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An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Daily Current Affairs, News Headlines 12.11.2023

National News

The public screening of the 69th National Film Award-winning films of 2021 will take place in Delhi from the 14th to the 25th of November.

President Droupadi Murmu extended her greetings and best wishes on the eve of Deepawali to all the citizens living in India and abroad.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said today that the central government is committed to the growth of rural and remote areas which remained deprived of development.

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister, Anurag Singh Thakur has welcomed all the filmmakers and actors of the films and web series that will be premiered at the Gala organized by the National Film Development Corporation Limited at the 54th International Film Festival of India.

Campaigning for the Assembly Elections is gaining momentum in the four poll-bound states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Telangana.

The Government has advised everyone not to share any personal information if receiving calls threatening disconnection.

A song on millets featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been nominated for a Grammy award in the best global music performance category.

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Amit Katyal, promoter of AK Info systems in the alleged land-for-jobs scam case.

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will be on a five-day official visit to the United Kingdom from today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid homage to socialist stalwart Acharya JB Kripalani on his birth anniversary.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today remembered India’s first Education Minister Maulana Azad on his birth anniversary.

In a significant boost to the prospects of fresh fruit exports, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority facilitated the export of the first trial shipment of fresh bananas to the Netherlands yesterday.

Reserve Bank of India said yesterday that India’s Forex reserves surged by 4.672 billion US Dollars to 590.783 billion US Dollars for the week ended the 3rd of November.

The Government has announced a one per cent interest rate rebate to Divyang borrowers under the National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation loan for timely repayment.

State News

The Uttar Pradesh government achieved the sixth Guinness World Record by lighting 22.23 lakh diyas on Deepotsav at 51 ghats of Ayodhya, including the Ram Ki Paidi on Saturday.

Veteran and popular Telugu film actor Chandra Mohan passed away after a brief illness at a private Hospital in Hyderabad on Saturday morning. He was 80. He is survived by his wife, Jalandhara and two daughters.

Overall air quality in National Capital Delhi is currently in Poor category. At ITO, Air Quality Index was recorded 263 this morning.

International News

The Philippines’ coast guard said today it would maintain its regular supply missions to troops stationed on a disputed island in the South China Sea.

Iceland has declared a state of emergency, after an increased risk of a volcanic eruption triggered by a series of intense earthquakes in the southwest part of the country.

The 4th edition of the Bilateral Exercise between the Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy, BONGOSAGAR-23, and the 5th edition of Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) by the two navies were held at Visakhapatnam.

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the much-awaited 102-kilometre Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar dual-gauge single railway line at a ceremony at newly constructed Cox’s Bazar Railway

Canada investigating possible ‘threat’ against Air India passengers on November 19

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) says, almost 50,000 people have been displaced in the past two weeks due to fighting in northern Myanmar.

In the latest update of violence-hit West Asia, Israel and Hamas are currently negotiating two hostage release proposals, one involving a small number of people to be released, and the other involving the release of 100 or more civilians held in Gaza, reported US media.

Sports News

In archery, Dhiraj Bommadevara won the country’s first archery quota for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

In ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Australia beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in their final league match in Pune.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has suspended Sri Lanka Cricket’s membership of the ICC with immediate effect.

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