Today Current Affairs 26 November 2022

1) India’s efforts to sanction perpetrators of 26/11 terror attacks blocked for ‘political reasons’: Ruchira Kamboj.
The UN Ambassador For India, Ruchira Kamboj’s remarks were an apparent reference to China’s repeated holds on bids by India and the U.S. to blacklist Pakistan-based terrorists

2) Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur inaugurated a Water Sports Center in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.

3) Kavignar Subbu Arumugam, who popularised Villupaattu, a folk art of southern districts, across Tamil Nadu, passed away at age 95.

4) Power Foundation of India in association with Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) organised a campaign to create awareness on Agni Tattva under LiFE – Lifestyle for environment.

5) At the 36th National Games, Sikha Chauhan of Madhya Pradesh won the gold medal in women’s kayak event.
Vilayat Hussain of J&K won a silver medal in Canoe Slalom Men’s Kayak event.

6) The Ministry of Rural Development on Friday, will start a month-long, nationwide, community-led campaign against “gender-based discrimination”. The campaign will be targeting rural women and will be undertaken through the Self Help Groups registered with the government.

7) Pooja Patel of Gujarat has become the first athlete to win gold in Yogasana at the 36th National Games.
Yogasana is one of the five sports to be played at the National Games this year for the first time.

8) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari along with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath jointly inaugurated the 81st annual session of the Indian road Congress in Lucknow.

9) Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh unveiled the curtain raiser to the Fifth Assembly of the International Solar Alliance along with side events to be held in New Delhi from October 17-20, 2022.

10) SBI General Insurance Company has announced the appointment of Kishore Kumar Poludasu as its new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer.

11) Ali Bagheri Kani, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of Iran, met with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during his visit to New Delhi. Both sides discussed the development of Chabahar Port

12) External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar held the 13th Foreign Ministers’ Framework Dialogue with his Australian counterpart Penny Wong in Canberra.

13) Former banker Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan took charge as the fourth whole time member (WTM) in the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI).

14) Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation multiple projects worth over Rs 8000 crore at Amod, Bharuch in Gujarat.