Daily Current Affairs – November 22, 2019
November 22 – Go For A Ride Day
Go For A Ride Day encourages you to get out into the world – hope on your bike, into your car, or simply get your walking boots out of storage and go on a trip. November 22nd has seen various developments of the transportation industry since as early as 1904, making Go For a Ride Day a celebration of not only cars, but any mode of transportation that strikes your fancy.
Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Shri Giriraj Singh inaugurates celebrations of World Fisheries Day, 2019
The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying,Shri Giriraj Singh inaugurated the celebrations of World Fisheries Day, 2019 at NASC Complex, PUSA, New Delhi.The Ministers of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr Sanjeev Balyan and Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi also graced the occasion as Guests of Honour.During the event, the Ministers Says no other sector can give a rate of profit like Fisheries sector& it is instrumental in fulfilling Government’s goal of doubling farmers’ income ana also felicitated outstanding fish farmers, aquapreneurs & fisher folks in recognition to their accomplishments in the field and for their contribution into the growth of the sector.
Hitech multimedia exhibition inaugurated at IFFI
Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare inaugurated an interactive digital exhibition IFFI @50 at the Kala Academy in Panaji. The exhibition is considered as a highly hi-tech interactive multi-media exhibition. Mr.Khare said, the exhibition will benefit the old and young alike, adding that it will be easier for the listener to gather the information on various dimensions of film making.
UIDAI operationalizes 21 Aadhaar Seva Kendras
Unique Identification Authority of India, UIDAI has operationalized 21 Aadhaar Seva Kendras as part of its plan to open 114 stand-alone Aadhaar enrollment and centres across the country.These are in addition to 35,000 Aadhaar EnrollmentCenters run by Banks, Post Offices and State Governments.UIDAI plans to set up 114 Aadhaar Seva Kendras in 53 cities across the country.
Two lakh Gram Panchayats to be connected with internet, broadband by March 2020
Centre has set a target to provide internet and broadband connectivity to two lakh Gram Panchayats by March next year. Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said a total of over 1,28,000 Gram Panchayats have been made Service Ready till 7th of this month. The Minister said, BharatNet project is being implemented in a phased manner to provide broadband and internet connectivity to all 2, 50,000 Gram Panchayats in the country.
MoS (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh to inaugurate ‘Destination North East’ Festival on 23rd November
Destination North East’ to be held from November 23-26 at Varanasi. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the ‘Destination North East’ Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on 23rd November, 2019. The festival is being organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Government of India. The Secretary (DoNER) Dr InderJit Singh and Secretary (NEC) Shri Ram Muivah will also attend the event.
Haryana first time participating in IFFI
For the first time, Haryana is participating in the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.Sharing more information in this regard, a Spokesman said that People associated with the film industry are keenly seeking information about the Haryana Film Policy.He said that the officers representing Haryana in the film festival interacted with the film-maker MadhurBhandarkar and shared the information about the State Film Policy with him.
SUMMIT AND CONFERENCES
Three-day Global Buddhist Congregation to begin in Aurangabad
In Maharashtra, a three-day Global Buddhist Congregation will begin at Nagsenvan in Aurangabad. The inaugural ceremony will take place in the presence of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama and Mahanayaka Thero from Sri Lanka.
The chief organiser of the event and development commissioner of the state Industries Department, Dr Harshdeep Kamble, said that, talks on relevance of Buddhism in the modern world, Buddhist culture and way of life, revival and strengthening of Buddhism, Buddhism for youth held during the congregation.It will also have other cultural events.”
CCRAS Signs MoU with JNU and ILBS for Cooperation in the Field of Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Traditional Medicine
Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU) and Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) for cooperation in the field of Research & Development and Training in Ayurveda & Traditional Medicine in the presence of Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH and Defence, Shri SripadNaik at New Delhi on 20th November, 2019.
Minister stressed upon the need for Translational Research in Ayurveda through interdisciplinary approaches for global acceptance and understanding of Indian Knowledge System of Medicine such as Ayurveda and appreciated the efforts of CCRAS, JNU and ILBS for their noble initiatives that may open new horizons in this field
ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker, ElavenilValarivan, DivyanshPanwar win gold medals
In Shooting, India’s young shooters touched another sensational high with Manu Bhaker, Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Panwar clinching gold medals in their events to give the country its best ever single-day show in the ISSF World Cup Finals in Putian, China.
Veda Krishnamurthy to lead India A women’s team in Australia
Middle-order batter Veda Krishnamurthy will lead a 15-member India ‘A’ women’s team during next month’s tour of Australia.While Veda will lead the side, off-spinner Anuja Patil has been named as her deputy for the tour. The squad was picked by the All-India Women’s Selection Committee after meeting in Kolkata.