1.Padang, a site associated with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Singapore, declared as the 75th National Site
Padang , a site associated with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Singapore , was declared the 75th National Site . Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose from Padang gave the slogan of Delhi Chalo in July 1943 . Singapore celebrated its 57th National Day on 9 August . National Heritage Board of Singapore Padang will henceforth be protected due to its strong national, historical and social significance and will receive a high degree of protection under the Sites Conservation Act, the U.S. said in a release. Notification has been issued for this. Padang has special significance for the Indian community living in Singapore. Here the Indian soldiers had established their first camp. From this place, Netaji addressed thousands of soldiers of the Azad Hind Fauj several times and gave the slogan of ‘Dilli Chalo’. After the war, Netaji established the Azad Hind Fauj Memorial in the south of Padang .
2.Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigns
Bihar Chief Minister and Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar has submitted his resignation tothe state governor Fagu Chauhan . In Bihar, Janata Dal United hassevered its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party . This hascleared the way for the formation of a new government in the state with the support of the Rashtriya Janata Dal and the Congress . Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress have submitted their letters of support to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the formation of the new government. In Bihar Legislative Assembly of two hundred 43 members , Rashtriya Janata Dal 79 , BJP 77 , Janata Dal United 45 , Congress 19The Left parties have 16 members and the Hindustani Awam Morcha has four members.
3.FAO launches a project for soil mapping to promote efficient use of fertilizers
Recently the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has digitally mapped soil nutrients in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Central America to promote the efficient use of fertilizers.A project has been started to At the same time, it will organize and improve the soil mapping of the past. Soil mapping is a process of depicting natural bodies of soil, classifying and grouping the depicted bodies into map units, and displaying facts related to soil in order to interpret and depict the spatial distribution of soils on a map. It will provide information about the required nutrients according to our soil and crops. Apart from this, it will increase the effectiveness of fertilizers by reducing wastage while using them. Under this UN project, soil nutrients are being digitally mapped in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and Central America to increase the efficient use of fertilizers. The project is being operated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
4.Three years of ‘One Nation, One Card’ scheme completed
The ‘ One Nation, One Card ‘ scheme has now been implemented across the country. In this , Assam is the latest state to join in June 2022 . ONORC was launched on August 1, 2019 as a pilot project in four states. It has completed three years . Under the ‘ One Nation, One Ration Card ‘ scheme, people coming under the purview of the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA 2013) can now avail subsidized food grains anywhere in the country.(Subsidised Ration) can be obtained. Even if the ration card is from another state, the poor will get the benefit of this scheme. This system will enable all NFSA beneficiaries, especially migrant beneficiaries, to receive full or part of their entitlement food grains from any Fair Price Shop (FPS) in the country through existing ration cards with biometric/Aadhaar authentication. allows.
5.Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah launched bringing cooperative unions on the government procurement portal
Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah launched the bringing of cooperatives on the Government procurement portal- GeM in New Delhi . 589 cooperative unions have been found eligible for this portal. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Shah said that it is an important day for the cooperative sector. He said that there can be no better medium than GeM to bring transparency in business. Shri Shah said that 29 crore people are associated with cooperatives. He appealed to all cooperative societies to join GeM with their products.
6.NCW offers bilingual entrepreneurship program for women in association with IIM Kozhikode
National Commission for Women in association with Center of Excellence for Social Innovation (CESI) , Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode , has organized professional training for women entrepreneurs .who want to start their entrepreneurial career. Apart from this, it has also offered to start a program of mentoring women entrepreneurs who wish to expand their business. As part of the Commission’s effort to strengthen and build entrepreneurial abilities among women entrepreneurs, it has created an online training program to provide women entrepreneurs with access to the knowledge and skills needed to develop and sustain enterprises. has done. Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs in two programs to suit their current career and skills; ‘ Basic Program in Entrepreneurship ‘ for those entering the field of entrepreneurship and ‘ Advanced Program in Entrepreneurship ‘ for those wishing to grow their businesses’ can choose between. The four-month programs will include lectures, discussions, entrepreneurship talks and consultations with various subject matter experts.
7.US National Institute of Science Director Sethuraman Panchanathan calls on Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Sethuraman Panchanathan , Director of the US National Institute of Science-NSF , met Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in New Delhi and discussed India’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics-STEM study plan under the National Policy on Education 2020 . During the meeting, Shri Panchanathan expressed his desire for wider and deeper cooperation of NSF in the field of education and skills. On the other hand Shri Pradhan appealed to enhance the cooperation of NSFs with NITs, Central Universities and State Universities.
