1. The Uttar Pradesh assembly on 21 November 2011, passed a resolution seeking to divide the state into four states named as: Purvanchal, Pashchim Pradesh, Avadh Pradesh, and Bundelkhand and forwarded it to the Centre.
2. Supreme Court of India ruled that serious offences like attempt to murder cannot be settled through compromise deals and the accused must suffer conviction and imprisonment. A bench including Justice BS Chauhan and Justice TS Thakur gave the judgment.
3. Eight Indians made it to Thinkers 50, a bi-annual global ranking of 50 most influential thinkers. The list compiled by consultancy Crainer Dearlove, released in November 2011.
4. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru joined the elite club of Singapore christened Friends to our Shore on 20 November 2011.
5. An Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) would be set up at Mirza near here in Assam on the lines of IIT.
6. Outgoing South Australian Cricket Association chief executive John Harnden has been named chief executive of the local organising committee for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, which will be held in Australia and New Zealand.
7. India hold 112th rank globally in Internet speed, much lower than Thailand and Malaysia, a Leading global Internet content delivery network, Akamai stated in its report named “State of Internet”.
8. The Brin Wojcicki Foundation, headed by Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife, Anna Wojcicki of personal genomics website 23andMe, has made a $500,000 donation to Wikipedia.
9. A wax statue of Anna Hazare was unveiled at Varsoli village on the outskirts of Lonavla hill station, around 110 km from Mumbai, featuring his silent defiance.
10. India assured Bangladesh that the a hydro-electric project in Manipur will not have an adverse impact on it as there will be no diversion of water for irrigation purposes.What is the name of project??Tipaimukh hydro-electric project.
11. Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who began his five-day long ‘Jan Sampark Abhiyan’ programme here on 22 November, to garner support ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.