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Current Affairs Of 10 November 2020 by gkrecall

 


Current Affairs Of 10 November 2020 by gkrecall

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

NITI Aayog’s AIM and Sirius (Russia) Launched 14-Day “AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0” from Nov 7-21, 2020

National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Sirius, Russia launched a 14 days long (from 7–21 November 2020) virtual programme named “AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0” for Indian and Russian school children.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

PM Inaugurated Hazir-Ghogha Ferry service in Gujarat; Renamed Ministry of Shipping as Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

the Government of India renamed the Ministry of Shipping to become the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways. It was announced by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi during the virtual inauguration of Ro-Pax Ferry service between Hazira in Surat district in south Gujarat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat.

About Gujarat:
Capital– Gandhinagar
National Parks– Gir National Park, Velavadar Blackbuck National Park, Vansda National Park, Marine National Park.

Uttarakhand CM Inaugurates India’s Longest Motorable Suspension Bridge ‘Dobra-Chanthi’ in Tehri-Garhwal & 1st state to provide free Wifi to Govt Institutes

Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the 725-metre-long Dobra-Chanti suspension bridgein Tehri-Garhwal district. It is the longest motorable single lane suspension bridge in India.

Assam’s Tezpur Litchi Gets GI Tag

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA),  under the Union ministry of commerce and industry, confirmed that Tezpur Litchi of Assam has received the Geographical Indication (GI) TagTezpur Litchi was granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag certification on 27th March 2015. 


Prime Minister virtually Inaugurates & lays foundation stone of 614 crore Multiple projects in Varanasi,UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated & Laid the Foundation Stone Multiple development projects for Varanasi in UttarPradesh, related to Agriculture, Tourism and Infrastructure. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) the Total cost implication of these projects is INR 614 crore.

BANKING & FINANCE

BoB in association with EAP India Introduced ‘Employee Assistance Program’, a Well-being Programme for its Employees

Bank of Baroda (BoB) in association with EAP-India introduced an‘Employee Assistance Program’, a Well-being Programme for its employees and their family members 24×7.

Bharti AXA General Insurance Launched ‘CancerSendsNoNotifications’ Campaign on social media to Increase Awareness about Cancer

Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited launched ‘CancerSendsNoNotifications’ Campaign on Social Media on account of the National Cancer Awareness Day 2020- November 7.

Airtel Payments Bank Partners with Bharti AXA General Insurance to Offer ‘Smart Drive Private Car Insurance’ to its Customers

Airtel Payments Bank, India’s first payments bank partnered with Bharti AXA General Insurance Co Ltd to offer ‘Smart Drive Private Car Insurance’, a comprehensive car insurance for its customers.

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Marg ERP and Paytm Partners to Resolve MSMEs Payment & Settlement Issues Digitally 

Under this Joint Venture(JV), Marg ERP and Paytm empowers MSME using MargPay, a new integrated payments solution, developed by Marg ERP Ltd.

About Paytm:
Headquarters– Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Founder & CEO– Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Founded– August 2010

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS        

The Book “Moustache” by Malayalam Author S Hareesh won the JCB Prize for Literature 2020

the book “Moustache”(original Malayalam title – “Meesha”authored by Malayalam writer S. Hareesh and translated to English by Jayasree Kalathil won the JCB Prize for Literature 2020 worth Rs.25 lakhs. The book was published by HarperCollins India in 2020.

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

US Elections 2020 – Joe Biden Elected 46th President of US; Kamala Harris becomes 1st Woman to serve as Vice President 

About United States:
Capital – Washington D.C.
Currency – United States Dollar ($, USD)

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

China Successfully Launched 13 satellites,10 for Argentina through Long March 6 rocket

China has successfully sent 13 satellites viz. 3 Chinese and 10 customer’s satellites, into orbit through the Long March 6 rocket’s 351 flight which was lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, Shanxi Province, China.

About China:
Capital– Beijing
Currency– Renminbi
President– Xi Jinping

OBITUARY

Sanchaman Limboo Former CM of Sikkim Passed Away at 73


BOOKS & AUTHORS

Nayanjot Lahiri Authored the Book Titled,  “Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M N Deshpande” 

The Book titled “Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M N Deshpande”authored by  Nayanjot Lahiri, Professor of History at Ashoka University was published by Oxford University Press (OUP).

IMPORTANT DAYS

International Day of Radiology 2020 – November 8

The theme of 2020 IDoR is “Radiologists and radiographers supporting patients during COVID-19”.

National Legal Services Day 2020: November 9 


STATE NEWS

V.P. Singh Badnore Launched Mobile App “Wildlife Rescue” To Monitor the Rescue of Wildlife

V.P. Singh Badnore, Administrator of Union Territory(UT) Chandigarh and Governor of Punjab launched a real time mobile application – “Wildlife Rescue App” for online monitoring of Wildlife rescue, reporting and release of wildlife in the wildlife sanctuaries in Chandigarh.

About Chandigarh:
Administrator– V.P. Singh Badnore
Wildlife Sanctuary– Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary