18 Nov (Saturday)
Vedic Ritu/
Sharad Ritu
Drik Ritu : Hemant Ritu
पक्ष :: Shuklapaksh
Vikram Samvat – 2080
Shaka Samvat – 1945
Month: Kartika 05 (Amanta)
Kartika 21, (Purnimanta)
Nakshatr: Uttara Ashadha/Shravana
Tithi: Panchami (up to 9:18 am) Shashthi
Rahu 09:28 AM – 10:50 AM
Yamaganda : 01:33 PM – 02:54 PM

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  1. Around 72 % voter turnout recorded in single phase Assembly Elections in MP; Over 68 % voting in final phase polls in Chhattisgarh.
  2. President Droupadi Murmu will inaugurate a two-day International Conference-cum-Exhibition on ‘Aerospace and Aviation in 2047’ in New Delhi.
  3. PM Modi stressed that efforts should be made to effectively deal with the challenges posed by Artificial Intelligence and Deepfake technology.
  4. PM Modi invites inputs from citizens for Mann Ki Baat programme to be broadcast on November 26.
  5. Department of Pensions and Pensioners Welfare, Government of India has launched a month-long Nation-wide campaign to make Pensioners aware of the use of Face Authentication technology for submitting Digital Life Certificate (DLC).
  6. Culture Ministry will organize India Art, Architecture, and Design Biennale at Red Fort to provide a global platform for the promotion of arts and the artist fraternity.
  7. Himachal Pradesh state government has decided to convert 2,050 primary to senior secondary schools into Chief Minister schools of excellence in a phased manner by 2026-27, said CM Sukhvinder Singh.
  8. In Bengaluru, The University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) will organise the annual Krishi Mela at Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra in Hebbal from November 17 to 20.
  9. Assam government to provide Grade III jobs to National Games medal winners. The state cabinet has approved the appointments of 37th National Games medal winners and cash awards to 42 medal winners who are already in government service.
  10. Noney Bridge, the world’s tallest railway pier bridge in Manipur, part of the Jiribam-Imphal project, is nearing completion as 80 per cent of work is completed.
  11. Political parties intensify their campaign for Assembly elections in Rajasthan and Telangana.
  12. Viksit Bharat SankalpYatra reached Bankati and Bhuda villages of Palia block of Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.
  13. Union Minister of State for social justice and empowerment Pratima Bhoumik distributes loans amounting to Rs. 2. 75 crore to divyangs in Chennai; Also inaugurates a 10 day exhibition showcasing the talents of the Divyangs.
  14. To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Yom-e-Fateh, Liberation of Kargil in November 1948, ‘Forever in Operations’ organised a medical & veterinary camp for the remote border village of Hunderman in Kargil.
  15. All India Congress Committee, AICC President Mallikarjun Kharge releases party Manifesto in Hyderabad for Telangana Assembly Elections.
  16. South Coast Railway Zone (SCoR) zonal headquarters to be set up in Visakhapatnam soon.
  17. Jal Jeevan Mission conducted 4464 activities across the Union Territory as part of fifth phase of ambitious “Back to Village” programme.
  18. Midhili Cyclone: The IMD warned fishermen not to venture into the sea in north Bay of Bengal and along and off West Bengal coasts till November 18. Some parts of Odisha, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Manipur, Assam and Meghalaya are likely to receive rain.
  19. Alok Sharm, a 1991-batch IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as the chief of the SPG, an elite commando unit that protects the Prime Minister of India.
  20. Eminent art historian and art critic Dr BN Goswamy, author of over 26 books, recipient of Padma Bhushan, passed away. He was 90 years.

Chief Justice of India: Shri Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
Minister Of Law & Justice: Arjun Ram Meghwal
International Court of Justice Prz.: Joan Donoghue

