10th Nov National & International Current Affair

1. Which of the following organization confers Earth Heroes Awards? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced 9th edition of the RBS Earth Heroes Awards (REHA) recently. The objective of this award is to recognise the grit and determination of individuals and institutions to preserve and protect the environment.

2. Ambassador of Conscience Award is given by:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Ambassador of Conscience Award is Amnesty International's most prestigious human rights award. It celebrates individuals and groups who have furthered the cause of human rights by showing exceptional courage standing up to injustice and who have used their talents to inspire others. It also aims to create debate, encourage public action and raise awareness of inspirational stories and human rights issues. Note: Amnesty International is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.

3. World Energy Outlook is released by:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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International Energy Agency is a Paris-based autonomous intergovernmental organization established in the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). • Its flagship releases are World Energy Outlook and Key World Energy Statistics.

4. Which of the following of article of the Indian constitution deals with Double Jeopardy? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Article 20(2) of the constitution deals with Double Jeopardy. It mandates that a person cannot be prosecuted or punished twice for the same offence. Note: Article 20: (1) No person shall be convicted of any offence except for violation of the law in force at the time of the commission of the act charged as an offence, nor be subjected to a penalty greater than that which might have been inflicted under the law in force at the time of the commission of the offence (2) No person shall be prosecuted and punished for the same offence more than once (3) No person accused of any offence shall be compelled to be a witness against himself

5. National Education Day is observed every year on:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad,the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 until 2 February 1958. National Education Day of India is celebrated on 11 November every year Note: In 1923, at age of 35, he became youngest person to serve as President of Indian National Congress. He also served as Congress president from 1940 to 1945, during which Quit India rebellion was launched He was one of main organizers of the Dharasana Satyagraha in 1931 He is also credited for establishing prestigious cultural and academies such as the Sangeet Natak Academy, Lalit Kala Academy and Sahitya Academy. Besides this, the University Grants Commission was also formed during his tenure. The Al-Hilal (The Crescent') was a weekly Urdu language newspaper established by the Indian leader Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and used as a medium for criticism of the British Raj in India Ghubar-e-Khatir (Sallies of Mind), is one of the most important works of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, written primarily during 1942 to 1946 when he was imprisoned in Ahmednagar Fort in Maharashtra by British Raj while he was in Bombay (now Mumbai) to preside over the meeting of All India Congress Working Committee

6. In which country Houthi movement is originated? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Houthi movement officially called Ansar Allah , is an Islamic religious-political-armed movement that emerged from Sa'dah in northern Yemen in the 1990s. They are of the Zaidi sect though the movement reportedly also includes Sunnis

7. Which section of the Representation of People Act states that, if a candidate or his agent appeals for votes on religious, caste, community, race and language grounds, it would amount to corrupt practice? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Under section 123 of RPA, if a candidate or his agent appeals for votes on religious, caste, community, race and language grounds, it would amount to corrupt practice

8. Which of the following is not correctly matched? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Consumer Price Indices (CPI) released at national level are: CPI for Industrial Workers (IW) CPI for Agricultural Labourers (AL)/ Rural Labourers (RL) CPI (Rural/Urban/Combined). While the first two are compiled and released by the Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the third by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. In India, RBI uses CPI (combined) released by CSO for inflation purpose WPI is prepared by Office of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

9. Which of the following countries will host the conference 'No Money for Terror 2020'? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India will host the next edition of the ‘No Money For Terror’ conference to be held in 2020 The ‘No Money For Terror’ conference is organised by Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) of over 100 countries, jointly called The Egmont Group. India will host the next ‘No Money For Terror’ conference

10. World Science Day for Peace and Development observed on:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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11. Headquarters of United Nations World Food Programme is located in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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World Food Programme (WFP) is the food-assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security

12. How many countries are present in ASEAN group? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten Southeast Asian countries, which promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and sociocultural integration among its members and other Asian states. The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a regional forum held annually by leaders of, initially, 16 countries in the East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian regions, based on the ASEAN Plus Six mechanism. Membership expanded to 18 countries including Russia and the United States at the Sixth EAS in 2011.

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