Current Affairs One-Liner: 30th November 2022

Published on November 30, 2022
  • National News:
    • The Union Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy, RK Singh, announced a scheme for the procurement of electricity of 4,500 MW for 5 years under the Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala Transparently in India or SHAKTI policy.
    • The world's first intranasal vaccine, iNCOVACC, by Bharat Biotech received both primary series and Heterologous booster approval from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO).
    • The Indian Air Force began its annual joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise “Samanvay 2022” from 28th November 2022 to 30th November 2022 at the Air Force Station, Agra.
    • The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) decreased its equity stake in Bharat Bijlee from 6.695% to 4.540%.
    • Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL) entered into a partnership with the AI-powered enterprise, actyv.ai, to provide short-term finance under the “Buy Now Pay Later” category.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 30th November 2022
  • International News:
    • The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, situated in Hawaii, USA, erupted for the first time in nearly four decades.
    • A United Nations (UN) Panel recommended listing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef as a world heritage site that is “in danger”.
    • The US-based Merriam-Webster dictionary announced “Gaslighting” as the 2022 Word of the Year.
  • Important Days:
    • Every year November 30 is observed as the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare all around the world. It is an initiative of the UN (United Nations).
  • Appointments:
    • Preeti Sudan was appointed as a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Sudan is a 1983-IAS officer (retd.) of the Andhra Pradesh cadre.
    • Laxmi Singh was appointed as Uttar Pradesh’s first woman Police Commissioner at Noida. Laxmi is a 2000-batch IPS officer and will replace Alok Singh.
    • Prashanth Kumar was appointed as the President of the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI).
  • Awards and Honors:
    • TURF 2022 and India Sports Awards:
      • It is presented by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
      • Para Sports Person of the Year- Avani Lekhara
      • Special Sportsperson of the Year- Shrey Kadyan
      • Lifetime Achievement Award- Sarkar Talwar
      • Best Coach (Male)- RB Ramesh
      • Best Coach (Female)- Nonita Lal Qureshi
  • Obituary:
    • Veteran American professor, actor, and author, Clarence Darnell Gilyard Jr., passed away at the age of 66. He was known for his roles in movies like “Die Hard”, ”Top Gun”, “Texas Ranger”, etc.
  • Sports:
    • FIFA Men’s World Cup-2022:
    • Day 10 updates-
    1. Senegal beat Ecuador (2-1)
    2. Netherlands beat Qatar (2-0)
    3. USA beat Iran (1-0)
    4. England beat Wales (3-0)
  • 1st Edition of Austra-Hind 2022
  • “Quarterly Statistics on Deposits and Credit of SCBs: September 2022”
  • SEBI Amends Frameworks Regarding Stock Brokers
  • TMBL Joins Hands with Chola MS General and Max Life

Question:

Q.1 The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is situated in?
a. Japan
b. USA
c. South Korea
d. Russia

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