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 Q .
Who from Jammu and Kashmir was nominated to the Rajya Sabha by President Draupadi Murmu on the recommendation of the Central Government on 10th Sep 2022?
A)
Jagjit Singh
B)
Hasnain Masoodi
C)
Jugal Kishore Sharma
D)
Gulam Ali

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gulam Ali

Note :

President Droupadi Murmu on Saturday(10th Sep 2022) nominated "Gulam Ali", a Gurjar Muslim from Jammu and Kashmir, to the Rajya Sabha on the advice of the Central government.
 
A notification by Union Home Ministry said the President is happy to nominate Gulam Ali to the Council of States to fill the vacancy due to the retirement of one of the nominated members.
 
BJP's IT Cell head Amit Malviya praised the decision on Twitter calling it a "significant step" as it recognised the Gurjar minority living in the Valley.
 
He wrote, "The President on recommendation of GoI has appointed Shri Gulam Ali, a Gurjar Muslim, from J&K, to the Rajya Sabha. This is a significant step assuming that prior to abrogation of Article 370, the community was literally not recognised and all social benefits to them were denied."..

Source : Free Press Journal

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Published On : September 14, 2022
 Q .
When is Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day is observed on every year?
A)
September 11
B)
September 12
C)
September 13
D)
September 14

Correct Answer : Option (C) - September 14

Note :

Hindi Diwas, observed across the country in schools, colleges and other institutions on Wednesday(14th Sep 2022), is the celebration of the declaration of Hindi as the official language of India. It is celebrated every year on September 14.
 
History : On 14th September in the year 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India decided by one vote that Hindi would be the official language of India. Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on 14 September to mark this day.

The day also marks the birthday of Beohar Rajendra Simha, who was an acclaimed Indian scholar. Simha is known for the illustrations in the original final manuscript of the Constitution of India.

It was on his 50th birthday that the Hindi language got adopted in official terms. It was the late Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who decided to celebrate September 14 as Hindi Diwas.
 
Importance : Since 1949, the day is celebrated across the country in schools, colleges, other educational institutions, offices and other places every year. This day marks the importance of Hindi language in India.

Hindi Diwas is celebrated on September 14 annually to promote the language and its usage across the nation. Hindi is the official language in India and is quite popular in countries like- Fiji, New Zealand, Singapore, Mauritius, others.

Over 420 million people around the world speak Hindi as their first language while 120 million people have Hindi as their second.

Apart from Hindi Diwas, World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on 10 January to commemorate the anniversary of the first World Hindi Conference held at Nagpur on January 10, 1975, in which 122 delegates from 30 countries participated. The aim of the conference was to promote Hindi language across the world..

Source : Times of India

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Published On : September 14, 2022
 Q .
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways plans to build a National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at which state?
A)
Tamil Nadu
B)
Gujarat
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Andhra Padesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gujarat

Note :

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways plans to build a National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at the site of the Indus Valley civilisation in Lothal, Gujarat.
 
A first of its kind complex in India, this centre will showcase India’s rich and diverse maritime heritage. The foundation stone for the NMHC project was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the consent for the master plan was given in March 2019.
 
The project is planned to be completed in different phases. In phase 1A, a museum will be built with 5 galleries and a naval gallery on 35 acres of land at an investment of ₹774.23 crore.

In the phase 1B, remaining portions of the museum will be built, including galleries, light house, 5D dome theatre, Bagicha Complex and other infrastructure. This phase is proposed to be developed under EPC mode.
 
Union Minister MoPSW and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal, said, “It is one of the major project under Sagarmala scheme of MoPSW which has an edutainment approach. By using the latest technology maritime heritage will be projected in a user friendly manner to spread awareness among people. Total cost of the NMHC project including EPC and PPP mode is ₹3,500 Crores. The commissioning of NMHC Phase 1A is targeted to be completed by March 2024."
 
The Gujarat government is playing a vital role in this project. It is supporting the project by developing external infrastructure namely; by 4 laning of 11.58 km of road from SH1 to NMHC site via Gundi-Lothal-Saragwala village, by providing water supply connection to the site and by giving 66 kV power supply at NMHC..

Source : Mint

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
Who announced Gujarat's first 'Cinematic Tourism Policy-2022-2027'?
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Bhupendra Patel
D)
Droupadi Murmu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bhupendra Patel

Note :

Gujarat Chief Minister, Bhupendra Patel has Saturday(10th Sep 2022) announced Gujarat’s first-ever ‘Cinematic Tourism Policy 2022-2027’ in the presence of dignitaries including actor Ajay Devgan, and State Government Minister Shri. 
 
