16 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

1. Chandrayaan-3: Second bid to land on Moon by November 2020

  • The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), which failed to land a probe on Moon in its first attempt in September 2019 (Chandrayaan-2), has begun work on Chandrayaan-3 with a deadline of November 2020.
  • ISRO has formed multiple committees — an overall panel and three sub-committees — and held at least four high-level meetings since October.
  • The new mission will include only a lander and rover, as the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is functioning well.
  • So far ISRO has looked at 10 specific aspects of the mission, including landing site selection, absolute navigation, and local navigation.
  • The top priority for the new mission is “Strengthening the Legs of the Lander”, so that it allows landing even with a high velocity.
  • ISRO will be building a new lander and a rover.
Note:
  • It is to be noted that India has launched Chandrayaan-2 in July 2019, with three modules - Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) & Rover (Pragyan).
 Source: Times of India

2. India ranked 78th in the Global Bribery Risk Index






  • According to the latest Global Bribery Risk Index, Bangladesh has been identified as the “country with the highest risk” in terms of bribery threats in South Asia.
  • India has been ranked at 78th in the Global Bribery Risk Index out of 178 countries.
  • In South Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan are the only countries where the bribery risk is “high”.
  • Except for Bhutan, which has a “low” risk of bribery demands, the risk level of other countries in the region is “medium”. Bhutan, which has the lowest risk score of 41, was placed ranked 52nd.
  • The five countries with the lowest bribery risk in the world are New Zealand, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.
  • The countries with the highest risk are Venezuela, Yemen, North Korea, South Sudan and Somalia.
  • Source: The Daily Star

    3. CSIR-IMTECH signs MOU with IIT Bombay for collaborative research

    • CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay to promote collaborative research.
    • The MoU will facilitate the exchange of ideas, development of new knowledge and enhance high-quality research acumen between the researchers and faculty of both the institutes.
    • The objective of this collaboration is to carry out state of the art research in areas of healthcare especially in projects and missions where both the institutes can significantly complement each other.
    • This MoU is in line with the circular issued by MHRD in 2018 paving way for all IITs to sign MoUs with National Research Laboratories affiliated to CSIR to start new collaborations and to deepen, broaden interactions where such collaborations already exist.
    Note:
    • CSIR-IMTECH is a national center for excellence in microbial sciences and was established in 1984.
    • IMTECH’s vision is to discover and develop translational products and new drugs to address key unmet societal and medical needs.

    International Affairs

    4. India to contribute $13.5 mn for UN development activities for 2020

    • India has pledged to contribute USD 13.5 million for various operational activities of development across the UN agencies for the year 2020.
    • Counsellor at India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Anjani Kumar announced India’s pledges at the UN General Assembly Pledging Conference for Development Activities.
    • India will contribute USD 5 million to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, USD 4.5 million to the UN Development Programme.
    • The World Food Programme will get USD 1.92 million, USD 900,000 to the UN Children’s Fund, USD 500,000 to the UN Population Fund, USD 200,000 dollars to the UN Voluntary Fund for Technical Co-operation and USD 150,000 dollars to the UN Commission on Human Settlements Programme.
    • About 16 countries pledged a total of USD 516 million at the 2019 United Nations Pledging Conference for Development Activities.
    • The contribution is in line with the country’s long-standing tradition of supporting development activities across the UN system.
    Source: The Hindu

    Awards and Honours

    5. Tobacco Board got ‘Golden Leaf Award’ Tab Expo 2019 in the Netherlands

    • The Tobacco Board of India was awarded the ‘Golden Leaf award 2019’ at the Tab Expo 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    • It gets the award in the ‘Public Service Initiative’ category for its efforts in undertaking various ecological initiatives towards Flue-Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco cultivation in India.
    • The award was received by Executive Director of Tobacco Board, Sunitha.
    • In 2014 too, the board won the coveted award for its implementation of an electronic auction system, which has made the marketing procedure of flue-cured tobacco in India more transparent.
    • The awards under this category are given to a company or institution which practices a public service programme or educational campaign, to ensure optimum utilization of resources.
    Note:
    • The Golden Leaf Awards was created by Tobacco Reporter, an international magazine in 2006 to recognize professional excellence and dedication in the tobacco industry.
    • Tobacco Board works under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    • Chairman- Shri Raghunadha Babu Yadlapati.
    • Headquarters- Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

    6. Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Bhonsle' won two awards at Asian Film Festival Barcelona

    • Manoj Bajpayee-starrer and critically acclaimed movie "Bhonsle" has won the ‘Best Screenplay’ and ‘Best Director’ awards at the ‘Asian Film Festival’ in Barcelona, Spain.
    • The movie was directed by Devashish Makhija.
    • The movie "Bhonsle" revolves around a police constable played by Manoj Bajpayee, who tries to help in the struggles of migrants and their battles with the local politicians.
    • It also addresses the concerns of various ethnic groups and highlights the issues that they face in order to survive in a city like Mumbai, away from their home.
    • "Bhonsle" was premiered in the 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section of the 2018 Busan International Film Festival.
    • It was also screened at renowned film festivals including the MAMI Film Festival, 2018 Dharamshala Film Festival, the 2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Bengaluru International Film Festival and the Singapore South Asian International film festival.
    Source: Daily Hunt

    Conference and Summit

    7. Regional Conference on “Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh” begins

    • On November 15, 2019, a two-day Regional Conference on the theme: “Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh” has begun in Jammu.
    • The Conference is organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.
    • The main objective of the Conference is to bring national and state-level organizations on a common platform and to share experiences in Digital Governance, Citizen-Centric Governance, and Capacity Building and Personnel Administration, etc.
    • Delegates from 19 states and 4 Union Territories are participating in the Conference.
    Source: News on AIR

