Thursday, November 25, 2021

DAILY GK: 21, 22 NOV

DAILY GK: 21, 22 NOV

1.       SURVEY ON SMART POLICING 2021

·         IPF (Indian Police Foundation) has published a survey named ‘IPF Citizen Satisfaction Survey on SMART Policing, 2021’ to identify the public perception of the police.

·         Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have the highest ‘SMART policing index’ scores of 8.11 and 8.1 respectively on a scale of 1-10. 

·         Uttar Pradesh and Bihar scored the lowest score

 

2.       FRENCH NAVY HOSTS IONS CONCLAVE OF CHIEFS

·         The 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs is being hosted by the French Navy at Paris .

·         IONS was conceived by the Indian Navy in 2008 as a forum to enhance maritime cooperation among Navies of the littoral states of the Indian Ocean Region
The IONS Chair is presently held in France.

·         IONS Conclave of Chiefs (CoC) is the decision-making body at the level of Chiefs of Navies, which meets biennially.

 

3.       PRAKASH PADUKONE RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD OF BWF

·         The former Indian badminton player Prakash Padukone will be awarded with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award 2021’ from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

·         The President of Uttarakhand Badminton Association, Alaknanda Ashok, will receive the ‘Women & Gender Equity Award 2021’.

·         Prakash Padukone was awarded with the Arjuna award in 1972 and the Padma Shri in 1982.

·         ‘Touch Play’ is his Biography authored by Dev S. Sukumar

 

4.       ASIAN ARCHERY CHAMPIONSHIP AT DHAKA, BANGLADESH

·         India finished 2nd in the overall medal tally

·         The Indian contingent has won a total of 7 medals (1 Gold, 4 Silver & 2 Bronze), while South Korea with a total of 15 medals topped the table.

·         Archer, Jyothi Surekha Vennam, won India’s only gold medal in the tournament, in the Compound – Women’s Individual event.

 

5.       BOOK  “COOKING TO SAVE YOUR LIFE” - ABHIJIT BANERJEE’S

·         Indian-born American economist & Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has authored a new book (cookbook) titled “Cooking to Save your Life”.  

·         He won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2019

 

6.       WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY 2021 – NOVEMBER 20

·         The United Nations(UN)’s World Children’s Day is annually observed across the globe on November 20th to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights

·         The theme of World Children’s Day 2021 is “A Better Future for Every Child”.

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