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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

13th Urban Mobility India Conference 2020 held Virtually for 1st Time; Inaugurated by MoS Hardeep Singh Puri 13th Urban Mobility India Conference on Emerging Trends in Urban Mobility Inaugurated

i.On November 9, 2020, the 13th Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference 2020 was held virtually on the theme “Emerging Trends in Urban Mobility” from New Delhi which was inaugurated by Minister of State-MoS (Independent Charge-IC) Hardeep Singh Puri, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).
ii.This was the first virtual UMI conference amid COVID 19 and was also held for a day as against the usual format of three days without any exhibition.
iii.During the Conference the Award of Excellence was conferred upon Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Agartala Smart City Limited (ASCL), Tripura.
iv.The 14th Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference and Expo 2021 will be held on October 29-31, 2021 in Kochi, Kerala.
v.AIM of UMI: To disseminate information to the cities in order to keep them up-to-date with best urban transport practices.
About Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA):
Secretary– Durga Shanker Mishra
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Indian Astronomers Collaborate with 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate Andrea Ghez on Thirty Meter Telescope ProjectIndian-astronomers-collaborated-with-Nobel-laureate-on-Thirty-Meter-Telescope-Projec

Indian Astronomers had worked closely with 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate Professor Andrea Ghez for designing of back-end instruments and possible science prospects of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project which is being installed at Maunakea in Hawaii. The project will revolutionize the understanding of the universe and mysteries surrounding it.
TMT Project:
i.The 2 Billion worth TMT project   is a joint venture  involving Five Countries (China, Canada, Japan, India and United States).
ii.India has committed $200 Million, which is about tenth of proposed cost. The telescope needs 492 precisely polished mirrors and India has contributed 83 of them.
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GoI Issues Orders to bring Digital News Portals, Online Films, Content Providers under Purview of I&B MinistryOnline News Media, Including Social Sites, Now Under Government Control

On November 11, 2020, Government of India issued an order to bring digital or online Media, films and audio-visual programmes, news and current affairs content under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Ministry of I&B).
This will include OTT (over-the-top) platforms such as Netflix, Hotstar, Prime Video & Online News Portal.
Amended Rule:
i.In Exercise of the powers conferred by Constitution, President made the rules to amend the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961.
ii.The rules may be called Government of India (Allocation of Business) Three Hundred and Fifty Seventh Amendment Rules, 2020. 
About Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Ministry of I&B):
Union Minister – Prakash Javadekar
Headquarters – New Delhi
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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India Ranked 196th in BMI Ranking 2019, Netherlands Tops; Published in The LancetIndia Ranks the Lowest Rank in BMI Ranking

i.A review of BMI (Body Mass Index) of various countries’ teenagers has been recently published in the international medical journal “The Lancet”, according to which India is placed at 196th rank with respect to BMI.
ii.India’s 19-year-old boys and girls have a BMI of 20.1 means they are also among the shortest in the world.
iii.India’s boys ranked 180th with an average height of 5.46 feet while girls ranked 182nd with an average height of 5.06 feet.
iv.The Netherlands is the nation with the tallest boys and girls of age 19 years. It is followed by Montenegro, Estonia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina for boys; and Montenegro, Denmark, and Iceland for girls.
About The Lancet:
It is a weekly peer-reviewed general medical journal.
Founder– Thomas Wakley
Editor-in-chief– Richard Charles Horton
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20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State 2020 Virtually Chaired by Russia’s Vladimir Putin; 16 Documents AdoptedPrime Minister addresses 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State

i.On November 10, 2020, the virtual 20th Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State (CHS) 2020 was chaired by President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin where Indian Delegation was led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
ii.This was the first SCO Summit held in Virtual Format and the third meeting that India participated in after becoming a full member in 2017.
iii.It should be noted that President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan will assume the chairmanship of SCO in 2021.
iv.The summit adopted 16 documents including key ones on countering spread of extremist ideologies and promoting digital economy.
v.India, as a non-permanent member of the UNSC, beginning from 1 January 2021, will focus on the theme of ‘reformed multilateralism’.
vi.Indian side extended its full support to observe the 20th anniversary of SCO in 2021 as the “SCO Year of Culture”.
About Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO):
The SCO comprises eight member states — India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan andUzbekistan; four Observer States (Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran, and Mongolia); and six “Dialogue Partners” (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Turkey).
Secretariat– Beijing, China
Secretary-General– Vladimir Imamovich Norov
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BANKING & FINANCE

