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Daily Current Affairs 11th 12th November 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 11th 12th November 2020. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 11th 12th November 2020. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 11th 12th November 2020 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Digital news, OTT under I&B Ministry

  • The Government of India has brought films, audio-visuals, news and current affairs content on online platforms– under the domain of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  • Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Information and Broadcasting

International News

1. World Book Capital 2022

  • Guadalajara of Mexico was named World Book Capital for the year 2022 by Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO.
  • UNESCO: Headquarters: Paris, France || Head: Audrey Azoulay || Founded: 16 November 1945

2. SCO Council of Heads of State Summit

  • The 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State has been concluded and was chaired by the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Indian delegation.

3. World’s first 6G Experiment Satellite

  • China has launched world’s first 6G experiment satellite.
  • China: Capital: Beijing || China Currency: Renminbi || China President: Xi Jinping.

Book Launch

1. Book ‘Thavaasmi: Life and Skills through the lens of Ramayana’

  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu has launched the book ‘Thavaasmi: Life and Skills through the lens of Ramayana’.
  • The book is authored by Rallabandi Srirama Chakradhar and co-author by Amara Sarada Deepthi.
  • The book tells the story of Ramayana as a dialogue between a father and daughter.

Important Days

1. National Education Day

  • National Education Day is celebrated on 11 November every year.
  • Aim: To commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India.

Obituaries

1. Ken Spears passes away

  • ‘Scooby-Doo’ Co-creator Ken Spears has passed away.
  • Charles Kenneth Spears was an American television writer, producer and sound editor. With Joe Ruby, he co-founded television animation production company Ruby-Spears Productions. Earlier in their partnership, the two men created the Scooby-Doo franchise for Hanna-Barbera.

Award, Rankings and Indexes

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1. Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Ruskin Bond was conferred with Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Ruskin Bond is an Indian author of British descent. He lives with his adopted family in Landour, Mussoorie, India. The Indian Council for Child Education has recognised his role in the growth of children’s literature in India.

2. Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020

  • The founder of Wipro, Azim Premji has topped the Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020.
  • Azim Premji made the highest contribution of Rs 7,904 crore between April 2019 and March 2020 towards philanthropic causes.

Sports News

1. FC Goa with RB Leipzig

  • Indian Super League (ISL) outfit FC Goa have entered into a new partnership with Red Bull Leipzig of Germany.
  • The Indian Super League is a professional football league which represents the sport’s highest level in India. The league comprises 11 teams with each season generally running from November to March. During the league stage of the competition, each club will play 20 games against the others in a round-robin style.

2. IPL 2020

  • Winner: Mumbai Indians
  • Runner-up: Delhi Capitals
  • Orange Cap: KL Rahul
  • Purple Cap: Kagiso Rabada
  • Emerging Player of the season: Devdutt Padikkal
  • Rajasthan Royals pacer Jofra Archer emerges as the Most Valuable Player.

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