Current Affairs 17th November 2018 PDF Download in Tamil Hindi English Daily Ebook Online

Current Affairs 17th November 2018 Download PDF in Tamil Hindi English Daily Ebook Online


Current Affairs 17th November 2018
Current Affairs 2018
Current Affairs 17th Nov 2018: All of the candidates know how important is general awareness. In all the competitive exams, there will be a section called General awareness which is question from current affairs. It is not one day task to prepare for this section. You need to search daily current affairs topics/ news various source and pick up the best one. Those aspirants who looking for the daily updates of current affairs 2018 are in right place. In this article, we provide you the up-to-date world news as date wise. By following us, you can prepare the current affairs easily for any competitive exams (TNPSC/ UPSC/ Bank Exam/ GD/ Group 2/ CDS 2). At the same, we attached the month wise pdf file. It holds all the information which is happened in the appropriate month in single file. It is really helpful to downloading current affairs pdf file from here. 

Now we going to know about the 17th Nov 2018 current affairs. In this date, there are lot of incident happened. You can know all those things by reading this article fully. 

International Students Day


International Students Day is an international observance of the student community which is held annually on 17th November. Originally in memory the Nazi storming of Czech universities in 1939 and the subsequent killing & sending of students to concentration camps. It is now marked by a number of universities. Sometimes on a day other than November 17, they celebrate on their international students. The 9 students and professors executed on November 17 in Prague.



Death Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai (1865 - 1928)


Lala Lajpat Rai Death Anniversary
In 17th November, Orissa observes the death anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai (Lion of Punjab), a leader in the Indian freedom fight from the British Raj. He was born on 28th January 1865, Dhudike, India. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari. One of the famous Indian Politician and writer, outspoken in his advocacy of a militant anti-British nationalism in the Indian National Congress and as a leader of the Hindu supremacy movement. During World War I, Lala Lajpat Rai lived in United States, where he founded the Indian Home Rule League of America (1917) in New York.

The superintendent of police, James A. Scott ordered the police to lathi charge the protesters and personally assaulted Lajpat Rai. He was injured in the protest. He did not fully recover from his injuries and died on 17th November 1928 of a heart attack.



India's First Wildlife Elephant Hospital Opens in Mathura


India's 1st Wildlife Elephant Hospital
The Wildlife SOS Hospital for Elephants is opened in Churmura village near Mathura, Uttar Pradesh State on 16th Nov 2018, Friday. Formally, the hospital was opened by Agra Divisional Commissioner Anil Kumar at Farah block Churmura village. 

The hospital is designed to make treatment injured, geriatric or sick elephants. There are lot of facilities is available in this hospital. The lifting machine is there to move the injured elephants for medical hoist and also the elephant restraining device is available with a dedicated indoor treatment which is enclosure for long duration medical procedures.

This medical centre offers Laser Treatment, Wireless Digital X-ray, Thermal Imaging, Dental X-ray, Hydrotherapy, Quarantine and Ultra-Sonography facilties. An observation deck will allows the veterinary students to observe and learn about elephant's behavior and to done treatment from a safe distance.



India's First Engine Less Train to go Trial Run on 17th Nov 2018


India's 1st Engine less train
'Train 18', the fully air conditioned train which is driven by a self propulsion module and it can run at a speed of up to 160 kmph. The Train-18 was developed by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Perambur, Chennai. The Rs. 100 Cr train is the first long distance train without a separate locomotive/ engine comes with technical features for enhanced quick acceleration.

The contain 16 compartment along with 1128 seats. The Train 18 have lot technology in it like Wifi, GPS, CCTV, Air Conditioner. Modern Restroom, Modern Meals Preparation room and also delivery facility. The engine less train test flow is happened today (17-11-2018) from Bareilly to Moradabad section, Uttar Pradesh state.



1023 Fast Track Courts to be Set Up Under Nirbhaya Fund


Ministry said, the project has a total financial implication of Rs. 767.25 Cr. In the first schedule, 777 Fast Track Courts may be set up in 9 states, and in second schedule, 246 FTSCs will be set up. The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has decided to use Nirbhaya Fund to set up 1023 fast track courts to dispose off pending cases of rape of children and women.



