin Tendulkar unveils his autobiography 'Playing it My Way'
  2. Johnson named ICC Cricketer of the Year
  3. MS Dhoni named as captain of ICC ODI Team of the Year 2014
  4. South Africa's AB de Villiers won ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year.
  5. England's Gary Balance ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year.
  6. India’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar was revealed as the LG People's Choice award winner.
  7. Angelo Mathews named as captain of the ICC Test Team of the Year 2014
  8. India’s Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to get Polly Umrigar Award
  9. India’s Vengsarkar to receive BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award
  10. Rohit Sharma Creates History, Slams Record 264 to Become Highest ODI Scorer
  11. Kohli joins star Ambassadors for 2015 World Cup
  12. Srikanth breaks into top 10 in badminton ranking
  13. Boxing India granted permanent membership by International Boxing Association, AIBA
  14. World Tour Golf Championship gets underway in Dubai
  15. Mark Ramprakash hired as England batting coach
  16. World Chess Championship 2014 begins in Russia today 08/11
  17. Saina storms into summit clash of China Open
  18. Cristiano Ronaldo received 2013-14 European Golden Boot award
  19. Novak Djokovic wins ATP Finals after Roger Federer pulls out due to injury
  20. Ace shuttlers Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China open singles tiltles
  21. Djokovic retains Paris Masters title
  22. Central Zone won the Duleep Trophy by Deafting South Zone.
  23. Sindhu bags Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title
  24. Israeli cricket umpire dies after being struck by ball
  25. Abhishek wins 76th Junior National & Youth TT boys’ singles title
  26. Ashwin continues to top Test rankings for all-rounders
  27. BCCI imposes claim worth 250 cr on WICB
  28. Virat Kohli quickest to reach 6,000 runs in ODIs
  29. Indian Hockey coach Terry Walsh quits
  30. World Chess Championship: Carlsen retains title against Anand
  31. Sania Mirza appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia
  32. Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award
  33. Michael Phelps named Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014
  34. Indian cyclist Deborah creates history; Wins 4 golds in Track Asia Cup
  35. Switzerland defeated France to win 1st-ever Davis Cup of Tennis
  36. Sarjubala, Saweety settle for silver at World Championships
  37. Lewis Hamilton Won F1 US Grand Prix
  38. Lewis Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix & Formula One title
  39. Nico Rosberg wins Brazilian Grand Prix
  40. Hockey India announces annual awards
  41. List of Awards
  42. Dhruv Batra Player of the Year (Men) — Rs 25,00,000
  43. Dhruv Batra Player of the Year (Women) — Rs 25,00,000
  44. Upcoming Player of the Year (Men U—21) — Rs 10,00,000
  45. Upcoming Player of the Year (Women U—21) — Rs.10,00,000
  46. Goalkeeper of the Year — Rs.5,00,000
  47. Defender of the Year — Rs.5,00,000
  48. Midfielder of the Year — Rs.5,00,000
  49. Forward of the Year — Rs.5,00,000
  50. Award for Invaluable Contribution (For coaches and support staff) — Rs.5,00,000
  51. President Award for Outstanding Achievement — Rs.5,00,000.
India – World :
  1. India-Republic of Korea signed MoU on Technical Cooperation in the Railway sector
  2. India-Sri Lanka started joint military exercise, Mithra Shakti
  3. India-Nepal First bus service launched
  4. India-Mozambique ink MoU for cooperation in oil, gas sector
  5. India-Arab League officials meeting in New Delhi
  6. India-China joint military exercise “Hand-in-Hand” begins in Pune
  7. India-Australia signed five pacts and agreed on early closure of Civil Nuclear Deal
  8. India-Bhutan signed MoU to develop Nalanda University
  9. India-Nepal agree to form task force to install petro pipeline
  10. India-China Development Fund looks to park Rs 30,000 crore in India’s infra projects
  11. India-Israel joint venture missile Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) successfully test fired in Israel
  12. India-Mauritius set to include in Visa on Arrival scheme
Appointments:
  1. Justice CK Prasad assumes charge as new Press Council of India (PCI) chief
  2. Burkina Faso chooses Michel Kafando as interim president
  3. Hasmukh Adhia, as the Director of Central Board of Directors of the RBI.
  4. Anoop Mishra appointed as new Secretary General of Lok Sabha
  5. Deepak Gupta appointed as Chairman of UPSC
  6. Anita Kapur is CBDT new chairperson
  7. Hasmukh Adhia Is New Financial Services Secretary
  8. CK Prasad is set to be appointed as the next Chairperson of the Press Council of India
  9. Jawed Usmani appointed as State Chief Information Commissioner in UP
  10. Mannan Kumar Mishra and S. Prabakaran re-elected to Bar Council of India
  11. Rajiv Mehrishi Took Over As New Economic Affairs Secretary
  12. Alok Kumar Takes Over As Central Vigilance Commission Secretary
Economy:
