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Daily Current Affairs 8th November 2020 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 8th November 2020 For All Government Examinations
Daily Current Affairs 8th November 2020 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 8th November 2020 For All Government Examinations

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Joe Biden beat Donald Trump to become 46th US President; Kamala Harris to be first woman Vice President: Quick Highlights 

America Elections 2020: Democrat Joe Biden will be the 46th President of the United States; Kamala Harris to be first woman Vice President.

In a very closely fought presidential election which witnessed many cliffhanger episodes, Joe Biden clinched the race from the Republican candidate Donald Trump by securing 273 electoral votes. The winning moment was decided when the Democrats made a stamping lead in the state of Pennsylvania sealing their victory in one of the most crucial swing states.

In the 538-member electoral college in the US, the candidate needs to secure at least 270 electoral votes to be declared as the Presidential-Elect......Read More

Atal Innovation Mission and Sirius (Russia) Launch ‘AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0 

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Sirius, Russia, today launched ‘AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’– a 14-day virtual programme for Indian and Russian schoolchildren.

The first Indo-Russian bilateral youth innovation initiative, the AIM–Sirius programme seeks to develop technological solutions (both web- and mobile-based) for the two countries.

Over a two-week programme, from 7–21 November 2020, 48 students and 16 educators and mentors will create 8 virtual products and mobile applications addressing global challenges–– across a range of areas such as culture, distance education, applied cognitive science, health and well-being, sports, fitness, and games training, chemistry, artificial intelligence, and digital financial assets––in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic.

FASTags to be mandatory for all four wheelers from 1st January, 2021: Quick Highlights 

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued a notification making FASTag mandatory to be available by 1st of January 2021. This will apply to old vehicles as well as M and N category of motor vehicles sold before 1st December, 2017.

As per Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, since 1st December 2017, the FASTag had been made mandatory for all registration of new four wheeled Vehicles and is being supplied by the Vehicle Manufacturer or their dealers. It had further been mandated that the renewal of fitness certificate will be done only after the fitment of FASTag for the Transport Vehicles. Further that for National Permit Vehicles the fitment of FASTag has been mandated since 1st oct 2019.

According to the Ministry said that a valid FASTag is mandatory while getting a new 3rd Party Insurance through an amendment in FORM 51 (certificate of Insurance), wherein the details of FASTag ID shall be captured. This shall be applicable w.e.f. 1 April 2021.

Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra elected to key United Nations committee 

India’s Vidisha Maitra was elected to the UN body - Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) with strong support of the member states.

India's permanent representative to the UN, Ambassador T. S. Tirumurti expressed gratitude to the member states in reposing faith in India's candidate.

PM Modi to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi on 9th November 

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development projects in Varanasi on 9th November at 10:30 AM via video conferencing. The total cost implication of these projects is Rs. 614 crores. Prime Minister will also interact with the beneficiaries of these projects during the event. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh will also be present on the occasion.

The projects to be inaugurated include Sarnath Light and Sound show, upgradation of Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital Ramnagar, sewerage related works, infrastructure facilities for protection and conservation of cows, multipurpose seed storehouse, agriculture produce warehouse of 100 MT, IPDS phase 2, a housing complex for players in Sampurnanand Stadium, Varanasi city smart lighting work, along with 105 Anganwadi Kendras and 102 Gau Ashray Kendras.

During the event, Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for projects including the redevelopment of Dashashwamedh Ghat and Khidkiya Ghat, barracks for PAC police force, redevelopment of certain wards of Kashi, parking facility along with redevelopment of park in Beniya Bagh, upgradation of the multi-purpose hall in Girija Devi Sanskritik Sankul, repair work of roads in the city and development of tourist places.

Nagaland to host the Hornbill Festival 2020 virtually: Highlights with Details 

Nagaland Tourism Department has informed that the state government decided to celebrate the Hornbill Festival 2020 in a complete virtual mode only through various audio visual media channels and Social Media platforms.

Dubbed as the “Festival of Festivals”, the Hornbill Festival is celebrated every year from December 1 to 10, showcasing the rich cultural heritage and tradition of the Nagas in one platform at Naga Heritage Village Kisama under Kohima District.

CCI organises virtual Workshop of BRICS Competition Agencies on Competition Issues in Automotive Sector 

The Competition Commission of India (CCI), organised a virtual workshop of BRICS Competition Agencies on “Competition Issues in Automotive Sector” during 05-06 November 2020. The CCI is the project co-lead of the Automotive Working Group (AWG) along with Competition Commission, South Africa. The Workshop was declared open by the Chairperson CCI, Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta in the presence of Members of the Commission, Smt. Sangeeta Verma and Shri Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi. The Workshop was attended by senior officers of BRICS Competition Agencies.

Earlier, BRICS Competition Agencies had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on co-operation in the field of competition law and policy in May 2016 (In 2020 extended for an open-end period) to enhance co-operation and interaction inter se. In accordance with this MoU, four Working Groups had been constituted on important industries/ sectors viz Pharmaceuticals, Food, Automotive and Digital Markets. These Working Groups have collaborated with each other to adopt best practices. The present Workshop was held amongst the AWG.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announces change of name of Shipping Ministry to Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways 

Prime Minister said, Government is changing the name of the Ministry of Shipping and it will be known as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. Mr.Modi has said that to reduce the expenditure on logistics, India is fast developing multimodal connectivity.

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 67.32 crore to six Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

The Sports Ministry has approved six centres as the Khelo India Centre of Excellence (KISCE) and they will now be upgraded at a consolidated budget estimate of Rs 67.32 crore for FY 2020-21 and subsequent four years in an effort to identify and groom Olympic level talent.

The centers identified in each state and the financial support extended includes:

  1. Assam: States Sports Academy, Sarusajai – Rs 7.96 crore
  2. Meghalaya : J N S Complex, Shillong, Meghalaya – Rs 8.39 crore
  3. Daman & Diu : New Sports Complex Silvassa - Rs 8.05 crore
  4. Madhya Pradesh: MP State Academy – Rs 19 crore
  5. Maharashtra : Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi, Pune – Rs 16 crore
  6. Sikkim : Paljor Stadium, Gangtok – Rs 7.91 crore. 

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