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Current Affairs One-Liner: 13th December 2022

Published on December 13, 2022
  • National News:
    • In order to encourage the use of renewable energy & green hydrogen and to promote carbon trading, the Rajya Sabha (Council of the States) passed the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022.
    • The 5-day India Global Forum (IGF) 2022 was inaugurated by the Union Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar, in Dubai, UAE.
    • In order to conserve the culture and art & crafts, the Ministry of Culture set up seven Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs) across the country in Patiala, Udaipur. Nagpur, Prayagraj, Dimapur, Kolkata and Thanjavur.
    • The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) initiated investigations into around INR 23,000 Cr in Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion by gaming companies.
    • The first case of Zika Virus Disease (ZVD) in Karnataka was confirmed in a 5-year-old girl from the Raichur district. The ZVD is primarily transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes.
    • In order to attract commercial capital into the state, the Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board (TNIDB) entered into a partnership agreement with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Ltd (NIIFL).
Current Affairs One-Liner: 13th December 2022
  • International News:
    • The 20th Edition of the 5-day Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 08 December to 12 December.
    • A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried the first-ever Arab-built lunar spacecraft into space from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
  • Appointments:
    • Bhupendra Patel was appointed as the 18th Chief Minister of Gujarat by Governor Acharya Devvrat.
    • The Additional Director General (ADG) of Prasar Bharti, Sunil, was elected as the Vice President of the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) for a 3-year tenure.
  • Awards and Honors:
    • The former Vice-President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, was awarded the 25th South Indian Education Society (SIES) Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi National Eminence Award for Public Leadership in Mumbai.
  • Obituary:
    • Renowned American football journalist, Grant Wahl, passed away at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
  • Sports:
    • ICC Player of the Month for November 2022:
    1. Jos Buttler, ENG (Men’s category)
    2. Sidra Ameen, PAK (Women’s category)
    • National Shooting Championship 2022:
      • Winner- Manu Bhaker (10m Pistol)
  • SEBI Releases Framework for AIFs
  • ADB Approves Loan to Strengthen Logistics Sector
  • TMBL Signs an Agreement with Bajaj Allianz
  • HDFC Partners with Startup India

Question:

Q.1 Who was appointed as the 18th Chief Minister of Gujarat?
a. Keshubhai Patel
b. Bhupendra Patel
c. Anandiben Patel
d. Ahmad Patel
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