Daily Current Affairs November 01

Dear Champions, as you all know that a lot of competitive exams have been notified consequently. Candidates have to prepare themselves according to the level of competition and expectation of the Recruitment board. Regarding that one of the most important topic is Daily Current Affairs November 01. Current Affairs in the form of contemporary events of national & international play a crucial role in almost every competitive exams like Banking, Insurance, SSC, UPSC, TNPSC, Railway etc.

Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


November 01| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs November 01

1. Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day) is observed on _________?
A) November 2
B) November 4
C) October 30
D) November 1
E) November 3
Answer: D) November 1

  • Date: November 1
  • Day: Karnataka Rajyotsava or Kannada Rajyotsava or Kannada Day or Karnataka Day
  • Others: On 1st November 1956, all Kannada language-speaking regions of South India were merged to develop the State of Karnataka.

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs November 01

2. Which of the following banks launched two Premium Debit Cards with best in class, powerful rewards?
A) State Bank of India
B) Canara Bank
C) Bank of Baroda
D) Bank of Maharashtra
E) UCO Bank
Answer: C) Bank of Baroda

  • Bank of Baroda (Bank), one of India’s leading banks, and Visa, the global leader in digital payments, announced the launch of two new premium Debit Cards for Bank of Baroda customers – bob World Opulence – a super-premium Visa Infinite Debit Card (Metal Edition) and bob World Sapphire – a Visa Signature Debit Card.
  • The two debit card variants come packed with a best-in-class and powerful rewards proposition exclusively designed for the Bank’s High Networth Individual (HNI) customer segment.
  • The bob World Sapphire card will come in two sub-variants – bob World Sapphire (Male) and bob World Sapphire (Female), offering customised privileges to customers.

Bank of Baroda:

Founded : 20/07/1908
HQ : Vadodara,Gujarat
Chairman : Hasmukh Adhia
MD & CEO : Sanjiv Chadha
Tagline : India’s International Bank

3. UPI transactions rose to ____ in October 2022?
A) 7.7 %
B) 7.6 %
C) 7.9%
D) 7.4 %
E) 7.2 %
Answer: A) 7.7 %

  • Transactions through UPI rose 7.7 per cent to 730 crore and the total value stood at more than Rs 12.11 lakh crore in October.
  • In September, there were 678 crore UPI-led digital transactions worth Rs 11.16 lakh crore.
  • The number of instant interbank fund transfer through IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) in October stood at 48.25 crore and the value was at Rs 4.66 lakh crore.
  • In terms of transactions, it was higher by 4.3 per cent compared to September, according to the monthly data from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) released

National Payments Corporation of India:

Founded : 2008
HQ : Mumbai, Maharashtra
MD & CEO : Dilip Asbe

Unified Payments Interface:

Introduced : 11 April 2016
Produced by : National Payments Corporation of India

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs November 01

4. Who among the following banned Mehul Choksi from capital market for 10 yrs; slaped Rs 5 cr fine for manipulating trades?
E) None of these
Answer: A) SEBI

  • Sebi barred fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi from the securities markets for 10 years and imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on him for indulging in fraudulent trading in the shares of Gitanjali Gems Ltd.
  • He has been directed to pay the penalty within 45 days, as per the Securities and Exchange Board of India Sebi order.

Securities and Exchange Board of India:

Formed : April 12, 1988
Headquarters : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman : Madhabi Puri Buch
Parent department : Ministry of Finance

5. Which among the following got USFDA nod for generic version of Glycopyrrolate injection?
A) Zydus Lifesciences
B) Apollo Hospitals Enterprise
C) Alembic Pharma
D) Sun Pharmaceutical Industries
E) None of these
Answer: C) Alembic Pharma

  • Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for its generic version of Glycopyrrolate injection used as a pre-operative medication to inhibit salivary gland and respiratory secretions.
  • The approval by the US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) is for the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Glycopyrrolate injection.
  • The approval is for strengths 0.2 mg/1 mL and 0.4 mg/2 mL (0.2 mg/mL) single-dose vials and 1 mg/5 mL (0.2 mg/mL) and 4 mg/20 mL (0.2 mg/mL) multiple-dose vials.
  • This is the first injectable product approval from our general sterile facility (F-3) which was inspected in August 2022.

US Food & Drug Administration (USFDA):

Formed : June 30, 1906
Headquarters : New Hampshire Avenue Silver Spring, Maryland
Parent department : Department of Health and Human Services

6. Who among the following will buy Kashipur Infrastructure and Freight Terminal?
A) Gateway Distriparks
B) Reliance Infrastructure Limited
C) Hindustan Construction Company.
D) GMR Infrastructure Limited
E) None of these
Answer: A) Gateway Distriparks

  • Inter-modal logistics operator Gateway Distriparks Ltd (GDL) said it will acquire Kashipur Infrastructure and Freight Terminal Pvt Ltd (KIFTPL) for more than Rs 156 crore.
  • KIFTPL owns and operates a rail connected Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Kashipur in Uttarakhand.
  • It currently provides only terminal services while rail services are provided by other container train operators.
  • GDL has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with KIFTPL and its majority shareholders — Apollo LogiSolutions, India Glycols and Kashipur Holdings — for the acquisition.

