1.Justice Uday Umesh Lalit sworn in as the 49th Chief Justice of the country
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit was sworn in as the Chief Justice of India . President Draupadi Murmu administered the oath to him as the 49th Chief Justice of the country at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan . Justice U U Lalit has replaced Justice NV Ramana . The Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar , Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other Union Ministers were present on the occasion. Justice U U Lalit’s term will continue till November 8 this year. Justice U U Lalit was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court in August 2014 . He is after Justice Shri SM Sikri .The second is the Chief Justice , who was made a Judge of the Supreme Court directly from the Bar . Shri Sikri became the 13th Chief Justice of the country in 1971 . Justice Lalit was a member of the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee for two terms. Born on 9 November 1957 in Sholapur , Maharashtra , Justice Lalit had joined the Maharashtra and Goa Bar Council as an advocate in June 1983 .
2.Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Khadi Festival at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering at the Khadi festival at the Sabarmati River Front in Ahmedabad , Gujarat . The Prime Minister appealed to the citizens to adopt a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle by wearing Khadi. On this occasion about 7 thousand 5 hundred women artisans who came from different parts of the state used spinning wheel to spin the yarn. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the new office building of the Gujarat State Khadi Village Industries Board and the Atal Foot Overbridge over the Sabarmati River . This iconic foot over bridge connects the eastern part of Ahmedabad with the western part. Famous of Gujarat in its designKite festival has also been taken care of. Modi said Gujarat and Gandhinagar had always given love to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee . In 1996, he reached the Lok Sabha by winning from Gandhinagar with a record number of votes. An exhibition on ” Development of Charkhas ” was also organized in Khadi Utsav . It displayed 22 spinning wheels of yarn used in the country since 1920 . It also featured various modern spinning wheels with latest innovations and technology. The exhibition showcased the production of Panduru Khadi from Andhra Pradesh .
3.PM addresses Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2022
The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi , addressed the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2022 through video conferencing . The Prime Minister interacted with the participants. From Six_Pixels in Kerala, the Prime Minister inquired about his project to translate the writings of ancient temples into Devanagari. The All Girl team described the project’s findings, benefits and process. He said that his action was in response to the Prime Minister’s call from the Red Fort. It has been the constant endeavor of the Prime Minister to promote the spirit of innovation in the country, especially among the youth. Keeping this vision in mind, Smart India Hackathon (SIH) was launched in the year 2017 .was done in SIH is a nationwide initiative to provide a platform to the students to provide solutions to the serious problems of the society, organizations and government. It aims to inculcate a culture of product innovation, problem-solving and innovative thinking among the students. The growing popularity of the SIH can be gauged from the fact that the number of teams registered for the SIH has quadrupled from about 7500 in the first edition to about 29,600 in the fifth edition.
4.Anang Tal in Delhi declared as National Monument
A gazette notification has been issued to declare Anang Tal , located near Qutub Minar in Mehrauli , National Capital Territory of Delhi , as a national monument . Expressing happiness over this, Anant Vijay , head of the National Monument Authority , said that it is a proud moment for the people of Delhi. He has also thanked the Modi government. Anant Vijay said that when we visited Qutub Minar in November 2019, we came to know how historic Anang Tal is. It is a sign of Anang Pal Tomar, the founder and great emperor of Delhi and should have national importance. I am very happy if the Government of India has issued a gazette notification.
5.Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates NIA office building at Raipur in Chhattisgarh
Home Minister Amit Shah visited the office building of National Investigation Agency in Raipur , Chhattisgarh .Launched. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Shah said that the government has a zero-tolerance policy towards Left Wing Extremism and terrorism. The Home Minister expressed hope that the Center and the Chhattisgarh government together would be successful in ending Left Wing Extremism. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel was also present in the function. So far, offices of the agency have been opened in eighteen states. Shri Shah said that the agency’s offices will open in all the states before May next year. Shri Shah expressed his views on the book Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium in Raipur. The book is a collection of articles written by experts.
6.Argentina shows interest in buying Tejas fighter jet made in India
Argentina has shown interest in buying Tejas , a fighter jet made in India . External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar has welcomed the proposal for a significant expansion in mutual relations. Dr. Jaishankar and Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero chaired the Joint Commission in Bonus Aires. In the meeting, both sides stressed the importance of enhancing cooperation in the fields of defence, nuclear energy, space pharma, science and technology, yoga, climate change and economic. Both countries expressed satisfaction at the current status of mutual trade, which stood at US$ 5 trillion in 2021. Thus, India is Argentina’s fourth largest trading partner.