  1. Trade deficit narrows to $13 bn in Oct
  2. India extends $75-mn line of credit to Fiji
  3. Economic growth declines to 5.3% in July-Sept quarter
  4. Economy may expand at 5.6% in FY15: Fitch
  5. India Ratings lowers growth forecast to 5.6 pc
  6. NCAER (National Council of Applied Economic Research) lowers India GDP growth forecast to 5%
  7. Indian economy to grow 5.4% this year: OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: Paris).
  8. RIP Nokia Lumia, Microsoft officially announces re-branding for smartphones.
  9. Financial inclusion: All households in Kerala, Goa get bank accounts
  10. Government had 461.60 billion rupees of outstanding loans from RBI as on November 7
Awards:
  1. Bilal Tanweer won Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2014
  2. Bharat Asmita award for IIMB’s Trilochan Sastry
  3. Assam NGO Aaranyak won UN Lighthouse Activities award
  4. Rubber Board wins Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Award
  5. Deutsche Bank won Custodian of the Year 2014 award
  6. ISRO chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for peace, disarmament
  7. SAIL Chairman CS Verma received IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership
  8. Indian-American Neha Gupta won International Children’s Peace Prize 2014
  9. Radio Kashmir Jammu won Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014
  10. Pandit Jasraj conferred with Sumitra Charat Ram Award 2014 for Lifetime Achievement
  11. Former PM Manmohan Singh Chosen for Japan’s Top National Award
  12. CSIR Scientist Venkat Mohan Won Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize
  13. Indian Film Personality of the Year award for Tamil Actor Rajinikanth
  14. Narinder Batra gets FIH (International Hockey Federation) President’s Award
Banking:
  1. RBI tightens norms for NBFCs
  2. RBI - Government needs to infuse nearly Rs 2.4 lakh crore in state-run banks by March 2019
  3. RBI asks banks to alert customers before clearing suspicious or high value cheques
  4. RBI allows FIIs to buy equity in Yes Bank
  5. RBI eases rules for low-cost home loans
  6. RBI eased gold imports & scrapped 80: 20 scheme
  7. RBI issues final norms for payment, small banks; Floor capital set at Rs 100 crore
  8. PNB announces free ATM usage for customers
  9. United Bank of India decides to continue with five free ATM transactions
  10. State Bank of India to launch Islamic equity fund
  11. Canara Bank partners Micro Energy
  12. Kotak Mahindra acquire ING Vysya Bank
  13. Kotak Mahindra gets RBI approval to enter general insurance business
  14. Kotak Mahindra Bank is the first bank to fully own an insurance business
  15. SEBI de-recognised Delhi Stock Exchange
  16. SBI to lend $ 1 billion to Adani Group to build Australian coal mine
  17. Exim Bank to set up Rs1,500-cr fund to assist ship-building industry
  18. Axis Bank inks MoU with South Korean NongHyup Bank
  19. Andhra Bank launches saving schemes for children, teenagers 'AB Little Stars'
  20. ADB approves $350 mn for upgradation of roads in MP
  21. Axis Bank launches smart self-service terminal
  22. World Bank offers financial help for MSMEs in UP
  23. Origo Commodities, NABARD tie up for warehouse receipt financing
  24. Union Bank to charge own customers beyond 8 ATM transactions, It will be charging Rs 15 per (excluding tax) from November 15, 2014.
  25. HDFC became first listed Indian company to have 75% shareholding by FIIs
Deaths :
  1. Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies of injuries
  2. Kathak legend Sitara Devi passes away
  3. Indian-origin Galle Face Hotel doorman Kottarapattu Chattu died
  4. Senior Marathi actor-director Raghuvir Nevrekar died
  5. Senior Congress leader Murli Deora passes away
  6. Theatre personality Veenapani Chawla passes away
  7. Crime novelist PD James died at the age of 94
  8. Historian Tapan Raychaudhuri died
  9. Veteran sports scribe Chandrasekhar P Sant passed away
  10. Senior Indian National Congress leader of Odisha Mohan Nag passed away
  11. Tamil film director Rudraiya Chockalingam passed away
  12. Ravi Chopra, director of famous TV show Mahabharata, died at 68
  13. Veteran Bollywood Actor Sadashiv Amrapurkar Died
  14. Havells India Limited chairman Qimat Rai Gupta passed away
  15. Legendary jazz clarinetist Acker Bilk Died
Ranking:
  1. India ranks 7th in world list for peer citations in research journals
Summits:
  1. 18th SAARC Summit begins from 26th Nov at Kathmandu
  2. 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad 2016.
  3. Brisbane hosted G20 Summit in 2014.
  4. Turkey to host G20 Summit in 2015
  5. China in to host G20 Summit in 2016
  6. 9th East Asia Summit held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
  7. International Buddhist Conference 2014 held in Nepal
  8. WEF hosted the 29th India Economic Summit in New Delhi
  9. Chennai to host Global Investors' Meet in May 2015
Special Day’s:
  1. Children’s Day – November, 14.
  2. World Toilet Day – November, 19.
  3. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November, 25.
Books:
  1. “Truth Always Prevails” written by Sadruddin Hashwani released
  2. President penned a book titled The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years.  on 1970s era
  3. “My Name is Abu Salem” A book of Underworld Don, written by S Hussain Zaidi and published by Penguin. 
  4. Next China-India War a Book authored by General S. Padmanabhan.
  5. Book titled Letters for a Nation written by Jawaharlal Nehru & Madhav Khosla published by Allen Lane
  6. The book titled Your Dreams Are Mine Now: She Showed him What Love was authored by Ravinder Singh was released on 20 November 2014.
  7. The book titled Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11 authored by Sandeep Unnithan

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