Important November 2017 current affairs

20 most important current affairs for BPSC PT2018:

  1. Chennai has been included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for its rich musical tradition. It is the 3rd Indian city after Jaipur (craft) & Varanasi (music).
  2. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam in Tamil Nadu has
    won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Award of Merit 2017 for cultural
    heritage conservation.
  3. Elephantiasis or Lymphatic
    Filariasis: It is a parasitic disease caused by the parasitic worms called filial worms which is spread by the bite of the infected black flies and mosquitoes.
  4. Moscow Declaration: related to TB
  5. Global Education Monitoring Report: UNESCO. Theme ‘Accountability in Education’.
  6. India State Level Disease Burden Report prepared by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
  7. Global Gender Gap Report: World Economic Forum. India= 108th Rank.
  8. India is set to launch its first
    solar mission Aditya-L1 in 2019.
  9. COP-23 of UNFCCC concluded in Bonn, Germany.
  10. Recently, India has been ranked 14th in Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).
  11. Recently, govt. exempted bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the definition of trees.
  12. CAMPA: Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA)
    for management and utilisation of National Compensatory Afforestation Fund (NCAF).
  13. NIRBHAY is India’s first indigenous Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile, developed and designed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  14. Recently SAMPRITI 2017 was held in Mizoram. It is a bilateral Indo-Bangladesh exercise.
  15. BRAHMOS: joint venture between India and Russia. Named after Brahmaputra and Moscowa rivers.
  16. Recently, Sagar Kavach exercise was conducted by Odisha and
    West Bengal in Bay of Bengal.
  17. Global Financial Development Report: World Bank
  18. Recently, government has given the approval for setting up India’s first mega coastal economic zone (CEZ) at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Maharashtra.
  19. Recently, India hosted the fifth edition of Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS).
  20. Recently, Justice Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected as the judge of International Court of Justice (ICJ) (Established in 1945, at Hague)
  21. ASEAN: founded in 1967. There are currently 10-member states: Indonesia, Malaysia,
    Philippines, Singapore, Thailand,
    Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam.
  22. 15th Finance Commission (FC) chairman: N.K. Singh. Article 280 of the Constitution provides for a FC as a quasi-judicial body

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