NMDC secures first position in four categories at PRSI Awards 2022


1.Elon Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has become the new owner of Twitter . Musk has made a deal of $ 44 billion i.e. 3368 billion rupees to buy this micro blogging site . Twitter’s independent board chairman Brett Taylor gave information about the deal with Musk in a press release at 12.24 pm Indian time. Musk will have to pay $ 54.20 (Rs 4148) for every share of Twitter. He already has a 9% stake in Twitter. He is the largest share holder of Twitter. After the latest deal, he will have 100% stake in the company and Twitter will become his private company.

2.First Naval Commanders’ Conference begins in New Delhi

The first naval commanders’ conference began in New Delhi . All operational and field commanders of the Indian Navy are participating in the four-day conference. Major operations, materials, logistics, human resource development, training and administrative activities will be reviewed during this period. The conference will focus on measures to enhance the combat capability of the Navy and make operations more effective and efficient. Measures to enhance indigenization through ‘ Make in India ‘ will be deliberated upon by the Commanders . The conference will also discuss the dynamics of the geo-strategic situation in the region in the backdrop of recent international developments. The Commanders’ Conference is being held at the new state-of-the-art center in the Defense Office Complex in New Delhi.

3.7th Raisina Dialogue begins in New Delhi

The seventh Raisina Dialogue has begun in New Delhi . European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said that as a vibrant democracy, India and the European Union share the same fundamental values ​​and interests. Delivering the keynote address at the inaugural session of the 7th Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi, he said that India and the European Union believe in each country’s right to determine its own destiny, rule of law and fundamental rights. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries were present at the inaugural session of Raisina Dialogue. Several former prime ministers and other dignitaries from different countries are also participating in the event. The main themes of the three-day dialogue are Terranova, Impassed, Impassioned and Inspired . in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign AffairsThe Observer Research Foundation is the organizer of this dialogue. This dialogue is organized every year for wide-ranging discussions on various issues related to international policy.

4.PM to address 90th anniversary celebrations of Sivagiri pilgrimage in Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 90th anniversary of the Sivagiri pilgrimage and the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Brahmo Vidyalaya in Kerala . In a tweet, Shri Modi said that he is proud of the contribution of the monuments of Sivagiri Math in various fields. Shri Modi said that the Math has popularized the teachings of Sree Narayana Guru and has done great work in health care, education and service. Sivagiri Pilgrimage and Brahmo Vidyalaya both great social reformer Shree Narayan GuruWith the protection and guidance of The Sivagiri pilgrimage is organized every year for three days from 30 December to 1 January at Sivagiri, Thiruvananthapuram. This pilgrimage was started by some devotees in 1933, but has now become one of the major events in South India. Sree Narayana Guru envisioned teaching the principles of all religions equally. To realize this vision, the Brahma Vidyalaya of Sivagiri was established. The Brahmo Vidyalaya offers a 7-year course on Indian Philosophy including the works of Sree Narayana Guru and texts from all the important religions of the world.

5.Dr. Mandaviya inaugurates 7th International Conference on Drugs and Medical Devices Sector

The Union Health Minister, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the 7th International Conference on Drugs and Medical Devices Sector in New Delhi . He congratulated the pharmaceutical industry for its success in the country’s struggle against the COVID pandemic. Dr Mandaviya said that India’s management during the pandemic is the subject of a global study. He said that the global community is appreciating India’s efforts for the world’s largest vaccination campaign. Dr Mandaviya said that so far more than 187 crore anti-Covid vaccines have been administered in the country.

6.Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said – Government has set a target of eradicating malaria by 2030

Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya has said that the government is working on a comprehensive plan to eradicate malaria and tuberculosis from the country. He said that the government aims to make a country free from tuberculosis by 2025 and malaria by 2030 . In a program organized in New Delhi on the occasion of World Malaria Day , Dr. Mandaviya said that the Health Ministry will soon launch a campaign to eradicate tuberculosis and malaria. The Health Minister said that since 2015, there has been a reduction of 86 percent in malaria and 79 percent in deaths due to tuberculosis.

