Latest Current Affairs 12th November 2018
PM launches landmark projects in Varanasi: In a big development push in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a slew of projects and laid the foundation stones for many more projects. He took a swipe at previous governments for not taking such initiatives decades ago. In a veiled attack on previous governments he described the day as a historic one. He asserted that for the BJP development of the country and its people is paramount, unlike the Congress party which puts vote bank politics above all else.
PM Modi addresses rally in Bilaspur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday attacked the Congress, targeting its president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia, saying the party’s “politics begins and ends with one family”.
Filing of nominations in Rajasthan and Telangana: Filing of nominations for Rajasthan and Telangana Assembly elections begins today with the issuance of notification.
PM dedicates to nation three major infrastructure projects in Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation two important national highways and an inland waterways terminal on river Ganga at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
Sri Lankan SC adjourns hearing till tomorrow on petitions against dissolution of Parliament: Sri Lankan Supreme Court has adjourned its hearing till Tuesday on several petitions against the dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena.
California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims: The number of dead in a wildfire raging in California rose to 29 on Sunday, matching the deadliest in the state’s history as recovery teams found six more bodies in the grim search through the wreckage.
Exchange of fire during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: Israel’s army said an exchange of fire erupted Monday during an operation in the Gaza Strip, while Palestinian officials reported six people killed, including a local commander of Hamas’s armed wing.
Dharmendra Pradhan meets Saudi Energy Minister; discusses global oil market: On the sidelines of ADIPEC 2018, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday had a crucial meeting with the Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih and discussed the prevailing global oil market
Largest apparel manufacturing unit of Meghalaya becomes operational: Meghalaya’s largest apparel manufacturing unit near Ampati has started production after remaining idle for nearly two years.