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National News

PM Modi declared Mangarh Dham national monument

 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared Mangarh Dham in Rajasthan as national monument and paid tributes to the tribals who were massacred by the British army in 1913 in Mangarh
  • The Dham, a memorial for around 1,500 tribals massacred by the British army in 1913, is located in the Banswara district on the Gujarat-Rajasthan border, a region with a large tribal population.
  • The gathering of tribals in 1913 in Mangarh against the British was led by social reformer Govind Guru.
  • The Dham is a memorial for around 1,500 tribals massacred by the British army. It is located in the district on the Gujarat-Rajasthan border.

About Rajasthan

  • Capital – Jaipur
  • Chief Minister – Ashok Gehlot
  • Governor – Kalraj Mishra

Recent Inauguration by PM Modi

  • PM Modi launched Mission LIFE movement at Kevadiya
  • PM Modi laid foundation stone over Rs 3,400 crore in Chamoli, Uttarakhand
  • PM Modi has laid the foundation stone for a plant in Vadodara that will manufacture the C-295 transport aircraft.
  • PM Modi inaugurated Maze Garden, ‘OYO Ekta Houseboat’ Miyawaki’ forest in Gujarat.
  • PM Modi laid foundation stone of projects worth 860 cr in Gujarat

India’s first Aqua Park established in Arunachal Pradesh

  • The Central Government has approved the establishment of India’s first-ever ‘Integrated Aqua Park’ at Tarin (Ziro) in the Subansiri District of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The ambitious project is sanctioned under the CSS Component of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana. The overall cost is Rs 50 crores and Central’s share is of Rs 45.11 crores.
  • PMMSY (launched in 2019) aims to establish a robust fisheries management framework in the country.
  • The fish museum will be part of India’s first-ever ‘Integrated Aqua Park’ which has been approved by the central government.
  • The fish museum will be part of the Integrated Aqua Park which is sanctioned by the Union Ministry of Fisheries. The fish museum in Arunachal Pradesh will have all kinds of fish species from the state. It will also serve as a training center for the fisherfolk.

About Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

  • The Central Government’s Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana aims at addressing the critical gaps in the fisheries value chain, productivity, and quality of technology, marketing, and post-harvest infrastructure.
  • It also aims to modernize and strengthen the value chain, establish a robust fisheries management framework and enhance traceability while also simultaneously ensuring the socio-economic welfare of fisheries and fish farmers.

About Arunachal Pradesh

  • Capital – Itanagar
  • Chief Minister – Pema Khandu
  • Governor – D. Mishra

UP’s Ranipur Tiger Reserve becomes 53rd tiger reserve of India

  • The Ranipur Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh has become the 53rd tiger reserve in India.
  • The Ranipur Tiger Reserve in the Chitrakoot district of UP is the fourth in the state after Dudhwa, Pilibhit and Amangarh.
  • The reserve will span across 529.89 square km, with a 299.58 sq. km buffer zone and 230 sq. km core area.
  • The Ranipur Tiger reserve in the Bundelkhand region of UP is just 150 km from the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh and is home to tigers, leopards, sloth bears, sambar, spotter deer, chinkara and several birds are reptiles.
  • Sanctuary in Chitrakoot district has no tigers of its own.
  • According to the latest tiger census conducted in 2018, India has 2,967 tigers, including 173 in UP.

About Uttar Pradesh

  • Capital – Lucknow
  • Chief Minister – Yogi Adityanath
  • Governor – Anandiben Patel

PM Modi inaugurated Global Investors Meet ‘Invest Karnataka 2022’

  • PM Modi has addressed the inaugural function of Invest Karnataka, the Global Investors Meet’ via video conferencing.
  • Objective – To attract prospective investors and set up development agenda for the next decade.
  • The three-day program is being held in Bengaluru, witnessing more than 80 speaker sessions.
  • The country sessions were hosted by partner countries – France, Germany, Netherlands, South Korea, Japan, and Australia.

