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1.Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Sanjay Arora appointed as the next Commissioner of Police of Delhi

Sanjay Arora , Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police and a 1988 batch officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, has been appointed as the next Commissioner of Police of Delhi . Mr. Arora was appointed Director General of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police in August last year and took charge of the force guarding the India-China Line of Actual Control on September 1. The tenure of Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana is coming to an end.

2.Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said – 5G telecom services in the country will start from October this year

Union Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnav has said that the five-G telecom services will be available in the country from October this year . Shri Vaishnav said that the government will allot the spectrum immediately after the auction of 5G spectrum. After this, five-G services will start from October. He said that the 5G services are expanding at a very slow pace all over the world. Compared to many other countries, 5G services will start in India much faster. Regarding the high value of these services, he said that the government will intervene in this matter and the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited – BSNL will balance the market.

3.Chabahar Day convention begins in Mumbai

Union Minister of Shipping Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister of State Shripad Nayak at the Chabahar Day Conference in Mumbaiinaugurated. Representatives from Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan were present on the occasion. Chabahar port is the main pillar connecting India’s Indian Pacific region with Eurasia and the Indian Ocean region. The port is also a part of the International North-South Transport Corridor network connecting India. Jalil Islami, deputy head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, said that the Chabahar port has an important role in the economic development of India and Iran. The opening of this trade route will open new avenues for India and Eurasian countries. He said that Iran has given special exemption to enhance the activities of trade cooperation between India and Iran through Chabahar Port.

4.Fourth military exercise between India and Oman to be held in Al-Najah Rajasthan

The fourth military exercise between India and Oman will be held at the Foreign Training Node of the Mahajan Field Firing Range in Al-Najah , Rajasthan . A contingent of the Royal Army along with sixty jawans of the Oman Parachute Regiment has reached the exercise site. The soldiers of the Eighteenth Mechanized Infantry Battalion will represent the Indian Army. Earlier, the military exercise between the two countries was held in Muscat from 12 to 25 March 2019. This exercise will continue till 13th August. Its aim is to increase defense cooperation between the armies of the two countries. This will also boost the mutual relations between the two countries.

5.India and Vietnam Army’s 3rd joint exercise EX WINBAX-2022 will be held at Chandi Mandir, Chandigarh

The third edition of the Vietnam – India bilateral military exercise EX VINBEX 2022 will be held from 01 Aug to 20 Aug 2022 at Chandi Mandir . It will run till 20th August. This military exercise is a sequel to the first bilateral military exercise held in Vietnam in 2019 and is a major event towards strengthening bilateral ties between India and Vietnam. India and Vietnam share a comprehensive strategic partnership and defense cooperation is a key pillar of this partnership. Vietnam is an important partner in India’s Act East policy and Indo-Pacific vision. The theme of Ex Vinbacs – 2022 is the placement and deployment of an engineer company and a medical team as part of the UN team for peacekeeping operations.

6.Vice President Venkaiah Naidu presents Presidential Flag to Tamil Nadu Police

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu presented the President’s Flag to Tamil Nadu Police and released a special cover on the occasion. The Presidential Flag is the highest honor given to the military, paramilitary forces and police forces of states and union territories. Shri Naidu congratulated the Tamil Nadu State Police on receiving the coveted Presidential Flag. Tamil Nadu is the first state in South India to receive this flag . The Vice President said that Tamil Nadu ranks second in the list with the highest number of women in the police force and is the first state to have a women commando force. Shri Naidu said that Tamil Nadu is the only state that has a separate police unit to investigate smuggling of idols and statues.

7.’Chief Minister Mahtari Nyay Rath’ Yatra started from Karsa village in Chhattisgarh

On the initiative of Chhattisgarh State Commission for Women, Chief Minister Mahtari Nyay Rath Yatra has been started with the aim of making the women of the state aware about their constitutional rights and laws and to increase their confidence . Chief Minister Mahtari Nyay Rath Yatra started from Karsa village of Patan block of Durg district . Chief Minister Shri Baghel flagged off ‘Chief Minister Mahtari Nyay Rath’ from Karsa village on the occasion of Hareli Tihar.

8.Healthy Environment Declared “Human Right”

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) recently passed a resolution that recognizes a healthy environment as a human right.recognizes as. India has voted in favor of this resolution. According to this resolution the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment has become a human right. The United Nations General Assembly passed this resolution on 28 July 2022. Out of 193 members, 161 members voted in favor of it. Belarus, China, Cambodia, Russia, Syria, Ethiopia, Iran and Kyrgyzstan abstained from voting. India has voted in favor. However, it is concerned about the process and essence of the resolution. It recognizes the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human right. It ensures that the promotion of the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment requires the full implementation of multilateral environmental agreements in accordance with the principles of international environmental law.

