Today (13th November) is the World Day of kindness.
- This day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement kindness of an NGO coalition nations, aiming more kindness in the world.
- This day encourages people to ignore borders, race and religion.
Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay is on a 5-day visit to India.
- During the visit, he will attend the India Conclave Ideas’ in Goa as a guest conductor.
Britain announced its support for the request of India for permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council.
Party winner of the Nobel pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a majority in historical surveys of Myanmar.
Today launched Pakistan and China out of their $ 46 billion US-China economic corridor ambitious Pakistan (CPEC) with Beijing acquisition of over 2,000 acres of land in restive Balochistan to develop the strategic port of Gwadar.
- The two countries signed an agreement to acquire the rights of use to over 2000 acres of land for a Chinese company.
Turkey will host the G20 Summit to be held leader on 15 and 16 November 2015, the southern city of Antalya.
- Chaired by the President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the summit will focus on the current state of the global economy, sustainable growth, development and climate change, investment, trade and energy.
- Leader’s participants are also expected to discuss political issues such as global terrorism and the refugee crisis, in addition to the economic agenda.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley of the Union will begin a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on November 15, to impress investors on various attractive investment opportunities that India provides.
President Pranab Mukherjee has received the sanction of the bill in the Haryana beef cow that was passed by the State Assembly earlier this year, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar it said Thursday.
- With the ‘Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Bill “turn into a law, slaughter cows in Haryana will now attract a sentence of imprisonment ranging from three to 10 years.
Delhi government held its first Yamuna Aarti at Ghat Kudesia today.
- The purpose of Aarti is to showcase the clean and bright side of the Yamuna and promote its banks as a spiritual destination for visitors.
- Supreme Court rules that the right to the maintenance of a Hindu widow is not a “mere formality” but a moral and spiritual law.
Jammu and Kashmir has hinted Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today that his daughter Mehbooba Mufti could take over as Minister of the state leader.
- Mehbooba is a Member of Parliament and chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
- Note: Speculations have been rife recently in the third week of November, Mehbooba Mufti sworn in as Prime Minister Mufti wants him to take the reins of the state.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar dedicated today (Poseidon Eight India) maritime patrol aircraft Boeing P8I the nation to the INS Rajali, Arakkonam, a naval air station.
- Important note: in the long term India maritime Spy and anti-submarine warfare capabilities have received a huge boost to the Poseidon-8.
Saina Nehwal storms in Women’s Singles semi-finals of the China Open Super Series badminton.
Tennis Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna player were selected under Target Olympic Podium (TOP) financial assistance program of the National Sport Development Fund for training in the preparation context for the 2016 Olympics.
- Both players have been allocated a budget of 60 lakh rupees each for customized training.
India has finally tasted victory after five consecutive defeats in their 2,018 World Cup qualifying campaign by beating Guam by a solitary goal.
- Note: India is already out of contention for a final round up of the 2018 World Cup, but this victory has put them in a good position to qualify for the Asian Cup 2,019.
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