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In this daily briefing, we bring you the latest and most important events from around the world for November 24th, 2023. Access the free PDF to keep yourself informed.

Welcome to our daily current affairs update for November 24th, 2023. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s crucial to stay informed about the latest developments, and we’re here to help you with that.


Financial News & Bonds Repayment Deadlines

Government Bonds Repayment Deadlines Approaching

  • December 15, 2023 Deadline for Repayment of 7.68% GS 2023 Government Bonds
    • Key Points:
      • Repayment Deadline: Set for December 15, 2023.
      • Interest Freeze: No further interest post-deadline.
      • Impact of Holidays: State-declared holidays affecting repayment schedule.
      • Payment Procedures: Guidance for holders regarding bank details or securities submission.
  • Repayment Notice for 8.01% OIL MKT COS GOI SB 2023 Bonds
    • Key Points:
      • Repayment Deadline: Due on December 15, 2023.
      • Cessation of Interest: No further interest after repayment.
      • Holiday Clause: Consideration for state holidays affecting the repayment day.
      • Payment Procedure: Details provided for electronic payments or securities submission.

The imminent deadlines stress the need for prompt action by registered bond holders, detailing repayment procedures and handling state-declared holidays’ impact.


Insights from Indian Documentary Master Class at IFFI 54 & Ministry Initiatives

Documentary Filmmaking Insights & Ministry Initiatives

  • Key Points from Master Class at IFFI 54:
    • Participants and Perspectives: Renowned filmmakers sharing insights on factual storytelling, authenticity, passion, and documentary landscapes.
  • Initiatives by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting:
    • Educational Courses: Launching courses in Documentary Filmmaking at esteemed film institutes.
    • Platform & Financial Support: Allocating funds at film festivals, showcasing award-winning documentaries, and facilitating production support.

The Master Class provided rich insights into documentary filmmaking while the Ministry’s initiatives aim to elevate the industry through education, platforms, and financial backing.


Updates on Intensified Rescue Operations at Silkyara Tunnel Collapse Site

Progress Report on Rescue Operations

  • Key Updates:
    • Ongoing Efforts: Government’s active involvement in rescue operations at the Silkyara Tunnel in Uttarkashi where 41 workers are trapped.
    • Operational Conditions: Provision of electricity, water, and essentials through dedicated pipelines in secured tunnel sections.
    • Multiple Agency Collaboration: Coordination among various agencies facing technical challenges for safe evacuation.

The comprehensive update highlights collaborative efforts to ensure the safe evacuation of trapped workers amid challenging terrain and technical complexities.


Announcement of Khelo India Para Games by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur

Unveiling of Khelo India Para Games

  • Key Highlights:
    • Inaugural Event: Scheduled from December 10 to December 17 in New Delhi.
    • Objective: Identifying and promoting young para athletes across seven disciplines.
    • Government Support: Aligning with efforts to foster para sports development and recognition of historical successes.

The announcement marks a significant milestone in promoting para sports, offering a platform for budding para athletes to contribute to India’s sporting legacy.


Recent Events and Notable Appointments

Recent Notable Events and Appointments

  • Honoring of Dr. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin:
    • Dr. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin became the fourth Indian to receive Pakistan’s highest civilian award.
  • World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Power Plant Inauguration:
    • The United Arab Emirates inaugurated the world’s largest single-site solar power plant.
  • Inauguration of ‘Vidya Samiksha Kendra’ in Shimla:
    • Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh inaugurated the ‘Vidya Samiksha Kendra’ in Shimla.
  • Initiation of ‘Safe City Project’ in Uttar Pradesh:
    • Uttar Pradesh commenced the ‘Safe City Project’ for women’s safety.
  • Passing of Justice Fatima Beevi:
    • Justice Fatima Beevi, the first woman judge of the Supreme Court, passed away in Kollam at the age of 96.
  • Appointment of Srinivasan Narayan at South Indian Bank:
    • Lakshmi Ramakrishna Srinivas appointed as Additional Director of South Indian Bank.
  • Appointment of Gautam Gambhir as Mentor for Kolkata Knight Riders:
    • Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir appointed as the new ‘mentor’ for Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • Ben Stokes’ Decision Regarding IPL 2024:
    • England’s Ben Stokes decided not to play IPL 2024, associated with Chennai Super Kings.
  • Fazel Atrachali’s Appointment as Captain for Gujarat Giants:
    • Fazel Atrachali appointed as captain for Gujarat Giants before Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season

Updates from Various Sectors

Highlights from Different Sectors

  • TOT Model in Infrastructure Sector:
    • The TOT model (toll, operate, and transfer) introduced by NHAI for infrastructure development.
  • New LLP Rules by Ministry of Corporate Affairs:
    • Introduction of Limited Liability Partnership (Third Amendment) Rules, 2023.
  • Rashtriya Gokul Mission under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying:
    • Initiative focused on enhancing indigenous cattle breeds.
  • Aerogel Adsorbent Development for Wastewater by IIT Madras:
    • IIT Madras collaboration with Tel Aviv University developed an aerogel adsorbent for wastewater treatment.
  • Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa:
    • Goa government’s directive to declare a tiger reserve in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • DGCA Permission for SET Planes:
    • DGCA’s recent permission for scheduled commuter airlines to operate Single Engine Turbine (SET) planes at night.
  • UNESCO Creative Cities Network Addition – Kozhikode:
    • Kozhikode added to UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the ‘Literature’ category.

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