9.Pranay Verma appointed as the new Ambassador of India to Bangladesh

Senior diplomat Pranay Verma has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh . This is considered an important appointment in view of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries. He is currently the Ambassador of India to Vietnam. The Ministry of External Affairs made this announcement. He will replace Vikram Doraiswamy. In addition to Washington DC, Ambassador Pranay Kumar Verma has held diplomatic posts in Kathmandu, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Beijing.

10.Rare 170-carat pink diamond discovered in Angola

A rare 170-carat pure pink diamond has been discovered from a mine in the African country of Angola . It is the largest pink diamond ever found in the last 300 years. This information has been given by an Australian mining company. The Lukapa Diamond Company and its partners discovered the rare stone at the Lulo mine in Angola. It has been named Lulo Rose i.e. Rose of Lulo. The Lucapa Diamond Company said in a statement to investors that it is one of the largest pink diamonds ever found in history.

10.39th meeting of Central Zoo Authority organized

The 39th meeting of the Central Zoo Authority was held at the National Zoological Park, New Delhi under the chairmanship of the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupendra Yadav . Highlights of the meeting included the release of two publications – the National Genealogy Book for Snow Leopard (Studbook) and CZA’s quarterly newsletter, Ex-Situ Updates. The members were apprised of the following activities of CZA during the financial year 2021-22:

  • 18 zoos were evaluated, 10 masterplans approved for zoos.
  • 69 national and 10 international animals were acquired/transferred for conservation breeding and conservation education purposes in Indian zoos.
  • Management Effectiveness Assessment (MEE-Zoo) of zoos (for the first time in the world) has been conducted in 39 accredited zoos (large and medium zoos).

The Central Zoo Authority (CZA), a statutory body under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, is http://cza.nic.in/. It was established in 1992 through an amendment to the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, with the objective of monitoring the functioning of Indian zoos and supporting wildlife conservation strategies through separate measures. The guiding objective of the CZA is to ensure best practices for the housing, maintenance and health care of captive animals in Indian zoos. Currently, the CZA recognizes 147 zoos.

11.Time limit for grievance redressal reduced from 45 days to 30 days

The time limit for redressal of public grievances has been reduced from 45 days to 30 days . Giving this information, the Union Minister of State, Dr Jitendra Singh said that this decision is a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to emphasize on effective implementation of Public Grievance Redressal Mechanism along with redressal of grievances within the shortest possible time. It also endeavors to provide maximum possible satisfaction to the complainant. The Minister said, an OM (Operations, Administration and Management) issued by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) also states that a complaint received from a citizen will not be closed unless an appeal is filed against him. does not get settled. Last year, the DARPG reduced the maximum time limit for resolution of public grievances from 60 days to 45 days.

12.Maharashtra Government is committed to bring light in the lives of rural people by organizing festivals like Har Ghar Urja in tribal areas.

Recently, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has said that the state government is committed to bring light in the lives of rural people by organizing Har Ghar Urja Utsav in tribal areas . In a message to Ujjwal Bharat-Bright Bhavishya-Power@2047 , the energy festival organized at Shahpur in Thane district of Maharashtra, the Chief Minister emphasized on the expansion of the program across the state. Energy festival was organized in Shahpur in connection with the 75th year of India’s independence. However, Maharashtra has always been a leader in the energy sector in the country. Along with this, the government has decided to install pre-paid smart meters, which will benefit one crore 66 lakh electricity consumers, while the central government has planned to install underground cables for coastal districts.

13.Google Maps launches ‘Street View’ service in India

Google Maps recently launched its “Street View Service” in 10 cities in India in collaboration with two local companies Genesys International and Tech Mahindra . Earlier, the government did not allow panoramic images of roads and other sites to be shown, highlighting security reasons. Street View services will be available on Google Maps. For this service, fresh imagery has been licensed from local partners covering over 150,000 km across ten cities in India. The 10 cities where this service has been launched include; Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Nashik, Hyderabad, Vadodara, Amritsar and Ahmednagar. Google plans to expand the services to more than 50 cities by the end of 2022.