Meghalaya launched Citizen Engagement and Communication Programme

  • Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma has launched the Citizen Engagement and Communication Programme at Tura, West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
  • Objective – To create much-needed awareness amongst the masses so that people will have the right information to avail benefits of the schemes being launched by the Government
  • With this programme, the state government can create awareness about the correct information of schemes to avail benefits to citizens.
  • The government has launched various welfare programmes and information should be spread for the larger benefit of the public.

About Meghalaya

  • Capital – Shillong
  • Chief Minister – Conrad Kongkal Sangma
  • Governor – D. Mishra (additional charge)

Goa organized CANSO Asia Pacific Conference

  • The Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) Conference has organized in Goa.
  • During the Conference delegates and exhibitors from the Asia Pacific region and beyond discussed and collaborated on the key issues that will help shape the future of Asia’s aviation industry and turn the Complete Air Traffics System (CATS) Global Council’s vision for the skies of 2045 into a reality.
  • Theme – Think Global, Collaborate Regional, Accomplish Local
  • Conference also covers digitalization and automation as key enablers in delivering CANSO’s vision for future skies.

About CANSO

  • CANSO – the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization – is the global voice of the air traffic management (ATM) industry and is shaping our future skies.
  • Its members support over 90% of the world’s air traffic and include air navigation service providers, airspace users and operators, manufacturers and aviation industry suppliers.
  • The organization looks on global Air Traffic Management performance by connecting the industry to share knowledge, expertise and innovation.

About Goa

  • Capital – Panaji
  • Chief Minister – Pramod Sawant
  • Governor – S. Sreedharan Pillai

Banking and Financial

GST revenues crossed Rs1.51 lakh crore in October

  • GST revenue collected for the month of October was the second-highest ever, next only to the April 2022 collection.
  • In October, Rs 1,51,718 crore has collected by the government.
  • Out of this,

CGST – Rs 26,039 crore

SGST – Rs 33,396 crore

IGST – Rs 81,778 crore (including Rs 37,297 crore collected on import of goods)

Cess – Rs 10,505 crore (including Rs 825 crore collected on import of goods).

  • GST revenues have been over Rs 1.4 lakh crore mark for the eighth time in a row and for the ninth time overall.
  • E-way bills generated in September were 8.3 crores, higher than August’s 7.7 crore e-way bills.
  • The highest GST collections in a month were recorded in April 2022, at Rs 1,67,540 crore.

GST Collection of Previous Months in 2022

  • January – 1,40,986 crore
  • February – 1,33,026 crore
  • March – 1,42,095 crore
  • April – 1,67,540 crore
  • May – 1,40,885 crore
  • June – 1,44,616 crore
  • July – 1,48,995 crore
  • August – 1,43,612 crore
  • September – 1,47,686 crore

Appointment and Resignation

VR Krishna Gupta appointed as Chairman of BPCL

  • Vetsa Rama Krishna Gupta has assumed the additional charge of Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).
  • He has replaced Arun Kumar Singh, who superannuated on 31st October 2022.
  • Gupta joined BPCL in August 1998 and has a well-rounded experience across Finance functions covering Commercial Finance, Corporate Accounts, Risk Management, Business plan, Budgeting, Treasury operations, etc.
  • Presently, he is serving as a Board member in BPRL and Fino Paytech Limited.

Other Chairman

 

  • IOC-Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
  • GAIL-Sandeep Kumar Gupt

 

Awards

PM Modi  laid foundation stone of proje West Bengal’s Lakshmir Bhandar scheme bagged SKOCH Award

  • West Bengal government’s Lakshmir Bhandar scheme has bagged the SKOCH award 2022 in the women & child development category.
  • West Bengal launched the scheme in 2021 to provide financial support to a woman head of a family in the age group of 25-60 years.
  • Under the scheme, Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 per month are given to women of the General and SC/ST categories
  • The state government incurs an expenditure of around Rs 11,000 crore annually to fund the scheme.
  • SKOCH Award instituted – 2003

