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Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th September 2022

Published on September 26, 2022
  • PM Narendra Modi, in his latest edition of “Mann Ki Baat”, announced renaming Chandigarh Airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
  • According to the Sample Registration System Statistical Report 2020, India’s Sex-Ratio was recorded at 907. Kerala (974) recorded the highest Sex-Ratio and Uttarakhand (844) recorded the lowest Sex-Ratio.
  • In order to curb the cases of child pornography in India, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out searches at 56 locations in 19 states and a UT in connection with the circulation of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) as part of Operation “Megha Chakra”.
  • Super typhoon “Noru” hit Polillo Island situated in the northern Philippines. It has caused massive devastations in the country killing more than 400 people and rendering thousands homeless.
  • In order to provide assistance for reconstruction and rehabilitation in flood-hit Pakistan, the World Bank announced an aid of USD 2 billion.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th September 2022
  • Appointments:
    • Rajendra Kumar was appointed as the Director General of the Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). Kumar is the 1992-batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre.
  • Awards:
    • Legendary British singer and pianist, Sir Elton John was conferred with the National Humanities Medal from US President Joe Biden for the work done by Elton John AIDS Foundation.
    • Winners of Breakthrough Prize 2023 were announced in the following categories:
    1. Life Sciences- Clifford P. Brangwynne, Anthony A. Hyman; Demis Hassabis, John Jumper; Emmanuel Mignot, Masashi Yanagisawa
    2. Fundamental Physics- Charles H. Bennett, Gilles Brassard, David Deutsch, Peter W. Shor
    3. Mathematics- Daniel A. Spielman
  • Important Days:
    • Every year September 26 is observed as International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons across the world. It is an initiative of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to promote complete nuclear disarmament.
    • Every year September 26 is observed as World Contraception Day across the world. It is an initiative of 15 international NGOs, governmental organizations, and medical and scientific communities to raise awareness regarding sexual and reproductive health.
  • Sports:
    • Julius Baer Generation Cup 2022: World Champion Magnus Carlsen beat India’s Arjun Erigaisi 2-0 to win the Julius Baer Generation Cup 2022 finals.
    • India defeated Australia by 6 wickets in the 3rd T-20I to clinch the series 2-1. Surya Kumar Yadav was declared Player of the Match while Axar Patel won the Player of the Series award.
    • Laver Cup 2022: Team World won the Laver Cup 2022 by defeating Team Europe by 13-8.
  • Avalanche Monitoring Radar
  • Arogya Manthan 2022
  • Vitamin Angels India partners with UNICEF
  • Click2Protect Optima Secure

Question:

Q.1 Chandigarh Airport will be named after?
a. Bhagat Singh
b. Sohan Singh Bhakna
c. Lala Lajpat Rai
d. Bhai Paramanand
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