November Week III — 11 Nov – 18 Nov, 2018

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NATIONAL NEWS

 

  1. SIMBEXSingapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise is a naval exercise between two navies in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.
    • This is the 25th Anniversary of SIMBEX.
  1. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched GPS Mapping of Government Schools and Personnel Location System in
    • This is a first in the country initiative and was under taken by the School Education Department of the state.
    • This would help in computerization and digitization of records of all the government schools.
  1. West Bengal has decided to set up development boards for the Matua and Namasudra
    • This decision was taken for social representation and welfare of the 2 communities present in large numbers in the state.
  1. Supreme Court has approved a separate High Court for Andhra Pradesh and it will start functioning from 1st January 2019.
    • This will be the 25th High Court in India.
    • At present, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have a common High Court at Hyderabad.
  1. Election Commission has set up ‘Sangwari’ polling booths in various constituencies of Chhattisgarh to encourage women voters to vote in the Assembly elections.
    • Sangwari means friend.

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