14.Gujarat Semiconductor Policy 2022-27 launched

The Government of Gujarat recently unveiled a dedicated ‘ Gujarat Semiconductor Policy 2022-27 ‘. The policy aims to create at least 2,00,000 new employment opportunities in five years . Gujarat first state in India to issue a dedicated semiconductor policyIs. The government has also proposed to develop a special ‘Semicon City’ as a part of the Dholera Special Investment Zone. Under the Gujarat Semiconductor Policy 2022-27, the Gujarat government will provide huge subsidies on electricity, water and land charges for entrepreneurs who are interested in investing in semiconductors or manufacturing displays in Gujarat. The objective of this policy is to make the state the first in developing the electronics system design and manufacturing ecosystem. This will aid in effective and timely execution of eligible projects to establish a strong semiconductor and display fabrication ecosystem. It also aims to develop a ‘Semicon City’. According to this, Additional capital assistance will be provided on 40% of the capital assistance to be provided by the Central Government for the approved projects under the Bharat Semiconductor Mission. The projects approved under the Central Government’s Design-Linked Incentive Scheme will not be eligible for benefits under the new policy. 75 percent grant will be given to the eligible projects on the purchase of first 200 acres of land in a special investment area. At the same time, 50 percent subsidy on the cost of land will be given on additional land for upstream or downstream projects.

15.Mosi-o-Tunya: Zimbabwe launches gold coin to curb inflation

Recently, Zimbabwe launched gold coins named “ Mosi -oa-Tunya ” to control inflation in the country . The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe announced the launch and distributed 2,000 coins to commercial banks. In July, the annual inflation rate rose to 190%, and thus the central bank interest rate doubled to 200%. Zimbabwe has been facing high inflation for the past decade. Efforts are being made to control it in many other ways. In 2022, the Zimbabwean dollar declined in value against major currencies. As a result, the black marketing of US dollars by citizens in Zimbabwe started. Thus, Zimbabwe launched new gold coins to control dollar black marketing.

16.IIT Madras to create open-source AI for Indian languages

“ Nilekani Center at AI4Bharat ” was launched on July 29, 2022 to build open-source AI for Indian languages . It was launched by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT) Madras. AI4BharatThe Nilekani Center will work to advance Indian language technology. With a grant of Rs 36 crore through Nilekani Philanthropies, Rohini and Nandan Nilekani are supporting the centre. During its launch ceremony, a workshop was organized for students, researchers and start-ups to discuss the resources available for building Indian language technologies. AI4Bharat is an initiative of IIT Madras. It has been started to make an open source language AI for Indian languages. Over the past two years, a team led by Dr. Mitesh Khapra, Dr. Pratyush Kumar and Dr. Anoop Kunchukuttan has contributed to Indian language technology, Including state-of-the-art models for machine translation and speech recognition. This has been aligned with the objectives of Digital India Bhashini Mission. Digital India Language Mission was launched with the objective of making available all the services and information to the citizens in their own language. In India, there is a rich diversity of languages, which need to be kept pace with the expanding digital world.

17.Crypto jacking reaches record high in 2022

According to recent reports, crypto jacking has reached a record high in 2022 . In the first half of 2022, the number of global crypto jacking has increased by about USD 66 million compared to 2021 . Crypto jacking is a type of cybercrime that involves the mining of cryptocurrencies through a hacked computer.Is performed. Due to this, cybercriminals are developing and distributing crypto mining malware. When malware is loaded onto a compromised device, it creates new coins. However, it creates vulnerabilities in web browsers and browser extensions. Typically, cybercriminals are using the Log4j vulnerability to attack the cloud. Crypto jacking is a less risky attack than ransomware or any other type of cybercrime.

18.’Internet in India’ report 2022 released

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) recently released its report titled “ Internet in India ”. According to this report, around 346 million Indians do online transactions including digital payments and e-commerce.We do. India has overtaken the US, which has a digital transaction population of 331 million. According to this report, digital transactions have increased by 51% due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, 230 million people were involved in digital transactions. Male internet users are more than female users in rural and urban areas. Internet users are mostly involved in activities like social media, entertainment and communication across India. Apart from this, the use of OTT platform is more in rural India. However, the penetration of online gaming, digital payments, e-commerce is more in urban areas of India. At present, there are 692 million active internet users in the country. Of these, 351 million are from rural areas and 341 from urban areas. According to IAMAI, the number of internet users in India is likely to reach 900 million by 2025.

