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Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 23 July 2022. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 23 July 2022 covering the following news headlines: Income Tax Day, National Broadcasting Day, JC Daniel Award, NITI Aayog, International Association of Ports and Harbors’.

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  • International News
  • National News
  • States News
  • Bankings News
  • Awards News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News

International News

  1. Dinesh Gunawardena sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka 
  • Senior politician, Dinesh Gunawardene has been appointed as the new and 15th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka by President Ranil Wickremesinghe.
  • He will replace former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has been sworn in as the 9th President of the country.
  • Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party MP Gunawardene took oath in the capital Colombo in the presence of other senior legislators.

National News

  1. PM Narendra Modi unveils India’s first Passenger Drone “Varuna” 
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled Varuna, India’s first passenger drone. PM Modi is seen watching the demonstration of the drone. Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the current government has ensured last-mile delivery of services with the help of technology, including drones.
  • The Prime Minister was there to address the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) seminar ‘Swavlamban’ which took place at Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
  • Varuna, India’s first drone that can carry a human payload, has a range of 25 km. The drone can carry a 130 kg payload and has 25-33 minutes of flight time.

States News

  1. HP becomes the 1st Indian state to connect all registered commercial vehicles 
  • Himachal Pradesh has become the first state in the country to connect all registered commercial vehicles equipped with Vehicle Location Tracking Device (VLTD) with Emergency Response Support System (ERSS).
  • Now these vehicles can be tracked anywhere in the country through VLTD. More than 9,423 vehicles have been registered and linked to ERSS. Now it will be monitored by both the police and the transport department.

Bankings News

  1. RBI approves Open, Cashfree Payments, PayNearby and Fairexpay for Cross-Border Payments
  • The Reserve Bank of India gave the go-ahead to Open, Cashfree Payments, PayNearby & Fairexpay, providers of payments and API banking solutions, for its cross-border payments offering.
  • Cross-border payments are the focus of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) announcement about the Second Cohort’s release from the Regulatory Sandbox. The reserve bank chose four of the eight entities that were a part of the Test Phase.
  • These companies include the unicorn of neo banking, Open, as well as Cashfree Payments, PayNearby, and Fairexpay. These entities have all successfully passed the second cohort’s Test Phase.

Awards News

  1. Filmmaker KP Kumaran honoured with JC Daniel Award 2022 
  • Malayalam filmmaker, KP Kumaran has been honoured with Kerala’s highest film award, the JC Daniel Award. Kumaran won the award for his contribution to the Malayalam film industry.
  • The award comprises of a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, a citation, and a plaque. The 2021 jury included singer P Jayachandran, director Sibi Malayil, film academy chairman Ranjith, and Rani George, the principal secretary of the Department of Cultural Affairs.
  • JC Daniel Award is Kerala’s highest award in Malayalam cinema. It is presented annually by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, a nonprofit institution under the Department of Cultural Affairs. Instituted in 1992, the award is given to honour the recipients for their outstanding contribution to Malayalam cinema.

Important Days

  1. National Broadcasting Day 2022 celebrates on 23rd July 
  • National Broadcasting Day is observed on July 23 in India. The day aims to remind Indian citizens about the impact of radio on our lives.
  • Akashvani or All India Radio (AIR) is India’s homegrown national radio broadcasting service which reaches millions of homes across the nation.
  • AIR is a division of Prasar Bharati which was previously under government control but is an autonomous body now, set up by an Act of parliament.
  1. Aaykar Diwas or Income Tax Day celebrated by CBDT on July 24 
  • The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) celebrated the 162nd Income Tax Day (also known as Income Tax Day) on 24 July 2022.
  • The purpose of this tax was to compensate for the loss caused to the British rule during the first war of independence against British rule in 1857. This day was first celebrated in 2010.

Obituaries News

  1. Noted scientist and director ILS, Ajay Parida passes away
  • Renowned Scientist and Director of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Dr Ajay Kumar Parida has passed away at the age of 58.
  • He was awarded the Padma Shri award by the President of India in 2014 for his outstanding contribution in the field of science and engineering.
  • He had also served as the Executive Director at the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation. His research mainly focuses on developing climate resilient crop varieties with abiotic stress tolerance.

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