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Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 11 & 12 August 2022. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 11 & 12 August 2022 covering the following news headlines: Kieron Pollard, International Youth Day, World Elephant Day, Real Madrid, All India Football Federation, Shashi Tharoor.

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Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • International News
  • States News
  • Banking News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News

International News

  1. Russia successfully launched Iran’s satellite into orbit 
  • A Russian rocket has successfully launched an Iranian satellite into orbit from southern Kazakhstan.
  • An Iranian satellite named Khayyam in orbit by a Soyuz rocket from Russia’s leased Baikonur launch facility in Kazakhstan.
  • The satellite was named after the Persian scientist Omar Khayyam, who lived in the 11th and 12th centuries.
  • The satellite equipped with a high-resolution camera will be used for environmental monitoring and will be completely under its control.

States News

  1. Nitish Kumar steps down as CM of Bihar, dissolves coalition with BJP 
  • Nitish Kumar resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar, which he did in alliance with the BJP.
  • At the Raj Bhavan, Nitish Kumar went alone to meet Governor Fagu Chauhan and announced his resignation to the waiting media.
  • According to the information, Nitish Kumar has handed over the signatures of the MLAs of his party and the Grand Alliance to the Governor of Bihar and he is expected to get an invitation to form the government once again.
  1. Rishabh Pant appointed as the State Brand Ambassador of Uttarakhand
  • The Uttarakhand government has appointed wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant as the ‘state brand ambassador’.
  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami congratulated Rishabh Pant and praised him as one of the best cricketers and idols of youth.
  • Rishabh Pant’s most recent game came in India’s T20I series against New Zealand in which the Indian cricket team won the series with a 3-0 win.

Banking News

  1. HDFC Bank inks an agreement with TReDs platform M1xchange 
  • M1xchange (TReDs platform), a marketplace for trade receivables discounts, and HDFC Bank have partnered to provide small businesses access to financing at competitive interest rates.
  • HDFC Bank has tied up with M1xchange, a project of Mynd Solutions Pvt Ltd, to debut on the Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDs) platform. This action is expected to provide high liquidity to corporate buyers and MSMEs at competitive interest rates.
  1. RBI cancelled the license of Rupee Co-operative Bank, Pune
  • The Reserve Bank of India has cancelled the licence of Pune-based Rupee Co-operative Bank Ltd as the lender does not have adequate capital and earning prospects.
  • However, the RBI said that in compliance to an order of the High Court of Bombay, its direction will become effective after six weeks.
  • The licence has been cancelled because the bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects and as such, it does not comply with certain provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

Awards News

  1. Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to receive France’s highest civilian award
  • Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is set to be honored with the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur, France’s highest civilian award.
  • The French government is honoring him for his writings and speeches and here, French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenin has written to Tharoor informing him about the award.
  • In 2010, Tharoor received a similar honor from the Spanish government when the King of Spain presented him with the Encomienda de la Real Order Espanola de Carlos III.

Sports News

  1. Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 to win 2022 UEFA Super Cup
  • Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt, 2-0 in the finals to win the 2022 UEFA Super Cup for a record-equalling fifth time, in Helsinki, Finland.
  • UEFA Super Cup is an annual football match organised by UEFA for the winners of the two main European club competitions, i.e. the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
  • The last season’s Champions League winners Real Madrid defeated Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt to win the title for fifth time. David Alaba and Karim Benzema scored in each half as Real Madrid beat Eintracht Frankfurt. The man of the match goes to Casemiro.

Important Days

  1. International Youth Day celebrates on 12th August
  • International Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12 August. The day is celebrated to raise awareness about the issues faced by the youth of the world.
  • International Youth Day 2022 aims to amplify the message that achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires action across all generations and leaves no one behind.
  • The theme of the 2022 edition of International Youth Day is “Inter-Generational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages”.
  1. World Elephant Day observed globally on 12 August
  • World Elephant Day is celebrated every year on 12 August to raise awareness about the plight of elephants around the world.
  • The main objective of World Elephant Day is to create awareness on conservation of elephants and to share knowledge and positive solutions for better conservation and management of wild and captive elephants.
  • On 12 August 2012, World Elephant Day was established by Canadian filmmaker Patricia Sims and Thailand’s Elephant Reproduction Foundation, an initiative of HM Queen Sirikit. This day was first celebrated on 12 August 2012. And since then World Elephant Day is celebrated every year.

Obituaries News

  1. AIADMK’s first MP Maya Thevar passes away
  • Former Member of Parliament (MP) and senior All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) politician K. Maya Thevar has passed away due to an age-related illness. He was 87.
  • The was the first MP of the AIADMK. He led the party to enter the world of politics by registering the party’s first victory by contesting a by-election to the Dindigul Lok Sabha constituency in 1973.
  • Also, it was Mr. Maya Thevar who chose the iconic ‘two-leaves’ symbol of the AIADMK party. Later, he left AIADMK and joined the DMK.

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