Page-4 of Current Affairs - November, 2021

Czech Republic: Petr Fiala named new PM

Petr Fiala has been named as new Prime Minister of Czech Republic. President Milos Zeman named him as the PM on November 28, after his electoral win in October. Highlights Petr Fiala leads a center-right coalition. He ousted the outgoing populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis with the help of several left-wing parties. Fiala’s party Fiala, ..

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Tribes India Conclave organised by TRIFED and Ministry of External Affairs

TRIFED organised a Tribes India Conclave in association with the Ministry of External Affairs on November 27, 2021 at the “Tribes India Adi Mahotsav”. Highlights Tribes India Conclave was organised in line with the Prime Minister’s vision for Vocal for Local and to build a self-reliant India as well as to introduce rich tribal heritage ..

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6th BRICS Film Festival awards announced at IFFI

6th edition of the BRICS Film Festival awards was announced at the 52nd International Film Festival of India in Goa. For the first time, BRICS Film Festival was held alongside IFFI during November 20 to November 28, 2021. Key Points Best film Award was shared by South African Film “Barakat” and Russian Film “The Sun above ..

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RBI’s new norms for Private banks- Highlights

On November 26, 2021, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released new norms for Private Banks. Highlights Under the new norms, RBI has accepted the suggestion to increase cap on stake of promoters in banks from 15 percent to 26 percent. However, it is still examining if industrial houses should be allowed to run banks in ..

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Vivek Johri appointed CBIC chairman

Senior bureaucrat Vivek Johri was appointed as the chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on November 28, 2021. Key Points Vivek Johri is a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Indirect Taxes) officer. He is currently working as the member in the CBIC. His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee ..

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Kerala Tourism launches STREET project

Kerala Tourism is set to launch “STREET Project” at select spots across seven districts, in order to take tourism deep into the interiors and hinterland of the state. About STREET Project This project will help visitors to experience the diversity of offerings at these places. In the first phase, the project would be implemented in ..

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