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# Dharma guardian – a military exercise started

> Between Indian and Japanese army

> It is a 14 day military exercise

> Place – Mizoram

# As per a report by Ola Mobility Institute Kolkata ranked #1 in Public Transport index under the ‘Ease of moving index’

> 2nd rank – Delhi

> 3rd – Chennai

# Maharashtra cabinet announced that the decommissioned carrier INS VIRAAT will be converted into a floating museum/underwater memorial

# To recognize contribution of Indian peoples in Indonesia (Medan city); a ‘Little india gate’ inaugurated in Medan city


# WHO (World health organization) organized first global conference on Health and Air pollution in Geneva, Switzerland Headquarters

# ‘Kirloskar capital’ got NBFC (non-banking finance company) LICENCE from RBI (Reserve bank of India)

# 4 judges sworn in as Supreme court New Judge –

> Justice Hemant Gupta

> Justice R Subhash Reddy

> Justice M R Shah

> Justice Ajay Rastogi 


# Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM – Indian air force new Director General (Wks & Cer)


# New chief justice of Uttarakhand –  Justice Ramesh Ranganathan


# New CEO and MD of UCO Bank – Atul Goel

# To boost BeiDou global satellite navigation system, China launched a new high orbit satellite


# SHAKTI is the India’s 1st indigenous microprocessor 

> Developed by IIT Madras


# Rahul Dravid receives ICC Hall of Fame cap

> Given by Sunil Gavaskar

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# Constitution day celebrated on 26 November this year

> President Ram nath Kovind inaugurated International Ambedkar conclave in New Delhi

> This is the 2nd conclave meeting

# DGFT (Directorate General of Foreign Trade) has changed new policy for the import of GOLD

> Now a license will be required to import Gold

> After China, India is the 2nd biggest consumer of Gold in the world

# Pawan Singh elected as one of the seven members in the Judges panel of ISSF (International Shooting Sports Federation)

> He is the 1st Indian to be elected in such post of ISSF

> Pawan Singh is a national coach and former shooter

# Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), Ministry of Power appointed Ravindra Kumar Verma as its Technical Member for a 3 years of time period

# To boost the domestic output of Oil industry including ONCG, Oil India; the government has made a 6 member committee which will look after the selling

> Committee name – Rajiv kumar committee

> This committee is headed by Rajiv Kumar (vice chairman, NITI Aayog)

# Authors of the book “Architecture of Justice” – Amogh thakur and Vinay thakur

> Book release by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

# “Modiraaj me kisan” book authored by Yogendra yadav

> The book launched on a event in New Delhi

# December 3 celebrated as ‘World Disability day 2018’

# ‘Train 18’ is the first Indian locomotive-less train which crossed 180 km/h speed limit in its test run

#  A new e-Governance academy will be going to set up in Nagaland for which Nagaland signed a 5 year Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Estonia, Europe

# NMCG (National Mission for Clean Ganga) organised an international workshop on “Developing a Ganga Museum Concept” at New Delhi

> India and Europe have exchanged their ideas and experiences

> Date – 29 and 30 November 2018

# Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) launched in Jammu

> Launched by J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

> Objective – to provide medical facilities to the poor

# Qatar is going to quit from January 2019 from Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

> Doha, Qatar will now focus on LPG exports

# Imran Hussain who is Minister of food supplies, environment & forest is awarded by ‘Hero to Animals’

> Awarded by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

> He banned the import, storage, supply of ‘chinese manjha’ (made up of Nylon) which might hurt birds, animals and kids

# Bhavani Devi became 1st Indian to win Gold in Commonwealth Championship held from 23 to 28 November 2018 in Australia

> Event – Senior Women’s Sabre

> In mens category Karan Singh won bronze

# Lakshya Sen won Men’s Singles title in ‘Tata Open India International Challenge 2018’

> Tata Open India International Challenge relates to Badminton

> The event tool place from 28 November to 2 December 2018 in Mumbai

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# Ullas Narayan secured 3rd position and completed 250 km of running in International Association of Ultra Running (IAU) 2018

> This Championships took place in Taipei, Taiwan

> By securing the 3rd position he became the first Indian individual medal winner

