.GK Current Affairs viable of 12 October 2022

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GK Current Affairs viable of 12 October 2022

Daily GK Current Affairs News is viable as of 12 October 2022. – Here are the Regular current affairs viable of 12 October 2022 covering the following news headlines: World Arthritis Day, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, FIFA, Nomura, Justice DY Chandrachud, Water Sports Center, European Union parliament.

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Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • International News
  • National News
  • State News
  • Banking News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News

International News

  1. Chinese Economy Is In Serious Trouble, A Sluggish Growth trend
  • The world’s second-largest economy is reeling from the effects of a severe drought and its vast real estate sector is suffering the consequences of high debt.
  • Business and consumer activity in the world’s second-largest economy has been hit by Beijing’s zero-COVID policy, which imposed months-long lockdowns on workers in dozens of cities, forcing many businesses to close. Fearing a significant crisis, Chinese leaders are now shying away from reversing the harsh policy.
  1. EU parliament approved the adoption of the world’s first single charger rule
  • All new smartphones, tablets, and cameras will have the same standard charger from the end of 2024, according to a new law passed by the EU Parliament. The law was adopted with 602 votes in favor and 13 votes against.
  • This forces smartphone, laptop, and camera manufacturing companies to adopt a standard charger, at least in Europe. Laptop makers will also have extra time starting in 2026.

National News

  1. Union Minister Smriti Irani releases operations manual of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao 
  • The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Ministry of Minority Affairs organized “Betiyan Banein Kushal”.
  • It is an inter-ministerial conference on non-traditional livelihoods (NTLs) for adolescent girls on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child. Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani was the chief guest on the occasion.
  • The government has put constant effort into encouraging and empowering girls to pursue the vocation of their choice irrespective of gender stereotypes.
  • The key highlight of the program was the interaction between Smt Smriti Zubin Irani and adolescent girls who have overcome child marriage, gender-based discrimination, and financial hardships.
  1. HM Amit Shah Unveils 14 feet High Statue of Lok Nayak Jayprakash Narayan
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled a 14 feet tall statue of Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan at Sitabadiyara in Bihar’s Saran district. He paid floral tributes to socialist leader Jayaprakash Narayan on his birth anniversary at his native village Sitabadiyara. Home Minister Amit Shah highlighted the welfare schemes of the central government.
  • Home Minister Amit Shah highlighted the fulfillment of dreams of total revolution started by Jayaprakash Narayan.
  • Jayaprakash devoted his entire life to the nation and society.
  • Union Minister Nityanand Rai, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and many other political leaders greeted the occasion.

State News

  1. Union Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated Water Sports Center at HP 
  • Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated a water sports center at Kollam Barman, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.
  • The water sports center, a first of its kind in Himachal Pradesh, has been jointly started by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also exchanged between SAI and NTPC during the event. The center will be dedicated to training athletes in water sports such as rowing, canoeing, and kayaking.

Banking News

  1. SBI Chairman inaugurates Next-Gen Contact Center For Personalized Customer Experience
  • SBI Chairman inaugurated Next-Gen Contact Center: State Bank of India (SBI) chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara inaugurated their Next-Gen Contact Centre service in order to provide a better and more individualized client experience.
  • With 30+ financial options available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the convenience of home, and offered in 12 languages, the redesigned Contact Center will establish a new industry norm.
  • The bank has developed simple-to-remember 4-digit toll-free numbers (1800-1234 or 1800-2100) to streamline the procedure further.
  • State Bank of India (SBI) stated that its contact center, which is available in 12 different languages, receives 1.5 crore calls each month.
  • It has 3500 agents working for it, giving bank clients great experiences once more. The contact center also assists with first collections.
  1. Pune-based Seva Vikas Cooperative Bank license revoked by RBI
  • Seva Vikas Sahakari Bank’s license was canceled by RBI: Pune-based Sewa Vikas Sahakari Bank’s license was canceled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) due to a lack of adequate capital and future earning potential.
  • With effect from the close of business on October 10, 2022, the Bank ceases to carry out banking activity. It had earlier canceled the license of Rupee Co-Operative Bank in Pune in August 2022.
  • The Bombay High Court is hearing a judicial challenge to the RBI’s action.
  • As per the data provided by the Bank (DICGC), almost 99% of the depositors are eligible to get the full value of their savings from the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation.
  • Out of the entire Insured Deposits, DICGC has already collected Rs. had paid. 152.36 crore till September 14, 2022.
  • Based on the consent of the concerned bank depositors, this payment is being made in accordance with the DICGC Act, 1961.

Sports News

  1. Former Indian Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni inaugurates CSK Academy
  • Former India captain and Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni inaugurated the Super Kings Academy at MS Dhoni Global School in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. MS Dhoni Global School is the first franchise-owned Super Kings Academy in India.
  • The academy has been started at MS Dhoni Global School which is the third academy by the IPL franchise. Two other centers are in Chennai and Salem. The launch was inaugurated by MS Dhoni himself.
  1. FIFA & AIFF launch Football for Schools as Govt of India pledges active support
  • International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), in partnership with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), and with the support of the Union Government, launched the Football for Schools project in the country, which is aimed at broad-basing the beautiful game across India.
  • The FIFA project, which also aims to reach out to over 700 million children worldwide, would lay special emphasis on reaching out to all the tribal communities of the world.
  • Samoura highlighted the importance of reaching out to youngsters across the country and the world with the language of football and teaching them life lessons to make them better citizens in the future.

Important Days

  1. World Arthritis Day 2022 observed on 12th October
  • World Arthritis Day is observed every year on 12 October and is a global health awareness program that helps to create awareness about rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.
  • The day aims to bring people around the world on a single platform to make their voices heard and provide more support for better treatment options for people affected by rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs).
  • The theme of World Arthritis Day 2022 is “It’s in your hands, take action”. The theme aims to encourage people living with arthritis, their caregivers, families, and the general public to not feel that they are alone in this condition.

Obituaries News

  1. Padma Shri Dr. Temsula Ao passes away
  • Former chairperson of Nagaland State Commission for Women, academician, renowned writer, and Padma Shri Dr. Temsula Ao passed away at a private hospital in Dimapur. She was 80.
  • Dr. Temsula Ao, who was known as a leading literary voice in the northeast, was awarded Padma Shri in 2007. She was a recipient of the Nagaland Governor’s Award for Distinction in Literature, the Meghalaya governor’s Gold Medal, and the Sahitya Akademi Award, among other recognitions.

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