10th November 2020 Current Affairs


Here is the every day GK replace of tenth November 2020 protecting the next information headlines: Uttarakhand, Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival, Commission for Air Quality Management, Indian Oil Corp, RBI.

Daily GK updates are integrated with the vital information that made the present affairs headlines for banking or different aggressive exams. Daily GK Update is the whole bag of the vital information that held all day lengthy. One ought to have full information concerning the banking phrases, present affairs information, and so forth. 

State News

1. Country’s longest motorable single-lane bridge inaugurated in Uttarakhand

  • India’s longest single-lane motorable suspension bridge has been inaugurated in Tehri-Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. The Dobra-Chanti Jhula (suspension) bridge, was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to mark the twentieth basis day of the state on ninth November 2020.
  • The bridge is 725-metre lengthy and has been in-built 14 years over the Tehri lake with a value of Rs. 2.95 crore. It will minimize journey time between Tehri and Pratapnagar from 5 to 1.5 hours.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat.
  • Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya.

2. Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival to be celebrated nearly

  • Nagaland govt decides to have a good time Hornbill Festival nearly this yr, amid the surge in COVID-19 circumstances within the nation. This pageant can also be known as the Festival of Festivals.
  • It is held yearly from December 1 to 10, showcases the tradition, heritage, meals and customs of Naga tribes.
  • 16 tribes come collectively to have a good time their traditions with dance performances. Tourists from throughout the globe attend the 10-day gala.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio; Governor of Nagaland: R. N. Ravi.


3. Former chief secretary MM Kutty to be chairperson of CAQM

  • Former Chief Secretary of Delhi, M.M. Kutty was appointed because the chairperson of Commission for Air Quality Management(CAQM) in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas.
  • The CAQM was fashioned on October 28 after dissolving a number of pollution-monitoring our bodies, together with most prominently the 22-year-old, Environment Pollution Prevention & Control Authority (EPCA) that has up to now addressed air air pollution within the Delhi NCR. This physique will carry out the job of coordinating actions between the State.
  • The Centre has notified the Commission for Air Quality Management for the National Capital Region (NCR) days after it issued an ordinance on October 29 to arrange the brand new company with sweeping powers to watch and act in opposition to sources of air air pollution throughout 5 north Indian states.
  • The ordinance empowers the company to make guidelines, set emission requirements, and slap fines of as much as Rs 1 crore or imprison violators for as much as 5 years.
  • In train of its powers beneath the ordinance, a range panel beneath Union atmosphere minister Prakash Javadekar’s chairmanship chosen Kutty.
  • The panel that additionally contains Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Nitin Gadkari, Harsh Vardhan; and cupboard secretary Rajiv Gauba has named Arvind Kumar Nautiyal, joint secretary, because the Commission’s full-time member.

4. Indian Oil Corp director A K Singh to go Petronet LNG

  • Indian Oil Corp (IOC) director-pipelines Akshay Kumar Singh would be the new managing director and chief govt of the nation’s largest gasoline importer, Petronet LNG Ltd.
  • He will change Prabhat Singh who accomplished his 5-year time period.
  • Petronet is a three way partnership of IOC, GAIL, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and BPCL.
  • The 4 state-owned corporations maintain 12.5 per cent stake every within the firm whose chairman is the Oil Secretary.
  • Petronet operates liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) import terminal at Dahej in Gujarat and Kochi in Kerala.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • IOC Chairperson: Shrikant Madhav Vaidya.
  • IOC Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • IOC Founded: 30 June 1959.

Banking News

5. RBI to guage influence of ‘RBI Kehta Hai’ marketing campaign

  • The Reserve Bank of India will consider the influence of multi-media public consciousness marketing campaign ‘RBI Kehta Hai’, which was launched in 14 languages to coach the general public about protected banking and monetary practices.
  • As a part of the marketing campaign, messages have been launched on fundamental financial savings financial institution deposit accounts, buyer legal responsibility in unauthorised digital banking transactions, protected digital banking practices, banking amenities for senior residents, banking ombudsman scheme, and cybersecurity, amongst others.
  • ‘RBI Kehta Hai’ was the primary even 360-degree marketing campaign initiated by the central financial institution utilizing all mass media, together with media resembling tv, radio, newspapers, hoardings, internet banners, gifs, social media and SMS.
  • In order to guage the influence of the general public consciousness marketing campaign, the RBI has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from eligible corporations and different entities which have efficiently accomplished at the least 5 comparable initiatives.
  • The RBI had launched the multi-media marketing campaign with a view to creating consciousness amongst widespread man about good practices, rules and initiatives in banking and monetary sector.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams: 

