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National Current Affairs November 3rd Week 2021

 Noida International Airport Inaugurated By PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for Noida International Airport (NIA) in Gautam Buddh Nagar on November 25, 2021.
PM Modi came to Jewar, Uttar Pradesh, accompanied by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia, to lay the groundwork.
♦ Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the project`s Swiss concessionaire Zurich International Airport AG, is developing the airport near Jewar.
Noida International Airport has an area of more than 1300 hectares. After completion, the airport`s first phase will service around 1.2 crore people per year. The first phase of the project is expected to be finished in 2024.
♦ The Noida International Airport is being built under the PPP model by Yamuna International Airport Pvt Ltd (YIAPL) in collaboration with the Uttar Pradesh Government and the Indian Government.
♦ The project`s estimated cost is between Rs 1500 and Rs 20000 crore. The project`s first phase is being built at a cost of roughly Rs 10,050 crore.
♦ The airport is 72 kilometres from Delhi`s Indira Gandhi International Airport and 40 kilometres from Noida.

National Current Affairs November 2nd Week 2021

 Purvanchal Expressway Launched By PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Purvanchal Express, a 341-kilometer train line in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
♦ The highway, which connects the state capital of Lucknow with Ghazipur, is expected to cost Rs 22,500 crore to build.
♦ In a military transport plane, PM Modi arrived at the Purvanchal Expressway airfield. 
♦ The Expressway`s main feature is a 3.2-kilometer-long airstrip that allows Indian Air Force fighter jets to land and take off in an emergency.
Purvanchal Expressway:
♦ The Purvanchal Expressway runs from village Chaudsarai in the Lucknow district to Haidaria village, 18 kilometres east of the Uttar Pradesh-Bihar border, on National Highway 31.
♦ The expressway is now six lanes wide, although it can be extended to eight lanes in the future.
♦ The eastern region of Uttar Pradesh, particularly the districts of Lucknow, Barabanki, Amethi, Ayodhya, Sultanpur, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau, and Ghazipur, would benefit from this highway.

 Pochampally One of the Best Tourism Villages

Pochampally in Telangana has been chosen as one of the top tourism villages in the state.



♦ The United Nations World Tourism Organization named Pochampally hamlet in Telangana`s Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district as one of the top tourism villages.

♦ Pochampally is recognised for its famous hand-woven Ikat saris (UNWTO). 

♦ The prize will be presented on December 2 at the UNWTO`s 24th General Assembly in Madrid.

♦ The UNWTO pilot initiative`s finest tourism villages aims to recognise villages that are great examples of rural destinations and demonstrate best practises in accordance with its evaluation criteria. 

♦ It also intends to help villages increase their rural tourism potential by providing training and access to improvement possibilities.


 In the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament, the Centre intends to repeal all three farm laws enacted in 2020.

According to constitutional and legal experts, the administration will need to introduce a bill in Parliament to repeal the three agro-laws that have been the subject of farmer protests over the last year.

♦Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in his speech to the country that the three farm laws will be repealed and that the constitutional process to do so will be finished in the Winter session of Parliament, which begins later this month.

♦According to former Union Law Secretary P K Malhotra, repealing a law is the same as passing a law under the Constitution. "To repeal the three laws, the administration will need to introduce legislation. There isn`t any other option "P D T Acharya, the former Secretary General of the Lok Sabha, remarked.

♦In response to a question, Acharya stated that the government may repeal all three laws with a single bill.