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Today Top Current Affairs 20 April 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 20 April 2022 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.

National

40th edition of ‘Hunar Haat’ inaugurated in Mumbai

 Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur has inaugurated the 40th edition of Hunar Haat in Mumbai.

  • “Hunar Haat” aims to be a forum to preserve, protect, and promote local artists and craftsmen.”
  • It is being held from April 16 to April 27, 2022.
  • Over 1,000 artisans and craftsmen have joined the 40th edition of the initiative.

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National Level Pollution Response Exercise ‘NATPOLREX-VIII’ of Indian Coast Guard starts

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) started off the 8th edition of the two-day National Level Pollution Response Exercise, ‘NATPOLREX-VIII’, on April 19, 2022, off Mormugao harbour, Goa.

  • The 8th National Level Pollution Response Exercise NATPOLREX was inaugurated by Union Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar.
  • The main purpose of the NATPOLREX-VIII is to enhance the preparedness and response capability of all the stakeholders in combating marine spills.

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Appointments

India Pulses and Grains Association named Bimal Kothari as Chairman

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA) has decided to appoint Bimal Kothari as the new Chairman with immediate effect. Bimal Kothari will replace Jitu Bheda, who was the IPGA chairman since 2018.

  • Kothari is one of the key founding members of the association.
  • He has served as the Vice-Chairman of IPGA since 2011.
  • Bimal Kothari becomes the 3rd chairman of the association after Pravin Dongre and Jitu Bheda.

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Vikram Dev Dutt as Air India Asset Holding CMD

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Vikram Dev Dutt as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Air India Asset Holding (AIAHL).

  • Vikram Dev Dutt’s appointment will come into effect from 27th January 2022.
  • Vikram Dev has worked in charge of Air India as a CMD till the airline was handed over to the Tata Group.
  • The Indian govt set up Air India Asset Holding (AIAHL) in 2019 for holding debt and non-core assets of the Air India group.
  • Tata Group won the bid to acquire Air India for Rs 18,000 crore.

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Karnataka named Robin Uthappa as brand ambassador for Brain Health Initiative

The Karnataka State Government has launched the Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI) with the help of NIMHANS and Niti Ayog. Karnataka has appointed Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa as the brand ambassador for Karnataka- Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI).

  • The training of doctors and preparations to start Brain Health Clinics have been started in three pilot hospitals such as Jayanagar General hospital in Bengaluru Urban, SNR Hospital in Kolar and District Hospital in Chickballapur.

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Awards

Shoojit Sircar received Director Of The Year award for Sardar Udham

Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari Ji has presented the 2021 AIMA Managing India Awards (AIMA) in multiple categories in New Delhi.

  • Shoojit Sircar has been awarded the Director Of The Year award for Sardar Udham in the films category.
  • In 2022, the 12th edition of the AIMA Managing India Awards is being conducted physically, coinciding with the 7th National Leadership Conclave.

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Defence

Trishakti Corps conduct Kripan Shakti exercise at Teesta Field Firing Ranges

The Trishakti Corps conducted an Integrated Fire Power exercise named Ex Kripan Shakti at Teesta Field Firing Ranges (TFFR) near Siliguri (WB) on 12 April 2022.

  • The EX KRIPAN SHAKTI exercise aims to orchestrate and synergize the capabilities of the Indian Army and the Central Armed Police Forces to fight an integrated battle.
  • Lieutenant General Tarun Kumar and General Officer Commanding Trishakti Corps led the exercise.

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Books

‘The Boy Who Wrote a Constitution’ book by Rajesh Talwar

Noted lawyer and writer Rajesh Talwar have authored his new children’s book titled “The Boy Who Wrote a Constitution: A play for Children on Human Rights”.

  • “The Boy Who Wrote a Constitution: A play for Children on Human Rights” was released on the occasion of Dr BR Ambedkar’s 131st birth anniversary.
  • The book is a fact-based drama on Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar’s own recollections of his childhood.
  • It also highlights the life story of Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the person who came to write the Constitution of India.

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Important Days

UN Chinese Language Day 2022

Every year, UN Chinese Language Day is observed on 20 April. it aims to pay tribute to Cangjie, a mythical figure who is presumed to have invented Chinese characters around 5,000 years ago.

  • In 2010, the UN Department of Public Information set up this day in order to promote equal use of all six (6) of its official working languages throughout the organization.
  • This day also highlights multilingualism and cultural diversity.

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