Current Affairs Today 3rd and 4th December 2022 Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 3rd and 4th December 2022 Daily GK Update

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National News

Amara Raja Batteries to set up lithium-ion battery unit in Telangana

  • Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL) will be setting up a state-of-the-art research and manufacturing facility for lithium-ion batteries in Mahbubnagar district, Telangana.
  • The company intends to invest over ₹9,500 crore over the next 10 years in the lithium cell gigafactory with an ultimate capacity up to 16 GWh and a battery pack assembly unit up to 5 GWh.
  • The upcoming facilities are expected to provide employment opportunities to about 4,000 people.
  • Telangana has been a front-runner in adopting sustainability, and it is a proud moment for the State to welcome the country’s largest-ever investment in the lithium-ion cell manufacturing sector.

About Telangana

  • Capital – Hyderabad
  • Chief Minister – K. Chandrashekar Rao
  • Governor – Tamilisai Soundararajan

Ministry of Culture organized Swar Dharohar Festival in New Delhi

  • Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the Swar Dharohar Foundation has inaugurated a three-day “Swar Dharohar Festival” in New Delhi.
  • Swar Dharohar Festival is a Music, Art & Literature Festival to showcase the iconic art and culture of India.
  • Swar Dharohar festival was inaugurated today by Chief Guest Mehtab Ali (Sitar Player) and Pt. Lalit Prasad (Classical Vocal).

International News

List of countries at risk of mass killings: India ranked 8th; Pakistan topped

  • Pakistan has topped the list of countries at the highest risk of experiencing new mass killings, according to a new report by a US think-tank, Early Warning Project.
  • The list included other Asian countries namely Yemen and Myanmar in the second and third spots respectively, while Afghanistan and India were placed in the seventh and eighth spots respectively.
  • India was placed ahead of Syria, Iraq, China, and Iran on the list of countries at the highest risk of experiencing mass killings. While Syria and Iraq were placed in the 11th and 12th spots respectively, China was placed 23rd and Iran has the 30th spot in the list.

What is Early Warning Project (EWP)?

  • The Early Warning Project (EWP) is a research organization that identifies countries at risk of mass violence.
  • ‘The Early Warning Project assesses the risk of mass atrocities in countries around the world using state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative methods and a range of widely available data,’ as per its website.

Recent index

  • Global Prime Cities Index by Knight Frank: Mumbai ranked 22nd
  • Network Readiness Index 2022: India ranked 61st; topped by US
  • Climate Change Performance Index 2023: India ranked 8th; top 3 empty; Denmark at 4th
  • CFS Global Pension Index 2022: India ranked 41st; topped by Iceland
  • Global Hunger Index 2022; India ranked 107th out of 121 countries
  • Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2022: India ranked 123, topped by Norway

Global Aviation Safety Rankings: India ranked 48th; topped by Singapore

  • India has jumped to the 48th position in the global aviation safety ranking by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), according to the DGCA report.
  • Four years ago, the country was ranked at the 102nd position.
  • Singapore is at the top, followed by the UAE and South Korea at the second and third positions
  • The Indian aviation safety has scored the highest-ever El score of 85.49 percent which puts India in the 48th spot. In 2018, India scored 69.95 percent at the 102nd rank.
  • India has performed better than China which stands in 49th rank in the audit. Israel has been ranked 50th.
  • The audit was conducted in the areas of – Legislation, Organization, Personal Licensing, Operations, Airworthiness, and Aerodromes.
  • Teams from the UN agency went to Delhi Airport; IGI Airport air traffic control; Airport Authority of India’s communication, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) wing.

Recent index

  • Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2022: India ranked 123, topped by Norway
  • Global Crypto Adoption Index 2022 – India ranked 4th;topped by Vietnam
  • Human Development Index 2021 – India ranked 132;topped by Switzerland
  • Henley Passport Index 2022 – India ranked 87th; topped by Japan
  • Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index 2022 – India ranked 118th; topped by Norway

 Banking and Financial

Canara Bank won Banker’s Bank of the Year Award

  • Canara Bank has received the Banker’s Bank of the Year Award 2022 for the India segment at the Global Banking Summit held in London, UK.
  • The MD and CEO of Canara Bank, L V Prabhakar attended the award ceremony held in London, United Kingdom.
  • The public sector lender has been adjudged as the Best Bank in India for 2022.
  • The Bankers’ Bank of the year awards are considered to be like Oscar awards for the banking sector.

