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Current Affairs 14 October 2022 -Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Successfully Test-fired Pinaka Extended Range Rocket In Pokharan, Rajasthan.

Current Affairs 14 October 2022

1) Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Successfully Test-fired Pinaka Extended Range Rocket In Pokharan, Rajasthan.

▪️ Rajasthan:-
Governor – Kalraj Mishra
➭Amber Palace
➭Hawa Mahal
➭Ranthambore National Park
➭City Palace
➭Keoladeo Ghana National Park
➭Sariska National Park.
➭ Kumbhalgarh Fort

2) UNESCO declared 28 September as International Day for Universal Access to Information on 17 November 2015.

➨ The theme of the Global Conference on Universal Access to Information in 2022 is “Artificial Intelligence, e-Governance and Access to Information”.

3) Dr Asghar Wajahat has been conferred with the 31st Vyas Samman.

➨He has been chosen for the prestigious award for his play “Mahabali”, which focuses on Mughal emperor Akbar & poet Tulsidas.

4) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty scripted history by becoming the first Indian pair to win a medal (bronze medal) in men’s doubles competition at the World Championships.

5) Bengaluru will soon have India’s first post office built out of 3D printing technology which will be ready in just a month.

➨The post office will be set up in Halasuru’s Cambridge Layout on a plot of land owned by the postal department.

6) RailTel, a Mini Ratna CPSU of Ministry of Railways and CloudExtel have partnered together to launch India’s first shared Radio Access Network (RAN) solution for congested locations with the objective of enhancing telecom users’ experience.

7) Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the 2022 UNESCO Peace Prize.

8) In a major boost for achieving indigenisation in the armed forces, the Indian Navy will use 100 per cent indigenous 30 mm high explosive AK-630 guns.

9) Former Indian Cricket team Captain Virat Kohli has become the first Indian and the second player overall in international cricket history to have played 100 matches each in all three formats of the game.

10) Government has notified Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022 to ensure environmentally sound management of waste batteries. The new rules will replace Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001.

11) Mack Rutherford became the youngest solo traveler to take the title from Travis Ludlow, who was 18 when he completed his attempt in 2021.

12) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to develop Kannauj as a perfume tourism destination.

➨The perfume of Kannauj comes under the ‘One District, One Product’ initiative and has demand in the international market.

▪️Uttar Pradesh :-
Governor – Smt. Anandiben Patel
➨Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Dudhwa National Park
➨National Chambal Sanctuary
➨Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar Lake
➨Kashi Vishwanath Temple

13) The NITI Aayog has declared holy city of Haridwar in Uttarakhand as the best aspirational district in India.
▪️Uttarakhand CM :- Pushkar Singh Dhami

Governor :- Gurmit Singh
➠Asan Conservation Reserve
➠Country’s first moss garden
➠Country’s first Pollinator Park
➠Integrated Model Agriculture Village Scheme
➠Rajaji Tiger Reserve 🐅
➠Jim Corbett National Park

14) Manipur’s 15-year-old judoka Linthoi Chanambam scripted history by clinching India’s first ever gold medal at the World Championships in Sarajevo.

15) Justice Uday Umesh Lalit took the oath of office as the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI).

➨ He was sworn in by President Droupadi Murmu during a brief ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

16) World Rabies Day is celebrated every year on September 28 to promote prevention of rabies and draw people’s attention to the advancements made in the fight against this viral disease.

➨The theme for the World Rabies Day 2022 is “One Health, Zero Deaths”.

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