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One liner Current Affairs of August 2022
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Miscellaneous one liner Current Affairs of August 2022
- Sir Winston Churchil leadership award is given by the United Kingdom. This year this award was given to the Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy by the prime minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson.
- Lulo Rose, the largest pink diamond, has been found in Angola after 300 years. This diamond is also named as the Pinkstar.
- India ranked 1st in the milk production, according to the Global milk production report 2022. India contributes about 23% of global production. In India Uttar Pradesh is the largest producer of Milk.
- AL NAJAH-IV military exercise was conducted between India and Oman, at the Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan.
- VINBAX exercise 3rd edition was conducted between the Army of India and Vietnam at the Chandimandir Haryana.
- West Bengal has created 7 new districts, so the number of districts has increased from 23 to 30. The 7 new districts are: Sunderban, Ichhemati, Ranaghat, Bishnupur, Jangipur, Behrampur and Basirhat.
- The Minjar Mela was celebrated in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh.
- Kerala legislative assembly had conducted 61vidhan sabha seating in 2021, this is the highest by any state assembly in the year.
- Postal Stamp on Pingali Venkayya to was released on 2nd August to celebrate his 146th Birth anniversary. Pingali Venkaiah was the freedom fighter who designed the India Flag.
- Zimbabwe launched the Gold coin named “Musi-o-Tunya”, as the legal tender to tickle inflation.
- ISRO launched the Small Satellite launch Vehicle (SSLV) on August 7 from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. This was developed along with the New space India pvt limited. It was carrying the two satellites EOS-02 and Azadiset, but it was not successful as it lost its path.
- Total 21 new Ramsar sites were added to the list of Indian Ramsar sites. Now the total number of Ramsar sites has increased to 75. Know all the 75 Ramsar sites.
- World Largest floating Solar Power Plant to be built on Narmada River, Madhya Pradesh.
- ASEAN-India ministerial Meeting took place in Cambodia’s Capital Phnom Penh. Motto of the meeting was “Addressing problems together”.
- PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital in Mohali, Punjab. It also inaugurated Asia’s largest multi-speciality hospital in Faridabad, Haryana developed by Amrita Hospital group.
- The All Women Navy Crew led by Aanchal Sharma completed a surveillance mission, crossed the Arabian Sea with Dornier aircraft from Gujarat.
- Sanskrit speaking villages will be developed in each district of Uttarakhand. Karnataka was the first to implement this program.
- Panchamrut Yojana launched by Uttar Pradesh government to double the farmer income.
- The 12th Edition of DefExpo will be conducted in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Theme of this defence Expo is “Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan ”.
- Scotland became the 1st country to provide free of cost, Sanitary Pad.
- Udarshakti Air force exercise was conducted between India and Malaysia, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- Monkeypox has been renamed as Clades by WHO.
- The Indian Army has launched a village guard Scheme. In this scheme Indian Army will train the Youth of Jammu and Kashmir to protect the region.
- India’s first 3D-Printed Cornea developed in Hyderabad by LV Prasad Eye institute along with IIT Hyderabad.
- Hunapongpi festival was celebrated by the Sangtam community in Nagaland.
- “Super Basuki” is India’s longest and heaviest freight train with a total length of 3.5 Km (295 wagons) launched from Chattisgarh. It runs between Chhattisgarh to Rajnandgaon, covering 267 km distance.
- BRO will build a steel slag road in Arunachal Pradesh, it can withstand the heavy rainfall.
- Madhya Pradesh will host the 2023 Paravasi diwas in Indor.
- Daman and Diu become the 1st Union territory to be declared 100% tap water connection certificated.
- Operation Yatri Suraksha” was launched in Pan-India by RPF, to provide the Foolproof security to passengers.
- Indian woman Pilot Zoya Agarwal has got the place in the US aviation museum at San francisco. For flying Air India aeroplane over the North Pole, and covering the longest distance from San-francisco to Bengluru.
- Mithila Makhana got GI-Tag from Bihar.
- The Fineapple International festival was organized in Manipur.
- Jammu and Kashmir has launched Talash aap, for helping Drop-out children to get back to school.
- SCO Defense Minister meeting 2022 was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, this meeting attended by Rajnath Singh.
- PM Modi laid the foundation stone of the largest automobile company unit in Gujarat and Hryana of Maruti Suzuki.
- Haridwar was declared the best-aspirational district by Niti Aayog. The Aspiration district program was started by Niti Aayog in 2018.
- Royal Enfield has partnered with UNESCO to promote and safeguard the intangible cultural heritage of India.
- 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary conference held in Canada.
- “Bibi: My Story” autobiography written by former prime minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.
- Tree Ambulance was set up in Indore, Madhya Pradesh for protection of Biodiversity.
- World water week is celebrated from 23 August to 1 September 2022. The theme was “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water”.
- Atal Bridge was inaugurated at Ahmedabad, Gujarat by PM Narendra Modi. This is a pedestal bridge over the Sabarmati river.
- The 15th edition of the World Forestry congress was held in Seoul, South Korea.
- Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar mission was launched in Puducherry by Bupender Yadav. The 75-day “Swachh Sagar, Surakshit Sagar” campaign is an effort led by citizens with the goal of enhancing coastal and ocean health through collective activity.
