Daily Current Affairs 23rd 24th November 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation
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1. Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS)
- India has become 4th nation to get International Maritime Organisation nod for Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).
- The International Maritime Organization is a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for regulating shipping. The IMO was established following agreement at a UN conference held in Geneva in 1948 and the IMO came into existence ten years later, meeting for the first time in 1959.
2. India’s first Moss Garden
- Uttarakhand forest department has set-up India’s first ‘Moss Garden’ in Nainital district.
- Uttarakhand Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat || Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya.
1. 15th G20 Summit
- The 15th G20 Summit was held under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia.
- Theme: ‘Realising the Opportunities of the 21st Century for All’.
- Italy will take over the Presidency of the 16th G20 on 1st December 2020.
2. G-20 Summit in 2023
- India will host the Summit of the G20 Group in 2023.
- G20 Summit be hosted by Italy in 2021, Indonesia in 2022, India in 2023 and Brazil in 2024.
3. 2020 APEC Summit
- The 2020 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Malaysia.
- The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation is an inter-governmental forum for 21 member economies in the Pacific Rim that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
- Headquarters: Singapore || Founder: Bob Hawke || Founded: November 1989, Canberra, Australia
1. Tarun Gogoi passes away
- Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has passed away.
- Tarun Gogoi was an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Assam from 2001 to 2016. He was a member of the Indian National Congress and led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories and was the longest serving Chief Minister of the state.
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1. Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar
- Actor Naseeruddin Shah has been honoured with the 2020 Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar at annual Sangit Kala Kendra Awards.
- The Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar and Kalakiran Puraskar awards, were instituted in 1996 by the Sangeet Kala Kendra.
2. EIU’s Worldwide Cost of Living (WCOL) Index 2020
- The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released ‘Worldwide Cost of Living (WCOL)’ report of the World’s Most Expensive Cities in 2020
- Top Three
- 1. Hong Kong
- 2. Paris
- 3. Zurich
- Economist Intelligence Unit Headquarters: London, United Kingdom.
1. Maritime Exercise SITMEX-20
- The 2nd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX-20 was conducted in the Andaman Sea.
- The 2020 edition of the exercise is being hosted by Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN).
2. Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20
- The 27th edition of India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20 has concluded.
- Chief of Naval Staff: Admiral Karambir Singh.
1. 2020 ATP Tour Finals
- Daniil Medvedev of Russia beat Dominic Thiem of Austria to win the 2020 ATP Tour Finals, held in London.
- In the doubles final, Dutch-Croatian duo Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic claimed their first title together.
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