4th November 2020 Current Affairs


Here is the each day GK replace of 4th November 2020 protecting the next information headlines: CJI, NMCG, IPU, Centre of Excellence, Malabar Naval Exercise.

Daily GK updates are included with the necessary information that made the present affairs headlines for banking or different aggressive exams. Daily GK Update is the entire bag of the necessary information that held all day lengthy. One ought to have full information concerning the banking phrases, present affairs information, and many others. 


1.CJI inaugurates e-resource centre, digital courtroom in Nagpur

  • The Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde and Justice DY Chandrachud of the Supreme Court, collectively inaugurated India’s first-ever E-resource centre and the digital courtroom referred to as “Nyay Kaushal” at Judicial Officers Training Institute in
  • The Nyay Kaushal will facilitate electronic-filling of instances within the Supreme Court, any High Court in addition to district courts throughout the nation to allow speedy justice for litigants, by utilising expertise. The digital courtroom will likely be working from Katol in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.

2. NMCG organises three-day digital ‘Ganga Utsav 2020’

  • Ganga Utsav-2020 has been organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) collectively with the Ministry of Jal Shakti. The three-day-long Ganga Utsav-2020 has been organised from 02 to 04 November 2020, nearly amidst COVID-19 precautions.
  • The annual occasion is organised to unfold consciousness about river Ganga and the necessity to hold the river clear and rejuvenated. The 2020 version marks the twelfth anniversary of Ganga being accorded the standing of National River, on 4th November 2008.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Minister of Jal Shakti: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.


3. Portugal’s Duarte Pacheco elected as President of IPU for 2020-23

  • Portugal MP,  Duarte Pacheco has gained the elections for the publish the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).
  • The time period of the Duarte Pacheco will likely be from 2020-2023. He would be the thirtieth President of the IPU and can succeed Mexican MP Gabriela Cuevas Barron who accomplished the tenure in October 2020.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) relies in Geneva, Switzerland,
  • Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU): based in 1889.
  • It consists of representatives from the National Parliaments of 179 international locations.

State News

4. Sarbananda Sonowal lays basis stone of Indo-Israeli CoE

  • The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal has laid the muse stone of Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Vegetables Protected Cultivation at Khetri on the outskirts of
  • The Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation is estimated to be arrange at an funding of Rs 10.33 Crore.
  • The CoE will present publicity to the newest Israeli applied sciences to the farmers of Assam and assist them in maximizing their manufacturing and earnings. It would additionally enhance agricultural and horticultural manufacturing in Assam resulting in higher financial rewards to state’s farmers.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal; Governor: Prof. Jagdish Mukhi.
  • Folk Dance of Assam: Bihu dance, Bagurumba, Bhortal Dance, Jhumur dance.


5. India-US-Japan-Australia kick-starts Malabar Naval Exercise-2020

  • The Navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia started the four-day-long section first of the Malabar naval train within the Bay of Bengal.
  • From the Indian facet, destroyer Ranvijay, frigate Shivalik, off-shore patrol vessel Sukanya, fleet assist ship Shakti and submarine Sindhuraj will likely be a part of the drill. US Navy Ship USS John S McCain (Guided-missile destroyer), Australian Navy Ship HMAS Ballarat (long-range frigate) and Japan Maritime Self Defence Ship (JMSDF) Ship JS Onami (destroyer) are taking part together with Indian Navy items.
  • The Malabar train began in 1992 as a bilateral drill between the Indian Navy and the US Navy within the Indian Ocean. Japan turned a everlasting member of the train in

6. Indian Naval Ship ‘Airavat’ reaches Port Sudan below ‘Mission Sagar-II’

  • As part of Mission Sagar-II, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Airavat has reached Sudan with 100 tonnes of meals help. Under Mission Sagar-II, INS Airavat will ship meals help to Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The authorities of India has launched this initiative to supply help to pleasant overseas international locations to beat pure calamities and COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Mission Sagar-II follows the Mission Sagar-I, which was undertaken in May-June 2020, whereby India offered meals and medicines to Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros.
  • It is in keeping with the Prime Minister’s imaginative and prescient of Security and Growth for All within the Region (SAGAR) and highlights the significance accorded by India to relations together with her maritime neighbours and additional strengthens the prevailing bond.