About West Bengal

  • Capital – Kolkata
  • Chief Minister – Mamata Banerjee
  • Governor – Ganesan

Recent Awards

  • Friends of Liberation War award – Former US Senator Edward M Kennedy by Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
  • Best International Film at Saturn Awards 2022 – RRR
  • National Digital Transformation Awards (DX 2022 Awards) – Karnataka Bank
  • European parliament’s Sakharov prize 2022 – Ukrainian people
  • National Intellectual Property award for 2021 & 2022 – IIT Madras
  • Karnataka Ratna award – Puneeth Rajkumar (posthumously)

M T Vasudevan Nair received Kerala’s first highest state-level award

  • Malayalam literary stalwart and Jnanpith laureate M T Vasudevan Nair has been selected for the first ‘Kerala Jyothi’ award instituted by the Kerala government.
  • Malayalam megastar Mammootty, Delhi-based Malayalam playwright Omcheri N N Pillai and former civil servant and social worker T Madhava Menon have been selected for the first ‘Kerala Prabha’
  • Amphibian biologist Sathyabhama Das Biju (Dr. S D Biju), magician Gopinath Muthukad, sculptor Kanayi Kunhiraman, industrialist Kochouseph Chittilappilly, scientist M P Parameswaran and singer Vijayalakshmi have been selected for the first ‘Kerala Sree’ awards.
  • Last year, the Kerala government had decided to institute the highest state-level awards, on the model of Padma awards.
  • It was decided to institute awards in three categories — ‘Kerala Jyothi’, ‘Kerala Prabha’ and ‘Kerala Sree’.

About Kerala

  • Capital – Thiruvananthapuram
  • Chief Minister – Pinarayi Vijayan
  • Governor – Arif Mohammad Khan

Recent Award

  • Changemaker’ award at UN SDG Action Awards – Srishti Bakshi
  • Best adventure tourism destination award – Uttarakhand
  • Lata Mangeshkar Award 2021 – Kumar Sanu
  • Lata Mangeshkar Award 2020 – Anand-Milind
  • Lata Mangeshkar Award 2019 – Shailendra Singh
  • 52nd Dadasaheb Phalke Award – Asha Parekh

Sports 

Kerala to host Track Asia Cup 2022

  • Kerala is all set to host the Track Asia Cup-2022 cycling tournament, one of the biggest cycling events, at the LNCPE outdoor velodrome near from November 25 to 28.
  • Around 200 cyclists from over 25 countries in Asia will take part in the event, which is being conducted outside Delhi for the first time.
  • Track Asia Cup Cycling 2022, which is sanctioned by Asian Cycling Confederation and Cycling Federation of India, will be held at the LNCPE’s 333.333-meter concrete Velodrome.
  • Track Asia cup is also the selection of Asian countries for the 2024 Paris Olympics.
  • Cycling giants such as China, Japan, Korea, Kazakhstan among others will be the star attraction of this event.
  • Apart from these countries, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will compete with India.

About Kerala

  • Capital – Thiruvananthapuram
  • Chief Minister – Pinarayi Vijayan
  • Governor – Arif Mohammad Khan

Important day

Zojila Day commemorated at Zojila War Memorial

  • Zojila Day was commemorated at Zojila War Memorial near Drass on November 1, 2022.
  • It was commemorated to celebrate the gallant action by Indian troops in ‘Operation Bison’ in 1948 which was launched on the icy heights of Zojila pass, the gateway to Ladakh.
  • This battle was also historic for the reason that tanks were used for the first time at such heights.

Obituary

SEWA founder and Gandhian Ela Bhatt passed away

  • A noted Gandhian, and founder of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Elaben Bhatt passed away at the age of 89.
  • She was the Chairperson of Sabarmati Ashram and recently resigned as the Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi-founded Gujarat Vidhyapith.
  • In 2007, she joined the group of world leaders called the Elders (founded by Nelson Mandela) to promote human rights and peace across the world.
  • Awards – Padma Bhushan (1985), Ramon Magsaysay Award (1977)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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