Page-2 of Current Affairs - November, 2021

WHO: Omicron Poses Very High Global Risk

On November 29, 2021, World Health Organization (WHO) warned that; the new variant of SARS-CoV-2 virus called “Omicron” poses very high global risk. Highlights Early evidence shows that, this highly mutated coronavirus could lead to surges with ‘severe consequences.’ It also noted that, “considerable uncertainties’’ remain about Omicron, which was first detected in southern Africa, ..

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World’s tallest railway bridge pier to come up in Manipur

World’s tallest rail bridge pier will soon come up in North-eastern state of Manipur. Key Points This bridge is being constructed by Indian Railways at Noney Valley in Manipur. Bridge is having the height of 141 metres. It is a part of ambitious 111 Kilometre long Jiribam-Imphal railway line. It is being constructed with the ..

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Nagaland: ‘Call your Cop mobile App’ launched for citizens

Nagaland Police officially launched the ‘Call your Cop’ mobile App on November 29, 2021. Highlights The app was launched at Police Headquarters in Kohima. It will enable all citizens in the state, including those in distress, to get in touch with the police directly, as police will be available easily, with just one click away. ..

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First edition of “Indian Young Water Professionals Programme” launched

First edition of the Indian Young Water Professionals Programme was launched on November 29, 2021 virtually. Key points Programme was launched in the presence of Indian High Commissioner to Australia, Manpreet Vohra; Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’ Farrell and Additional Secretary of Ministry of Jal Shakti, Debashree Mukherjee. This launch was joined by ..

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Parliament passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021

On November 29, 2021, Indian Parliament passed the Farm Laws Repeal Bill, 2021 during first day of the winter session. Key Points The three farm laws of centre have been repealed by Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha in the fastest repeal in recent years, following a year-long protests by farmers. Farm Laws Repeal ..

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