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Current Affairs 3 October 2022

Current Affairs 3 October 2022

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Current Affairs 3 October 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. Indore bags cleanest city award for 6th year, Surat Retains 2nd Rank; M.P ranks first among States
  2. 25% extra seats to be created for foreign students in Universities, HEIs: UGC guidelines
  3. Ministry of Jal Shakti To Celebrate Swachh Bharat Diwas, 2022 on 2nd October
  4. Sujoy Lal Thaosen, Anish Dayal Singh appointed new generals of CRPF, ITBP
  5. Telangana government hikes ST reservation from 6% to 10%
  6. China withdraws anti-AUKUS resolution at IAEA due to lack of support
  7. New debit, credit card rules kick in from Oct 1 with tokenization
  8. ISRO scientist Anil Kumar elected VP of International Astronautical Federation
  9. Writer-academic Madhav Hada to be awarded 32nd Bihari Puraskar
  10. PM Narendra Modi inaugurates phase-1 of Ahmedabad Metro rail project
  11. Vande Bharat Express 2.0: PM flags off new train between Gandhinagar and Mumbai
  12. IARI organised Kisan Sampark Yatra to obtain farmers’ feedback of newly released IARI Basmati Varieties
  13. Shri Sunil Barthwal assumes charge as Secretary, Department of Commerce
  14. ONDC starts beta testing with consumers in 16 pin codes of Bengaluru
  15. Eight core industries’ output growth slowed down to hit a 9-month low of 3.3 per cent in August 2022
  16. Apple gets its 3rd iPhone manufacturer in India – Pegatron opens plant in TN

 News Details 

1. Indore bags cleanest city award for 6th year, Surat Retains 2nd Rank; M.P ranks first among States

  • President Murmu presents awards to cleanest States and cities in Swachh Survekshan 2022.
  • Madhya Pradesh got the first position among States, followed by Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra.
  • Indore was adjudged the cleanest city for the sixth time in a row followed by Surat and Navi Mumbai with populations of above one lakh.

2. 25% extra seats to be created for foreign students in Universities, HEIs: UGC guidelines

  • The University Grants Commission (UGC) said that Higher Educational Institutions can now create up to 25 percent supernumerary seats for foreign students while adopting a transparent admission process for them.
  • A seat remained unfilled in the supernumerary category, shall not be allocated to anyone other than an international student.

3. Ministry of Jal Shakti To Celebrate Swachh Bharat Diwas, 2022 on 2nd October

  • The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti will be commemorating the birth anniversary of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi as Swachh Bharat Diwas (SBD) on 2nd Oct 2022.
  • DDWS implements two flagship programs of the central government viz; Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) and Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

4. Sujoy Lal Thaosen, Anish Dayal Singh appointed new generals of CRPF, ITBP

  • Sujoy Lal Thaosen is currently working as the director general (DG) of the border guarding force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and holding the additional charge of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police
  • The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) DG post fell vacant on Friday after IPS officer Kuldiep Singh (1986-batch) retired.

5. Telangana government hikes ST reservation from 6% to 10%

  • The Telangana government raised the reservation for Scheduled Tribes (ST) by 4 per cent in the state’s educational institutes and government services with immediate effect.
  • The ST reservation in the state has been increased from 6 percent to 10 percent.
  • The government has announced the decision keeping in mind the state’s 10 per cent ST population.

6. China withdraws anti-AUKUS resolution at IAEA due to lack of support

  • Under the AUKUS alliance, Australia plans to acquire at least eight nuclear-powered submarines.
  • The alliance has largely been seen as a response by the three countries to the increasingly aggressive and assertive behaviour of China across the Indo-Pacific.
  • India successfully scuttled China’s attempt to pass an anti-AUKUS (Australia, UK and the US) resolution at the IAEA meet.

7. New debit, credit card rules kick in from Oct 1 with tokenization

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made it mandatory for all credit and debit card data used in online, point-of-sale, and in-app transactions to be replaced with unique tokens by September 30 this year.
  • This added layer of security by way of tokenisation is expected to enhance users’ digital payment experience.