- “One Nation One Fertilizer” mission was launched by the Ministry of Agriculture. All the Fertilizer products in India will be sold under the “Bharat” brand.
- Mac Rutherford become the youngest person to fly solo around the world. He is just 17 year old and he started flying from Bulgaria and returned back.
All the important appointment in August 2022
- Sanjay Arora appointed as the DG of Delhi Police.
- Satyendra Prakash was appointed as the principal director of Press Information bureau (PIB).
- Suresh Patel was appointed the commissioner of the Central vigilance commission.
- Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed as the 49th Chief Justice of India.
- Jagdeep Dhanker was elected as the 14th Vice President of India, he was the governor of West Bengal.
- Nallathamby Kalaiselvi has become the first woman director of CSIR.
- Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the brand Ambassador of Uttarakhand.
- William Ruto has been elected as the President of Kenya. He was a deputy President before this.
- Rajesh Verma appointed as the secretary to the President Droupadi Murmu.
- Vikram Doraiswami was appointed as the high commissioner to the United Kingdom.
- The Indian government has appointed former chief economic advisor K Subhramanian as executive director for India at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
- Samir V Kamant has been appointed as the new chairman of DRDO, replacing Satish Reddy who will now be scientific Advisor.
Awards given in August 2022
- Tamil Nadu Police got the President Collar award, this award was presented by the Vice President of India.
- Shashi Tharoor was honored with the highest French Civilian Honour-“Chevalier de la Légion d’-Honneur”.
- Marina Tabassum, an architect from Bangladesh, won the Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award. She has become the first South Asian Person to win this award.
13th Indian Film Festival Awards
13th Edition of Indian Film Festival conducted in Melbourne, Australia.
Best Movie: 83
Best Actor : Ranveer Singh for 83
Best Actress : Shefali Shah for Jalsa movie.
Lifetime achievement award to Kapil Dev
- Bangladesh born journalist Fahmida Azim won the Pulitzer Award 2022 under the commentary category. For reporting the violence faced by the Uygher muselim in Xinjiang region of China.
- Angela Merkel won the UNESCO Peace Prize 2022 for “efforts to welcome refugees”.
- President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy was awarded with the Liberty Medal 2022 by the USA.
- Divita Rai won the title of Miss Diva Universe 2022, held in Mumbai. She is from Karnataka.
Sports Current affairs of August 2022
- The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games slogan will be “Games wide Open”.
- Max Verstappen won the Hungarian Grand Prix.
- The Sports Department of Punjab is going to organize the “Punjabi Khed Mela”. A total of 30 sport game will be conducted.
- Rupal Chaudhary became the first Indian to win two medals in U-20 world Athletics Championship. She won a bronze medal in the 400m race and a silver medal in the 400m relay race.
Commonwealth games 2022 at Birmingham, Indian won a total of 61 medals with 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze and finished overall 4th position, India could have won more medals.
- India’s first medal of the Games was won by Sanket Sargar with a silver in men’s 55kg weightlifting event.
- Sudhir won the first medal for India, a gold, in para sports at the CWG 2022. He became the champion in the para powerlifting men’s heavyweight category.
- Mirabai Chanu was the first Indian to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth games 2022, while in men’s category Jeremy Lalrinnunga from Mizoram was first to win a gold medal.
To know the complete the medal tally click here
- India won the South Asia Football Federation Under 20 (SAFF-U20) Cup by defeating Bangladesh by 5-2.
- Viswananthan Anand became the deputy Prez of the International Chess Federation (FIDE).
- V Pranav became India’s 75th Grand Master. He is from Tamil Nadu.
- The 44th Chess Olympiad 2022 is held in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
- Sunil Chettry and Manisha Kalyan were awarded the player of the year 2022 by All India football Federation.
- Antim Panghal has become the first women wrestler to win the gold medal for India in Under 20 World wrestling championship in 53 Category.
- Linthoi Chanamban wins India’s first ever Gold Medal in the Under 18 Judo World Championship. She belongs to Manipur.
- Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Cherag Shetty won the Bronze medal in badminton doubles in the World Badminton championship in Tokyo.
- Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian to win Lausanne Diamond League meeting title in Javelin throw, held in Switzerland. He won Gold Medal with 89.08 m throw.
- Virat Kohli became the first Indian player to complete 100 matches in all formats.
- Max Verstappen won the Belgium Grand Prix 2022.
- Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema was named UEFA player of the year and while Barcelone Alexia Putellas won the women’s player of the year award.
- Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen won the world Badminton championship 2022. This is his second title.
All the important days of August
- World Lungs cancer day was observed on 1st August. This is organized by Forum Respiratory society.
- National Handloom Day was celebrated on 7th August.
- World Tribal Day is celebrated on 9th August by the United Nation general Assembly.
- World Lion Day is observed on 10th August.
- World Elephant Day is observed on 12th August.
- International Youth Day is observed on 12th August. Theme for this year is “ Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages ”.
- World Mosquito Day is celebrated each year on 20 August.
- National Sport Day is celebrated on 29th August on the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chandra.
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