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First cow hospital inaugurated in Assam
Current Affairs Headlines of 24th November, 2020

→ A cow shelter in Assam’s Dibrugarh inaugurated Northeast’s first-ever cow hospital on 22 Nov 2020 on the occasion of Gopashtami.

→ An app called OFish has been developed by Mumbai-based geospatial data analytics startup Numer8.

→ Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) has bagged an order from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation(DMRC).

→ Blackstone India senior Managing Director Amit Jain is set to quit ahead of the launch of US private equity giant’s $5-billion Asia fund in 2021.

→ Byju’s will raise $200 million in a fresh funding round from US investment firms BlackRock and T. Rowe Price at a valuation of $12 billion.

→ Department of Fisheries presents Fisheries Sector Awards for the first time on the occasion of the ‘World Fisheries Day’, to recognise their accomplishments in the field and their contribution into the growth of the sector.

→ In Tennis, Daniil Medvedev beat Dominic Thiem to win ATP Tour Finals, the biggest title of his career.

→ Indian Navy (IN) Ships including indigenously built ASW corvette Kamorta and missile corvette Karmuk participated in the exercise.

→ Indian Navy has got its ninth Boeing P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft, part of the nearly $1 billion deal with the US for four additional planes signed in 2016.

→ Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala presented Doctor of Science honorary doctorate upon ISRO Chairman K Sivan on 21 Nov 2020.

→ Kumbh Mela will be held in its divine form at Haridwar in 2021 despite the practical problems arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

→ Life Insurance Corporation of India has launched a digital application for agents for onboarding to get a life insurance policy.

→ Noted Telugu poet, journalist, scriptwriter, and Kendra Sahitya Academy award winner Shaik Khaja Hussain, popularly known as Devi Priya, passed away.

→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhyachal region in Uttar Pradesh via video conference.

→ Satish Dhupelia, the South African great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, succumbed to COVID-19, in Nov 2020.

→ The 15th G20 Summit was held under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia.

→ The 2nd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise SITMEX-20 was conducted from in the Andaman Sea.

→ The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released its biannual ‘Worldwide Cost of Living (WCOL)’ report of the World’s Most Expensive Cities in 2020, based on their cost of living.

→ The government has approved 28 Food Processing Projects worth over 320 crore rupees.

→ The US space agency NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully launched ‘Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite’, to monitor the rising global sea level.

→ The Uttarakhand forest department has dedicated the newly-built Moss Garden to the people, claiming that it is the country’s first such garden, spread over 10 hectares in Kumaon’s Nainital district.

→ Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah has been honoured with the 2020 Aditya Vikram Birla Kalashikhar Puraskar at annual Sangit Kala Kendra Awards. 

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