Today Top Current Affairs 7 & 8 May 2022

Today Top Current Affairs 7 & 8 May 2022 – Top 10 GK Current Affairs PDF 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

Telangana govt extends insurance coverage under ‘Nethanna Bima’ scheme

Telangana State Government has decided to extend insurance coverage to handloom and power loom weavers under the ‘Nethanna Bima’ (Weaver’s Insurance) Scheme.

  • The govt extends the insurance coverage of 5 lakh rupees for weavers under the Insurance Scheme on par with the Rythu Bima insurance scheme.
  • The insurance coverage will be fixed for weavers in the age group of 18 to 59 years.

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SC forms high powered committee for recovery from NSEL defaulters

The Supreme Court has formed a committee to recover money from defaulters of NSEL. the committee will be headed by retired Justice of the Bombay High Court, Pradeep Nandrajog.

  • It will ensure the recoveries from the defaulters at a faster pace and execute the decrees against the defaulters in the alleged ₹ 5,600 crores NSEL scam.
  • the committee has been empowered to conduct an equitable distribution of the sale proceeds after verification of claims.

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NCRTC will get India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System train set

National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) will be handed over the first trainset of India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor. India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor is being manufactured at Alstom’s factory in Savli in Gujarat under the Make in India initiative.

  • There will be a laptop and mobile charging facility, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning System (HVAC).

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India registers 6.2% increase in death rate as per CRS during 2020

The central government has released The Civil Registration System (CRS) report 2020 which is based on birth and death reports. as per the Civil Registration System (CRS) report 2020, the number of registered births has dropped from 2.48 crore in 2019 to 2.42 crore in 2020.

  • the number of registered deaths have been increased by 6.2% from 76.4 lakh in 2019 to 81.2 lakh in 2020 according to Vital Statistics of India based on the Civil Registration System’s report for 2020.

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Agreements

Ministry of Skill Development signs MoU with ISRO to start its Training Program

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to launch ISRO Technical Training Programme.

  • During the signing of an MoU, Shri Rajesh Aggarwal, secretary, MSDE and S Somanath, secretary, Department of Space and chairman ISRO were present.

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Awards

World Food Prize 2022

The World Food Prize is an award that is presented for recognizing the achievements of individuals from across the world who have helped in advancing the development of humans by improving the quantity, quality, or availability of food across the world.

  • The World Food Prize was established in the year 1986 by Norman Borlaug with the support of general foods.

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Appointment

Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor Takes Charge as DG (Inspection and Safety)

Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor has taken charge as Director General (Inspection and Safety) of the Indian Air Force at Air HQ New Delhi.

  • Sanjeev Kapoor is a graduate of the National Defence Academy.
  • he was commissioned in the Flying branch of IAF in December 1985 as a Transport Pilot.

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Sudarshan Venu takes over as Managing Director of TVS Motor Company

Sudarshan Venu has been named as Managing Director of TVS Motor Company at its board meeting. he was the Joint Managing Director of the company. He played an important role in the company’s expansion in India and other significant overseas areas, such as Asia, Africa, and, more recently, Europe.

  • TVS Motor Company is a global manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers.
  • Sudarshan has made the company the most award-winning two-wheeler company.

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Sports

Asian Games 2022 in China postponed to 2023

The Asian Games 2022 has been postponed to 2023 by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) due to rising COVID-19 cases in China. the Asian Games 2022 was to be held in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to September 25th, 2022.

  • Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will announce the new dates for the 19th edition of the Games soon.
  • the 3rd edition of the Asian Youth Games, scheduled to be held in Shantou in December, has been cancelled.
  • The World University Games 2021 was to be held from June 26 to July 27 in Chengdu this year, has also been postponed to 2023.

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Meetings

PM addresses the inaugural session of ‘JITO Connect 2022’

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addresses the inaugural session of Jain International Trade Organisation’s ‘JITO Connect 2022’ on 6th May 2022 via video conferencing.

  • ‘JITO Connect 2022’ is a three-day event and is being held at Gangadham Annex, Pune.
  • The event will take place from 6th to 8th May with ‘Sabka Prayas’ as the theme of today’s programme.

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Narayan Rane inaugurated ‘Enterprise India National Coir Conclave 2022’

MSME Union Minister Shri Narayan Rane and Minister of State for MSME Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma inaugurated the ‘Enterprise India National Coir Conclave 2022’ at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and emphasizes on the development of new products and new applications of Coir.

  • the ‘Enterprise India National Coir Conclave 2022’ is being organised under the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
  • It can help in enhancing exports and adding to MSME’s share in the GDP of the country.

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Important Days

BRO Raising Day 2022

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has celebrated its 62nd Raising Day (foundation day) on 7th May 2022. this day, The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was founded on 7th May 1960 under the Ministry of Defence. the motto is Shramena Sarvam Sadhyam (everything is achievable through hard work).

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World Red Cross Day 2022

Every year, World Red Cross Day is observed on 8th May across the world to commemorate the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. it aims to pay honours those millions of volunteers, staff and members of the world who are working to protect human life and health.

  • This day marks the birthday anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Henry Dunant.
  • in 1828, Henry was born on 8 May in Geneva.

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World Athletics Day 2022

World Athletics Day is observed on 7 May every year across the world. the main purpose of this day is to make youngsters aware of the various health issues.

  • It also aims to create awareness regarding the importance of fitness.
  • In 1996, the president of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) Primo Nebiolo introduced World Athletics Day.

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Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War

Every year, the United Nations (UN) observes the Time of Remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their lives during the Second World War from 8th May to 9th May. 

  • The day aims to pay tribute to all the victims of the Second (2nd) World War (WWII).
  • In 2022, The day is the 77th Anniversary of World War II.

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Daily Current Affairs 7th and 8th May 2022: FAQs

Q.1 Which is best for daily current affairs?

Candidates can read Current Affairs on @PrepareExams.Com and can also read Monthly Current Affairs Magazine including Pratiyogita Darpan, Civil Services Times, Yojana, Niti Aayog reports, Economic and Political Weekly (for some topics only), World Focus year-end issue only, and so on.

Q.2 Where can I get daily current affairs PDF?

Candidates can find daily current affairs at PrepareExam App and its website https://www.prepareexams.com/. it also provides monthly current affairs PDF from https://www.prepareexams.com/.

Q.3 How can I write SSC current affairs notes?

Follow these steps:
Attempt Previous Years Papers.
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Must Attempt Daily Current Affairs Quiz.

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