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November 2022 : Current Affairs


Launch of Vikram-S rocket

Developed by Skyroot Aerospace, Hyderabad

Category: Small lift launch vehicle

Launch date: 18.11.2022

Launched from: Sriharikota

Type of rocket: Suborbital

Payloads were carried for Space Kidz, BazoomQ and N-Space Tech

Skyroot Aerospace is the first Indian private company to develop rockets.

The mission was titled Prarambh.


Awardees in 53rd IFFI:

  • Spanish film ‘I Have Electric Dreams’ directed by Valentina Maurel winning the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock’ for the best film of the festival.
  • Vahid Mobasseri, lead actor of ‘No End’, was honoured with Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Male)
  • Daniela Marin Navarro, lead Actor of Best Film ‘I Have Electric Dreams’ is honoured with Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Female).
  • Iranian writer and director Nader Saeivar gets Silver Peacock for Best Director for No End,
  • Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz bagged Special Jury Award for ‘When the Waves are Gone’.
  • Award for Best Debut Feature Film of a Director has been snatched by Asimina Proedrou for Behind The Haystack and Praveen Kandregula has received Special Mention for ‘Cinema Bandi’.
  • Celebrated Spanish film Director Carlos Saura was honoured with the prestigious Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award.
  • Actor Producer Chiranjeevi Konidela was conferred with the IFFI Indian Film Personality of the Year Award for 2022.


ICC Men's T20 World Cup

Hosts: Australia

From 16 October to 13 November 2022

Number of teams: 16 (Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Ireland, UAE, Netherlands and Zimbabwe

Winners: England

Runners-up: Pakistan

Player of the series: Sam Curran (England)

Most runs: Virat Kohli (296 runs)

Most wickets: Wanindu Hasaranga (15 wickets)

Final match venue: Melbourne

Player of the final match: Sam Curran

Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to score 4000 runs in T20Is

Network Readiness Index 2011

# Country # Country
1. USA 23. China
2. Singapore 61. India
3. Sweden 81. Sri Lanka
4. The Netherlands 88. Bangladesh
5. Switzerland 89. Pakistan


Climate Change Performance Index 2023: Key Highlights:

  • In the overall standings, no country ranked first, second or third on the index. Denmark, with a score of 79.61, ranked fourth, followed by Sweden with 73.28 points. India scored 67.35 points.
  • India’s ranking in categories: In GHGs, it ranked 9 , Renewable Energy (24 ), and Energy Use (9 ), and on Climate Policy (8 ).
  • It should be noted that India ranked at top in the grouping of top 10 emitters. It is followed by Germany and Japan at 2 and 3 positions of this grouping.
  • The worst performers in the overall ranking are Iran, Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan. They are particularly weak in renewables and heavily reliant on oil.
  • Saudi Arabia is the country with the highest per capita GHG emissions among the G20 nations.


National Sports Awards 2022

a) Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award 2022

S. No. Name of the sportsperson Discipline
1. Shri Sharath Kamal Achanta Table Tennis

b) Arjuna Awards for outstanding performance in Sports and Games 2022

S. No. Name of the sportsperson Discipline
1. Ms Seema Punia Athletics
2. Shri Eldhose Paul Athletics
3. Shri Avinash Mukund Sable Athletics
4. Shri Lakshya Sen Badminton
5. Shri Prannoy HS Badminton
6. Shri Amit Boxing
7. Ms Nikhat Zareen Boxing
8. Ms Bhakti Pradip Kulkarni Chess
9. Shri R Praggnanandhaa Chess
10. Ms Deep Grace Ekka Hockey
11. Ms Shushila Devi Judo
12. Ms Sakshi Kumari Kabaddi
13. Ms Nayan Moni Saikia Lawn Bowl
14. Shri Sagar Kailas Ovhalkar Mallakhamb
15. Ms ElavenilValarivan Shooting
16. Shri Omprakash Mitharval Shooting
17. Ms Sreeja Akula Table Tennis
18. Shri Vikas Thakur Weightlifting
19. Ms Anshu Wrestling
20. Ms Sarita Wrestling
21. Shri Parveen Wushu
22. Ms Manasi Girishchandra Joshi Para Badminton
23. Shri Tarun Dhillon Para Badminton
24. Shri Swapnil Sanjay Patil Para Swimming
25. Ms Jerlin Anika J Deaf Badminton

c) Dronacharya Award for outstanding coaches in Sports and Games 2022

A. Regular Category:

S. No. Name of the Coach (S/Shri/Ms) Discipline
1. Shri Jiwanjot Singh Teja Archery
2. Shri Mohammad Ali Qamar Boxing
3. Ms Suma Siddharth Shirur Para Shooting
4. Shri Sujeet Maan Wrestling

B. Lifetime Category:

S.No. Name of the Coach (S/Shri/Ms) Discipline
1. Shri Dinesh Jawahar Lad Cricket
2. Shri Bimal Prafulla Ghosh Football
3. Shri Raj Singh Wrestling

d) Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime achievement in Sports and Games 2022

S. No. Name of the sportsperson Discipline
1. Ms Ashwini Akkunji C. Athletics
2. Shri Dharamvir Singh Hockey
3. Shri B.C Suresh Kabaddi
4. Shri Nir Bahadur Gurung Para Athletics

e) Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2022

S. No. Category Entity recommended for RashtriyaKhel Protsahan Puruskar, 2022
1. Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent TransStadia Enterprises Private Limited



2. Encouragement to sports through Corporate Social Responsibility Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
3. Sports for Development



Ladakh Ski & Snowboard Association

f) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy 2022:

  • Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar



Important Days in November 2022

Date Important Day
1st November
  • World Vegan Dayll Saints’ Day
  • Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day)
2nd November
  • All Souls’ Day1st Tuesday in November (falls on 2nd November): Melbourne Cup Day
  • Parumala Perunnal
5th November
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day
  • Bhupen Hazarika Death
  • Virat Kohli BirthKohli’s
6th November International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7th November
  • Infant Protection Day
  • World Cancer Awareness Day
  • Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman Birthday
8th November L.K Advani’s Birthday
9th November
  • World Services DayIqbal Day
  • Uttarakhand Foundation Day
  • Kartarpur Corridor Inauguration
10th November World Science Day for Peace and Development
11th November
  • Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)National Education Day
  • World Usability Day (2nd Thursday in November)
12 November World Pneumonia Day
13 November World Kindness Day
14th November
15th November Jharkhand Foundation Day
16th November International Day for Tolerance
17th November
  • International Students Day, National Epilepsy Day
  • World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day or World COPD Day
19th November World Toilet Day, International Men’s Day
20th November Afr November Africanization Day Universal children’s day
21st November World Television Day, World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
25th November International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
26th November Constitution Day of India
29th November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30th November Saint Andrew’s Day


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