7.Russia blocks the adoption of the Joint Declaration on Nuclear Disarmament by the United Nations Conference
Russia blocked the adoption of a Joint Declaration on Nuclear Disarmament by the United Nations Conference . The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty aims to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons and is reviewed by 191 signatories every five years. Russia objected to a draft text, citing serious concerns over military activities around Ukraine’s nuclear plants, particularly Zaporizhzhya. The countries participating in the last review in 2015 also failed to reach an agreement. The 2022 meeting, which was scheduled to take place in 2020, was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Supported by 190 countries in 1970The Non-Proliferation Treaty commits signatory countries, including the US, Russia, France, the UK and China, to reduce their nuclear weapons stockpile and prohibits others from acquiring nuclear weapons.
8.Exports of pharmaceutical products in the country grew by 146 percent in the period April to July this year.
The export of pharmaceutical products in the country grew by 146 per cent during April to July this year as compared to the corresponding period of 2013-14 . Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has said that in the year 2013-14, the export of Rs. He said that the export of pharmaceutical products made in India is touching new heights. India’s booming pharmaceutical industry is not only a great source of innovation and job creation, but it has also become a global healthcare provider.
9.The ban on the All India Football Federation lifted after the FIFA Supreme Court dissolved the administrative committee
The International Football Federation-FIFA has lifted the ban on the All India Football Federation after the Supreme Court dissolved the administrative committee . The decision paves the way for hosting the Under -Seventeen Women’s World Cup to be held from October 11 to 30 . World football governing body FIFA suspended the All India Football Federation on 15 August for undue influence of third parties. Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said that the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 will be held as per its schedule in hosting India. The competition will be held from October 11 to 30 this year.
10.Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman said – Indian economy will grow at the rate of seven.four percent in the current financial year and next year.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman has said that the Indian economy will grow at the rate of 7.4 percent in the current and next financial year . He said that the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have projected India’s growth rate to be the fastest in the next two years. Speaking at an event in Mumbai, Ms. Sitaraman said that India is attracting new investments. However, the global situation remains challenging and it is necessary to exercise caution, he added.
11.Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog to set up more than 500 Atal Tinkering Labs in Jammu and Kashmir
Atal Innovation Mission-AIM And NITI Aayog will set up more than five hundred Atal Tinkering Labs to promote innovation among the students of higher schools of Jammu and Kashmir . Atal Tinkering Lab is a flagship program launched with the objective of promoting the mindset of innovation among the students of higher schools across India. It aims to bring various demographic benefits of India to 34 states and union territories in an environment of innovation.
12.In Nagaland, the second railway station on the Dhansari-Shekhuvi railway line has opened after more than a hundred years.
The state has got its second railway station on the Dhansari-Shekhuvi railway line after a gap of more than one hundred years after the Dimapur railway station in Nagaland in 1903 . Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio flagged off the first passenger train , Donai Polo Express , from Shechuwi Railway Station . This railway station is part of Dimapur Zubza Rail Project . With the construction of this railway station, passengers of Nagaland and Manipur have got an alternate rail route. The people of Nagaland and other neighboring states will be greatly benefited by Shekhuvi Railway Station.
13.Chromosome called CSA6: Indicator for treatment of fungal infections
According to a recent study, researchers have identified a chromosome called CSA6 which is responsible for the fungal infection candidiasis.which often affects intensive care unit (ICU) patients, cancer patients and immunosuppressive patients. Candida albicans is a species of fungus known to cause high rates of morbidity and mortality during treatment for certain immunodeficiency conditions such as AIDS or cancer. It lives in the mucosal surface of the gastrointestinal (gastrointestinal) and urogenital (urogenital) ducts of healthy individuals. In addition, it turns into a pathogenic component under weakened immune-conditions, causing damage to the host defense surface as well as causing systemic life-threatening infection of the patient. .
14.Earth Ganga Project
Recently , the Director General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga discussed about the Arth Ganga project during the World Water Week 2022 . ‘Arth Ganga’ means sustainable development model with focus on economic activities related to Ganga .is to be developed. In the first meeting of the National Ganga Council (NGC) that was held in December 2019, the Prime Minister focused on economic activities related to the river Ganga as well as converting the ‘Namami Gange’ project into a sustainable development model like ‘Earth-Ganga’. requested to convert. Under Arth Ganga, the government is working on six verticals: The first is zero budget natural farming, which covers 10 km on either side of the river. chemical free farming and promotion of cow dung as manure through GOBAR-DHAN scheme. The second is monetization and reuse of waste and waste water, including reuse of treated water for irrigation, industries and revenue generation for urban local bodies (ULBs). Arth Ganga will also include opportunities for livelihood generation by making haats where people can use local produce, Sell medicinal plants and Ayurvedic products. Fourth is to increase public participation by increasing synergy among the stakeholders associated with the river. The model will promote cultural heritage and tourism in and around the Ganga through boat tours, adventure sports and yoga activities. The model will promote institutional development by empowering the local administration for proper water administration.
