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Current Affairs One-Liner: 1st August 2022

Published on August 01, 2022
  • National News
    • Union Minister of State for Personnel, Jitendra Singh said according to an order issued by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievance (DARPG) time for public grievance redressal has been reduced to 30 days from 45 days. Last year DARPG reduced the limit to resolve public grievances to 45 days from 60 days.
    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the power sector's Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme. He also participated in the Grand finale of 'Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya-Power @2047 via video conferencing. He also laid the groundwork for NTPC's various green projects and also introduced the National Solar Rooftop portal.
  • Sports
    • Commonwealth Games 2022
      • Former Youth Olympic champion Jeremy Lalrinnunga kept India’s purple patch in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games 2022 going with a gold medal win in the men’s 67kg.
      • Bindyarani Devi won a silver medal in the Women's 55kg category weightlifting in Commonwealth Games 2022. She lifted a total of 202 kg (116kg in clean and jerk and 86kg in Snatch).
      • India’s weightlifter, Achinta Sheuli (73 Kg representative) bagged the gold medal in The Commonwealth Games 2022. The 20-year-old claimed the yellow metal with a combined effort of 313 Kilograms (143kg in snatch and 170kg in clean & jerk).
Current Affairs One-Liner: 1st August 2022
  • Banking News
    • Karnataka Bank promoted three Deputy General Managers Jayanagaraja Rao S, Ananthapadmanabha B, and Ramesh Bhat as General managers.
      • Karnataka bank CEO - Mahabaleshwara M.S
      • Karnataka bank headquarters - Mangaluru, Karnataka
      • Karnataka bank was formed - on 18 February 1924
    • Ujjivan Small Finance bank to enter the gold loan segment shortly and extend its auto loan offerings to non-micro borrowers.70 percent of the assets of Ujjivan Small Finance banks are unsecured or without collateral and the majority of its customers are micro borrowers. The management has made a target to have half of its assets in the secured segment over the next three years.
      • Ujjiwan Small Finance bank MD and CEO - Ittira Davis
      • Ujjiwan Small Finance bank headquarters - Bengaluru, Karnataka
      • Ujjiwan Small Finance bank was formed - on 1 February 2017
  • Defence
    • South Korea, US, and Japan to hold Pacific Dragon Missile defence drill in waters off Hawaii. In addition to these countries, Australia and Canada will join the exercise in the 2022 edition.
  • Obituaries
    • T Mohandas M Pai, founder of Kannada Daily 'Udayavani' passed away at the age of 89 following a prolonged illness. He was the eldest son of Dr. T M A Pai, the founder of the Manipal Group of Institutions. He is also the president of the Dr. T M A Pai Foundation and Manipal media network.
  • Important Days
    • August 1st: World Lung Cancer Day
    • Theme: “close the care gap”
    • August 1-7: World Breastfeeding Week
    • World breastfeeding week is organized by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) in association with WHO (World Health Organisation) and UNICEF (United Nations Children's fund).
  • India and Oman to conduct military exercise 'AL NAJAH-IV' in Rajasthan
  • India and Vietnam to hold joint army exercise 'Ex VINBAX 2022'
  • Tamil Nadu Police received President's Colour
  • Assam government to procure 50 lakh national flags

Question:

Q.1 On which month World Breastfeeding Week 2022 be observed?
a. September
b. August
c. July
d. March
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