Page-5 of Current Affairs - November, 2021

Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 29, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 29, 2021 BRICS FILM AWARDS – South African Film ‘Barakat’ by Director Amy Jephta and Russian Film ‘The Sun above Me Never Sets’ by Director Lyubov Borisova shared the Best film Award in the Sixth edition BRICS Film Festival – BRICS Film Festival was held ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 28, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 28, 2021 INDIA – Centre accepts farmers’ demand, decriminalizes stubble burning: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar – 12th Indian Organ Donation Day celebration organized by National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) in New Delhi on Nov 27 – Hunar Haat receives India International ..

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Women’s Involvement in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) program

Women’s Involvement in Science & Engineering Research (WISER) program was launched on November 26, 2021. Key facts This is a first-of-its-kind programme, launched to promote women in the field of research and development by lateral entry. It was launched by Indo-German Science & Technology Centre (IGSTC) to encourage women researchers in R&D projects. WISER programme will ..

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NITI Aayog report on India’s MPI

NITI Aayog published its report on India’s “Multidimensional Poverty Index” (MPI) recently. Key Points Report was prepared on the basis of National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2015-16. As per NITI Aayog’s report, in year 2015-16, one in every four people in India was multidimensionally poor. It accounts that, 25.01 per cent of the population ..

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Russian Docking Module Arrives at ISS

On November 26, 2021, a Russian cargo craft carrying a new docking module was successfully connected with the International Space Station (ISS), following a two-day space journey. Key Points The new spherical module is named Prichal (Pier) was docked with the orbiting outpost. It comprises of six docking ports. The module will allow potential future expansion of ..

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Delhi adds Kartarpur Sahib, Velankanni to pilgrimage scheme

The Delhi government announced to add Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan and Velankanni Church in Tamil Nadu to its pilgrimage scheme called “Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana” on November 26, 2021. Key Facts As per announcement, Delhi government will send first batch of senior citizens of the city on free pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib on January 5, ..

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