Current affairs 13th November

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In today’s article you will read about:
1 . Swati Chaturvedi won press freedom award for courage in UK
2 . Satyarup Siddhanta Became 1st Indian To Climb Mt Giluwe
3 . Indian-Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ Began
4 . North East’s first ‘water handloom hut’ inaugurated in Manipur
5 . Dr Debabhuson Borah was announced winner of Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018

Swati Chaturvedi won press freedom award for courage in UK :

An Indian freelance journalist, famous for her investigative reports, has bagged the 2018 London Press Freedom Award for Courage. Swati Chaturvedi, author of the book ‘I am a Troll: Inside the Secret World of the BJP’s Digital Army’, beat shortlisted journalists from Italy, Turkey, and Morocco for her work in exposing the ‘IT cell’ within the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for keeping an army of angry trolls.

Satyarup Siddhanta Became 1st Indian To Climb Mt Giluwe :

Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta became the first Indian to climb Mt Giluwe, the second highest mountain in Papua New Guinea. Satyarup reached the summit of the mountain which is at an elevation of 4,367 metres. Satya now has scaled 5 of the 7 volcanic summits.

Indian-Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ Began :

The inaugural edition of Indian Navy -Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ began at Surabaya, Indonesia. The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Rana of the Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command arrived at the port of Surabaya to participate in the exercise.

North East’s first ‘water handloom hut’ inaugurated in Manipur :

Tripura’s forest and tribal welfare minister, Mevar Kumar Jamatia, inaugurated first ever “Water Handloom Hut” in the North East region at Loktak Lake in Imphal, Manipur. It is part of the 5 water handloom huts built on phumdis (floating biomass) at Loktak Lake in Bishnupur district.

Dr Debabhuson Borah was announced winner of Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018 :

Young writer-critic Dr Debabhuson Borah was announced as the winner of the prestigious Munin Barkotoki Literary Award 2018 in Assam. He was honoured for his contribution for his book on literary criticism titled ‘Nirbochon’.