Purnesh Modi and Shri Arvind Raiyani. This new policy will create viable opportunities for film production in Gujarat and also provide employment opportunities to local people. There are many places in Gujarat like the White Desert of Kutch, Shivrajpur Beach where there are ample opportunities to become shooting spots.
 
Four MoUs worth Rs. 1022 crore for investments in various subjects including filmmaking, studio infrastructure, acting schools in Gujarat were signed by some investors with the tourism department.

Ajay Devgn also signed MoUs for filmmaking and studio infrastructure and other facilities in the state. A short film giving information on Cinematic Tourism Policy was also shown on this occasion.

State Tourism Commissioner and MD of TCGL Shri Alok Kumar Pandey, thanked the dignitaries present and people associated with the film industries for participating in the event.

This new policy will create viable opportunities for film production in Gujarat and also provide employment opportunities to local people..

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
Who has appointed 'Sanjay Khanna' as the chief executive officer and country manager for India on 12th Sep 2022?
A)
American Express Banking Corp
B)
Standard Chartered
C)
HSBC Bank India
D)
United Overseas Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - American Express Banking Corp

Note :

American Express Banking Corp on Monday(12th Sep 2022) announced the appointment of Sanjay Khanna as the Chief Executive Officer and country manager for India
 
Khanna heads the country executive team and is responsible for driving growth across the organization’s consumer and commercial businesses. In his new role, he will also spearhead several strategic and business development initiatives for the company while steering smooth collaboration across its diverse businesses in India, American Express said in statement. His position, it added, will be key to advancing and strengthening the company’s strategic focus in India. 
 
Khanna said that India is undoubtedly one of the fastest-growing economies of the world, characterized by its ever-expanding consumer base, evolving lifestyle and spending needs. 
 
“As a premium payment solution brand, American Express has a definitive competitive edge in providing high-quality service. My role will be to further enhance the quality and service culture through premium products, service, and solutions to meet the ever-growing needs of the affluent population in India.
 
In his previous roles Khanna has held many leadership positions in the company including head of global financial operations, India centre lead for finance and chairman of the American Express India Pvt Ltd (AEIPL) legal entity board..

Source : Mint

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
Dwarka Sharda Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati when did passes away?
A)
13th September 2022
B)
12th September 2022
C)
11th September 2022
D)
10th September 2022

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 11th September 2022

Note :

Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati of the Dwarka’s Sharda Peeth monastery passed away on Sunday(11th September 2022), in Chhattisgarh’s Narsinghpur district after suffering a heart attack. He was 99. Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati had been unwell for a long time.
 
According to Swami Swaroopanand’s disciplines, his body will be laid to rest on Monday(12th Sep 2022) afternoon at the Paramahamsi Ganga hermitage in Chhattisgarh’s Narsinghpur.
 
Swami Swaroopanand was born in Dighori village in Madhya Pradesh’s Siwani district. He left his home at the age of 9. Later, he went to Kashi in Uttar Pradesh, where he gained spiritual enlightenment and religious wisdom from Swami Karpatri Maharaj.
 
Swami Shankracharya was also imprisoned during the Indian Independence movement. He also participated in the Quit India movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1942 and was incarcerated in Varanasi for nine months and in Madhya Pradesh for six months.
 
He was one of the prominent figures in the legal battle for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya..

Source : India Today

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
Which state police is organizing the 4th Cybercrime Investigation and Intelligence Summit-2022?
A)
Karnataka
B)
Telangana
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note :

The 4th Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence Summit-2022 is being organised by the Madhya Pradesh Police to improve the knowledge and abilities of police sub-inspectors and senior investigating officers in order to effectively prevent cybercrimes. Yogesh Deshmukh, Additional Director General of Police, State Cyber Police Headquarters, stated during the summit’s curtain-raiser ceremony that more than 6000 people had registered to attend.
 
The largest knowledge-sharing, thought-leadership, and cybercrime investigation and intelligence summit (CIIS 2022) in India was organised by the Madhya Pradesh Police through the State Cyber Police and Parimal Labs from September 12 to 22, 2022, in collaboration with Softclicks Foundation, Cleartel Technology, and UNICEF.
 
* In Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, the event is being conducted.
 
* Ten-day summit, of which a three-day offline summit will be hosted at RSVP Noronha Academy of Administration in Bhopal on September 12, 13, and 14, 2022.
 
