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Top Current Affairs 25 November 2021

Top Current Affairs 25 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs 25 November 2021: This post contains the current affairs for 25 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

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi inaugurates E-portal of accreditation scheme for minerals exploration

  • The Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi inaugurated the E-portal of accreditation scheme for Mineral exploration on November 23, 2021.
  • The portal was inaugurated at the 5th National conclave on Mines and Minerals in New Delhi.
  • The first ever national conclave on Mines and Minerals was held at Raipur in 2016.
  • The minister presented awards to 149 five-star rated mines for sustainable mining practices and all round performance.
  • He also handed over of 52 Geological Survey of India (GSI) approved mine blocks to 15 State Government.

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi inaugurates E-portal of accreditation scheme for minerals exploration

Shimla tops NITI Aayog’s inaugural SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021–22

  • NITI Aayog launched the inaugural SDG Urban Index & Dashboard 2021-22 on November 23, 2021 to further strengthen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) localization and institute robust SDG monitoring at the city level.
  • The SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22 ranks 56 urban areas on 77 SDG indicators across 46 targets of the SDG framework.
  • Shimla has topped among the 56 urban areas while Dhanbad in Jharkhand is at the bottom.

Shimla tops NITI Aayog's inaugural SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021–22

International

NASA launches world’s first DART Mission to crash Spacecraft into Asteroid

  • The US space agency NASA has launched a first-of-its-kind mission named DART to change the path of an asteroid by intentionally crashing a spacecraft into it.
  • DART stands for Double Asteroid Redirection Test.
  • The $325 million DART mission was launched into orbit on November 24, 2021 from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
  • The mission aims to test asteroid-deflecting technology.
  • The purpose of the mission is to crash a space probe into the asteroid so as to alter its speed and course so prevent it from hitting the Earth.

NASA launches world's first DART Mission to crash Spacecraft into Asteroid

Banking & Economy

JP Morgan named world’s most systemic bank: FSB

  • JP Morgan Chase has topped the 2021 list of globally systemic banks (G-SIBs) released by the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
  • In total 30 banks have been identified as globally systemic banks (G-SIBs) by FSB. These 30 banks are divided into four “buckets”.

JP Morgan becomes world's most systemic bank: FSB

Loans in News

India and ADB sign USD 300 million loan agreement to improve primary health care in India

  • The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed loan agreement worth $300 million on November 23, 2021 to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas.
  • The programme will be implemented in urban areas across 13 states.
  • Over 256 million urban dwellers including 51 million from slum areas will benefit from the project.

India and ADB sign USD 300 million loan agreement to improve primary health care in India

Books

“Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World”, an autobiography of Ban Ki-moon

  • The former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has come out with his autobiography titled  ‘Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World’.
  • The book has been published by HarperCollins India.
  • In his autobiography, Ban has described how he became a man of peace from a child of war.

Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjeepens book titled ‘Cooking to Save your Life’

  • Nobel Prize-winning economist Abhijit Banerjee has come out with his new book titled “Cooking To Save Your Life”.
  • The book has illustrations by France-based Cheyenne Olivier and published by Juggernaut Books.
  • Abhijit Banerjee is a professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
  • He won the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with Esther Duflo and Michael Kemer for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjeepens book titled 'Cooking to Save your Life'

Appointment

Magdalena Andersson elected as first female Prime Minister of Sweden

  • Social Democratic party leader Magdalena Andersson has been elected as the first woman prime minister of Sweden during Parliamentary election on November 24, 2021.
  • She will replace incumbent Prime Minister Stefan Lofven.
  • Magdalena Andersson is the current Finance Minister of the country.
  • She will assume the charge of Prime Minister on November 26, 2021.

Magdalena Andersson elected as first female Prime Minister of Sweden

Sports

Alexander Zverev beat Daniil Medvedev to win his second ATP Finals title

  • In Tennis, Alexander Zverev of Germany beat World No.2 Daniil Medvedev of Russia, 6-4, 6-4, in the men’s single finals to clinch 2021 ATP Finals title on November 21, 2021, held at Turin in Italy.
  • This is Zverev’s second Nitto ATP Finals title, after winning the first in 2018.
  • Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut of France clinched the men’s double title by defeating Rajeev Ram of US and Joe Salisbury of UK.

Alexander Zverev beat Daniil Medvedev to win his second ATP Finals title

Tamil Nadu defeats Karnataka to win 2021-22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Cricket Trophy


  • In Cricket, Tamil Nadu has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for 2021-22 by defeating Karnataka in the finals by four wickets.
  • The finals was held at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on November 22, 2021.
  • This is the third Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy title for Tamil Nadu.
  • The Player of the match title was won by Shahrukh Khan (Tamil Nadu).
  • Tamil Nadu team captain – Vijay Shankar
  • Karnataka team captain –Manish Pandey

Tamil Nadu defeats Karnataka to win 2021-22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Cricket Trophy

Days

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: 25 November

  • The United Nations designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is celebrated worldwide on November 25.
  • Purpose: to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to various forms of violence and true nature of the issue is often hidden.
  • 2021 Theme Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now!”.
  • The day was officially designated by UNGA on December 17, 1999

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: 25 November


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