1. Delhi’s air quality turns severe: On Diwali day, the air quality of Diwali turned severe and worst in 4 years. This was the worst AQI in 2016 Diwali
2. DRDO successfully tested Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system: In important testing, the Indigenously made Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system was tested successfully on a pointless target aircraft. This medium-range missile system was made by DRDO. This test took place at Chandipur, off Odisha coast.
3. Important meeting of NDA to form government in Bihar today: After the elections, in Bihar, the NDA will have their meeting. The meeting will be attended by Rajnath Singh. This meeting will also be attended by Devendra Fadnavis the former CM of Maharashtra and the senior BJP leader Bhupendra Yadav will also attend the party.
4. India summons Pakistan: India summoned charge d’ Affair of the Pakistan high commission to lodge a strong protest over the unprovoked ceasefire violations in multiple locations along the LAC which resulted in the death of a few civilians. The Ministry of External affairs condemns the act saying that, a deliberate act of targeting civilians. Ministry of External Affairs also said that it was highly deplorable that, Pakistan chose a festive occasion in India to disrupt the peace in India and perpetrate violence in J&K which were coordinated firing along the LOC. In the retaliation, Indian troops destroyed a few bunkers and ammunition dumps and terror launch pads. 8 Pakistan soldiers were killed in the retaliation.
5. NASA brings rocks from Mars to Earth: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will attempt to bring the rocks from Mars for the study.
6. China and 14 other nations sign the free trade agreement: China and 14 other nations signed the free trade agreement together. India has not joined this. In a significant development took place in Asia. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the world’s largest free trade agreement, encompassing nearly a third of all economic activities. It can be seen as China’s growing power.
7. Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel in ICU: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel was admitted to ICU and undergoing treatment. He was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon on Sunday, November 15, for further treatment. He was tested COVID positive last month.
8. Ray’s protagonist, Soumitra Chatterjee passes away: An era has come to an end, Soumitra Chatterjee passed away. He was the protagonist in many films of Sathyajith Rey.
9. Indian team negative in COVID: Indian team reached Australia and underwent the test of COVID, where all of them were tested negative.