India’s judo player Linthoi Chanambam creates history; Won gold medal at World Cadet Judo Championships in Sarajevo


1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates India’s first earthquake memorial to the nation in Kutch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated India’s first earthquake memorial Smriti Van to the nation in Bhuj , Gujarat . Smriti Van is a unique monument in which the names of more than 12,000 people who lost their lives in the devastating earthquake in January 2001 are inscribed. This monument is spread over 470 acres of land and is built on top of Bhujio hill . Earthquake Simulator in Monument It has been installed which will provide the real experience of earthquake to the visitors. Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually dedicated the “Veer Balak Memorial” built in Anjar city to pay tribute to the 1,85 children and 20 teachers who were buried alive in the rubble during this deadly earthquake. Shri Modi also inaugurated various projects costing more than Rs.4000 crore. These include the Regional Science Center at Madhapar near Bhuj, the Narmada branch canal up to Mandvi, the solar powered dairy plant at Chandrani and the Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Center in Gandhidham. He also laid the foundation stone of the Bhimasar-Anjar-Bhuj four-lane highway project with an investment of Rs 1,373 crore.

2.Union Minister of Earth Sciences Dr Jitendra Singh launched a website dedicated to Coastal Cleanliness Campaign

The Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Dr Jitendra Singh launched a website dedicated to Coastal Cleanliness Campaign . The portal will give further impetus to the Coastal Cleanliness Campaign. Dr Jitendra Singh campaign logo – Vasukialso inaugurated It is dedicated to the youth of the country taking keen interest in the campaign. The Coastal Cleanup Campaign has been designed on the model of a whole-of-government approach. Several Ministries and Departments are actively participating in this. Shri Jitendra Singh informed that over 200 tonnes of garbage, mainly single use plastics, has been removed from the beaches in the first 20 days of the 75-day Coastal Cleanup Campaign. The campaign started on July 5. So far more than 52 thousand volunteers from 24 states have registered to raise awareness about Swachh Sagar, Safe Sagar. The campaign will culminate on International Coastal Cleanliness Day on 17 September 2022.

3.PM lays virtually foundation stone of new Maruti Suzuki plants in Haryana and Gujarat

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi , addressed an event to commemorate 40 years of Suzuki in India at Mahatma Mandir , Gandhinagar . During the event, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for two major projects of the Suzuki Group in India – Suzuki Motor Gujarat Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing Facility in Hansalpur , Gujarat and Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming vehicle manufacturing facility at Kharkhoda , Haryana ., The Suzuki Motor Gujarat Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing Facility at Hansalpur, Gujarat will be set up at a cost of about Rs 7,300 crore and will manufacture advanced chemistry cell batteries for electric vehicles. The vehicle manufacturing facility at Kharkhoda in Haryana will have a capacity to manufacture one million passenger vehicles per year, making it one of the largest single site passenger vehicle manufacturing facilities in the world. Over Rs 11,000 crore will be invested in the first phase of the project. 60 percent of the vehicles manufactured by the Suzuki Group worldwide are made in India. Meanwhile, Suzuki Motor Corporation Chairman Toshihiro Suzuki has launched a new company in India – Suzuki R&D Center India .announced the establishment of He added that the Japanese company aims to enhance R&D competition and capacity not only for India, but also to benefit global markets.

4.UN General Assembly President Abdullah Shahid arrives in New Delhi on a two-day visit

Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra called on the President of the United Nations General Assembly , Abdullah Shahid , in New Delhi. Mr. Kwatra congratulated him for his visionary leadership in the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The two leaders also discussed further deepening of India’s strong bilateral ties with Maldives. UN General Assembly President Abdullah Shahid arrived in New Delhi on a two-day visit to India. As Foreign Minister of Maldives , Mr. Shahid visited India in July last year. During the visit, he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. India had supported Mr. Shahid’s candidature for the post of President of the United Nations General Assembly.

5.India’s judo player Linthoi Chanambam creates history; Won gold medal at World Cadet Judo Championships in Sarajevo

Indian judo player Linthoi Channambam has created history by winning a gold medal in the women’s 57 kg category at the 2022 World Cadet Judo Championships in Sarajevo , Bosnia and Herzegovina . 16-year-old Linthoi Channambam from Manipur is the first Indian to win gold in any category at the World Judo Championships .

6.India and US joint special forces exercise concluded in Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh

Indo-US Joint Special Forces Exercise – Vajra Prahar -2022 concluded at Bakloh , Himachal Pradesh . This joint military exercise has further strengthened the traditional friendly ties between the special forces of the two countries. This annual exercise takes place every year alternately in India and America. The 21-day-long joint exercise provides the special forces of the two countries the opportunity to conduct air operations, special operations and counter-terrorism operations under the charter of the United Nations.

