Current Affairs Update for 19 November

Published on Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Current Affairs Update for today :-


  • Dr.Hasmukh Adhia appointed as Director of the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India replaced with Gurdial Singh Sandhu. 


  • Rajnath Singh, the Home Minister of India visited Israel to give strength to the bilateral relations. The Prime Minister of Israel is Benjamin Netanyahu. 
  • Kisav Vikas Patra scheme re-launched by the Government of India to encourage the small amount savings.Earlier, the scheme launched on 01st April 1988. 
  • Five agreements signed between India and Australia during the visit of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to Australia. Five agreements are: 
  1. Agreement Concerning Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners 
  2. MoU on Tourism 
  3. MoU on Combating Narcotics Trafficking and Developing Police Cooperation 
  4. MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Arts and Culture 
  5. The Social Security Agreement 


  • Pandit Jasraj conferred with Sumitra Charat Ram Award for the year 2014 for his lifetime achievement. He is the founder of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra which was established in the year 1952. 
  • The book namely ‘Truth Always Prevails’ written by Sadruddin Hashwani, released. 
  • 1st State Bravery Award of the State of Assam given to Gunjan Sarma. Gunjan Sarma saved the life of 10 children who were taken hostage by a gunman in the year 2013. 
  • Dilip Vengsarkar (full name Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar), former Cricketer of India selected for C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2014.

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