Daily Current Affairs With Video Lecture 20-21 November 2022 [DOWNLOAD PDF]

In current affairs for 20-21st November 2022, we are going to see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be very helpful for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air Force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air Force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 20 – 21 November 2022

Uttarakhand High Court To Be Shifted To Haldwani

  • The Uttarakhand High Court Will Be Shifted To Haldwani From Nainital. 
  • Under The Chairmanship Of CM Pushkar Singh Dhami, This Decision Was Taken In A Cabinet Meeting Held In Dehradun.
  • Strict Amendments Have Also Been Decided In The Conversion Law By Uttarakhand Cabinet.
  • Forced Conversion Will Now Be A Cognizable Offence With a Provision Of 10 Years Of Punishment Under The New Law.
  • 45-acre Area Has Been Handed Over To The State Government Near Haldwani By The Centre For The High Court For Its Possible Use To Benefit The People Of The Area.
  • About Uttarakhand:
  • Capitals: Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer)
  • Founded: 9 November 2000
  • Governor: Gurmit Singh
  • Chief Minister: Pushkar Singh Dhami

Arun Kumar Singh To Be Next Chief Of ONGC

  • Former Chairman Of BPCL Arun Kumar Singh Will Be The New Chairman Of Oil And Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). 
  • He Retired From BPCL And Was Already Selected To Head The Petroleum And Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).
  • He Was Chosen By A Search-cum-selection Committee, Constituted By The Oil Ministry.

Arunachal’s 1st Greenfield Airport Donyi Polo Airport

  • The Donyi Polo Airport (Itanagar), The 1st Greenfield Airport In Arunachal Pradesh Was Inaugurated By Prime Minister Narendra Modi & Dedicated The 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station To The Nation. 
  • Northeast India Will Now Have 16 Airports.
  • Sun (‘Donyi’) And The Moon (‘Polo’) Name Of The Airport Reflects The Traditions And Rich Cultural Heritage Of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • In 2019, The Foundation Stone For This Airport Was Laid By The PM.
  • It Has Been Covered Over 690 Acres Area, At The Cost Of More Than Rs 640 Crore.
  • The Terminal Of The Airport Is A Modern Building, Which Promotes Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy And The Recycling Of Resources.
  • This Airport Will Be The 3rd Operational Airport In Arunachal Pradesh And The 1st In Itanagar.
  • This State Currently Has 2 Airports, Pasighat And The Tezu.
  • Kameng Hydro Power Station:
  • PM Modi Dedicated This Power Station Which Has Been Developed At A Cost Of More Than Rs 8,450 Crore And The Project Aims To Turn Arunachal Pradesh Into A Power Surplus State.
  • Regarding Green Energy Initiatives, The Project Is In Line With India’s Commitment.

Max Verstappen Wins Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix

  • Max Verstappen (Red Bull Team) Formula 1 World Champion Won The Season Ending F1 Abu Dhabi Race Held In Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • He Won His First F1 World Championship Title In 2021.
  • He Also Ended The 2022 Season As The World F1 Champion.
  • This Was His 15th Title Of The 2022 Season.
  • He Holds The Record For Winning A Maximum 15 Races In A Single Season.
  • He Broke The Previous Record Of 7-time World Champion Michael Schumacher (2004 Season) 13 Race Victories In A Season And 4-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel (2013 Season).
  • Verstappen Holds The Record For Being The Youngest Points-scorer And Youngest Race Winner In F1.
  • Max Verstappen (25 Year Old) Belongs To Holland Created A Number Of Records In The History Of F1.
  • Formula One (F1):
  • It Is Organised By Federation Of International Automobiles.
  • Series Of Motor Car Races, Known As The Grands Prix Comes Under F1 World Championship.
  • The Most F1 World Championships Titles Record Held By Michael Schumacher And Lewis Hamilton, Both Having Won The Title On 7 Occasions.

1st Indian Women To Win At Asian Cup Table Tennis

  • Manika Batra Became The 1st Indian Women Player To Win A Medal At The Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament By Defeating Hina Hayata Of Japan (World No. 6 ) In The Women’s Singles Bronze Medal Match In Bangkok (Thailand).
  • Now She Is The 2nd Indian Player To Win A Medal At The Asia Cup Table Tennis.
  • The Competition Was Organised By The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) And Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) In Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Chetan Baboor Won Silver In 1997 And Bronze In 2000.
  • Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, India’s Top-ranked Men’s Singles Player And India’s National Champion Sharath Kamal Were Eliminated In The Opening Round Of Men’s Singles.

