AspirantWorld One liners : 13th November

• On November 10, 2021, India hosted a regional security summit. Eight countries, including Iran and Russia, attended the summit. Each country’s national security advisors attended the conference. During the summit, it was announced that Afghanistan and its territories could not be used to harbor, train, or finance terrorists. The “Delhi Declaration on Afghanistan” was issued by the countries as a unified statement. According to the statement, eight countries discussed the growing Afghan situation, as well as the worldwide implications of the Taliban’s takeover.They devoted specific attention to terrorism threats, Afghanistan’s current political crisis, radicalization, and drug trafficking.

• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) authorized a number of measures to help cotton, sugar cane, and jute growers. The CCEA raised the price of ethanol made from sugar cane juice in order to blend it with gasoline. Blending of ethanol with gasoline is predicted to reach 10% by 2022 and 20% by 2025.

• The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, authorised the proclamation of November 15 as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas on November 10, 2021. The Janjatiya Gaurav Divas will honour tribal tribes’ traditional heritage and illustrious past. The day was designated as part of a year-long commemoration of India’s 75th anniversary of independence, in honour of valiant tribal freedom fighters. Birsa Munda, who is revered by tribal people across India, was born on November 15, and his birthday is November 15.

• On November 9, 2021, the Delhi government announced the commencement of a “Anti-Open Burning Campaign.” The campaign will take place in Delhi from November 11 to December 11, 2021. The goal of this effort is to reduce open burning and air pollution in Delhi.

• Under the Ayushman Bharat-Digital Mission, the Union Health Ministry has begun digital registration of all medical facilities and all doctors in order to digitise health records. Government hospitals have been asked to purchase Hospital Information Management System software as part of this endeavour.

• The Indian government is poised to deploy a sample-based National Achievement Survey (NAS) for Classes 3, 5, 8, and 10. On November 13, 2017, the previous National Achievement Survey (NAS) was conducted to examine the abilities developed by children in grades 3, 5, and 8. The next NAS will take place on November 12, 2021

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