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Current Affairs One-Liner: 12th September 2022

Published on September 12, 2022
  • The Indian Army conducted Exercise Parvet Prahar in Ladakh. The Exercise was conducted using newly inducted all-terrain vehicles transported by K9-Vajra Howitzers and Chinook Heavy lift Helicopters. The Army Chief Manoj Pande also paid a visit to the venue to review the Exercise.
  • Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, announced that the world’s largest museum of the Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) aka Harappan civilization is to be set up in Haryana’s Rakhigarhi village. Rakhigarhi is the largest Harappan site in India and is situated in the Hisar district of Haryana.
  • A long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of 27 years was signed between the Indian Army's Western Command and NTPC Ltd. for the drawing of 25MW solar power directly from the National Solar Grid of India (NSGI).
  • In order to mitigate climate change, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC), committed a sum of Rs. 125 crores over the next 5 years to promote green initiatives in India.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 12th September 2022
  • Awards:
    • The Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, presented the BusinessLine’s Changemaker of the Year Award in 6 categories:
      • Changemaker of the year: Bharat Biotech
      • Iconic Changemaker of the year: Mithali Raj
      • Changemaker Digital Transformation Award: DeHaat
      • Changemaker Financial Transformation Award: Zerodha
      • Changemaker Social Transformation Award: Ramesh Raliya
      • Young Changemaker Award: Akash Singh and Prachi Shevgaonka
    • The first pan-India OTTplay Awards were presented. The awards were given on the recommendations of a jury comprising filmmakers and journalists.
      • Best Web Original Film (Popular): Jai Bhim and Shershaah
      • Best Web Series (Popular): The Family Man
      • Best Actor Male (Popular) (Film): Kartik Aaryan (Dhamaka)
      • Best Actor Female (Popular) (Film): Taapsee Pannu (Haseen Dilruba)
      • Best Director (Film): Shoojit Sircar (Sardar Udham)
      • Best Actor Male (Popular) (Series): Tahir Raj Bhasin (Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein)
      • Best Actor Female (Popular) (Series): Raveena Tandon (Aranyak)
      • Best Director (Series): Ram Madhavani, Vinod Rawat, Kapil Sharma (Arya 2)
  • Appointments:
    • IAS officer Mehta Sampada Suresh was appointed as the Private Secretary to the President of India, Droupadi Murmu. He is from the Maharashtra Cadre.
  • Obituary:
    • Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati passed away at the age of 99. The seer breathed his last at the Shridham Jhoteshwar Ashram in Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh. He was the Shankracharya of Dwarka, Sharda, and Jyotish Peeth.
    • Veteran Tollywood actor and former Union Minister, Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju passed away at the age of 83. He was the uncle of Bahubali fame Prabhas.
  • Sports:
    • Asia Cup 2022 Finals: Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 23 runs to clinch their 6th Asia Cup title in Dubai. Bhanuka Rajapaksa was declared the Player of the Match while Wanindu Hasaranga was named Player of the Series
    • US Open Men's Finals: Carlos Alcaraz of Spain defeated Norway's Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-3 to win the US Open 2022. It is Alcaraz's first Grand Slam title.
  • Indian Railways' Revenue Shoots Up
  • "Taragiri" Launched In Mumbai
  • India Signs MoU With the GCC
  • Centre-State Science Conclave
  • RBI Sells USD 13 Billion

Question:

Q.1 Who is appointed as the Private Secretary to the President of India, Droupadi Murmu?
a. Mehta Sampada Suresh
b. Paramesh Sivamani
c. Neelima Kerketta
d. Ashish Kumar

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