7.South Korea breaks world’s record for lowest fertility rate

South Korea has again broken its own record for the world’s lowest fertility rate . According to census data, the fertility rate of this country will come down to 0.81 in 2021.Left. Experts predict that the fertility rate will drop further this year. Fertility rates have been declining since the 1970s. The fertility rate at that time was 4.53. It declined sharply after the year 2000. In the year 2018, the fertility rate was less than one percent. After six consecutive years of decline, the fertility rate declined to just 0.81 in 2021. This year it may come down to 0.8. The fertility rate in America is 1.66 and in Japan is 1.37. Fertility rate is the average number of children born to a woman during the reproductive year. According to the report of the fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) released a few months ago in India, the total fertility rate in the country has come down from 2.2 to 2.0. This shows significant progress in population control measures.

8.Devastating floods in Pakistan kill over a thousand people and displace millions

Devastating floods in Pakistan have killed more than a thousand people and displaced millions . The Pakistan National Disaster Management Authority said that 119 people died due to excessive rainfall in the last 24 hours. Thousands of people have been displaced by flash floods in north-west Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Sindh province in the country’s southeast is also badly affected by floods and thousands of people have to leave their homes.

9.Raksha Mantri approves 3rd Indigenization Inventory of Strategically Important Seven Hundred and Eighty Line Replacement Units, Sub-systems and Components

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the third indigenization list of seven hundred and eighty line replacement units, sub-systems and components of strategic importance . These will be procured from domestic industries only after the time-limit shown in the list. Earlier, two such lists were released in December last year and in March this year also. Two thousand five hundred items in these listswhich are already indigenous. Four hundred 58 items will be manufactured in the country within the stipulated time frame. Indigenous development of these line replacement units, sub-systems and components will boost the economy and reduce the dependence of PSUs on imports. This will help harness the design capabilities of the domestic defense industry and make India a leader in the design of these technologies.

10.Eight years of successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Eight years have been completed of the successful implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana . Under the National Mission for Financial Inclusion, so far more than 46 crore 25 lakh beneficiaries have deposited more than one lakh 73 thousand crore rupees in Jan Dhan accounts under this scheme. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address on August 15, 2014 , launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).was announced. Launching the scheme on August 28, the Prime Minister had called the occasion a celebration of the liberation of the poor from a vicious circle. The number of Jan Dhan accounts in March 2015 was 14 crore 72 lakh. By the 10th of this month, it has increased three times to 46 crore 25 lakh. Women are 56 percent of Jan Dhan account holders and 67% of Jan Dhan accounts are in rural and semi-urban areas. Rs 31 crore 94 lakh cards have also been issued to Jan Dhan account holders.

11.Several gram panchayats showed interest in building Amrit Sarovar after many benefits of Mangtya-Valya Thanda initiative in Telangana

Following the many benefits of the Mangtya-Valya Thanda initiative in Telangana , several gram panchayats have shown interest in building Amrit Sarovar . Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the example of Mangtya-Valya Thanda initiative to build Amrit Sarovar in his Mann Ki Baat programme . Mandal Parishad Development Officer Santosh Kumar thanked the Prime Minister for mentioning this initiative in Mann Ki Baat. The people of Scheduled Tribes live in Mangtya-Valya village.

12.Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates 4 new facilities at Central Arid Zone Research Institute (KAZRI), Jodhpur

The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar , simultaneously inaugurated 4 new facilities at the Central Arid Zone Research Institute (KAZRI) under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) , which has been rendering excellent services for more than 60 years . Union Minister of Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Kailash Chaudhary were special guests on this occasion. Agriculture Minister Tomar also inaugurated a new auditorium, agri-business nurturing centre, environment friendly waste water treatment plant and indoor sports hall at Kajri.

13.Google launches program for cyber security

Google has unveiled a program to upskill 100,000 Indian developers and researchers in cyber security . Google aims to strengthen the collective capacity of the country’s growing digital economy against cyber threats. A cyber security upskilling program has been launched for around 100,000 developers, IT and start-up professionals across the country. A multilingual user awareness campaign supported by MEITY and Digital India Corporation was launched to encourage millions of internet users to adopt better practices for secure digital transactions.

14.Indian Army is buying Zoravar tank to deal with China on LAC

In view of the military standoff with China on the LAC and the future threat, the Indian Army is going to buy Zoravar equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Zorawar is named after the ancient Indian general Zorawar Singh Kahluria who conquered Ladakh, Tibet, Baltistan and Skadru etc. In the wake of the ongoing confrontation with China in the high altitude areas along the LAC for the past two years, the Army is feeling the need for light tanks to gain an operational edge over its adversary. In this sense, ‘Zoravar’ has been designed to be deployed in different areas from high altitude mountainous areas, frontier areas to island areas.

