Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 23 November 2022 - Film Bazaar, Champions of the Earth, Cristiano Ronaldo

The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur inaugurated the largest South Asian Film Market- Film Bazaar. 

Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 23 November 2022
Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 23 November 2022

Continuous Marine Water Quality Monitoring System

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Authority in collaboration with the Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, developed a continuous marine water quality monitoring system and launched an electric environmental monitoring vehicle (EV) at the port site. The monitoring station and vehicle were inaugurated by Sanjay Sethi, Chairman of the Port, in the presence of the Deputy Chairman and all the other department heads of the port.

2022 JCB Prize for Literature

Author Khalid Jawed’s ‘The Paradise of Food’ won the fifth JCB Prize for Literature 2022. The book has been translated by Baran Farooqi from Urdu. Khalid Jawed’s book ‘The Paradise of Food’ which was originally published as ‘Ne’mat Khana’ 2014, is the fourth translation to win the award and the first work in Urdu. Urdu writer Khalid Jawed received the prize money of Rs. 25 lakh along with a trophy- a sculpture by Delhi artist duo Thukral and Tagra, “Mirror Melting”.

Film Bazaar-South Asian film market

The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur inaugurated the largest South Asian Film Market- Film Bazaar. During his address at the inauguration, the Union Minister said that India is one of the largest film-making countries in the world, and the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is Asia’s biggest film festival. He added that the producers come here to engage and collaborate with the filmmakers in India which made IFFI the right platform for the initiative of Film Bazaar.

India’s Purnima Devi Barman honoured with UN’s highest environmental award

Assam’s leading conservationist Purnima Devi Barman has been awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honor, ‘Champions of the Earth’, for 2022. Barman, who is a wildlife biologist won the award along with four others from different countries for their transformative action to prevent, halt and reverse ecosystem degradation. Champions of Earth Award is given in various categories and India’s Purnima Devi Barman received it in the Entrepreneurial Vision Category, for leading the ‘Hargila Army’.

Cristiano Ronaldo leaves Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Star striker has parted ways with Manchester United. The star footballer will immediately leave Manchester United after reaching a mutual agreement with the Red Devils. Cristiano Ronaldo netted 27 goals in 54 appearances during his second spell with the club. As per the official statement by Manchester United, “The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford, scoring 145 goals in 346 appearances, and wishes him and his family well for the future.

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