19.Parle Biscuit India’s No.1 FMCG Brand for 10 Years

Biscuit Brand Parle India’s No. 1 FMCG Brand for 10 Yearsmade up. This has been revealed in the annual Brand Footprint Report of Kantar India. According to Kantar India’s annual Brand Footprint Report, biscuit brand Parle remained the most chosen amongst the Fastest Growing Consumer Products (FMCG) brand in India in 2021. On the basis of Consumer Reach Point (CRP) of Kantar, it has been named as the most selected FMCG brand in 2021. Parle has achieved a 14 per cent increase in consumer reach points in 2021 as compared to 2020. After Parle Biscuit, the list includes Amul, Britannia Plus, Clinic Plus and Tata Consumer Products brands. Parle continues to top for the 10th year with a consumer reach point score of 6531 (million). For the last 10 years, Kantar has been releasing the footprint ranking of the brand. Amul’s CRP has increased by 9 percent during this period. While Britannia’s CRP has increased by 14 percent. Packaged food brand Haldiram has entered the top-25 of the CRP club and is at number 24.

20.India House to be set up in Paris Olympics 2024

Reliance Industries (RIL) has joined the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to set up India House for the first time at the Paris Olympics 2024 .partnered with. The RIL-IOA partnership is focused on enhancing the performance of Indian athletes. They will also support national sports federations. The RIL-IOA partnership will build on India’s reputation as a global sporting nation with the goal of hosting Olympic Games in the future. As a part of this partnership, RIL will support Indian athletes in major multi-sport events such as the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games. Ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympics, India is scheduled to host the 140th prestigious IOC session in June 2023 at the Jio World Center in Mumbai. The IOC session coincides with the 75th year of independence. It will celebrate India’s contribution to the Olympic Movement while highlighting the role of sport in India.

21.President, Vice President and Prime Minister congratulate Jeremy Lalrinnunga for winning the Commonwealth Games Gold Medal

President Draupadi Murmu , Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated Jeremy Lalrinnunga for winning the gold medal in the men’s 67 kg weightlifter category at the Commonwealth Games . Jeremy Lalrinnunga won the second gold medal for India at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games . Jeremy dominated the men’s 67kg category, lifting a total of 300kg (140kg and 160kg). 19-year-old Jeremy from Aizawl holds the snatch (140kg) and total weight (300kg) records for the Games. This is India’s fifth medal in weightliftingIs. Earlier, Mirabai Chanu (Gold), Sanket Sargar (Silver), Bindiyarani Devi (Silver) and Gururaj Pujari (Bronze) won medals.

22.Coca-Cola ties up with Neeraj Chopra to promote Limca Sports

Coca-Cola , the world’s largest beverage producer, is all set to launch a no-fizz and low sugar avatar of its popular drink Limca under the name Limca Sports . Let us tell you that India’s gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has been signed for its promotion . Coca-Cola is focusing on healthy products in the drinks segment globally. At present, the company has products like Low Sugar Juice and Coke-Cola Zero in this segment. Coca-Cola in collaboration with its bottling partner in India will increase production capacity by 40 percent in the coming time. For this the company will invest about one billion dollars.

23.Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla lays foundation stone of synthetic track at Srinathapuram Stadium in Kota, Rajasthan

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla laid the foundation stone of synthetic track at Srinathapuram Stadium in Kota , Rajasthan . The track is being constructed under Khelo India at a cost of Rs 7 crore . Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Birla said that the synthetic track will provide better facilities to the players. He said that the players have to face a lot of problems during the rainy days. The players were demanding the creation of a synthetic track. A synthetic track is an artificial track made of a special rubber. The synthetic surface provides a flat surface for athletes to showcase their mettle in sporting events in any weather.

24.world ranger day

World Ranger Day is celebrated every year on 31 July . The day is observed to commemorate the rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate the work done by rangers to protect the natural and cultural heritage of the world. World Ranger Day provides an opportunity to support their important work, which ranges from environmental campaigns to education. The day is also an important occasion to pay tribute to the Rangers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The International Ranger Federation (IRF) was established on this day in 1992. World Ranger Day was created by the International Ranger Federation and was first organized in 2007.

25.The mortal remains of both BSF jawans who were martyred in Congo reached Delhi airport

The mortal remains of both the BSF jawans who were martyred in the African country of Congo have reached the Delhi airport. Both the martyrs are Savla Ram Vishnoi from Barmer in Rajasthan and Shishupal Singh from Sikar . Union Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary paid homage to both the martyrs at the airport. The last rites of both will be performed in their village with full state honors.