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5th November 2022 Daily Current Affairs

National

PM Modi inaugurated Global Investors Meet ‘Invest Karnataka 2022’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural function of Invest Karnataka 2022, the Global Investors Meet of the state through video conferencing. The main purpose of the ‘Invest Karnataka 2022’ was to attract prospective investors and set up development agenda for the next decade.

Finance Minister Launches Biggest Ever Coal Mine Auction of 141 Mines

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the biggest-ever coal mine auction of 141 mines. it will be a fast-growing economy like India needs greater investment in coal production and gasification projects, FM Said.

  • The mines are being auctioned which are spread across coal/lignite-bearing states of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Bihar. 

Ganga Utsav 2022– The River Festival was celebrated on 4th November

Ministry of Jal Shakti conducted Ganga Utsav- The River Festivals 2022 on 4th November 2022 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi in two separate sessions in collaboration with The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and the Ministry of Jal Shakti.

  • Ganga Utsav- The River Festivals 2022 witnessed of a blend of art, culture, music, knowledge, poetry, dialogue, and stories.
  • Various activities such as puppet shows, film screenings, painting, pottery, and nest-making workshops were held.
  • A mini food stall was a part of this event which included food stalls from Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and West Bengal.
  • Ganga Utsav 2022 aimed to spread awareness of the significance of river rejuvenation across river basins in India.

Awards

Aruna Sairam honoured with Chevalier Award by French govt

Carnatic vocalist, composer, collaborator, humanitarian, and speaker, Aruna Sairam has been honored by the Govt of French with the French government’s highest honor, the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des award for her singing prowess and her contribution towards the development of the Indo-France relationship.

Chevalier Award: 

  • Aruna Sairam also won Padma Shri, Sangita Kalanidhi.
  • She also served as the Vice-Chairperson of the Sangeet Natak Akademi.
  • she is also the recipient of the Tamil Nadu government’s Kalaimamani Award and the Kalidas Samman Award of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Aruna Sairam was awarded the US Congressional Award of Excellence and was also honored by the Mayor of the City of New York and the city of San Diego.

Business

Adani New Industries installs India’s largest wind turbine

Adani New Industries Ltd. has installed a wind turbine in Mundra in Gujarat as part of its growth plans for renewable energy. the wind turbine is taller than the Statue of Unity and is having blades that are broader than the wingspan of a jumbo jet. Adani New Industries Limited (ANIL) announced the installation of the largest wind turbine generator (WTG) in the country in Mundra, Gujarat.

India’s largest wind turbine:

  • The wind turbine is 200 meters tall and can generate power for more than 4,000 households with 5.2 MW of electricity, can generate.
  • The wind turbine generator’s hub height is 120 meters.

Static GK –

  • Adani New Industries Ltd Founded: 1988;
  • Adani New Industries Ltd Headquarters: Ahmedabad;
  • Adani New Industries Ltd Owner: Gautam Adani.

Appointment

VR Krishna Gupta named as Chairman of BPCL

Vetsa Rama Krishna Gupta assumes the additional charge of Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) after the post-superannuation of Arun Kumar Singh. V R K Gupta is Director (Finance) in the company and is holding the additional charge of Director (HR).

  • In 1998, Gupta joined BPCL and has a well-rounded experience across Finance functions covering Commercial Finance, Corporate Accounts, Risk Management, Business plan, Budgeting, Treasury operations, etc.

Static GK:

  • BPCL Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • BPCL Founded: 1952

Energy Efficiency Services Limited named Vishal Kapoor as CEO

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) announced the appointment of Vishal Kapoor as its chief executive officer (CEO). Vishal assumes the charge after completing his tenure as the joint secretary at the Ministry of Power. He also led various government interventions, schemes, and reforms in the distribution sector as joint secretary. He also presented the cyber security and IT initiatives in the power sector.

  • Vishal Kapoor served with the India Railways in various capacities in the design, operations, and maintenance of Rolling Stock of Indian Railways.

Static GK –

  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) Founded: 2009
  • Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) CEO: Arun Kumar Mishra

Economy

Unemployment Rate Surges to 7.77% in Oct Against 6.43% in Sept: CMIE

As per the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), India’s unemployment rate increased in October 2022 to 7.77% due to a sharp increase in the rural joblessness rate after the Kharif harvest season. The unemployment rate surged last month on the back of a significant increase in the rural unemployment rate, reversing the decline registered in September at 6.43%.

