Current Affairs 2 November 2019

Current Affairs 2 November 2019

Current Affairs 2 November 2019

    • Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera said that the country will neither host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit nor the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) for security reasons.

 

    • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh embarked for a two-day visit to Tashkent to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.

 

    • A Supreme Court-mandated panel EPCA has declared a public health emergency in the Delhi-NCR region and banned all the construction activity till 5th November.

 

    • Election Commission has announced the schedule of five-phase polls for 81 seats in Jharkhand State Assembly.

 

    • States of Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh celebrated their formation day on 1 November.

 

    • Chavang Kut, the post-harvest festival of the Kuki-Chin-Mizo communities is being celebrated across NorthEastern states with traditional gaiety and enthusiasm.

 

    • Shri Sanjeev Nandan Sahai assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Power.

 

    • Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced that the next year’s champion county match will be played in Sri Lanka.

 

    • A book titled “The Unquiet River: A biography of the Brahmaputra”, re-imagines the layered history of Assam with the Brahmaputra river at the centre.