Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th November 2022

Published on November 26, 2022
  • National News:
    • The India Railways announced that India will become a major exporter of the Vande Bharat trains by 2025-26 to markets in Europe, South America, and East Asia.
    • The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) launched the Start-up Applications for Registration on MAARG (Mentorship, Advisory, Assistance, Resilience, and Growth) portal to strengthen the startup ecosystem in the country.
    • The Vice President of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar, addressed the UNESCO-India-Africa (UIA) Hackathon at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
    • The Lieutenant Governor of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, inaugurated the Annual Youth Festival “Sonzal-2022” at the University of Kashmir.
    • The S&P Global Market Intelligence, in its recently released Outlook for India’s Economic Growth and Policy Platforms, projected India’s average GDP growth rate to be 6.3% per annum in FY 2021-30.
    • The Uttarakhand High Court, led by Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice R.C. Khulbe, imposed a ban on the ongoing construction activity for the beautification and rejuvenation of the Sukhatal in Nainital.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th November 2022
  • International News:
    • According to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO’s) recently released World Intellectual Property Indicators 2021 report, the global Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) filings saw a growth of 3.6% in 2021 in comparison to 2020. India witnessed an increase of 5.5% in patent filings.
    • In a jointly published report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (US-CDC), it was found that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, nearly 40 million children missed the measles vaccine dose in 2021.
    • The European Space Agency (ESA) named British Paralympic sprinter John McFall as the first “parastronaut” in the world.
  • Important Days:
    • Every year November 26 is celebrated as Constitution Day across the country. It is celebrated because on 26th November 1949, the Constituent Assembly adopted and enacted the Constitution of India.
    • Every year November 26 is celebrated as National Milk Day across the country. This day marks the birth anniversary of the Father of the White Revolution in India, Dr Verghese Kurien.
  • Appointments:
    • Imran Khawaja was appointed as the Deputy Chairperson of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
    • Romal Shetty was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Deloitte India.
  • Obituary:
    • Veteran film, TV, and stage actor, Vikram Gokhale, passed away at the age of 82. He won the 2012 National Award in the Best Actor category for Anumati.
  • Sports:
    • FIFA Men’s World Cup-2022:
    • Day 6 updates-
    1. Iran beat Wales (2-0)
    2. Senegal beat Qatar (3-1)
    3. Netherlands draws with Ecuador (1-1)
    4. England draws with the USA (0-0)
    • New Zealand defeated India by 7 wickets to win the 1ST ODI. Tom Latham was awarded Player of the Match for his 145*(104).
  • DST Joins Hands with CSE
  • India Tests IRBM Agni-3
  • DPIIT Comes with a Data on FDI
  • Absolute Launches DIY Crop Insurance

Question:

Q.1 Sukhatal is situated in which of the following states?
a. Himachal Pradesh
b. Uttarakhand
c. Haryana
d. Sikkim

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