Daily Current Affairs For All Defence Exams | 19 November 2021 | MKC

Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab, also known as Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav or Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak. He was the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev is highly revered by the Sikh community. This is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism.

PM inaugurates the first Global Innovation Summit of the Pharmaceuticals sector

The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Global Innovation Summit of the Pharmaceuticals sector. Covid-19 pandemic has brought the Pharmaceuticals sector into sharp focus. Whether it is lifestyle, or medicines, or medical technology, or vaccines in this regard the Indian pharmaceutical industry has risen to the challenge. India showed its strength to the world by its medical sector.

UN Secretary-General appointed Shombi Sharp as UN Resident Coordinator in India

The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has appointed Shombi Sharp of the United States (US), a sustainable development expert, as the UN Resident Coordinator in India. Shombi Sharp will lead the UN team in India, and work towards India’s Covid-19 response plans to recover better for the Sustainable Development Goals.

United Nations Headquarter: New York, U.S.A

56th DGP Conference at Police Headquarters, Lucknow

Prime Minister Modi will attend the 56th Conference of Director Generals of Police (DGP) and Inspector Generals of Police (IGP) at Police Headquarters, Lucknow on 20-21 November, 2021.

This two day Conference will be held in hybrid format. All the DGP’s of States/UTs and Heads of Central Armed Police Forces and Central Police Organizations will attend the Conference physically in Lucknow. In this conference a wide range of issues including Cyber Crime, Data Governance, Counter Terrrorism challenges, Left Wing Extremism, Emerging Trends in Narcotics trafficking, Prison Reforms among others will be discuss.

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