Important Current Affairs 12 September 2022 for all Upcoming Exams-English
1) IIT Madras researchers have partnered with Inspire Institute of Sports, Karnataka to develop an analytics platform ‘Smartboxer’ to increase India’s boxing medal tally at the 2024 Olympics.
CM :- Basavaraj Bommai
Governor :- Thawarchand Gehlot
Nagarhole National Park
Bandipur National Park
Kudremukh National Park
Language – Kannada
Formation – 1 November 1956
Port :- New Mangalore Port
Anshi National Park
Bannerghata National Park
2) Neeraj Chopra finished first at the Lausanne Diamond League, becoming the first Indian to clinch the top spot in a Diamond League meet, after registering an 89.08m throw in his first attempt.
3) The 13th edition of India – USA Joint Special Forces Exercise VAJRA PRAHAR 2022 culminated at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh.
▪️ Himachal Pradesh :-
CM :- Jai Ram Thakur
Governor :- Rajendra Vishwanath
➠Kinnaura tribe , Lahaule Tribe, Gaddi Tribe and Gujjar Tribe
➠Sankat Mochan Temple.
➠Tara Devi Temple
➠Great Himalayan National Park
➠Pin Valley National Park
➠Simbalbara National Park
➠Inderkilla National Park
4) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between NHLML (National Highways Logistics Management Limited ) and Katra Development Authority.
➨As part of the initiative, Inter Modal Station is being developed in Katra to improve the travelling experience of Pilgrims who are visiting Mata Vaishno Devi Temple.
5) Vasudha Gupta has been appointed as the director general of the news services division of All India Radio.
6) Germany has launched the world’s first-ever railway line powered entirely by hydrogen, with passenger trains commencing operations in the European nation’s Lower Saxony region.
7) Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Nagesh Singh has been appointed as India’s next Ambassador to Thailand.
8) According to a report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Odisha accounted for around a quarter of the deaths in the country last year due to natural hazards.
▪️Odisha CM – Naveen Patnaik
➨ Governor – Ganeshi Lal
➨ Similipal Tiger Reserve
➨ Satkosia Tiger Reserve
➨ Bhitarkanika Mangroves
➨ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary
➨ Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary
➨ Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, Puri
➨ Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
9) The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) announced the scientific completion of India’s first locally made quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV) against cervical cancer.
➨The cervical cancer vaccine, Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus vaccine (qHPV), is developed by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and the Department of Biotechnology(DBT).
10) German luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz named Keralite Santosh Iyer as the Managing Director & CEO of the Indian operations with effect from January 1, 2023.
11) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved an environment ministry proposal for signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Nepal on biodiversity conservation.
12) World Coconut Day is celebrated every year on 2nd September to emphasise and spread knowledge of the value and advantages of coconuts.
➨The World Coconut Day theme for the year 2022 is “Growing Coconut for a Better Future and Life”.
13) Ranveer Singh has won the Best Actor award for the film “83” and Kriti Sanon has won the Best Actress award for the film “Mimi” in 67th Filmfare Award 2022.
▪️Other Awards :-
➨Best Supporting Actor – Pankaj Tripathi for Mimi
➨Best Supporting Actress – Sai Tamhankar for Mimi
➨Best Film – Shershaah
➨Best Director – Vishnuvardhan for Shershaah