Page-2 of Current Affairs - November, 2021

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 Key Points The three farm laws of centre have been repealed by Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha in the fastest repeal in recent years, following a year-long protests by farmers.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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Government launched ‘unique’ face recognition techology for pensioners

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh launched a “unique” face recognition technology on November 29, 2021. Key Facts The face recognition technology would act as a proof of life certificate’ for pensioners. It will ensure ease of living for retired & elderly citizens. All pensioners are required to submit their life certificate annually in ..

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India1 Payments installed 10,000 white-label ATMs

India1 Payments has crossed a milestone on deploying 10000 white-label ATMs, which was called as “India1ATMs”. Key Points India1 Payments is IPO-bound and is promoted by the Banktech Group of Australia. It was formerly known as BTI Payments. With the deployment of 10000 ATMs, India1 Payments has become the largest player in this segment. India1 ..

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