8.Nixie offers dot in and dot bharat domain registration under ‘Har Ghar Digital, Har Jeevan Digital’ campaign for one year at Rs.
National Internet Exchange of India – NIXI under the ‘ Har Ghar Digital, Har Jeevan Digital ‘ campaign is offering dot in and dot bharat domain registration for one year at Rs . The campaign is dedicated to the country’s 75th Independence Day and the offer will be available till 20th of this month. Nixie said the initiative aims to encourage the use of dot.in and dotbharat domain names and the dissemination of vernacular content on the Internet.
9.Lok Sabha passes New Delhi International Arbitration Center Amendment Bill
The Lok Sabha has passed the New Delhi International Arbitration Center Amendment Bill-2022 . This bill will replace the New Delhi International Arbitration Center Act-2019 . The name of this act has also been changed. This will now be known as the India International Arbitration Center Bill . Under this bill, the facility of international and domestic arbitration and consultation will be available. Responding to the discussion on the Bill, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said that India will now become a great center of arbitration. Referring to the number of pending cases in the country, he said that about five crore cases are pending in various courts. Of these, 80 per cent of the cases are pending in the lower courts.
10.Tata Steel to spend Rs 3,000 crore on Vande Bharat
Tata Steel is planning to spend Rs 3,000 crore on research and development by 2026 . According to Tata Steel Vice President Debashish Bhattacharya , the company’s composite section has received an order to provide seats for 22 trains of Vande Bharat Express . To further facilitate the travel of passengers on Indian Railways, Tata Steel is meticulously planning everything from the best seats to the design for the state-of-the-art train Vande Bharat. The fully indigenously developed Vande Bharat train will be able to run at a speed of 130 kmph. It is one of the fastest trains in the country.
11.RBI imposes monetary penalty of Rs 2.33 crore on Spandana Sphoorti Financial
RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 2.33 crore on Spandana Supply . In the case of Spandana Sphoorti, the RBI said the action was taken in view of the company’s failure to comply with the guidelines on pricing of credit of non-banking finance companies-Micro Finance Institutions.
12.Commonwealth Games 2022: Emma McKeon of Australia won more medals than 56 countries alone
28-year-old swimmer Emma McKeon from Australia has created a unique record in Commonwealth Games 2022 as she has won more medals from 56 countries/territories in the 2022 Commonwealth Games . He won one bronze, one silver and six gold medals in swimming in various events at the Commonwealth Games . The Commonwealth Games 2022, a 12-day-long sports festival in Birmingham, England, has concluded. 72 countries from around the world took part in the Commonwealth Games (CWG 2022) or Birmingham 2022, which started from 28 July to 8 August.
13.Indian team announced in Asia Cup cricket tournament
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the team for the Asia Cup tournament . The competition will take place in the United Arab Emirates from the 27th of this month . Rohit Sharma is the captain of the team and K. Ale. Rahul will be the vice-captain. Virat Kohli will also be a part of the 15-member squad. The Asia Cup tournament, in a Twenty-Twenty format, will be played from 27 August to 11 September. Six teams will participate in the tournament. India’s first match will be against Pakistan on 28 August.
14.International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: 9 August
The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on 9 August every year around the world . It highlights the role of indigenous people and the importance of protecting their rights. UNESCO celebrates this day by sharing information on projects and activities in line with the annual theme of the day. In the year 2022, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is being observed under the theme “ Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Dissemination of Traditional Knowledge ”.
15.August 8: Anniversary of Quit India Movement
August Kranti Diwas is celebrated every year on 8 August in India , in which tribute is paid to the revolutionaries who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle against the regime. Also the teachings given by the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi are remembered. On this day in 1942, the foundation of Quit India Movement was laid by Mahatma Gandhi . Since independence, 8 August is known as Kranti Diwas and in Bombay where it was started by hoisting the flag, it is known as Kranti Maidan . When World War IIEven after taking help from India, the British did not fulfill their promise to liberate India and when the Cripps Mission (March 1942) also failed, then on 8 August 1942, Mahatma Gandhi called for the end of British rule and Quit India Movement started. The resolution of this movement was passed at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee on 8 August, which paved the way for a mass movement to achieve independence. As the Quit India Movement was launched in the month of August, it is also known as August Movement or August Kranti. On 8 August 1942, as a harbinger of India’s independence, the Quit India Movement was launched at the historic Gowalia Tank Maidan in Mumbai, now known as August Kranti Maidan.