    Important Days

    8. National Press Day observed today

    • Today (16th November) is National Press Day.
    • The day, observed on 16th November every year, is symbolic of a free and responsible press.
    • It was on this day the Press Council of India started functioning as a moral watchdog to ensure that the press maintains high standards and is not fettered by any influence or threats.
    • On the occasion, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said the media should guard against “fake news” and desist from providing any “disinformation and misinformation”.
    Source: News on AIR

    9. International Day for Tolerance: 16 November

    • International Day for Tolerance is observed by the United Nations (UN) all across the world on November 16 every year.
    • In 1996, the UN General Assembly by a resolution invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November.
    • The Day is observed to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems and to celebrate and reinforce the achievements of humanity.
    • In 1995, to mark the United Nations Year for Tolerance and the 125th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, UNESCO created a prize for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence.
    • The UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence rewards significant activities in the scientific, artistic, cultural or communication fields aimed at the promotion of a spirit of tolerance and non-violence.
    • The prize is awarded every two years on the International Day for Tolerance, 16 November.
    • The Prize may be awarded to institutions, organizations or persons, who have contributed in a particularly meritorious and effective manner to tolerance and non-violence.
    Source: The United Nations

    State Affairs

    10. National Mission 'NISHTHA' launched in J&K

    • National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) was launched in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
    • The event was attended by around 300 teachers, Key Resource Persons (KRPs) and Chief Education Officers, DIET Principals and Educational Administrators.
    • NISHTHA is a National Mission aimed at improving learning outcomes at Elementary level through integrated Teacher Training.
    Source: News on AIR

    11. Andhra Pradesh launches ‘Nadu-Nedu’ scheme to introduce English medium in govt schools

    • Andhra Pradesh government has launched the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ scheme to introduce English medium from classes 1 to 6 in the government schools.
    • the government also planning to introduce another scheme called ‘Amma Vodi’ in January 2020 to give incentives to mothers who send their children to school and continue their education till class 12.
    • In the first phase, the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ programme will be implemented in 15,715 schools.
    • It will cover all schools in three years under a budget of Rs 12,000 crores.
    • For the first year in the initial phase, Rs 3,500 crores will be spent on infrastructure development.
    Source: Indian Express

    Banking and Economy

    12. CCI approved merger of BNP Paribas and Bank of Baroda Mutual Funds

    • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of the BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund, under Section 31(1) the Competition Act, 2002
    • The Proposed Combination relates to the merger of the BNP Paribas Mutual Fund and the BOB Mutual Fund.
    • The parties propose to amalgamate (i) BOB Asset Management Company (AMC) into BNPP AMC; and (ii) BNPP Trustee Company (TC) into BOB TC.
    • After the merger BNPP AMC and BOB TC will be the surviving entities, an official release said.
    Note:
    • Competition Commission of India is a statutory body of the Government of India responsible for enforcing The Competition Act, 2002 throughout India.
    • Ashok Kumar Gupta is the Chairman of CII and its Headquarters is in New Delhi.
    • MD and CEO of BNP Paribas Mutual Fund: Mr. Sharad Sharma
    • BNP Paribas Mutual Fund Headquarter: New Delhi
     Source: The Business Line

    Sports

    13. FIFA names Arsene Wenger as global football development chief

    • Veteran coach Arsene Wenger has been named FIFA's Chief of global football development.
    • He will be responsible for the growth of the game for both men and women around the world and would also be the leading authority on technical matters, including potential changes to the sport's laws.
    • Wenger, 70, would also be tasked with coach education and aiding a programme designed to help former players enter management.
    • Wenger made the Gunners one of the strongest sides in Europe, winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups and taking his team to the 2006 Champions League final.
    Source: News on AIR

    14. Dutee Chand named in TIME 100 Next list

    • India sprinter Dutee Chand has been named in the TIME 100 Next, an expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most influential persons in the world.
    • The list, an initiative of TIME magazine, highlights 100 rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, health, science, activism, etc.
    • Dutee Chand from Odisha won two silver medals — 100m, 200m — at the Jakarta Asian Games and had become the first Indian woman sprinter to win gold in 100m at the 31st Summer Universiade Competition in Naples, Italy in 2019
    15 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    15 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    1. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be the chief guest at Republic Day 2020

    • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day Parade 2020.
    • Regarding this, he has formally accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS Summit 2019.
    • Both leaders agreed that on this occasion, the two countries can comprehensively enhance our strategic partnership.
    Note:
    • The year 2018 was historic when leaders from the 10 ASEAN nations – Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Brunei – were the chief guests at Republic Day celebration.
    • In 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was in attendance as the chief guest. He was the second South African president, after Nelson Mandela, to attend the grand event as its chief guest.
    • On 26th January 2020, India will celebrate its 71st Republic Day. First Republic Day of India was celebrated in 1950.

    2. Prakash Javadekar takes charge as Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

    • On 13th November Prakash Javadekar took charge as the Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, two days after Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant resigned from the Union Cabinet.
    • He also holds Information & Broadcasting, and Environment, Forest and Climate Change portfolios.
    Source: The Hindu Business Line

    3. India gets USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience


    • On 13th November India kicked-off a USD 43 million project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    • The project is funded by the Green Climate Fund, established within the framework of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to assist developing countries.
    • The six-year project will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people in three states viz Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha.
    About the Green Climate Fund:
    • Green Climate Fund was established within the framework of the UNFCCC. It was formed in 2010.
    • The headquarters of Green Climate Fund is in Incheon, South Korea.
    • It is supported by a Secretariat and governed by a board of 24 members.
    • The main objective of the Green Climate Fund is to support programmes, projects, policies, and other activities to develop country Parties using thematic funding windows.
    • The current executive director is Yannick Glemarec.

