Current Affairs : 14-11-2019 in English

Important Day

  • World Kindness Day - 13 November.

Economy

  • The World’s 1st Regulated Tokenised Hybrid Investment Fund launched by - GMEX Group (regulated by the Seychelles Financial Services Authority).

International 

  • From 2 to 5 September 2020, the annual Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) will be organised in – Vladivostok, Russia.
  • Diriyah Gate, a new cultural and lifestyle tourism destination with a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is situated in - Saudi Arabia (near Riyadh).
  • First place in a list of the world’s most innovative cities 2019 - New York, USA (Tokyo and London took second and third places).
  • Host of the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in 2020 - India.
  • The 6th World Congress on Rural and Agriculture Finance was held in - New Delhi, India.

National

  • On 13 November, the Supreme Court held that this office is a public authority under Right to Information (RTI) Act - office of Chief Justice of India.
  • In the backdrop of cyber-attack on the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, India is to setup cybersecurity cooperation with - Russia.
  • The 7th edition of the North East Festival concluded on 11 November 2019 in - New Delhi.

Persons in News

  • Winner of the Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2019 - Ankur Ranjan Phukan (poet) and Monoranjan Bori (short story writer).
  • Winner of the 'Most Promising Business Leaders of Asia 2019 Award' at the 4th edition of The Economic Times Asian Business Leaders Conclave held in Singapore - Dr Soumitro Chakraborty (CEO, Fiinovation).

Sports

  • First South Asian nation that criminalise the offences for match-fixing - Sri Lanka.

State Current Affairs

  • On 12 November, President's rule was imposed in - Maharashtra.

Science

  • Official name of Ultima Thule, the most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away, given by NASA - Arrokoth.

General Knowledge

  • Right to Information (RTI) Act in India was enacted in – 2005 (15 June).
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) – formed in: 2001; Headquarters: Beijing (China).
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - Founded: 1945 (4 November); Headquarters: Paris, France.
  • Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) is an international forum held each year in - Vladivostok, Russia (Founded in 2015).

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