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Today Top Current Affairs 22 April 2020
Three New chief justices for Bombay, Meghalaya & Orissa High Courts
- The Supreme Court (SC) Collegium has suggested to appoint new New Chief Justices for the Bombay, Orissa and Meghalaya High Courts (HC). the chief justice of India, Sharad Arvind Bobde headed SC Collegium. new three Chief Justices are.
|S. No.||Name CJ||HC|
|1||Dipankar Datta||Bombay High Court|
|2||Biswanath Somadder||Meghalaya High Court|
|3||Mohammad Rafiq||Orissa High Court|
- At present, Justice Dipankar Datta is serving as a judge at the Calcutta High Court. he will take place of Bombay High Court Chief Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari.
- At present, Justice Biswanath Somadder is serving as a judge at the Allahabad High Court. he will take place of Justice Mohammad Rafiq.
- At present, Justice Mohammad Rafiq is serving as a judge at the Meghalaya High Court. he will take place of Orissa High Court Chief Justice Sanju Panda.
Daporijo Bridge in Arunachal Pradesh state
- The Border Roads Organisation has constructed a bridge namely “Daporijo bridge” on the Subansiri River in Arunachal Pradesh’s Upper Subansiri district. the Daporijo bridge is 430 feets long. the Daporijo bridge will help in movement of supplies to almost 450 villages and nearly 3,000 security force personnel deployed along the India – China international border.
About Border Roads Organisation :
Headquarters: New Delhi
Director General: Lt. Gen.Harpal Singh
Founder: Jawaharlal Nehru
Founded: 7 May 1960
About Arunachal Pradesh :
Capital – Itanagar
Chief minister – Pema Khandu
Governor – B. D. Mishra.
“e-sanjeevani-opd” facility begins in Himachal Pradesh state
- The government of Himachal Pradesh state has commenced “e-sanjeevani-opd” for free online medical consultation for those who are getting uncomfortable to visit hospitals in view of COVID-19 pandemic. The “e-sanjeevani-opd” service will enable a free online medical consultation to sicked people. to take the advantages of “e-sanjeevani-opd”, one will need to have computer, laptop, tablet along with webcam mike, speaker as well as internet connection. during online medical consultation, 16 doctors team will consult with people during all working days.
About Himachal Pradesh :
Governor: Bandaru Dattatreya
Capitals: Shimla (Summer), Dharamshala (Winter)
Chief minister: Jai Ram Thakur.
COVID India Seva
- On 21th April 2020, The Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, has introduced the COVID India Seva. this platform’s main goal is to set up a connection of communication with millions of Indians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bank and Business News
ICICI Bank commences Voice banking services to its customers
- The ICICI bank has commenced a new kind of servics of voice banking services on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for customers. The new service would enable customers to #BankWithTheirVoice and customers will get answers to banking queries, check account balance & transactions, credit card due date and so on. this new voice banking service allow customers to interact with virtual assistants on Alexa or Google Assistant-powered devices using an omnichannel bot called iPal.
About ICICI Bank :
CEO: Sandeep Bakhshi
Founder: Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
Science And Technology
Fish gills useful for rechargeable metal-air battery
- The the Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) scientists has found a low-cost electro-catalyst With the use of “Fish gills”. this would be in use for environmentally friendly energy conversion devices and storage technologies like fuel cell, biofuel cell, and metal−air battery.
About Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) :
Director: Amitava Patra
Chairperson: C. N. R. Rao
Founded: January 2013.
Saiyam app to Monitor home quarantined citizens
- The Pune Municipal Corporation has commenced a new mobile application namely “Saiyam” under Smart Cities Mission (SCM). the Saiyam app will ensure to monitor home-quarantines citizens to get know that actually, they are staying at home or not?
About Pune Municipal Corporation :
Deputy Mayor: Saraswati Shendge
Mayor: Murlidhar Mohol
Municipal Commissioner: Shekhar Gaikwad, IAS
Founded: 15 February 1950
Charles Leclerc won Chinese Virtual Grand Prix
- The famous Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc has achieved the Formula One Esports Chinese Virtual Grand Prix championship. along with it, Formula 1 has decided to organize new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series.
Ex Fiji Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase passes away
- The Former Prime Minister of Fiji nation Laisenia Qarase has taken his last breath. he served as 6th Prime Minister of Fiji between 2000 and 2006. before joining politic, he was serving as a civil servant. later, he became the part of politic and in 2000, Mahendra Chaudhry’s government was removed. therefore, he took oath as 6th Prime Minister of Fiji
About Fiji :
Capital – Suva
President – Jioji Konrote
Prime Minister – Frank Bainimarama
Currency – Fijian dollar (FJD)
BMW India President and CEO Rudratej Singh pass away
Due to cardiac arrest, BMW Group President and CEO Mr Rudratej Singh has taken his last breath at the age of 46. he was the first person from india who led BMW India operations and later, he was chosen as the head of India operations from August 1, 2019. before joining BMW India, he served as the Global President at Royal Enfield.
About BMW India :
Parent organization : Bayerische Motoren Werke AG
Headquarters : Gurugram
World Earth Day
- 22 April 2019 Current Affairs: The day of 22th April is considered as World Earth Day. it marks as the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. this day highlights that In the whole Universe, there is only one planet where life is possible and therefore, it is essential to keep maintaining this natural asset. Read More
G-20 Agriculture Ministers meeting
- The Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar today become the part of G-20 Agriculture Ministers meeting via a video conferencing. the meeting’s main purpose was to address the issue of COVID-19 impacts on food security, safety, and nutrition.
TIFAC explains how Indian economy can revive after COVID-19
- The Technology Information, Forecasting, and Assessment Council (TIFAC), has prepared methods on a white page to strategize revival of post-COVID 19 Indian economy. now, India is suffering with COVID-19. cases are increasing day by day. this sitution will impact on India’s economy. TIFAC has explored new methods that can help in reviving Economy.
Today top Current Affairs 22 April 2020
Q.1 Need of Daporijo bridge?
the Daporijo bridge will help in movement of supplies to almost 450 villages and nearly 3,000 security force personnel deployed along the India – China international border.
Q.2 About e-sanjeevani-opd?
Himachal Pradesh has commenced “e-sanjeevani-opd” for free online medical consultation for those who are getting uncomfortable to visit hospitals in view of COVID-19 pandemic.