# UNESCO Emir Jaber al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah PRIZE 2018 –

1. Vashkar Bhattacharjee and

2. Tencent enterprise, China

> By profession Vashkar Bhattacharjee is Disabilitie’s Advocate, Bangladesh

> Tencent enterprise is a private sector enterprise in China

> This prize is given for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 

# The global agriculture and food summit tool place in Ranchi, Jharkhand

> On 29 November and 30 November

> Droupadi murmu (Governor of Jharkhand) was the chief guest

# FSSAI ( Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) launched a new campaign ‘Heart attack rewind’ on 30 November 2018

> Purpose – To eliminate industrially produced trans-fat from food supply

# Venue of UN Climate Summit (COP24) – Katowice, Poland

> From 3 to 14 December 2018

# Bhubaneswar, Odisha will host the India’s first indigenous film festival 2019

> Event will took place on February 2019

# Cyril Ramaphosa will be the chief guest of 2019 Republic day event

> He is President of South Africa

# People’s Word of 2018 declared by Cambridge dictionay

> The word is = Nomophobia (fear of being without personal mobile phone)

# Australia declared ‘orphanage trafficking’ as a form of modern slavery

# Aung San Suu kyi lose Freedom of Paris award

> To sanction ‘Safe city project’ in Lucknow the Ministry of Home affairs approved Rs.194.44 crore

* This sanction is for Nirbhaya fund scheme

> Ministry of road transport and highways made it compulsory to have Location tracking devices and emergency buttons in all new public service vehicles

* w.e.f  1/1/2019 ; public transport vehicles must have the VLT (vehicle location tracking) with emergency buttons

> AVIAMAT = a seminar on aviation maintenance, engineering and logistics held in New Delhi

* Seminar addressed by Birender singh Dhanoa (Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal)

>  Navy Commanders’ Conference 2018 held in New Delhi

* Discussion would be on utilizing new technologies like AI (artificial intelligence), big data analytics

> Ease of doing business rankings – India ranked 77th

* Report by – World bank

> Appointment of new AOA (Air Officer-in Charge Administration) Indian air force – Air Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat VSM

> Appointment of new DG (Director general) ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police) – S.S. Deswal

> Appointment of new Chief of Integrated Defence Staff – Lt Gen P S Rajeshwar

> Appointment of new brand ambassador of AIBA (International Boxing Association) Women’s World Championship – Mary kom

> World corporate games 2019 will be hosted by Qatar

> Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali announced retirement from ODIs


> ‘Urban Cafe: River for Habitat’ dialogue held in New delhi

* The dialogue was organized by UN (united nations) habitat and NMCG (National Mission for Clean Ganga)

> Madhya pradesh state celebrated foundation day on 1st November 2018

* On this day in the year 1956, Madhya pradesh was founded

* Celebrated in all districts of MP

# India will host the G20 summit in the year 2022

# ‘Vajra kayaa’ and ‘Vajra prahar 2018’ are the names of newly conducted military exercise between India and USA

# At Air Defence college in Guwahati, Assam – President Ram nath Kovind presented Standards to 118 Helicopter Unit

# On 29 November 2018 a national conference tool place with Heads of Investigating agencies

> Organised by – Bureau of Police Research and Development

> Tool place in New Delhi

# Asia Pacific summit 2018 took place in Kathmandu, Nepal

> 45 countries including India will attend the summit

> Date – 1 and 2 December 2018

# ‘TARGET’ a new smartphone payment system launched by European Central Bank for instant payment settlement

# ICFAI Business school got ‘Outstanding case writer award’

> ICFAI Business school is in Hyderabad

# Airport Authority of India (AAI), Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) and Pawan Hans Ltd got the best performing organisation awards

> Award given by Suresh Prabhu

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# Raninder singh elected as the vice-president of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)

> India and Russia made a $950 million deal for Russian frigates

> FSDC (Financial Stability and Development Council) Meeting held in New delhi

* Chairmanship > Arun jaitley (Union finance minister)

> Uttar pradesh government (led by CM Yogi adityanath) cleared a proposal with Japan for development of ‘food value chain’

