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10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs: 15 to 20 November 2021

10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs

10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs: 15 to 20 November 2021

Habibganj railway station in Bhopal renamed

  •  The Madhya Pradesh government has changed the name of Bhopal’s Habibganj railway station to Rani Kamalapati station. PM Modi dedicated the newly constructed Rani Kamalapati Railway Station to the nation. The new railway station in Bhopal is equipped with world class interiors and modern facilities.

Renowned historian Babasaheb Purandare passed away

  •  Noted writer, historian and Padma Vibhushan awardee Babasaheb Purandare passed away. He was 99 years old. The Indian writer and theater personality was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2019. Purandare was a noted writer and historian. He was known for his work on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

PM Modi inaugurates Purvanchal Expressway in UP

  •  PM Modi inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway at Karwal Kheri in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The journey from Ghaziabad to Ghazipur via expressway in Uttar Pradesh can now be completed in less than 12 hours. It will be faster than Rajdhani Express.

Government reopened Kartarpur Corridor

  •  The Union Home announced that the government has decided to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from November 17. The corridor was closed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision benefitted thousands of Sikh devotees, who visited the final resting place of Guru Nanak. in Pakistan.

Sourav Ganguly announces new chairman of ICC Men’s Cricket Committee

  •  Former captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the chairman of the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee. He will replace Anil Kumble who resigned from the post after a maximum tenure of 3 years. International Cricket Council President Greg Barkley welcomed Ganguly’s appointment.

India’s first food museum launched

  •  India’s first food museum has been launched by the Food Corporation of India in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The Food Museum has been set up to showcase the food production scenario in the country as well as across the world. The Food Museum in Tamil Nadu aims to highlight the challenges with respect to food scarcity.

India re-elected to UNESCO

  •  India has been re-elected to the United Nations Cultural and Educational Organization Executive Board for a four-year term from 2021 to 2025. India was re-elected to the board with 164 votes. External Affairs Minister S. Sharing the news, Jaishankar appreciated the good work of the Ministry of External Affairs and the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO.

Rezang La War Memorial inaugurated

  •  Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the renovated Rezang La War Memorial in Leh, Ladakh. The Union Minister visited the memorial to pay tribute to the Indian soldiers who fought against China in 1962. The renovated monument in Ladakh will be seen as a showcase of India’s might in the region which is very close to Chinese territory.

PM Modi announces repeal of all 3 agriculture laws

  •  On November 19, 2021, PM Modi announced that the central government has decided to repeal all three agricultural laws. He announced that moves to repeal the three controversial laws would begin in the winter parliament session. The Prime Minister also urged all the farmers to return home to their families and said that let us start afresh.

First anti-pollution tower in Uttar Pradesh

  •  Uttar Pradesh’s first air pollution control tower has been inaugurated in Noida. The tower is located in a posh Sector 16-A. The tower will work by drawing polluted air from its base. The 20 meters high tower with dimensions of nine meters is capable of filtering the air around an area of ​​one square kilometer.

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