Daily Current Affairs 01 September 2022

Daily Current Affairs 01 September 2022
Daily Current Affairs 01 September 2022

Daily Current Affairs 01 September 2022

National News

Appointment Vasudha Gupta as the Director General of All India Radio

  • Principal Director General of News Service Division and the Director General of All India Radio N Venudhar Reddy superannuated.
  • Following this Vasudha Gupta has appointed as the director general of All India Radio
  • Earlier she was the director general in the Press Information Bureau.
  • She has served over 32 years in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting.
  • Vasudha Gupta also helped in the introduction of social media platforms in regional languages through All India Radio.

Key points

  • Founded: 1936, Delhi
  • Headquarters: Sansad Marg, New Delhi – 110001, India

AmitShah launch eAwas portal

  • Union Minister has launched Central Armed police Forces eAwas web portal in New Delhi.
  • This portal leads to increase the Housing Satisfaction Ratio (HSR) among the paramilitary personnel.
  • To bring transparency and ensure the implementation of the revised policy for allotting the accommodation.
  • This portal was developed with the system of the General Pool Residential Accommodation.
  • Central Armed police Forces personnel can apply for the registration through online.

Key Points

  • Governing body :Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Central Armed Police Forces classified into Six they are ,Border Guarding Forces—Assam Rifles (AR), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB); Forces for Internal Security—Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF); and Special Task Force—National Security Guard (NSG).

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Arvind Kejriwal launches virtual school for students

  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejiriwal has launched a virtual school.
  • The application process for the virtual school has began for the classes 9-12.
  • This platform of schooling will be open for the student across India.
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejiriwal has said that this portal will educate the student who cannot go to school and for the student facing the obstacles,
  • He added that the classes will be online and recorded lectures will also be uploaded.

International news

Anurag Sharma Elected as Treasurer of Parliamentary Association Conference

  • Anurag Sharma is a Bharatiya Janata Party politician and Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha from Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Anurag Sharma has elected as Treasurer of Parliamentary Association Conference at the 65th Commonwealth Parlimentary association Conference held in Halifax, Canada.
  • This election made him the Second indian officer- bearer in the world’s largest and oldest International Parlimentary Association.
  • He will be handling annual funding and the trust funds.

Key Points

  • Headquarters location: London, United Kingdom
  • Founded: 1911

Nagesh Singh is named as India’s ambassador to Thailand

  • 1995 batch of an Indian Foreign Officer Nagesh Singh has appointed as the ambassador of Thailand.
  • Next to the incumbent of the ambassador Suchita Durai Nagesh Singh is appointed as the ambassador to Thailand.
  • Nagesh Singh is presently a Joint Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs.
  • He also served as Consul General of India in Atlanta

Key Points

  • Thailand Prime Minister: Prayut Chan-o-cha
  • Thailand Capital: Bangkok
  • Thailand Currency: Thai baht

Mikhail Gorbachev,The Last Soviet leader Passed Away

  • Mikhail Gorbachev, The Last Soviet leader,who ended Cold War has passed away at the age of 91.
  • Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev was born March 2, 1931, in the village of Privolnoye in southern Russia.
  • He was the First Secretary of the Stavropol CPSU Regional Committee in 1970- 1978,Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (1988–1989), Chairman of the Supreme Soviet (1989–1990) and President of the Soviet Union (1990–1991)1988–1991

Awards

  • Noble Peace Prize in the year 1990
  • Ronald Reagan Freedom Award in the year 1992

Business news

India’s GDP in first quarter of current fiscal grew

  • The Gross Domestic Product of a Indian country grew at 13.5 percent in April – June quarter.
  • According to the estimate by the Ministry of Statistics & programme Implementation for the first quarter of the facial 2022-2023.
  • Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing sector rose 4.5 percent, manufacturing sector grew 4.8 %, Construction sector by 16.8%.
  • Trade, Hotel, Communication and Service related to broadcasting, Transport has grown up to 25.7%.
  • First quarter in the year 2020-2021 the GDP growth is 20.1 percentages.

Book Publication

“Indian Banking in Retrospect – 75 years of Independence” book was published 

  • “Indian Banking in Retrospect – 75 years of Independence” book was authored by Dr Ashutosh Raravikar who was Director at Reserve Bank of India.
  • This book was published by Aswad Prakashan Private Limited.
  • Bibek Debroy who was a chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India has written foreword in this book.
  • This book highlights about the economic development.
  • Developements like LPG (Liberalisation Privatisation and Globalisation)reforms in 1991, Nationalisation of Bank in 1996, New private sectors bank in 1991etc.

Sports News

Bajrang and Vinesh are among a host of star Indian wrestlers named for World Senior Championships, Serbia

  • Bajrang and Vinesh are among a host of star Indian wrestlers named for World Senior Championships, Serbia which is to be held in Serbia from September 10 to 18.
  • Vinesh will lead the women’s team, while Bajrang will lead men’s.
  • Bajrang Punia is an Indian freestyle wrestler, the only Indian wrestler to win 3 medals at the World Wrestling Championships.
  • Vinesh Phogat is an Indian wrestler,the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in both Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Important Day

Puli Thevar’s birthday is celebrated on September 1

  • Puli Thevar was born on 1 September 1715 in Tirunelveli.
  • He ruled over Nerkattumseval, situated in the Sankarankoil taluk, Tenkasi,formerly Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu.
  • His father is Chitraputra Thevan and mother is Sivagnanam Nachiyar.
  • India’s first ever freedom fighter – ”Puli Thevar” of Tamil Nadu.
  • He is a notable fighting person against East India Company.
  • Puli Thevar died on 6 October 1767

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