AspirantWorld One liners : 28th November

• The 7th Joint Trade Committee Meeting between India and Myanmar was held through virtual mode on 24th November 2020. During the consultation, both sides reviewed bilateral issues, including trade, investment, banking, connectivity, capacity building and border infrastructure upgrades. Both sides reviewed their preparations for the challenge of COVID-19 and expanded cooperation in the pharmaceutical and health sectors including traditional medicines.

• November 24 is observed as Lachit Diwas in Assam in honour of Lachit Borphukan to commemorate his heroism and the victory of the Assamese army at the Battle of Saraighat. Lachit Borphukan was the commander of the Ahom Dynasty in present-day Assam. He showed outstanding leadership in the Battle of Saraghart (1671). The Battle of Saraghart was a naval battle between the Mughal Empire and the Kingdom of Ahom.

• The Airports Authority of India (AAI) started the 2020 Aviation Safety Awareness Week (November 23 to November 27, 2020). A week-long celebration will be held at all airports and ANS locations managed by AAI throughout India. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) holds “Aviation Safety Awareness Week” in the last week of November each year.

• E-Lok Adalats were organized in 15 states, handling more number of cases. From June to October, 27th E-Lok Adalats were organized in 27 states, handling more than 250,000 cases. During the lockdown caused by the pandemic, various legal service agencies (NALSA and state legal service agencies) adapted to the new routine and moved Lok Adalats to the virtual platform.

• AYUSH State Minister Shri Shripad Yesso Naik hosted an electronic event organized by the National Medicinal Plants Committee on November 24, 2020, to celebrate its founding day. On this occasion, the “NMPB 2020 Status Report” and “Ayur-veg” e-books were also released. National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) was established in 2000 and belongs to the AYUSH department.

• Visakhapatnam Naval Shipyard completed the modification of the Maldives Coast Guard MNDF CGS Huravee. The ship arrived in Visakhapatnam on February 22 for modification. Although it has been restricted due to the COVID19 pandemic since March 20, the Navy Shipyard’s efforts, carefully planned and executed work, and sufficient. Safety makes it possible for major refurbishment/replacement of main thrusters/auxiliary equipment. equipment.

• Prime Minister inaugurates Renewable Energy Investment – RE-Invest 2020. The theme of RE-Invest (Renewable Energy Investment) 2020 is “Innovation of Sustainable Energy Transition”. The 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Conference and Expo (Renewable Energy Investment 2020) is organized by the Ministry of New Renewable Energy.

• The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment e-launched the “National Portal for Transgender People” in Vadodara, Gujarat and e-inaugurated the “GarimaGreh: A Shelter Home for Transgender People”. The national portal was established within two months of the “Notice of the 2020 Transgender People (Protection of Rights) Rules”.

• The iOS version of Nyaya Bandhu App was launched and its launch on the UMANG platform. Nyaya Bandhu App was launched by the Ministry of Justice. The Ministry of Justice launched the Nyaya Bandhu application in 2019 to use technology to promote pro bono advocates. According to the Pro bono Initiative (launched in 2017), the Ministry of Justice is institutionalizing the framework of pro bono distribution on the legal stage.

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