🔘 YS Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh government has renamed ‘Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Pratibha Puraskars’ to ‘YSR Vidya Puraskars’.
🔘 The first-ever containerised cargo movement via Indo-Bangladesh protocol route and Brahmaputra river will start from West Bengal’s Haldia.
🔘 Shri PS Sreedharan Pillai took over as the Governor of Mizoram. Chief Justice of Guwahati High Court Ajay Lamba administered him the oath of office at Raj Bhavan in Aizawl.
🔘 The world’s largest fertilizer cooperative Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) introduced India’s 1st nanotechnology-based product range by introducing Nano Nitrogen, Nano Zinc, Nano Copper for on-field trials at an event held at its Kalol unit in Gujarat.
🔘 S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) is one of the five Indian B-schools to be ranked in the top 200 in the QS Global MBA Rankings.
🔘 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled two new IT Initiatives – ICEDASH and ATITHI for improved monitoring and pace of customs clearance of imported goods and facilitating arriving international passengers.
🔘 According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Guyana’s GDP is expected to be more at 86% in 2020 after expanding 4.4% in 2019.
🔘 The World Health Organisation (WHO) would identify ‘online shopping’ as an addictive disorder by 2024. The decision came after the research firm Gartner revealed that millions of people overuse or misuse digital commerce and then encounter financial stress.
🔘 The Punjab Chief Minister(CM) Amarinder Singh has launched a first of its kind job helpline number 76260-76260 for the unemployed youth of the state under ‘Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ programme.
🔘 A group of students successfully created a new Guinness World Record for the largest astrophysics lesson and assembly of spectroscopes at the Science City in Kolkata. The record was created during the first day of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019, which saw the participation of over 1,598 students.
🔘 India’s first ‘Standing Wheelchair’ has been built by IIT Madras. This wheelchair is named ‘Arise’ which enables a disabled person to stand up.
🔘 The National Green Tribunal has recommended the central government to pay stipend or compensation to the daily-wage labourers after the Supreme Court mandated a ban on all construction activities in Delhi to combat the issue to severe air pollution levels.
🔘 U.S. based-Indian author Madhuri Vijay’s debut novel, “The Far Field” bagged this year’s JCB prize for Literature, the most expensive Indian award for writing.
🔘 China launched Sudan’s first-ever satellite, ‘SRSS-1’ on November 3, 2019. SRSS-1 is a remote-sensing satellite, which has been launched to conduct research in economic, military and space technology.
🔘 A private sector lender, IndusInd Bank has appointed its consumer banking head Suman Kathpalia, as its new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
🔘 A documentary on Real Kashmir Football Club has bagged the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) and Scotland Awards at a glittering ceremony in Glasgow, Scotland.
🔘 Senior IPS officer Aditya Mishra was appointed as the chairman of the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI). He is a 1989 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.
🔘 Deepak Kumar secured India’s 10th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting after winning the men’s 10m air rifle bronze medal at the 14th Asian Championships.