  1. 75% reservation for Haryana locals in the private sector is unconstitutional, Punjab and Haryana High Court held on Friday.
  2. The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the proceedings against Hero Motocorp chairman Pawan Kant Munjal in a money laundering case.
  3. The Madras high court has directed four medical college and hospitals in Puducherry, including deemed universities, to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to each of the 16 candidates for failing to admit him into the postgraduate medical programme even after they were allotted seats by the admission committee.
  4. Andhra Pradesh High Court upholds Termination of Service of Temple Employee due to Conversion to Christianity. The Andhra Pradesh High Court has upheld Sri Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy Varla Devasthanam’s (through Executive Officer) termination of the services of an employee who ceased to be a Hindu by converting to Christianity, as the act was repugnant to the requisites of the religious institution.
    • As per Rule 3 of AP Rules, 2000 every officeholder and servants of a religious institution or endowment shall be a person professing the Hindu Religion and he shall cease to hold office when he ceases to profess the Hindu religion.
  5. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday attached four properties in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch, officials said.The properties belong to Mohd Yaseen, son of Sakhi Walayat, a resident of Dhrooti (Dabi) Tehsil Balakot Poonch.As per the anti-terrorism agency, the properties have been attached in connection with the 2021 arms, ammunition, and drug recovery case.

“”””””””””” MISHAP “”””””””

On the sixth day of the operation to rescue 40 workers trapped inside a partially collapsed under-construction Silkyara-Barkot tunnel in Uttarakhand, significant success is said to have been achieved on Friday as 25-metre drilling had been done into the 70-metre-thick rubble to create a safe passage.

Minister: Nirmala Sitharaman.
Commerce & Industry : Piyush Goyal
RBI Gvrnr: Shaktikanta Das
President of the World Bank : Ajay Banga
IMF MD: Kristalina Georgieva

$ USD ₹ 83.29
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€ Euro: ₹ 90.93

GDP rate (2023): 6.5% ( $3.75 trillion)
India is the fifth largest economy in the world.
Inflation rate: 4.7%
Population: 141.81 cr
(17.7% of the total world population).
Unemployment: 7.8%

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  1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Isha Ambani, Anshuman Thakur and Hitesh Kumar Sethia as directors of Jio Financial Services.
  2. The Reserve Bank of India has tightened norms for unsecured personal loans for banks and non-banking financial companies.

Information and Broadcasting Minister: Shri Anurag Singh Thakur
Chairman of The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII): R Madhavan
Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC): Prasoon Joshi

  1. Netflix and Yash Raj Films’ are all set to release their much-awaited collaborative series. Titled ‘The Railway Men’, the series will be available on Netflix starting November 18.
    • The show features R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, Divyenndu and Babil Khan.
  2. After Rashmika Mandanna, a deepfake video of Bollywood actress Kajol has surfaced on the internet. In the clip, a woman with Kajol’s face photoshopped on her body is seen changing clothes on camera. The video is actually of a British social media influencer, who originally shared the clip on TikTok as part of the ‘Get Ready With Me’ trend.
  3. Bollywood Sonam Kapoor has hosted a party her house for legendary footballer David Beckham.

Supreme Commander of Armed Forces: The President
Minister: Rajnath Singh
Def Minister of State: Ajay Bhatt
Union Home: Amit Shah
National Security Advisor: Ajit Doval
Chief of Defence Staff:

  1. Indian defence company MKU Limited has launched a new ballistic helmet known as the Kavro Doma 360 at the Milipol Paris 2023 exhibition held in Paris from 14 to 17 November.
  2. Recently, the latest addition to the Indian Navy’s fleet, ‘Amini,’ an Arnala class ship, was launched at L&T Shipbuilding’s facility in Kattupalli, Tamil Nadu.
  3. Indian Army soldiers during a gun battle between terrorists and security forces in J&K, five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K) Kulgam district.
  4. The ninth edition of the Joint Military exercise “Exercise MITRA SHAKTI-2023” has officially commenced in Aundh (Pune), running from 16th to 29th November 2023. The exercise brings together the Indian and Sri Lankan armed forces for collaborative training and strategic cooperation.
  5. INS Kora was deployed at the Port of Colombo from 15-16 November for Operational Turnaround.
    INS Kora, a guided-missile corvette of the Indian Navy, has made a successful port call to Sri Lanka, the island nation’s navy said on Friday.
  6. Russian media reported an arms deal between New Delhi and Moscow. It is for the IGLA-S anti-aircraft missiles. It’s a Russian staple missile. It will now be made in India. One person can use it to target enemy aircraft. It has the ability to differentiate a friend from a foe. It will chase down an enemy aircraft and explode when it’s close enough to take the jet down.
    • Russia first developed it in the 1980s. The IGLA-1 was the first missile iteration.
  7. Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with his Timor-Leste counterpart Dr Donaciano Do Rosario Da Costa Gomes in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta.
  8. The Passing out Parade (POP) of the 145th course of the National Defence Academy (NDA) in Pune, will be held on November 30.
    • President Smt. Droupadi Murmu who is also the Supreme Commander of Armed Forces will review the Parade.
  9. TODAY CORPS OF ENGINEERS DAY CELEBRATED: The Groups of The Madras Sappers, The Bengal Sappers and The Bombay Sappers were formed in their respective Presidencies. All the three Engineer Groups were later merged to form The Corps of Engineers, on 18th November 1932. This day therefore, is revered and celebrated every year as ‘The Corps of Engineers Day’