8. ISRO scientist Anil Kumar elected VP of International Astronautical Federation

  • Senior Indian Space Research Organisation Scientist A K Anil Kumar has been elected as the Vice- President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF).
  • Anil Kumar is currently working as Associate Director, ISRO Telemetry, Tracking and Command Network (ISTRAC).
  • IAF is the world’s leading space advocacy body with 433 members in 72 nations.

9. Writer-academic Madhav Hada to be awarded 32nd Bihari Puraskar

  • Writer Dr. Madhav Hada will be awarded the 32nd Bihari Puraskar for his 2015 literary criticism book ‘Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri’, the KK Birla Foundation announced.
  • Named after the famous Hindi poet Bihari, the award is given every year for an outstanding work published in the last 10 years by a Rajasthani author in Hindi or Rajasthani.
  • It carries a cash prize of ₹2.5 lakh.
  • The recipient is chosen by a selection committee headed by chairman Hemant Shesh.

10. PM Narendra Modi inaugurates phase-1 of Ahmedabad Metro rail project

  • The Prime Minister flagged off the Ahmedabad Metro Rail project.
  • The Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project is a monumental boost to multimodal infrastructure connectivity.
  • Phase-I of the Ahmedabad Metro project comprises about 32 km of the East-West corridor from Apparel Park to Thaltej and the North-South corridor between Motera to Gyaspur.
  • About Gujarat:
    • Chief minister: Bhupendrabhai Patel.
    • Capital: Gandhinagar.
    • Governor: Acharya Devvrat.

11. Vande Bharat Express 2.0: PM flags off new train between Gandhinagar and Mumbai

  • The Prime Minister flagged off the new & upgraded version of Vande Bharat Express between Gandhinagar and Mumbai.
  • It is equipped with advanced state-of-the-art safety features including an indigenously developed Train Collision Avoidance System – KAVACH.
  • What is the KAVACH system?
    • The Indian Railway ministry unveiled railway collision prevention technology called ‘Kavach’.
    • The system was created indigenously.
    • The system draws a locomotive to stop when it senses an obstruction on the track.

12. IARI organised Kisan Sampark Yatra to obtain farmers’ feedback of newly released IARI Basmati Varieties

  • The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) organised the ‘Kisan Sampark Yatra’ in the rice growing region of Haryana and Punjab to obtain farmers’ feedback on the three newly released IARI Basmati varieties.
  • About IARI:
    • Full form = Indian Agricultural Research Institute.
    • Is India’s national institute for agricultural research, education and extension.
    • It is also known as the ‘Pusa Institute’.

13. Shri Sunil Barthwal assumes charge as Secretary, Department of Commerce

  • Shri Sunil Barthwal assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Commerce.
  • Prior to this he was serving as Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment.
  • Shri Barthwal is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of Bihar Cadre.
  • He is a postgraduate in Economics.
  • About Bihar:
    • Governor: Phagu Chauhan.
    • Chief minister: Nitish Kumar.
    • Capital: Patna.

14. ONDC starts beta testing with consumers in 16 pin codes of Bengaluru

  • Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), an initiative of the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has opened its network to consumers in 16 locations across the city of Bengaluru.
  • Consumers can place their orders in two domains – groceries and restaurants through buyer apps participating on the ONDC network.
  • More information:
    • DPITT is responsible for formulation and implementation of promotional and developmental measures for growth of the industrial sector.

15. Eight core industries’ output growth slowed down to hit a 9-month low of 3.3 per cent in August 2022

  • Eight key sector industries’ growth rate dropped to 3.3 per cent in August from 12.2 per cent in the same month last year.
  • The previous low was in November 2021 at 3.2%.
  • The production of Fertilizers, Coal, Refinery Products, Steel, Cement and Electricity industries increased in August 2022 over the corresponding period of last year.

16. Apple gets its 3rd iPhone manufacturer in India – Pegatron opens plant in TN

  • The Pegatron plant has been set up by the Taiwanese electronics major under Centre’s popular Production Linked Incentive scheme (PLI), in an industrial park (Mahindra city) in Chengalpattu near Chennai.
  • It is the third Apple vendor to manufacture iPhones in India after Foxconn and Wistron.
  • About Apple:
    • CEO: Tim Cook.
    • Headquarters: Cupertino, California, United States.

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