Carlos Saura to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 53rd IFFI, Goa.

  • Carlos Saura (Spanish Film Director) will be conferred the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 at the 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Goa.
  • This announcement was made by L Murugan (MoS, Information and Broadcasting).
  • Carlos was honoured with the Golden Bear for Best Director at Berlin International Film Festival for Deprisa Deprisa in 1981.
  • Spotlight country: France
  • Opening Film: Alma and Oskar
  • Closing film: Perfect Number

Jaipur International Airport receives Aerodrome licence from DGCA.

  • Jaipur International Airport Limited has received the Aerodrome licence from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  • Earlier, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) was the licence holder.
  • Now the private player, which is operating the Jaipur airport since October 2021, has become the new licence holder.
  • The licence is given to an airport operator for ensuring complete management of the airport in accordance with the concession agreement.

World population crosses 8-billion mark: UN.

  • According to the World Population Prospects 2022 report, which was released on World Population Day (11 July), the global population reach the mark of eight billion on 15th November 2022.
  • It was also projected that India will surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023.
  • The latest projections by UN has also suggested that the global population could grow to around 8.5 billion in 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050.

G7 launches climate "Shield" fund.

  • The G7 nations has launched a plan named Global Shield at the 27th UN Climate Change Conference on November 14, 2022.
  • It is a climate fund, and provide funds to disaster-hit countries.
  • It is backed by 170 million euros in funding from Germany and 40 million euros from other donors including Denmark and Ireland.
  • The 2025 Kabaddi World Cup will be organized by England Kabaddi, Scottish Kabaddi, and the British Kabaddi League.
  • It is coordinated by Germany and the V20 group.
  • The V20 refers to the Vulnerable Twenty Group of Ministers of the Climate Vulnerable Forum.

Gaurav Dwivedi appointed as Prasar Bharati CEO.

  • A 1995-batch officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, Senior IAS officer, Gaurav Dwivedi has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharati for five years.
  • Presently, he is posted as Principal Secretary, Commercial Tax, in the Chhattisgarh government.
  • Prior to this, he was also served as the CEO of MyGovIndia, which was launched by PM Narendra Modi in 2014.
  • Prasar Bharati founded: 23 November 1997; HQ: New Delhi.

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