1. The Third Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan was organized on November 10 in Delhi. It was a NSA level meet that saw the participation of India, Iran, Russia and Central Asian countries. The Delhi Declaration is a step in the right direction for ensuring peace, security and stability in Afghanistan.

2. Srinagar was recently added in the UNESCO’s creative cities network, making it the sixth Indian city to be a part of this list after Mumbai and Hyderabad.

3. Women created history by appearing for the UPSC NDA examination for the first time on 14th Nov 21. This came after the supreme court in Sept allowed women to be eligible for NDA

4..Olympian badminton player PV Sindhu was awarded the Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian award, by President Ram Nath Kovind.

5. Recently, China has handed over one of the biggest & most advanced warship named PNS Tughril to Pakistan.

6. China's military has built mockups in the shape of a US navy aircraft carrier and other US warships, possibly as training targets, in the desert of Xinjiang. These mockups reflect China's efforts to build up anti-carrier capabilities, specifically against the US navy, as tensions remain high with Washington over Taiwan and the South China Sea.

7. The annual inflation rate in the US has surged to 6.2% in Oct 2021, the highest since November of 1990.

8. The Pakistan government has lifted the ban on the extremist group Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).

9. Australia defeated New Zealand by 8 wickets to win the men's T20i world cup.
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