1.Today (11th November) is National Education Day.
This day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
- India pipped US to become 2nd largest smartphone market behind China
3.Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today inaugurated the Indian Armed Forces Memorial in France, as a tribute to Indian soldiers during World War I.
4.25th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise “SIMBEX” began today off Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.
5.24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) began at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata
6.Indian educational program Super 30 founder Anand Kumar today honoured with prestigious Global education award 2018 in Dubai.
7.Renowned French scholar Jawahar Lal Sarin was presented with France’s highest civilian honour Chevalier de la Lgion d’Honneur.
- Indian, Chinese troops held high level meeting in Arunachal, vow to boost ties
9.Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) signed agreement with US-based Research Institute for Fragrant Materials (RIFM) for improving the quality of fragrant oils
10.Justice Pranoy Kumar Musahary, who retired as a judge of the Gauhati High Court, was sworn in as the Chairperson of Meghalaya’s 1st Lokayukta
11.Former IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre Ashok Kumar Gupta has been appointed as Chairperson of Competition Commission of India (CCI).
- Indian journalist Swati Chaturvedi wins 2018 London Press Freedom Award for Courage in UK
13.NBCC inks pact with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to buy out HSCC
NBCC – National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited
Hospital Services Consultancy Corporation
14.Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio launched GPS mapping of govt schools
15.Bangalore ranked India’s most congested city, Pune Ranked 7th : NBER
16.Palau became the First Country in the World to ban Reef-Killing Sunscreen
17.Jawahar Lal Sarin conferred with France’s highest civilian honour
- Ashok Kumar Gupta appointed as the chairman of Competition Commission of India