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Current Affairs – 14 September 2022

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Hindi Diwas 2022

Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day is observed every year on 14 September to mark the popularity of Hindi as an official language of India. The language was adopted under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution. The first Hindi day was celebrated on 14th September 1953. Hindi is one of the major languages used in India as a large portion of the country’s population knows and uses the language. Schools, colleges and other educational institutions celebrate Hindi Diwas by organising various programs.

Hindi Diwas also marks celebrating the birthday of Beohar Rajendra Simha who played a crucial role in getting Hindi in the Devanagari script approved as an official language of India.

Nagaland Holds its First Ever Naga Mircha Festival

The first Naga Mircha Festival was hosted and organized by the Seiyhama village Council and Seiyhama Naga Mircha Growers. The first Naga Mircha Festival was sponsored by the Department of Horticulture, and it was held at the Village Council Hall.

Iran May Urge India to Restart Oil Import

India will look to resume buying crude oil from Iran the moment US sanctions are eased, helping it diversify its import basket, a senior government official said. India stopped importing oil from Iran in mid-2019 following sanctions on the Persian Gulf nation by the Trump administration. The US and other world powers are meeting in Vienna to revive the Iran nuclear deal.

President Droupadi Murmu nominated Gulam Ali from J&K to Rajya Sabha

Gulam Ali, a Gurjar Muslim from Jammu and Kashmir, has been nominated to Rajya Sabha by President Droupadi Murmu on the recommendation of the Central government. In the notification, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (a) of clause (I) of article 80 of the Constitution of India, read with clause (3) of that article, the President is pleased to nominate Shri Gulam Ali to the Council of States to fill the vacancy caused due to the retirement of one of the nominated members.”

Kibithu Military Garrison camp named after Bipin Rawat

The military camp at Kibithu Garrison, which is very close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh, has been renamed ‘Gen Bipin Rawat military garrison’ in honour of the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who was killed in a chopper crash last December. As a young Colonel, Rawat commanded his Battalion 5/11 Gorkha Rifles at Kibithu from 1999-2000 and contributed immensely to strengthening the security structure in the area.

Hughes, ISRO Have Launched A Satellite Internet Service

Hughes Communication India (HCI), has collaborated with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), to launch its first high throughput satellite (HTS) broadband internet service in the country. Since last year, the company has been testing its operations in northern India.

Through the first high throughput satellite (HTS) broadband internet service, the company has promised to deliver high-speed satellite broadband service to remote locations across India from the desolate part of Leh Ladakh to the northeastern part of India.

Satellite Internet Service by ISRO and HCI

  • The company is assisting the Indian Army and Paramilitary forces patrolling the LAC and other remote border outputs with the help of HTS Technology.
  • The launch event was facilitated by the ISRO Chairman Dr S Somnath who said that the partnership will improve people’s lives with this collaboration.
  • The HCI and ISRO collaboration aims to provide and deliver excellent quality satellite broadband services.
  • The major customers of HTS Services are cooperative banks, telecommunications 4G operators, and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
  • Today, Hughes has 1 Gbps of capacity on HTS, however, in the future, it aims to expand it up to 10 Gbps to 100 Gbps.

INS Satpura & P8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft to Participate in Exercise Kakadu 2022

INS Satpura and P8 I Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Indian Navy reached Darwin in Australia for participating in the multinational Exercise Kakadu 2022, which is hosted by the Australian Navy. The Exercise Kakadu 2022 will be a two-week exercise both in the harbour and at sea.

This two-week-long exercise involves ships and maritime aircraft from 14 Navies. During the harbour phase of the exercise, the ship’s crew will engage in operation planning interactions and sports activities with participating Navies.

BharatPe Appoints Former RBI Deputy Governor BP Kanungo and Zomato Chairman Kaushik Dutta

Bharatpe has appointed BP Kanungo, former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), and Kaushik Dutta, current Chairman of Zomato, as the Independent Directors of Fintech Firm Bharatpe. Previously, former Chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI), Rajnish Kumar was the director of the company.

The Bhartpe will now have, two executive directors on the board of directors, Shashvat Nakrani and Suhail Sameer (CEO), five non-executive directors, four investor nominees, and two independent directors.

National Defense MSME Conclave and Exhibition begins in Kota, Rajasthan

The two-day National Defense MSME Conclave and Exhibition begins in Kota, Rajasthan. In the exhibition, defence gear including T-90 and BMP-2 tanks, artillery cannons, numerous sniper and machine gun types, and military bridges are on display.

JIMEX 2022: India-Japan joint naval drills in the Bay of Bengal begins

The sixth edition of Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22), hosted by the Indian Navy, began in the Bay of Bengal. The Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships are being led by Rear Admiral Hirata Toshiyuki, Commander Escort Flotilla Four, and Indian naval ships by Rear Admiral Sanjay Bhalla, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet.