* Over the course of the ten-day summit, more than 6000 different police, judicial, prosecution, and other agencies from more than 35 states and union territories will have representatives online to participate in this event as presenters and subject matter experts.
 
Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence Summit 2022 Strategy : 
 
* Leading technology firms will provide live samples of their cutting-edge technology at CIIS 2022.
 
* This time, a mixed approach is being used to organise the summit. Both offline and online methods of behaviour will be used.
 
* Subject matter experts and presenters from the United States and other countries, including UNICEF, Interpol-Singapore, the National Cyber Crime Law Enforcement UK Police, the National White Collar Crime Center USA, and NPA Hyderabad, will deliver training on a variety of topics during CIIS 2022..

Source : Daily Pioneer

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) under the Ministry of AYUSH has launched the Ayurveda Day 2022 program on which day?
A)
13th September
B)
12th September
C)
11th September
D)
10th September

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 12th September

Note :

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), under the Ministry of Ayush, has launched the Ayurveda Day 2022 programme. AIIA has been chosen as the nodal agency for driving the Ministry of Ayush’s mandate for Ayurveda Day this year. Ayurveda Day curtain raiser for the six-week long programme (12th September-23rd October).
 
The Ministry of AYUSH celebrates Ayurveda Day every year on Dhanvantari Jayanti and this year(2022) it will be celebrated on 23 October.
 
The theme for the celebration is ‘Har Din Har Ghar Ayurveda’.
 
This year the Ministry is celebrating it in collaboration with all the Ministries and departments of the Government of India so that every person of the nation is made aware of the traditional system of medicine.
 
About the programme : The six-week programme is a noble endeavour to take forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji. The success of this programme will be possible only if we are able to reach every citizen of India, and therefore, over the coming weeks, we will focus all our energies to interact with and sensitise the people so that the message of Ayurveda can percolate down to all levels.
 
‘Har Din Har Ghar Ayurveda’ stresses on creating awareness of ‘Ayurveda for Holistic Health’ in every household. This will help our nation become healthy and strong.”
The programme will see participation from various ministries of the Government of India with the aim of 3Js – Jan Sandesh, Jan Bhagidari, and Jan Aandolan..

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
'Early Intervention Centre-Prayas' inaugurated at Army Hospital in which city on 12th Sep 2022?
A)
Kolkata
B)
Delhi
C)
Mumbai
D)
Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi

Note :

12th Sep 2022 : Aiming to alleviate the suffering and instil confidence in parents in dealing with differently-abled children, a model "Early Intervention Centre- Prayas" has been established at Army Hospital (Research and Referral) in the national capital(Delhi).
 
The Early Intervention Centre is a comprehensive state-of-the-art facility which is dedicated to children with special needs.
 
"Children of Armed Forces personnel upto six years of age suffering from autism, cerebral palsy, sleep and language delay and other disabilities will benefit immensely from this venture," said an official statement.
 
The Centre was inaugurated by Archana Pande, President, Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) in the presence of General Manoj Pande, Chief of the Army Staff at the Army Hospital (R&R).

The event was also attended by Surg Vice Admiral Rajat Datta, Director General Armed Forces Medical Service (DGAFMS)..

Source : ANI News

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Published On : September 13, 2022
 Q .
Which university has launched the Allocation-cum-Admission Policy- CSAS-2022 Portal for admission on 12 September 2022?
A)
Delhi University (DU)
B)
Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU)
C)
Amity University Noida (AUN)
D)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi University (DU)

Note :

The Delhi University (DU) commenced the admission process for undergraduate programmes on Monday(12th Sep 2022) with the launch of the seat allocation portal.
 
Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh said the admission process will be conducted in three phases. The first phase will be to apply to the university through the portal, the second will be preference filling and the third phase will be seat allotment-cum-admission.
 
The Common Seat Allocation System (CSAS) is an online platform that will facilitate the filling up of the application form for admission into the undergraduate programmes.
 
The portal will remain open till October 3, 2022, giving students a 21-day window to apply for their desired undergraduate programmes.
 
There will be no offline filling up of the CSAS-2022 application form. The application number of the CUET (UG)-2022 will be mandatory to apply for CSAS-2022.
 
The application fee for CSAS-2022 will be Rs 250 for the unreserved, OBC and Economically Weaker Sections categories and Rs 100 for the SC, ST and PwBD category applicants.
 
The DU has also decided that in the first round of seat allotment, each programme in each college will have an additional 20 per cent allocation in the unreserved, OBC and Economically Weaker Sections categories and 30 per cent in the SC, ST and PwBD categories..

Source : The Print

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Published On : September 13, 2022