November 2020 Quick Points PDF Download

In this post, we are provideing November 2020 Quick Points pdf. it covers Important Days with Theme, Appointments November 2020, Summits & Conferences, Awards & Honors, sports, Agreements & MoUs, and a lot more.

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November 2020 Quick Points Important Days with Theme

Important Days in November
DateObservation Day with Theme
1st NovemberWorld Vegan Day
1st NovemberHaryana Day
2nd NovemberInternational Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
5th NovemberWorld Tsunami Awareness Day
6th NovemberInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7th NovemberNational Cancer Awareness Day
8th NovemberInternational Day of Running / World Run Day
8th NovemberInternational Day of Radiology

Motto- “Radiologists and radiographers supporting patients during COVID-19”

8th NovemberWorld Urbanism Day/World Town Planning Day
9th NovemberNational Legal Services Day
9th NovemberNational Entrepreneurship Day
9th NovemberWorld Usability Day
10th NovemberWorld Science Day for Peace and Development.

Theme- “Science for and with Society”

11th NovemberNational Education Day (India)
2nd Thursday of NovemberWorld Quality Day
12th NovemberWorld Usability Day / Make Things Easier Day
12th NovemberWorld Pneumonia Day
12th NovemberPublic Service Broadcasting Day
12th 18th NovemberWorld Antibiotic Awareness Week
13th NovemberWorld Kindness Day

Theme-“The World We Make – Inspire Kindness”

13th NovemberNational Ayurveda Day (Dhanwantri Jayanti)
14th NovemberChildren’s Day
14th NovemberWorld Diabetes Day

Theme-“The Nurse and Diabetes.”

15th NovemberWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
16th NovemberNational Press Day in India
16th NovemberInternational Day for Tolerance
3rd Thursday of NovemberWorld Philosophy Day
17th NovemberInternational Students’ Day
17th NovemberNational Epilepsy Day
18th NovemberNaturopathy Day
18th NovemberWorld COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Day

Theme-“Living Well with COPD-Everybody, Everywhere”.

19th NovemberInternational Men’s Day
19th NovemberWorld Toilet Day (WTD)

Theme- “Sustainable sanitation and climate change”.

19th November (3rd Thursday)World Philosophy Day
19th NovemberNational Integration Day
19th– 25th NovemberCommunal Harmony Week
20th NovemberUniversal Children’s Day
20th NovemberUN Africa Industrialization Day
20th NovemberThe Welfare of Minorities Day
21st NovemberWorld Television Day
21st NovemberWorld Hello Day
21st NovemberLinguistic Harmony Day
21st NovemberWorld Fisheries day
22nd NovemberWeaker Sections Day
23rd NovemberCultural Unity Day
25th NovemberInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW)

Theme- “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”

26th NovemberSamvidhan Divas / Constitution Day
26th NovemberNational Law Day
26th NovemberNational Milk Day
26th NovemberAnniversary of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks
27th NovemberIndian Organ Donation Day
30th NovemberNational flag day
30th NovemberDay of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
15th-21st NovemberNational Newborn Week

Theme-“Quality, Equity, Dignity for every newborn at every health facility and everywhere”.

16th-22nd NovemberNational Pharmacy Week (NPW)

Theme- “Pharmacists: Frontline Health Professionals”

23rd-27th NovemberAviation Safety Awareness Week

Appointments November 2020

Name of PersonDesignation
AK GuptaMD and CEO of ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL)
Aung San Suu KyiFirst and incumbent State Counsellor, Myanmar
Akshay Kumar SinghMD and CEO of Petronet LNG Ltd
Alassane OuattaraPresident of Ivory Coast
Arun GoelHead the committee set up by GOI to strengthen Capital Goods Sector
Chacha ChaudharyBrand Ambassador for Namami Gange Project
Dilip RathBoard of International Dairy Federation (IDF)
Duarte Pacheco30th President of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Greg Barclay (New Zealand)Chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) succeeds India’s Shashank Manohar
Gyanendro NingombamPresident of Hockey India(Manipur’s)
John MagufuliPresident of Tanzania
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.President of the United States(46th)
Kamala HarrisVice President of the United States
Lt Gen. Harpal SinghNew Engineer in Chief of Indian Army
M.M. Kuttychairperson of Commission for Air Quality Management(CAQM)
Maia SanduFirst Women President of Moldova
Major Gen. Rajeev ChaudharyDG of Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
Michael HoldingPatron of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Foundation
Mohd Mushtaque AhmadSenior Vice President of Hockey India
Navneet MunotMD and CEO of HDFC Mutual Funds
Nitish KumarChief Minister of Bihar(7th term)
Piercristiano BrazzalePresident of International Dairy Federation (IDF)
Priyanca RadhakrishnanIndian origin minister of New Zealand
PVG MenonCEO of Electronics Sector Skill Council of India(ESSCI)
Rajiv JalotaChairman of Mumbai Port Trust
Rajk Kummar RaoBrand Ambassador for Syska Group
Rohit SharmaBrand Ambassador for Financepeer
Sanjay Kumar MishraDirector of Enforcement Directorate (ED)
Senapathy (Kris) GopalakrishnanFirst Chairperson of the ‘Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)’
Smriti MandhanaBrand Ambassador for Equitas Small Finance Bank (ESFB)
Vidisha MaitraUN advisory committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions
Virat KohliBrand ambassador for Vize
VK SaraswatHead the committee formed by NITI Aayog
Yashvardhan Kumar SinhaChief Information Commissioner of Central Information Commission