    4. Mangala Mani becomes the first Indian Woman Scientist to live in Antarctica for 403 Days

    • Mangala Mani from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), is the first woman scientist to spend 403 days in Antarctica. She has forged history with this achievement.
    • She was part of an expedition team that went to Bharati – India’s research station in Antarctica – in November 2016.
    • She was the only woman in the 23-member-team that went to the freezing continent this time.
    Source: The Logical Indian

    5. Mihir Shah committee to draft a new National Water Policy

    • The Union Water Resources Ministry has set up a Committee to draft a new National Water Policy (NWP). The Committee will be chaired by Mihir Shah, formerly a member of the Planning Commission of India.
    • The committee has 10 principal members, including Shashi Shekhar, a former secretary of Water Resources, and A.B. Pandya, former chairman of the Central Ground Water Board.
    • The committee is expected to produce a report within six months.
    • In September, Union Water Resources Minister Gajendra Shekhawat said that the Centre was planning to update the NWP and make key changes in water governance structure and regulatory framework.
    Note:
    • The NWP currently in force was drafted in 2012 and is the third such policy since 1987.
    Source: The Hindu

    6. Chief Justice of India's office is a public authority under RTI Act: SC

    • In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has held that the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a public authority under the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005.
    • The judgment in this regard was made by a five-judge constitution bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi on November 13, 2019.
    • Other members of the bench apart from Ranjan Gogoi were Justices Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud, Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna.

     Awards and Honours

    7. Ravi Prakash awarded with the BRICS Young Innovator Prize

    • An Indian Ph.D. Scholar, Ravi Prakash has won the USD 25,000 BRICS-Young Innovator Prize for inventing an affordable indigenous milk chilling unit for smaller and marginal rural dairy farmers.
    • Prakash, Ph.D. scholar of ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Bangalore, was a part of a 21-member delegation sent to Brazil by the Department of Science and Technology for the 4th BRICS-Young Scientist Forum (YSF), 2019.
    • India won 1st prize of #BRICS -Young scientist forum's (YSF) conclave during 6-8 Nov 2019 in Brazil.
    • The theme for the 4th BRICS-YSF was “Cybersecurity and Bio-economy”.
    Note:
    • The BRICS Young Innovator Prize aims to recognize and reward the research, development and innovation projects in the science and technology sector of the BRICS countries.
    • It is in special recognition of young talented entrepreneurs and researchers, whose outstanding innovations will make a profound impact on the socio-economic environment and conditions of life in BRICS societies.
    • BRICS is the acronym of the five major emerging economies -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
    • This year's event is being held in Brasilia from November 13-14 under the theme BRICS: Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.
    Source: India Today

    International News

    8. Sri Lanka becomes 1st South Asian country to call match-fixing a crime

    • Sri Lanka has become the first South Asian nation to criminalize several offenses related to match-fixing.
    • Sri Lanka parliament passed all three readings of a bill labeled "Prevention of Offences Related to Sports".
    • As per the source, if a person is found guilty of committing an offense related to corruption in sports, then he may find himself jailed for a term up to 10 years and he will also be required to pay various fines.
    • Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Harin Fernando presented the bill in the parliament and former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga who is now a cabinet minister supported the new legislation during parliamentary debates.
    Source: India Today

    9. Karabi Gogoi selected as Assistant Naval Attache in Moscow Embassy

    • The Indian Navy has selected Lt. Commander Karabi Gogoi as assistant naval attache at the Moscow Embassy.
    • She will be the first woman Assistant Naval Attache and second woman defence personnel to be appointed for a diplomatic assignment in Russia.
    • Currently posted as a naval engineer at the Karwar base of the Navy, the officer is also learning Russian and is expected to take up her new assignment in Moscow next month.
    • In September, Wing Commander Anjali Singh became India's first female military diplomat to be posted in any of the Indian missions abroad.

    Obituaries

    10. Mathematician Vashisht Narayan Singh, who challenged Einstein theory passed away

    • Famous Indian mathematician Vashishth Narayan Singh, who is said to have challenged Einstein's theory of relativity, passed away on 14th November.
    • The 77-year old had been suffering from Schizophrenia for 40 years.
    • Born in 1942, Vashishth Narayan Singh was famous for his extraordinary skills of calculation.
    Education
    • During his days studying at the Patna Science College, Narayan's extraordinary mathematical abilities were revealed to his professors when they took a separate maths exam where he passed with flying colours.
    • Professor John Kelly of the University of California recognized his talents during his time at Patna Science College and Narayan moved to the USA in 1965.
    • He went to the University of California in 1965 and completed his Ph.D. on cycle vector space theory in 1969.
    • He had taught at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.
    • It is believed that before the launch of the Apollo mission when multiple computers went off at the same time, Narayan's calculations in his brains were the same as the computers when they came back up.
    Source: India Tv

    Summit and Conference

    11. The 6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance was held in New Delhi

    • The 6th World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance (WCRAF) was held in New Delhi from November 12-13, 2019.
    • The congress was inaugurated by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
    • It was jointly hosted by the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
    • This 6th version of the congress was attended by 300 delegates across the globe who engaged in interactive discussions to unleash the potential role of rural and agricultural finance.
    • The theme of the event was “Rural and Agricultural Finance: Critical Input to achieve Inclusive and Sustainable Development”.
    Note:
    • The World Congress is held at regular intervals of the 3-year period. The first Congress was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2005.
    • It aims at bringing together stakeholders of rural and agricultural finance all over the world. The Congress is an opportunity to strengthen business relations and to promote products and services.
    About NABARD:
    • Established in: 1982
    • Chairman: Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
    • Headquarter: Mumbai