7.Ministry of Civil Aviation organizes yoga practice program Yoga Prabha

The Ministry of Civil Aviation organized Yoga Prabha , a yoga practice program at Safdarjung Airport , New Delhi . Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr VK Singh inaugurated the event. More than nine hundred employees participated in the yoga practice program. The yoga guru of Morarji Desai Yoga Sansthan taught various yoga exercises, asanas and pranayama. On the initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi , the United Nations General Assembly took a historic decision in the year 2014 to celebrate the International Day of Yoga on 21st June .

8.NMDC secures first position in four categories at PRSI Awards 2022

National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDC) secured the first position in four categories in the Public Relations Awards 2022 presented by the Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) . NMDC Limited is a state-owned mineral producer. It is involved in the exploration of iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, etc.

9.Defense Minister Rajnath Singh honored the veterans of 1971 war in Assam

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh felicitated over 300 war-veterans of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War in Assam on 23 April 2022 . Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also released the book ‘ The Bravehearts of 1971 ‘ on the occasion. The war was an armed conflict between West Pakistan (now Pakistan) and East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). As a result Bangladesh got independence from Pakistan.

10.Tripura unveils new industrial scheme to attract investors

The Tripura government has made massive changes in the Tripura Industrial Investment Promotion Scheme (TIIPIS) to attract investments and pave the way for rapid economic growth in the state . The upper limit for receiving state subsidy on MSME investment has been increased to Rs 1 crore . Earlier the subsidy limit was Rs 60 lakh.

11.Four years have passed since the second phase of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan.

The second phase of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan has completed four years on 25th April . This campaign was started with the objective of bringing about a paradigm shift in the rural development processes. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is an ambitious program of the Ministry of Education with the objective of connecting higher educational institutions with a cluster of at least five villages so that these educational institutions can contribute to improving the economic and social status of the people of the village with their knowledge and experience. . It also aims to involve teachers and students of higher educational institutions in understanding the rural realities. Seven hundred forty eight institutions are participating under this scheme. In the second phase, six hundred and five educational institutions have been selected, out of which three hundred and thirteen are technical and 292 non-technical institutions.

12.Gujarat CM facilitates MoU between CSIR and iCreate to harness India’s technological strength

iCreate (International Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology) , the premier technology incubator of the Government of Gujarat and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) , the premier research and development body of the Government of India , chaired by the Chief Minister of Gujarat , Shri Bhupendra Patel .A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Under the MoU, CSIR and iCreate envisage to set up a collaborative support system for credible tech start-ups in the country by providing joint resources for entrepreneurs and innovators. This partnership will also encourage scientific innovation and marketability of high-tech start-ups. In addition, iCreate will help set up new incubators in the identified CSIR laboratories. Such start-ups will utilize the equipment, facilities and scientific manpower of CSIR. CSIR will provide intellectual property support to promote budding entrepreneurs and explore ways to financially support India’s innovative start-ups.

13.APEDA to co-organize the 36th edition of Aahar 2022 at Pragati Maidan from 26th to 30th April

In order to tap the immense potential hidden in the food and hospitality sector , Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in collaboration with India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) will be hosting Asia’s largest B2B international event at Pragati Maidan from 26 to 30 April 2022. Food and Hospitality Fair Food 2022is organizing. Keeping in view the appeal of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s ‘Local for Vocal’ and Self-reliant India, APEDA is organizing the 36th edition of AAHAR with the theme of “Geographical Indication Products” as APEDA GI certified agricultural products. focusing on promoting exports. It is to be mentioned that more than 150 food and agricultural products have been registered as GI by GI Registry out of which 123 GI products come under the category of APEDA till March, 2022.

14.Ministry of Civil Aviation and Government of Himachal Pradesh signed MoU for construction of airport at Nagchala in Mandi

Ministry of Civil Aviation and Government of Himachal Pradesh has established a Greenfield Airport at Nagchala in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of The new airport at Nagchala in Mandi is being developed under the Greenfield Airport Policy of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. For this a joint venture company has been formed between the State Government of Himachal Pradesh and the Airports Authority of India. The estimated land requirement for this airport is about 515 acres. Also, the project is estimated to cost around Rs 900 crore excluding the cost of land. In Himachal Pradesh, 3 airports i.e. Shimla, Kullu and Kangra and 5 heliports i.e. Kangnidhar, Shimla, Rampur, Baddi and SASE (Manali) have been developed or are under construction.