HDFC Bank in Partnership with Visa Launches ‘SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0’, India’s 1st Comprehensive Banking and Payment Solution for MerchantsHDFC Bank Launches SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3-0

On November 11, 2020 HDFC Bank in Partnership with Visa launched ‘SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0’, India’s first comprehensive banking and payment solution for merchants.  This first-of-its-kind solution offers the ideal platform for merchants and self-employed professionals to open a current account instantly and to accept payments in-store and online.
About HDFC Bank:
Incorporated– August 1994
Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
Managing Director(MD) and Chief Executive Officer(CEO)–  Sashidhar Jagdishan(Succeeds Aditya Puri)
Tagline– We understand your world
About Visa:
Headquarters– California, United States
Chairman and CEO– Alfred F. Kelly, Jr.
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Paytm Launches ‘Payout Links’ for Businesses to Instantly Transfer MoneyPaytm introduces Payout Links for businesses

i.On November 10, 2020 Paytm launched ‘Payout Links’, a new initiative under Paytm Payout, for businesses.
ii.This enables businesses to instantly make payments to the customers, employees & vendors, without the need to collect their bank details.
About Paytm:
Headquarters– Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Founder & CEO(Chief Executive Officer)– Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Founded– August 2010
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ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Tata AIA Life Insurance Partners with PayBima to Distribute its Life Insurance Solution through Digital salesTata AIA Life Insurance partners with PayBima to drive Life Insurance Protection through Digital sales

i.On November 10, 2020 Tata AIA Life Insurance Company Limited entered into partnership with  PayBima(PayBima.com), the digital arm of Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd.,(MIBL) as a Broker to distribute its industry-leading life insurance solutions.
ii.The association is in accordance with the mission of Tata AIA Life to provide Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) to its customers.
About Tata AIA Life Insurance Company Limited :
It is a Joint Venture(JV) between Tata Sons Pvt. Ltd. and AIA Group Ltd.
Headquarters– Mumbai,Maharashtra
Chief Executive Officer(CEO) & Managing Director(MD)– Naveen Tahilyani
Chairman– Saurabh Agrawal
Formed– 2000
About Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd.,(MIBL):
It is an 80% subsidiary company of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.
MD– Dr. Jaideep Devare
Chairman– Rajeev Dubey(Principal Advisor of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.)
Head office– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Established– 2004
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Abu Dhabi’s SWF becomes 1st Notified Fund to get 100% IT exemption in IndiaAbu-Dhabi's-SWF-becomes-first-notified-Fund-to-get-100%-IT-exemption

The Abu Dhabi’s Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) – MIC Redwood 1 RSC Limited has become the first foreign SWF that has been notified and granted 100% income-tax exemption on income from interest, dividend and long-term capital gains for its investment in India’s priority sector as per the Finance Act, 2020.  The announcement was made by the Ministry of Finance.

