Current affairs 7th November

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In today’s article you will read about:
1 . IESA announced appointment of Rajesh Ram Mishra as the New President
2 . The 49th International Film Festival of India will commence in Goa from November 20
3 . 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association Council of ministers meeting held in Durban
4 . Namrata Ahuja bags IPI-India Award for excellence in journalism 2018
5 . Nuclear submarine INS Arihant completed first deterrence patrol

IESA announced appointment of Rajesh Ram Mishra as the New President :

India Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA), announced appointment of Rajesh Ram Mishra as its new President. IESA is the trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry.

The 49th International Film Festival of India will commence in Goa from November 20 :

The 49th International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2018 will be held in Goa from 20th to 28th of November. The festival will showcase 212 films from over 68 countries which reflects the diversity of taste. International Competition section has 15 films out of which three are Indian. Information and Broadcasting Ministry stated that Festival will open with World Premiere of The Aspern Papers with international star cast. 

18th Indian Ocean Rim Association Council of ministers meeting held in Durban :

The 18th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers Meeting was held in Durban, South Africa. Gen.(Dr.) VK Singh (Retd.), Minister of State for External Affairs, attended the IORA Council of Ministers Meeting.

Namrata Ahuja bags IPI-India Award for excellence in journalism 2018 :

Namrata Biji Ahuja of The Week magazine has been awarded the IPI (International Press Institute) India Award for excellence in journalism 2018. Namrata Biji Ahuja is a senior special correspondent with The Week magazine. She has received this award for her exclusive story on Nagaland underground camps. . The award consisted of a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh, a trophy and a citation. The jury was headed by former Attorney-General of India Soli Sorabjee.

Nuclear submarine INS Arihant completed first deterrence patrol :

India’s first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant has successfully completed its first deterrence patrol. The development signifies that underwater warship has completed its maiden long-range mission with live nuclear-tipped missiles. INS Arihant is India’s first indigenously-designed, developed and manufactured nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, and three more such submarines are reportedly under various stages of construction.