Today’s Current Affairs: 21st Nov 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:
LSAM 10 (Yard 78) Missile Cum Ammunition Barge Launch:
- LSAM 10 (Yard 78), the fourth vessel in the 08 x Missile Cum Ammunition Barge project, was successfully launched at Guttenadeevi, East Godavari, Andhra Pradesh. Constructed by MSME Shipyard, M/s SECON Engineering Projects Pvt Ltd (SEPPL).
- The ceremony was presided over by Cmde Shanmugam Sabesan, CRO (East), marking a significant achievement for the Indian Navy.
International Tourism Mart Organized at Shillong, Meghalaya:
- The Ministry of Tourism is hosting the 11th edition of the International Tourism Mart in Shillong, Meghalaya, from 21st to 23rd November 2023.
- The International Tourism Mart is a yearly event organized by the Ministry on a rotational basis in one of the North Eastern States.
- The primary aim is to offer a broader platform for stakeholders in the North East to engage with counterparts from within the country and overseas markets.
Govt Appoints Vinay Tonse As MD Of SBI For 2 years:
- The Government of India made a significant announcement on Monday, appointing Vinay M. Tonse as the Managing Director of the State Bank of India (SBI) until November 30, 2025.
Extension of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) to Sri Lanka:
- The extension of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) to Sri Lanka is development signals China’s intent to enhance its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) influence in South Asia.
Madhuri Dixit Receives Award At 54th IFFI:
- Legendary actress Madhuri Dixit has been honored with the ‘Special Recognition for Contribution to Bharatiya Cinema‘ award at the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji, Goa.
World Television Day 2023 Observed on 21st November:
- World Television Day 2023 World Television Day, observed globally on November 21, goes beyond seeing TV as just an electronic device.
Sheynnis Palacios from Nicaragua crowned Miss Universe 2023:
- Miss Sheynnis Alondra Palacios Cornejo (23) from Nicaragua was crowned Miss Universe at the 72nd Miss Universe Beauty Pageant 2023 in San Salvador, Republic of El Salvador.
- She is the first women from Nicaragua to win Miss Universe crown.
Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2022:
- The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2022 was jointly awarded to the New Delhi, Delhi headquartered Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the New Delhi based Trained Nurses Association of India (TNAI) as representatives of the COVID-19 warriors in India
Emmett Shear Appointed Interim CEO of Open AI:
- Microsoft-owned OpenAI, Inc., the creator of Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer (ChatGPT), has announced the appointment of Emmett Shear as its interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
- He will replace Mira Murati, the interim CEO of Open AI.
- Murati became the interim CEO of OpenAI after Sam Altman, the co-founder and former CEO of Open AI was ousted by the board.
National Integration Day 2023
- National Integration Day, also known as Quami Ekta Divas, is observed annually on November 19 across India to mark the birth anniversary of India’s First Female Prime Minister (PM), Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, popularly known as Indira Gandhi.
- 19th November 2023 marks the 106th birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi.
Assam Launches App Based ASTC Cab Services & UPI Backed Digital Payment Solutions:
- The Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) has launched its mobile application(app) that is based city cab services and Unified Payments Interface (UPI) backed digital payment solutions to book cabs, track their rides in real-time, and make payments digitally.