30.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   ·       Saudi Arabia elected to UNESCOs World Heritage Committee   Saudi Arabiawas elected to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee for the first time on 27 November 2019. The Kingdom was elected to the UN heritage body’s executive board for the term 2019-2023. The approval confirms Saudi Arabia’s … Read more

29.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   QS World University Rankings for Asia has been released   The National University of Singapore is ranked Asia’s best for the second consecutive year. It is followed by Nanyang Technological University, which has risen from 3rd to 2nd; and the University of Hong Kong.   96 Indian institutions rank among 550 … Read more

28.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL ·       Indian Navy to host multi-nation military drill in March 2020 ð  Indian Navy will host a multi-nation military drill called Milan 2020 at Visakhapatnam in March 2020.MILAN denotes Multilateral Naval Exercise. The event will witness the participation of several countries. ð MILAN series of biennial exercises commenced in 1995. It was at Andaman and Nicobar … Read more

27.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

      INTERNATIONAL   India-Netherland: “Water 4 change”, an urban water management system   The Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), operating under the Government of Kerala has launched the “Water 4 Change”.   Under the project, six prominent institutions from Netherlands will perform a long-term research and field level action on … Read more

26.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL ·       Singapore Signs MOU with South Korea on Cybersecurity Cooperation   Singapore signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with South Korea to enhance cooperation and information-sharing on cybersecurity, according to a statement from the city-state’s government.   The MOU witnessed by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.Singapore … Read more

24-25.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL WHO study on physical activity-India ranks 8th   The World Health Organization published its study about physical activity of adolescents aged between 11 and 17 years.   The assessment included physical education, active play, recreation and sports, walking, planned exercises and cycling.   India was ranked eighth reporting lowest level of physical activity. … Read more

23.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ·       India, Singapore has agreed to conduct the trilateral maritime exercise   India and Singapore have agreed to conduct the trilateral maritime exercise involving Singapore, India, and Thailand annually from 2020. The agreement was made by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during the 4th India-Singapore Defence Ministers’ Dialogue (DMD).   The first Singapore-India-Thailand maritime exercise (SITMEX)was … Read more

22.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL Global Terrorism Index 2019 According to the 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI), deaths from terrorism fell for the fourth consecutive year, after peaking in 2014. The number of deaths has now decreased by 52 per cent since 2014, falling from 33,555 to 15,952. Afghanistan was the country most impacted by terrorism in 2018, … Read more

21.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL India ranked 59th in the 2019 IMD World Talent Ranking Switzerland topped the 2019 IMD World Talent Ranking. India ranked 59 on the global annual list of 63 countries. The list was released by the Swiss-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD). The ranking was based on the performance in three main categories, namely investment and development, … Read more

20.11.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL World Children’s Day: 20 November   Every year Universal Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. The United Nations’ (UN) Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN … Read more

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