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Current Affairs – 22 December 2022

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National Mathematics Day

  • National Mathematics Day is celebrated on 22 December annually to commemorate the birth anniversary of the famous mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
  • He had made remarkable contributions in various fields of mathematics and its branches.
  • He was born on 22 December 1887 in Erode (today in the city of Tamil Nadu).

Samudhrayan Project

  • Samudhrayan project is a project to send a submersible vehicle to explore a depth of 6000 meters under the sea with humans to explore the world to the rare materials, creatures and things present inside the deep sea.
  • The National Institute of Marine Technology has also developed vehicles for the Samudhrayan project called ‘MATSYA 6000’, and the project will be completed by 2026.

Taliban ban female students from Afghan universities

  • As the Taliban regained power in Afghanistan after 20 years, restrictions are being imposed on women.
  • Women’s rights have been completely banned in Afghanistan.
  • Schools and colleges were reopened after international protests against the earlier ban on girls going to school.
  • Following the ban on women’s education in Afghanistan, all public and private universities in Afghanistan have banned women’s education.

Speaker Gujarat assembly was elected

  • After the BJP’s victory, Gujarat Legislative Assembly polls decided that BJP MLA Shankar Choudhary has been elected as the Speaker of the newly formed 15th Legislative Assembly.
  • Bhupendra Patel was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat on Dec. 12, 2022.
  • BJP MLA Jetha Parwat has been elected as the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.

Union minister launches country’s first Green Steel Brand in New Delhi

  • Steel Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia launched India’s first Green Steel Brand – KALYANI FeRRESTA in New Delhi.
  • Due to this green steel manufacturing plant, India is leading the countries which have committed to achieving carbon neutrality.

A new online system for issuing licenses was launched in Hyderabad

  • Hyderabad Commissioner of Police, C.V. Anand launched a new online system aimed at ensuring faster approval of entertainment and amusement licenses.
  • “The new online system is in line with the State government’s EODB policy and offers accountability, transparency, ease in data retrieval and a faster approval process.
  • From this system, New licenses will be issued within 30 days and renewal applications within 15 days,”

Nepal PM Deuba elected as a leader of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party

  • Nepal Prime Minister and the Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba won the parliamentary party (PP) leader election held on 20th Dec 2022, by defeating the party General Secretary Gagan Kumar Thapa by 39 votes.
  • All 89 lawmakers of the party participated in the voting.
  • Deuba, 76, secured 64 votes, while Thapa, 45, could secure only 25 votes.

Digital India Awards 2022

  • Digital India Awards are conducted by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY).
  • The seventh edition of the Digital India Awards (DIA) is being held in 2022.
  • The Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs won the Platinum Icon in the Digital India Awards 2022 for their initiative.
  • “DataSmart Cities: Empowering Cities through Data” under the ‘Data Sharing and Use for Socio-Economic Development’ category.

Tamil Semmal Award

  • On behalf of the Tamil Development Department, Chief Minister M. K. Stalin presented the Tamil Semmal Awards for the year 2021 to 38 Tamil Scholars and the Best Interpretation Awards to 10 people.
  • Also, Prime Minister M.K.Stalin handed over a check of 5 crore rupees to Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Chandisree Tulipudi Pandit for setting up a separate Department of Tamil Literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.

Women’s National Boxing Championships 2022

  • 6th Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships 2022 held in Bhopal from 20th December to 26 December 2022.
  • In the first match under the 50kg category, Telangana’s Nikhat Zareen defeated Tamil Nadu’s LK Abinaya in Bhopal.
  • After that victory, Nikhat Zareen will take on Meghalaya’s Eva Marbaniang in the pre-quarterfinals on 22 December 2022.

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