Daily Current Affairs 20 & 21 November 2022

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National

Digital Life Certificate for Central Government Pensioners and EPFO ​​Pensioners

The Department of Posts provides a platform for the submission of Life Certificates in digital mode through India Post Payments Bank for the Pensioners of the Central Government and EPFO at their doorsteps through Postman.

  • Central Government Pensioners / EPFO Pensioners will have to submit their Annual Life Certificate from 1st November 2022 onwards.
  • The pensioners can submit their digital Life Certificates through Jeevan Pramaan using biometric authentication, with a service charge of Rs.70/-.
  • Pensioners can also generate their digital life certificate through their area postmen within a few minutes by providing details like their Aadhaar number, mobile number, PPO number, pension account details, and biometric authentication.
  • The India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) was started on September 01, 2018, and functions under the Department of Posts.

150th Commemoration Day VOC website launched

Chief Minister M.K.Stalin launched a website i.e. https://www.tamildigitallibrary.in/voc on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Chidambaram Pillai, popularly known as the ‘Navy Tamil’. The website https://www.tamildigitallibrary.in/voc was made on the e-library website of Tamil Digital Education Corporation and includes 11 books, commentaries on literary works, four book translations, 20 books, and five research works.

PM Modi releases the Tirukkural-Kashi Tamil Sangam in 13 languages ​​including Hindi, Urdu and Arabic

The Union Ministry of Education translated Tirukkuralai into various languages ​​for the Central Classical Tamil Research Institute (CICT). Thirukkural was translated into 13 languages ​​namely Sams Krit, Hindi, Marathi, Odia, Malayalam, Saurashtiri, Wakripoli of Narik Kuras, Paduku, Nepali, Arabic, Urdu, Persian, and Khmer.

  • CICTL released Thirukkural in Punjabi and Manipuri in 2012, Telugu and Kannada in 2014, and Gujarati in 2015.
  • Tirukkural will be translated into world languages ​​and Indian languages, 10 neighboring languages ​​including Irish, Thai, Malay, Burmese, Swedish, Danish, Korean, Japanese, and 76 Indian languages ​​including Assamese, Tulu, Bhojpuri, Santhali, Konkani, Bodo, Sindhi, Maithili, Malto.

State

IIT-M develops IT tools to improve health of rural SC communities in Chittoor district

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras developed an Information Technology based tool in order to monitor and improve the health of rural Scheduled Caste communities in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The tool was developed using open-source software and collects detailed household-level annual health-related information and makes an objective assessment of the impact of medical treatment and dietary advice on priority health issues.

  • The project was implemented in E. Palaguttapalli SC and adjoining hamlets, Pakala Mandal and Pulicherla Mandal, in Chittoor district.

PM inaugurates first greenfield airport ‘Donyi Polo Airport in Arunachal Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Donyi Polo Airport, Itanagar, and dedicated 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station to the nation. The first greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh was developed in an area of over 690 acres, at a cost of more than Rs. 640 crores. It has a 2300 m runway and is suitable for all weather day operations. The airport terminal promotes energy efficiency, renewable energy, and the recycling of resources.

  • In February 2019, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for a new green airport in the Holongi area near the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.

600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station

  • 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station was developed at a cost of more than Rs 8450 crore and it is spread over more than 80 kilometers in the West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • It will help in contributing in a major way towards the fulfillment of the country’s commitment to increase the adoption of green energy.

World record by sorting 3500 food bags at Chennai airport

Chennai Meenambakkam Airport is organizing an awareness week along with Airport Authority, Mylapore Round Table India, Mylapore Ladies Circle, and Women’s Voluntary Organization. it was awarded a certificate for sorting 3,500 food bags at Chennai airport. the world record was 2,800 food bags.

Awards

Tamil Music Society Awards

Dr. S. Soumya will be honored with the “Music Genius” award and P. Charkurunath Odhuvar with the “Pan Music Genius” award on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Tamil Music Association. Chief Minister M.K.Stalin will confer the awards at the annual function of the music Association starting on December 12th, 2022 at the Raja Annamalai Forum, Chennai.

Sports

Asian Airgun Championship: Shiva Narwal bagged gold medal

Shiva Narwal wins the gold medal in the 10m men’s air pistol competition. India’s gold tally at the Asian Airgun Championship in Daegu, South Korea. The first medal event was the 10-meter Air Pistol Women.

Asian Airgun Championship: Shiva Narwal bagged gold medal

  • In the gold medal match in the 10-meter Air Pistol Women Junior event, Manu Bhaker defeated Esha Singh 17-15.
  • The Indian men’s senior and junior 10-meter air pistol teams won gold medals in their respective events.
  • The junior team of Sagar Dangi, Samrat Rana, and Varun Tomar defeated Uzbekistan’s Mukhammad Kamalov, Nuriddin Nuriddinov, and Ilkhombek Obidjonov 16-2.
  • the Indian shooting team won 34 medals and leads the Championship medals table including 22 golds, eight silvers, and four bronzes.

Important Days

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Every year, World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims takes place every year on the 3rd Sunday of November. in 2022, the day falls on 21 November. the day aims to remember all the individuals who died or got seriously injured in a road accident. The day advocates for better support for the victims of road traffic accidents and their families.

  • In 1993, RoadPeace started the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
  • United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic on 26 October 2005 for the appropriate acknowledgment of the victims of road traffic accidents and their families.

PM Modi pays tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the occasion of her birthday. Indira Gandhi was an Indian politician who was associated with the Indian National Congress. Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917, in Allahabad, to a Kashmiri Pandit family. She died on October 31, 1984. in 1966, She was elected as our nation’s third Prime Minister.

  • Indira Gandhi was the daughter of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • She was also the second longest-serving Indian prime minister from January 1966 to March 1977 after Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • She again served from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984.
  • she was appointed to the Rajya Sabha (upper house) and joined Lal Bahadur Shastri’s cabinet as Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

Rani Lakshmi Bai Jayanti 2022

The Queen of Jhansi, Rani Lakshmibai was born into a Maratha Brahman family and was named Manikarnika. she was famously known as Rani of Jhansi. Rani Lakshmibai was nicknamed Manu by Manikarnika. On 19 November, the birth anniversary of Rani Lakshmibai is celebrated as Martyr’s Day in Jhansi to honor the lives lost in the Rebellion of 1857.

  • It is believed that Rani Lakshmibai was born as Manikarnika Tambe on November 19, 1828.
  • In 1842, Lakshmibai got married Gangadhar Rao Newalkar, the Maharaja of Jhansi, and got the name Rani Lakshmibai.
  • She died on June 17, 1958, martyred her life for India’s freedom.

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