Current Affairs for all Upcoming Exams 22 August 2022– English
1) Arunachal Pradesh successfully launched the first flight of drone service – “medicine from the sky” from Seppa to Chayang Tajo in East Kameng district.
◾️Arunachal Pradesh :-
➨CM :- Pema Khandu
➨Governor :- B. D. Mishra
➨Namdapha Tiger Reserve 🐅
➨ Kamlang Tiger Reserve 🐅
➨Mouling National Park
2) In a ground-breaking research, for the first time in India, researchers from Hyderabad have successfully 3D-printed an artificial cornea and transplanted it into a rabbit eye.
3) The Centre and the board of National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) has appointed Rajkiran Rai G as its managing director (MD) for nearly five years.
4) Union Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar virtually launched the Early Childhood Development Conclave, Paalan 1000 National Campaign and Parenting App.
5) World Humanitarian Day is celebrated on August 19 every year to recognise all aid and health workers who volunteer to help victims of disasters and crises against all odds.
6) Railway Protection Force (RPF) has launched a pan-India operation under the code name ‘Operation Yatri Suraksha’ to improve the security of passengers travelling by Indian Railways.
7) Karnataka Bank has introduced a new term deposit scheme, KBL Amrit Samriddhi, under ACC and fixed deposit for a tenure of 75 weeks (525 days). The interest rate for this deposit scheme is 6.10% per annum.
8) World Photography Day is celebrated every year on August to create awareness, share ideas and encourage people to take up photography.
9) Mastercard has partnered with Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and appointed them as brand ambassadors in India.
10) HDFC Bank has launched a social media campaign called ‘Vigil Aunty’ to educate consumers on safe banking habits and cyber fraud awareness.
11) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed India’s Electronics and Information Technology Secretary Alkesh Kumar Sharma to a panel of eminent experts on internet governance.
12) Delhi High Court directed the setting up of a three-member Committee of Administrators (COA) to take over the affairs of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
▪️ Indian Olympic Association :-
➨The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games, Asian Games and other international athletic meets.
➨Created – 1927
➨Secretary General – Rajeev Mehta
➨President – Anil Khanna
➨Founders – Harry Buck, Arthur Noehren
13) Defense Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the statue of Veer Durgadas Rathore, a Rajput General of the Kingdom of Marwar, at Salva Kala village in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan.
Governor – Kalraj Mishra
➭Ranthambore National Park
➭Keoladeo Ghana National Park
➭Sariska National Park.
➭ Kumbhalgarh Fort