     Banking and Economy

    12. Moody's cuts India's GDP growth forecast to 5.6 per cent for 2019

    • On November 14, 2019, Moody's Investors Service slashed India's economic growth forecast to 5.6 per cent for FY 2019.
    • Moody’s says that government measures do not address the widespread weakness in consumption demand.
    • Moody's had on October 10 slashed India's economic growth forecast for 2019-20 fiscal to 5.8 per cent from an earlier estimate of 6.2 per cent.
    • Last week, it downgraded India's outlook to negative from stable.
    Note:
    • Moody’s Headquarters- New York, United States (US).
      Chief Executive Officer (CEO)- Raymond Whitehead McDaniel.
    Source: Economic Times

     Defence Excercise

    13. India-U.S. tri-services exercise Tiger Triumph begins in Visakhapatnam

    • India-U.S. tri-services amphibious exercise Tiger Triumph begun in Vishakhapatnam.
    • Tiger Triumph will continue for nine-days off the Visakhapatnam and Kakinada coasts.
    • The training events will enhance U.S.-India military-to-military relations and hone individual and small-unit skills in humanitarian assistance and disaster response.
    • The exercise will include staff-planning events as well as field training that simulates moving a humanitarian assistance/disaster relief force from ship to shore.
    • Training like this builds the capacity of both the U.S. and Indian participants while improving their ability to operate together.
    • More than 500 U.S. Marines and sailors and about 1,200 Indian soldiers, sailors and airmen are participating in the exercise.
    Source: The Hindu

     State News

    14. Nilam Sawhney appointed as the first women Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh

    • Noted IAS (1984 Batch) Nilam Sawhney, has been appointed as the first woman Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh.
    • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Government of India (GoI) has approved her appointment on November 13, 2019.
    • She will replace Neerabh Kumar, who has been holding additional charge as the CS, following the sudden transfer of LV Subramanyam, a week ago.

    Book and Authors

    15. Harish Bhat’s new book 'An Extreme Love of Coffee' launched in Mumbai

    • Writer and columnist, Harish Bhat’s new novel 'An Extreme Love of Coffee' was launched in Mumbai.
    • The novel is published by Penguin Random House India with the collaboration of Tata Starbucks.
    • This is his third book but the first fiction and it took Bhat about 8 months to complete.
    • The book is a story about two young people, Rahul, and Neha who follow their passion for coffee.
    • The adventure starts in a Starbucks cafe and from there it goes to the plantations of Coorg and from there the story then goes to the graveyards of Japan and other parts of the world.
    • Harish Bhat also wrote the bestselling book named “Tata log”, and he is a chairman of Tata Coffee Ltd and also the brand custodian of Tata Sons Private Limited.

    Sports

    16. India to host Kabaddi World Cup 2019 from December 1 to 9

    • India will host the Kabaddi World Cup 2019 and it will be organized by the state of Punjab.
    • The tournament will be held from December 1 to 9 and it will be dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji.
    • The inauguration of the event will be held on December 1 at Guru Nanak Stadium, Sultanpur Lodhi and four matches are scheduled for the opening day.
    • Nine teams -- India, USA, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan, and Canada -- are expected to take part in the tournament.
    14 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    14 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    1. 39th India International Trade Fair begins in New Delhi

    • Today, the 39th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF-2019) has been inaugurated by the union minister Nitin Gadkari at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
    • The theme for the 39th edition of the fair is ‘Ease of Doing Business’ inspired by India’s unique achievement of rising to 63rd rank on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index from 142nd rank in the year 2014.
    • Several countries, including Australia, Iran, UK, and Vietnam will participate in the 14-day IITF-2019.
    • This year the status of ‘Partner Country’ has been accorded to ‘The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’ and ‘The Republic of Korea’ will be the ‘Focus Country’.
    • Bihar and Jharkhand will be the focus states in this edition of the fair.
    • The 2019 IITF has been organized by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), under the aegis of Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
    Know about Tickets:
    • Entry tickets for business days (14-18, Nov.) will be available for Rs 500 per person and a season ticket for Rs 1,800.
    • For all visitors during public days (19-27 November), ticket charges will be Rs 60 (adult) and Rs 40 (child) on working days and on Saturday/Sunday/public holiday the tickets will be Rs 120 (adult) and Rs 60 (child).

    2. Rajnath Singh attends Maitree Diwas celebrations in Arunachal PradesH

    • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Arunachal Pradesh to attend the Maitree Diwas celebrations (11th edition) at Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
    • Maitree Diwas (Civil-Military Friendship) will be celebrated for two days at Gyalwa Tsangyang Gyatso High Altitude Stadium Tawang.
    • Mr. Rajnath Singh will also inaugurate Sisseri River Bridge and National Highway-52 in East Siang District.
    Important Days

    3. Children's Day: 14th November

    \
    • Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th November every year on the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru also called 'Chacha Nehru'.
    • Children's Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care, and education of children.
    • Political leaders and eminent persons have paid tribute to him at his Samadhi, Shanti Vana in New Delhi.
    Note:
    • Children's Day (Bal Divas) was first celebrated in 1964 after the death of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

    4. World Diabetes Day being observed today

    • Today, the world Diabetes Day being observed marks the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting.
    • The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is ‘The Family and Diabetes’.
    • The Day is raising awareness of the impact that diabetes has on the family and support network of those affected and promoting the role of the family in the management, care, prevention and education of diabetes
    • Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar either because of the inability of the body to produce enough insulin or the inability to respond to the insulin so produced.
    • Insulin is a critically important medication for individuals with Type 1 diabetes.
    Note:
    • In 2007, General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/61/225 designating 14 November as World Diabetes Day.
    International Affairs

    5. India to host 19th SCO Heads of Government Council in 2020

    • India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) next year.
    • It is the first such high-level meeting of the eight-member grouping to be organised by New Delhi after its admission into the grouping in 2017.
    • The SCO is a China-led eight-member economic and security bloc in which India and Pakistan were admitted as full members in 2017.
    • Its founding members included China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
    State Affairs

    6. Haryana sets up the Economic Advisory Council to promote industries

    • Haryana government has constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) for five years to promote industries in the state.
    • The Economic Advisory Council will comprise membership-based advisory panel and will be headed by the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar
    • This council would be constituted for 5 years, in which the government members would remain as permanent members of the council, while the members of the private sector would serve a term of 2 years.

