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Current Affairs 1 November 2022

Current Affairs 1 November 2022

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Current Affairs 1 November 2022 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

 News Headlines 

  1. Lula da Silva defeats Bolsonaro to return as Brazil’s President for third time
  2. Karnataka: K Sivan, among 67 to receive Rajyotsava awards
  3. Govt notifies changes to IT Rules 2021, grievance panel to hear complaints
  4. 103 million people forcibly displaced worldwide, reveals UNHCR report
  5. Healthysure and ManipalCigna Health partner to launch India’s first flexi top-up insurance
  6. IFS Rajesh Ranjan appointed as next Indian envoy to Ivory Coast
  7. BCCI implements pay equity policy for Women Cricketers
  8. WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2022
  9. Indian Navy participates in maiden trilateral exercise with Mozambique and Tanzania
  10. First-ever ASEAN-India Start-up Festival 2022
  11. India to contribute $500,000 for UN Trust Fund to Counter-Terrorism
  12. Defence minister Rajnath Singh virtually launches two helipads in Ladakh, unveils Rs 2,180 cr infra projects
  13. Union Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste inaugurates Saras Food Festival-2022
  14. Fiji to host 12th World Hindi Conference in 2023
  15. NASA Announces new team to study Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UFO)

 News Details 

1. Lula da Silva defeats Bolsonaro to return as Brazil’s President for third time

  • The leftist Luiz In cio Lula da Silva defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in an extremely tight election that marked an about-face for the country after four years of far-right politics.
  • Da Silva’s inauguration is scheduled to take place on January 1, 2023.
  • He last served as president from 2003-2010.
  • About Brazil:
    • Capital: Brasília.
    • Currency: Brazilian real.
    • Continent: South America.

2. Karnataka: K Sivan, among 67 to receive Rajyotsava awards

  • Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K Sivan, Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) chairman BV Naidu and 65 others will be honoured at the 2022 Rajyotsava Awards on November 1.
  • The list of 67 awardees, as well as 10 organisations that will be awarded, was released by the Department of Kannada and Culture.
  • The awards are given out annually to those who have rendered service in various fields.
  • More information:
    • Veteran actors Avinash Yelandur and H G Dattatreya will also be awarded the prestigious honour.
  • About Karnataka:
    • Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot.
    • Capital: Bengaluru.
    • Chief minister: Basavaraj Bommai.

3. Govt notifies changes to IT Rules 2021, grievance panel to hear complaints

  • The government officially notified changes to Information Technology Rules of 2021, paving the way for the setting up of one or more centrally appointed grievance appellate committees (GACs).
  • The Centre would establish one or more GACs within 3 months from the date of commencement of the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Amendment Rules, 2022.
  • GACs shall consist of one chairperson and two whole-time members appointed by the government.
  • Of these, one member shall be ex-officio, while the other two shall be independent members.

4. 103 million people forcibly displaced worldwide, reveals UNHCR report

  • The number of people forcibly displaced from their homes due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and events seriously disturbing public order globally surged to 103 million in the first half of 2022, meaning that one in 77 people on Earth is forcibly displaced, according to the latest report from UNHCR.
  • Compared to the end of 2021 the number has increased by 13.6 million, or 15 per cent.
  • About UNHCR:
    • Full form = United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
    • Headquartered: Geneva, Switzerland.
    • High Commissioner for Refugees: Filippo Grandi.

5. Healthysure and ManipalCigna Health partner to launch India’s first flexi top-up insurance

  • Employee benefits insurtech Healthysure has partnered ManipalCigna Health Insurance to launch India’s first flexi top-up insurance which allows employees to personalize and upgrade their corporate health insurance plans.
  • By paying a nominal add-on premium, employees can upgrade their cover, which can even be continued in a personal capacity post-employment.
  • What is Flexi-top up?
    • It is powered by Healthysure’s technology platform through which a policy is issued digitally within 30 seconds of making a purchase.
    • It does not require any extra loading premium for pre-existing diseases, nor does it have a co-payment clause.
  • More information:
    • Shashank Chaphekar is the Chief Distribution & Technology Officer of ManipalCigna Health Insurance.

6. IFS Rajesh Ranjan appointed as next Indian envoy to Ivory Coast

  • Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Dr. Rajesh Ranjan has been appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to the West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire.
  • Rajesh Ranjan is presently working as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Botswana.
  • About Côte d’Ivoire:
    • Capital: Yamoussoukro.
    • President: Alassane Ouattara.
    • Currency: West African CFA franc.
  • About Botswana:
    • Capital: Gaborone.
    • Currency: Botswana pula.
    • President: Mokgweetsi Masisi.

7. BCCI implements pay equity policy for Women Cricketers

  • In an attempt to bridge pay parity between India’s male and female international cricketers, the match fee for both will be the same as India moves into a new era of gender equality in cricket.
  • As a result, the women cricketers will be paid Rs. 15 lakh, Rs. 6 lakh and Rs. 3 lakh, respectively, for Test, ODI and T20Is, respectively.
  • About BCCI:
    • President: Roger Binny.
    • Headquarters: Mumbai.
    • Founded: December 1928.

