Sports News

⚫India pacer Deepak Chahar has become the first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in the Twenty20 Internationals during the match against Bangladesh and also produced the best-ever figures in the Twenty20 Internationals i.e. 6 wickets for 7 runs in 3.2 overs.

⚫Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the silver medal in men’s 10m air pistol event to continue India’s surge at the 14th Asian Championship in Doha, Qatar.

⚫Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has won India’s second gold and defending his World Para Athletics Championships title in the men’s F46 javelin throw event in Dubai.

⚫FIFA has banned 3 South American football officials-Former Peru Football Federation Manuel Burga and Argentinian officials Eduardo Deluca and Jose Luis Meiszner, for a lifetime for connection with a 2015 corruption scandal in football.

⚫The 2019 World Kabaddi Cup will take place from December 1 to 9 and will be organised by the Punjab government in Punjab.

Science and Technology

⚫NASA’s “Neutron Star Interior Composition Explorer” telescope on the International Space Station has detected a massive thermonuclear explosion coming from outer space, caused by a massive thermonuclear flash on the surface of a pulsar.

⚫ NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has launched its 1st all-electric experimental aircraft named the X-57 “Maxwell” to be operational by late 2020.

⚫National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has renamed a distant space rock Ultima Thule, to Arrokoth or “sky”. Arrokoth is the name of the Native American Powhatan language following a significant backlash over the old name’s Nazi connotations.

Important Days

⚫World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated every year on 10 November. The theme for 2019 is “Open science, leaving no one behind”.

⚫The National Education Day is celebrated on 11 November on the birth anniversary of Independent India’s first Education Minister, freedom fighter, scholar and eminent educationist Maulana Abul Kalam Azad who was a freedom fighter, scholar and the first Education Minister of independent India.

⚫Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated on 12 November every year to commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.

⚫ November 13 is celebrated as the World Kindness Day to highlight good deeds in the community focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness which binds us. The theme of 2019 is empathy, encouraging people across the globe to better understand “the pains of others” and touch their lives “positively”.

⚫ World Pneumonia Day is marked every year on November 12. The year 2019 marked the 10th anniversary of World Pneumonia Day to fight against pneumonia. The theme for the year 2019 is “Healthy lungs for all”.

⚫ The World Diabetes Day (WDD) was observed globally on 14 November with the theme “Family and Diabetes”. The day is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in
1922.

⚫On 14th November, Children’s Day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of our first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru.

⚫India celebrates “National Press Day” on 16th November every year.

⚫The United Nations observes “International Day for Tolerance” on 16th November every year.

Obituaries

⚫Padma Shri-awardee Dhrupad vocalist Ramakant Gundecha passed away.

⚫Former chief election commissioner TN Seshan passed away.

⚫Renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh passed away. He was born in 1942 in Basantpur village of the Bhojpur district in Bihar.

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