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 Q .
5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022 has been launched by which Central Ministry of the Government?
A)
Ministry of Family and Health Welfare
B)
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
C)
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Administration
D)
Ministry of Women and Child Development

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ministry of Women and Child Development

Note :

Ministry of Women and Child Development is celebrating the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022 across the nation from 1st Sept 2022 till 30th Sept 2022.

This year(2022), the objective of the Poshan Maah is to trigger Poshan Maah through Gram Panchayats as Poshan Panchayats with key focus on “Mahila aur Swasthya” and “Bacha aur Shiksha”. Rashtriya Poshan Maah serves as a platform to bring focus to the discourse of nutrition and good health.
 
In the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah the aim is to convert Jan Andolan into Jan Bhagidari to fulfill the Prime Minister's vision of a Suposhit Bharat.
 
Our correspondent reports that the Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition- POSHAN Abhiyaan is Government's flagship programme to improve nutritional outcomes for children under six years, adolescent Girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers. 
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the programme from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan on 8 March, 2018. Focusing on the aims of POSHAN Abhiyaan, the government  has launched  Mission Poshan 2.0 as an integrated nutrition support program..

Source : News on Air

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
Which State/UT has made forensic investigation mandatory in all criminal cases?
A)
Delhi
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Telangana
D)
Jammu and Kashmir

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Delhi Police has decided to make forensic evidence mandatory in all criminal cases where the punishment is more than 6 years after the directions from Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The decision has been taken to boost the conviction rate in Delhi and to integrate the Criminal Justice System with forensic science investigation.

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
The Regional Office of the Coconut Development Board has been 2nd Sep 2022 inaugurated in which state?
A)
Assam
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Gujarat
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gujarat

Note :

Union Agriculture Minister "Narendra Singh Tomar" inaugurated the Regional office of the Coconut Development Board(CDB) at Junagadh in Gujarat on the occasion of World Coconut Day 2022.
 
The minister also virtually inaugurated the World Coconut Day celebration at Kochi in Kerala.
 
Addressing the coconut farmers, the Minister reiterated the government’s commitment to enhance agricultural productivity in the country and increase the income of the farmers.
 
Junagadh, Gir Somnath, and Porbandar districts are the major centres of coconut production in the state. Coconut is grown in an area of nearly 25,000 hectares in the state.
 
World Coconut Day is celebrated every year on 2nd September to commemorate the Foundation Day of the International Coconut Community (ICC). The main theme of World Coconut Day this year is - Cultivate coconut for a happy future and life..

Source : Mint

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
When the World Coconut Day is observed on every year?
A)
30th August
B)
31st August
C)
1st September
D)
2nd September

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 2nd September

Note :

World Coconut Day is celebrated on 2nd September every year. This day is observed to highlight the importance of coconuts and spread information about their various advantages. Coconuts are one of the most popular and multipurpose fruits in the world.

The drink is not only naturally sweet but also provides a boost of hydration and several important nutrients to the body. Many believe that coconut water also aids weight loss because of its nutrient qualities with fairly low calories. 
 
For the unversed, coconut is a member of the drupe family and is mostly found in tropical countries. This fruit is most popular in the Asian-Pacific region.
 
World Coconut Day 2022 Theme : The World Coconut Day theme for the year 2022 is "Growing Coconut for a Better Future and Life".
 
World Coconut Day 2022 History and Significance : The coconut palm is frequently referred to as the “tree of life" because of its multipurpose use as food, medicine, and cosmetics, among others. The first world coconut day was observed on September 2, 2009, by the Asia Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) to spread awareness of the value of coconuts and their impact on society.
 
Since then, the UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for the Asia Pacific) has authorised the APCC to celebrate this day each year on September 2
 
With the help of the Coconut Development Board (CDB), World Coconut Day is observed in several Indian states such as Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, etc..