15.Paddy plants dwarfed in Punjab and Haryana due to SRBSDV
Recently, a mysterious disease affected the paddy crop , causing ” dwarfing ” of paddy plants in Punjab and Haryana . Scientists consider ‘ Southern Rice Black-Streaked Dwarf Virus ‘ (SRBSDV) to be the dominant virus affecting southern China , where it was first introduced in the year 2001 .was reported in. Typical symptoms of rice dwarf disease are dwarfing of the plant and appearance of white chlorotic spots on the foliage. The height of dwarf plants is reduced by 1/2-1/3 of the height of normal plants. These plants had shallow roots and were easily uprooted. Such plants were observed in farmers’ fields in almost all cultivated varieties. Plant dwarfism is commonly reported to be 10% to 25% and in some cases to more than 40%. The incidence of dwarfism was more pronounced in early sown paddy crops, irrespective of the variety.
16.India will have 1.8 lakh km by 2025. Highway, 1.2 lakh km. Railway Line
The length of national highways in the country will reach 1.8 lakh km by 2025 . At the same time, the railway line will be 1.2 lakh kilometers. This estimate Bank of America Securities Indiaincluded in a report. The report said that the number of national highways and railway lines in the country to be built during the decade ending in 2025 will be much more than the cumulative construction done between 1950 and 2015. Between 1950 and 2015, only 4,000 km of national highways were constructed in the country, taking the total length to 77,000 km in 2015. However, these are expected to cross 1.8 lakh km by 2025 i.e. the total length of highways is projected to more than double in a period of ten years. Regarding the railway network, the report said that till 1950, only 10,000 km of railway lines were laid in the country, which reached 63,000 km in 2015 and it is expected to reach 1.2 lakh km by 2025. It was told that in 1995, the port capacity in the country was only 777 MTPA, which increased to 1 in 2015.
17.Yogi government will set up country’s first night safari in Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has given a big gift to the people of the state. The Yogi government will build the country’s first night safari and biodiversity park on the lines of Singapore in the capital Lucknow . There are 13 open day safaris in the country, but not a single night safaris. In this regard, the Minister of Tourism and Culture said that on the lines of Singapore’s world’s first night safari, a night safari will be developed in 350 acres in Kukrail forest area spread over an area of 2027.46 hectare and a zoological park will be set up in 150 acres.
18.RBI removes restrictions on American Express
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has removed the restrictions on American Express . American Express will now be able to add new domestic customers to its card network. RBI said the restrictions imposed on the addition of new domestic customers have been lifted with immediate effect in view of the satisfactory compliance of the instructions on storage of payment system data by American Express. The RBI had imposed restrictions on American Express Banking Corporation for non-compliance with the instructions on data storage of payment systems, which came into effect from May 1, 2021.
19.Researchers at IIT Guwahati discover new way to find sugar substitute from sugarcane waste
A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has developed a new method to produce sugar substitute from sugarcane waste . Sugar substitute xylitol can be prepared from the bagasse released after crushing sugarcane . Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati have developed a novel method of fermentation with the help of ultrasound. They claim that the xylitol prepared in this way is a safer alternative to sugar.
20.UNESCO and Royal Enfield partnered to protect India’s cultural heritage
Royal Enfield and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have joined hands to promote and protect India’s cultural heritage starting from the Himalayas . The program is designed as an experiential and creative display of Cultural Heritage (ICH) practices in the Western Himalayas and North Eastern Region. It consists of an exhibition, panel discussions, film screenings, performances and lecture-demonstration.
21.Former CEA KV Subramaniam appointed India’s executive director at IMF
Former Chief Economic Adviser of India KV Subramaniam has been appointed as the Executive Director of India at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) . KV Subramaniam will replace eminent economist Surjit S Bhalla, who was appointed as India’s executive director on the board of the IMF in 2019. Subramaniam’s term will begin from November and will continue for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Let us inform that the tenure of eminent economist Surjit S Bhalla as ED IMF is ending on October 31, 2022. Bhalla was appointed as the Executive Director of India on the board of IMF in the year 2019. He succeeded Subir Gokarn, former deputy governor of RBI, who passed away in the US on July 30.
