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Sunday, December 17, 2023

DAILY GK 22-23 NOV

 DAILY GK 22-23 NOV

1.       51ST INTERNATIONAL EMMY AWARDS:

·         The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 51st International Emmy® Awards (2023) in New York City, United States of America(USA).

·         Indian Comedian and actor Vir Das won the Emmy under the Comedy category for his Netflix stand-up special show “Vir Das: Landing” and  became the first Indian Comedian to win the Emmy Award.

·         Ektaa R. Kapoor, Co-Founder of Balaji Telefilms was honoured with the International Emmy Directorate Award for her contribution to the world of arts and entertainment.

·         International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences:Headquarters– New York

 

2.       NASA IMPACT PLANET AWARD 2023

·         Brain Alive AI (BAAI) Founder Sujit Roy received National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) Implementation and Advanced Concepts Team (IMPACT) Planet Award 2023 for his outstanding contribution to the Geospatial artificial intelligence (AI) Foundation Model project.

·         Brain Alive AI is an AI Engine that converts raw interaction data into real-time user engagement insights using a data transformation approach.

 

3.       ACC APPROVES NEW MD OF SBI

·         Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi, has approved the appointment of Vinay M Tonse as the Managing Director (MD) of State Bank of India (SBI) for two years till November 2025.

·         The post (MD of SBI) fell vacant in June 2023 after the appointment of Swaminathan Janakiraman as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India(RBI).

·         The Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) was established in July 2022 by the Government of India to recommend persons for appointment as whole-time directors and non-executive chairpersons on the Boards of financial services institutions.

·         State Bank of India (SBI): Chairman– Dinesh Kumar Khara

 

4.       23RD PRIME MINISTER OF LUXEMBOURG

·         Luc Frieden ,member of the Christian Social People’s Party (CSV), sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister (PM) of Luxembourg.

·          Luxembourg:Currency– Euro

 

5.       WORLD FISHERIES DAY 2023 – NOVEMBER 21

·         The theme for World Fisheries Day 2023 is “Celebrating the Wealth of Fisheries and Aquaculture.”

·         Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying:Union Minister – Parshottam Rupala

 

6.       WORLD TELEVISION DAY 2023 – NOVEMBER 21

·         United Nations (UN)’s World Television Day is annually observed across the globe on November 21 to recognise the importance and influence of television in our lives.

·         The theme for World Television Day 2023 is “Accessibility”

 

7.       EX VAJRA PRAHAR -INDO-US JOINT SPECIAL FORCES EXERCISE

·         The 14th edition of the India – United States of America (USA) Joint Special Forces exercise, Vajra Prahar 2023, commenced at the Joint Training Node in Umroi Cantonment, located in RiBhoi district of the north eastern state of Meghalaya.

·         Exercise Vajra Prahar is an annual exercise between India and the US to share the best practices and experiences in areas such as joint mission planning and operational tactics.

 

8.       SEBI INTRODUCES IRRA PLATFORM

·         Madhabi Puri Buch, the Chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has officially launched the Investor Risk Reduction Access (IRRA) platform at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

·         The IRRA platform, initiated by Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) under SEBI’s guidance, aims to reduce risks faced by investors in the event of technical glitches at Trading Member (TM) ends, both at the Primary and Disaster Recovery sites.

·         SEBI the capital markets regulator, announced the elimination of the requirement to freeze folios lacking PAN, KYC details, and nominations for all holders of physical securities.

·         SEBI:Formed:  April 12, 1988

·         Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra

 

9.       JCB PRIZE FOR LITERATURE 2023

·         Fire Bird, originally written in Tamil as “Aalanda Patchi” by renowned Tamil Writer Perumal Murugan won the 2023 JCB Prize for Literature.

·         The book was translated into English by Janani Kannan and was published by Penguin Random House India.

 

10.    ICC INTRODUCES STOP CLOCK IN MEN’S ODI AND T20I CRICKET

·         The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced a “stop clock” in men’s One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket matches to regulate the time taken between overs.

·         The Stop Clock rule:.The bowling teams in men’s ODIs and T20Is will be imposed a five-run penalty if the bowler fails to bowl the next over within 60 seconds after the completion of the previous over for the third time in an innings.

·         ICC also announced equal match-day pay for both female and male umpires from January 2024.

·         Gender eligibility regulation changed :By the new rule, transgender players are not able to play in women’s international cricket.

·         Danielle McGahey was the first transgender cricketer to take part in an official international match when she played for Canada against Brazil in September 2023.

 

11.    UN WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY 2023- NOVEMBER 20

·         The 2023 campaign Theme of World Children’s Day is, “For every child, every right.”

·         World Children’s Day is the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)’s annual day of action for children, by children.

·         UNICEF Executive Director– Catherine Russell

·         Headquarters– New York, USA

·         Established on– 11 December 1946.

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