External affairs Minister: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

  1. India, the United States, and 12 other members of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) have successfully concluded negotiations on the IPEF Clean Economy Agreement and the IPEF Fair Economy Agreement.
  2. According to NASA officials, NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) is set to be launched in first quarter of 2024 following some preliminary tests, particularly those related to vibration. NASA NISAR Project Manager Phil Barela said.
  3. PM Modi on Friday inaugurated a global centre for excellence for the Global South countries called DAKSHIN.
  4. India has consistently championed a “cooperative, inclusive, and consultative approach” to international relations, India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj said at the United Nations General Assembly.
  5. Union Minister of Earth Sciences Kiren Rijiju reviews greater male connectivity project in Maldives. Project being built under the Government of India’s concessional Line of Credit and Grant.
  6. US President Joe Biden on Thursday reaffirmed the United States’ “commitment to strengthen” the semiconductor supply chain, with a special emphasis on collaborative efforts with key nations, including India.
  7. India and Indonesia co-chaired the Expert Working Group (EWG) on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) for the cycle 2021-2024. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is currently on a visit to Indonesia to attend the 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) in Jakarta.
  8. Indian nurse named Nimisha Priya was sentenced to death in Yemen, after she was convicted in a case of murdering a Yemen national.
  9. PM Modi has conveyed his greetings to Pedro Sánchez for his re-election as the President of the Government of Spain.
  10. The Ministry of External Affairs has announced that High Commissioner of India
    Amit S Telang appointed as Indian envoy to the Caribbean Community, the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.

UNO Gen. Secy: António Guterres.

  1. Mohamed Muizzu sworn in as the 8th President of the Republic of Maldives in a ceremony held at the Republic Square in capital Male’. Vice President Hussain Mohamed Latheef also took oath of office.
  2. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) revealed that human activities contribute to 25% of global dust emissions, with agriculture standing out as the primary anthropogenic source. These findings emerged during a five-day meeting held in Uzbekistan from November 13-17.
  3. Israel President Isaac Herzog on Thursday accused Iran of “orchestrating” the October 7 attacks by Hamas to “derail” the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor which was paving the way for Israel’s inclusion in the region and peace process.Herzog further claimed that Iran is supporting the “terror machine” by providing billions of dollars.
  4. Hamas and Israel are reportedly engaged in preliminary discussions aimed at reaching a deal for the release of hostages. The proposed agreement specifically focuses on the potential release of around 50 women and children among the 240 hostages currently held by Hamas in Gaza, The Washington Post reported citing an Arab diplomat familiar with the negotiations.
  5. Finland to close four crossing points on its long eastern border with Russia: PM Petteri Orpo.

Minister: Shri Anurag Singh Thakur
BCCI president: Roger Binny
Hockey India President: Dilip Tirkey
16th President of the Indian Olympic Association: P. T. Usha


India vs Australia
Final match
On Nov 19, Sunday
at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 – Points Table
Teams P W L Pts Nrr

IND (Q) 9 9 0 18 +2.570
RSA (Q) 9 7 2 14 +1.261
AUS (Q) 9 7 2 14 +0.841
NZ (Q) 9 5 4 10 +0.743
PAK (E) 9 4 5 8 -0.199
AFG (E) 9 4 5 8 -0.336
ENG (E) 9 3 6 6 -0.572
BAN (E) 9 2 7 4 -1.087
SL (E) 9 2 7 4 -1.419
NED (E) 9 2 7 4 -1.825

  1. Shuttler PV Sindhu is looking to make Bangalore an extended training base under Prakash Padukone at his academy and is clear that the target will be going for gold at Paris Olympics.

