Current Affairs One-Liner: 10th September 2022

Published on September 10, 2022
  • The former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lamba (Retd.), was conferred the Pingat Jasa Gemilang (Tentera), which translates to Meritorious Service Medal (Military) by the President of Singapore, Halimah Yacob.
  • The Indian Army and the Indian Air Force conducted a 4-day long joint military exercise, Gagan Attack in Punjab.
  • The 2+2 Ministerial Meeting was held between India and Japan in Tokyo. In the meeting, the Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, and the Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar met their Japanese counterparts.
  • An international team of scientists discovered two new "super-Earth" planets just 100 light-years away. The planets were discovered with the help of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite and the University of Li├Ęge's Search for Habitable Planets Eclipsing Ultra-Cool Stars (SPECULOOS). The first planet is called, LP 890-9b or TOI-4306b, and the second planet is called, LP 890-9c, or SPECULOOS-2c.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 10th September 2022
  • The US military tested an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), LGM-30G Minutemen III. It is equipped with three re-entry vehicles and is armed with nuclear warheads.
  • Appointments:
    • Gervais Ndirakobuca was appointed unanimously as the new Prime Minister of Burundi. He succeeded Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni as the PM of the central-African nation.
    • Ashish Kumar was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SpiceJet. He will replace Sanjeev Taneja who resigned last week.
    • In the English Premier League (EPL), Graham Potter (ex Brighton Manager) was appointed as Chelsea's manager after Thomas Tuchel's exit.
    • Australian legendary opener, Matthew Hayden was appointed as the mentor of Pakistan for the upcoming T-20 World Cup.
  • Books and Authors:
    • Senior journalist and author, Pavan C Lall released his new book, "Forging Mettle: Nrupender Rao and the Pennar Story". The book is published by HarperCollins India.
  • Important Days:
    • September 10 is globally observed as World Suicide Prevention Day. It is annually organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme of World Suicide Prevention Day (WPD) 2022 is “Creating Hope Through Action”.
  • Paxzen: A Generic COVID19 Tablet
  • Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan
  • Ministry of Agriculture Launched Project Management Unit
  • NITI Aayog and WRI Launch "e-FAST"
  • Rajasthan's Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Scheme

Question:

Q.1 Who is the author of the book, Forging Mettle: Nrupender Rao and the Pennar Story?
a. Shashi Tharoor
b. Chandrachur Ghose
c. Arundhati Bhattacharya
d. Pavan C Lall

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