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Current Affairs of 25th November, 2021

Read the important current affairs of 25th November, 2021 : Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Ban Ki-moon, 2025 Asian Youth Para Games, Nuclear Submarine Alliance, International Emmy Awards 2021.

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Below are the important Daily Current Affairs of 2021 updates with National and International news.

  • National News

    1. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has teamed with BOB Financial Solutions (BFSL), a subsidiary of Bank of Baroda (BoB), to issue BoB Credit Cards (Easy and Premier variants) on the RuPay platform.

    ● On the JCB International network, both the Easy and Premier varieties of the BoB credit cards have been launched, and both cards support global acceptance.
    ● On the JCB International network, both the Easy and Premier varieties of the BoB credit cards have been launched, and both cards support global acceptance.
    ● These cards come with perks like 5X reward points on chosen merchant categories, fuel fee waivers, pre- and post-purchase EMI incentives, up to three gratis add-on credit cards for family members, and a slew of other interesting BFSL and NPCI merchant offers.

    2. ICICI Bank, a private sector lender, has established a digital banking and value-added services platform dubbed 'Trade Emerge' for Indian exporters and importers.

    ● With Trading Emerge, cross-border trade will be easier, faster, and more convenient because a variety of services will be available in one location, eliminating the need for enterprises to coordinate with many touchpoints.
    ● This portal is also available to exporters and importers who are not ICICI Bank customers.

    3. On November 24, the Indian state of Assam commemorates the birth anniversary of the great Ahom army general Lachit Borphukan with Lachit Divas (Lachit Day).

    ● Lachit Borphukan, a military intelligence officer in the Battle of Saraighat, was born on November 24, 1622, in Charaideo.
    ● The 'Lachit Borphukan Gold Medal' has been given to the top cadet graduating from the National Defence Academy every year since 1999.
    ● The Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad in Assam bestows the 'Mahabir Lachit Award' on distinguished individuals.
    ● This honour comes with a monetary prize of Rs 50000 and a sword.

    4. Through video conferencing, Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the cornerstone for the 'Rani Gaidinliu Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum' in Manipur.

    ● The museum will be built at Luangkao village, Manipur's Tamenglong district, where freedom fighter Rani Gaidinliu was born.
    ● The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is planning to build the projected museum at a cost of Rs 15 crore.
    ● A museum dedicated to the liberation warriors would instil a sense of patriotism in the youth.

  • International News

    5. Sudan's deposed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was reappointed after he and Sudanese Armed Forces General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan signed a political declaration to end the country's present political turmoil.

    ● Prior to becoming Prime Minister, Hamdok worked for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank, and the Trade and Development Bank of Ethiopia as a special consultant.

    6. After signing a contract in Canberra (Australia), Australia became a member of the new Nuclear Powered Submarine Defense Alliance alongside the United Kingdom and the United States.

    ● Australia will receive eight nuclear-powered submarines capable of stealthy and long-range missions as part of the AUKUS arrangement.
    ● It is the first technological agreement inked by the three countries since the founding of the AUKUS defence alliance (Australia-UK-US).
    ● AUKUS is a trilateral security deal signed in September 2021 by Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
    ● The first major project of AUKUS would be to provide Australia with a nuclear-powered submarine fleet.

  • Books And Author

    7. Abhijit Banerjee, an Indian-born American economist and Nobel laureate, has written a new book (cookbook) titled "Cooking to Save Your Life."

    ● Juggernaut Books published the book, which was illustrated by Cheyenne Oliver, a French illustrator.
    ● In 2019, he, along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their innovative approach to reducing global poverty.

    8. Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-autobiography is titled "Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World."

    ● It includes the author's life experiences and obstacles, as well as details on his time at the United Nations (UN).
    ● For two and a half years, he served as the UN's eighth Secretary-General (2007-2016).
    ● Ban goes on to tell how he went from being a "child of war" to becoming a "man of peace" in his book 'Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided World,' published by HarperCollins India.
    ● Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-first moon's diplomatic assignment was in India, where he formed such a strong bond that he still tells the Indian people that half of his "heart belongs in their nation" 50 years later.

  • Awards And Honours

    9. At the ABU – UNESCO Peace Media Honors-2021 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Doordarshan and an All India Radio radio broadcast earned many awards.

    ● Under the 'Together for Peace' project, UNESCO and the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union presented the awards.
    ● 'Award for an Ethical and Long-Term Relationship with Nature': 'Living on the Edge - Coastal Lives' by AlR
    ● Doordarshan's show 'DEAFinitely Leading the Way' is in the category of Living Well with Super-Diversity.

    10. The 49th edition of the annual presentation, held in New York City, was the International Emmy Awards in 2021.
    ● Between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020, the award recognised excellence in television shows produced and shown outside the United States, as well as non-English language US primetime programmes.

    List of Winners of 2021 International Emmy Awards:
    ● Best Actor: David Tennant for Des (UK)
    ● Best Actress: Hayley Squires for Adult Material (UK)
    ● Best Drama Series: Tehran (Israel)
    ● Best Comedy Series: Call My Agent Season 4 (France)
    ● Best Documentary: Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice (Thailand)
    ● Best Telenovela: The Song Of Glory (China)
    ● Best TV Movie / Mini-Series: Atlantic Crossing (Norway)
    ● Best Arts Programming: Kubrick By Kubrick (France)
    ● Best Short-Form Series: INSiDE (New Zealand)
    ● Best Non-Scripted Entertainment: The Masked Singer (UK)
    ● Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program: 21st Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (USA)

  • Important Days

    11. Every year on November 24, the Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of the Sikh religion, is commemorated.

    ● The day is known as Guru Tegh Bahadur's Shaheedi Divas all over the country.
    ● Guru Tegh Bahadur gave his life on November 24, 1675, for the sake of individuals who did not even belong to his community, religion, human values, goals, and principles are all protected.

  • Sports

    12. Tamil Nadu has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in cricket, defeating Karnataka after chasing 152 runs.

    ● M. Shahrukh Khan hit a spectacular last-ball six to help Tamil Nadu defend their T-20 crown with a thrilling four-wicket victory at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.
    ● Tamil Nadu has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament three times, the first in 2006-07 and the second in 2020-21.
    ● In the 2019-20 season, the team reached the finals as well, but lost to Karnataka.

    13. Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, will host the 5th Asian Youth Para Games in 2025, following approval by the Asian Paralympic Committee's (APC) Executive Board.

    ● The 'Asian Youth Games 2025' and the 'Asian Youth Para Games 2025' will be held in the same city and at the same venues for the first time.