Franca Ma-ih Sulem Yong gets UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Prize for 2022.

  • The 2022 Edition of UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize has been given to Franca Ma-ih Sulem Yong from Cameroon.
  • She is a President of the NGOs #Afrogiveness and Positive Youths Africa.
  • Reason: For the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence.
  • The Prize is named after its benefactor, former Indian artist, writer and diplomat Madanjeet Singh (1924-2013) who was also a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.
  • This award is awarded every two years to individuals.
  • Prize money: US$ 100,000

14th Dalai Lama receives 2022 Gandhi Mandela Award.

  • The 14th Dalai Lama was conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 at Thekchen Choeling McleodGanj, in Dharamshala.
  • The award was presented by Himachal Pradesh governor, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar.
  • The Tibetan spiritual leader is the recipient of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Gandhi Mandela Award:
    • It has constituted an international prize, the Gandhi Mandela Award.
    • The foundation instituted the award on the 150th birth anniversary of MK Gandhi.

21st World Congress of Accountants held in Mumbai.

  • ICAI has hosted the 21st World Congress of Accountants 2022 from November 18-21, 2022 at Jio World Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • The 4-day event was inaugurated by Om Birla (Speaker of Lok Sabha) and attended by the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal.
  • Theme 2022: Building Trust Enabling Sustainability.
  • WOCA has been organised in every four years since 2002.
  • WCOA has been held under the auspices of the International Federation of Accountants.

India's Jindal wins Botswana coal-fired power plant project.

  • India's steel, mining, and infrastructure company, Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) has won the tender to build a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Botswana.
  • It is the only fossil fuel-based power plant the Southern African country plans to procure in the next 20 years.
  • Under the project, Jindal will finance the plant and recouping its investments from selling electricity to the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC).

South Western Command conducts "SHATRUNASH" in Rajasthan.

  • South Western Command of the Indian Army has organised Integrated Fire Power Exercise named SHATRUNASH at MFFR in Thar desert, Rajasthan.
  • During the exercise, Indian army has used multi farious firing platforms in an integrated manner involving both ground & aerial manoeuvres.
  • Various actions included ion of troops, offensive ground actions involving comprehensive coordination incorporating contemporary technologies in a multi domain environment.

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