  • To ease the process of SWFs’ notification, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued some detailed guidelines on 22nd July 2020.CBDT expected that income-tax exemption to SWFs and the pension Fund will provide foreign funding to India’s infrastructure sector.
  • To expand the scope of the exemption, the government issued a notification on July 6, creating all the sub-sectors of the compliant primary list of infrastructures eligible for this income tax exemption.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

Azim Premji of Wipro Tops in 7th Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020, followed by Shiv Nadar & Mukesh Ambani

Azim Premji tops the list EdelGiveHurun India Philanthropy List 2020 new

On 10th November 2020, the Hurun India and EdelGive Foundation released the 7th edition of the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020. Azim Premji & Family, the founder and Chairman of Wipro topped the 2020 list.  Azim Premji became India’s Most Generous man with a donation of Rs.7904 crores.
The list featured the individuals who have donated Rs.5 crores and more during the review period (from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2020).
Azim Premji is followed by Shiv Nadar, Founder-Chairman of HCL Technologies and Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries at 2nd & 3d position respectively.
About Edelgive Foundation:
Chairperson & CEO– Vidya Shah
Headquarters- Mumbai, Maharashtra
About Hurun India:
MD and Chief Researcher– Anas Rahman Junaid
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
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APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

SEBI Setup a 7 Member Expert Group to Review the Share Based Employee Benefits; Chaired by Sandip Bhagat Sebi forms expert group chaired by Sandip Bhagat to review norms related to share-based staff benefit

i.Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI), set up a 7-member expert group chaired by Sandip Bhagat, partner at S&R Associates to review the frameworks of the share based employee benefits & issue of sweat equity and recommend policy changes.
ii.The expert group will revisit the framework of the sweat equity regulations against the companies act and suggest required policy changes.
About Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI):
Chairman– Ajay Tyagi
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
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Govt Sets up 22 member Inter-Ministerial Committee Headed by Arun Goel to Strengthen Capital Goods SectorGovt-sets-up-Inter-Ministerial-Committee-headed-by-Shri-Arun-Goel

On November 11, 2020 Government of India has set up a 22 member Inter-Ministerial Committee to strengthen the Capital Goods(CG) sector. The committee is headed by Shri Arun Goel, Secretary of Department of Heavy Industries(DHI), Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises.

Objective of the committee – To strengthen India’s capital goods sector which turns to achieve the target of a USD 5 trillion economy and a USD 1 trillion manufacturing sector.

Highlights about the committee:
i.The committee will figure out the ways and means to make the CG  sector globally competitive and also to become the manufacturing hub for the world.
ii. The committee will monitor the capital goods (CG) sector, including technology development, mother technology development, global value chains, testing, skill training, global standards, reciprocity issues and custom duties.
iii.This committee also provides support to the Department of Heavy Industries(DHI) to deal with the issues related to CG sector.

  • Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises – Prakash Javadekar

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

World’s First 6G Satellite Sent Into Orbit by ChinaChina successfully sends world's first 6G communications

China has successfully launched the world’s first 6G satellite named “UESTC” satellite (Star Era-12)” into orbit with an aim to test communications from space using high-frequency terahertz (THz) spectrum. It was one of the 13 satellites aboard the Long March-6 rocket, which launched on November 6, 2020 at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi province of China. Click Here to Read

  • The UESTC is named after the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and will test the performance of the 6G frequency band in space which is expected to be over 100 times faster than 5G which is already expected to be ultra-fast.
  • It will carry out terahertz (THz) communication tests in space to validate satellite high speed technology.THz is a type of Electro Magnetic wave with a frequency range between microwave and infrared.
  • This 70kg test satellite will also verify a number of smart city, environmental protection and disaster prevention applications, such as crop and forest fire monitoring,

About China:
Capital– Beijing
Currency– Renminbi
President– Xi Jinping

SPORTS

IPL 2020-Mumbai Indians won the 13th edition of IPL;Trailblazers won the 3rd edition of Women’s T20 Challenge 202013th-Edition-of-the-Indian-Premier-League

Mumbai Indians won the 13th Edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) officially known as Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020 that took place from 19th September-November 10, 2020 at the United Arab Emirates (UAE)(This is 5th win of Mumbai Indians). A total of 8 teams participated in the event. Delhi Capitals became the runner up in the 13th edition of IPL. Jofra Archer of Rajasthan Royals won the Player of the Series.
Winners of Jio Women’s T20 Challenge (Women’s Title) – IPL Trailblazers (1st Title)
About Indian Premier League (IPL):
Chairman – Brijesh Patel
Headquarters – Mumbai (Maharashtra)
About Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI):
President – Sourav Ganguly (Term ended, holding office until further interference by Supreme Court of India)
Headquarters – Mumbai (Maharashtra)
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OBITUARY

