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Home Minister Amit Shah lays the foundation for ‘Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum’ in Manipur
Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation for‘Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum’ in Manipur on November 22, 2021 through video conferencing.
The museum will be set up at Luangkao village in Tamenglong district of Manipur, which is the birthplace of freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu.
The proposed museum is being set up at an estimated cost of Rs 15 crore by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
Boita Bandana Celebrated in Odisha with fervor
The traditional Odia festival Boita Bandanawas celebrated throughout Odisha on November 19, 2021 with fervor.
The festival is commemorated on Kartika Purnima, or the full moon day of the Kartika month as per Hindu Calendar.
Boita Bandana literally means sanctifying of boats.
People across the State celebrate the day by floating tiny banana, paper or thermocol boats with diyas, betel leaves, crackers, fruits and coins in the nearest water bodies.
The festival is marked to celebrate the glorious maritime history of the state (since it was known as Kalinga) and ancient tradesmen and mariners (known as sadhabas) who traveled on boitas to trade with distant island nations that share borders with the Bay of Bengal like Indonesia, Java, Sumatra and Bali.
Loans in News
India & World Bank inks $250 million loan agreement to improve quality of learning in Andhra Pradesh
The Government of India has signed a legal agreements with the World Bank worth $250 million for a project to improve quality of learning in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Over 50 lakh students from all grades and stages of school education will benefit from the project, titled “Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation Project”.
Goldman Sachs projects India’s GDP at 9.1% in FY22
Wall Street brokerageGoldman Sachs has predictedIndia’s GDP for FY22 at 9.1% in its recent Macro Outlook 2022 report.
Earlier this was estimated at 11.1 percent.
Goldman Sachs pegged the economy to grow at 8 percent in Calendar Year 2021 and 9.1 percent in Calendar Year 2022.
ICICI Bank launches online platform ‘Trade Emerge’ for exporters and importers
Private sector lender ICICI Bankhas launched an online platform called ‘Trade Emerge’ for Indian exporters and importers to offer them digital banking and value-added services.
The cross border trade will become hassle-free, expeditious and convenient with Trade Emerge because an array of services are being offered in one place so companies will not require to coordinate with multiple touchpoints.
The exporters and importers who are not customers of ICICI Bank can also avail the benefit of this platform.
37th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) begins in Indian Ocean
The 37th edition of India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)is being held in the Indian Ocean region on November 23 and 24, 2021.
The indigenously built Indian Naval Ship (INS) Khanjar and Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft is participating in the CORPAT). Khanjar.
From Indonesia, Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Sultan Thaha Syaifuddin, (376) is participating.
The Indian Navy and the Indonesian Navy is conducting the CORPAT between the two navies along the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) since 2002.
CORPAT is held twice in a year to ensure safety and security in the region for commercial shipping, international trade and conduct of legitimate maritime activities.
Mumbai-based NGO Pratham wins Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace for 2021
Pratham, Mumbai-based civil society organization, has been conferred with the prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2021 by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
Pratham is among India’s largest NGOs working to improve education quality for underprivileged children across the world.
“Pratham has been honoured for its pioneering work of over more than a quarter century in seeking to ensure that every child has access to quality education, for its innovative use of digital technology to deliver education, for its programmes to provide skills to young adults, for its regular evaluation of the quality of education, and for its timely response in enabling children to learn during the COVID-19 related school closures”.
International Emmy Awards 2021
The 2021 International Emmy Awards was 49th edition of the annual ceremony held in New York City on November 22, 2021.
The award recognised excellence in television programs produced and aired originally outside the U.S., and non-English language US primetime program between the dates of January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.
From India, Nawazuddin Siddiquiwas nominated for Best Actor for his performance in Serious Men, Sushmita Sen-led Aarya was nominated for Best Drama and comedian Vir Das was nominated for Best Comedy.
However, India could not register a win in any of the above categories.
Till date the only Indian show to bag an Emmy is Delhi Crime which won Best Drama in 2020.
List of Winners of 2021 International Emmy Awards
Books & Author
India Vs UK: The Story of an Unprecedented Diplomatic Win- Book by Syed Akbaruddin
Syed Akbaruddin, the former India’s Permanent Representative to the UN has come out with a book titled‘India Vs UK: The Story of an Unprecedented Diplomatic Win’
This book offers a behind-the-scenes view of a India’s victory at the UN body-International Court of Justice in 2017 elections, in close fight with UK.
The 2017 election was called ‘second war of Independence’ in the words of then foreign minister Sushma Swaraj.
Martyrdom Day of ‘Guru Tegh Bahadur’ being observed on 24 November
Every year,November 24 is celebrated as Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur, theninth Guru of Sikhs
, of Sikh religion.
The day is celebrated as Shaheedi Divas of Guru Tegh Bahaduracross the country.
It was on 24 November 1675, Guru Tegh Bahadur sacrificed his life for the sake of people who did not even belong to his community. to protect religion, human values, ideals and principles.
Assam Celebrates Lachit Divas on 24 November
Lachit Divas (Lachit Day) is celebrated annually in the Indian state of Assam onNovember 24,to mark the birth anniversary of the legendary Ahom army general Lachit Borphukan.
Chao Lachit was an army general (Borphukan) from Assam, who was the commander at the Battle of Saraighat, which was fought in 1671 between the Mughals and the Ahom Kingdom on the Brahmaputra river at Saraighat, now in Guwahati to curb the expansion of the Mughal Empire in Assam.