1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Shree Annapurnadham Trust’s Hostel and Educational Complex at Adalaj, Gujarat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the hostel and educational complex of Shri Annapurna Dham Trust at Adalaj, near Ahmedabad in Gujarat , through video conference . The Prime Minister also performed Bhoomi Pujan of Hiramani Arogya Dham of Jan Sahayak Trust on the occasion. This complex will be ready at a cost of Rs 50 crore. The academic complex and hostel have one hundred and 50 rooms for accommodation and food for six hundred students . Other facilities for Gujarat Public Service Commission and Union Public Service Commission examinationsTraining centre, e-library, conference room, sports hall, television room and primary health facilities for students are included. Jan Sahayak Trust will develop Hiramani Arogya Dham which will have dialysis facility for 14 persons at a time and round the clock blood bank, medical store and modern pathology laboratory for health check-up. The Dham will also have a Day Care Center with advanced facilities for Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Acupuncture and Yoga Therapy. It will have facilities for first aid training, technical training and training of doctors.
2.Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat addressed the ‘India Water Vision-2040’ conference
Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat addressed the National Water Summit ‘ India Water Vision-2040 ‘ in Mumbai . Jal Shakti Minister appealed for conservation of every drop of water. He said that it is necessary to understand the importance of water conservation to achieve the goal of self-reliance. He reiterated that every household will have a drinking water connection by 2024. In the conference, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat released a booklet titled ‘Water Warriors’ on successful irrigation projects. Individuals and organizations working for water conservation programs were also felicitated.
3.India and ADB signed agreement for a project worth $ 2 million in 16 cities of Nagaland
A project agreement between India and the Asian Development Bank-ADB in 16 district headquarters cities of Nagaland was signed today at a cost of $ 2 million . Under this, loans will be provided by ADB for the development of infrastructure capable of dealing with the adverse effects of climate change in cities, institutional capacity enhancement and better use of municipal resources.
4.First consultation on West Asia and North Africa region held between India and France
The first consultation between India and France on the West Asia and North Africa region was held through virtual mode. It was co-chaired by French Ambassador Anne Guéguen and Dr. Pradeep Singh Rajpurohit , Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs . Both sides held wide-ranging discussions on their respective priorities, issues of mutual interest. Key issues including political, security, economic and trade areas in the Middle East and North Africa region were discussed during the meeting. Both sides also agreed to further strengthen their cooperation in this area and to continue discussions from time to time.
5.Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the Quiz Competition-Curiosity under the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri organized a quiz competition to celebrate Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi – Curiositylaunched. Jigyasa aims to create awareness about the rich cultural heritage, civilization, literature, architecture and knowledge of ancient India. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri said that Jigyasa is a unique competition of its kind in the spirit of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, in which about 20 million people are expected to participate globally. He said that this competition would give a golden opportunity to the participants to hone their talents. Jigyaasa is powered by state-of-the-art technology, backed by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Each winner of Jigyasa will get a scholarship of Rs 10 lakh. Jigyasa will be available on the website www.akamquiz.com. Jigyaasa will also be available on an application, which can be downloaded from Google-Play Store called Jigyaasa Quiz.
6.University Grants Commission is going to allow students to have two full time degree programs simultaneously
The University Grants Commission-UGC is going to allow two full-time degree programs to the students simultaneously . The chairman of the commission, Prof. M. Jagdish Kumar gave this information. Professor Kumar said that students can pursue two academic programs from the same university or different universities simultaneously either in offline or online mode. He said that with this, students can easily acquire new knowledge in various subjects. He said that various points of National Education Policy have been implemented across the country and UGC is also trying to implement them. He said that the guidelines in this regard would be implemented soon.
7.Army Chief inducts indigenously developed special types of vehicles into defense service
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen MM Naravane along with Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Manoj Pandey is on a two-day visit to Pune . The Army Chief commissioned the first set of indigenously developed Quick Reaction Fighting Vehicle Medium (QRFV) , Infantry Protected Mobility Vehicle (IPMV) and Ultra Long Range Observation during a ceremony held at Bombay Engineer Group and Center on 12 April 2022. Did. Which has been developed from an advanced system by Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) as well as Monocoque Hull Multi Role Mine Protected Armored Vehicle developed by Bharat ForgeHe was also appointed to the service.
