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Current Affairs – 07 November 2022

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Bharathi Pradeep
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National Cancer Awareness Day 2022

  • National Cancer Awareness Day 2022 is celebrated every year on 7th November in India.
  • This day is important because it educates people about the serious risk of cancer.
  • According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second most deadly disease that causes death among people.

Rising Sun Water Fest-2022

  • Rising Sun Water Fest 2022 was an initiative by the Indian Army’s Eastern Command with the governments of Assam and Meghalaya. 
  • The three-day event was witnessed by a large number of viewers, locals as well visitors from other cities and states.
  • A total of 22 clubs from across the country took part in the event.
  • The Rowing Trophy was won by the DGAR team, securing one gold and one silver medal.
  • The Sailing Trophy was won by the Yachting Club of Hyderabad securing three gold, two silver, and one bronze medal.
  • Hon’ble CM of Assam Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma was the Chief guest for the closing ceremony, along with Lieutenant General RP Kalita, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command, Air Marshal SP Dharkar, AOC-in-C, Eastern, Air Command and many dignitaries graced the occasion.
  • The closing ceremony included a cultural performance by Assamese star Ms. Rupali Kashyap who mesmerized the audience.
  • The Hon’ble CM of Assam felicitated the participants and Clubs for their outstanding performances.

Ujjain to Get World’s First Vedic Clock

  • Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain, the city of Mahakal will soon boast the world’s first Vedic clock which will be synced with the position of the Sun.
  • After laying the foundation stone at the 300-year-old Jiwaji Observatory in Ujjain, the state higher education minister Mohan Yadav said through this project, people will become familiar with the Vedic time calculation.
  • The state government has allocated Rs 1.62 crore for this mega project as it is working to restore the ancient glory of Ujjain.
  • The minister said the (Vikramaditya) Vedic clock will be divided into 24 muhurats (hours).

Ministry of Education to celebrates ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’

  • The Government declared 15 November as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’ dedicated to the memory of brave tribal freedom fighters.
  • The initiative has been taken under the leadership of Union Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
  • 15th November is the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda who is revered as Bhagwan by tribal communities across the country.
  • Birsa Munda was an iconic freedom fighter, social reformer, and revered tribal leader of the country, who fought bravely against the exploitative system of the British colonial government.
  • He organized and led the tribal movement, giving a call for “Ulgulan” (Revolt) to the tribals. He encouraged tribals to understand their cultural roots and observe unity.
  • The Ministry of Education in association with the AICTE, UGC, Central Universities, Private Universities, other HEIs, CBSE, KVS, NVS, and Skilling institutions is celebrating ‘JanjatiyaGaurav Divas’ to commemorate the contribution of the tribal freedom fighters.

India Celebrates 134th Birth Anniversary of CV Raman

  • CV Raman was born on 7th November 1888, in Trichinopoly, Tamil Nadu, and died on 21st November 1970, in Bangalore.
  • CV Raman was one of India’s greatest scientists.
  • Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was a physicist who made discoveries that were broader than modern science and were called the Raman Effect, the phenomenon of change of wavelength of light when a beam is scattered in a medium.

15th Urban Mobility India Conference now taking place in Kochi

  • The 15th iteration of Kerala’s Urban Mobility India (UMI) Conference, which is taking place in Kochi, comes to an end.
  • Among those attending the farewell event are Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, State Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Kaushal Kishore, and State Transport Minister Antony Raju.

‘Aadhaar Mitra,’ a new chatbot launched by UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) presented the brand-new AI/ML chatbot Aadhaar Mitra in order to facilitate citizens’ usage of the services. Both Hindi and English are available for the chatbot. For the purpose of teaching viewers, it also offers the option of viewing related videos on specific themes.

15th Urban Mobility India Conference now taking place in Kochi

  • The UMI-2023 will be introduced during the event, and Governor Arif Mohammed Khan and MOS Housing & Urban Affairs Kaushal Kishore will present the Awards for Excellence in Urban Transport.
  • The conference is attended by senior officials from the federal and state governments, decision-makers, managing directors of metro rail companies, chief executives of transportation companies, and foreign experts.
  • “Azadi @ 75 — Sustainable Aatmanirbhar Urban Mobility” will be the main emphasis of the meeting.
  • The event places a lot of attention on developing state and local capacity to deal with issues related to urban transportation.

India to take part in World Travel Market starting in London

  • India is taking part in the WTM 2022 to promote itself as a top travel destination according to the tourism ministry.
  • A total of 16 stakeholders are taking part as co-exhibitors in the India Pavilion during the course of the three-day event, including State Governments, Central Ministries, and tour operators among others.
  • The aim of World Travel Market 2022 is to introduce the various tourism services and goods, such as Medical Value travel, opulent trains, and the range of tourism items, to the world’s business community.


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Bharathi Pradeep
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Editor at Bharathi covers topics on Competitive exams, How To guides, Current exams, Current Affairs, Study Materials, etc. Follow her on social media using the links below.

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