7. CCI Approves Acquisition of Bharti AXA by ICICI Lombard

  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has authorised the acquisition of General Insurance Business of Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited (Bharti AXA) by ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited (ICICI Lombard) below Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.
  • The entire common insurance coverage enterprise of Bharti AXA will likely be transferred to ICICI Lombard by the use of demerger, contemplating that ICICI Lombard will concern shares to Bharti AXA.
  • The mixed entity(proposed merged non-life insurance coverage firm) is prone to have a market share of 7% on a proforma foundation.
  • Under the proposed mixture, the shareholders of Bharti AXA will obtain 2 shares of ICICI Lombard for each 115 shares of Bharti AXA, held by them as on the date on which the scheme is authorised by the Board of Directors of ICICI Lombard and Bharti AXA.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Bharti AXA Co. Ltd Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Bharti AXA MD and CEO: Sanjeev Srinivasan.
  • Bharti AXA Established: 2008.
  • Bharti AXA Tagline: Suraksha ka Naya Nazariya.
  • ICICI Lombard Co. Ltd Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • ICICI Lombard MD & CEO: Bhargav Dasgupta.
  • ICICI Lombard Established: 2001.
  • ICICI Lombard Tagline: Quick Easy Smart.


8. IISc and Indian Oil R&D inks MoU for hydrogen-generation expertise

  • The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and the Research and Development Centre of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) have signed an MoU to develop and reveal biomass gasification-based hydrogen era expertise.
  • This expertise will likely be used for producing gasoline cell-grade hydrogen at an reasonably priced worth. The IISc and IndianOil will work collectively on the optimisation of each biomass gasification and hydrogen purification processes, The developed expertise will likely be scaled up and demonstrated at IndianOils R&D Centre at Faridabad, Haryana.
  • Hydrogen generated from this demonstration plant will likely be used to energy gasoline cell buses.
  • This initiative to provide gasoline cell grade hydrogen from biomass is one other step by IndianOil collectively with IISc to carry hydrogen gasoline to the most important power matrix of India whereas utilizing the agricultural forces of India.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Indian Institute of Science Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  • Indian Institute of Science Director: Govindan Rangarajan.
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited Headquarters: New Delhi, India.
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited Chairman: Shrikant Madhav Vaidya.


9. West Indies batsman M. Samuels retires from all types of cricket

  • West Indies batsman, Marlon Samuels has introduced his retirement from skilled cricket.
  • The 39-year-old had knowledgeable Cricket West Indies (CWI) about his retirement in June this yr, having final performed for his nation in December 2018 in opposition to Bangladesh.
  • He has performed 71 Tests, 207 ODIs, and 67 T20s on the worldwide degree, has scored 11,134 worldwide runs together with 17 centuries throughout all codecs. He additionally has 152 worldwide wickets to his title.


10. Violin Maestro, Padma Awardee TN Krishnan passes away

  • Noted violin maestro and Padma awardee, TN Krishnan handed away. His full title was Tripunithura Narayanaiyer Krishnan.
  • He was born on 6 October 1928, in Tripunithura, Kerala and later round 1942, he settled in Chennai. He was conferred with many prestigious awards such because the Padma Shri (1973), the Padma Bhushan (1992) and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1974) amongst others

11. sixth & shortest served CM of Bihar Satish Prasad Singh passes away

  • Former Chief Minister and Socialist of Bihar, Satish Prasad Singh handed away. He was born on January 1, 1936, in Korchakka(now generally known as Satish Nagar) Village, Khagaria district, Bihar.
  • Satish Prasad Singh, the chief of Soshit Samaj Dal turned the sixth and the shortest- served CM of Bihar for 5 days(28 January to February 1, 1968) with the assist of Indian National Congress(INC).

12. Filmmaker-actor Ashish Kakkad passes away

  • Noted actor, filmmaker and voiceover artiste, Ashish Kakkad, has handed away. He was one of the crucial outstanding artists from the Gujarati movie trade.
  • As a filmmaker, Ashish was recognized for his Gujarati initiatives specifically Better Half (2010) and Mission Mummy (2016).


13. Priyanca Radhakrishnan turns into first Indian-origin minister of New Zealand

  • Indian-origin New Zealand politician, Priyanca Radhakrishnan has created historical past by turning into the primary Indian-Kiwi lady to grow to be a minister in New Zealand. Radhakrishnan was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • The 41-year-old was one among 5 new ministers inducted into the Cabinet. She was appointed as Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities, Minister for Youth and Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment in Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s cupboard.

Important takeaways for all aggressive exams:

  • Prime minister of New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern.
  • Capital of New Zealand: Wellington.
  • The foreign money of New Zealand: New Zealand greenback.