Current Affairs 4 November 2019

Current Affairs 4 November 2019

Current Affairs 4 November 2019

 

    • Severe cyclonic storm Maha lay centered at 580 kilometres southwest of Diu and 550 kms southwest of Veraval. It is most likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and make landfall between Dwarka and Diu on Wednesday night or early Thursday morning with wind speeds of 120 kilometres per hour,” said regional IMD director Jayanta Sarkar.

 

    • The CJI, who hails from Assam, said that NRC is neither a “new or a novel idea” as it found expression as early as in 1951 and the current exercise is an attempt to update the 1951 NRC.
    • The US has said the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Muhammed (JeM) continued to be a threat to India and slammed Pakistan for allowing candidates affiliated with the LeT front organisations to contest the country’s last general election.

 

    • Dmitry Loskutov, director general of Glavkosmos, and HSFC head Unnikrishnan Nair had signed the contract for the two critical components for the Rs 10,000-crore Gaganyaan mission, which is scheduled to be launched by December 2021.A life support system is a group of devices that allow a human to survive in space. The system supplies air, water and food, maintains optimum body temperature and deals with human waste products.

 

    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in the defence industries sector and explore possibility of boosting trade ties during their talks on the sidelines of the Asean Summit.

 

    • President Donald Trump was loudly booed on Saturday for the second time in a week at a sporting event as he attended a UFC fight in New York.

 

    • Hosts Vietnam registered a 3-0 win against Indian women’s football team in the first of the two FIFA international friendly matches at the VYFTC Ground in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday.

 

    • World number one Ashleigh Barty spectacularly ended her jinx against defending champion Elina Svitolina to win the WTA Finals on Sunday and scoop the richest prize in tennis history.

 

    • America’s Nelly Korda claimed back-to-back victory in the LPGA Taiwan Championship in a playoff against two players on Sunday to clinch her second win this year. Korda, 21, successfully defended her title in the playoff against Australia’s Minjee Lee and Germany’s Caroline Masson after they all finished with an aggregate score of 18-under-par 270.
    • Bangladesh beat India by 7 wickets in 1st T-20 Match

 

(Source-TOI)