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Current Affairs One-Liner: 12th November 2020

Published on November 12, 2020
  • International Bird Festival: It will be organized in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh in February 2021. The announcement for same was made by Dara Singh Chauhan, State’s minister for forest and environment.
  • Static Part: 
    • Capital of UP: Lucknow
    • CM of UP: Yogi Adityanath
    • Governor of UP: Anandiben Patel
  • The GOI has issued a notification to bring digital or online media, like films, audio-visual programmes, news, current affairs content and digital content providers like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar etc. under the regulation of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 12th November 2020
  • Static Part: 
    • Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting: Prakash Javadekar
  • Body Mass Index of teenagers was released by international media journal ‘The Lancet’. As per the index, India is placed at the rank position of 196th. As per the report, Indian 19 years of age boys and girls have a BMI of 20.1 which is among the shortest in the world. Indian boy ranked at 180th in having an average height of 5.46 feet and girls ranked at 182nd with an average height of 5.06 feet. However, Netherland topped in the list having tallest boys and girls at the age of 19 years.
  • One of the largest tech firm, TCS to acquire 100% shares of Postbank Systems AG (PBS) from Deutsche Bank.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of Deutsche Bank: Frankfurt, Germany
  • National Common Mobility Card (NCMC): It is the RuPay Debit Card launched by Karnataka Bank and it is the bank’s first-ever contactless debit card. 
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of Karnataka Bank: Mangaluru, Karnataka 
    • MD and CEO of Karnataka Bank: Mahabaleshwara M S 
    • Tagline of Karnataka Bank: Your Family Bank across India
  • Awards and Recognition: Ruskin Bond: He is conferred with Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award 2020.
  • Important Days and Themes: 12th Nov 2020: Public Service Broadcasting Day
    • 12th Nov 2020: World Pneumonia Day
  • Obituaries: Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa: He Prime Minister of Bahrain. He was longest-serving PM of Bahrain and World’s longest-serving PM. 
    • Carlos Gonzalez Valles: He was Author and Gujarati Columnist.
  • Cabinet approved Production-Linked incentive Scheme
  • Appointments on 12th November 2020
  • 'SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0’
  • IBSA Report on ‘Deepening Cooperation in IBSA
  • Indian Astronomers joined hands with 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate
  • 20th SCO Council of Heads of State Summit


Q.1 Who among the following to acquire 100% shares of Postbank Systems AG (PBS) from Deutsche Bank?
a. ICICI Bank
b. TCS
c. Axis Bank
d. Infosys

Q.2 Who among the following launched National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which is the RuPay Debit Card?
a. Karnataka Bank
b. Bandhan Bank
c. Bank of Maharashtra
d. UCO Bank

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