Veteran Author & Gujarati Columnist Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ Passed Away at 95Veteran author Gujarati columnist Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ passes away

On 9th November 2020, Spaniard Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ, a veteran Author and columnist, who was popularly known as Father Valles passed away at the age of 95 in Madrid, Spain. He was born on 4th November 1925 in Logroño, Spain.
About Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ:
i.Father Valles, Jesuit priest, and a mathematician came to India in 1949 and settled in Gujarati.He was a mathematics lecturer.
ii.India honoured him with Indian citizenship.
iii.He wrote a weekly column in the Gujarat Samachar’s Sunday supplement.
Contribution to Mathematics and Gujarati Literature:
i.He translated various mathematical concepts into Gujarati and coined Gujarati terms for them.
ii.He authored 14 books in Gujarati which includes, Sadachar, Vyakti Ghadtar, Lagnasagar, Gandhiji ne Navi Pedhi, Parvotsav, Murli, Atmkathana Tukda and Shabdlok.
iii.He has authored around 78 books, which includes 24 books in English and 42 in Spanish along with his Gujarati books.
Awards:
i.He received numerous awards for his contribution to literature which includes, Kumar Gold Medal and Sachidanand Appreciation Award.
ii.He won the Ranjitram Suvarna Chandrak, the highest award in Gujarati literature in 1978 and became the first non-Indian to receive the honours.
iii.He received the Acharya Kakasaheb Kalelkar Award for Universal Harmony in 1995 and the Ramakrishna Jaidalal Harmony Award in 1997 for promoting harmony.
iv.He received the literary prize for essays from the Gujarat government five times.

Bahrain’s Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, World’s Long-Serving Prime Minister Passed Away at 84Bahrain prime minister has died, royal palace says

On November 11, 2020 Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, Prime Minister(PM) of Bahrain passed away at the age of 84 at Mayo Clinic hospital, United States. He is the World’s Longest Serving PM. He has been serving as PM since 1971. He was born on November 24, 1935 in Jasra, Bahrain.

  • He has played a vital role in the political and economic affairs of Bahrain for over 3 decades.

About Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa:
i.He is the son of Bahrain’s former ruler, Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who ruled from 1942 to 1961.
ii.He was appointed as prime minister by his brother Emir Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, in 1971.
Award:- He received a World Peace Culture Award in the year 2017.
About Bahrain(officially the Kingdom of Bahrain):
Capital- Manama
Currency- Bahraini dinar

BOOKS & AUTHORS

‘Boskiyana’,  A New Hindi Book on Gulzar Published by Radhakrishna Prakashan New book peeks into Gulzar’s life, philosophies

‘Boskiyana’, a new Hindi book on Gulzar, veteran Indian poet-lyricist  has been published by Radhakrishna Prakashan. The book portrays the life of Gulzar through his films, poetry, philosophies, lifestyle, likes and dislikes. The 228-page book is edited and compiled by Yashwant Vyas.

  • ‘Boskiyana’ is the name of the house of Gulzar in Mumbai.

