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Current Affairs One-Liner: 24th October 2022

Published on October 24, 2022
  • National News:
    • Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked his presence in Ayodhya Deepotsav where 15.76 lakh earthen lamps (diyas) were lit, setting up a new Guinness World Record for burning the most earthen lamps.
    • Student Police Cadet (SPC) opened Honesty Shops in 15 schools in the Ernakulam district of Kerala. The objective of opening these shops is to inculcate the value of truthfulness and integrity in students.
    • The Governor of Karnataka, Thawar Chand Gehlot, gave assent to the ordinance increasing reservation for Schedule Castes (SCs) from 15% to 17% and for Schedule Tribes (STs) from 3% to 7%.
  • International News:
    • Cyclone Sitrang hit the densely populated, low-lying parts of Bangladesh, killing at least 9 people. The worst affected districts include Barguna, Narail, Sirajganj, and the island district of Bhol.
    • China blocked the UN proposal on the listing of Pakistan-based terrorists including Talha Saeed, son of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Chief Hafiz Saeed.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 24th October 2022
  • Important Days and Weeks:
    • Every year 24 October is celebrated as United Nations Day across the world. On 24 October 1945, the UN Charter came into force.
    • Every year 24 October is observed as World Polio Day across the world. It is an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme of World Polio Day 2022 was, “World Polio Day 2022 and Beyond: A healthier future for mothers and children”.
    • Every year 24 October is observed as World Development Information Day. It is an initiative of the United Nations to create awareness regarding the problems encompassing development in different countries and how to overcome them.
    • Every year 24-30 October is observed as Disarmament Week across the world. It is an initiative of the United Nations to ensure world peace.
    • Every year 24-31 October is observed as Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2022. It is an initiative of UNESCO. The theme of MIL Week 2022 is “Nurturing trust: A Media and Information Literacy Imperative”.
  • Obituary:
    • The founder and owner of the Red Bull Formula One racing team, Dietrich Mateschitz, passed away at the age of 78.
  • Sports:
    • India won the silver medal in the Women’s 25m Pistol team event in the ISSF World Championship held in Cairo, Egypt.
  • PFRDA’s New Regulation
  • India’s First Migration Monitoring System
  • Russia Alleges Use of “Dirty Bombs” by Ukraine
  • MHA Cancels License of RGF and RGCT

Question:

Q.1 Recently Honestly Shops were opened in?
a. Kerala
b. Tamil Nadu
c. New Delhi
d. Uttar Pradesh
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