1 Promoting Make in India initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew indigenous Tejas aircraft in Bengaluru
Make in India in Karnataka Giving a big boost to , Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew in the indigenous Tejas fighter plane in Bengaluru . This flight took place during the Prime Minister’s visit to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited-HAL . Shri Modi conducted a comprehensive review of the activities of the Tejas Fighter Aircraft Factory and other manufacturing units. The Prime Minister described the experience of flying Tejas aircraft as incredible on social media site X. Indian Air Force has started the process of purchasing 83 Tejas aircraft . Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary recently reviewed HAL’s first two-seat LCA trainer aircraft in Bengaluru. Prime Minister Modi has been encouraging indigenous production of defense products. He has set an ambitious target of defense exports of five billion dollars by 2024-25 . During the financial year 2022-23, India made the highest ever defense exports worth Rs 15,920 crore.
2 BBC 100 Women 2023: Four Indian women included in the list
BBC has released the list of the most inspiring and influential women around the world in 2023 . These include human rights lawyer Amal Clooney , Hollywood actress America Ferrera , feminist icon Gloria Steinem , former US First Lady Michelle Obama , beauty business owner Huda Katan . These include and Ballon d’Or title-winning footballer Aitana Bhanmati . BBC 100 Women 2023 which includes four Indian women . Actress Dia Mirza , cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur , photographer Aarti Kumarrao and Tibetan Buddhist nun Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo .
3 Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari launches the 8th India Water Impact Conference (IWIS) in New Delhi
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari on November 22, 2023 the eighth edition of the India Water Impact Conference (IWIS) at the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi India Water Impact Conference, 2023, organized by National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Center for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (CGANGA) organized from 22nd to 24th November, 2023 with the theme ‘Development with Land, Water and Rivers’ ‘ Is. It aims to bring together scientific experts, stakeholders and government representatives to address the dynamic challenges and opportunities in India’s water sector.
4 Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone of NSTI Plus in Odisha
Education and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone of National Skill Training Institute – NSTI Plus at Jatni , Odisha . Shri Pradhan said that this institute will provide demand-driven, high-quality skill training and vocational education at the regional level. An official said that this institute will accommodate institutes like National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development , National Skill Development Corporation and Skill India International Centre . It will also emerge as a potential center for various skill development. On completion of the training, the Ministry will also provide certificates to the candidates in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University – IGNOU , National Institute of Open Schooling and National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development – NISBUD .
5 Indian immunologists release vaccine ‘Mabella’ to protect children from measles and rubella
Indian immunologists discovered measles and rubella released the vaccine ‘ Mabella ‘ to protect children from The vaccine, developed in partnership with Polyvac Institute of Vietnam , was released in Ooty, Tamil Nadu as part of the 25th celebrations of the IIL Division Human Biological Institute . IIL said that this vaccine has been proven safe and effective through extensive human clinical trials. There was an urgent need to release this vaccine to control the deadly measles and rubella.
6 Union Minister of State for Communications Devusingh Chauhan inaugurates Hamfest 2023 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Union Minister of State for Communications Devusingh Chauhan Hamfest 2023 in Ahmedabad , Gujarat . Speaking on the occasion, Shri Chouhan appreciated the role of ham radio in helping people during natural disasters like earthquakes and cyclones . He said that the government will make all efforts to ensure that at least one ham radio operator is available in every village in the country. More than eight hundred ham radio operators from across the country are participating in this two-day program. A ham radio operator can continue experiments with various communication devices and systems through electronics (on a learn-by-do basis) as well as during times of natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, storms, earthquakes or any other air emergency. Can serve people around the world by establishing communication networks such as operating air medical transport etc.
7 Production of four cost-effective generic medicines started in the country to provide relief to patients suffering from rare diseases.
Manufacturing of four generic medicines has started in the country for the treatment of rare diseases . The Union Health Ministry has said that with this, patients suffering from rare diseases will be able to get medicines at lower prices. These medicines are now available in the market for four rare diseases – Tyrosinemia Type-1, Gaucher’s Disease, Wilson’s Disease and Dravet-Lennox Gastaut Syndrome. NITI Aayog’s health member Dr VK Paul said in New Delhi that currently there are eight medicines for these diseases, out of which four are available in the market. The remaining four are in the process of permission. He told that Indian manufacturers are making these medicines. Tyrosinemia type-1 is characterized by jaundice, worsening fever and liver cancer, the drug Nitisinone has been developed for its treatment. Earlier this medicine was imported. Depending on the body weight of the child, Rs 2 crore 20 lakh had to be spent every year on this medicine. Now this expenditure will reduce to Rs 2.5 lakh. The drug Eliglustat has been developed for the treatment of Gaucher’s disease. Due to this disease, the patient’s liver gets enlarged and he starts feeling tired. Wilson’s disease causes RBC hemolysis. Indigenous medicine Triantin has been developed for its treatment. Cannabidiol has been developed for the treatment of Dravet-Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Its solution is given through mouth. Earlier, all the medicines available for these rare diseases had to be imported and the treatment was very expensive. A rare disease is a condition that affects very few people. In any country at a time only six to eight percent of the population suffers from such diseases. According to the Health Ministry, there will be about ten crore such patients in India and about 80 percent of these diseases are genetic.