15.AirAsia India becomes first airline to use CAE’s AI training system

AirAsia India has become the first airline to use CAE ‘s artificial intelligence-powered training system to train the airline’s pilots . CAE Simultaneous is a leading provider of technology-based pilot training solutions. CAE is headquartered in Canada. The training system adopted by AirAsia is called CAE RISE, which provides real-time data during pilot training sessions and analyzes them to deliver high quality training. The CAE Rise Simulator enables the translation of training data into valuable insights for trainers. AirAsia India Private Limited is a subsidiary of Tata Sons Private Limited and is headquartered in Bangalore.

16.RBL Bank appoints Gopal Jain, Dr. Shivakumar Gopalan as non-executive directors

RBL Bank has appointed Gopal Jain and Dr. Shivkumar Gopalan as non-executive directors . RBL Bank is working on engaging a diverse group of leaders with relevant experience to accelerate its 2.0 strategy. With the new additions, the board of the bank will have 14 members. The board of RBL Bank approved raising up to Rs 3,000 crore through issue of debt securities on private placement basis “from time to time”.

17.Jammu and Kashmir Village Defense Guard Scheme got approval

VDG Village Defense Guard i.e. ‘ Village Defense Guard Scheme 2022 ‘ for Jammu and Kashmir has been approved by the government. After getting approval from the government, this scheme has been made officially effective from August 15. The Jammu and Kashmir Home Department has given this information in one of its orders. After getting permission from the Union Home Ministry to deal with terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, the Home Department of Jammu and Kashmir has approved the preparation of VDG Scheme 2022. Let us tell you that recently a few months ago, the leaders of Jammu and Kashmir BJP along with VDG (formerly known as VDC) members met Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi and raised the demand for reorganization of Village Defense Group. Was.

18.Government of Karnataka and Isha Foundation signed an MoU to promote agriculture

Government of Karnataka and ‘ Isha Outreach ‘ have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an aim to synergize and work together the various agro-forestry promotion schemes of the State Government in the districts of Cauvery Valley covered under the ‘ Cauvery Calling ‘ campaign. . Kodagu, Mysore, Mandya, Bengaluru Rural, Chamarajanagar, Chikkamagaluru, Hassan, Ramanagara and Tumakuru districts are included in the Cauvery Valley districts. On the MoU, Additional Chief Secretary and Development Commissioner, Government of Karnataka, I.S. N. Prasad and Isha Outreach Project Director, Ambareesh Kumar. Isha Outreach, conceptualized by SadhguruThe Cauvery is a social initiative under which the ‘Cauvery Calling’ campaign is being run to revive the river Cauvery, make the soil fertile again and improve the income of farmers.

19.Net zero emissions target could boost India’s GDP by 7.3 percent by 2032: Report

If India takes the initiative to achieve the target of net zero carbon emissions only by the year 2050, then its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) can grow by 7.3 percent (US$ 470 billion ) by the year 2032 and about 20 million Additional jobs will also be created. This estimate has been expressed in a new research report. India has announced to achieve the target of net-zero emissions by the year 2070 . In this sequence, India’s economy can grow by 4.7 percent of GDP by the year 2036 from the projected baseline . In this way, by the year 2036, the total size of India’s economy can be $ 371 billion .

20.IDFC appoints Mahendra Shah as MD & CEO

Private bank IDFC (IDFC) said that it has appointed Mahendra Shah as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the bank from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023 . The bank said that the appointment is subject to the approval of the shareholders. Mahendra Shah will replace the current MD and CEO Sunil Kakkar. Whose term will end on September 30, 2022. The company has said so in an exchange filing.

21.Hero Electric ties up with Jio-BP for battery swapping and charging facility

Hero Electric has tied up with Jio-BP for charging electric two-wheelers . Under this partnership, Hero Electric customers will get access to Jio-BP’s extensive charging and battery swapping network, the electric two-wheeler company said in a statement. This facility will also be open for other vehicles. Jio BP is a joint venture between the country’s largest company Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and UK energy giant BP. Jio-BP has announced a partnership with Hero Electric to promote charging infrastructure and battery swapping for two wheeler vehicles in India.

22.Supertech’s 40-storey twin towers in Noida demolished for violating construction laws

Two forty-storey two towers of Supertech in Noida in Uttar Pradesh ‘s Gautam Buddh Nagar district – Apex and Cayenne – were demolished following the Supreme Court ‘s direction. According to Edphis Engineering , the company that demolished the towers, more than three thousand five hundred kilograms of explosives were used to bring down the twin towers about one hundred meters high.

23.UEFA Awards to Karim Benzema and Alexia Putelas

Karim Benzema and Alexia Putelas won the European Football Federation’s (UEFA) player of the year award, with Spanish clubs dominating the awards. Benzema was a strong contender to win the men’s title. He scored 15 goals in the Champions League and was instrumental in helping Real Madrid win a record 14th European title. Putelas won the UEFA Women’s Award for the second time in a row. He was instrumental in taking Barcelona to the final of the Champions League. Barcelona lost to Lyon in the final. She was to lead Spain to the European Championships in July but missed the tournament due to a knee injury.