November 2020 Awards & Honors

Emmett Leahy Award 2020Dr. Dinesh Katre
Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2020Paul Zacharia(Malayalam writer)
JC Daniel Award for lifetime contribution to Malayalam CinemaHariharan
JCB Prize in Literature for 2020S Hareesh(Malayalam author)
Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020Azim Premji
Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award 2020Ruskin Bond
Fertiliser Association of India (FAI) Golden JubileeDr K S Subramanian
International Children’s Peace Prize 2020Sadat Rahman
2020 Booker Prize for FictionDouglas Stuart
Vatayan Lifetime Achievement AwardRamesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Puraskar2020Naseeruddin Shah
Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Kiran Puraskar2020Neel Choudhary and Irawati Karnik
AESC (Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants) lifetime Achievement Award 2020Dr. Bish Agrawal
Eligible for 2021 Oscar nomination‘Natkhat’(Vidya Balan’s short film)
National Water Awards(NWAs) for 2019Tamil Nadu
Global award for doubling the tiger populationPilibhit Tiger Reserve,UP
Doctor of Science Honorary doctorateK Sivan(ISRO Chairman)
Prof. A N Bhaduri Memorial Lecture Award 2020Dr Susanta Kar
International Children’s Peace Prize 2020Sadat Rahman(Bangladesh)
Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2020 Quarantine”
Booker Prize2020Douglas Stuart (Scottish Author) For novel “Shuggie Bain”
Palghar CSR Award 2020Raah Foundation
Best Drama Series award at 48th International EmmysDelhi Crime
Children’s Climate PrizeVinisha Umashankar (14-year old 9th class student from Tamil Nadu)

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Books & Authors

BooksName of Author/Released by
“Pandemonium: The Great Indian Banking Tragedy” Tamal Bandyopadhyay
“Till We Win”: Book on Covid 19 Randeep Guleria (AIIMS Director)
“Rasaathi” on transgendersSasindran Kallinkeel
“Your Best Day Is Today!”Anupam Kher
“Thavaasmi: Life and Skills through the lens of Ramayana”Rallabandi Srirama Chakradhar &co-author by Amara Sarada Deepthi.
“Majhi Bhint”Rajendra Darda
“I Am No Messiah”Sonu Sood(autobiography) Co-authored by Meena Iyer
“Boskiyana” (House of Gulzar in Mumbai)Edited and Compiled by Yashwant Vyas

published by Radhakrishna Prakashan

“Life of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji”Kirpal Singh Ji
‘The Republican Ethic Volume III’ and ‘Loktantra Ke Swar’Released by Rajnath Singh
“Age Of Pandemics (1817-1920): How they shaped India and the World”Chinmay Tumbe (Published by Harper Collins)
“Insomnia: Army Stories”Rachna Bisht Rawat (Published by Penguin)
“Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy”Supriya Vani and Carl A Harte
“How to Be a Writer”Ruskin Bond (Published by HarperCollins India)
Majhi Bhint (My Wall)Rajendra Darda (Released by Bhagat Singh Koshyari)
“Reporting India”Prem Prakash (Published by Penguin Random House India)
“The Battle of Belonging”Shashi Tharoor


  • Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain) wins F1 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2020.
  • Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2020.
  • Shane Watson (Australian all-rounder) retires from all forms of cricket.
  • Jio named title sponsor for BCCI’s Women T20 Challenge 2020 which played from 4th November to 9th November in
  • Indian boxers Amit Panghal, Sanjeetand Ashish Kumar have won gold medals at Alexis Valentine International Boxing Tournament held in Nantes, France.
  • West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels retires from all forms of cricket.
  • Daniil Medvedev (Russian)wins Paris Master 2020 in badminton.
  • Mumbai Indians wins (5th times) IPL 2020 trophy to defeated Delhi Capitals.
  • China’s Chen Meng won the ITTF International Table Tennis Federation(ITTF) Women’s World Cup title in held in Weihai, China.
  • Daniil Medvedev (Russia) won the 2020 ATP Tour Finals,held in London.
  • Sudeep Tyagi,Indian Cricketer has announced his retirement from all forms of the cricket.
  • U-17 Women’s World Cup, 2021which was scheduled to be held in India, has been cancelled due to the COVID pandemic
  • Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)partnership with Mobile Premier League (MPL) Sports as Official Kit Sponsor.
  • Novak Djokovic(Serbian tennis star) has given the ATP Tour No. 1 trophy on 15 November 2020.
  • Virat Kohli becomes fastest to reach 22,000 international runs in his 462nd innings.

 November 2020 Summits & Conferences 

  • 2020 Annual Political Dialogue Virtual meeting between India and GCC Troika led by Union Minister for External Affairs, Dr S. Jaishankar.
  • 40th Meeting of the SAARCFINANCE Governors by Chairmanship of Reserve Bank of India Governor, Shaktikanta Das from India.
  • 17th ASEAN-India Summit Virtual meeting led by Prime Minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
  • 15th East Asia Summit 2020 Virtual meeting led by Union Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar.
  • 8th BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation Ministerial Virtual meeting headed by Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan.
  • 15th edition of G20 Summit Virtual meeting by Chairmanship of PM of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
  • India-Italy Virtual Bilateral Summit 2020 was held virtually on 6th November 2020.
  • PM Modi Chairs Virtual Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR) 2020.
  • Dharmendra Pradhan co-chairs 4th Meeting of the OPEC-India Dialogue.
  • Hardeep S. Puri Minister of State (IC) Housing and Urban Affairs inaugurates 13th Urban Mobility India Conference 2020 on the theme “Emerging Trends in Urban Mobility”.
  • 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of Statewas held on November 10, 2020, in Video Conference Format. chaired by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led the Indian delegation.

Agreements & MoUs of November

Countries /OrganizationsPurpose
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and IOCLTo optimize both biomass gasification and hydrogen purification processes.
IBM with Indian Oil CorporationFor digital services
ICICI Lombard with FreePaycardto offer health insurance solutions
Prasar Bharti with BISAG NTo launch DTH educational TV channels to all DD free dish viewers.
AAI with NTPC Vidyut Vyapar NigamTo promote the use of electric vehicles and setting up solar power plants at airports of AAI.
India and Maldives(4 Agreements)For cooperation in sports and youth affairs,connectivity project, setting of plant and soil testing labs.
EESL with DNRE, GoaTo discuss and plan the implementation of India’s first 100 MW decentralized solar convergence project.
GOI with Compressed Bio Gas PlantsTo set up Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) Plants all over India.
FICCI FLO with IESC of IIM ShillongTo build initial startup cost and will thus help to establish a business in a short time span.
India with FinlandTo develop technological, scientific and management based capabilities which will conserve the biodiversity and will enhance environmental protection.
BSE with Mission Youth, Govt. of J&KTo spread financial awareness, support economic development, develop sustainable livelihood in J&K.
India and IsraelFor cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.
India’s CDSCO (Central Drugs Standard Control Organization) and the United Kingdom Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA)For cooperation in medical Product Regulation.
Ministry of Communications, India and UK Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS)For cooperation in the area of Telecommunications/Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
India and SpainFor developing technical and scientific collaborations in the field of astronomy.
Vereniging van Registercontrollers(VRC), the Netherlands and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)For the development of the Financial, Accounting, and Audit Knowledge.
BRICS Countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)Cooperation in Sports and promoting Physical Culture.