About Canara Bank

  • Founded – 1906
  • Headquarters- Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • MD & CEO – Lingam Venkata Prabhakar
  • Tagline – Together with Can

Recent Awards

  • Para Sports Person of the Year 2022 – Avani Lekhara
  • Gold in e-Governance category – Panchayati Raj Ministry
  • Kuvempu national award – Tamil writer Imayam aka V Annamalaiss
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 by FICCI – Rajendra Pawar awarded
  • Prestigious Salesforce Partner Innovation Award 2022 – Prodapt IT service management company

Appointment and Resignation

Smartwatch leader Noise appointed Virat Kohli as new brand ambassador

  • Nexxbase Marketing Pvt Ltd-owned Noise, a wearables technology company, has roped in cricketer Virat Kohli as its new brand ambassador for its smartwatch range.
  • Kohli was earlier the brand ambassador of Boltt Games Pvt. Ltd owned Fire-Boltt.
  • The former Indian cricket captain saw his brand value drop by 21% to $185.7 million in 2021.
  • However, he still topped the rankings in a survey of most valuable Indian celebrities by consultant Kroll Inc.

Recent Brand Ambassador

  • Prasoon Joshi – Uttarakhand State
  • Janhvi Kapoor – Marico’s Saffola Fittify
  • Deepa Malik – Ambassador of Nikshay Mitra (TB Campaign)
  • Suryakumar Yadav – UrbanGabru (Men’s grooming brand)
  • Neeraj Chopra – Friendship Ambassador of Switzerland
  • Lionel Messi – Byju’s
  • Yuvraj Singh -T20 World Cup for the Blind
  • Sourav Ganguly – Bandhan Bank
  • Smriti Mandhana – Gulf Oil Lubricants.
  • Rohit Sharma & his wife Ritika Sajdeh – Max Life Insurance
  • Punyakoti Dattu Yojana (Karnataka)- Kiccha Sudeep
  • Vaani Kapoor – Noise X-Fit 2 smartwatch
  • Ravi Shastri – FanCode
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Garuda Aerospace
  • Robin Uthappa – Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI)
  • Shubman Gill & Ruturaj Gaikwad – My11Circle
  • Rishabh Pant – Dish TV India
  • Jhulan Goswami -All Women Match Official Team
  • Rishabh Pant – Uttarakhand’s brand ambassador
  • Jasprit Bumrah- Unix
  • Ravindra Jadeja – Kinara Capital
  • Smriti Mandhana – IIT Madras incubated startup, GUVI
  • Saurav Ganguly – Century LED
  • Rahul Dravid – PLAETO

Vijender Sharma elected president of ICAI

  • Vijender Sharma has been appointed as the new president of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) for the year 2022-23.
  • Rakesh Bhalla was elected as the vice president for 2022-23.
  • Sharma is a fellow member of ICAI and a law graduate and a leading practicing cost accountant since 1998 and an insolvency professional since January 2017.
  • The institute, which is a statutory body set up under an Act of Parliament, comes under the administrative control of Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

About Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI)

  • Founded- 28 May 1959
  • Headquarters- Kolkata

Recent Appointment

  • President of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for 2022-23 – Prasanth Kumar
  • Office and secrecy as UPSC Member- Preeti Sudan
  • Foreign Secretary – Vinay Mohan Kwatra (reappointment)
  • State Presidium of CDU in Germany – Gurdeep Randhawa
  • Chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) – T G Sitharam

Hansraj Gangaram appointed as the new NCBC chairperson

  • Hansraj Gangaram Ahir has been appointed as Chairperson of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC).
  • He belongs to Maharashtra and is an Agriculturist by profession.
  • He belongs to District Chandrapur, State of Maharashtra.
  • He had been the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs and Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India during the 16th Lok Sabha.

Recent Appointment

  • CEO of Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) – Vinit Kumar
  • Member of International Committee for Weight and Measures (CIPM) – Venu Gopal Achanta
  • Election Commissioner of India – Arun Goel
  • Chairman of National Pension System Trust – Suraj Bhan
  • Chairman of ONGC – Arun Kumar Singh


India’s Greenhouse-in-a-Box startup Kheyti won Earthshot Prize 2022

  • A Greenhouse-in-a-Box sustainable solution for small farmers has won the Earthshot Prize 2022.
  • The solution has been devised by Telangana startup Kheyti.
  • It is founded by Britain’s Prince William and dubbed the Eco Oscars’.
  • Kheyti, one of the five winners at a gala green carpet awards ceremony in Boston, won the prize in the Protect and Restore Nature category.
  • Kheyti offers shelter from unpredictable elements and destructive pests.
  • One of last year’s winning projects was from Delhi Vidyut Mohan-led Takachar, which won the prize in the Clean our Air category for its cheap technology innovation to convert crop residues into sellable bio-products.

