Current Affairs – November, 2018

Current Affairs – November, 2018

Awards

  • The Indian businessman and founder of Wipro who has been conferred the highest French civilian distinction Chevalier de la Legion d’ Honneur for his contribution to information technology industry in India – Aziz Premji
  • The veteran journalist and Chairman of Hindu group of publications who has been chosen for the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award 2018 by the Press Council of India – N Ram
  • The environmental NGO founded by Anil Kumar Agarwal which has been awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2018 – Centre for Science and Environment
  • The Indian author who has been awarded the Press Freedom Award for her courage in writing the book “I am a Troll; Inside the Secret World of Bharatiya Janata Party’s Digital Army” – Swati Chaturvedi

Defence

  • The bilateral naval exercise by Indian and Royal Navy (UK) being conducted near Goa from 28 Nov to 06 Dec 2018 – Konkan 2018
  • The Indo-US Joint Military Exercise being conducted at Mahajan Field Firing Range in Rajasthan is named – Vajra Prahar
  • The Indian Army officer, known for his heroic leadership in the famous Battle of Longewala during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 who passed away on 17 November 2018 – Brig Kuldip Singh Chandpuri
  • The place in Uttar Pradesh where the joint military exercise between Indian and Russia EXERCISE INDRA 2018 on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations (UN) will be conducted from 18 November 2018 – Babina
  • The India-Indonesia Navy bilateral exercise scheduled to be held from 12 to 18 Nov 2018 at the Surabaya port in Indonesia is named – Samudra Shakti
  • The 25th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise scheduled from 10th to 21st November 2018 off Andaman Sea and Bay of
    Bengal – SIMBEX-2018
  • The new and 12th Chief of Integrated Defence Staff who took charge on 01 Nov 2018 – Lt Gen PS Rajeshwar
  • The joint military exercise between Indian and Japanese armies which commenced at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengete, Mizoram, India on 01 November 2018 is named – Dharma Guardian – 2018

 

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