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.
- Latest Current Affairs of 29 October 2018
India, Japan sign six agreements: India and Japan have signed six agreements and made two key announcements on defense and development projects, following the 13th Annual Bilateral Summit led by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Monday.
India, Qatar decide to establish a joint commission to strengthen relations: India and Qatar on Monday decided to establish a joint commission to strengthen their relations in various fields with a view to furthering the common interest of the people of the two countries.
SC hears pleas challenging Allahabad HC verdict in Ayodhya land dispute case: Supreme Court has said that it will hear the Ayodhya land dispute matter in the 1st week of January next year to decide bench & date of further hearing.
President Kovind addresses the 1st convocation of Dr. RPG Medical College: President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the first convocation of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College in Himachal Pradesh.
PM Modi interacts with top business leaders in Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the business community in Japan as well as some venture capitalists.
Sri Lanka: New cabinet sworn in as Rajapaksa assumes charge as new Prime Minister: In Sri Lanka, a new cabinet was sworn in on Monday to the government of newly appointed Prime minister Mahinda Rajapakse even as there is growing pressure on President Maithripala Sirisena to convene an early session of Parliament.