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Current Affairs One-Liner: 9th December 2022

Published on December 09, 2022
  • National News:
    • The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Ayush, and Tata Steel Foundation jointly organized a free One-Day Mega Health Camp, “Abua Bugin Hodmo” (“Our Better Health”), at Seraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand.
    • The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Shipping, Ports and Waterways, Shripad Naik, inaugurated the 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) at Panaji, Goa. It aims to showcase the strength and efficacy of the AYUSH systems of medicine at the Global level.
    • The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, approved the upgradation works of:
      • Amethi Bypass (NH-931) in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, with a budget of INR 283.86 Cr.
      • NH-130D in Kondagaon and Narayanpur districts, Chhattisgarh, with a budget of INR 322.40 Cr.
    • The Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, held a consultation meeting on “Cactus Plantation and its Economic Usage” in New Delhi.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 9th December 2022
  • International News:
    • The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UN FAO), organized the opening ceremony for the International Year of Millets-2023 (IYM2023) in Rome, Italy. The Indian delegation was led by the Minister of State, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Shobha Karandlaje.
    • The 15th Conference of Parties (COP-15) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UN CBD) commenced in Montreal, Canada. It will be held from 07 December to 19 December 2022.
  • Important Days:
    • Every year December 09 is observed as International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) around the world. The theme of IACD-2022 is, “Uniting the World against Corruption”.
    • Every year December 09 is observed as International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and the Prevention of this Crime around the world.
  • Appointments:
    • Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra was appointed as the first female President of the Latin American nation, Peru.
    • Bobby Kinnar of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) became the first transgender councilor of Delhi after winning the civic polls from the Sultanpuri-A ward.
  • Awards and Honors:
    • EAG Laureate Award-2022:
      • Venue- Sochi, Russia
      • Winner- Bank of Baroda
    • Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching 2022:
      • It is given by the Government of Australia.
      • Winner- Veena Nair
  • Obituary:
    • Veteran actor of the Kannada cinema, Krishna G Rao, passed away at the age of 70. He was known for his role in “KGF”.
    • Popular Sri Lankan playback singer, Nuwan Gunawardana, passed away. He was known for his songs like “Pawanak Se”, ”Pawi Giyawe Lande Ma Obe”, ”Sihil Pawane”, etc.
  • Sports:
    • Badminton Asia Junior Championships-2022:
      • Venue- Nonthaburi, Thailand
      • India- 3 Silver Medals and 2 Bronze Medals
      1. Unnati Hooda (Silver)
      2. Anish Thoppani (Silver)
      3. Arsh Mohammad-Sanskar Saraswat (Silver)
      4. Gnana Dattu (Bronze)
      5. Bjorn Jaison-Aathish Sreenivas PV (Bronze)
  • Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy of RBI
  • Government of India Partners with ADB
  • Ageas Launches Insurance Plan for 30 Critical Illnesses
  • SIDBI Signs MoU with Monsha’at

Question:

Q.1 The 15th Conference of Parties (COP-15) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UN CBD) recently commenced in?
a. Italy
b. Canada
c. USA
d. India
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