Daily Current Affairs For All Defence Exams | 15 November 2021 | MKC

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Children’s Day:14th November

Children’s Day is celebrated every year on 14 November to mark the birth anniversary of India’s first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. This day is popularly known as ‘Baal Diwas’ in India. The day aims to raise the awareness of the rights, care and education of children. On this day, in many schools and I institute programs are organised across the country, by and for children.

History:

Jawaharlal Nehru was India’s first Prime Minister, was famous among children and was popularly known as ‘Chacha Nehru’. After his death in 1964, it was decided that to move the celebrations of Children’s Day to November 14.

Australia wins their maiden T20 World Cup 2021 title

Australia won their maiden T20 World Cup title after defeating New Zealand in the final by 8 wickets. A target of 173 given by New Zealand to Australia. This target was not so easy but Marsh and Warner made it achievable, Australia team achieved this target in 18.5 overs. Mitchell Marsh was named as the player of the match, he scored 77.

Man of the Match: Mitchell Marsh Player of the Tournament: David Warner – 289 runs
Top wicket-takers in T20 World Cup:

Wanindu Hasaranga – SL – 16

Best Performers in T20 World Cup 2021are:

Most Runs: Babar Azam (Pakistan) – 6 matches – 303 runs

David Warner(Australia) -7 matches – 289 runs

Professor Bimal Patel of India elected to UN’sInternational Law Commission

Professor Bimal Patel of India has been elected to the International Law Commission for a period of 5 year. His term will start from January 1, 2023. He  is the Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Raksha University and a Member of the National Security Advisory Board of India. He secured 163 votes in the UN General Assembly out of 192 members. This was the highest votes received by a candidate in the Asia-Pacific Group.

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