    7. UP govt launches e-Ganna app, web portal

    • Uttar Pradesh government has launched a dedicated web portal and a mobile application, e-Ganna App, for sugarcane farmers of the state.
    • Now, Cane supply slip will be issued to the farmers by sugar mills online.
    • The web portal and e-Ganna App will help in eradicating cane mafia and middleman and strengthen cane development societies.
    • The portal and the App will ensure transparency in the process of getting slips and facilitate sugarcane supply by farmers to mills and check irregularities.
    Source: AIR News

    8. Odisha: 'Bali Yatra' festival begins in Cuttack

    • The festival 'Bali Yatra' was inaugurated in Cuttack, Odisha.
    • The festival is organised every year in memory of the rich maritime history of the state.
    • The festival is organised at the bank of Mahanadi River every year to mark the day when ancient mariners from the state would set sail to the distant land of Bali, Sumatra, Java (Jawa) in Indonesia, Borneo and Sri Lanka, for the expansion of trade and Culture.
    • For the first time, the festival has a maritime corner to exhibit the model of the maritime voyage of ancient sea traders, who were travelling to the different parts of South-East Asia for Trade and culture extension.

    9. Sishu Suraksha APP launched in Assam

    • The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has launched a mobile app Sishu Suraksha App.
    • The purpose of the app is to empower citizens to take moral responsibility for protecting future generations.
    • The app can be used by anyone in the state to lodge a complaint which will be directly registered at Commission.
    Source: AIR News
    Appointment

    10. ITDC appoints Kamala Vardhana Rao as its new Chairman and MD

    • India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has appointed G Kamala Vardhana Rao (IAS officer 1990 batch from Kerala Cadre) as the new Chairman and Managing Director.
    • Prior to this, Mr. G Kamala Vardhana Rao was the Principal Secretary, Kerala government.
    • He has also served as the Secretary of Kerala Tourism in 2014-15.
    Note:
    • The India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) is a hospitality, retail and education company owned by Government of India, under the Ministry of Tourism (Established in 1966).
    • It owns over 17 properties under the Ashok Group of Hotels brand, across India.

    11. Unilever appoints Nils Andersen as new Chairman

    • Unilever named non-executive director Nils Andersen as its new chairman to utilise his deep experience across consumer goods and logistics industries.
    • Nil Andersen will replace Marijn Dekkers.
    • Unilever is Europe’s seventh most valuable company.
    Note:
    • Unilever is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom, and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    • Its products include food and beverages, cleaning agents, beauty products, and personal care products.
    Defence

    12. Air Chief RKS Bhadauria inaugurates ISAM Conference in Bengaluru

    • Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria has inaugurated the 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) Annual Conference at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Indian Air Force, Bengaluru (from 14-16 November)
    • The objective of the conference to address contemporary issues and applications in the subject of aerospace medicine.
    • The theme for this year’s conference is ‘Changing Paradigms in Aerospace Healthcare’.
    Banking & Finance

    13. Retail inflation jumps to 4.62 per cent in Oct on higher food prices

    • According to government data released, Retail inflation surged to 4.62% in October this year mainly on account of higher food prices.
    • The inflation in the food basket spiked to 7.89 per cent in October this year as against 5.11 per cent the preceding month.
    • The inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 3.99 per cent in September and 3.38 per cent in October last year.
    • The Reserve Bank mainly factors in the CPI-based inflation to arrive at its bi-monthly monetary policy.
    • The RBI has been asked to keep the retail inflation at around four per cent
    Honour & Awards

    14. Dr Debabhuson Borah gets Munin Barkotoki Literary Award

    • The prestigious Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018 in Assam has been given to young writer-critic Dr Debabhuson Borah for his book on literary criticism titled 'Nirbochon'.
    • The award carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000 along with with a citation and a plaque.
    • The Munin Barkotoki Memorial Trust announced the annual Award instituted to encourage young and promising writers in Assamese.
    Note:
    • The award was named after the renowned writer, critic and journalist Munin Barkotoki.
    13 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    13 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    1. Pravind Jugnauth sworn in as Mauritius PM

    • Mauritius's incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth was sworn in for a five-year term after elections in which his coalition consolidated its grip on parliament (claimed 42 of 70 seats in parliament).
    • Mr Jugnauth's swearing-in took place at the residence of President Barlen Vyapoory.
    Note:           
    • The Prime Minister of Mauritius is the head of government of Mauritius.
    • Capital: Port Louis
    • Currency: Mauritian rupee
    Source: AIR News

    2. Justice AP Sahi sworn-in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court

    • Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi was sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
    • Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office to Justice Sahi.
    • Justice Sahi succeeds Vijaya Tahilramani who had resigned.
    • Prior, Justice Amreshwar Pratap Sahi was the Chief Justice of the Patna High Court.
    Note:
    • The Madras High Court is the high court of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

    3. Justice Muhammad Raffiq takes oath as Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC

    • Justice Muhammad Raffiq took oath as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court.
    • Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy administered the oath of office and secrecy at Raj Bhavan in Shillong.
    • Raffiq succeeds Ajay Kumar Mittal who is now the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court.
    • He also served as acting Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court twice.
    Note:
    • The Meghalaya High Court was established in March 2013, after making suitable amendments in the Constitution of India and North-Eastern Areas (Re-organisation) Act of 1971.