8 National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) and National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT) signed MoU to share resources
National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) and National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT) signed an MoU to share resources such as best practices, expert faculty, training materials and innovative technologies. NACIN and NADT mutually recognize the importance of collaboration in sharing resources such as best practices, expert faculty, training materials, and innovative technologies. This cooperation focuses on areas of mutual interest including sharing of resources and education science in taxation, law and legal system, commercial and procedural law, economic and administrative law, data analysis, cutting-edge investigative techniques like dark web exploration. Apart from this, risk management and ethics also come under the scope of this MoU.
9 Jammu and Kashmir government fired employees under Article 311(2)(c)
Recently, the Jammu and Kashmir government fired four employees who were a ” threat to the security of the state .” this work has been done under Article 311(2)(c) of the Constitution . According to Article 311(2), no civil servant shall be dismissed or removed from office or reduced in rank except after an inquiry in which the officer has been informed of the charges against him and a hearing in respect of those charges. Reasonable opportunity has been provided. Exceptions to Article 311(2) :
- 2(a)- It includes the dismissal, removal from office or reduction in rank of a person on the ground of his conduct which has led to his conviction on a criminal charge; Or
- 2(b)- When the authority having jurisdiction to dismiss or remove from office or reduce the rank of any person determines that it is not reasonably practicable to hold an inquiry for any reason to be recorded in writing by that authority Must be entered in; Or
- 2 (c)- Where the President or the Governor, as the case may be, is satisfied that in the interest of the security of the State it is not advisable to hold such investigation.
10 Genesis International signs agreement with Survey of India (SOI) for digital mapping of cities
In a move towards transforming India’s mapping ecosystem, leading 3D mapping company Genesis International signed a strategic agreement with the country’s national survey and mapping authority, Survey of India (SOI) . This collaboration’ can revolutionize the map content of India through the implementation of ‘ 3D Digital Twin Mapping Programme ‘. This is in line with India’s National Geospatial Policy 2022, which emphasizes self-reliance in geospatial data. This initiative will provide previously unavailable data, including high-precision 3D data, Digital Terrain Model (DTM), Digital Surface Model (DSM) and ortho imagery. The project will leverage Genesis’ navigable maps of India and its sensor constellation. The company will access datasets from SOI’s Continuous Operating Reference System (CORS) network of 902 stations across all states, which provides real-time, high-precision positioning data.
11 NASA’s Atmospheric Wave Experiment
Amid growing disruptions to satellite communications and GPS systems, NASA has unveiled the Atmospheric Waves Experiment (AWE), highlighting the critical need to understand space weather. The imminent launch of AWE has the potential to provide unprecedented insight into these interconnected dynamics, given Earth’s extreme weather events influencing space phenomena in Atmospheric Gravity Waves (AGWs) . Space weather is a term used to describe changing conditions in the space environment around Earth and other planets , which are influenced by the Sun’s activity and the interaction between the solar wind and the planets’ magnetic fields. Are. Space weather can affect various aspects of human activities and technologies, such as satellite-based communications, navigation and power systems, as well as the health and safety of astronauts and aviation and space exploration. Gravitational waves in a stable atmosphere occur when a temperature difference between rising air and the surrounding atmosphere produces a force that restores the air to its initial position. Atmospheric gravity waves (AGW) move within a stable atmospheric layer, their presence being particularly prevalent in regions where air is moving upward, facilitating the formation of distinctive cloud structures. Notably, these AGWs extend into space, playing a role in shaping space weather. As a lead NASA experiment under the Heliophysics Explorers program, AWE aims to study the relationship between lower atmospheric waves and space weather.
12 Kerala’s tourism mission gets global recognition from UNWTO
Kerala ‘s pioneering Responsible Tourism (RT) mission has won global praise by securing a place in the prestigious list of case studies curated by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). This recognition not only reflects the Mission’s commitment towards eco-friendly tourism, but also serves as an inspiration for further progress in promoting sustainable travel. The inclusion of Kerala’s RT Mission in the global list of UNWTO case studies is a notable achievement, bringing it alongside Maharashtra ‘s Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve Project as the only Indian representatives in this esteemed list. These two case studies from India are among the seven G20 countries recognized by UNWTO, which include Mexico, Germany, Mauritius, Turkey, Italy, Brazil and Canada.
