Current Affairs One-Liner: 19th November 2021

Published on November 19, 2021
  • India is re-elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO from 2021 to 2025 tenure. Also, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Cook Islands, and China are elected in Group IV Asian and Pacific States category.
  • Static Part: 
    • HQ of UNESCO: Paris, France
  • Important Days and Themes: 18th Nov 2021: National Naturopathy Day
    • 18th Nov 2021: World Philosophy Day (Third Thursday of November every year)
    • 19th Nov 2021: World Toilet Day
    • Theme: ‘valuing toilets’
    • 19th Nov 2021: 552nd Guru Nanak Jayanti
    • 15th to 21st Nov: National Newborn Week
    • Theme: ‘Safety, quality and nurturing care – the birthright of every newborn’
    • 18th to 24th Nov: World Antimicrobial Awareness Week
    • Theme: ‘Spread Awareness, Stop Resistance’
Current Affairs One-Liner: 19th November 2021
  • Garbine Muguruza (Spain) won her first WTA Final title by beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia.
  • ‘Koozhangal’, is the name of Tamil Nadu’s film and it will be screened at the Indian Panorama segment in the 52 International film festival Goa. The film has also received India’s official entry for Academy Award for Oscars.
  • The country’s first-of-its-kind fisheries business incubator was inaugurated in Gurugram, Haryana by Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala. It will help to support fisheries start-ups under real market-led conditions. The name of the incubator is LINAC- NCDC Fisheries Business Incubation Centre (LlFlC). It is built at the cost of Rs. 3.23 crore under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). The National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) is the implementing agency of the incubator.
  • ‘Op Hercules’: It is the name of a joint airlift exercise conducted by the Indian Air Force and Indian Army. The exercise helps to strengthen logistics supply in the North sector. It also helps to enhance winter stocking in operation areas. The C-17, IL-76, and An-32 aircraft were used as the platform for airlift.
  • Static Part: 
    • Commander in Chief of Indian Army: President Ram Nath Kovind
    • Chief of India Air Force: Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari
  • 2021 TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix (TRACE Matrix)
  • ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ App
  • SIDBI partnered with Google
  • India’s GDP to be at 9.5% in 2021-22-- UBS Securities
  • Mukhya Mantri Udyam Kranti Yojana--- Madhya Pradesh

Question: 

Q.1 Which Indian Armed Force conducted ‘Op Hercules’?
a. Indian Air Force
b. Indian Navy
c. Indian Coast Guard
d. Indian Army
e. Both (a) and (d)

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