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Current Affairs One-Liner: 2nd September 2022

Published on September 02, 2022
  • Nua Khai festival was celebrated in Orissa. This festival is celebrated a day after the Ganesh Chaturthi and signifies the celebration of the newly harvested crop. ‘Nua’ means ‘New’ and ‘Khai’ means ‘Food’ and the first harvested crop is offered to the local goddess Samaleshwari. This festival is also celebrated in parts of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh as well.
  • An agreement to set up two biogas plants was signed between the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and Suzuki. The objective is to obtain green energy and organic fertilizers. The biogas plants will be constructed in Gujarat.
  • 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah began on 1st September. It is a one-month-long event, celebrated as a part of POSHAN Abhiyan. This year’s theme of Poshan Maah 2022 is “Mahila aur Swasthya” and “Bacha aur Shiksha”.
  • Phase II of the Kochi Metro was inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. This phase covers a distance of 11.2 km from Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to Info Park in Kakkanad.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 2nd September 2022
  • Important Day:
    • World Coconut Day is celebrated on 2nd September every year. The day is observed to emphasize and spread knowledge regarding the benefits of coconuts. The theme of World Coconut Day-2022 is “Growing Coconut for a Better Future and Life”.
  • Appointments:
    • M.V. Iyer was appointed as the interim Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL (India) Ltd. He has been appointed for a period of 3 months.
    • Dr. Vasudha Gupta was appointed as the Director General, News Service Division, All India Radio (AIR). Before the appointment, she was the Director General of the Press Information Bureau (PIB).
    • Utpal Kumar Singh was given the additional charge as the CEO of Sansad TV. He is currently the Secretary General of Lok Sabha.
  • Exercise Vostok-2022
  • Moody’s Cuts India’s Growth Forecast
  • SII Launches HPV Vaccine
  • MHA Launched e-Awas Portal
  • NSO Releases 15th Quarterly PLFS Report
  • IMF Approves a Loan to Sri Lanka

Question:

Q.1 Who has been appointed as Director General, News Service Division, All India Radio (AIR)?
a. Dr. Vasudha Gupta
b. Utpal Kumar Singh
c. M.V. Iyer
d. None of the above

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