Today Top Current Affairs 29 November 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 29 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs 29th November 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.

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National

RBI imposes Rs 1 Crore Penalty on SBI For violating norms

On 26th November 2021, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State Bank of India (SBI) or violating subsection (2) of section 19 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

  • SBI kept shares in the borrower companies of an amount exceeding 30% of the paid-up share capital of those companies.
  • Under the Sub-section (2) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, the banking company can not hold shares in any company

Multi-dimensional Poverty Index released by NITI Aayog: Kerala is least poor state

Niti Aayog has released the 1st ever Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI). the index measures poverty at the national, State/UT, and district levels.

  • As per the index, Bihar has been adjudged as the state with the highest level of multidimensional poverty with 51.91% of the population.
  • Followed by, Jharkhand (42.16%), Uttar Pradesh (37.79%), Madhya Pradesh (36.65%) and Meghalaya (32.67%) were ranked at 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th place respectively.
  • On the other hand, Kerala (0.71%), Goa (3.76%), Sikkim (3.82%), Tamil Nadu (4.89%) and Punjab (5.59 %) have been ranked as the top 5 lowest poverty states across India.
  • Kottayam (Kerala) is the only district that registered zero poverty in India.

Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

  • The report is based on the reference period of 2015-16 of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).
  • The MPI Index covers the level of poverty across three equally weighted dimensions including health, education, and standard of living.
  • It has 12 indicators which are nutrition, child and adolescent mortality, antenatal care, years of schooling, school attendance, cooking fuel, sanitation, drinking water, electricity, housing, assets, and bank accounts.

Defence News

Indian Navy commissioned 4th Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela

On 25th November 2021, The Indian Navy has commissioned the 4th Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  • INS Vela is the fourth in the series of six submarines and are being developed under the Kalvari-class submarine Project-75.
  • Under the Kalvari-class submarine Project-75, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd has developed the fourth Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela in collaboration with M/s Naval Group of France.

Indian Armed Forces conducts a military exercise named ‘Dakshin Shakti’ in Jaisalmer

Indian Armed Forces have conducted a military exercise named ‘Dakshin Shakti’ in Jaisalmer Rajasthan. the ‘Dakshin Shakti’ military exercise was held between 19th November 2021 and 22nd November 2021.

  • In the biggest military exercise, more than 30,000 troops from the Army, Navy, IAF, Coast Guard, BSF and intelligence joined the Exercise Dakshin Shakti.

Purpose:

  • The main purpose of the exercise is to test the capability of the troops in the marshy and marine areas and to see how well the forces worked together and how well they connected.
  • it has also established the best coordination among armed forces, space technology and artificial intelligence.

Appointment News

Indian candidate Praveen Sinha inducted in the top committee of INTERPOL

Praveen Sinha has been selected as ‘Delegate for Asia’ on the executive committee of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol). Praveen Sinha is a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director.

  • On 25th November 2021, the 89th Interpol general assembly was held in Istanbul, Turkey and members decided to elect Sinha in the top committee of INTERPOL.
  • On the other hand, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi has been as the new President of INTERPOL.

Petr Fiala appointed as new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic

The president of Czech Milos Zeman has appointed the leader of a centre-right alliance, Petr Fiala, as prime minister on November 28, 2021. Petr Fiala will take place of Andrej Babis.

Harshwanti Bisht as first women President of Indian Mountaineering Foundation

62 years old and Noted mountaineer Harshwanti Bisht has been appointed as the first woman president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).

  • Harshwanti won 60 out of a total of 107 votes.
  • In 1981, Harshwanti Bisht scaled the Nanda Devi peak and has been honoured with the Arjuna award.

Obituary News

Sahitya Akademi winning eminent Assamese Poet Sananta Tanty died at 69

Sahitya Akademi Award-winning Indian poet of Assamese literature Sananta Tanty has taken his last breath at the age of 69 due to a prolonged illness.

  • He was honoured with many awards and recognitions.
  • In 2016, He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi for his collection of poems in Assamese titled ‘Kailoir Dinto Amar Hobo’ (Tomorrow Will Be Ours).

State News

Madhya Pradesh state to launch of India’s first Cyber Tehsil

The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has given its approval to launch a Cyber Tehsils. with this, Madhya Pradesh will be the first state in India that will make Cyber Tehsil.

How will Cyber Tehsil Help?

  • Cyber Tehsil will help in making the property mutation process easy and people will be able to take the benefit of the system from anywhere in the state.
  • In addition, the Cyber Tehsil will make the process of conversion convenient in the cases of undisputed land through this service.

Important Days

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2021

Every year, the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed on 29th November. the main purpose of this day is to educate people on the question of Palestine and support a peaceful settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

This day is an UN-organized day and is celebrated every year.

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