Carlos Alcaraz – The Youngest World No. 1 ATP Player

  • Carlos Alcaraz Has Become The Youngest Year-end ATP (Association of Tennis Professional ) World Number 1, Making Him The 1st Teenager To Achieve This Position.
  • Before This 19-year-old Star, The Youngest Year-end ATP World Number 1 Was Lleyton Hewitt Of Australia.
  • This Year He Became The 2nd Youngest Male Player To Win The US Open Grand Slam Title After Pete Sampras.
  • He Becomes The 1st Player Outside Of The Big 4 Of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray And Rafael Nadal To Top The Final Rankings Since Andy Roddick In 2003.

Arun Goel As The Election Commissioner Of India

  • President Droupadi Murmu Appointed Retired IAS Officer Arun Goel As The Election Commissioner.
  • He Belongs To Punjab Cadre Of The 1985 Batch, Will Join Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar And Election Commissioner Anup Chandra Pandey In The Panel.
  • Election Commission of India:
  • It Was Constituted By The Government Of India On 25 January 1950 Under Article 324 Of The Constitution.
  • The Body Administers Elections To The Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, State Legislative Assemblies, Legislative Councils  In India And The Offices Of The President And Vice President In The Country.
  • Article 324 Gives The President Power To Appoint Members To The Election Commission.
  • Initially The Election Commission Was A 1 Member Body With The Chief Election Commissioner Post, On 16 October 1989 President Appointed 2 New Members Making It A Multi Member Body For The 1st Time.
  • It Was Again A Single Member Body On 1 January 1990 Issued By The President.
  • It Was Made A Multi Member Body On 1 October 1993 As The President Appointed 2 New Members.
  • The Election Commission Members Hold Office: Six Years Or Up To 65 Years Of Age (Whichever Is Earlier).
  • Goel Would Become The Chief Election Commissioner In  2025.
  • Goel Will Resign From Office In December 2027 On Attaining The Age Of 65 Years.

New Ambassador of India to Comoros

  • President Bandaru Wilsonbabu, Indian Foreign Service (2004), Has Been Appointed As The Next Ambassador Of India To The Union Of The Comoros.
  • The Comoros Is An Independent Country Made Up Of 3 Islands In Southeastern Africa.
  • Presently He Is The Ambassador Of India To The Republic Of Madagascar.
  • Comoros: Study Map
  • It Is A Volcanic Archipelago Off Africa’s East Coast, In The Indian Ocean Waters Of The Mozambique Channel.  
  • Official Languages: Comorian, French, Arabic
  • President: Azali Assoumani
  • Capital: Moroni
  • Currency: Comorian Franc

India Wins Excellence In Family Planning Leadership

  • India Is The Only Country Who Got Leadership In Family Planning (EXCELL) Awards-2022 In The ‘Country Category’ At International Conference On Family Planning Held In Pattaya City, Thailand.
  • India Made Progress By Adopting Modern Contraceptive Methods, Which Helped Couples Make Regarding Family Planning.
  • International Conference on Family Planning:
  • It Delivers As A Strategy For Family Planning And Reproductive Health Worldwide.
  • It Is World’s Largest Scientific Conference On Family Planning And Reproductive Health.
  • The Last Conference Was Held In 2018 At Kigali, Rwanda.
  • The First Conference Was Held In Kampala, Uganda, In 2009.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • Who Is The Current Governor Of Uttarakhand?
  • B.D Mishra
  • Gurmit Singh
  • Anandiben Patel
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: B

  • Where Is The HQ Of the United Nations Human Rights Council?
  • Paris
  • Montreal
  • Geneva
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: C

  • Who Is The Head Of WHO?
  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
  • Margaret Chan
  • Anders Nordström
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: A

  • Who Recently Became The New Chief Of ONGC ?
  • Sitaraman Shukla
  • Dhruv Singh
  • Arun Kumar Singh
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Who Is The President Of UN Human Rights Council ?
  • Coly Seck
  • Nazahat Shameen Khan
  • Federico Villegas
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: C

  • Who Recently Won Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2022 ?
  • Sebastian Vettel
  • Michael Schumacher
  • Max Verstappen
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Carlos Alcaraz Belongs To Which Nation ?
  • France
  • USA
  • Spain
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Who Recently Becomes The New Election Commissioner Of India?
  • Anup Chandra Pandey
  • Arun Goel
  • Rajiv Kumar
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • On Which Day, Election Commission Was Constituted?
  • 25 January 1951
  • 26 January 1950
  • 25 January 1950
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • In Which Article Of Indian Constitution, Election Commission Is Mentioned?
  • Article 324
  • Article 325
  • Article 326
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: A

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