Science & Technology

  • PM Modi launches India’s first seaplane service in Gujarat between the Statue of Unity near Kevadiya  Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in
  • India Successfully test-fires BrahMos Missile from Sukhoi 30 MKI platform in the Bay of Bengal.
  • India’s first of its kind solar energy-driven miniature train was inaugurated at the Veli Tourist Village, Kerala.
  • India-Pak border to light up with 8000MW renewable park which will comprise 4,310 MW of wind energy; 3,760 MW of solar energy and 120 MW of power from biomass.
  • India successfully test-fires enhanced version of PINAKA rocket system by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)from Chandipur,
  • India’s special forces conducted a ‘Bull Strike’ tri-service exercise at Teressa Island in the Nicobar Group of Islands.
  • ISRO launches PSLV C49 with 10 satellites.
  • Digital/Online Media (Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hotstar) now under government regulation under the purview of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  • China launches the world’s first 6G experiment satellite developed by Argentinian company Satellogic.
  • Indian Astronomers collaborate with 2020 Nobel Physics Nobel Laureate Prof. Andrea Ghezfor the design of back-end instruments and possible science prospects of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project.
  • Indian Navy launches 5th Scorpene Submarine “Vagir” at Mazagon Dock of south Mumbai.
  • SpaceX launches 4 astronauts into space (3 Americans, 1 Japanese)to the International Space Station.
  • DRDO flags off first ‘Varunastra’ Heavy Weight Torpedo (HWT), Varunastra.
  • China launches a historic “Chang’e-5” mission to the moon to Collect Lunar Samples.
  • India becomes 4th nation recognised by the  International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for navigation satellite system for operation in the Indian Ocean Region.
  • NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launched ‘Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite’, to monitor the rising global sea level.
  • India-Singapore Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20 organized from 23rd to 25th November 2020 in the Andaman Sea.
  • The first coal-based power plant(2,400MW) of Arab Gulf country being developed in Saih Shuaib, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Apps, Portals, Scheme, Programme& Campaign November 2020

  • Indian Railways launches the ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative for the security of women to provide safety and security to women passengers during their train journeys.
  • Harsh Vardhan launches SERB-POWER (Science and Engineering Research Board – Promoting Opportunities For Women in Exploratory Research) schemes to support women scientists
  • 1st solar-based water supply project of India launched in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • PM Modi inaugurates ‘Arogya Van’ in Gujarat’s Narmada district around 380 species of plants and trees with rich medicinal values.
  • India’s first ‘tyre park’ to come up in West Bengal where artworks made from scrap and defective parts will be on display.
  • Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurates the “Tourist Facilitation Centre” at Guruvayur in Kerala.
  • Bangladesh and the US launch joint naval exercise CARAT Bangladesh 2020.
  • Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC), Uttarakhand has launched an initiative named Plastic Lao MASK LE JAO to fight against Covid-19.
  • Two-day joint coastal security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ launched at Paradip Coast, Odisha.
  • Kerala government launches “Parivarthanam” scheme for better livelihood of fishing community.
  • AIM and Sirius jointly launch ‘AIM-Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’, a 14-day virtual programme for Indian and Russian schoolchildren.
  • RBI to evaluate the impact of ‘RBI Kehta Hai’ campaign in 14 languages to educate the public about safe banking and financial practices.
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched a mobile app “Secha Samadhan” for irrigation problems.
  • HDFC Bank launches SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0 for Small and mid-size enterprises(SMEs).
  • Paytm launches “Payout Links” for small businesses.
  • Madhya Pradesh launches ‘Roadmap to Aatma Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh 2023’ .The focus will be on health and education in the state
  • Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar Launches ‘Project Air Care’ in Gurgaon to combat rising Air Pollution.


Person NameAssociated Field
Ahmed PatelSenior Congress leader
Aly ZakerBangladeshi actor
Arjun PrajapatiPadma Shri awardee and sculptor
Ashiesh RoyTV Actor
Ashish KakkadFilmmaker, actor
Asif BasraBollywood actor
Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJAuthor and Gujarati columnist
ChandrawatiHaryana’s first woman MP and former Puducherry Lt Governor
Diego MaradonaFootball player (Argentina)
Faqir Chand KohliFirst CEO & founder of Tata Consultancy Services (Padma Bhushan Awardee)
Faraaz KhanBollywood Actor
James WolfensohnFormer President of World Bank
Jerry RawlingsGhana’s former president
John Thomas Goslin PereiraIndian Navy’s former Chief of Materials
HG Somashekar RaoKannada actor
Ken SpearsScooby Doo co creator
Maulana Kalbe SadiqIslamic scholar, reformer, educationalist, and vice-president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board
Mesut YilmazFormer Turkish Prime Minister
Mridula SinhaFormer Goa Governor
Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al KhalifaWorld’s longest-serving Prime Minister, Bahrain
R. DuraikannuTamil Nadu Agriculture Minister
Sanchaman Limboo4th chief Minister of Sikkim
Satish Prasad SinghFormer Bihar Chief Minister
Satyajit GhoshEx Mohun Bagan defender
Sean ConneryScottish actor (best known for James Bond)
Shaik Khaja HussainTelugu poet, journalist, scriptwriter
Sudarshan RattanFilmmaker
T N KrishnanViolinist (Kerala)
Tarun GogoiFormer Assam Chief Minister
TN KrishnanViolin Maestro

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