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Current Affairs – 19 November 2022

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International Men’s Day 

  • International Men’s Day observed on November 19 focuses on men’s health, improving gender relations, highlighting male role models, and promoting positive expressions of masculinity.
  • It’s also an opportunity to recognize men who don’t fall into traditional manifestations of masculinity, such as gay and bisexual men, transgender, or masculine non-binary people. 

World Toilet Day 2022

  • The United Nations observes World Toilet Day on November 19 annually. The main aim is to raise public awareness of broader sanitation systems such as wastewater treatment, stormwater management, and hand washing.
  • The 2022 theme is ‘Making the Invisible Visible’ and explores how inadequate sanitation systems spread human waste into rivers, lakes and soil, polluting underground water resources.

PM Modi to Inaugurate Arunachal’s first Greenfield Airport Donyi Polo Airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Greenfield airport in Arunachal Pradesh — the Donyi Polo Airport at Itanagar — and dedicated the 600 MW Kameng Hydro Power Station to the nation. Northeast India will now have 16 airports.

4th Edition of Indian Chemicals Council Sustainability Conclave

  • Chemicals and Petrochemicals Secretary Arun Baroka inaugurated the 4th edition of the Indian Chemicals Council, ICC Sustainability Conclave in New Delhi on 17th November 2022.
  • The theme of the event is ‘boardrooms to Community-ESG, Carbon Neutrality, Operational Safety, and Greener Solutions. The Conclave aims to promote sustainability in the management of the entire life cycle of chemicals.

TRAI to launch a Caller ID System

  • TRAI is all set to roll out this new caller ID System in the country in the next 3 weeks.
  • The system will use KYC verification to ensure the identity of callers is genuine and cannot be manipulated.
  • The TRAI’s chairperson also said that the “mechanism will enable name-appearing on a phone screen, in accordance with KYC done by telecom companies, as per DoT norms.”

West Bengal New Governor was appointed

  • President Draupadi Murmu has appointed CV Ananda Bose as the new Governor of West Bengal while L. Ganesan, who has been appointed as the Governor of Manipur, has been taking care of the additional responsibility of the Governor of West Bengal.
  • Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Thankar was elected as the Vice President, Following this, a new governor has been appointed for West Bengal.

3 rd conference on “No Money for Terror “

  • Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India is organizing the 3rd Ministerial ‘No Money for Terror’ Conference on the 18th and 19th of November in New Delhi.
  • This Conference will be focused on global trends in terrorism and terrorist financing, the use of formal and informal channels of funds for terrorism, emerging technologies and terrorist financing and requisite international cooperation to address related challenges.
  • The theme of the conference is Global Trends in Terrorist Financing and Terrorism.

4th Edition of Indian Chemicals Council Sustainability Conclave

  • Chemicals and Petrochemicals Secretary Arun Baroka inaugurated the 4th edition of the Indian Chemicals Council, ICC Sustainability Conclave in New Delhi on 17th November 2022.
  • The theme of the event is ‘boardrooms to Community-ESG, Carbon Neutrality, Operational Safety, and Greener Solutions. The Conclave aims to promote sustainability in the management of the entire life cycle of chemicals.

Russia and Ukraine Agree to Further Extend the Black Sea Grain Deal

Russia and Ukraine have agreed to extend an UN-brokered grain export deal for another 120 days, officials announced. World leaders praised the breakthrough for helping “avoid global food shortages” at a crucial time.

Tripura CM Dr Manik Saha launched ‘Amar Sarkar’ portal

  • Tripura chief minister Dr Manik Saha and his government is working to ensure all central and state-sponsored schemes reach every doorstep and launched a new portal, ‘Amar Sarkar’, to act as a bridge between the people and the government.
  • A total of 78 departments, including the panchayat department, have been included in the web portal.

Carlos Alcaraz becomes the youngest world No. 1 ATP Player

Before this 19-year-old star, the youngest year-end ATP World Number 1 was Lleyton Hewitt of Australia, who was 20 years, and 275 days in age at the time of his crowning in 2001.

• On the other hand, Alcaraz will be 19 years, and 214 days old on December 5, the 2022 year-end ranking date after the last ATP Challengers Tour events of the season.

• He is the 18th year-end world number 1 in history and the first outside of ‘Big Four’ players Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray since Andy Roddick in 2003.

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