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A)
Ram Nath Kovind
B)
Droupadi Murmu
C)
M Venkaiah Naidu
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (C) - M Venkaiah Naidu

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The book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches was released by former Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Governor of Kerala Arif Mohammed Khan, and Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur.
 
A collection of selected speeches of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was released 23rd Sep 2022 at Akashvani Bhawan in New Delhi. The book titled 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas-Prime Minister Narendra Modi Speaks' portrays the Prime Minister's vision of a new India. 
 
On this occasion, former Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said, the book, Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas - Prime Minister Narendra Modi Speaks ( May 2019 - May 2020) reflects the ideas, determination, and decisiveness of Modi's government. He said, reform, perform and good governance are the mantra of this government which have transformed the lives of people. 
 
He lauded the Prime Minister's leadership during the Covid-19 pandemic saying that the required capacities were built in a short time. He said, the country developed indigenous vaccines, administered more than 200 crore vaccine doses and foodgrains were provided to 80 crore people to effectively deal with the crisis.
 
Shri Naidu recalled the time the vision of opening crores of bank accounts appeared unattainable, but under the able leadership of PM Modi, the target was achieved very quickly. Counting Direct Benefit Transfer as the biggest achievement of the Government, Shri Naidu said it freed people from the shackles of middlemen, ensuring endpoint delivery of welfare measures..

Source : AIR

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Published On : September 24, 2022
A)
September 21
B)
September 22
C)
September 23
D)
September 24

Correct Answer : Option (C) - September 23

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Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh highlighted the importance of movie tickets at affordable prices as the country is celebrating ‘National Cinema Day 2022’ on Friday, September 23, by encouraging the movie buffs to enjoy a day at the cineplex with a admission price of ₹75.
 
He shared a post on Twitter with a picture saying ‘House Full’ on the National Cinema Day this year. Adarsh said that this stupendous response should act as an eye-opener for the film fraternity about the significance of affordable ticket rates.
 
The National Cinema Day is being celebrated today across the country after being postponed by a week from 16 September. Over 4,000 screens at multiplexes from across the country, including PVR, INOX, Cinepolis, Carnival, and Delite, have teamed up to offer "celebratory admission price" of ₹75 to mark National Cinema Day..

Source : Mint

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Published On : September 24, 2022
A)
Tarun Gogoi
B)
Kiren Rijiju
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Sarbananda Sonowal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sarbananda Sonowal

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Ayush Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated (22nd Sep 2022) the international conference on Consciousness at NIMHANS, Bengaluru.

Theme 2022 : Exploring Consciousness- From Non- Locality to Non- Duality: The Man- Machine Debate

The conference is organized by India Foundation and NIMHANS and supported by Ministry of Ayush.
 
On this occasion, Shri Sharbananda Sonowal said, “India is endowed with a tradition of spiritual inquiry closely connected to the study of nature and life, which developed into the sciences of Ayurveda and yoga.

India is an ideal meeting ground for pioneering research in the field of consciousness studies, in relation with the quest for attaining and maintaining health and wellbeing in the mind and in the body at the individual and social level.”
 
The conference will bring together some of the most eminent researchers and inventors in the areas of physics, biology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, quantum computing and allied fields as well as scholars and spiritual teachers of the major Indic Spiritual and psychological disciplines and doctrines.
 
Earlier in the day the Minister also inaugurated the Centre of Excellence project in the Department of Integrative Medicine, NIMHANS, Bengaluru as part of “AYURSWASTHYA YOJANA”, a flagship programme under Ministry of Ayush. The Centre of Excellence (CoE) will strengthen competencies of Ayush professionals in Education technology, Research & innovation and others..

Source : PIB

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
Droupadi Murmu
B)
Jagdeep Dhankhar
C)
Venkaiah Naidu
D)
Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jagdeep Dhankhar

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Vice President "Jagdeep Dhankhar" has inaugurated (22nd Sep 2022) 3rd edition of the Lok Manthan programme at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.

Theme of 2022 biennale is Lokparampara (Lok traditions).

* Kerala Governor, Arif Muhammad Khan will be the Chief Guest at the concluding session (24th September).

* Lokmanthan : It is an occasion where artists, intellectuals, and academicians are come from different parts of the country converge and brainstorm on the questions that haunt the society..

Source : AIR

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
USD 1.27 billions
B)
USD 1.49 billions
C)
USD 1.73 billions
D)
USD 1.96 billions

Correct Answer : Option (A) - USD 1.27 billions

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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced fresh financial assistance totalling USD 1.27 billion to address poverty and social inequalities at the end of its two-day event that saw the participation of over 300 young change-makers from across the globe.
 
