Current Affairs 3rd November 2018

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Current Affairs 3rd November 2018

NATIONAL

  • Goa ranked at top and Bihar featured at the lowest in the first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) released by child rights organisation ‘Plan India’.
  • Assam government signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Terms of Reference (ToR) with Singapore for skilling youth of the state.
  • Haryana government announced lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for Hindi Satyagrahis and few more assistances.
  • The Fourth Dialogue of the NITI Aayog – Development Research Centre (DRC) of the State Council, Peoples’ Republic of China was held in Mumbai. 
  • The first ever India-US Dialogue on Intellectual Property has been launched in Delhi to deepen bilateral strategic cooperation on IP policy.
  • Indian Air Force has organised a two day seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Aviation Engineering and Logistics’ (AVIAMAT-2018) at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi. 

INTERNATIONAL

  • Tourism minister KJ Alphons along with a delegation of senior officials attended the 109th session of United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council in Manama, Bahrain.

SPORTS

  • Ace Indian shooter Heena Sindhu won a gold medal in women’s 10m Air Pistol event at Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane, Australia.
  • India’s young table tennis player Diya Chitale wins one gold and one silver medal in the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge.
  • Qatar will host the 23rd edition of the World Corporate Games 2019. The Games will provide an opportunity for corporations around the world to showcase their competitive prowess through sports, the organisers said.
  • Senior Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali announced his retirement from limited overs cricket in order to concentrate fully on Test cricket.

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