Monday, November 25, 2019

DAILY GK 21 NOV 2019

DAILY GK 21 NOV 2019
1.    Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill 2019
ü The bill was first passed in Lok Sabha on August 2, 2019. The Bill seeks to amend the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951. It seeks to remove Congress chief/ president of Indian National Congress(INC) from being a permanent member of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial trust which was established in Amritsar, Punjab in 1951.

2.    “Road Accidents in India-2018”
ü Uttar Pradesh (UP) ranked the highest position in terms of deaths due to road accidents. In 2018, 22,256 people lost their lives in the state where 42,568 road accidents were reported.It is followed by Maharashtra ,where 13,261 people lost their lives due to road accidents in 2018.

3.    6th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus 2019
ü ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) was held in Bangkok, Thailand on November 18, 2019.  Defence Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh along with 17 other defence ministers of the ADMM-Plus countries participated in the meeting.

4.    Indira Gandhi peace prize for 2019
ü English broadcaster and natural historian, Sir David Frederick Attenborough (93)  was conferred with Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2019 prize for his tireless work to preserve and protect biodiversity.

5.    PETA India’s ‘Person of the Year for 2019’
ü Virat Kohli named as the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s ‘Person of the Year for 2019’.

6.    World Children’s Day-November 20, 2019

7.    National integration day-November 19, 2019
ü National Integration Day (also known as Quami Ekta Divas) is observed all over India to mark birth anniversary of the first woman Prime Minister (PM) of the India, Indira Gandhi.Theme of “Secularism, Anti-Communalism and Non-Violence”

8.    World Toilet Day-November 19, 2019
ü Theme:  “Leaving no one behind”.

9.    International Men’s Day-November 19, 2019
ü The 2019 theme was “Making a difference for men and boys”.

10. Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2019-19th November

11. World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse 2019 – November 19

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