    4. Manmohan Singh nominated to the parliamentary standing committee on finance

    • Venkaiah Naidu (Rajya Sabha Chairman) nominated a former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh to the parliamentary standing committee on finance (earlier Digvijaya Singh).
    • Now, Digvijaya Singh has been nominated to the parliamentary standing committee on urban development.
    • Manmohan Singh was a member of the panel from September 2014 to May 2019 before his tenure in the Upper House ended in June 2019.
    • In August 2019, Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.
    Honour & Awards

    5. Suranga Bawadi selected as World Monument Watch list for 2020

    • As per by the New York-based non-governmental organisation, Suranga Bawadi in Bijapur (Karnataka) has been selected as the World Monument Watch List for 2020,
    • Suranga Bawadi was selected under the category of “Ancient Water System of the Deccan Plateau” along with 24 monuments across the world.
    • It was built in the 16th century of Adil Shahi-I in Vijayapura.
    • It is one of the integral parts of the ancient Karez system of supplying water through subterranean tunnels.
    World Monuments Fund
    • The monument has been selected under the ‘Ancient Water System of the Deccan Plateau’ by World Monuments Fund (the NGO), which monitors restoration of ancient monuments across the globe.
    International Affairs

    6. FICCI signed MoU with Singapore Fintech Association

    • Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SFA as part of the growing Singapore-India fintech ecosystems.
    • The MoU was signed during the Fourth edition of Singapore Fintech Festival,
    • Singapore Fintech Festival is the world’s largest financial technology platform along with Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology conducted from 11-13 November 2019.
    Source: AIR News

    7. PM Modi to attend 11th BRICS Summit beginning in Brasilia

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Brasilia (Brazil’s capital) on a 2-day visit to attend 11th BRICS Summit.
    • Today, Huge business delegations from all the BRICS countries are participating in the BRICS Business Forum which will be joined by all the BRICS leaders in the evening.
    • BRICS Business Forum will enhance the business collaborations between BRICS countries and deepen the relations with the New Development Bank.
    • The theme of the Summit this year is "Economic Growth for an Innovative Future”.
    • BRICS Institute of Future Network and a Women Business Alliance will also be launched this year.
    • BRICS brings together five major economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa having 23% of the global GDP and around 17% of the share in world trade.
    Source: DD News
    National Affairs

    8. President's rule imposed in Maharashtra

    • As per Maharashtra Governor’s Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommendation, President Ram Nath Kovind signed a proclamation imposing President’s rule in Maharashtra (Article 356).
    • The state legislative assembly has been kept under suspended animation
    • In the latest state election, the BJP emerged as the single largest party with 105 seats followed by the Shiv Sena 56, the NCP 54 and the Congress 44 in the 288-member House.
    Note:
    • In India, the president's rule is the suspension of state government and imposition of direct central government rule in a state.

    9. Gujarat CM launches online registration portal to facilitate setting up of new MSME units

    • Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has launched an online registration portal to facilitate setting up of new MSME units.
    • Mr. Rupani approved the first online application through the portal and issued a certificate through an e-mail to a woman entrepreneur.
    • The Union government had also announced that purchase of land would also be possible without prior approval for the purpose of setting up a new MSME unit in the state.

    10. Supreme Court upholds disqualification of 17 Karnataka MLAs

    • The Supreme Court upheld the disqualification of the 17 MLAs of Congress-JD (S) who had resigned earlier this year.
    • Now, the Supreme Court allowed them to contest the election.
    • The speaker of legislative assembly Ramesh Kumar had disqualified 17 rebel MLAs before the confidence motion of the HD Kumaraswamy government in the assembly.
    • Kumaraswamy's government resigned after failing to get a trust vote in the assembly.

    11. Haryana Govt.’s Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna Scheme

    • The Haryana government has decided to bring more crops under its ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna (BBY)’ scheme.
    • The decision was taken at a BBY’s review meeting which was presided by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
    • Under BBY scheme, farmers get compensated for selling their crop at a price lower than that fixed by the government.
    Sports

    12. Shafali Verma becomes the youngest Indian to score international fifty

    • Shafali Verma (15-years- and 285 days) has become the youngest Indian cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket.
    • Shafali Verma’s 73 runs (49-ball) in the first T20 International against West Indies surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s 30-year-old record.
    • Shafali achieved the feat surpassing batting legend Tendulkar, who had notched up his maiden Test fifty at 16 years and 214 days.

    13. Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah maintain top positions in ICC ODI ranking

    • In Cricket, Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have maintained their top spots in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings.
    • Kohli is at the top of the rankings for batsmen, followed by Rohit Sharma.
    • In the bowlers' rankings, Bumrah maintained his top spot followed by New Zealand's pacer Trent Boult.
    • Hardik Pandya is the only Indian to feature in the top 10 among all-rounders.
    • England's World Cup hero Ben Stokes tops the chart followed by Mohammad Nabi of Afghanistan.
    12 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    12 November 2019 - Daily Current Affairs

    1. 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji being celebrated today

    • Today, the 550th birth anniversary of first Sikh guru and founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev is being celebrated as ‘Prakash Parv’.
    • President Ramnath Kovind has taken part in the festivities at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of Punjab.
    • Guru Nanak Dev Ji spent more than 15 years at Sultanpur Lodhi, where he attained enlightenment.
    Note:
    • Guru Nanak Dev was born on the full moon day of Kartik month (Poornima) in 1469.
    • Guru Nanak was the founder of the Sikh religion and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.

    2. World Pneumonia Day observed today

    • World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on 12th November to raise awareness about pneumonia, the world’s leading infectious killer of children under the age of 5.
    • World Pneumonia Day was established in 2009 and seeks to spread awareness of the diseases as a public health issue.
    • The day also aims to generate action, including continued donor investment, to combat pneumonia and other common, deadly childhood diseases.