Source : DNA India

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
Bankrupt Sri Lanka has agreed to a conditional bailout of how many billion dollars with International Monetary Fund negotiators?
A)
$2.4 billion
B)
$2.9 billion
C)
$3.6 billion
D)
$4.5 billion

Correct Answer : Option (B) - $2.9 billion

Note :

Bankrupt Sri Lanka 1st Sep 2022 agreed a conditional $2.9 billion bailout with International Monetary Fund(IMF) negotiators, as the island nation seeks to overcome a bruising economic crisis that saw its president flee the country.
 
Months of acute food, fuel and medicine shortages, extended blackouts and runaway inflation have plagued the country after it ran out of dollars to finance even the most essential imports.
 
Sri Lanka has defaulted on its $51 billion foreign debt and in July angry protesters stormed the home of then-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, with the leader subsequently fleeing the island and issuing his resignation from Singapore.
 
"This is an important step in the history of our country," said successor President Ranil Wickremesinghe of the IMF deal..

Source : The Daily Star

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
Who has been signed as the Brand Ambassador of the "Uppercase" eco-friendly luggage brands, from August 2022 to 2 years?
A)
Jasprit Bumrah
B)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
C)
Ravindra Jadeja
D)
Hardik Pandya

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Jasprit Bumrah

Note :

Brainchild of industry pioneer Sudip Ghose, Acefour Accessories, a travel accessories company, has signed Jasprit Bumrah as brand ambassador for its eco-friendly luggage brand "uppercase" for two years
 
Jasprit Bumrah, exclusively managed by RISE Worldwide, a Reliance initiative and India's largest sports and entertainment company, will lead the D2C brand's 'Never Ordinary' campaign. His extraordinary game across formats makes him the perfect fit to represent the brand.
 
The campaign 'Never Ordinary' is spread across a series of creatives, weaved in a way that tells the features and USPs of the uppercase's bags. The films showcase the uppercase's bags as a perfect everyday companion that is eco-friendly in nature.
 
It highlights that uppercase bags are GRS (Global Recycle Standard)-certified sustainable travel gear. It essentially makes uppercase one of the first travel accessories brands in India to meet international product standards and recycled content certification, which comes with social and environmental practices and no hazardous chemicals restrictions. The creative showcasing of the efficacy of the gears is now live across OTT and social media platforms.
 
uppercase's gears are not only fashionably sustainable but also come with rainproof zippers, 3X more water resistance material, and premium recycled fabric with quality so good that backpacks can stand even when unstuffed. 
 
The bags are handcrafted and right-sized for different needs. The soft luggage is so sturdy that the brand is giving a 2500-day international warranty. For probably the first time in the industry, we will see all-over printed soft luggage at these price points.
 
Talking about roping in Bumrah, Sudip Ghose, Spokesperson/Founder of uppercase, said, "Our brand is young, dynamic, and never ordinary, just like Jasprit Bumrah. 
 
Co-founder and Chief Business Officer (CBO) of uppercase, Shivaprasad, said, "Jasprit Bumrah has shown over the years he is never ordinary with his terrific bowling spells, world record batting feat and being a leader on the field..

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
Who was appointed as the Director General(DG) of the news services division of All India Radio from 1st Sep 2022?
A)
Mr. K V L Narayan Rao
B)
Dr Vasudha Gupta
C)
Punit Goenka
D)
Digvijay Sharma

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dr Vasudha Gupta

Note :

Senior Indian Information Service officer, Dr. Vasudha Gupta 1st September 2022 assumed the charge of Director General of News Services Division, All India Radio
 
A 1989-batch Officer Dr. Gupta has served in various capacities in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in an over 32 year long career. Before her appointment as Director General of the News Services Division of All India Radio, she was serving as DG, Press Information Bureau.
 
During her stint at Press Information Bureau(PIB), she played an instrumental role in devising and implementation of information dissemination products during the challenging period of COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
She is credited for leading the important initiative of developing a feedback dashboard for the Government of India across various media platforms, as also, establishment of Fact Check system for the government. 
 
