Current Affairs for 20th November 2018
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AirSewa 2.0 portal and app unveiled
- The Ministry of Civil Aviation has introduced the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app for air travellers.
- Major improvements include features such as secure sign-up and log-in with social media, chatbot for travellers support, and improved grievance management.
- The web portal and application will help to capture air travellers’ feedback for policy interventions.
‘Ease of Doing Business Challenge’ launched
- The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched the ‘Ease of Doing Business Grand Challenge’ on 19 November 2018.
- The objective of this challenge is to invite innovative ideas based on Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Blockchain and other cutting-edge technology to reform Government processes.
- The platform for the Grand Challenge is the Startup India Portal.
Africa Industrialisation Day: 20 November
- ‘Africa Industrialisation Day’ is observed on 20 November every year.
- It’s a day dedicated to raising necessary awareness about Industrialisation in Africa.
- 2018 Theme: ‘Promoting Regional Value Chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s structural transformation, industrialization and pharmaceutical production’
‘World Malaria Report 2018’ released by WHO
- World Health Organisation (WHO) has released ‘World Malaria Report 2018’ on 19 November 2018.
- According to the report, India and 10 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for around 70% of estimated malaria cases (151 million) and deaths (274,000) in 2017.
- India registered a 24% decrease in malaria cases in 2017 as compared to 2016.