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GK Current Affairs of 22 August 2022

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Daily GK Current Affairs News is viable of 22 August 2022. – Here are the Regular current affairs viable of 22 August 2022 covering the following news headlines: Super Vasuki, Mithila Makhana, Akshay Urja Diwas, Sadbhavna Diwas 2022, World Senior Citizen Day 2022, Gaganyaan mission.

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  • National News
  • States News
  • Bankings News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News

National News

  1. 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2023 to be held at Indore
  • According to External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi, the 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2023 will be held at Indore in January next year.
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated every year on the 9th of January to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community to the development of India.
  • It also commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to India on 9th January 1915.
  • The decision to celebrate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was taken in accordance with recommendations of the High-Level Committee (HLC) on the Indian Diaspora set up by the government of India under the chairmanship of L. M. Singhvi.

States News

  1. Mandla becomes India’s first fully ‘functionally literate’ district
  • The tribal-dominated Mandla region of Madhya Pradesh has become the first “functionally literate” district in the country. Another 2020 report highlighted that, in this district, more than 2.25 lakh people were not literate, most of them tribals from forest areas.
  • The tribals often complained to the authorities about fraudsters withdrawing money from their bank accounts and the root cause was that they were not functionally literate.

Bankings News

  1. RBI Cancels Licence Of Deccan Urban Co-operative Bank
  • RBI said the license of Deccan Urban Co-operative Bank, Karnataka has been canceled as the lender does not have sufficient capital and earning potential.
  • The central bank said in a release that as per the data furnished by the bank, over 99 percent of the depositors are entitled to receive the full amount of their deposits from the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC).

Sports News

  1. UEFA League: Manisha Kalyan becomes 1st Indian to play in the league
  • Young striker Manisha Kalyan became the first Indian footballer to play in the UEFA Women’s Champions League when she made her debut for Apollon Ladies FC in the European club competition in Angomi, Cyprus.
  • In November 2021, the 20-year-old became the first Indian footballer to score in the AFC Women’s Club Championship.

Important Days

  1. Akshay Urja Diwas 2022: India Observes Renewable Energy Day
  • Every year on 20 August, Akshay Energy Day or Renewable Energy Day is celebrated in India. Renewable Energy Day 2022 or Renewable Energy Day aims to spread awareness about the development and adoption of renewable energy in India.
  • Renewable Energy Day 2022, marks its importance by promoting and lining up the alarming rate of depletion of natural resources. The day makes people aware of the use of natural resources like wind energy, solar energy, and hydropower.
  1. International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
  • International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism is observed on August 21 each year in memory of the victims of terrorism.
  • The day is observed to show the victims of terrorism that they are not forgotten and they are respected and recognized across the world.
  • The theme for 2022’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism is “memories,” as mentioned in a United Nations (UN). The theme was selected after consulting with victims of terrorism and victims’ associations.

Obituaries News

  1. Author of Kocharethi, Narayan passes away
  • Kerala’s first tribal novelist and short story writer Narayan passed away at the age of 82 in Kochi. He was born in the Malayaraya community in Kadayathur hills in Thodupuzha taluk in 1940.
  • His debut novel, ‘Kocharethi’ published in 1998, was selected for the Kerala Sahitya Akademi award in 1999. The novel has been translated into English, Hindi, and south Indian languages. Kocharethi portrays the struggles of the Malayaraya community through the life of protagonist Kunjipennu. The novel has been translated into English, Hindi, and south Indian languages.

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