Page-3 of Current Affairs - November, 2015

Patricia Scotland Commonwealth's new Secretary General

Dominica-born British lawyer Patricia Scotland (60) has been elected as the new Secretary General of the Commonwealth. With this, she becomes its first woman and also first British citizen to be elected secretary‑general of the 53-member bloc’s history. She will ..

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CBDT signs 11 more Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has entered into 11 more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) with Indian subsidiaries of foreign companies operating in various segments of the economy. Of the total eleven APAs, seven were having rollback provisions ..

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BBIN Friendship Motor Car Rally flagged off from Silchar

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Friendship Motor Car Rally was flagged off from Silchar, Assam. The international rally aims at highlighting connectivity in the sub-region and seamless movements of vehicles across the borders in the 4 nations through implementation ..

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Lok Sabha adopts resolution committing to uphold Constitution

The Lok Sabha has unanimously adopted a resolution affirming commitment to the principles and ideals of the Constitution and resolve to uphold and maintain its sanctity and supremacy. The resolution was moved by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahaja at the ..

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Nuclear capable Agni-I missile successfully test-fired

Indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-I was successfully test-fired from Dr Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast. The user trial of the strategic missile was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army. ..

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ASW Corvette Kadmatt handed over to Indian Navy by GRSE

The second Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette INS Kadmatt has been formally handed over to Indian Navy at Kolkata, West Bengal. It has been built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) and would be inducted into the Eastern Fleet ..

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