About the Book:
i.The book expresses the personality of Gulzar through detailed conversations and reveals his thoughts and vision of the world.
ii.It is a compilation of some of the most defining interviews and conversations of Gulzar from the last 30 years. Yashwant Vyas took 6 years to compile.
About Gulzar:
i.Gulzar is the professional name of Sampooran Singh Kalra.
ii.Apart from being a lyricist and poet he is also an author, screenwriter,  philosopher, filmmaker and film director.
iii.He primarily writes in Urdu and Punjabi.
iv.His books include Raat Pashmine Ki (Hindi), Paaji Nazmein (Hindi Edition), Raavi Paar and Other Stories among others.
Awards– He has won many awards including 5 National Film Awards,  1 Academy Award for Best Original Song (2008)  2002 Sahitya Akademi Award for Urdu, and Padma Bhushan (2004) among others.
About Yashwant Vyas:
i.Yashwant Vyas is an Indian author, journalist and editor.
ii.He is Group adviser to Amar Ujala Newspaper group and co-founder of Antara Infomedia.
iii.His First novel ‘Chinta Ghar’ was published by Rajkamal.
iv.His books include, Jo Sahmat hain, Sunen!, Comrade Godse ( Hindi & Gujrati) among others.
Awards– He has received many awards including, Sharad Joshi Rashtriya Samman- Given by Madhya Pradesh for his contribution in the field of satire writings.

IMPORTANT DAYS

National Education Day 2020 – November 11National Education Day

i.The National Education Day is annually celebrated in India on 11th November to mark the birth anniversary of Maulana Sayyid Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin Ahmed bin Khairuddin Al-Hussaini Azad (known as Maulana Abul Kalam Azad), the first education minister of Independent India.
ii.The day is observed to spread awareness on the importance of education and literacy.
iii.On 11th September 2008, the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (now Ministry of Education) declared the 11th November as the National Education Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, first Education Minister of India.
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STATE NEWS

Govt of Telangana Launched 2 Mobile Apps:  Palle Pragathi Panchayat Secretary app & Palle Pragathi Inspection Officer app To Monitor Palle Pragathi Telangna-Govt-launches-Mobile-apps

i.On 9th November 2020, the Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Panchayat Raj Minister of Telangana unveiled the two mobile applications, Palle Pragathi Panchayat Secretary app and Palle Pragathi Inspection Officer app.
ii.These applications were launched by the State Government to monitor and improve the Palle Pragathi works, which undertaken by the gram panchayats.
iii.The apps were designed by the State Panchayat Raj department.
About Telangana:
Chief Minister- K. Chandrashekar Rao
Stadiums– Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium; G. M. C. Balayogi Athletic Stadium; Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium
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Odisha Government adds Fish Nutrition to Anganwadi Diet ChatOdisha-government-adds-fish-nutrition-to-anganwadi-diet-chart

On November 10, 2020, Odisha Government with the support of national and international bodies had introduced fish and fish-based products in the Supplementary Nutrition Programme (SNP) for a five-year period. This new program tends to improve health and nutritional status among people belonging to the lower-income group in Odisha.
WCD&MS pact with WorldFish:
i.The Department of Women and Child Development and Mission Shakti (WCD&MS), Odisha signed a pact with WorldFish for a Five-year Technical Collaboration for the pilot scheme.
ii.The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is also supporting the pilot project.
About Odisha:
River – Baitarani River (Ganga of Odisha), Mahanadi, Budhabalanga, and Rushikulya
Port – Paradip Port
About WorldFish:
Headquarters – Penang, Malaysia
Motto – “To Reduce Poverty and Hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture”
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AC GAZE

2nd World Health Expo held in Wuhan, China

The Second World Health Expo is being held in Hubei’s Capital City, Wuhan in China from November 11-14, 2020. The World Health Expo will showcase the Latest Technology in Fitness Sports and the most realistically restored anti-epidemic Scenes.  It will feature 12 different venues for audiences to experience the most frontier health technology.1st World Health Expo was also held in Wuhan,China from April 7 to 10, 2019.

RBI asks Lending Institutions to Implement Waiver of Interest on Interest Scheme 

On October 27, 2020 RBI(Reserve Bank of India) has asked all the lending institutions, including non-banking financial companies, to implement the waiver of interest on interest for loans up to Rs 2 crore for the 6 months moratorium period beginning March 1, 2020. Under the scheme, the lending institutions have been mandated to grant ex-gratia payment to certain categories of borrowers through crediting the difference between simple interest and compound interest for the period between March 1- August 31, 2020.The government has asked the lending institutions to complete crediting the amount in the accounts of borrowers by 5th November.