  • As per the Data by CMIE, The jobless rate climbed to 7.77% in October, from a four-year low of 6.43% in September.
  • The rural unemployment rate swelled to 8.04% from 5.84% in September, while the urban jobless rate moderated to 7.21% compared with 7.7% in the previous month.
  • Haryana has the highest unemployment rate of 31.8% and followed by Rajasthan (30.7 %), Jammu & Kashmir (22.4%), Jharkhand (16.5%), Bihar (14.5%) and Tripura (10.5%). 
  • Madhya Pradesh has the lowest unemployment rate at 0.8%.

Static GK –

  • Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) Founded: 13 April 1976

Meeting

Narendra Singh Tomar Chairs National Natural Farming Mission Meeting

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has chaired the 1st National Natural Farming Mission committee meeting at Krishi Bhawan. along with it, Agri Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the NMNF portal which will have all the information about the mission, implementation outline, resources, implementation progress, farmer registration, blog, etc. Natural farming in India will be taken forward with the cooperation of everyone.

  • During the meeting, The National Natural Farming Mission was launched.

Sports

ICC T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli becomes 1st player to register a hat-trick in the history

Virat Kohli scored the fifties in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup. he made fifties against the Netherlands (62), Pakistan (82 Not Out), and Bangladesh in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup. with this, Virat Kohli becomes the first player in the history of the T20 World Cup to score 3 or more fifty-plus knocks on three occasions.

List of Players with 3 or more fifty-plus knocks in a T20 World Cup:

  1. Virat Kohli (2014, 2016, 2022)
  2. Matthew Hayden (2007) Gautam Gambhir (2007)
  3. Tillakaratne Dilshan (2009)
  4. Mahela  Jayawardene (2010)
  5. Shane Watson (2012)
  6. Chris Gayle (2012)
  7. Marlon Samuels (2012)
  8. Stephan Myburgh (2014)
  9. Pathum Nissanka (2021)
  10. David Warner (2021)
  11. Babar Azam (2021)
  12. Mohd. Rizwan (2021)
  13. KL Rahul (2021)

Static GK –

  • ICC Founded: 15 June 1909;
  • ICC Chairman: Greg Barclay;
  • ICC CEO: Geoff Allardice;
  • ICC Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Asian Continental Chess C’ship: India’s R Praggnanandhaa and PV Nandidhaa won titles

Top-seeded Indian Grandmaster (GM), R Praggnanandhaa, and compatriot P V Nandhidhaa win the titles in the Open and women’s sections respectively in the Asian Continental Chess Championship, in New Delhi. R Praggnanandhaa played a draw with compatriot B Adhiban in a 63-move game in the 9th round.

Asian Continental Chess championship: Men

  • R Praggnanandhaa 7 points,
  • Harsha Bharathakoti 6.5 points,
  • B Adhiban 6.5 points,

Asian Continental Chess championship: Women

  • P V Nandhidhaa 7.5 points,
  • Priyanka Nutakki 6.5 points,
  • Divya Deshmukh

Track Asia Cup 2022 Cycling Tournament in Kerala

Kerala will host one of the biggest cycling events, the Track Asia Cup 2022 Cycling TournamentTrack Asia Cup 2022 Cycling Tournament will be held at LNCPE Outdoor Velodrome from 25th November 2022 to 28th November 2022. over 200 cyclists will join the tournament from across 25 countries in Asia including China, Korea, Japan, and Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Indonesia, and India, and so on.

  • Asian Cycling Confederation and Cycling Federation of India sanctioned Track Asia Cup 2022.

Obituary

Arunachal Pradesh MLA Jambey Tashi Died at 48

MLA from Lumla assembly seat in Arunachal Pradesh Jambey Tashi has passed away at the age of 48 due to following illness in a hospital in Guwahati. Jambey Tashi was the sitting MLA from the Lumla Assembly constituency of Tawang district. He was an Advisor to the Planning and Investment Minister of the state. Tashi is survived by his wife, two daughters and one son.

  • He was born on October 7, 1974, and was actively involved in social activities right from the beginning and became an Anchal Samiti member in 2001.
  • He was elected to the legislative assembly from constituency Lumla in 2009 unopposed.
  • He was elected as Chairman State Medicinal Plants Board till 2011.
  • He also served as Parliamentary Secretary for Civil Aviation.
  • He was re-elected to the legislative assembly for the 2nd term and held the post of Parliamentary Secretary.

Important Days

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2022

World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed on November 5th every year in order to raise awareness in areas like tsunami early warning, public action, and building back better after a disaster to reduce future impacts. the date of World Tsunami Awareness Day 2022 is Saturday, 5th November 2022. 

  • The theme of World Tsunami Awareness Day 2022 is Awareness About Tsunami Early-Warning Systems‘.
  • In 2015, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) designated November 5 as World Tsunami Awareness Day.

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