Current Affairs November 2022: Read below the most important current affairs for 14 November 2022. Current affairs for all competitive exams, see here.
National Education Day 2022
National Education Day is observed in India on the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was the first education minister of independent India from 1947 to 1958. This is observed around all educational institutions to raise awareness about the importance of literacy. The Ministry of Human Resource Development sets a different theme for National Education Day every year. This year's theme is "Changing Course, Transforming Education."
Government launches India’s first national repository for life science data
Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh on November 10, 2022, unveiled India’s first national repository for life science data, generated from publicly-funded research in the country. The Indian Biological Data Centre (IBDC) which is established at the Regional Centre of Biotechnology has a data storage capacity of four petabytes. It is also home to the ‘Brahm’- High-Performance Computing Facility. As per Union Minister Jitendra Singh, the Indian Biological Data Centre (IBDC) is committed to the spirit of data sharing as per FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable) principles.
India to host Women’s World Boxing Championships in 2023
The IBA Women's World Boxing Championship will be held in India in 2023. An MoU was signed between the International Boxing Association (IBA) and the Boxing Federation of India at a press conference in New Delhi (BFI). The Memorandum of Understanding was signed in the presence of IBA President Umar Kremlev and BFI President Ajay Singh. World champion Nikhat Zareen also spoke at the event.