Hero MotoCorp Signed Distribution Agreement with Harley-Davidson for Indian Market

On 10th November 2020, Hero MotoCorp signed a distribution agreement with Harley-Davidson Motor Company for Indian market, as a part of “The Rewire” a plan to change its business model in India. Under this Hero will sell and service Harley-Davidson motorcycles, parts and accessories for general merchandise through a network of exclusive Harley-Davidson dealerships and MotoCorp will develop and sell a range of premium motorcycles under the Harley-Davidson brand.

In September 2020, Harley-Davidson Motor Co decided to exit India and announced the shutting down of its Manufacturing plant in Bawal, Haryana.
About Harley-Davidson Motor Company:
Chairman and President & CEO– Jochen Zeitz
Headquarters– Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

United States offers F-18 Naval fighter jets for Indian Navy’s requirements

The United States of America (USA) has offered its F-18 Naval Fighter Jets for the Indian Navy’s Requirements of Combat jets for its aircraft carriers. The US Government has offered to provide the naval fighter aircraft under a Government proposal at the meeting between Defence delegations of both countries during 2+2 meetings. The US Government has offered to sell F-18 fighters along with unmanned aircraft Sea Guardian to Indian Navy along with other systems to Indian Armed Forces in recent times.

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S.no Current Affairs 12 November 2020
1 13th Urban Mobility India Conference 2020 held Virtually for 1st Time; Inaugurated by MoS Hardeep Singh Puri
2 Indian Astronomers Collaborate with 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate Andrea Ghez on Thirty Meter Telescope Project
3 GoI Issues Orders to bring Digital News Portals, Online Films, Content Providers under Purview of I&B Ministry
4 India Ranked 196th in BMI Ranking 2019, Netherlands Tops; Published in The Lancet
5 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State 2020 Virtually Chaired by Russia’s Vladimir Putin; 16 Documents Adopted
6 HDFC Bank in Partnership with Visa Launches ‘SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0’, India’s 1st Comprehensive Banking and Payment Solution for Merchants
7 Paytm Launches ‘Payout Links’ for Businesses to Instantly Transfer Money
8 Tata AIA Life Insurance Partners with PayBima to Distribute its Life Insurance Solution through Digital sales
9 Abu Dhabi’s SWF becomes 1st Notified Fund to get 100% IT exemption in India
10 Azim Premji of Wipro Tops Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020, followed by Shiv Nadar & Mukesh Ambani
11 SEBI Setup a 7 Member Expert Group to Review the Share Based Employee Benefits; Chaired by Sandip Bhagat
12 Govt Sets up 21 member Inter-Ministerial Committee Headed by Arun Goel to Strengthen Capital Goods Sector
13 World’s First 6G Satellite Sent Into Orbit by China
14 Overview of 2020 Indian Premier League
15 Veteran Author & Gujarati Columnist Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ Passed Away at 95
16 Bahrain’s Prince Khalifa bin Salman al Khalifa, World’s Long-Serving Prime Minister Passed Away at 84
17 ‘Boskiyana’,  A New Hindi Book on Gulzar Published by Radhakrishna Prakashan
18 National Education Day 2020 – November 11
19 Govt of Telangana Launched 2 Mobile Apps:  Palle Pragathi Panchayat Secretary app & Palle Pragathi Inspection Officer app To Monitor Palle Pragathi
20 Odisha Government adds Fish Nutrition to Anganwadi Diet Chat
21 2nd World Health Expo held in Wuhan, China
22 RBI asks Lending Institutions to Implement Waiver of Interest on Interest Scheme
23 Hero MotoCorp Signed Distribution Agreement with Harley-Davidson for Indian Market
24 United States offers F-18 Naval fighter jets for Indian Navy’s requirements