Current Affairs - November, 2019

25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Every year 25 November is observed as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The official Theme for 2019 it is “Orage the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape“. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women Objective:  To raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject Read More…

Bill to merge UTs Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

The Government of India has planned to merge the Union Territories Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. The bill regarding the merging of the territories is to be tabled in Lok Sabha on November 29, 2019. Highlights The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill 2019 is Read More…

National Tribal Craft Mela- 2019 being held in Bhubaneswar

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 8th National Tribal Craft Mela at State Tribal Museum Complex in Bhubaneswar. The seven-day long event will be opened for public from 2.00 PM to 8.00 PM every day from 23 to 29 November. As a part of Odisha Government’s ‘5Ts’ initiative, (which is aimed at achieving Read More…

Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra CM: SC’s concept of fast Floor Tests

On November 23, 2019, Mr Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The governor has given him time till November 30, 2019 to prove his majority. This contradicts Supreme Court’s orders that were passed in last two decades. The Supreme Court in its previous judgements have pronounced that floor tests should follow Read More…

Etawah Lion Safari inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

The Etawah Lion Safari, formally known as Etawah Safari Park was thrown open for public in Uttar Pradesh on 24 November 2019 without the lion segment. It is a drive-through safari park located in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh and is one of the biggest safari parks in Asia with an area of 350 hectares (860 acres). Read More…