    3. Public Service Broadcasting Day being celebrated today

    • Today, the Public Service Broadcasting Day is being celebrated to commemorate the first and only visit of the Mahatma Gandhi (Father of the Nation) to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi (in 1947).
    • Mahatma Gandhi addressed the displaced people, who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition.
    Appointment

    4. Union Minister, Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant resign from NDA govt

    • President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Arvind Ganpat Sawant (Shiv Sena MP) from the Union Council of Ministers.
    • Earlier, Mr Sawant is the Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister in Narendra Modi government.
    • Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has been assigned the additional charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
    Source: AIR News
     Science

    5. NASA unveils its first electric aeroplane

    • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched its first all-electric experimental aircraft named the X-57 “Maxwell”.
    • The first delivery of the all-electric experimental aircraft was taken from Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) in California, United States  (US).
    • Due to current battery limitations, Maxwell's design is envisioned for use in short-haul flights as an air-taxi or commuter plane for a small number of passengers. 
    • The aircraft is expected to be operational by late 2020.
     International Affairs

    6. BRICS trade ministers meeting begins in Brasilia

    • BRICS trade ministers meeting has been started in Brasilia.
    • The meeting will focus on trade facilitation, investment promotion and cooperation in customs among other issues.
    • MoU on trade and investment promotion between agencies of all the 5 BRICS countries will be signed after the meeting.
    • Commerce minister Piyush Goyal is leading the Indian delegation.
    • Later, Power minister R K Singh will attend the meeting of BRICS power ministers where deliberations will focus on clean energy and harnessing the strengths of each other in the energy sector.
    National Affairs

    7. Gujarat Govt gives approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port

    • Gujarat Government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port.
    • The joint venture of United Kingdom-based Foresight Group and Mumbai-based Padmanabh Mafatlal Group will invest 1,900 crore rupees to set up a CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port.
    • Proposed CNG terminal will have an annual capacity of 1.5 metric tonnes.
    • At present, the Bhavnagar port is operated by Gujarat Maritime Board, which is handling three metric tones of cargo annually.  

    8. Centre approves to set up four medical device parks

    • The Union government of India has given approval for setting up four medical device parks with a view to support Make in India initiative and provide world-class products at an affordable price for treatment.
    • The four parks will be set up in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
    • These parks will provide the necessary infrastructure, where companies can easily plug and play.
    • This will not only cut import bill but will also help in easy access to standard testing facilities and reduce the cost of production.
    • The project of Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone for creation of Common Facility Centre (CFC) for Superconducting Magnetic Coil Testing and Research was given in-principle approval recently.
    • The scheme proposes to provide Rs. 25 crores or 70% of the project cost of setting up CFCs, whichever is less, for the creation of common facilities in any upcoming park.
    Note:
    • India is largely an importer of medical devices, with domestic industry accounting for about 2% of the global industry which stands at USD 250 billion, as per the estimates.

    9. Newly discovered species of spider named after Sachin Tendulkar

    • Dhruv Prajapati has discovered two new spider species found in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.
    • Mr. Prajapati is a research scholar from the Gujarat Ecological Education & Research (GEER) Foundation.
    • One spider species was named after Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as “Marengo Sachin Tendulkar”
    • The other was named as “Indomarengo chavarapater” after Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara, who played a key role in creating awareness on education in the state of Kerala.

    10. 5th edition of GES to be held from Nov 26-28 in Bengaluru

    • The fifth edition of Global Exhibition on Services (GES)- 2019 is being held from 26th to 28 November at Bengaluru in Karnataka.
    • The Global Exhibition on Services is an annual event which aims to engage industry and governments across the world and to promote greater exchange of trade in services between India and the rest of the world.
    • GES 2019 is an attempt towards escalating the Indian services bar in the global arena, encompassing participation from 100 countries and hosting sector-specific knowledge sessions.
    • India is looking to attract investments and partnerships in strategic areas like aviation and space programme, infrastructure, and telecom projects.

    11. Defence innovations conference showcasing accomplishments of iDEX to be held in New Delhi

    • The defence ministry is organising Def-Connect in New Delhi to showcase the accomplishments of the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) initiative.
    • The conference aims to bring together all stakeholders of the iDEX ecosystem, Ministry of defence, iDEX selected startups, Partner Incubators, Defence Innovation Organisation, Nodal agencies (Indian Army, Navy, Airforce), Defence Research and Development Organisation and Defence Public Sector Undertakings and Indian Ordnance Factories.
    Source: Business-Standard
     Art & Culture

    12. Eight movies from focus country Russia to be screened at IFFI 2019

    • The 50th- edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will showcase eight movies from Russia which is Country of focus this year.
    • 'Andrei Tarkovsky: A Cinema Prayer', is one of the movies to be featured among these Russian movies.
    • The documentary by Tarkovsky is considered one of his masterpieces. It recounts the director's life and works told by himself.
    • In the film, he shares his memories, view of art and reflections on the destiny of the artist and the meaning of human existence.
    Source: AIR News
    Sports

    13. Saurabh Chaudhary wins a silver medal in Men's 10m air pistol event at Asian Championship

    • Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the silver medal in men's 10m air pistol event to continue India's surge at the 14th Asian Championship in Doha.
    • Korea's Kim Song Guk won the top prize with a world record 246.5.
    • Iran's Foroughi Javed bagged the bronze.
    • India won six Olympic quotas across events from the prestigious championship, taking their total to 15.

