Current Affairs 5th September 2022 Daily GK Update

Current Affairs 5th September 2022 Daily GK Update

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National News

UIDAI topped Grievance Redressal Index in August 2022

  • The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has topped among all Ministries and Departments in resolving Public Grievances for the month of August 2022.
  • UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has been a top performer in the resolution of cases received through the Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS).
  • UIDAI has a robust grievance redressal mechanism in place comprising of UIDAI HQ Divisions, Regional Offices, Technology Centre, and engaged Contact Centre partners, which is enabling UIDAI to resolve around 92% of CRM Grievances within 7 days.

India’s first LNG-fuelled green truck launched by Blue Energy Motors

  • Blue Energy Motors has unveiled India’s first LNG-fuelled green truck by launching a manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune.
  • The facility was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.
  • Blue Energy Motors’ trucks will be Liquified Natural Gas-fuelled, long-haul, heavy-duty trucks.

India & UAE signed an MoU to establish Cultural Council Forum

  • India and UAE signed an MoU to establish the Cultural Council Forum to deepen the partnership between the two countries.
  • This will be facilitated by the International Cooperation of UAE and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
  • It was signed during the 14th India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting in Abu Dhabi.
  • The meeting was co-chaired by EAM S Jaishankar and his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

About United Arab Emirates (UAE)

  • Capital – Abu Dhabi
  • Currency – Dirham
  • President – Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  • Prime Minister – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Recent MoUs

  • Suzuki signed an MoU with NDDB for biogas demonstration project
  • Mahindra Finance partnered with CRIF Solutions for quicker loan approvals
  • AICTE signed an agreement with Adobe to enhance digital literacy in India
  • NHPC signed an MoU with PTC India Limited for sale of power
  • Tata Steel signed an MoU with Punjab government to set up steel plant in Ludhiana

Uttarakhand education department launched e-governance portal ‘Samarth’

  • The Uttarakhand education department has launched an e-governance portal – “Samarth”.
  • It will provide all administrative & educational updates including information about entrance exams & appointments from 5 state universities & 140 public schools.
  • The portal will also provide access to 40 academic study modules.
  • It has been launched to make the education system more transparent in the state.

About Uttarakhand

  • Capital – Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer)
  • Chief Minister – Pushkar Singh Dhami
  • Governor – Gurmit Singh

Recent Schemes and Apps of Uttrakhand

  • CM Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana
  • Him Prahari scheme
  • e-FIR Service
  • 1064 Anti-Corruption Application
  • Mukhyamantri Swarojgar Yojana
  • Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana
  • Hans Jal Dhara Yojana
  • Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme (Ekikrit Adarsh Krishi Gram Yojana)

BEL signed an MoU with Smiths Detection to manufacture scanning systems

  • Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed an MoU with UK-based Smiths Detection to offer advanced, high-energy scanning systems to the Indian market.
  • As per the MoU, BEL will handle front-end requirements in the market while Smiths Detection will provide its expertise & screening technology for the project.
  • The MoU has been signed for a period of 5 years.

About Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

  • Founded- 1954
  • Headquarters – Bengaluru

Recent MoUs

  • Tata Steel signed an MoU with Punjab government to set up steel plant in Ludhiana
  • PCIM&H signed an agreement with Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission to promote ‘One Herb, One Standard’
  • Andhra Pradesh signed an MoU with Parley for the Oceans to save seas from pollution
  • Rail Tel partnered with CloudExtel to launch India’s first shared RAN
  • Universal Sompo partnered with Repco Home Finance to insure loans

India’s first NEP 2020 compliant law school launched by IILM University

  • Institute of Integrated Learning in Management (IILM) University, Greater Noida has launched the first National Education Policy (NEP 2020) compliant law school in the country.
  • The school has been launched with the approval of the Uttar Pradesh Government and the recognition of the Bar Council of India (BCI).
  • The IILM Law School is also known for its state-of-the-art infrastructure.
  • The IILM University’s interdisciplinary teaching and training techniques comply with NEP 2020 which directs the IILM Law School to achieve its goals and planned experiential learning through various practical initiatives.
  • It has been launched with the aim to elevate the legal education system of India.

Karnataka Government launched Global Startup Challenge ‘VentuRISE’

  • Karnataka government has launched the Global Startup Challenge “VentuRISE”.
  • Objective – To reward & support startups in manufacturing and sustainability-related sectors.
  • A cash prize of USD 1,00,000 is earmarked for the winners.
  • It is a part of the flagship event Global Investors Meet – “Invest Karnataka 2022” from November 2 to 4, 2022 in Bangalore.