8. WHO Global Tuberculosis Report 2022

  • According to the report, 21.4 Lakh TB cases were reported in India in 2021, 18% higher than 2020.
  • Over 22 crore people screened for TB in 2021 across the country for early detection and treatment of TB.
  • Under the new initiative Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyan, more than 40,000 Nikshay Mitra support over 10.45 Lakh TB patients all over the country.
  • More information:
    • After COVID-19, TB is the world’s deadliest but preventable and curable infectious contagious disease.
    • India aims to eliminate TB by 2025 – five years ahead of the global target.

9. Indian Navy participates in maiden trilateral exercise with Mozambique and Tanzania

  • The first edition of India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise (IMT TRILAT), a joint maritime exercise among the Indian, Mozambique and Tanzanian navies was held at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from 27-29 Oct.
  • The Indian Navy is represented by the guided missile frigate, INS Tarkash, a Chetak helicopter and MARCOS (Special Forces).
  • These exercises reflect India’s and the Indian Navy’s commitment to enhancing maritime security and cooperation with maritime neighbours in the Indian Ocean Region and promoting SAGAR, Safety and Growth for All in the Region.
  • About Indian Navy:
    • Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS): Admiral R. Hari Kumar.
    • Vice Chief of the Naval Staff (VCNS): Vice Admiral Satishkumar Namdeo Ghormade.
  • About Mozambique:
    • Capital: Maputo.
    • Currency: Mozambican metical.
    • President: Filipe Nyusi.
  • About Tanzania:
    • Capital: Dodoma.
    • Currency: Tanzanian shilling.
    • President: Samia Suluhu Hassan.

10. First-ever ASEAN-India Start-up Festival 2022

  • Department of Science and Technology Secretary Dr. Srivari Chandrasekhar, inaugurated the 1st ASEAN-India Start-up Festival (AISF) on 27th October 2022 in Bogor, Indonesia, in the presence of Mr. Satvinder Singh, Deputy Secretary-General for ASEAN Economic Community and Ambassador Mr. Jayant Khobragade, Indian Mission to ASEAN (IMA).
  • The ASEAN-India Startup Festival is a flagship initiative that aims to strengthen cooperation and collaboration in science, technology, and innovation between ASEAN Member States and India.
  • It was a four day event, from 27th October to 30th October.

11. India to contribute $500,000 for UN Trust Fund to Counter-Terrorism

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar announced at the plenary session of UNSC special meeting of the Counter Terrorism Committee (CTC) that India will contribute USD 500,000 to the United Nations Trust Fund for Counter Terrorism this year to aid capacity-building support to member states in combating terrorism.
  • India is hosting the 2-day anti-terrorism meeting in Delhi.

12. Defence minister Rajnath Singh virtually launches two helipads in Ladakh, unveils Rs 2,180 cr infra projects

  • Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation 75 infrastructure projects at a total cost of Rs.2180 crore built by the Border Roads Organisation at a function organised at D-S-DBO road in Ladakh on October 28.
  • The 75 projects – 45 bridges, 27 roads, 2 Helipads & one Carbon Neutral Habitat– are spread across 6 states & 2 Union territories.
  • Two helipads are in Hanle and Thakung in eastern Ladakh.

13. Union Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste inaugurates Saras Food Festival-2022

  • Union Minister of State for Rural Development Faggan Singh Kulaste inaugurated the Saras Food Festival 2022.
  • He said the government will take steps to establish Saras stalls by women SHGs in all state capitals, major cities and metros, airports and railway stations for widening the reach of marketing.
  • He launched the e-commerce portal esaras.in, for better and more effective marketing of the products prepared by women of SHGs.

14. Fiji to host 12th World Hindi Conference in 2023

  • Fiji is the first country in the Pacific to hold the 12th World Hindi Conference.
  • The conference would be taking place under the aegis of the Ministry of External Affairs and the Government of Fiji from February 15-17, 2023 & external affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will lead the Indian delegation for the Conference.
  • More information:
    • The 11th World Hindi Conference was held in Mauritius.
    • Hindi is very popular in several countries including New Zealand, Fiji, Singapore, Mauritius, among others.
  • About Fiji:
    • Capital: Suva.
    • Currency: Fijian dollar.
    • President: Wiliame Katonivere.
    • Prime Minister: Frank Bainimarama.

15. NASA Announces new team to study Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UFO)

  • NASA announced that it has selected 16 individuals to be part of its independent study team on unidentified aerial phenomena(UAP).
  • UAP refers to things in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or natural phenomena, or in common parlance, UFOs.
  • The 9-month independent study began on Oct 24.
  • A full report containing the team’s findings will be released in mid-2023.
  • About NASA:
    • Full form = National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    • Headquarters: Washington, D.C.

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