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Top Current Affairs 22 November 2021

Top Current Affairs 22 November 2021

Top Current Affairs 22 November 2021: This post contains the current affairs for 22 November 2021 that are important for competitive exams like IBPS PO and Clerk, SBI PO and Clerk, RBI Assistant and Grade B, other Insurance exams. You can also attempt our Current Affairs Quiz after reading our daily current affairs.

National

AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announces expansion of NEIAFMR in Arunachal Pradesh

  • The Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal has announced expansion of the North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Folk Medicine Research (NEIAFMR) in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh by developing new infrastructure within the campus.
  • The initiative is line with the vision to develop the AYUSH sector in the state and the entire northeast region.
  • The additional infrastructure development at NEIAFMR will require an investment of around Rs 53.72 crores.
  • Under this, a new Ayurveda College with 30 seats and a new Ayurveda Hospital with 60 beds will be established.
  • For this, direct employment for 86 posts will be created
  • NEIAFMR is an autonomous National Institute under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.

AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announces expansion of NEIAFMR in Arunachal Pradesh

Defence

INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy

  • INS Visakhapatnam, a P15B stealth guided missile destroyer has been commissioned into the Indian Navy at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on November 21, 2021.
  • This is the first of the four ‘Visakhapatnam’ class destroyers. It has been designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house organization Directorate of Naval Design and constructed by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Mumbai. 
  • INS Visakhapatnam measures 163m in length, 17m in breadth with a displacement of 7,400 tonnes. It was commissioned in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh.

INS Visakhapatnam commissioned into Indian Navy

Ranking

MHA ranks Delhi’s Sadar Bazar police station as best police station in India for 2021

  • The Sadar Bazar police station in Delhi has been ranked as the best police station of India for the year 2021 by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The list of the top 10 police stations in India is released annually by the Ministry of Home Affairs to rank the police stations in terms of the services and facilities available at the police station.
  • The performance review of police stations were carried out by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPRD).

List of Top 10 Police Stations in India

  1. Sadar Bazar police station – north district of Delhi
  2. Gangapur police station – Ganjam district of Odisha
  3. Bhattu Kalan police station – Fatehabad district of Haryana
  4. Valpoi police station – North Goa
  5. Manvi police station – Raichur district of Karnataka
  6. Kadmat Island police station – Union territory of Lakshadweep
  7. Shirala police station – Sangli district of Maharashtra
  8. Thottiyam police station – Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu
  9. Basantgarh police station – Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir
  10. Rampur Chauram police station – Arwal district of Bihar

MHA ranks Delhi’s Sadar Bazar police station as best police station in India for 2021

Sports

Lewis Hamilton wins 2021 F1 Qatar Grand Prix

  • Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain), has won the 2021 F1 Qatar Grand Prix held on November 21, 2021.
  • Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) came second while Fernando Alonso (Alpine- Spain) came third.
  • With this win, Lewis Hamilton has become the first driver to have won at 30 different circuits in Formula 1.
  • After the Qatar 2021 F1 Grand Prix, the 2021 Drivers Standings is as follows: Max Verstappen (351.5 Points) is on top followed by Lewis Hamilton (343.5 Points) on second and Valtteri Bottas (203 Points) on third. Two more Grand Prix events are to be held in 2021.

Lewis Hamilton wins 2021 F1 Qatar Grand Prix

Geoff Allardice appointed as Permanent CEO of International Cricket Council 

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed Geoff Allardice as the permanent CEO of the International Cricket governing body on November 21, 2021.
  • Allardice was serving as interim CEO for more than eight months.
  • He replaces Manu Sawhney who officially resigned from his position in July 2021.
  • Allardice is a former Australian first-class cricketer.

Geoff Allardice appointed as Permanent CEO of International Cricket Council 

India Concludes with 7 medals at 2021 Asian Archery Championships in Dhaka

  • The 2021 Asian Archery Championships was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh from November 14, 2021, to November 19, 2021.
  • The Indian archers bagged seven medals at the competition to occupy second place in the medal table. This included one gold, four silver and two bronze medals.
  • South Korea won 15 medals to top the medal table, while the host Bangladesh settled at third place with 3 medals.

List of Indian medal winners

Gold medal

  1. Women’s individual compound event- Jyothi Surekha Vennam

Silver medal

  1. Men’s team recurve event- Pravin Jadhav, Kapil, and Parth Salunkhe
  2. Women’s team recurve event – Ankita Bhakat, Ridhi and Madhu Vedwan
  3. Men’s individual compound event – Abhishek Verma
  4. Mixed Team compound event – Rishabh Yadav and Jyothi Surekha Vennam

Bronze medal

  1. Mixed team recurve event – Ankita Bhakat, Kapil
  2. Men’s team compound event- Aman Saini, Abhishek Verma and Rishabh Yadav

India Concludes with 7 medals at 2021 Asian Archery Championships in Dhaka

Obituary


Veteran Punjabi Folk Singer Gurmeet Bawa Passes Away at 77

  • Renowned Punjabi folk singer Gurmeet Bawa has passed away following a prolonged illness. She was 77.
  • Gurmeet was best known for her long ‘hek’ (Breathless opening of a Punjabi folk song calling “ho” to create a melodious voice with an unbreakable wave) that she could hold for about 45 seconds.
  • She came to fame after she started performing on Doordarshan and thus became the first Punjabi female singer to appear on the national television channel.

Veteran Punjabi Folk Singer Gurmeet Bawa Passes Away


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