8.Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia flagged off the flight of the first made in India Dornier aircraft
Union Civil Aviation Minister Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Pema Khandu flagged off the first Made in India flight Dornier Do-228 under the scheme to connect Airports and Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG) in Northeast India . This flight will operate from Dibrugarh in Assam to Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh and finally to Lilabari in Assam . Public sector airline Alliance Air has roped in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) , a central public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence , to operate Dornier aircraft manufactured in India.made an agreement with This aircraft has been called Hindustan Aircraft . With this, Alliance Air has become the first commercial airline to fly an Indian-made aircraft in civilian operation . The deployment of indigenously made Do-228 will be done in a phased manner. In the first phase, two Hindustan aircraft will be deployed in Dibrugarh, connecting Tezu, Pasighat and Ziro. In the second phase of the programme, it is planned to connect Mechuka, Tuting and Vijoy Nagar. In the next 15 days, the airline will connect Tezu and after that the air service to Ziro will be started within 30 days.
9.Archaeologists identify megaliths of Assam
Recently, archaeologists have identified 65 large sandstone urns (megaliths) believed to be used for rituals at four sites in Hasao district of Assam . Some jars are long and cylindrical, while others are partially or completely buried in the ground. Some of them were up to three meters high and two meters wide. Some of the urns have carvings for decoration, while others are plain. Dima Hasao by British civil servants James Philip Mills and John Henry Hutton for the first time in Assam in the year 1929The urns were observed at six sites in Derebor (now Hojai Dobongling), Kobak, Kartong, Molongpa (now Melange Puram), Ndunglo and Bolasan (now Nuchubunglo). Two more sites were discovered in the year 2016. In the year 2020, four more sites were discovered by the Department of History and Archeology at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya. 546 urns were found at one site, Nuchubanglo, which was the largest such site in the world. In the year 2020, the State Department of Archaeology, Chennai had identified 250 Cairn-Circles from the Kodumanal excavation site in Erode district of Tamil Nadu.
10.5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has expressed interest (EoI) for the “ 5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program (VEPP) ” initiative to build a strong collaboration partnership amongst 5G use-case ecosystem stakeholders.is invited. 5G is the 5th generation mobile network. It is a new global wireless standard after 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G networks. This enables a new type of network that is designed to connect almost everything together, including machines, objects, and equipment. Internet speed in the high-band spectrum of 5G has been tested as 20 Gbps, while the maximum internet data speed in 4G has been recorded as 1 Gbps in most cases. The 5G VEPP is an initiative where DoT will “facilitate necessary approvals, regulatory clearances to enable prototype, pilot, demo, testing of a use case in a user or vertical industry premises”. DoT will facilitate access to experimental spectrum, access to testbeds and linkages with academia, regulatory policies required by other ministries and pilot projects wherever possible. technology stakeholders,
11.’viewpoint’ on the international border
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recently inaugurated a ‘ viewpoint ‘ on the India-Pakistan International Border for border tourism at Nadabet in Gujarat ‘s Banaskantha district to help enhance border security . Which has been built just 20 to 25 kilometers before the India-Pakistan border. This Seemadarshan project will connect citizens with Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and instil a sense of respect towards them. This is the first border point of Gujarat , where a photo gallery of the border and tanks with weapons will be displayed. nadabet viewpointThrough this we will get a chance to know the stories of the jawans. Along with this the project will also boost tourism in the state. It has also been included in Seemadarshan on the lines of ‘ Beating Retreat ‘ at Wagah Attari border in Punjab .
12.Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates scientific conference on ‘Homeopathy: People’s Choice for Wellness’
Union Minister of AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated a two-day scientific conference on the theme ‘Homoeopathy: People’s Choice for Wellness’ in New Delhi. To mark the occasion of World Homeopathy Day, the conference has been jointly organized by three apex bodies, Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, National Commission for Homeopathy and National Institute of Homeopathy under the Ministry of AYUSH.
13.RBI issues guidelines for banks to set up continuously open digital banking units
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that existing banks can open continuously open digital banking units . These units will be of two types – where in the first the customers will take all the services themselves , in the second they can be supported for this. The government had announced in the general budget to set up at least 75 such units in 75 districts to commemorate 75 years of the country’s independence. As per RBI guidelines on setting up of Digital Banking Units (DBUs), the services provided by these units include account opening, cash withdrawal and deposit, KYC updation, loan and complaint registration.
14.PM Modi virtually addressed the 14th Foundation Day of Umiya Mata Temple
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Umiya Mata Temple , a religious place in Junagadh , GujaratNow it has become the center of social consciousness. He explained that the temple helps the underprivileged members of the community by providing free health treatment as well as religious and social activities. On Ram Navami, Prime Minister Modi was speaking virtually at the 14th Foundation Day celebrations of Umiya Mata Temple in Junagadh. Mr. Modi also presided over the inauguration of the temple in 2008, when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat. Speaking at the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to build 75 rural ponds in each district. They claim that these village ponds are playing an important role in the economy of the villages even after 25 years. Umiya Mata is the Kuldevi of the Kadwa Patidar community of Gujarat.
