Current Affairs » November 2020 » International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women Is Observed On 25th November
→ Airports Authority of India (AAI) is observing the Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020 from 23 November to 27 November 2020.
→ Elon Musk passed Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person.
→ Four Indian-Americans are among the 32 students chosen from the US as Rhodes Scholars virtually for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
→ Govt has extended the period for submission of Life Certificate by Central Government pensioners till 28 Feb 2021.
→ Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated a mobile COVID-19 RT-PCR Lab at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in New Delhi on Nov 23, 2020.
→ In Tennis, Daniil Medvedev (Russia) beat Dominic Thiem (Austria) to win the 2020 ATP Tour Finals, held in London.
→ India will host the Summit of the G20 Group in 2023.
→ Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala presented Doctor of Science honorary doctorate upon ISRO Chairman K Sivan.
→ Netflix’s India Original series “Delhi Crime”, helmed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, has bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards.
→ President Ram Nath Kovind boarded the Air India One-B777 aircraft on 24 Nov 2020 for its inaugural flight to Chennai.
→ The 2020 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
→ The 27th edition of India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20 has been organised from 23 to 25 November 2020 in the Andaman Sea.
→ The 59th National Pharmacy Week (NPW) was celebrated throughout the country from November 16-22, 2020.
→ The 5th India International Cherry Blossom Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
→ The India Meteorological Department forecasts that the potential cyclone NIVAR is likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Karaikal and Mahabalipuram on 25 Nov 2020.
→ The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has banned the Manta Urban Cooperative Bank in Jalna district of Maharashtra for six months for payment of money and loan transactions.
→ The United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is celebrated worldwide on November 25.
→ Three-time Assam Chief Minister from Congress party Tarun Gogoi passed away.
→ Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched the UMANG mobile app International version in coordination with Ministry of External Affairs for select countries that include USA, UK, Canada, Australia, UAE, Netherlands, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand.
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