US Treasury removes India from Currency Monitoring List.

  • In November 2022, the United States Department of Treasury has removed India from its Currency Monitoring List.
  • India had been on the list for the last two years.
  • The US has also removed Italy, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam from its List.
  • The countries that have been removed from the list have met only one out of three criteria for two consecutive reports.
  • The USA has retained China, Japan, Korea, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan as a part of its list.

India conducts 3rd Ministerial "No Money for Terror" Conference.

  • The 3rd Ministerial No Money for Terror Conference will be organised by Ministry of Home Affairs on 18th and 19th of November in New Delhi.
  • Focus: To advance the international community’s talks on countering terrorist financing held in Paris (2018) and Melbourne (2019).
  • In October 2022, India has hosted two international events - The annual General Assembly of Interpol (Delhi) and a special session of the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee (Mumbai and Delhi).

PV Sindhu launches Fit India School Week Mascots Toofan & Toofani.

  • Indian Badminton player, PV Sindhu has launched the mascots for Fit India Movement’s Fit India School Week initiative 2022.
  • The mascots are Toofan and Toofani.
  • The 4th edition of Fit India School Week will start on 15 November 2022.
  • Aim: To celebrate the fitness and sports in various forms and reaffirm its importance amongst the school fraternity.
  • Fit India Movement was launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in 2019.

CSL to build India's first hydrogen fuel cell catamaran vessel.

  • Cochin Shipyard Ltd and IWAI have signed an agreement to build India's first hydrogen fuel cell catamaran vessel for Varanasi (UP).
  • It has also signed MoU for the construction of six electric catamaran vessels for Uttar Pradesh and two for Guwahati.
  • The hydrogen fuel cell catamaran vessel will have a seating capacity for 100 passengers.
  • The electric hybrid vessels, designed for short-distance commute in riverine waters, will have seating capacity for 50 passengers.

RIL to make India's first multimodal logistics park.

  • Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has been awarded the project to build India's first multimodal logistics park (MMLP) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced that MMLP will be spread over 184 acres and cost Rs 1,424 crore.
  • The project will get adequate connecting infrastructure support through a special purpose vehicle (SPV) formed between central and state agencies.
  • The first phase of this project will be completed in two years.

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