The announcement on the financial commitment came over a week after the Foundation in its annual Goalkeepers report noted that nearly every indicator of the UN sustainable development goals are off track for achieving them by 2030.
 
Despite these challenges, the report highlighted opportunities to accelerate progress by investing in long-term solutions and innovative approaches to entrenched issues, including poverty, inequality, and climate change.
 
The Foundation said on Tuesday(20th Sep 2022) that the funding will address overlapping global crises that have reversed the progress already made toward achieving the UN sustainable development goals (Global Goals).
 
The two-day Goalkeepers event at the Lincoln Center in New York coincided with the annual session of the UN General Assembly.
 
"This week has underscored the urgency of the challenges we face, and the promise of sustainable solutions that save and improve lives," said Mark Suzman, Gates Foundation CEO..

Source : Hindustan Times

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
Madhya Pradesh
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Himachal Pradesh
D)
Gujarat

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gujarat

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The Gujarat government is scheduled to table a proposal in the state legislature on Wednesday(21st Sep 2022) to withdraw the controversial “The Gujarat Cattle Control (Keeping and Moving) in Urban Areas Bill, 2022” on the first of the two-day assembly session.
 
It will also table an amendment to the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Act, 2015, which proposes three amendments, including definition of “organised crime”.
 
In view of the upcoming state assembly elections, the BJP government has been under intense pressure to withdraw the Bill passed six months ago.

The Minister of State for Urban Development and Urban Housing, Vinod Moradiya, is scheduled to formally inform the Speaker about Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat’s move to return the Bill and ask the government to reconsider it.
 
Thereafter the minister is expected to table a proposal for withdrawal of the Bill on the first day of the two-day session of the assembly that will be last gathering of the legislators before the elections. Despite opposition by Congress MLAs, the Bill was passed by the Gujarat government on March 31, 2022, the last day of the budget session.

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
Gary Miller
B)
Michael Sipser
C)
Daniel A. Spielman
D)
Nikhil Srivastava

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Daniel A. Spielman

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Daniel A. Spielman has been honoured with the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics for multiple discoveries in theoretical computer science and mathematics.

In Fundamental Physics:
* Charles H. Bennett, Gilles Brassard, David Deutsch and Peter Shor
* Reason : Discovering the fundamental physics that underlie quantum computation.

Life Sciences:
* Clifford Brangwynne and Anthony Hyman
* Demis Hassabis and John Jumper
* Emmanuel Mignot and Masashi Yanagisawa

Source : Break Through Prize

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Droupadi Murmu
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Arvind Kejriwal

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi 21st Sep 2022 received a copy of the Braille version of Assamese Dictionary "Hemkosh" from Jayanta Baruah in New Delhi. Mr. Modi complimented Jayanta Baruah and his team for their efforts.
 
Hemkosh was among the earliest Assamese dictionaries dating back to the 19th century. On this occasion, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Ports, Shipping and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, and others were also present..

Source : News on Air

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
India
B)
South Africa
C)
Brazil
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (B) - South Africa

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Foreign Ministers from Brazil, Russia, India and China extended their full support to South Africa for its BRICS Chairship in 2023 and also for holding the fifteenth summit.
 
BRICS foreign ministers held their annual meeting on the margins of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where the ministers said that they are looking forward to the Standalone Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Relations in South Africa in 2023.
 
According to the statement released by BRICS, ministers were briefed on the preparations for South Africa's Chairship of BRICS in 2023.
 
The Ministers called for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in its three dimensions - economic, social and environmental - in a balanced and integrated manner by mobilising the means required to implement the 2030 Agenda.
 
According to the statement, "The ministers welcomed the Transforming Education Summit convened by the UN Secretary-General from 16-19 September 2022.

They reaffirmed that the BRICS countries are committed to implementing the UN Education 2030 Agenda, promoting education accessibility and equity, accelerating the development of quality education and training, encouraging exchanges among the youths, strengthening the cultivation of knowledge on sustainable development, and providing BRICS contributions for global governance."..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : September 23, 2022
A)
Ministry of Home Affairs
B)
Ministry of Defence
C)
Ministry of Law and Justice
D)
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Home Affairs

Note : Ministry of Home Affairs introduced the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022’. It was passed by both Houses of Parliament recently.

The bill was being brought as the ‘Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920’ became obsolete. The government turned down demands that the Bill should be referred to a Standing Committee for consideration.

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Published On : September 23, 2022