    14. Javelin thrower Sundar Singh wins gold in World Para Athletics Championships

    • India's Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has won a gold medal in the men's F46 javelin throw event at World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.
    • With this, India has secured three Tokyo Paralympic Games quota, along with the bronze winner Ajeet Singh and Rinku.
    • Gurjar came up with his season's best effort of 61.22m to claim the top spot
    • While Yogesh Kathuniya added a silver for India in men's discus throw F56 event with a best throw of 42.05m yesterday.
    • India now has two gold, two silver and a bronze in the Championships.
    Source: AIR News 
    HP Patwari Answer Key & Solved Question Paper Analysis 17 Nov 2019

    HP Patwari Answer Key & Solved Question Paper Analysis 17 Nov 2019

    HP Patwari Answer Key & Solved Question Paper Analysis 17 Nov 2019 pdf: answer key for series A B C D of patwari test, cut off merit list at himachal.gov.in HP Patwari Revenue Exam Test had conducted on 17th November and many applicants who have written the exam of Patwari, Himachal Pradesh. Candidates will also wait for the patwari answer key, HP merit list, and Patwari result after the exam conducted. In this article, we brought every possible information about the HP patwari vacancies and the date of the patwari test Result.

    Past days Revenue Department, Himachal Pradesh has invited for application form for the post of patwari against  1194 vacant seats in the state. Applications were invited between 10th Sep and 30th Sep for these vacancies where lakhs of candidates applied.  The exam is scheduled to be held on the 17th December so aspirants will be preparing for the exam, leaving no stone unturned.

    HP Patwari Answer Key Analysis 17 November 2019

     In this article, we’re trying to provide more and more information about Himachal Pradesh Patwari Revenue exam so aspirants should read this article thoroughly regarding the same.  

    As per updates Himachal Pradesh Revenue Department post organizing Patwari Written Exam 2019 on scheduled date likely to release Answer Keys. The Revenue Department, Himachal Pradesh shall release HP Patwari 17 November Exam Answer Keys within 3 days of Exam. Candidates following the web portal will get download the Examination Answer Keys.

    HP Patwari Solved Question Paper Analysis 17 November 2019

    The Written Exam for Patwari recruitment posts organized successfully on 17/11/2019 (10:00 am to 12:30pm) at allotted Exam centres in State. Applicants called for the Patwari Written Examination issuing Call Letters.

    HP Patwari Exam Pattern 17 November 2019

    Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of MarksTime Duration
    Arithmetics25252 Hours
    General Hindi2525
    English2525
    General Knowledge2525
    Total100100

    HP Patwari exam is scheduled on 17 November 2019 (Sunday) at 11:00 AM. There is 100 MCQs on GK, Mathematics, English and Hindi Language to be attempted in 90 minutes. We will giving here the information regarding Himachal Pradesh Patwari Subject Wise Solved Question Paper with full details in this page.

    Himachal Pradesh Patwari Cut off Marks 2019

    CategoryCut-off marks
    General80-85
    OBC70-80
    SC65-75
    ST60-75
    Others60-65
    Average75-80


    District-Wise HP Patwari Cut-off Marks 2019



    District NameNumber of VacanciesCut-off marks
    Bilaspur31Available soon
    Chamba68Available soon
    Hamirpur80Available soon
    Kangra220Available soon
    Kinnaur19Available soon
    Kullu42Available soon
    Mandi174Available soon
    Shimla115Available soon
    Sirmour52Available soon
    Solan63Available soon
    Una69Available soon

    However, the cut-off marks are not the same for everyone. It is different for candidates with different categories of reservation. They also vary with regions i.e, it is different for different districts with a different number of vacancies. Below is the table showing cut-off marks for different categories.

    Himachal Pradesh Patwari Merit List 2019

    After the results are declared officially by the Department of Revenue, Government of Himachal Pradesh, cut-off marks for the same are announced. Candidates who obtain more or equal marks than the decided cut-off marks are qualified. A district-wise HP Patwari merit list is also generated and uploaded to its official website.

    HP Patwari Exam Details

    The Department of Revenue, Government of Himachal Pradesh has earlier announced vacancies for 1195 Patwari posts. People in lakhs have applied and written the examination. Though the HP Patwari Answer key 2019 is released, still there is major anticipation in the people who have taken the examination. The results are followed by the announcement of HP Patwari Exam cut-off marks and also the merit list.

    The result is expected to be released in the month of December. Once there is an official announcement of the HP Patwari Exam result 2019, candidates can check them directly from the official website which is – https://himachal.nic.in/

    How to Download HP Patwari Answer Keys 2019 PDF (Question & Answer Sheet)

    HP Patwari Answer Key 2019 is a document released by the Department of Revenue, Government of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh Patwari Answer sheet contains the correct answers for the HP Patwari question paper. The answer key is available for all the four sets of question papers namely Set A, Set B, Set C, and Set D.
    • Step 1: Navigate to the official website of Himachal Pradesh which is https://himachal.nic.in/
    • Step 2: Under the department section, navigate to Revenue and click on it. Alternatively, you can also click this link to navigate directly to the Himachal Pradesh Revenue Department page – Click Here
    • Step 3: Under the notifications section on the ‘Department of Revenue’ page, check for a link that says ‘HP Patwari Answer Key 2019’ and click it.
    • Step 4: You should find an option to download the key on your computer, click it.
    • Step 5: A pdf version of the HP Patwari Answer Sheet 2019 PDF should be downloaded to your computer. It is advised to have it printed to conveniently cross-check your answers later. To take a print out of the same, go to the File menu and choose the print option from the list or directly press the shortcut ‘Cntrl+P’ on your keyboard and select the desired printer from the list.
    Note: Himachal Pradesh Revenue Depart will Release The HP Patwari Answered Key 2019 in the 4th week of Nov 2019, ( Solved Question paper) Mean While Other Private Coaching Institutes will release the Himachal Pradesh Patwari Answer Key 2019 we will update them Here

    If any one of the Applicants have any query don’t hesitate about that just ask your query by sent the comment in the commenting Box given below.

    Thanks,
    Team aimsuccess.in
    Ranked No. 1 Institute for Himachal Pradesh Exams (HPAS, HP Allied Services & HPPSC Exams)