10 November current affairs - on this day in history, economy, international, national, sports updated on Apr 2020

10th November

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

  • 1903 Windshield wiper patented
  • 1775 US Marine Corps is created
  • 1951 North American Numbering Plan begins

 

NATIONAL

 

  • Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan being organised in New Delhi from November 9 to 11
  • Indo-Russian joint tri-service exercise codenamed INDRA 2019 to be held from December 10-19
  • Assam Civil Service officer Hitesh Dev Sharma replaces Prateek Hajela as NRC (National Register of Citizens) Coordinator
  • Dhrupad maestro and Padma Shri awardee Ramakant Gundecha dies at 56 in Bhopal
  • Supreme Court settles the long pending Ayodhya land dispute case
  • In a unanimous decision, a five-judge Constitution bench ruled that the 2.77 acres of the disputed land will remain with the Central government and be handed over to a Trust for the construction of a temple
  • Latest Sample Registration System (SRS) 2015-2017 bulletin for Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) released on October 7, 2019

 

ECONOMY

 

  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship confers the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 to Enterprises and Ecosystem builders in New Delhi
  • Govt decides to import 1 lakh tonnes of onion to control price rise; MMTC to import and NAFED to distribute

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

  • Brazil’s former President Lula da Silva walks free from jail after spending a year and a half behind bars for corruption
  • Mauritius PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth gets another five-year term as his Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) wins 38 out of 62 seats in Parliament
  • Ullas Karanth, Director, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bengaluru, awarded the George Schaller Lifetime Award in Wildlife Conservation Science
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