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Current Affairs – 15 December 2022

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The Bill of Rights Day

  • The Bill of Rights Day is observed on December 15 in the United States. It’s an important day to celebrate America’s Constitution and the framework of society that ascribes rights and freedoms to society.
  • Bill of Rights Day commemorates the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, with the National Archives documenting its many celebrations of the day.
  • The Bill was introduced by James Madison, who later became the fourth President of the United States.
  • Now, The Bill of Rights is displayed in The Rotunda of the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., as a reminder to all Americans of their constitutional freedoms.

States with a higher number of cybercrime police stations list were Published in India

  • The central government has announced the list of states with the highest number of cybercrime police stations across the country.
  • Tamil Nadu tops the list with a maximum of 46 cyber crime police stations, followed by Maharashtra with 43 cyber crime police stations, according to the central government.
    • The central government has also informed that reporting cyber crimes can be done through the website cybercrime.gov.in.

7th India Water Impact Summit 2022

  • The Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will inaugurate the 7th India Water Impact Summit (IWIS 2022) from 15th to 17th December 2022 at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi.
  • The objective of the summit is to impart impetus towards developing water and environmental infrastructure to protect rivers and water bodies in India.
    • The theme of the 7th India Water Impact Summit (IWIS 2022) is ‘Restoration and Conservation of Small Rivers in a Large Basin.

Biotech-Kisan hubs programme

  • Dr Jitendra Singh said the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is implementing a farmers-centric Mission Programme ‘Biotech-Krishi Innovation Science Application Network’ (Biotech-KISAN).
  • The aim of the programme is to work with small and marginal farmers for better agriculture productivity through scientific intervention and evolving best farming practices.

The Central government has published a list of gold smuggling statistics in the country

  • According to central government statistics, Kerala ranks first in gold smuggling in the country.
  • In the last 4 years, the highest number of smuggled gold in the country has been seized through 4 international airports in Kerala, and Tamil Nadu ranks second in the list.

Literary Festival in Chennai – 2023

  • The literary festival will be held for three days from 06.01.2023 to 08.01.2023 at Anna Centenary Library Complex, In Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu,
  • The festival will be a platform for literary readers as literary works, peaks of culture and exhibition halls with dialogues of great personalities guide college students towards literature.

First skin donation surgery in Jaipur

  • India’s first skin bank located at Jaipur’s Sawai Mansingh Hospital, was established in June 2022, and the hospital got its first skin donation on 14 Dec 2022.
  • And then in a hospital 50-year-old Anita Goyal was declared brain dead, her relatives upon the advice of the doctors, agreed to skin donation, and thereafter the state’s first skin cadaveric donation was successfully done in the hospital.

An ice cream factory has been opened in Salem on behalf of Aavin’s company in TamilNadu

  • Chief Minister M.K.Stalin has opened an ice cream factory in the Salem dairy complex for the benefit of Coimbatore, Erode and Salem district milk producer’s cooperative unions on behalf of Aavin.
  • This ice cream factory has been installed at a cost of Rs 12.26 crore with state-of-the-art technology of producing 6000 litres per day.

Sportspersons pension amount has been increased in Tamil Nadu

  • Udhayanidhi Stalin took over as the Sports Development Minister in Tamil Nadu.
  • After assuming charge as a minister, he implemented a plan to increase the pension of sportspersons from Rs.3 thousand to Rs.6 thousand in Tamil Nadu.

SEAL Business sustainability award 2022

  • Samsung won the SEAL Business Sustainability Award in the year 2022 for transforming fishing nets into high-performance, recycled materials for Galaxy devices.
  • The SEAL Business Sustainability Award is conducted every year and is judged by “a panel of sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) experts.” The main aim of this award is to recognize the most impactful companies that promote sustainability and are actively working toward the betterment of the environment.

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