About Karnataka

  • Capital – Bengaluru
  • Chief Minister –Basavaraj Bommai
  • Governor – Thawar Chand Gehlot

Recent Karnataka Schemes

  • Grama One Program
  • Janasevaka Scheme
  • Janaspandana platform
  • Women@Work’ programme
  • Vinaya Samarasya scheme
  • FRUITS software
  • Nagarothana Scheme
  • Arthika Spandana Scheme
  • Weavers Sammaan Yojana

India’s first Night Sky Sanctuary to be set up in Ladakh

  • Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) will establish a first-of-its-kind in India ‘Dark Sky Reserve’ in Ladakh.
  • Under the project, a first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ will also be built in Hanle, Ladakh as part of the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • The sanctuary will be one of the highest-located sites in the world for optical, gamma rays, and infrared telescopes.

International News

India to host Quad senior officials’ meeting

  • India will host an official-level meeting of the Quad grouping on September 5-6, 2022 in New Delhi.
  • It will be the first such “Senior Officers Meeting” to be held since tensions with China over Taiwan have risen.
  • The meeting will review the progress of initiatives that were discussed during the Quad summit in Tokyo in May 2022.
  • Quad Members – India, Australia, Japan & the US

Appointment and Resignation

Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam appointed as MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

 

  • Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank.
  • Sankarasubramaniam succeeds K V Rama Moorthy and his term would be for a period of 3 years.
  • Prior to taking up the new role, Sankarasubramaniam was serving Punjab and Sind Bank as its Managing Director & CEO.

About Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

  • Founded – 11 May 1921
  • Headquarters – Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu
  • the MD & CEO – Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam

Recent Appointment

  • Interim Head of AICTE – Jagadesh Kumar
  • CMD of NHPC – Yamuna Kumar Chaubey
  • Interim Chairman of ONGC – Rajesh Kumar Srivastava
  • Interim chairman at GAIL – M V lyer
  • DG of News Services Division of AIR – Vasudha Gupta

SC Judge DY Chandrachud appointed as Chairman of NALSA

  • Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud has been appointed as the next executive chairperson of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA).
  • The post was previously held by the Chief Justice of India UU Lalit.
  • NALSA Objective – To provide free legal services to eligible candidates.
  • After CJI Lalit’s retirement, Justice Chandrachud will take over as the 50th CJI from November 2022.

Recent Appointment

  • Whole-time member of SEBI – Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan
  • MD of IDFC Limited – Mahendra Shah
  • Chirman of DRDO – Samir V. Kamat
  • Non-executive directors of RBL Bank – Gopal Jain & Sivakumar Gopalan
  • NDDB Chairman – Meenesh Shah (extend 6 months)

Awards

Winners of Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2022 announced

  • The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation has announced the winners of the 64th Ramon Magsaysay Award 2022.
  • The 2022 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees –
  1. Sotheara Chhim (Cambodia) – For mental health
  2. Bernadette Madrid (Philippines) – For effort in child protection
  3. Tadashi Hattori (Japan) – For training local doctors who have treated Vietnamese
  4. Gary Bencheghib (Indonesia) – For fight against marine plastic pollution
  • The award is named after Ramon Magsaysay, the 7th president of the Republic of the Philippines. It is regarded as “Asia’s Nobel Prize”.
  • First awarded – 1958

Recent Awards

  • Liberty Medal 2022 – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
  • Pulitzer Prize 2022 in Illustrated Reporting – Fahmida Azim (Bangladesh)
  • Miss India USA 2022 – Indian Origin Aarya Walvekar (Virginia)
  • First Indian psychologist on US Heritage Wall of Fame – Prof Ramadhar Singh
  • ‘dPal rNgam Duston’ award (the highest civilian honour of Ladakh) – Dalai Lama

Sports 

Max Verstappen won Dutch F1 Grand Prix 2022

  • Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen has won the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.
  • Mercedes’ George Russell & Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc came at the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
  • Verstappen has now won 10 of this season’s 15 races.
  • It was his 72nd podium finish & he collected 26 points from this race.
  • Verstappen won the Dutch GP in 2021 as well. He has now won a total of 30 races.

Recent Grand Prix 2022 Winner

  • Canadian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • French Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Hungarian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Belgian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)
  • Monaco Grand Prix Monaco 2022 -Sergio Pérez (Mexico)
  • Australian Grand Prix. 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)
  • Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)
  • Austrian Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Important day

5 September – National Teachers’ Day

  • India celebrates National Teachers’ Day every year on September 5.
  • The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the first Vice-President & second President of India.
  • The first Teachers’ Day was celebrated on September 5, 1962, on his 77th birthday.
  • Theme 2022 – Leading in crisis, reimaging the future
  • Radhakrishnan was a renowned scholar, philosopher & recipient of the Bharat Ratna (1954) & he started his career as a teacher.
  • World Teachers’ Day is observed on 5 October

Obituary

Former chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry passed away

  • Former Tata Sons chairman & industrialist Cyrus Mistry has passed away
  • He was 54.
  • Cyrus was the sixth chairman of the Tata group and the second chairman who did not have the Tata surname.
  • He was chosen as the chairman of Tata Sons after Ratan Tata stepped down in 2012.
  • However, In 2016, the board of Tata Sons voted to remove Mistry from the post.
  • He was also a member of the National Integration Council.

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