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Current Affairs of November 2022

The bilateral naval exercise conducted by India and Oman off the coast of Oman from 19 to 24 November 22 was namedNaseem Al-Bahr 2022
The journalist from Cameroon and founder and president of two NGOs: Afrogiveness Movement (#Afrogiveness) and Positive Youths Africa (PYA), who has been awarded the 2022 UNESCO-Madanjeet Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-ViolenceMs. Franca Ma-ih Sulem Yong
The Urdu writer who has been awarded the 2022 JCB Prize for Literature for his book The Paradise of FoodKhalid Jawed
The Tibetan spiritual leader who has been awarded the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 by the Gandhi Mandela Foundation H.H. Dalai Lama
The word meaning home run in baseball, which has been chosen to the Word of the Year by Cambridge DictionaryHomer
The former IAS Officer who has been appointed as the new Governor of West Bengal with effect from 18 Nov 2022 Shri C.V. Ananda Bose
November 18 has been designated by the United Nations General Assembly as World Day for thePrevention of and Healing from Child Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Violence
The 26th edition multinational maritime exercise held from 08 to 15 Nov off the coast of Japan (with participation of US, India and Australia) was named Malabar 22
The venue of 17th G20 Summit held from 15 - 16 Nov 2022 with the theme Recover Together, Recover StrongerBali, Indonesia
The actor, director, producer, Padma Bhushan recipient known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, who passed away on 15 Nov 2022Krishna
The third edition of the ‘Pan-India’ Coastal Defence Exercise conducted on 15-16 Nov 22 was namedExercise Sea Vigil-22
The team which has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy 2022-23 defeating Himachal Pradesh in the finals in KolkataMumbai
The Indian cricketer who has become the first batsman in the world to score 4000 runs in T20 internationals, feat achied against England in T20 World CupVirat Kohli
The city in which the 19th ASEAN-India Summit was held, with the Vice President Shri Jagdeep Dhankar leading the Indian delegationPhnom Penh, Cambodia
The place in Faridabad where India’s first national repository for life science data-‘Indian Biological Data Center’ (IBDC) was dedicated to the nation by Union Minister Jitendra SinghFaridabad
The 50th Chief Justice of India who assumed office from 09 November 2022Dr. Justice DY Chandrachud
The three former cricketers who has been inducted into the ICC Hall of FameShivranarain Chanderpaul, Charlotte Edwards and Abdul Qadir
The renowned author and film director who has been chosen to be awarded the first ever Kerala Jyothi award by the state governmentM.T. Vasudevan Nair
The word describing the feeling of living through a period of war, inflation, and political instability, which has been chosen as Collins Dictionary's word of the yearPermacrisis
The venue of the 3rd National Tribal Dance Festival held from 01 to 03 November 2022Raipur, Chhattisgarh
The former US Senator who has been conferred Friends of Liberation War Honour by Bangladesh for his great contribution to Bangladesh's Liberation WarEdward M Kennedy Sr
The former Director of Tata Steel, Padma Bhushan recepient, also known as Steel Man of India, who passed away on 31 Oct 2022Jamshed J. Irani
The indigenously-developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) which was inducted into the Indian Air Force by the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at Jodhpur is namedPrachand
The protected area in Uttar Pradesh which has been listed as India's 53 Tiger reserve and U.P.'s 4th tiger reserveRanipur tiger reserve
The late Kannada film star who has been conferred the Karnataka Ratna award by the Govt of KarnatakaPuneeth Rajkumar
The greenfield airport at Hollongi, Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) has been approved by the Union Cabinet to be named asDonyi Polo Airport
The theme of 7th India Water Week observed from 01 to 05 November 2022Water Security For Sustainable Development and Equity

Ms. Ela Ramesh Bhatt

Activist, Gandhian and founder of SEWA

Born: 7 September 1933

Founded Self-Employed Women's Association of India in 1972

Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1977

Right Livelihood Award in 1984

Padma Bhushan in 1986

Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development in 2011


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Important Days of November

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists: 02 November

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

Theme: Protecting Media to Protect Democracy

First Observed in: 2015

World Tsunami Awareness Day: 05 November

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 2016

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict: 06 November

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 2001

World Science Day for Peace and Development: 10 November

Designated by : UNESCO

Theme: Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development

First Observed in: 2001

World Pneumonia Day: 12 November

Designated by : WHO

First Observed in: 2009

World Diabetes Day: 14 November

Designated by : International Diabetes Federation

Theme: Education to protect tomorrow

First Observed in: 1991 by IDF, adopted by UN in 2006

International Day for Tolerance: 16 November

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First observed in : 1995

World Philosophy Day: (3rd Thursday of Nov) 17 November

Designated by : UNESCO

First Observed in: 2002

Theme: The Human of the Future

<-h4 style="color:#CC0000">World Toilet Day: 19 November

Designated by : World Toilet Organisation

Theme: Making the Invisible Visible

First Observed in: 2001 by World Toilet Organisation and accepted by UN in 2013

World Childrens' Day: 20 November

Designated by : UN General Assembly

Theme: Inclusion, for every child

Day established in: 1954

World Television Day: 21 November

Designated by : UN General Assembly

Day established in: 1997

World Fisheries Day: 21 November

Designated by : World Fisheries Forum

First Observed in: 1997


Climate Change Performance Index 2023

Released by: NewClimate Institute for Climate Policy and Global Sustainability

The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is assessed in four categories: GHG Emissions, Renewable Energy, Energy Use and Climate Policy to compare the climate performance of countries.

#Country#Country
1.Vacant50.Japan
2.Vacant51.China
3.Vacant52.USA
4.Denmark58.Canada
5.Sweden59.Russia
6.Chile61.Kazakhstan
7.Morocco62.Saudi Arabia
8.India63.Iran

Network Readiness Index 2011

Released by: Portulans Institute, Washington DC

#Country#Country
1.USA23.China
2.Singapore61.India
3.Sweden81.Sri Lanka
4.The Netherlands88.Bangladesh
5.Switzerland89.Pakistan

Launch of Vikram-S rocket

Developed by Skyroot Aerospace, Hyderabad

Category: Small lift launch vehicle

Launch date: 18.11.2022

Launched from: Sriharikota

Type of rocket: Suborbital

Payloads were carried for Space Kidz, BazoomQ and N-Space Tech

Skyroot Aerospace is the first Indian private company to develop rockets.

The mission was titled Prarambh.


2022 Uttarakhand Gaurav Samman

  1. General Bipin Rawat (Retd)
  2. Shri Ajit Doval
  3. Shri Prasoon Joshi
  4. Shri Girish Chandra Tiwari
  5. Late Shri Viren Dangwal


ICC Men's T20 World Cup

Hosts: Australia

From 16 October to 13 November 2022

Number of teams: 16 (Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Ireland, UAE, Netherlands and Zimbabwe

Winners: England

Runners-up: Pakistan

Player of the series: Sam Curran (England)

Most runs: Virat Kohli (296 runs)

Most wickets: Wanindu Hasaranga (15 wickets)

Final match venue: Melbourne

Player of the final match: Sam Curran

Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to score 4000 runs in T20Is