Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 15 November 2022

📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 15 November 2022


1) The Food Safety and Standard Association of India (FSSAI) awarded Bhopal Railway Station a 4-star “Eat Right Station” certification for providing “high-quality, nutritious food to passengers”.
● Food Safety and Standard Association of India (FSSAI) :-
Formed – 5 September 2008
Headquarters – New Delhi
CEO – S Gopalakrishnan
Chairperson – Rajesh Bhusan

2) Mahendra Kumar Sharma, the man who pioneered women’s cricket in India through the registration of the Women’s Cricket Association of India (WCAI) in 1973, passed away at the age of 75.

3) National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad has been awarded the “India Agribusiness Awards 2022” for the best Agribusiness Award.

4) Famous litterateurs Madhu Kankaria and Dr. Madhav Hada were awarded the 31st and 32nd Bihari Puraskar for 2021 and 2022 respectively.

5) Uttar Pradesh will host the 2023 Khelo India University Games, the third edition of the event.
➨ Lucknow will be the main host city for the multi-discipline event in which almost 6000 athletes from all over the country are expected to participate.
▪️Uttar Pradesh :-
Governor – Smt. Anandiben Patel
➨Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Dudhwa National Park
➨National Chambal Sanctuary
➨Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar Lake
➨Kashi Vishwanath Temple
➨Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Turtle Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary

6) Switzerland Tourism has appointed Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra as its ‘Friendship Ambassador’.
➨The talented Indian sports superstar will showcase and promote the adventurous, sporty, and stunning outdoors of Switzerland to Indian travellers.

7) Goa State Government launched a state-sponsored pilgrimage scheme “Mukhyamantri Devdarshan Yatra Yojana”.

8) Sachin Bansal-backed Navi has appointed cricketer MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador. MS Dhoni will be the face of Navi’s branding initiatives.

9) Indian-American politician Aruna Miller scripted history by becoming the first immigrant to hold the office of the Lieutenant Governor in the state of Maryland.

10) In boxing, Sumit and Govind won bronze at the 2022 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan.

11) Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav launched an online portal for ESIC Maternity benefits claim facilities for insured women.

12) Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved the final Sovereign Green Bonds framework of India.
➨ This approval will further strengthen India’s commitment towards its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs) targets, adopted under the Paris Agreement, and help in attracting global and domestic investments in eligible green projects.

13) The government has amended Aadhaar regulations, specifying that supporting documents may be updated “at least once” by Aadhaar holders on completion of 10 years from the enrolment date.

14) The Indian Army has launched a single-window facility named the “Veerangana Sewa Kendra (VSK)” for welfare and grievance redressal of “veer naris”.
➨ The widow of a member of the armed forces, who has laid down his life for the nation, whether in war or in a military operation, is called a ‘veer nari’.

15) Google announced the winner of Doodle for Google 2022 India.
➨ Shlok Mukherjee from Kolkata is the winner for India for his inspiring Doodle titled “India on the center stage”.
➨The Doodle for Google competition aims to encourage creativity and celebrate imagination in young people.

16) Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), set up under NITI Aayog, launched women-centric challenges under phase-II of the second edition of the Atal New India Challenge (ANIC).
▪️NITI Aayog :- National Institution for Transforming India
➨Formed – 1 January 2015
➨Preceding – Planning Commission
➨Headquarters -New Delhi
➨Chairperson:- Narendra Modi,
➨Vice Chairperson – Suman Bery
➨CEO – Parameswaran Iyer

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