Current Affairs Updates for 12 November

Published on Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Current Affairs Updates for today :-


  • The State of Kerela became the first State of India to have bank accounts for all families under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana launched recently by the Government of India. 
  • Jeevan Pramaan-Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners launched by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi. The basic aim of the scheme is that to provide the hastle free pension to about 1 Crore pensioners in all over India. Now, they not need to provide Life Certificate every year. 
  • 21st Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation held in Beijing, China during the period 08th to 10th November 2014. 
  • Shiv Sena gave the vote against the Bhatiya Janta Party in Assembly of Maharashtra. Haribhau Bagde of Bhartiya Janta Party to be elected as the Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly because the candidates of Shiv Sena and Congress withdrew their candidature from the post of Speaker. 


  • The prize money of Cricket World Cup participating teams increased about 20% by the International Cricket Council. Now, the World Cup Winner team will get $4.3 mn. The main thing is also came into the light that the Decision Review System would be used in all the 49 matches of Cricket World Cup.


  • Mathias Samuel Soundra Pandian, the Professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University, died. Pandian was also a writer and wrote about politics of South India and also about the Dravidian Movement. 


  • G.S. Sandhu appointed as the Chairman of National Chemical Weapon Convention. Earlier, he was the Secretary of financial services. 


  • Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India, the largest high altitude Zoo of India, awarded with The Earth Heroes Award for the year 2014 and became the first Zoo of India to receive the award. 
  • Hanumappa Sudarshan won Social Entrepreneur Award for the year 2014.

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