Recent Awards

  • Australia’s Superstars of STEM 2022 – Neelima Kadiyala, Dr. Ana Baburamani, and Dr. Indrani Mukherjee
  • ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at IFFI 53 – Iranian film ‘Nargesi’
  • 41st IITF 2022 – Ministry of Health
  • Champions of the Earth award – Purnima Devi Burman
  • Para Sports Person of the Year 2022 – Avani Lekhara

A book Chipko Movement won Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2022

  • The Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2022 has been awarded to The Chipko Movement: A People’s Movement.
  • The book is authored by historian and activist Shekhar Pathak translated from Hindi by Manisha Chaudhry.
  • The award is given for non-fiction on contemporary India by writers of any nationality and carries a cash award of 15 lakhs.
  • This is the fifth iteration of the prize launched by the New India Foundation in 2018.

Recent Awards

  • Gold in e-Governance category – Panchayati Raj Ministry
  • Kuvempu national award – Tamil writer Imayam aka V Annamalaiss
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 by FICCI – Rajendra Pawar awarded
  • Prestigious Salesforce Partner Innovation Award 2022 – Prodapt IT service management company
  • Economic Times Inspiring Leaders Award 2022 – AP Shreethar

SS Rajamouli won Best Director at New York Film Critics Circle

  • Filmmaker SS Rajamouli won the Best Director Award for RRR at the New York Film Critics Circle.
  • The group is one of the first critics’ groups to weigh in on the awards season.
  • At the New York Film Critics Circle, Todd Field’s Tar has won the Best Picture of the year, also nabbing Best Actress for Cate Blanchett’s leading performance.
  • Colin Farrell won Best Actor for two of his performances this year – After Yang and The Banshees of Inisherin.

Recent Awards

  • Partner of the Year 2022 by Procter & Gamble – Matrix Business Services India Pvt. Ltd
  • India Film Personality of the Year 2022 at IFFI – Chiranjeevi
  • Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 – Dalai Lama
  • Sumitra Charat Ram Award – Uma Sharma
  • Gold award at 47th ICQCC-2022 – NTPC team


3rd T20 World Cup for Blind to be held in India from 5 Dec

  • The third T20 World Cup Cricket Tournament for the Blind will be held in India from December 5 to 17, 2022.
  • The participating nations for World Cup 2022 are Australia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and India.
  • Around 150 players will be participating from all the countries and the tournament, which has a total of 24 matches, will take place in nine cities in India.
  • The inauguration of the World Cup on December 5 at Tau Devi Lal Indoor Stadium, Gurugram.
  • The tournament is being organized to mark the World Disability Day celebrations universally.
  • Former India batter Yuvraj Singh is the brand ambassador of the tournament.

Saurashtra cricket team won Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022

  • Saurashtra beat Maharashtra by 5 wickets in the final to win the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • The team won its first Ranji Trophy title in 2019-2020.
  • Sheldon Jackson was named the Player of the Match thanks to his unbeaten 133 off 136 deliveries, while opposition batter Ruturaj Gaikwad was awarded the Player of the Tournament title for his exceptional performances throughout the event.
  • The Vijay Hazare Trophy is also known as the Ranji One-Day Trophy.

Important day

3 December – International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  • The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed every year on 3 December.
  • Objective – To spread awareness about the rights and well-being of people with disabilities.
  • The observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities began in 1992 after the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 47/3 proclaiming it as an international day.
  • Theme 2022 – Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world.

3 December 2022 – Gita Mahotsav

  • Gita Jayanti is the day when Lord Shri Krishna explained the Gita Gyan to Arjuna.
  • It is observed on Ekadashi tithi (11th day) of Shukla Paksha in the month of Margashirsha.
  • In 2022, Gita Jayanti is celebrated on 03 December 2022.
  • The conversations between Arjuna and Shri Krishna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra on the days of Margashirsha, Shukla Paksha, and Ekadashi Tithi are chronicled in the Hindu holy book known as the Bhagavad Gita (waxing phase of the Lunar cycle). Also known as Gita Mahotsav, this day commemorates the creation of the Gita.
  • It’s interesting to note that Hindus commemorated the 5,159th anniversary of the Bhagavad Gita this year, a date that ordinarily comes in Gregorian December.
  • It is believed the Bhagavad Gita was revealed to Arjuna by Krishna on the battlefield of Kurukshetra.

4 December 2022 – Indian Navy Day

  • Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year on 4 December to recognize the role and achievements of the Indian Navy.
  • It also commemorates the launch of Operation Trident in the Indo-Pakistan War in 1971.
  • On December 3, 1971, Pakistan launched an offensive on Indian airbases during the India-Pakistan war.
  • In response, the Indian Navy launched Operation Trident and sent three missile boats — Nirghat, Veer and Nipat — towards Pakistan’s Naval headquarters in Karachi at maximum speed.

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