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Current Affairs of November 2013:


National and International Current Affairs and Events of November 2013:

NATIONAL

11th Asia-Europe Meet (ASEM) of Foreign Ministers held inGurgaon
As per report released by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IMAI), India will beat US in Internet reach by2014
The 18th International Children's Film Festival of India begins inHyderabad
India's largest warship, 45,400 tonne INS Vikramaditya is commissioned into the Indian Navy at Severodvinsk in Russia. It was formerly known as Admiral Gorshkov
The 290-km supersonic cruise missile which was successfully test fired in Pokhran, RajasthanBrahMos
The first commercial bank of the country for women, Bhartiya Mahila Bank, is inaugurated inMumbai
The 44th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) opens inGoa
Cyclone which hit Andhra Pradesh near Machilipatnam forcing evacuation of about 20,000 peopleHelen
First Indian to be elected as an honorary foreign member of the Chinese Academy of ScienceBharat Ratna Awardee CNR Rao
India successfully test fires the surface to surface ballistic missile (a naval variant of Prithvi missile) capable of carrying conventional war heads of 500 - 1000 kgDhanush
The Indian cricketer who has been appointed UNICEF's ambassador of South Asia to promote sanitisationSachin Tendulkar
Winner of International Woman Grandmaster Open chess tournament in ChennaiMary Ann Gomes
Indian cricketer who bid farewell to Test Cricket after playing his 200th match in Mumbai against West IndiesSachin Tendulkar
The 14-year old who created history by scoring 546 off 330 balls, a world record, in the first round Harris Shield elite division match.Prithvi Shaw
The Indian cricketer who become the fastest to score 5000 runs in One Day InternationalVirat Kohli
The inaugural Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year at the opening ceremony of the International Film Festival of India in Goa was given toWaheeda Rehman
The new Chairman of Multi Commodity ExchangeSatyananda Mishra
India's first synthetic rubber plant inaugurated inPanipat, Haryana
The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to set up Legislative Council with 42 members inAssam
The Cyclone which struck Andhra Pradesh Coast on 27 November 2013Lehar
International Heavy Minerals Conference 2013 held atVishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Constitution Day was observed on26 November
The Norwegian who won FIDE World Chess Championship 2013 beating Viswanathan Anand of IndiaMagnus Carlsen
Who was appointed as Chairman of Law Commission of IndiaJustice Ajit Prakash Shah
Who was reappointed as India Boxing CoachGurbaksh Singh Sandhu
National Integration Day observed on19 November
National Press Day observed on16 November
Who was awarded International Indian of the Decade AwardLord Swraj Paul
International Day for Tolerance observed on16 November
First Food Bank was launched atGurgaon, Haryana
Children's Day was observed on14th November
World Diabetes Day was observed on14th November
Indian Navy commissioned the first Advanced Light Helicopter squadron atKochi, Kerala
The third Indian shooter to win gold at Rifle/Pistol World Cup FinalsHeena Sidhu
The new Secretary General of National Human Right Commission (NHRC)Parvinder Sohi Behuria
International Hockey Federation (IHF) selected India to host men's Hockey World Cup in2018
The famous celebrity cook of India who passed away at the age of 77Tarla Dalal
Who became third cricketer in the world to score a double hundred in ODIRohit Sharma
Prof. CNR Rao and Sachin Tendulkar were selected for the highest Indian civilian awardBharat Ratna


INTERNATIONAL


The first South Asian country to approve commercial cultivation of Bt BrinjalBrinjal
Winner of Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix 2013Sebastian Vettel
The country which successfully test fired surface-to-surface missile Hatf IX (Nasr)Pakistan
The country which sentenced to death 152 soldiers for their role in 2009 mutinyBangladesh
Winner of Miss Universe 2013Gabriela Isler from Venezuela
UNESCO suspended the voting rights of these countries over Palestine rowUS and Israel
Winner of Global UN Award for her role in eradicating Polio in India.Martha Doodray
Mount Sinabung, the volcano which forced thousands of people to flee is located in the islandSumatra of Indonesia
COP-19, UN Climate Change Conference was held atWarsaw, Poland
Commonwealth Summit in 2015 will be held atMalta
Sport persons who were named World Athletes of the Year, 2013Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
European Union's Sakharov Human Rights Prize 2013 was given toMalala Yousafzai of Pakistan
Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2013 will be awarded toAngela Merkel, German Chancellor
Cyber defence exercise “Cyber Coalition 2013” at Estonia was launched byNATO
Countries winning seats on the UN Human Rights Council areChina, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Cuba
Three day summit of CHOGM with representatives of 50 Commonwealth nations held atColombo, Srilanka
China successfully tests its first stealth drone namedSharp Sword
Footballer who had been awarded the European Golden Shoe for the record third timeLionel Messi
Oxford Dictionary's Word of the Year for 2013 which means a type of self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phoneSelfie