15.POSOCO has tied up with IIT Delhi for research

The Northern Regional Load Despatch Center of Power System Operation Corporation Limited (Posoco) has collaborated with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) to encourage research on issues related to India’s power sector and strengthen interaction between academia and industry. Signed the Memorandum of Understanding. The goals of the partnership are to improve academia-industry interaction with the goal of knowledge sharing and capacity building through collaboration, as well as promoting research on topics related to India’s power sector, such as data science or data analysis, Support services for grid operations, short term demand and RE forecasting using artificial intelligence and machine learning, dynamic security assessment, phase measurement and unit analytics.

16.Ganga Quest 2022 Competition

In 2019, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in association with Tree Craze Foundation launched Ganga Quest which is an online quiz. This year’s Ganga Quest started on 7th April, 2022 and so far more than one lakh people, especially children have participated. 22 May, which is celebrated as International Day for Biological Diversity, is the last day of this quiz. The winners of this competition will be announced with a live quiz on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, 2022. Ganga Quest can be played on the website http://www.clap4ganga.com. The registration of Ganga Quest 2022 started on 22 March 2022 on the occasion of World Water Day. Ganga Quest 2022 is being played on four themes and they are:

  • The nectar festival of freedom and the meaning of the Ganges,
  • Famous Places and Personalities and Physical Geography
  • Governance and Current Affairs
  • Flora and Fauna and Pollution / Water Treatment Technology.

17.Perseverance photographed a solar eclipse on Mars

NASA ‘s Perseverance Mars rover captured a video of the eclipse on Phobos , one of Mars’ two moons . This video captured by Perseverance is the highest-frame-rate observation and the most zoom-in video of a solar eclipse ever captured from the surface of Mars. This Mars eclipse has given scientists a new perspective on subtle changes in the Moon’s orbits. The moon Phobos is moving very slowly towards Mars and they will collide millions of years from now. One of the main objectives of this rover is to look for signs of ancient microbial life on Mars. This rover is analyzing and studying the rock, regolith and dust of Mars.

18.Capgemini India CEO Ashwin Yardi joins UNICEF Yuvah Board as Co-Chair

Yuvah in India (Generation Unlimited India) announced that Ashwin Yardi , CEO of Capgemini in India, has joined the organization, starting immediately with Yasumasa Kimura , a UNICEF representative, as the co-chair of the organization. The YuWaah Board will now serve as the decision-making body, with most of the founding partners and board members providing the time and resources to help the YuWaah Secretariat with money and functional expertise.

19.Of. Ale. Rahul equals Rohit Sharma’s record for most centuries in Twenty20 cricket

Of. Ale. Rahul has equaled Rohit Sharma ‘s record for most centuries by an Indian player in Twenty20 cricket . IPL. Rahul achieved this feat in the match between Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants . Rahul and Rohit now have six centuries each. After this, Virat Kohli has scored five centuries, while Suresh Raina has four centuries to his name.

20.Andre Rublev of Russia wins singles title of Serbia Open tennis tournament

Andre Rublev of Russia has won the singles title of the Serbia Open tennis tournament . He defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-2, 6-7, 6-0 in Belgrade. This is the third title of the season for Rublev. Earlier, he had won the Marseille and Dubai tennis tournaments. Rublev has equaled Rafael Nadal’s record for most titles won in 2022.

21.The 24th Summer Olympics for the Deaf will be held in Brazil from May 1 to 15

The 24th Summer Olympics for the Deaf will be held in Caxias do Sul , Brazil from 1 to 15 May . Of these, 39 men and 26 women will represent India. For the first time such a large number of players from India are participating in these games. President of Paralympic Committee of India Deepa Malik congratulated the players participating in these games.