Gateway Distriparks Ltd:

Formed : 1994
Headquarters : Mumbai, India
Chairman : Prem Kishan Gupta

7. What is the GST collected on October 2022?
A) Rs 1,47,718 crore
B) Rs 1,51,718 crore
C) Rs 1,33,718 crore
D) Rs 1,43,718 crore
E) None of these
Answer: B) Rs 1,51,718 crore

  • The revenue for October 2022 is the second highest monthly collection, next only to the collection in April 2022 and it is for the second time the gross GST collection has crossed Rs 1.50-lakh-crore mark, the government, according to the ministry of finance.
  • The gross revenue from goods and services tax (GST) rose 18 per cent year-on-year to Rs 1,51,718 crore in October 2022.

Goods and services tax (GST):

Formed : 1st July 2017
Father of GST in India : Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Acquisitions and Mergers – Daily Current Affairs November 01

8. Timeline to complete acquisition of DB Power by Adani Power extended till _______?
A) December 30
B) November 30
C) January 30
D) March 30
E) None of these
Answer: B) November 30

  • Adani Power said that the timeline for completion of the Rs 7,017-crore deal to acquire thermal power assets of DB Power Ltd has been extended till November 30, 2022.
  • The parties (Adani Power and DB Power) to the proposed transaction have mutually agreed to extend the long stop date as 30th November 2022, or achieving the closing/completion.
  • Earlier in August this year, Adani Power had informed the bourses that it has agreed to acquire DB Power Ltd (DB Power), which owns and operates a running 2×600 MW thermal power plant at district Janjgir Champa in Chhattisgarh.
  • The DB Power has long and medium-term power purchase agreements for 923.5 MW of its capacity, backed by fuel supply agreements with Coal India Ltd, and has been operating its facilities profitably.

Adani Green Energy:

Founded : 2015
Founder : Gautam Adani
Headquarters : Ahmedabad, India

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs November 01

9. Who among the following became new Defence Secretary?
A) Sanjay Mitra
B) R.K.Mathur
C) Giridhar Aramane
D) Ajay Kumar
E) None of these
Answer: C) Giridhar Aramane

  • Giridhar Aramane, a 1988-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre, assumed the office of Defence Secretary.
  • In his 32 years of experience in IAS, the new Defence Secretary has held various important portfolios in the Central Government as well as the Andhra Pradesh government.
  • Prior to his current assignment, Giridhar Aramane was Secretary, of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

10. Who among the following appointed as new DC of Dakshina Kannada?
A) K.S Bains
B) M R Ravikumar
C) Jai Singh Gill
D) V.V. Kohli
E) None of these
Answer: B) M R Ravikumar

  • MR Ravikumar has been appointed as the new deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district.
  • He is taking charge from Dr Kumara, who was appointed as DC (in-charge) after the transfer of K V Rajendra to Mysuru.
  • Ravikumar belongs to Karnataka cadre IAS of 2012 batch and currently the registrar of Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences (RGUHS) Bengaluru.

Awards – Daily Current Affairs November 01

11. Initiating conversation on “Transforming India”, Integrated Achievers’ successfully wraped which edition of 15th Integrated Achievers Conclave & Awards 2022?
A) 12th
B) 16th
C) 15th
D) 17th
E) 18th
Answer: C) 15th

  • Consociate in the nation’s mission and vision of “Transforming India”, Integrated Achievers’ successfully hosted their 15th Integrated Achievers’ Conclave & Awards 2022 in New Delhi on 20th October 2022.
  • The theme for the said event was based on completely transforming the nation considering digitalisation as the key to build a new India.

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs November 01

12. Who among the following launched portal, app for investors’ summit?
A) Naveen Patnaik
B) Mamata Banerjee
C) Nitish Kumar
D) Pushkar Singh Dhami
E) None of these
Answer: A) Naveen Patnaik

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a website and a mobile app loaded with all necessary information about the third edition of the investors’ meet here, scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 4.
  • The conclave is a platform for our state to showcase our growth story and present what we have to offer to investors across the globe.
  • He noted that Odisha ranks among the top states of India in terms of live manufacturing investments and has been accorded the ‘achiever’ status in the recently released ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ratings.
  • Patnaik urged all departments to work in close collaboration to ensure that the Make in Odisha Conclave, 2022, turns out to be a ”landmark event” in the state’s industrial growth story.


Capital: Bhubaneshwar
CM: Naveen Patnaik
Governor: Ganeshi Lal
Language: Odia
National Park: Bhitarkanika National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Bhitarkanika Magroves, Chilka Lake
Tiger Reserve: Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited
Dams: Indravati (RIVER: Indravati)
RRB: Odisha Gramya Bank (IOB), Utkal Grameen Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Sun Temple Konark

13. Which State govt enhanced retirement age of state PSU employees to 60 ?
A) Gujarat
B) Goa
C) Kerala
D) Maharastra
E) None of these
Answer: C) Kerala

  • The Kerala government has enhanced the retirement age of employees of most of the state PSUs uniformly to 60, drawing sharp criticism from a left-wing youth organisation.
  • The order was issued based on the recommendations of an expert committee, which conducted a comprehensive study on the formulation of a common framework for pay/wage structure of PSUs in the state except Kerala State Electricity Board, Kerala State Road Transport Corporation and Kerala Water Authority.
  • However, this will not be applicable to those employees who have already retired in accordance with the prevailing rules.


Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
CM: Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan
Language: Malayalam
National Park: Eravikulam National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Asthamudi Wetland, Sasthamkotta Lake, Vembanad Kol Wetland
Tiger Reserve: Periyar Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Kakkad Hydroelectric Project
Dams: Malampuzha Dam (River : Bharathapuzha River)
RRB: Kerala Gramin Bank (Canara Bank)
UNESCO Site: Western Ghats

14. Who among the following announced Rs 350 crore for shepherd community?
A) Naveen Patnaik
B) Mamata Banerjee
C) Nitish Kumar
D) Sri Basavaraj Bommai
E) None of these
Answer: D) Sri Basavaraj Bommai

  • Karnataka Chief Minister announces Rs 350 crore for uplifting shepherd community.
  • Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu B. Chavan congratulated him for implementing “Amrita Scheme”.
  • Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, representing a backward community, did not respond to the development of the shepherds.
  • Government has implemented many schemes for the development of sheep farmers.
  • In case of premature death of sheep, compensation of Rs.5,000 per sheep is being given under the Anugraha Yojana.

15. GIM to attract investment worth ______ and create over 3 lakh jobs: K’taka CM
A) Rs 8 lakh cr
B) Rs 6 lakh cr
C) Rs 7 lakh cr
D) Rs 5 lakh cr
E) None of these
Answer: C) Rs 7 lakh cr

  • Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the three-day ‘Global Investors’ Meet’ (GIM) which will begin here from November 2 is expected to attract investment worth about Rs 7 lakh crore and generate over 3 lakh jobs in the state.
  • Government’s aim is to create a revolution in the industries and education sector, and thereby laying the foundation for the ‘Nava Karnataka‘ (New Karnataka).


Capital: Bangalore
CM: Basavaraj Bommai
Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot
Language: Kannada
National Park: Bandipur National Park
Ramsar Site: Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Tiger Reserve: Bandipur National park
Power Station: Kaiga Atomic Power Station
Dams: Tungabhadra Dam(River : Tungabhadra)
RRB: Karnataka Gramin Bank & Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (Canara Bank)
UNESCO Site: Group of Monuments of Hampi

16. 7 states, 2 Union Territories observe their formation day, how many states and union territories are there in India?
A) 28 states and 8 Union territories
B) 29 states and 8 Union territories
C) 28 states and 9 Union territories
D) 30 states and 9 Union territories
E) None of these
Answer: A) 28 states and 8 Union territories

  • Seven of the 28 Indian states and two Union Territories observed their formation day with dignitaries, including the President and Vice President, extending their wishes to people there.
  • The states of Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab besides the Union Territories of Lakshadweep and Puducherry were formed on this day, though in different years.
  • Besides 28 states, India has eight Union Territories.

17. Who among the following asked Raj, Guj, MP, Maha govts to prepare roadmap to develop Mangarh Dham?
A) Hardeep singh Puri
B) G Kishan Reddy
C) Amit shah
D) Narendra Modi
E) None of these
Answer: D) Narendra Modi

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra governments should prepare a roadmap to develop Mangarh Dham, the site of a tribal uprising against the British that has now been declared a national monument.
  • The dham, a memorial for around 1,500 tribals massacred by the British army in 1913, is located in Rajasthan’s Banswara district close to the borders of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, a region with a large tribal population.


Over All Review

Important Days

  • 1st November – Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day).

Banking and Finance 

  • Bank of Baroda launches two Premium Debit Cards with best in class, powerful rewards.
  • UPI transactions rise 7.7 pc to 730 crore in October.

Business And Economy

  • Sebi bans Mehul Choksi from capital market for 10 yrs; slaps Rs 5 cr fine for manipulating trades.
  • Alembic Pharma gets USFDA nod for generic version of Glycopyrrolate injection.
  • Gateway Distriparks to buy Kashipur Infrastructure and Freight Terminal.
  • Second highest collection of gross GST revenue in Oct.

Acquisitions and Mergers

  • Timeline to complete acquisition of DB Power by Adani Power extended till November 30.


  • Giridhar Aramane takes over as new Defence Secretary.
  • M R Ravikumar new DC of Dakshina Kannada.


  • Initiating conversation on “Transforming India”, Integrated Achievers’ successfully wraps 15th.Integrated Achievers Conclave & Awards 2022.

National Affairs

  • Patnaik launches portal, app for investors’ summit.
  • Kerala govt enhances retirement age of state PSU employees to 60.
  • CM Bommai announces Rs 350 crore for shepherd community.
  • GIM to attract investment worth Rs 7 lakh cr and create over 3 lakh jobs: K’taka CM.
  • 7 states, 2 Union Territories observe their formation day.
  • PM Modi asks Raj, Guj, MP, Maha govts to prepare roadmap to develop Mangarh Dham.


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