  • Governor of RBI: Shaktikanta Das.
  • Deputy Governors of RBI: BP Kanungo, MK Jain, MD Patra and Rajeshwar Rao.
  • Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Summits and Conferences

6. Hardeep S. Puri inaugurates thirteenth Urban Mobility India Conference 2020

  • The thirteenth Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. It was inaugurated by Hardeep S. Puri, Minister of State (IC) Housing and Urban Affairs.
  • The day-long convention was held by way of Video Conference on the theme “Emerging Trends in Urban Mobility”.
  • The convention targeted on progressive measures taken on the nationwide and worldwide stage to deal with the challenges posed by Covid-19 pandemic to offer accessible and handy transport to the individuals.
  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs had issued the National Urban Transport Policy, 2006 (NUTP) to make sure protected, reasonably priced, fast, comfy, dependable and sustainable entry for the rising variety of metropolis residents to jobs, training, recreation and such different wants inside our cities.
  • As a part of the NUTP, the Ministry has been organizing the annual worldwide Conference-cum-Exhibition on Urban Mobility India popularly often known as UMI.
  • The main goal of the convention is to disseminate data to the cities, whose officers attend the convention to assist them hold up-to-date with the most recent and finest city transport practices globally.


7. Malayalam creator S Hareesh wins the JCB Prize for Literature

  • Malayalam creator, S Hareesh has received the JCB Prize for Literature 2020 for his novel Moustache.
  • It has been translated into English by Jayasree Kalathil & printed by HarperCollins India.
  • The JCB Prize for Literature is thought to be the richest literary prize in India. As per the norm, the Malayalam creator will obtain a Rs 25 lakh money prize and the translator will obtain an extra Rs 10 lakh.

Books and Authors

8. Anupam Kher’s new guide titled ‘Your Best Day Is Today!’

  • Actor Anupam Kher’s newest guide is titled “Your Best Day Is Today!”. He had introduced the guide, during which he experiences in the course of the coronavirus-induced countrywide lockdown.
  • Through this guide, Kher will recount his experiences in the course of the lockdown, a number of ups and downs, together with the time when his mom Dulari and brother Raju Kher had contracted the virus.
  • His earlier books are his biography Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly & The Best Thing About You is You. He can also be a recipient of two National Film Awards.

Important Days

9. World Science Day for Peace and Development: 10 November

  • World Science Day for Peace and Development is widely known every year on November 10 yearly.
  • This day is widely known to focus on the vital position that science play in society and the necessity to interact the broader public in debates on rising scientific points.
  • This yr World Science Day for Peace and Development theme is “Science for and with Society”.
  • This yr, at a time when the world is fighting the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the main focus of World Science Day is on “Science for and with Society in dealing with the global pandemic.”

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Director-General of UNESCO: Audrey Azoulay.
  • UNESCO formation: 4 November 1946.
  • UNESCO headquarters: Paris, France.


10. Assam: Tezpur Litchi will get GI tag

  • The Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has introduced that Assam’s Tezpur Litchi has been given the geographical indication (GI) tag, although the litchis title within the GI tag checklist is there since 2015.
  • The software for GI tagging was made on twenty eighth August 2013 by North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Ltd (NERAMAC).
  • Tezpur Litchi of Assam has received the geographical indication (GI) tags, making this merchandise an incontrovertible proof of their origins within the state, and defending them from manufacturing elsewhere.
  • Litchi’s from Tezpur is understood for its wonderful high quality, nice flavour, juicy pulp with engaging pink color.

11. ‘Karkhanisanchi Waari’ solely Indian entry at Tokyo Film Festival

  • Marathi movie, Karkhanisanchi Waari (Ashes on a Road Trip), the 149-minute movie tells the story of the Karkhanis, the final joint household of Pune.
  • The film was directed by Mangesh Joshi. The film can have its world premiere on the thirty third Tokyo International Film Festival. It is the one Indian entry on the pageant.