22.Bank credit up 14.2 per cent in June quarter: RBI
Bank credit grew by 14.2 percent year-on -year in the April-June quarter of the current financial yearhappened. This had increased by six per cent during the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year. According to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, there was a growth of 10.8 per cent in loans in the last quarter of the last financial year. This information was given by the RBI in the ‘Quarterly Data on Deposits and Credit of Public Sector Banks for June 2022’. These data are collected from all Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs). This includes Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), Small Finance Banks (SFBs) and Payments Banks (PBs). As per the data, “The growth in credit has been broad-based. Credit growth doubles during June, 2022 across all population groups (rural, semi-urban, urban and metropolitan), all groups of banks (public-private sector banks, foreign banks, RRBs and SFBs) and banks across all regions of the country. The Reserve Bank said that the growth in total deposits during the last five quarters on a yearly basis was from 9.5 to 10. within the 2 percent range. Moreover, the share of current account and savings account deposits in total deposits has been increasing over the last three years (42 per cent in June 2020, 43.8 per cent in June 2021 and 44.5 per cent in June 2022).
23.India has adequate forex reserves and can handle debt pressure: S&P
S&P Global Ratings said India has sufficient foreign exchange reserves to enable the country to bear debt pressure . Andrew Wood, director of S&P Sovereign and International Public Finance Ratings, said in a web conference – India Credit Spotlight-2022 that the country’s external ledger is strong and external debt is limited. So repaying the loan is not very expensive. S&P Global Ratings said the rating agency does not expect near-term pressures to have a serious impact on India’s creditworthiness. The rupee has depreciated nearly seven per cent against the US currency this year, though the rupee has outperformed other emerging markets.
24.17 year old boy flew 250 hours plane through 52 countries
17-year -old teenager Mac Rutherford arrived in Bulgaria ‘s capital, Sofia , after breaking the current world record for the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world. His achievement has been recognized by Guinness World Records and he was given two certificates soon after landing. Rutherford took off from Sofia on March 23 this year and landed his plane in the Bulgarian capital after flying through 52 countries and traveling for nearly 250 hours. Bulgaria was the starting and ending point of his journey due to the sponsorship of the Bulgarian company ICDsoft.
25.MCA accepts merger of BPCL and Bharat Gas
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) 100% Subsidiary, Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL)merged with the parent company. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) issued a decree authorizing this merger. As per the terms of the merger proposal, the authorized share capital of BOCL is combined with the authorized share capital of BGRL as on date. The core business of Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL) is gas sourcing and sales. In order to simplify the corporate structure and combine the assets and liabilities of Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL) and BPCL, It was created to develop city gas distribution network in different geographical locations. There is no listing of equity shares of Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL) on any stock exchange. The total authorized share capital of Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL) as of today is amalgamated with the authorized share capital of BPCL in accordance with the terms of the scheme of merger of BPCL and Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL). Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL) was incorporated in June 2018.
26.Name of all 23 AIIMS including Delhi will be changed
The government has proposed to name all 23 All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) , including Delhi , after local heroes, freedom fighters, historical events or monuments of the region. Most of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have submitted the list of names after the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare sought suggestions in this regard. An official said that AIIMS are known by their common names and are identified only by their specific location. In fact many AIIMS are in operation while others are being set up under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY).
27.India won the Under-18 Asian Volleyball medal after 14 years
The Indian men’s volleyball team won a medal after 14 years in the tournament by defeating South Korea in the bronze medal match of the 14th Asian Under-18 Championship 2022 held in Tehran , Iran . The Indian team won the bronze medal by defeating South Korea 25-20, 25-21, 26-28, 19-25 15-12 in a thrilling five-set match. Ashish Swain, Aryan Balyan Khush Singh and Karthik Sharma played important roles in India’s victory. This is India’s fifth medal in the Asian Under-18 Volleyball Championship. Earlier, India had won a bronze medal here in 2008 as well. With this, India has also qualified for the FIVB World Under-19 Championship.
28.The pair of Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty had to be content with the bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships.
Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty had to settle for a bronze medal at the BWF World Badminton Championships in Tokyo . In the semi-finals, the Indian pair lost 22-20 18-21 16-21 to Malaysia ‘s Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik .
29.International dog day
International Dog Day is celebrated on 26 August . International Dog Day was organized for the first time on 26 August 2004 . This day is celebrated to explain the importance of dogs. The sense of smell in dogs is 40 times greater than that of humans. This is the reason why dogs are used in drug identification, murder case investigation etc. Dogs have 18 muscles that control their ears, the age of a dog is 10 to 15 years but its brain is the same as that of a 2 year old child.