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Sunday, November 8, 2020

DAILY GK 8, 9 NOV 2020

DAILY GK 8, 9 NOV 2020

1. SOLAR-BASED INTEGRATED MULTI-VILLAGE WATER SUPPLY

•      Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh.

•      This project will provide drinking water needs for 39 villages(approximately 17,480 people) in the district.

•      The solar-based lift water supply project was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.

 

2. VIRTUAL INDIA-ITALY SUMMIT

•      India-Italy virtual summit was held which was co-chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Italy Prof. Giuseppe Conte.

•      The leaders discussed a wide range of issues including political, economic, scientific & technological, space and defence cooperation and also adopted ‘Action Plan for 2020-2024’ along with inking of 15 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU).

 

3. TWO CYBERCRIME-RELATED COMMUNICATION SERVICES

•      The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has created two secure and flexible services to facilitate cybercrime related communication among law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders to ensure more effective and coordinated action based on timely intelligence.

•      These are as follows:

•      Cybercrime Knowledge Exchange (CKE) workspace: It handles general, non-police information and is open to all relevant users globally.

•      It enables these users to discuss the latest cybercrime trends, prevention strategies, detection technologies and investigation techniques.

•      Cybercrime Collaborative Platform-Operation: The first of its kind, it assists in the law enforcement operations, with access restricted to the operational stakeholders only.

 

4. GENERAL MM NARAVANE’S THREE-DAY VISIT TO NEPAL

•      Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane visited Nepal to strengthen overall ties including in areas of defence and security between India and Nepal. 

•      He visited Nepal at the official invitation of Nepal Army Chief Purna Chandra Thapa.

•      General MM Naravane was accompanied by his wife Veena Naravane, who is the chairperson of the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) of the Indian Army.

 

5. KFW EXTENDS 545 M EUROS TO MMRDA

•      Frankfurt-based German state-owned development bank KfW (formerly KfW Bankengruppe) extended two loans totaling 545 Million Euros to the Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for infrastructure projects in Mumbai.

•      The approved loan amount is the highest amount given to India including the lowest rate of interest offered by any financial institution so far.

 

6. NEW CIC APPOINTED

•      Ram Nath Govind, President of India administered the “Oath of Office” for Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha (62 years), former Diplomat as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) in the Central Information Commission.

•      The “Oath of Office” ceremony was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

•      Sinha will serve as CIC for a term of 3 years.

•      CIC and Information commissioners are appointed for a tenure of 5 years or until the age of 65 years.

 

7. UN’S ACABQ COMMITTEE

•      Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra was elected to the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), a key(5th Committee) UN(United Nations) committee.

•      She won the election with 126 UN members supporting her candidature, the opposing party got 64 votes.

•      She was appointed to the ACABQ committee for a period of three Calender Years starting from January 1, 2021..

 

8. NATIONAL CANCER AWARENESS DAY 2020 – NOVEMBER 7

•      The National Cancer Awareness Day on 7th November coincides with the birth anniversary of French- Polish Physicist and Nobel laureate Madame Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (1903).

 

 

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