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Top Current Affairs 29 November 2018 for Government exams

Introduction: This post deals with the top current affairs of 29th November 2018, These are fully analyzed and every single detail is provided with the exam point of view, All you need to do is go through it and try to read between the lines so that you can come out with your own opinion.

Top Current Affairs 29 November 2018 for Government exams


International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
·         International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed on 29th Nov. every year to mark the anniversary of Resolution 181.
·         It is a UN-organized observance.

Konkan 2018 Exercise begins at Goa
·         The Konkan Exercise which is a bilateral exercise of India and U.K begins at Goa.
·         The series exercise has commenced from 2004 and the 2018 exercise begins from 28th Nov. to 6th Dec. in Goa.

ISRO’s PSLV-C43 successfully launched HysIS & 30 other Satellites
·         The ISRO’S workhorse PSLV-C43 has successfully launched HysIS (Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite and 30 other customer satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre AT Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
·         The HysIS is an earth observation satellite developed by ISRO which will provide hyperspectral imaging for advanced earth observation which will be an added advantage in watching over from space varied sectors like defense, agriculture and mineral exploration.
·         ISRO’s chairman is K.Shivan.

Magnus Carlsen has won the Chess World Championship
·         Norweign grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has won the Chess World Championship by defeating American challenger Fabiano Caruana.
·         It is the third time Carlsen has won the Championship.
·         In 2013 he won the title by defeating Vishwanathan Anand of India.
·         Caruana would have become the second  American to win the title, after Bobby Fischer in 1972.

ADB to provide USD 75 mn to Karnataka
·         Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 75mn loan for water supply in four coastal towns of Karnataka.
·         The ADB is a regional development bank. It is established on 19 December 1966.
·         Its headquarter is in the Ortigas Centre located in the Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.
·         There are total 67 member countries and the main purpose of the bank is economic development of these countries.

Mohammed Aziz, a well-known singer died
Mohammed Aziz, well-known singer in Bollywood, Bengali & Odia has died on 27th Nov.
His age was 64.

UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim Resigns
The UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim resigns from his post amid the allegations for making huge travel expenses.

Gujarat Govt. launched a project to conserve Gir lions
·        Gujarat Govt. has launched Rs. 351 crore project to conserve Gir lions from CDV disease.
·        CDV is Canine Distemper Virus, which is a viral disease and affects a wide variety of animals including large cats, domestic & wild dogs etc.

National Festival for Children of Child Care Institutes- HAUSLA 2018
The Ministry of Women & Child Development has organized National Festival for Children of Child Care Institutes- HAUSLA 2018 in the presence of the Minister of Women & Child Development, Maneka Gandhi and very prominent Indian personality and boxer, Mary Kom.

General Conference on Weights & Measures
·         The 26th meeting of  General Conference on Weights & Measures was held at Palais des Congres, Versailles, France.
·         It is the highest international body of the world for accurate & precise measurements.
·         In the meeting it was decided to redefine the 130-year-old “Le grand K- the SI unit of kg” in terms of the fundamental “Planck’s Constant (h)”.

·         This new definition will come into force from May 20, 2019.

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