> Odisha govt launched ‘Soura jalanidhi’ scheme

* solar energy pump for irrigation

> ‘Samruddhi scheme’ launched in Karnataka to give entrepreneur employment opportunities to ST/SC youth

> After 7 months sailing across the world, INS Tarangini (Indian navy ship) returned back to India

* INS Tarangini – Kochi based ship

> Global passport index ranking 2018

* Singapore ranks top

* India ranked 66th

> Kolkata based company Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) got a contract from MINISTRY of Defence to supply 4 survey vessels to Indian navy

> For promoting girl’s education, Malala Yousafzai will be honoured at Harvard university

> PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) new associate director head for India – Nitin Bhatnagar

> Sikkim high court NEW chief justice – Vijay kumar bist

> RBI re-appointed Aditya Puri as HDFC Chief executive officer (CEO) and MD

> Anupam kher resigned from FTII chairman (Film and Television Institute of India)

> Agni-I ballistic missile successfully trialed for the 2nd time in Odisha coast

> ‘Digital literacy library’ launced in 6 different Indian languages

* Launched by Facebook

* Languages – Kannada, malayalam, tamil, telugu, hindi and bengali

> Odisha hockey men’s world cup 2018 named ‘TATA steel’ as their official partner


> Asian snooker tournament, China > Pankaj advani wins 2nd leg

> On 31st October Rashtriya ekta diwas celebrated 

* Birthday of the Iron man of India – Sardar vallabh bhai patel

> To control pollution in Delhi ‘Clean air week’ organised from 1st to 5th November 2018

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# New President of Mexico – Andrés Manuel López Obrador

# To oversee rejuvenation work of the Ganga River, Justice U.C. Dhyani appointed as the head of a three-member committee

> Appointed by – National Green Tribunal (NGT)

# New CEO and MD of Bank of Maharashtra – A S Rajeev

# RBI approved license to State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) group to merge with SBM Bank India

# Home minister Rajnath singh launched ‘112 India’ app in Nagaland for women in emergency

> This app is connected to the Emergency Response support system (ERSS)

# ‘Digital sky’ is the name of a portal for online registration of drone operators in India

# Ridhima Dilawari (female golfer) won Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour

> Took place in – Noida golf course

# Uttar pradesh hosted the Tata Motors Senior Women’s National Championship

> Sakshi malik won gold in 62 kg category

> Vinesh phogat won gold in 57 kg category

# Haryana won BC Roy Junior National Championships

> BC Roy Junior National Championships related to football

# On 2 December 2018 World Computer Literacy Day was celebrated 

# 2017 Mathrubhoomi literary award is given to > M.K.Sanu

> Mathrubhoomi literary award is a award given for Malayalam literature works

# 2017 Lal bahadur shastri national award given to > Bindeshwar pathak

> This award is given by President of India for his excellence public administration, management and academics

> Bindeshwar pathak is an Indian sociologist

# Who won the Nobel prize 2017 for Economics?

Ans. Richard thaler

# Who won the highest civilian honour of Germany ‘The cross of the order of Merit’?

Ans. Rajesh nath

# Who won the National awards for senior citizens 2017?

Ans. Gurbax singh sandhu

> He is a boxer

# For the oscars award 2018, which Indian movie got the offcial entry as the best foreign language film?

Ans. Newton

# A health app named ‘MedWatch’ was launched by which Indian defence armed force?

Ans. Indian air force

# Which Indian state launched ‘Solar briefcase’ to provide electricity in remote areas ?

Ans. Uttarakhand

# The central government launched ‘Gram samridhi evam swachhta’ program. This program is related to?

Ans. Development and cleanliness in rural areas

# The union government launched a PENCIL portal. This portal is related to?

Ans. National child labour project

# Uttar pradesh government launched a program to organise mass marriage for BPL families? Name of the program is?

Ans. Mukhyamantri samoohik vivaah yojana

# The union minister launched an program/scheme to supply electricity to poor households. The name of the scheme is?

Ans. Sahaj bijli har ghar yojana

# Government launched Divyang sarathi mobile app. This app is related to?

Ans. To provide easy access to information (new government schemes, jobs, scholarships, support systems) for Divyangs (special people, disables)

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