India emerges as largest producer of sugar in world.
India has emerged as the largest producer and consumer of sugar in the world and the second largest exporter. During the sugar season in India, over 5,000 lakh metric tons (LMT) of sugarcane was produced out of which about 3,574 LMT was crushed by Sugar Mills to produce about 349 LMT of Sugar. 35 LMT of Sugar is diverted to ethanol production and 359 LMT of sugar was produced in sugar mills.
- During this season all records of sugarcane production, sugar production, sugar export, came to produce, cane dues paid and ethanol production were made.
- In 2020-21, India made records with the highest exports of about 109.8 LMT with no financial assistance.
- The sugar exports from India earned foreign currency of about Rs 40,000 crore for the country.
- This achievement of the sugar industry was possible with the help of the Central and State Governments, Farmers, Sugar Mills, etc.
- During the Sugar season, Sugar mills produced sugarcane worth more than Rs 1.18 lakh crore and released a payment of more than Rs 1.12 crore with no financial assistance.
In October 2022, India has emerged as the world’s largest producer of Sugar. India is the ____________ largest sugar exporter in the world.
Captain Ibrahim Traore chosen as President of Burkina Faso.
President of Burkina Faso: Following Burkina Faso ‘s second coup in less than nine months, Captain Ibrahim Traore was named president, according to an official announcement. At the weekend, newly-emerging competitor Captain Ibrahim Traore, who was heading a band of unhappy junior officers, overthrew Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who had seized control in January, sending the poor Sahel nation into fresh upheaval.
Captain Ibrahim Traore has been appointed as the President of Burkina Faso, Burkina Faso is a country in which continent?
India’s first Green Technology incubation facility opened at NIT Srinagar.
India’s first Green Technology incubation facility: At the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, a technology company incubator centred on green technology (Green Technology incubation facility) called the “Greenovator Incubation Foundation” will soon open. The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is supporting a three-year initiative known as Inclusive TBI (i-TBI) for educational institutions, idea generators, innovators, and entrepreneurs to support innovative ideas, startup initiatives, and promote self-employment and job creation through incubation.
India’s first green tech based Technology Business Incubation or Inclusive TBI (i-TBI) will be set up in which of the following institutions?
Kishore Kumar Poludasu appointed as new MD and CEO of SBI General Insurance.
New MD and CEO of SBI General Insurance: Shri Kishore Kumar Poludasu has been named the new managing director and chief executive officer of SBI General Insurance Company Limited, according to the company’s announcement. Kishore Kumar Poludasu was appointed with effect from October 4th, 2022, and was nominated for the job by the parent corporation, State Bank of India. Since 1991, Shri Kishore Kumar Poludasu has worked for the State Bank of India and has held a number of roles there.
SBI General Insurance has appointed who among the following as its new MD & CEO from October 2022?
The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 will be awarded to Yunqing Tang.
The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 will be awarded to Yunqing Tang Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. The Award is instituted by the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) in 2005. The award includes a cash prize of $10,000 and it is presented annually to individuals aged 32 and below, who made an outstanding contribution to the field of mathematics.
The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022 will be awarded to _________ Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.
UP first all-woman PAC battalions formed by Uttar Pradesh Govt.
According to Chief Minister Office officials, the Uttar Pradesh government announced the creation of the first three all-female Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) battalions in the state. The objective of the action is to give women control over the state’s security. Additionally, by designating women beat constables, women’s aid desks were established at each of the state’s 1,584 police stations.
Which of the following state announced the creation of the first three all-female Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) battalions in the state?
Arun Bali Death, legendary actor, dies at 79 in Mumbai.
Arun Bali Death: Arun Bali, a seasoned actor best remembered for playing Kunwar Singh in Swabhimaan, passed away on 7 October 2022 at the age of 79. The actor passed away in Mumbai, according to various sources. On October 7, his final movie, Goodbye, was released in theatres. In the Friday-released movie Goodbye, Arun Bali made his final appearance.
Amitabh Bachchan, Rashmika Mandanna, Neena Gupta, Sunil Grover, Pavail Gulati, Ashish Vidyarthi, Elli AvrRam, Sahil Mehta, Shivin Narang, and Abhishekh Khan also appear in the Vikas Bahl-directed movie. The death of a family member is the central theme of the movie.
Arun Bali who recently passes away belongs to which of the following field of interest?
FinMin allows airlines to avail up to Rs 1,500 crore loan under ECLGS.
The Union Finance Minister allowed airlines to avail of up to Rs 1,500 crore loan under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). The ECLGS will help them to recover their cash flow problems. Earlier, an airline could only avail of a loan of not more than Rs 400 crore under the ECLGS. In 2020, the Centre started to provide collateral-dree and government-guaranteed loans to businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In October 2022, The Union Finance Ministry allowed airlines to avail of up to __________ loan under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme,to help them tide over their cash flow problems.
Indian-origin Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy is US representative on WHO executive board.
Indian-origin Dr. Vivek Murthy has been nominated by US President Joe Biden to serve as the country’s representative on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation. Dr. Murthy will serve as the US Representative on WHO Executive Board and he will continue his duties as the US Surgeon General.
- On March 2021, Dr. Vivek Murthy was confirmed to serve as the 21st Surgeon General of the Country.
- Previously, he served as the 19th Surgeon General under the Presidency of Barack Obama.
- Dr. Murthy as the nation’s doctor aims to draw attention to and work across Government to address several critical public health issues.
- Dr. Murthy is also the Vice Admiral of the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps; he also commands a uniformed service of over 6000 dedicated public health officers.
- He is the first Indian-origin Surgeon General of the US, he was raised in Miami and graduated from Harvard, the Yale School of Medicine, and the Yale School of Management.
- He is a renowned physician, research scientist, entrepreneur, and author.
Who among the following Indian Origin doctors has been nominated as the US representative on WHO executive board?
Brig. B.D. Mishra assumes additional charge as Governor of Meghalaya.
New Governor of Meghalaya: At the Raj Bhavan in Shillong, Brigadier (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd. ), the governor of Arunachal Pradesh, assumed the role of governor of Meghalaya. After previous Governor Satya Pal Malik’s term ended because he did not receive a term extension, he has been handed the extra responsibility. The oath was delivered by Justice Harman Singh Thangkhiew, acting chief justice of Meghalaya.
Brig. B.D. Mishra assumes additional charge as Governor of _________________.
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