A Ph.D in Finance from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Dr. Vasudha Gupta helped in the introduction of social media platforms in regional languages through All India Radio while she was posted as Additional Director General in AIR News..

Source : News on Air

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
By what percent did the India's Unemployment Rate Zooms To 1 Year High in 2022?
A)
6.5%
B)
7.6%
C)
8.3%
D)
9.1%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 8.3%

Note :

India's unemployment rate surged to a one-year high of 8.3 per cent in August as employment sequentially fell by 2 million to 394.6 million, according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
 
During July, the unemployment rate was at 6.8 per cent and the employment was 397 million, the CMIE data added.
 
"The urban unemployment rate is usually higher at about 8 per cent than the rural unemployment rate, which is usually around 7 per cent. In August the urban unemployment rate shot up to 9.6 per cent and rural unemployment rate also increased to 7.7 per cent," CMIE managing director Mahesh Vyas told PTI.
 
The unemployment rate in rural India rose from 6.1 per cent in July to 7.7 per cent in August. More importantly, the employment rate fell from 37.6 per cent to 37.3 per cent.
 
During August, the unemployment was the highest in Haryana at 37.3 per cent followed by Jammu and Kashmir at 32.8 per cent, Rajasthan at 31.4 per cent, Jharkhand at 17.3 per cent and Tripura at 16.3 per cent, according to the data.
 
While the unemployment was the lowest in Chhattisgarh at 0.4 per cent followed by Meghalaya at 2 per cent, Maharashtra at 2.2 per cent and Gujarat and Odisha at 2.6 per cent each, the data showed..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : September 2, 2022
 Q .
Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has collaborated with the which country's cyber security agency to design and conduct the Cyber Security Exercise “Synergy” for 13 countries?
A)
Malaysia
B)
Australia
C)
South Korea
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Singapore

Note :

* Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of Electronics and  IT, in collaboration with the Cyber Security Agency of "Singapore" successfully designed and conducted the Cyber Security Exercise “Synergy” for 13 Countries 31st Aug 2022. 
 
* It was a part of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative- Resilience Working Group. The Group is being led by India under the leadership of National Security Council Secretariat. The theme of the exercise was “Building Network Resiliency to counter Ransomware Attacks”. 
 
* The exercise scenario was derived from real life cyber incidents, in which a domestic level (limited impact) ransomware incident escalates to a global cyber security crisis.
 
* The Exercise “Synergy” was hosted by CERT-In on its exercise simulation platform. Each State participated as a National Crisis Management Team having composition from different government agencies. 
 
* The specific objective of the exercise was to Assess, Share and Improve strategies and practices among Member-States to build network resiliency against ransomware & cyber extortion attacks.  .

Source : News on Air

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Published On : September 1, 2022
 Q .
Who has launched the 'Central Armed Police Forces(CRPF) eAwas' web-portal in New Delhi?
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Arvind Kejriwal
D)
Droupadi Murmu

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Amit Shah

Note :

Home Minister Amit Shah 1st Sep 2022 launched the "Central Armed Police Forces' eAwas" web-portal in New Delhi today(1st Sep 2022).
 
* Speaking on the occasion, Mr Shah said, the Central Armed Police Forces have always been a strong pillar of the country's internal security.

* He said, since the Independence till date, more than 35 thousand police personnel have lost their lives while ensuring internal security and due to their sacrifices citizens sleep in peace with a sense of security. 
 
* The Home Minister said, the Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes that it is its responsibility to care for the families of Jawans who protect the nation’s borders in difficult circumstances so that they can serve the country without worry. He said, the CAPF e-Awas portal launched today is another step in the same direction.

* The web-portal will enable online registration and allotment of residential quarters to eligible personnel of CAPFs and Assam Rifles.

* CAPF has been classified into three major categories: Border Guarding Forces; Forces for Internal Security; and Special Task Force

Source : News on Air

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Published On : September 1, 2022