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Current Affairs One-Liner: 7th April 2022

Published on April 07, 2022
  • Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science and Technology was inaugurated at Chandigarh University for training students in space science, Satellite development meets future challenges in space research.
  • The Delhi High Court has restrained the following Cooperative Societies from collecting any deposits from the public:-
    • Sahara Credit Cooperative Society Ltd., Lucknow
    • Saharayn Universal Multipurpose Society Ltd., Bhopal
    • Humara India Credit Cooperative Society Ltd., Kolkata
  • Recently 9th Edition of India – Kyrgyzstan Joint Special Forces Exercise was concluded in Bakloh (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Union Minister of Défense – Rajnath Singh launched MEHAR BABA COMPETITION – II which is aimed at developing technology for Swarm Drone-based system for Foreign Objects on Aircraft Operating Surfaces.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 7th April 2022
  • Digital Dashboard for District Ganga Committees (DGCs) Performance Monitoring System’ (GDPMS) has been launched by Union Minister for Jal Shakti – Gajendra Singh Shekhawat to help the DGCs in enhancing people-river connect. The GDPMS will analyze the performance of the DGCs based on various parameters, including the monthly meetings, and acknowledge the ones doing a good job to generate competitiveness.
  • Parliament has passed the Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022. The bill enables investigating officers to collect the biometric details of prisoners and behavioral attributes including signatures, handwriting, or any other examination referred to under Section 53 of CrPC. The aim of the bill is to increase the conviction rates and limit the offense of crimes.
  • The University Grants Commission is going to establish Bhima Bhoi chairs at the University of Delhi and Guru Ghasidas Univerity in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.
  • State
    • Kerala
      • INS Tharangini has embarked on a 14 nation voyage – Lokayan 2022 from Naval Command in Kochi. INS Tharangini is the first Sail training ship of the Indian Navy.
      • It will participate in the Tall ship Race in Netherlands, Belgium, and Denmark.
      • It will host an Indian flag in London as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
    • Assam
      • The state will be conducting the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, CPA mid-year executive committee meeting, and CPA India Region Conference in Guwahati.
    • Jammu and Kashmir
      • The Union Government has allocated INR 9289 crore to J&K under Jal Jeevan Mission 2022-23.
  • Banking and Finance
    • Amendment in Voluntary liquidation Regulations
      • The insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has amended the voluntary liquidation regulations. The following amendments have been made –
      • The period of distribution of proceeds of liquidation has been reduced from 6 months to 30 days.
      • As per regulation earlier, the liquidator was bound to complete the liquidation process in 12 months. In the amended guidelines the same has been reduced to 270 days where creditors have approved the resolution and 90 days in all other cases.
      • In cases where no claims have been received from the creditors, the period for preparation of a list of stakeholders has been reduced to 15 days from 45 days.
  • Important Day
    • World Health Day
      • 7th April is celebrated as World Health Day to celebrate the creation of the World Health Organization in 1948. First World Health Day was celebrated in 1950.
      • Theme of this year - “Our Planet, Our Health"
      • It is celebrated every year to raise awareness about the ongoing health issues that concern people across the world. The day is also used as an opportunity to spread awareness about the overall health and well-being of people.
  • Important Personalities
    • Pat Gelsinger – CEO of Intel
      • Recently PM Narendra Modi met the CEO of Intel.
    • Bhima Bhoi – 19th century Saint Poet of Odisha
      • He was also known as Santha Kabi. He was a proponent of Mahima Dharma and played a stellar role in rekindling the cultural and literary consciousness in the state. He fought for the rights of the marginalized through his poems.
  • India’s Agriculture Export – USD 50 billion
  • BIS Grants 630 Licenses to Toy Manufacturers
  • National Calendar of India
  • Indo-Israel Bilateral Workshop on Quantum Technologies
  • One Health India
  • Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Meeting
  • 12th Edition of QS World University Subject Rankings 2022

Questions:

Q.1 IBBI recently amended the Voluntary liquidation regulations and reduced the timeline for distribution of proceeds of liquidation from 6 months too?
a. 60 days
b. 30 days
c. 15 days
d. 45 days

Q.2 Bhima Bhoi is a 19th century Saint poet from which state?

a. West Bengal
b. Chattisgarh
c. Gujarat
d. Odisha

Q.3 Where will the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association India Region Conference be conducted this year?
a. Delhi
b. Ahmedabad
c. Guwahati
d. Bhopal
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