Daily Current Affairs 3 November 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 3 November 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 3 November 2019. 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 3 November 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. First State to enact law on contract farming

  • Tamil Nadu has become first State to set a policy framework and institutional mechanism on agricultural produce and livestock contract farming.
  • President Kovind has approved the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2019 for the same.

2. ‘Drink from Tap Mission’

  • Odisha has drafted a Letter of Understanding with UNICEF on ‘Drink from Tap Mission’.
  • Aim: To provide piped quality drinking water supply to each household on a 24-hour basis.

3. International Film Festival of India

  • The 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa.
  • The International Film Festival of India, founded in 1952, is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia.
  • Actor Rajinikanth will be honoured with the Icon of Golden Jubilee award at 50th International Film Festival of India.
  • French actress Isabelle Huppert will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the festival.

4. Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet 2019

  • The Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet 2019 will be held in Dharmshala, Himachal Pradesh.
  • Actress Yami Gautam has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Global Investors’ Meet 2019.

International News

1. Lebanese Prime Minister resigns

  • Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced his resignation.
  • Lebanon, officially known as the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia.
  • Lebanon: Capital: Beirut || Currency: Lebanese pound

2. Cardiff International Film Festival

  • Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui was awarded the Golden Dragon at the Cardiff International Film Festival.
  • Cardiff International Film Festival takes place at the iconic Pierheadbuidling in the heart of Cardiff Bay.

3. High commissioner of India to Independent State of Samoa

  • Muktesh Kumar Pardeshi has been accredited as the next high commissioner of India to Independent State of Samoa.
  • Samoa is an country comprising the westernmost group of the Samoan Islands, in Polynesia.
  • Capital: Apia || Continent: Oceania

4. Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019

  • Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected for the Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019.
  • Sudarsan Pattnaik is an Indian sand artist from Odisha. He was awarded the Padma Shri by Government of India in 2014.

Business News

1. Highest-paid Dead Celebrity by Forbes

  • Michael Jackson has been named the highest-paid Dead Celebrity for 7th consecutive year by Forbes.
  • Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the “King of Pop”, he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest entertainers.

2. Programmer Guido van Rossum retires

  • Creator of Computer Programming Language Python Guido van Rossum has retired from Dropbox.
  • Guido van Rossum is a Dutch programmer best known as the author of the Python programming language, for which he was the “Benevolent dictator for life” until he stepped down from the position in July 2018. He is currently a member of the Python Steering Council.

3. Sharjah International Book Fair

  • The 38th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 was inaugurated by Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, UAE.
  • Theme: ‘Open Books Open Minds’.
  • Sharjah is the third largest and third most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.

4. Global Microscope Report on Financial Inclusion 2019

  • India has been ranked 5th in 2019 Global Microscope Report on Financial Inclusion.
  • Global Microscope Report on Financial Inclusion 2019 is compiled by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
  • Colombia has topped the ranking.
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit is a British business within the Economist Group providing forecasting and advisory services through research and analysis, such as monthly country reports, five-year country economic forecasts, country risk service reports, and industry reports.
  • Headquarters location: London, United Kingdom || Parent organization: Economist Group || Founded: 1946

Sports News

1. Para-athlete Subedar Anandan Gunasekaran

  • Subedar Anandan Gunasekaran had won 3 Gold Medals in the recently concluded 7th Military World Games in Wuhan, China.
  • He had won Gold in 100 meters, 200 meter and 400 meter race as a para-athlete.

2. FIFA Club World Cup

  • The FIFA Club World Cup is an international men’s association football competition organised by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, the sport’s global governing body.
  • The tournament officially assigns the world title. The competition was first contested in 2000 as the FIFA Club World Championship.
  • The FIFA Club World Cup 2019 will be held in Qatar.

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