13th Nov National & International Current Affairs

1. Exercise Indra is the name of joint military exercise between India and:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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2. Recently Pravind Jugnauth was sworn as Prime minister of:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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3. Which e-commerce platform introduced Project Zero? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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To block selling of counterfeit goods on its platform, e-commerce giant Amazon has introduced ‘Project Zero’ in India, in a bid to ensure that customers receive authentic goods when shopping on Amazon.

4. Which of the following organization is associated with Global Geoparks Network? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Global Geoparks Network (GGN) (also known as the Global Network of National Geoparks) is a UNESCO assisted network established in 1998

5. World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance was held in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The World Congress on Rural and Agricultural Finance (WCRAF) began in New Delhi. It aims at bringing together stakeholders of rural and agricultural finance all over the world. Theme: “Rural and Agricultural Finance: Critical Input to achieve Inclusive and Sustainable Development”

6. Hezbollah is a Shi'a Islamist political party and militant group based in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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7. 39th India International Trade Fair will be held in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The 39th India International Trade Fair is to begin in New Delhi on November 14, 2019. Around 25,000 people are expected to visit the fair. Theme: “Ease of Doing Business”

8. 8th session of the International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) was held in:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India attended the eighth session of the International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) at Rome, Italy. International Treaty of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) is also known as the “Seed Treaty”. It is an international agreement to ensure food security by exchange of world’s plant genetic resources of food and agriculture. It also aims at conservation and sustainable use of seed varieties

9. ExoMars is a joint space venture between European Space Agency and:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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ExoMars (Exobiology on Mars) is a two-part astrobiology project to search for evidence of life on Mars, a joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian space agency Roscosmos. The first mission was launched in 2016 and consists of the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli, an entry, descent and landing demonstrator module. The second mission is planned to be launched in 2020 and comprises a rover and surface science platform.

10. World Diabetis day is observed every year on:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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World Diabetis day is observed every year on November 14th The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is “The Family and Diabetes”

11. Which country will host 19th Council of Heads of Governments of SCO in 2020? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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India will be hosting the 19th Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2020. SCO: Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) aka Shanghai Pact was created in 2001 in Shanghai by China. Apart from China, its founding members were Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. India and Pakistan were admitted as full members in 2017.

12. Which of the following convention is related to Cyber crime? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Convention on Cybercrime, also known as the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime or the Budapest Convention, is the first international treatyseeking to address Internet and computer crime by harmonizing national laws, improving investigative techniques, and increasing cooperation among nations The Convention has 56 members. India is not a member of this convention.

13. Which country has become first South Asian nation to criminalize match fixing related offences? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Sri Lanka has become first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match-fixing.

14. Which country will host 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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International Hockey Federation (FIH), in Lausanne, has recently selected India to host the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup.

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