Vedanta And Foxconn to Invest 1.54 Lakh Crore In Gujarat For Chip Manufacturing

The Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Limited and Foxconn Group will invest more than Rs 1.54 lakh crore to set up a semiconductor ecosystem in Gujarat. The oil-to-metals conglomerate said Vedanta Displays Limited will set up a Display Fab Unit with an investment of Rs 94500 crore and Vedanta Semiconductors Limited will set up an integrated Semiconductor Fab Unit and OSAT (Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test) facility with an investment of Rs 60000 crore.

China’s First Fully Solar-powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV)

China has successfully tested its first fully solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which can fly for months and can function even as a satellite if required. The maiden flight of Qimingxing-50 has been achieved, making it the first large-sized UAV powered only by solar energy.

IBM and IIT Madras collaborate to promote quantum computing in India

IBM and IIT Madras collaborate: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) and International Business Machines (IBM) have cooperated to improve quantum computing research and talent development in India. IIT Madras joins the IBM Quantum Network’s global membership of over 180 organisations through this agreement. 

Los Angeles named September 17 as ‘Squid Game’ Day

The City of Los Angeles has officially designated September 17 Squid Game Day, in recognition of the South Korean Netflix series’ achievements. “Squid Game” was nominated for 14 Emmy Awards in July and is the first non-English language series to earn a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. It was also the first Korean and first non-English language series to win a Screen Actors Guild Award.

74th Primetime Emmy Awards 2022

The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards were held, to mark some remarkable American television performances until mid-2022.

 List of winners

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy seriesJean Smart- Hacks
Outstanding lead actor in a comedy seriesJason Sudeikis- Ted Lasso
Outstanding comedy seriesTed Lasso
Outstanding lead actor in a limited or anthology series or a movieMichael Keaton- Dopesick
Outstanding lead actress in a limited or anthology series or a movieAmanda Seyfried- The Dropout
Outstanding limited or anthology seriesThe White Lotus
Outstanding lead actress in a drama seriesZendaya- Euphoria
Outstanding lead actor in a drama seriesLee Jung-Jae- Squid Game
Outstanding drama seriesSuccession
Supporting actor in a comedy seriesBrett Goldstein- Ted Lasso
Supporting actress in a comedy seriesSheryl Lee Ralph- Abbott Elementary
Guest actor in a drama seriesColman Domingo- Euphoria
Guest actress in a drama seriesLee You-mi- Squid Game
Supporting actor in a drama seriesMatthew Macfadyen- Succession
Supporting actress in a drama seriesJulia Garner- Ozark
Supporting actor in a limited series or TV movieMurray Bartlett- The White Lotus
Supporting actress in a limited series or TV movieJennifer Coolidge- The White Lotus
Television movieChip ‘n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers
Guest actor in a comedy seriesNathan Lane- Only Murders in the Building
Guest actress in a comedy seriesLaurie Metcalf- Hacks
Outstanding writing for a comedy seriesAbbott Elementary- Quinta Brunson
Outstanding writing for a drama seriesSuccession- Jesse Armstrong
Outstanding writing for a limited or anthology series or movieThe White Lotus- Mike White
Outstanding writing for a variety seriesLast Week Tonight With John Oliver
Outstanding writing for a variety specialJerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel
Outstanding writing for a nonfiction programLucy And Desi
Outstanding competition programLizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls
Structured reality programQueer Eye
Unstructured reality programLove on the Spectrum
Host for a reality or competition programRuPaul- RuPaul’s Drag Race
Variety sketch showSaturday Night Live
Variety special (live)The Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Starring Dr. Dre- Snoop Dogg- Mary J. Blige- Eminem- Kendrick Lamar And 50 Cent
Variety special (pre-recorded)Adele: One Night Only
Short form comedy, drama or variety seriesCarpool Karaoke: The Series
Short form nonfiction or reality seriesFull Frontal With Samantha Bee Presents: Once Upon A Time In Late Night
Documentary or nonfiction specialGeorge Carlin’s American Dream
Documentary or nonfiction seriesThe Beatles: Get Back
Exceptional merit in documentary filmmakingWhen Claude Got Shot
Actor in a short form comedy or drama seriesTim Robinson- I Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson
Actress in a short form comedy or drama seriesPatricia Clarkson- State of the Union
Animated programArcane
Short-form animated programLove- Death + Robots
Character voice-over performanceChadwick Boseman- What If…?
NarratorBarack Obama- Our Great National Parks
Hosted nonfiction series or specialStanley Tucci: Searching for Italy
Outstanding directing for a comedy seriesTed Lasso- MJ Delaney
Outstanding directing for a drama seriesSquid Game- Hwang Dong-hyuk
Outstanding directing for a limited or anthology series or movieThe White Lotus- Mike White
Outstanding directing for a variety seriesA Black Lady Sketch Show- Bridget Stokes
Outstanding directing for a variety of specialAdele: One Night Only- Paul Dugdale
Outstanding Directing for a documentary/nonfiction programThe Beatles: Get Back- Peter Jackson
Outstanding Directing for a reality programLizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls- Nneka Onuorah


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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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