This is How Statue Of Unity Looks from Space


Statue of Unity from Space
An American company (Sky Lab) has capture released a stunning image of world's largest statue from space. The 597 ft Statue of Unity of India's Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel (Iron Man) statue was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kevadiya in Gujarat on 31st October 2018 and was built at an estimated cost of Rs. 2989 Cr.

The statue is 177 ft higher than China's Spring Temple Buddha which was the tallest statue till now. It is twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty in New York.



Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Elections


In Srinagar, the voting begins 17th Nov 2018 at 8 am on 3296 polling stations (1303 in Kashmir and 1993 in Jammu) and it would be end at 2 pm on same day which is officials said by election commission Jammu & Kashmir.

In order to have peaceful & safe polling, heavy security arrangements like Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have been made with huge number of security personnel deployed at every polling booth. Out of 47 blocks, 21 are in Jammu region, 10 blocks in Ladakh region and 16 in Kashmir valley.



Veteran Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, Battle of Longewala Hero, Dies at 78


Veteran Kuldip Singh Chandpuri dies at 78
Decorated war Veteran Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri died in a private hospital in Mohali near Chandigarh on 17th Nov 2018, Saturday. He was 78 years old.

Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, who was an Army Major during 1971 India - Pakistan war, had held his post through the night in the famous battle of Longewala in Rajasthan along with just 120 men against a attack by advancing Pakistani Patton tanks.

The feat of Brigadier Kuldip Singh Chandpuri and his men was later featured in Bollywood movie named as "Border" which was released in 1997 and his role played by actor Sunny Deol.



India Developing Defence System for more Capable Missiles


India Developing Defense System for Capable Missiles
The state owned Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) is also developing program AD ballistic missile system which will be more capable of interception, said by Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar. Noting that, the Russian made S-400 Triumf missile system is one of the most advanced air defence systems. India and Russia signed an agreement for the purchase of the missile system in 2016.

We will have this capability of S-400 Triumf missile system to defeat any space based threat of a certain velocity and it will be in India's Possession in 23 months from now, is to defeat airborne or spaceborne challenges.



JNU has Cuts Library Budget to One-Fourth


The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) on Friday said that the university has decreased its library budget from Rs. 8 Cr to less than Rs. 2 Cr and also doesn't have funds to renew the subscription of e-journals, a crucial tool for research.
In an surprising move JNU administration through Rector and Librarian have provided a detailed chart to Union for privatisation of Dr B.R. Ambhedkar Library through massive fund cuts (i.e. Rs. 8 crore to Rs. 1.7 crore).



India Wants to Buy 'Romeo' Anti Submarine Choppers From US for $2 Billion


India has sent a letter of request to US for an "Urgent Requirement" of 24 multi role MH 60 Romeo 'Sea Hawk' helicopters at an estimated cost of $2 billion. The deal is expected to be finalized in a few months. The people familiar with this matter said, the days after US Vice President Mike Pence held a successful meeting with PM Narendra Modi in Singapore on the sidelines of a regional summit.



Alyque Padamsee, died in Mumbai today (17th Nov 2018, Saturday). He was 90.


Alyque Padamsee dies at 90
Alyque Padamsee noted ad guru and theatre personality. Mr. Alyque Padamsee was best known for his role as Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1982 historcial drama named as "Gandhi". Widely he was called "Brand Father of Indian advertising". Mr. Padamsee was the brain behind several iconic Indian ad campaigns including the Liril girl, Lalitaji for Surf, Cherry Charlie for Cherry Blossom Shoe Polish, MRF muscle man, the Hamara Bajaj and many others. He was awarded Padmashri in 2000 and it was named "Advertising Man of the Century" by The Advertising Club in Mumbai.



Prime Minister Modi to Attend Swearing in of New Maldives President


Prime Minister Modi visit Maldives
PM Narendra Modi had recently accepted the invitation extended by Mr. Solih to attend his swearing in ceremony which is happened 17th November 2018. Prime Minister Modi will attend the inauguration ceremony of Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Saturday (17th Nov 2018). This will be Prime Minister Modi's first visit to Maldives as PM.

In that inauguration, he said we in India strongly desire to see a democratic, stable, prosperous and peaceful Republic of Maldives. He also congratulated Mohamed Solih on his victory in the recent elections and wished him the very best for his tenure.

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