Page-10 of Current Affairs - November, 2021

India-ADB sign USD 300 million loan to improve healthcare access in urban areas

Indian government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a loan agreement of 300 million U.S. dollars in order to improve primary health care in urban areas. Highlights This agreement was signed by Rajat Kumar Mishra, who is a senior official ..

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National Apprenticeship Training Scheme extended for 5-years

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation of National Apprenticeship Training Scheme for next five years. Key Points Cabinet gave approval for stipendiary support of 3 thousand 54 crore rupees to apprentices who ..

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5th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM)

Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, virtually inaugurated the “5th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM)” on November 24, 2021. Key Points While inaugurating the conference, minister noted that, Indian Armed Forces have demonstrated time and again that they care for and ..

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Climate Change: Germany announces Euro 1.2 bn to aid India

Germany has announced new development commitments of around Euro 1.2 billion aid to India, in support of India’s fight against climate change. Key Points This fund will also be used for cooperation on clean energy. Announcement for aid was made amid the ..

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‘Dosti’: Trilateral coast guard exercise by India, the Maldives and Sri Lanka

India, The Maldives and Sri Lanka are holding the 15th edition of the biennial trilateral coast guard exercise ‘Dosti’, in the Maldives. Key Facts Year 2021 marks the 30th year of Dosti Trilateral Coast Guard Exercise. The exercise was started ..

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AP Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Bill 2021

Andhra Pradesh (AP) government, in an eco-friendly move, has passed ‘AP Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Bill 2021’ to levy a green tax. Key Points This move can cause additional burden on vehicle buyers. Green tax will be imposed on all ..

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