13 World’s first 3D-printed temple unveiled in Telangana
Telangana has unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed temple , a groundbreaking structure located at Burugupalli in Siddipet district . This innovative creation, achieved through a three-month 3D printing process, is a significant technological achievement. This temple is spread over 4,000 square feet and stands at a height of 35.5 feet. It consists of three distinct parts, each dedicated to a different deity.
14 SEBI Chairman launches IRRA platform to enhance investor risk mitigation
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch has officially launched the Investor Risk Reduction Access (IRRA) platform at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) . Developed under the guidance of Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) under the supervision of SEBI, the IRRA platform is designed to mitigate the risks faced by investors during technical glitches at the Trading Member (TM) end, including primary and catastrophic events. Both recovery sites are included.
15 SEBI eases rules for non-profit organizations to raise funds on social stock exchanges
The Securities and Exchange Board of India-SEBI in Mumbai has relaxed the norms for raising funds for non-profit organizations-NPOs in the social stock market . Under the proposal, SEBI has advised to reduce the minimum issue size and application size for NPOs . SEBI has reduced the minimum issue size of Zero Coupon Zero from Rs 1 crore to Rs 50 lakh. The minimum investment amount for investors has also been reduced from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 10,000. SEBI Chairman Madhabi Puri Buch said that the SEBI Board has approved these proposals. SEBI has also allowed non-profit organizations to disclose past social impact reports in fund raising documents as per the current rules but they must also disclose information about the number of beneficiaries, cost per beneficiary and administrative expenses. SEBI Board has also given permission to start Small and Medium Real Estate Investment Trusts. Of these, the trust will have a minimum asset value of at least Rs 50 crore compared to the current minimum asset value of Rs 500 crore.
16 Ishwak Singh gets best actor award at Stars Asian International Film Festival
Ishwak Singh won the Best Actor Award at the Stars Asian International Film Festival (SAIFF) for his performance in the film ‘ Berlin ‘, which serves as a testament to the universal appeal of his work and not only his extraordinary talent but also his art. It also highlights his dedication towards. Smita Tambe ‘s captivating performance in Zoram made her that won her the Best Actress title highlighted Zee Studios’ dedication to bringing out impactful and authentic stories.
17. TCS tops in customer satisfaction among IT and cloud service providers in Spain
Indian IT giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has overtaken Spain by securing the top position in service delivery quality and commercial competitiveness, according to an independent survey conducted by Whitelane Research . achieved remarkable success inThe survey, which included insights from 285 CXOs from leading IT spend organizations, evaluated 28 top IT service providers based on a comprehensive examination of more than 875 unique IT sourcing relationships and more than 1,050 cloud sourcing relationships.
18 Berkshire Hathaway sold 2.46% stake in Paytm, loss of Rs 507 crore
Berkshire Hathaway, backed by world-renowned investor Warren Buffett, sold its entire 2.46 percent stake in Paytm ‘s parent company One97 Communications in the open market for Rs 1,371 crore . Berkshire Hathaway has sold its stake through open market for about ₹1370 crore. Berkshire Hathaway lost about Rs 507 crore in this investment hadThe investment on his behalf was made in Paytm five years ago. This deal has been done with the assistance of JP Morgan.
19 Vidya Pillay won the World Six Red Women Snooker Championship title in Doha.
India’s Vidya Pillai has won the World Six Red Women’s Snooker Championship title in Qatar ‘s capital Doha . In the final, Vidya defeated Anupama Ramachandran of her own country 4-1. Vidya had defeated top seed Bai Yulu of China 4-3 in the semi-finals. Yulu won the World Women’s Snooker Championship on Monday. won
20 Anahat Singh Second youngest player to win National Squash Championship title
15-year-old Anahat Singh created history by becoming the second youngest title winner in the prestigious history of the tournament . The young talent faced Tanvi Khanna in the final , where Khanna was unfortunately forced to retire mid-match due to a knee injury. Anahat clinched the title and entered the record books as the second youngest senior national squash champion in 23 years. Velavan Senthilkumar defeats Abhay Singh in men’s national championship final a tough challenge against
21 ICC bans West Indies player Marlon Samuels for 6 years
ICC has taken a big decision and banned former West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels for 6 years . He took retirement from international cricket in the year 2020 itself. He has been banned from all forms of cricket after being found guilty of violating the anti-corruption code of the Emirates Cricket Board. This is no less than a shock for them. He plays in cricket leagues around the world. Now he will not be able to play in any league for the next 6 years.
22 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2023: 25 November
Every year, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is marked by the United Nations on 25 November . This day is celebrated to create awareness that women across the world are victims of domestic violence, rape and other forms of violence. On November 25, 1960, the three Mirabal sisters were murdered on the orders of Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo. In 1981, Caribbean feminist encuentros and activists from Latin America marked November 25 as the day to raise awareness of violence against women.