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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 29.11.2023

National News
•In Uttarakhand, all 41 workers who were trapped inside the collapsed Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi district have been evacuated safely.
•Second phase of Kashi Tamil Sangamam programme to be held from 17th to 30th of December
•India and US to launch joint microwave remote sensing satellite (NISAR) for Earth observation
•Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils crest of Project 15B stealth guided missile destroyer in New Delhi
•10.71 crore people became part of Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan, including 3.37 crore youth, says Union Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar
•Standard and Poors Global predicts India’s economic growth at 6.4 per cent for fiscal year 2024-25
•Centre will launch the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals tomorrow. Twenty blocks of critical and strategic minerals spread across the country are to be auctioned.
•Union Minister Smriti Irani launches National Outreach Programme on Anganwadi Protocol for Divyang Children
•Advocate Somasekhar Sundaresan was sworn in as an additional judge of the Bombay High Court today. Chief Justice DK Upadhyaya administered the oath.
•Asia’s largest open-air annual trade fair Bali Jatra inaugurated on banks of Mahanadi River in Cuttack
•Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman calls for tangible action on climate funding and technology transfer ahead of COP28
•42nd India International Trade Fair concluded in New Delhi

State News
•Polling will be held for 119 member Assembly in Telengana today.
•Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde promises immediate help to farmers suffering from huge losses due to unseasonable rains and hailstorms
•In Gujarat, the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra began in the urban areas of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, and Junagadh .
•The Government today revoked the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) stage-III curbs in Delhi and NCR.
•Governor of Punjab flags off IEC vehicle as part of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra from Chandigarh
•The Winter Session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature will start from today a new set of rules have come into effect prohibiting members from carrying mobile phones, banners and posters into both Houses.

International News
•The military spy satellite that was launched by North Korea on November 21 has taken “in detail” photos of the White House, the Pentagon, and nuclear aircraft carriers docked at a US naval base, Yonhap News reported.
•Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves continued to fall with the net reserves standing now at USD 15.82 billion. In August 2021, Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves were at record high USD 48.0 billion.
•Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia and Bulgaria faced extreme winter storms on Monday, killing at least 10, and leaving 2 million people without electricity.
•Truce in Gaza extended by two more days, as Israel and Hamas release more hostages
•Sierra Leone lifted a nationwide curfew today which followed an armed rebellion attacking military barracks and a prison, in the capital city of Freetown.

Sports News
•The Syed Modi India international badminton championship world tour Super 300 kicked off today in Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh.
•Punjab defeats Haryana to clinch 13th senior men’s national hockey championship in thrilling penalty shootout in Chennai

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