UTTRAKHAND: Bhararisain
Dehradun (winter)
Before was Part of Uttar Pradesh
Formation: 9 Nov 2000
Districts: 13
Governor: Gurmit Singh
CM: Pushkar Singh Dhami (BJP)
Bird: Himalayan monal
Fish: Golden Mahseer
Flower: Brahma Kamal
Mammal: Alpine musk deer
Tree: Burans
In Bharat there are 28 states and 8 Union territories.
Population of Bharat:142 cr (2023)
President of Bharat: Smt Droupadi Murmu
Vice President: Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar
Prime Minister: Shri Narendra Modi
Speaker Lok Sabha: Shri Om Birla (BJP)
Rajya Sabha Seats: 245 (233 Elected + 12 Nominated)
Loksabha: 550 members (530 States + 20 Union Territories)
Chief Election Commissioner: Shri Rajiv Kumar

The great Ashoka is referred to as Samraat Chakravarti: Ashoka – the “Emperor of Emperors Ashoka.” His name “Aśoka” means “painless, without sorrow” in Sanskrit.

Ashoka, also known as Ashoka the Great, Piodasses in ancient Greece, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty son of Bindusara Maurya, who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE.

Ashoka expanded Chandragupta’s empire to reign over a realm stretching from present-day Afghanistan in the west to Bangladesh in the east. It covered the entire Indian subcontinent except for parts of present-day Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala. The empire’s capital was Pataliputra (in Magadha, present-day Patna), with provincial capitals at Taxila and Ujjain. Ashoka, after the war of Kalinga, got upset with the bloodshed and vowed to never fight again. He embraced Buddhism and patronised Buddhism in his rule and reign.

Be the type of person you want to meet.

Definition Of Happy Couple

HE Does What SHE Wants…SHE Does What SHE Wants.

What causes hiccups ?

A hiccup is a sudden, and then you involuntary contraction (spasm) of the diaphragm muscle. Common causes of hiccups include eating too quickly, eating or drinking too much. Home remedies for hiccups include: holding your breath, drinking a glass of water quickly, pulling hard on your tongue, biting on a lemon, gargling with water, and using smelling salt.

न कालमतिवर्तन्ते महान्तः स्वेषु कर्मसु ।

na kālamativartante mahāntaḥ sveṣu karmasu ।

Great people never delay their duties.

महान लोग अपने कर्तव्यों में देरी नहीं करते हैं ।

विरोधकः Contestant

Like poles of a magnet repel each other. This is because when the two magnets of like poles are kept facing each other the lines of forces are in opposite directions. … When the unlike poles of a bar magnet face each other the magnetic lines of force are in the same direction and hence unlike poles attract each other.

Batukeshwar Dutt (1910–1965) was an Indian revolutionary and independence fighter in the early 1900s.

He is best known for having exploded a few bombs, along with Bhagat Singh, in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on 8 April 1929.

After they were arrested, tied and imprisoned for life, he and Bhagat Singh initiated a historic hunger strike protesting against the abusive treatment of Indian political prisoners, and eventually secured some rights for them.

He was also a member of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association.

Ranjan Gogoi (born 18 November 1954) is an Indian jurist who served as the 46th Chief Justice of India. His term as Chief Justice was from 3 October 2018 till 17 November 2019.

On 9 November 2019, the five-judge bench headed by him delivered the verdict in the historical and controversial–Ayodhya dispute case.


Ayodhya …Sarayu UP
Badrinath …Alaknanda..Uttarakhand
Colkata ….Hoogly .W. B
Cuttack …..MahanadI……Orissa

Better late than never
Better to arrive late than not to come at all

Insinuate × Conceal, Camouflage
Insinuate: allude, hint

(kindly inform, if given info is differ from actual facts🙏🏻)

Vishnu word can be broken into two components: VIsh + Onu. “Vish” means poison and “Onu” means atom. It’s the human’s painful (blue) existence which extends in 4 days, or 4 Vedas till Kalki (Kal-Ki, Kal-ke, or tomorrow) Avatar in conscious state. Kalki also known as Nara (genderless) .

(Note: These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)

Eating makki roti during winter is beneficial as it contains B-complex vitamins that can keep sluggishness at bay. It is also good for your skin, hair, heart, brain and digestion. Makki roti is a good source of Vitamin A, C, K, beta-carotene and selenium.

CH Nαʋҽҽɳ Kυɱαɾ…