15.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurates Periyar Memorial Samathuvpuram
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin inaugurated the Periyar Samatuvapuram (House of Equality) named after the social reformer Periyar and said that the whole country should become a Samathuvpuram so that all the barriers created due to caste and religion can be removed. Addressing the public after inaugurating Periyar Samathuvpuram at Kozhuvari and launching new welfare projects at Ozhanthiyapattu near Vanur in Villupuram district, Mr Stalin said that the concept of Samathuvpuram was conceived by late DMK leader and former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in 1997 . was done in The Chief Minister said that the government plans to set up 298 Samathuvpurams in the entire state and funds have also been allocated for this.
16.IndusInd Bank ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ app wins Digital CX Awards 2022
‘ Indus Merchant Solutions ‘, a mobile app for IndusInd Bank merchants, received the Digital CX Awards 2022 for ‘ Outstanding Digital CX – SME Payments ‘ . The Digital CX Awards are organized by Digital Banker, a globally trusted financial news service provider. The announcement of Indus Merchant Solutions as a winner is a testament to its strength in providing a seamless banking experience to the customers, which is in line with the Bank’s ethos of ‘customer-centricity’.
17.Ravichandran Ashwin becomes first player to retire in IPL history
Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin has become the first player in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be retired . This happened during the match between Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants . Ashwin was batting on 28 off 23 balls. Then he suddenly left the field and gave Riyan Parag a chance to come on the field. Parag comes to the crease to support Shimron Hetmyer. Hetmyer scored 59 runs off 36 balls. Rajasthan Royals scored 165 for 6 wickets. According to the rules- ‘A batsman is retired when he leaves his innings midway without the permission of the umpire and the captain of the opposition team.
18.Babar Azam and Rachel Haynes win ICC Player of the Month Award
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Australia ‘s run-machine Rachel Haynes were named the ICC Men’s and Women’s Players of the Month for March 2022 . Under the ICC Player of the Month initiative, fans can continue to vote every month for their favorite men and women cricketers across all formats of international cricket.
19.F1 Australian Grand Prix 2022 won by Charles Leclerc
Charles Leclerc ( Ferrari-Monaco ) has won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Australian Grand Prix held in Melbourne, Victoria on 10 April 2022 . It was the third round of the 2022 Formula One World Championship. Sergio Pérez (Red Bull Racing-RBPT – Mexico) finished second and George Russell (Mercedes – Britain) third. Verstappen was running second when his car broke down during lap 18. Red Bull’s Sergio Perez finished second, ahead of Mercedes’ George Russell and Lewis Hamilton.
20.International Human Space Flight Day
International Human Space Flight Day is celebrated every year on 12 April internationally to mark the beginning of the space age for mankind. Along with this, this day also confirms the important contribution of space science and technology. Soviet citizen Yuri Gagarin on 12 April 1961made the first manned space flight. This historic event opened the way for space exploration for the benefit of the entire humanity. The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on 12 April 2011 to celebrate the International Day of Human Spaceflight. It aims to reaffirm the contribution of space in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) is the office that promotes international cooperation for the peaceful uses of outer space. The programs of this United Nations Day are organized by UNOOSA. In the year 1957, the first man-made earth satellite Sputnik I was launched into outer space. On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person to successfully orbit the Earth.
21.National Safe Motherhood Day
National Safe Motherhood Day on 11 April every year to raise awareness on the topic of adequate care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period .‘ is organized. The purpose of this day is to work towards providing better medical facilities to pregnant mothers to reduce maternal mortality. Significantly, India is one of the most vulnerable countries to the risk of death during childbirth. More than 35,000 women in India lose their lives every year due to lack of proper care during pregnancy. In order to raise awareness about this subject, the Government of India declared 11 April as National Safe Motherhood Day in the year 2003 at the request of ‘White Ribbon Alliance’ (WRAI). The White Ribbon Alliance (WRAI) is a coalition of over 1800 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) focused on ending maternal mortality and improving maternal and newborn health. The day also coincides with the birth anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi.
22.Actor-screenwriter Shiva Kumar Subramaniam passes away
Actor-screenwriter Shiva Kumar Subramaniam , best known for his roles in serials Mukti Bandhan and Meenakshi Sundareswarar, has passed away. He started his career by writing a screenplay for the 1989 film Parinda , which was directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra . He received the Filmfare Award for Best Story for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi . He has worked in films like 2 States, Hichki, Nail Polish, Rocky Handsome .