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10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs : November 22 – 27, 2021

10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs

10 Topics of the Weekly Current Affairs : November 22 - 27, 2021

Andhra Pradesh CM announces having only one Capital

  • Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy announced that the state would have only one capital: Amaravati. The information on the decision made by the state government was given by General Counsel S. Shri Ram pronounced in the High Court during the hearing in the capital, Amaravati.

Gallantry Awards 2021: See details

  • Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman, an ace pilot in the Indian Air Force, received the Vir Chakra from President Ram Nath Kovind at an award ceremony. Among the gallantry awards, IAF chief R Choudhary also received the Param Vishisht Seva Medal from the president. Check out the complete list of winners for Shaurya Chakra, Vir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra.

Indore’s Patalpani Train Station to change name

  • Patalpani Railway Station located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, will be renamed Tatya Mama Railway Station. Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan further reported that two other places will also be named after Tatya Bhil. The train station is named after the tribal icon Tantya Bhil, known as one of the greatest revolutionaries.

PM Modi lays the foundation stone for Noida International Airport

  • Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone for the Jewar Noida International Airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. With this achievement, Uttar Pradesh has become the only state in the country with five international airports. The latest international airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar will be the second international airport to emerge in Delhi NCR.

Cryptocurrency Ban Bill in India

  • The Indian government is ready to introduce the ‘Cryptocurrency Bill, 2021’ to ban all private cryptocurrencies in the country. A bill banning cryptocurrencies will be among 26 new bills to be presented by the government for the winter session of Parliament starting November 29, 2021.

5 million barrels of crude oil released by India

  • The Indian government plans to release 5 million barrels of crude oil from its strategic oil reserves. The decision was made in consultation with Japan, China, the United States and South Korea to reduce world oil prices. The United States announced the release of 50 million barrels of crude oil from its reserves.

Only CNG electric vehicles in Delhi

  • The Delhi Minister of Environment has announced that only electric and CNG vehicles will be allowed to enter the national capital from November 27, 2021. The Minister of State also announced that the entry of all other vehicles into the national capital will remain prohibited until December 3, 2021.

More women than men for the first time in India

  • NFHS-5 data from the Indian Ministry of Health showed that there were 1,020 women per 1,000 men in India in 2019-21, which means that for the first time there are more women than men in the country. Data released by the government also showed that the total fertility rate in the country has dropped from 2.2 to 2.

New strain of COVID-19 detected in South Africa

  • South Africa has detected a new strain of COVID-19 that has been designated by the World Health Organization as a “type of concern”. The United Nations health agency has also dubbed the variant ‘Omicron’. The new version of the coronavirus has been detected faster than the previous increase in infections.

Tim Paine takes indefinite break

  • Australian Test captain Tim Paine has decided to take an indefinite license from all forms of cricket for the foreseeable future. The news of him breaking up comes after a controversy over inappropriate text messages Paine allegedly sent to a colleague at Cricket Tasmania in 2017.

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