Daily Current Affairs August 30, 2022

Daily Current Affairs August 30, 2022

Daily Current Affairs August 30, 2022

National News

Bengaluru ranks second in the Asia Pacific region in the top tech hubs

  • The report, called ‘Tech Cities: The Global Intersection of Talent and Real Estate’, studied as many as 115 different ‘tech cities’ across the globe.
  • The list has three other Indian cities, Chennai, Delhi and Hyderabad. Mumbai and Pune also made it to the top-10 list with eighth and ninth position in a list of 14 cities from the APAC.
  • Bengaluru leads India with2,30,813 tech job and chennai with 1,12,781.
  • Bengaluru is one the largest contribution to office space leasing with an average share of 25-30 percent in annual pan – India leasing activity between2017-2021.

Key Points:

  • Bengaluru : Capital of Karnataka
  • Third most populous city
  • The city is widely regarded as the “Silicon Valley of Asia”, as the largest IT hub.

Delhi ranks first in crime against women

  • According to the data of National Crime Records Bureau Delhi ranks first in crime against women.
  • Mumbai and Bangalore ranks in second and third position.
  • The data states that Delhi accounted for 28% of the total figure, followed by Mumbai at 14.3% and Bengaluru at 7.7%.
  • The case of crimes against women has risen by 40%.
  • Delhi accounted for 32.20 percent of total crimes in the category among all 19 metropolitan cities.
  • Records of Delhi 5 murder cases with rape , 115 dowry deaths, 3,697 cases of cruelty by husband and relatives, 3,398 cases of kidnapping and abduction

Divita Rai the new Miss Universe

  • Karnataka’s Divita Rai is the new Miss Universe India 2022.
  • The 23-year-old Divita Rai won the title in a star-studded ceremony celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Miss Diva Universe pageant.
  • Divita Rai was an Indian model, she was born on 1998in Karnataka
  • She also won titles of Miss IQ, Miss Lifestyle, and Miss Sudoku
  • Now Divita will represent India at the Miss Universe 2022 pageant.

Chennai leads first rank in Road Accident

  • According to the data National Crime Records Bureau chennai ranks first in Road Accident for the past three years.
  • The total number of accident death has increased by 18.8% [1,46,354 to 1,73,860] according to the National Crime Records Bureau’s report.
  • Maximum increase in number of accident report 2020-2021
  • Tamil Nadu (from 46,443 to 57,090)
  • Madhya Pradesh (from 43,360 to 49,493)
  • Uttar Pradesh (from 30,593 to 36,509)
  • Maharashtra (from 24,908 to 30,086)
  • Kerala ( from 27,998 to 33,051)

International News

Gautam Adani became 3rd richest man in world

  • Gautam Adani is the co-founder of the Adani Group, he became the 3rd richest man in world.
  • This is the first time an Asian person has broken into the top three of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
  • Gautam Adani’s a total net worth of USD 137.4 billion.
  • Gautam Adani ‘s firm the group now owns India’s largest private-sector port and airport operator, city-gas distributor and coal miner.
  • Gautam has pledged in June to donate $7.7 billion for social causes to mark his 60th birthday.

Key point :

  • Gautam Adani was born in 24 june 1962.
  • Adani Group : founded in 1996

Last tribe died in Brazil

  • The name unknown tribe has lived isolation in Brazil for the past 26 years.
  • He was dead now, his body was found outside of his hut.
  • He has died of natural causes at an estimated age of 60.
  • The experts say that he should be died up to 40 to 50 days before his body found.
  • He is the last of an indigenous group living in the Tanaru indigenous area in the state of Rondonia which is the border of Bolivia.
  • The majority of his tribe was killed by the ranchers wanting to expand their land.

Business News

JioMart in WhatsApp

  • Meta and Reliance Industries now has launched JioMart in WhatsApp.
  • JioMart is an e-commerce company run by Jio platform.
  • Launching an end-to-end shopping experience within WhatsApp is a long-term goal of Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Customers in India will be able to browse JioMart’s entire grocery catalog on WhatsApp.This would be most useful to the Customers.
  • A feature in the JioMart on Whatsapp is to enable users in India. Including those who have never shopped online before.
  • To browse through JioMart’s entire grocery catalog.
  • And can make the payment to complete the purchase all without leaving the whatsapp chat.

Book publication

‘India’s Economy From Nehru To Modi:: A Brief History’ book to be launch

  • The book ‘India’s Economy From Nehru To Modi:: A Brief History’ was written by Pulapre Balakrishnan.
  • This book describes about the economic progression from Nehru to current Modi.
  • The economy has changed into modernization, this book is a brief history about the view of those economic conditions that have changed from Nehru to Modi.

About the Author

  • Pulapre Balakrishnan is an Indian economist and educationalist.
  • He has served as the director of Centre for Development Studies and Professor at Indian Institute of Management in Kozhikode.
  • He is currently Professor of Economics at Ashoka University in Haryana

Sports News

James Anderson to complete 950 wickets in international cricket

  • James Anderson has become the first-ever fast bowler to complete 950 wickets in international cricket.
  • He has broken the record of Australia’s Glenn McGrath 949 wickets.
  • He first debuted is in 2003, now 951 wickets across formats at an average of 27.18.
  • James Michael Anderson is an international cricketer.


  • On 8 December 2011, he was awarded the Freedom of the Borough of Burnley
  • In 2016 he received his Officer of the Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace

Important Day

National Small Industries Day – August 30

  • In India National Small Industries Day is observed in every year on August 30.
  • This day recognizes the contribution of small industries to the country’s growth.
  • On 30 August 2000 Ministry of Small industries has announced a comprehensive policy to Investment limit for the Small Scale Industries sector (SSI) in plant and machinery was reduced from Rs. 3 crore to Rs. 1 crore for small business.
  • This policy helped small scale industries to develop its infrastructure and technology, So the Central Government has formally declared August 30 as a National Small Industries Day.
  • To contribute to make the MSME stronger and more stable the Government has initiated CHAMPIONS portal, UDAYAM AND National SC-ST Hub.

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