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Current Affairs One-Liner: 1st October 2022

Published on October 01, 2022
  • The ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBFGR) discovered a new species of catfish. It was found in Mettur Dam in Salem district, Tamil Nadu, and is from the genus Pangasius.
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that the tokenization of card-based payments will be implemented from October 1, 2022, and the deadline will not be further extended.
  • During his two-day visit to Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched phase I of the Ahmedabad Metro rail project at Kalupur station.
  • The Minister of State for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal represented India at the UNESCO- World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development- MONDIACULT 2022 held in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Kazakhstan’s President, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, restored the former name of Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana. Three years ago, Tokayev himself renamed Kazakhstan’s capital Nur Sultan in the honor of the outgoing President, Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 1st October 2022
  • Appointments:
    • NS Rajan was appointed as the new Chairperson of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI). He will replace Subhash Kamath.
    • South Indian superstar, Ram Charan, was appointed as the brand ambassador of India’s largest two-wheeler-making company, Hero MotoCorp.
  • Important Days:
    • Every year, October 01 is observed as International Coffee Day across the world. It is an initiative of the International Coffee Organization (ICO).
    • Every year, October 01 is observed as World Vegetarian Day across the world. It is an initiative of the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS).
    • Every year, October 01 is observed as the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) across the world. It is an initiative of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The theme of the IDOP 2022 is “Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World.”.
  • Awards:
    • United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN- SDG) Action Awards: India’s Women’s Right Activist, Srishti Bakshi won the Changemaker Award for raising awareness regarding gender-based violence.
  • Sports:
    • 61st Under-17 Subroto Cup Finals: St. Patrick’s School, Gumla, Jharkhand won the 61st Subroto Cup Under-17 Girls Football Tournament after beating Wangoi Higher Secondary School, Imphal, Manipur 3 – 1.
    • World Cadets Chess Championship 2022: In the event held in Georgia, India won two golds:
    1. A. Charvi (Girls Under-8)
    2. Shubhi Gupta (Girls Under-12)

Question:

Q.1 Who won the Changemaker Award in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN- SDG) Action Awards 2022?
a. Srishti Bakshi
b. Shubhi Gupta
c. NS Rajan
d. Anshika Jain
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