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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 30th November 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 30th November 2021. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 30th November 2021 covering the following news headlines: Parag Agrawal, INTERPOL, HSBC India, Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Kotak Mahindra Bank, 52nd International film festival of India.

Daily Current Affairs update are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs Update is the complete box of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc.

So, here is the GK update of 30th November 2021 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • International News
  • Banking News
  • Business News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News
  • Miscellaneous News

International News

  1. UAE’s Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi elected as President of INTERPOL
  • The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has elected Inspector General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi (United Arab Emirates) as its President for a 4-year term at the 89th Interpol general assembly meeting held in Istanbul, Turkey. He replaces Kim Jong Yan from South Korea.
  • In the final round, the UAE candidate received 68.9 per cent of votes cast by member countries. As president, Al Raisi’s role during his four-year term will be to chair meetings of the executive committee which supervises the implementation of decisions taken at the General Assembly.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • INTERPOL Formed: 1923;
  • INTERPOL Headquarters: Lyon, France;
  • INTERPOL President: Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi;
  • INTERPOL Member states: 195;
  • INTERPOL Secretary-General: Jürgen Stock;
  • INTERPOL Motto: connecting police for a safer world.

Banking News

  1. India’s 1st Credit Card made from Recycled PVC Plastic launched by HSBC
  • HSBC India has launched India’s 1st credit card made from recycled PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) plastic. The cards have been introduced in partnership with global cards manufacturer IDEMIA to gradually eliminate single-use PVC plastic.
  • The cards are made from 85 per cent recycled plastic and each card will save 3.18gm of plastic waste in addition to helping lower overall carbon emission.
  • The card was launched as a part of a new program launched by HSBC Group to introduce sustainable cards across all its global locations to support its global commitments to sustainability and a net-zero in its operations by 2030.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • HSBC India Founded: 1853;
  • HSBC India Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra;
  • HSBC India CEO: Hitendra Dave.

Business News

  1. RBI approves to increase LIC’s stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given its approval to Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to increase its stake in private lender Kotak Mahindra Bank to 9.99 per cent. At present, LIC holds a 4.96% stake in the private lender.
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. has received a communication from LIC stating that RBI has given its approval to LIC to increase its stake in the bank to 9.99 per cent of the paid-up equity share capital of the bank.

Awards News

  1. 52nd International film festival of India concluded in Goa
  • The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India concluded in Goa. For the first time, BRICS Film Festival was hosted along with IFFI, OTT platforms participated and 75 creative young minds of cinema were felicitated at IFFI.

List of award winners in IFFI Goa:

  • Most friendly State for film shooting: Uttar Pradesh
  • Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Male): Jitendra Bhikulal Joshi (Godavari)
  • Best actor (female): Angela Molina (Paraguay) for Charlotte
  • Best director: Vaclav Kadrnka (Czech Republic) for ‘Saving One Who Was Dead’
  • Golden Peacock Award for Best Film: Japanese film Ring Wandering (Masakazu Kanyeko) 
  • The Special Jury award: Renata Carvalho (Brazil)
  • Indian Film Personality of the Year Award: Prasoon Joshi
  • Jury Special Mention for Debut Feature Film: The Wealth of the World
  • Best Debut Feature Film of a Director: Director Mari Alessandrini’s Zahori
  • ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award: Lingui: The Sacred Bonds
  1. International Press Institute honours for NDTV, The Week teams

  • The International Press Institute (IPI) India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2021 has been awarded jointly to Sreenivasan Jain and Mariyam Alavi of NDTV, and Lakshmi Subramanian and Bhanu Prakash Chandra of “The Week”.
  • Meanwhile, the IPI India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2020 had been awarded to Ritika Chopra of The Indian Express.
  • The awardees for 2020 and 2021 will be felicitated in New Delhi in December 2021 or January 2022. The award comes with a cash prize of Rs 1 Lakh, a trophy and a citation.
  • The Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI) is a global organisation dedicated to the promotion and protection of press freedom and the improvement of journalism practices.

Sports News

  1. Saurav Ghosal wins Malaysian Open Squash Championship 2021
  • Indian squash star, Saurav Ghosal has created history as he has become the first Indian squash player to win the Malaysian Open Championship.
  • Second seed Ghosal won the 2021 Malaysian Open Squash Championship title by defeating Colombia’s Miguel Rodriguez 11-7, 11-8 and 13-11 in the men’s singles final in Kuala Lumpur.
  • On the other hand, the women’s singles title of the 2021 Malaysian Open Squash Championship has been won by Malaysia’s IIFA Azman.

Important Days

  1. Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
  • The United Nation recognised Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare is held every year on November 30.
  • The day marks a tribute to the victims of chemical warfare, as well as to reaffirm the commitment of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the elimination of the threat of chemical weapons, thereby promoting the goals of peace, security, and multilateralism.
  • The first Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare was held in 2005.

Obituaries News

  1. Veteran Broadway composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim passes away
  • Veteran musician and songwriter, Stephen Joshua Sondheim has passed away at the age of 91 in Connecticut, United States (US). He received 8 Tony Awards, a special Tony Award 2008, for lifetime achievement in theatre.
  • He also received a Pulitzer Prize (“Sunday in the Park”), and an Academy Award for the song “Sooner or Later”. Also won several awards like eight Grammy Awards, Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015, etc.

Miscellaneous News

  1. 1st ever Aharbal Festival held in J&K to promote tourism
  • Kulgam district administration and the Department of Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir organized the 1st ever Aharbal Festival at Kulgam, J & K to promote tourism in Kashmir, particularly at the Aharbal waterfall.
  • Aharbal falls, also known as “Niagara Falls” of Kashmir, is a hill station in the southwestern part of Kashmir Valley in the Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The department organized the 1st ever Lolab festival, a one-day festival at Chandigam Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, J&K, and Doodhpathri Festival, a 3-day tourism festival at Budgam, J&K, to promote Doodhpathri as an attractive tourist destination.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Lieutenant Governor of J&K: Manoj Sinha.

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