Current Affairs: 29th November 2022

                                         Current Affairs: 29th November 2022

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                                Current Affairs: 29th November 2022

1) Which platform has won ‘Best e-learning platform’ by ASSOCHAM?

A. Udemy
B. NIIT Digital
C. Skillshare
D. EdXpert


B. NIIT Digital

• NIIT Limited, a global talent development corporation and leading provider of managed training services, has been
recognized as the Best E-Learning Platform by the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India
• The award was given to NIIT Digital for its contribution to the technology training sector at the ASSOCHAM
Futuristic Technologies & 7th Technology Excellence Awards ceremony in Kolkata.
• NIIT Digital is a Learner Experience Platform which has been playing an integral role in connecting corporate and
individual learners seamlessly.


2) Who was honored with the “Asia’s Inspirational Leader 2022” award?

A. Palak Midha
B. Prashant Wagh
C. Shrima Rai
D. Saahil Mehta


B. Prashant Wagh

• Prashant Wagh was conferred with ‘Asia’s Inspirational Leader 2022’ award by White Page International, at the
‘Global Business Conclave 2022’, held in London.
• The award was bestowed upon him in recognition of his exemplary achievements and immense contribution to
the growth of his organisation and industry.
• Moreover, AQURA was also recognised as ‘Asia’s most admired brand 2022’, for having made a mark due to
innovative solutions, sustainability, social impact and goodwill.


3) Which state’s Sultanpur village has been renamed as “Rahul Nagar”?

A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Jharkhand
C. Maharashtra
D. Bihar


C. Maharashtra

• Sultanpur, a village in Maharashtra will now be known as ‘Rahul Nagar’ as the local residents have changed its
• Sultanpur have population of around 1,000 and 600 houses.
• Rahul Shinde, a constable of the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) attained martyrdom during the terror attacks
14 years ago, during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008.
• Rahul Shinde was in the first group of police to enter the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in south Mumbai after the news of
the firing by terrorists surfaced.

4) India’s first-ever Night Sky Sanctuary is located in which state/UT?

A. Assam
B. Sikkim
C. Uttarakhand
D. Ladakh


D. Ladakh

• India’s first-ever Night Sky Sanctuary is being set up by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research under Union
Ministry of Science & Technology, in Ladakh’s Hanle.
• The proposed Dark Sky Reserve will be located at Hanle as a part of Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary.
• It will boost Astro-tourism in India and will be one of the world’s highest-located sites for optical, infra-red, and
gamma-ray telescopes.


5) Who has been appointed as Nikshay Mitra Ambassador by Central Government?

A. Avani Lekhara
B. Bhavina Patel
C. Parul Parmar
D. Deepa Malik


D. Deepa Malik

• Union Health Ministry designated the President of the Paralympic Committee of India, Dr. Deepa Malik as
  Nikshay Mitra ambassador in New Delhi today, November 26.
• Nikshay Mitra is an initiative under Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan.
• Deepa Malik expressed her commitment to the TB Mukt Bharat (TB-free India) campaign, launched by Prime     Minister Narendra Modi in March 2018.
• India has the world’s highest burden of tuberculosis (TB), with an estimated 2.6 million people suffering from the
 disease and nearly 4 million dying from it every year.

6) Indian Railways has planned to introduce ‘Tilting Trains’ by –

A. 2024
B. 2026
C. 2028
D. 2030


B. 2026

• The Indian Railways has planned to introduce ‘Tilting Trains’ by 2026 with an aim to maintain higher speed on   curvy stretches.
• According to the officials, 100 new units of the semi-high speed Vande Bharat trains are being manufactured using    this technology.
• Tilting trains: Mechanism enables higher speed on regular broad-gauge tracks, which tilt while undergoing a curve   on the track.
• A broad-gauge (distance between the rails) railway track is broader than the standard 1,435-mm used by the      railways.
• Such locomotives operate in the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, Russia, the Czech Republic,
 Switzerland, China, Germany and Romania.

7) Betssy Chavez has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of

A. Colombia
B. Brazil
C. Peru
D. Bolivia

C. Peru

• Peru’s President Pedro Castillo on 25th November, appointed Culture Minister Betssy Chavez as the new
   Prime Minister.
• On 25th November 2022, Castillo accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Anibal Torres.
• Betssy Chavez, a 33-year-old lawyer who also did a stint as labor minister, was sworn in as the 5th prime minister
   since Castillo took office in July 2021.

8) Which film has won 53-Hour Challenge for ‘75 Creative Minds’?

A. The Ring
B. Dear Diary
C. Antardrishti
D. Sau Ka Note


B. Dear Diary

• Film ‘Dear Diary’ made by Team Purple, has won the 53Hour Challenge for ’75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow’ in
  best movie category, at International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.
• The competition was launched by Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur on 21st
  November 2022.
• During 53 hour deadline, 5 short films were made.
• The other four films made under the competition are Antardrishti, The Ring, Almost and Sau Ka Note.

9) Which film has won “Prasad DI award” at the Film Bazaar section of the IFFI in Goa?

A. Mithya
B. Agantuk
C. Kumaoni
D. Bahadu


B. Agantuk

• The 5-day long Film Bazaar concluded at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa with
  Bangladesh feature film ‘Agantuk’ being named the winner of the “Prasad DI award”. The film has been
  directed by Biplob Sarkar.
• The Film Bazaar section in the IFFI is a converging point for film buyers and sellers from all across the world with     a  focus on discovering, supporting, and showcasing South Asian content and talent in filmmaking, production, and
• The Kannada film ‘Mithya’ bagged the Prasad Postproduction award, while the multilingual Nepali,
Kumaoni, and Hindi film ‘Bahadur’ won the Moviebuff Appreciation Award.

10) Which space agency has successfully injected Earth observation satellite ‘Oceansat’?

C. SpaceX



• ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has successfully injected Earth observation satellite ‘Oceansat’into a     sun-synchronous orbit, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 26th November 2022.
• The Earth Observation Satellite or the Oceansat successfully separated from the rocket and was placed into orbit.
• The Earth Observation Satellite-6 is the third-generation satellite in the Oceansat series.


11) Who has organized the 59th ABU General  Assembly 2022 in New Delhi?

A. Prasar Bharti
B. Pharmexcil
C. Indian Railways


A. Prasar Bharti

• Government of India owned public broadcaster Prasar Bharti which owns the All India Radio (AIR) and
 Doordarshan (DD) is hosting the 59th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) General Assembly 2022 from
 25th to 30th November 2022 in New Delhi.
• Prasar Bharati CEO Gaurav Dwivedi said that around 300 international delegates from 40 countries representing     50 organizations are participating in the event.
• Theme of the 59th ABU General Assembly is: “Serving the People: Media’s Role in Times of Crisis”
• Prasar Bharti was set up in 1997 by an act of Parliament.

12) ‘Sonzal-2022’ is an annual youth festival held in which state/UT?

A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. Jammu & Kashmir
D. Uttarakhand


C. Jammu & Kashmir

• Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated the annual youth festival ‘Sonzal-2022’ at the
  University of Kashmir.
• The festival is an opportunity for young artists to showcase their talents and ‘Sonzal’ provides them with a platform    to achieve the dream of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat’.
• Sonzal means Rainbow, which is a symbol of hope, inspiration, and good fortune.

13) Which country has signed the World’s ‘longest’ gas supply deal with China?

B. Qatar
C. Iran
D. Russia


B. Qatar

• Qatar Energy announced a 27-year natural gas supply deal with China.
• It is the longest such gas agreement signed till date.
• The state energy company will send four million tonnes of liquefied natural gas annually from its new North Field
  East project to China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec).






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