22.world malaria day

Every year on 25 April , ‘World Malaria Day’ is organized by the World Health Organization to spread awareness about the deadly disease like malaria at the global level . Various activities and programs are organized on World Malaria Day, the purpose of which is to establish cooperation between government and non-governmental organizations, communities and general public to spread awareness about malaria. The theme of World Malaria Day 2022 is ” Use innovation to reduce the burden of malaria disease and save lives “. idea of ​​world malaria day africa malaria daywas developed from. Africa Malaria Day is basically an event that has been celebrated by African governments since 2001, it was first organized in the year 2008. In the year 2007, during the 60th session of the World Health Assembly, a resolution to convert Africa Malaria Day to World Malaria Day was passed. It is a mosquito-borne disease caused by ‘Plasmodium parasites’. This parasite is transmitted through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. According to the ‘World Malaria Report’ 2020, around 229 million cases of malaria are reported annually globally. However, the report states that India has made significant progress towards eradicating malaria. According to the report, India is the only highly endemic country, which has registered a decline of 17.6 percent in the year 2019 as compared to the year 2018. According to the World Health Organization,

23.April 25: Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand

Anzac Day is celebrated every year in Australia and New Zealand on 25 April . The day is observed as a National Day of Remembrance which remembers all those New Zealanders and Australians who died in war, conflict and peacekeeping missions. ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps . The day was originally planned to honor members of the New Zealand and Australian forces who served in the Gallipoli Campaign . The Gallipoli Campaign was the first military campaign of World War I. This happened in the Gallipoli Peninsula between 1915 and 1916. It is often considered the beginning of the national consciousness of Australians and New Zealanders.

24.International Representative Day: 25 April

World International Representative Day every year on 25 AprilCelebrates. The day is celebrated to raise awareness about the actions of the representatives and representatives of the member states in the United Nations. Delegates attend meetings of the United Nations to represent their countries. Representatives speak and vote on their country’s behalf in the United Nations General Assembly and others outside, such as the United Nations Security Council, unless a high-ranking politician is present. The representatives are elected by their respective governments. As a result, they act in the best interest of the government they work for. international representative day, It is celebrated to mark the anniversary of the first day of the conference in San Francisco also known as the United Nations Conference on International Organization. For the first time, representatives of 50 countries gathered in San Francisco on 25 April 1945. This conference was organized after the devastation of World War II. The purpose of which was to establish an organization by representatives to restore world peace and to set rules on the post-war world order.

25.24 April: International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace 2022

The International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace was established on 12 December 2018 through resolution A/RES/73/127. In order to promote and uphold the three pillars of UN peace and security, development and human rights, it is important to preserve the values ​​of multilateralism and international cooperation that reflect the UN Charter and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. To address the growing challenges of protectionism and separatism, the international norms and rules-based systems that have guided states for seven decades must rise to the occasion. Climate change, geopolitical conflicts, humanitarian and migration crises are global concerns that go beyond the beliefs and interests of states, requiring collective attention and action. political and socio-economic scenario as well as inter-state connectivity,

26.Japan’s Ken Tanaka dies at 119, France’s Lucille now oldest

Japan ‘s Ken Tanaka , the world’s oldest person , has died at the age of 119 . He died on 19 April. After his death, now Lucille Rendon (Sister André) of France has become the oldest person in the world. His age is 118 years 73 days. Ken was born on January 2, 1903, in the Fukuoka region of southwest Japan . He was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest person in the world at the age of 116 in March 2019 . In September 2020, Japan made him the oldest person in Japan at the age of 117 years 261 days.Agreed. Now Lucille Rendon (Sister André) of France has become the oldest person in the world. He was born on 11 February 1904 in South France. She lives in a nursing home in Toulon.

27.Senior Congress leader K.Shankar Narayanan passes away in Palakkad

Senior Congress leader K.Shankar Narayanan passed away in Palakkad (Kerala). He was nineteen years old. The veteran Congress leader served as the governor of six states including Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Nagaland . He also became a minister several times during the AK Antony and K Karunakaran governments. Governor Arif Mohammad Khan and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly V D Satheshan condoled the death of Sankaranarayanan.

28.Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep grief over the demise of noted writer Binapani Mohanty.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the demise of noted writer Binapani Mohanty . In a tweet, Shri Modi said that Binapani Mohanty made an invaluable contribution to Odia literature . His popular works were translated into various languages. Shri Modi expressed his condolences to his family and fans.