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Daily GK Current Affairs News is viable of 9 August 2022. – Here are the Regular current affairs viable of 9 August 2022 covering the following news headlines: ASEAN, Defence Expo, Vande Bharat trains, Karnataka Ratna, India Ki Udaan, Commonwealth Games 2022, Nagasaki Day.

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  • International News
  • National News
  • States News
  • Bankings News
  • Business News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days

International News

  1. ASEAN Celebrated Its 55th Anniversary In 2022 
  • External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar has congratulated the ASEAN member states and the Secretary-General on their 55th anniversary.
  • The ASEAN-India Center (AIC) in Research and Information Systems (RIS) for Developing Countries, New Delhi, organized a panel discussion to celebrate the 55th anniversary of ASEAN.
  • The theme of this year’s ASEAN Day is “Strong Together” which invites and welcomes the leaders of ASEAN.
  1. Gustavo Petro sworn in as first leftist President of Colombia 
  • Gustavo Petro has been sworn in as the first leftist president of Colombia. The 62-year-old is a former member of Colombia’s M-19 guerrilla group, as well as a former senator and mayor of Bogota. He will replace Ivan Duke.
  • Mr Petro is part of a growing group of left-wing politicians and political outsiders who have been winning elections in Latin America since the pandemic broke out.
  • A 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia turned voters’ attention away from the ongoing violent conflicts in rural areas.

National News

  1. Indo-Israel Center of Excellence for Vegetables inaugurated 
  • Israeli experts are providing the Center’s technology as part of the India-Israel Action Plan (IIAP), while MIDH is funding the construction of the Center’s infrastructure for demonstration purposes.
  • On the basis of Israeli innovations, Centers of Excellence (CoEs) are being established in the United States. In order to improve agriculture, the Central and State Governments are collaborating on all fronts, according to Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.
  • The newest technology in the horticulture industry are demonstrated and trained in at these Centers of Excellence.
  • In protected cultivation, they also act as a source of seedlings for fruits and vegetables.

States News

  1. Goa CM Pramod Sawant announced to implement 100% NEP in higher education 
  • Goa Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant has announced that the state government will implement 100% of the curriculum in higher education institutions on the lines of the National Policy on Education (NEP).
  • The implementation of NEP has started from college to university level. From the next academic year, 100% of the curriculum in higher education institutions will be online with NEP.

Bankings News

  1. RBI Imposes ₹2.33 Cr Monetary Penalty On Spandana Sphoorty Financial
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹ 2.33 crore on Hyderabad-based Spandana Sphoorthi Financial Limited for failure to comply with the pricing of credit guidelines for non-banking financial company – Micro Finance Institutions (NBFC-). MFI).
  • RBI had conducted statutory inspection of the company, an NBFC-MFI, with reference to its financial position as on March 31, 2019 and March 31, 2020.
  1. SBI’s first-quarter net profit fell by 7% to Rs. 6,068 billion 
  • The country’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), reported a 7% decline in standalone net profit for the first quarter of the current financial year, to stand at Rs 6,068 crore, due to revenue shortfall.
  • In the April-June quarter of 2021-2022, the bank had posted a net profit of Rs 6,504 crore. SBI said in a regulatory filing that its standalone total income declined to Rs 74,998.57 crore in the first quarter of 2022-23 from Rs 77,347.17 crore in the same period last year.
  1. Indian Bank received a Rs. 32 lakh fine from the RBI 
  • As per Para 3.2.6 of Reserve Bank of India (Frauds, Classification and Reporting), the Reserve Bank of India has imposed a total amount of Rs. At least Rs. 5.00 crore (Rupees five crore) to RBI as per section 47A(1)(c) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
  • Indian Bank has taken necessary preventive and comprehensive measures to prevent its recurrence in future.
  1. Federal Bank: First payment gateway to be listed on the new tax platform
  • Kerala-based Federal Bank is listed on the Income Tax Department’s TIN 2.0 platform and now lists the payment gateway platform as the first bank.
  • The “Payment Gateway” has been enabled since the TIN 2.0 platform went live on July 1 this year, giving taxpayers another payment option. They can now conveniently make their payment using methods like credit/debit cards, UPI, NEFT/RTGS and internet banking.

Business News

  1. TATA Steel to spend 3000 cr on seating for new Vande Bharat trains 
  • The Tata group is preparing to introduce “first in India” seating arrangement for Vande Bharat Express trains starting September 2022 and plans to invest Rs 3,000 crore on R&D by FY26. By 2030, the Steel-to-Salt Group expects to be among the top 5 technology companies worldwide in the steel sector.
  • Vande Bharat Express has placed a bulk order of Rs 145 crore with the composites division of Tata Steel for seating arrangements. The order calls for the provision of full seating arrangement for 22 train sets, each having 16 coaches.

Awards News

  1. Puneeth Rajkumar to be conferred Karnataka Ratna posthumously 
  • Karnataka Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai has announced that Kannada film star Puneeth Rajkumar, who died last year, will be conferred with the ‘Karnataka Ratna’ award posthumously.
  • On November 1, which happens to be Kannada Rajyotsava, the state’s formation day.
  • He will be the 10th recipient of the state’s highest civilian honour.
  • Considered the Kannada cinema’s reigning star, Puneeth, the youngest of five children of Kannada matinee idol Dr Rajkumar, died of a cardiac arrest on October 29 at the age of 46.
  • Interestingly, Puneeth’s late father Rajkumar is among the first recipients of the Karnataka Ratna award in 1992, along with poet Kuvempu.

Sports News

  1. PV Sindhu won the gold medal in women’s single badminton 
  • India’s shuttler PV Sindhu has won the gold medal in the women’s singles final at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
  • The double Olympic medalist defeated Canada’s Michelle Lee to win the gold medal. PV Sindhu defeated Michelle Lee 21-15, 21-13. This is the first Commonwealth Games singles gold of Sindhu’s career.
  1. 2026 Chess Olympiad to be hosted by Uzbekistan 
  • According to a tweet from the International Chess Federation (FIDE), Uzbekistan will host the 2026 Chess Olympiad. In Chennai’s ongoing Chess Olympiad, their young team is now in the lead.
  • Teams from around the world compete in the Chess Olympiad, a biennial chess competition. The event is organised by FIDE, which also chooses the host nation. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, FIDE hosted an online chess tournament in 2020 and 2021 with a quick time limit that harmed competitors’ online ratings.

Important Days

  1. International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: 09 August 
  • nternational Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on 09th August across the world.
  • The celebration highlights the role of indigenous people and the importance of preserving their rights, communities and knowledge they gathered and passed down over centuries.
  • The theme of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples this year is “The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.”
  • On December 23, 1994, the UNGA, passed resolution 49/214, declaring August 9 as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People.
  1. World observed Nagasaki Day on 09th August 
  • Japan commemorates the 9th of August every year as Nagasaki day. On August 9, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. It was code-named “Fat Man” due to the design of the bomb as it had a wide, round shape.
  • On August 9, 1945, a US B-29 bomber dropped an atomic bomb on the city, killing nearly 20,000 people.
  • The year 2022 will mark the 77th anniversary of the incident and will pay tribute to all those who lost their lives in the attack or were left alive to die slowly in the horrible nuclear radiation.

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