World Arthritis Day
World Arthritis Day is observed every year on October 12 to raise awareness about the prevailing impact of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases which are also known as RMDs. Arthritis is a disease that affects the joints and its frequent symptoms are joint pain, swelling, redness on the skin, stiffness, and reduced motion in the affected joints. The theme of World Arthritis Day 2022 is ‘It’s in your hands, take action’.
When is World Arthritis Day observed?
A – October 12
B – October 9
C – October 10
D – October 14
Yunqing Tang wins the SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for 2022
The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2022 will be awarded to Yunqing Tang, Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. The award was instituted by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research (SASTRA) and is presented annually to individuals aged 32 or below, who have made outstanding contributions in the field of mathematics.
Who has won SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2022?
A – Peter Sarnak
B – Ian Stewart
C – Yunqing Tang
D – Terence Tao
IMF cuts India’s FY 2022-23 growth forecast to 6.8%
The International Monetary Fund has cut its projection of India’s economic growth to 6.8 percent in 2022. As per the annual World Economic Outlook Report, India’s growth in 2022 is 6.8 percent which is 0.6 percent less than that of the July forecast. This forecast reflects a weaker-than-expected outturn in the second quarter and more subdued external demand.
IMF has cut down India’s GDP growth forecast to what percent in 2022?
Rajasthan high court gets new chief justice
The Government of India, as per the constitutional provisions, has appointed Justice Pankaj Mittal as the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court. Mittal graduated in commerce from Allahabad University and completed his LLB from Meerut College in 1985. He enrolled as an advocate in the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh in 1985 and practiced at Allahabad High Court from then on.
Justice Pankaj Mittal has been appointed as the Chief Justice of which High Court?
A – Karnataka High Court
B – J&K & Ladakh High Court
C – Allahabad High Court
D – Rajasthan High Court
Tele-Manas, a 24/7 mental health facility launched
The Government of India has launched a 24×7 tele-mental health service called the Tele-Manas initiative. The service will start with 20 states and UTs and will subsequently be expanded to the entire country. It aims to increase access to mental healthcare across the country, including the hard-to-reach areas. The network will provide consultation, counseling with a specialist, and e-prescriptions.
Tele-Manas initiative is associated with which health service?
A – Mental Health
B – Child Health
C – Communicable disease
D – Women Health
Tamil Nadu notifies India’s first slender loris sanctuary
Tamil Nadu is gearing up to set up Kaduvur Slender Loris Sanctuary in an area shared by Karur and Dindigul districts. The Tamil Nadu government has notified the sanctuary under Section 26 (A)(1)(b) of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. The 11,800 hectares of Kadavur Slender Loris Sanctuary will cover Vedasandur, Dindigul East and Natham taluks in Dindigul, and Kadavur in Karur district
Which state has announced India’s first ‘Kadavur Slender Loris Sanctuary’?
India to host UN Geospatial Conference at Hyderabad
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the United Nations World Geospatial Congress (UNWGIC) 2022 in Hyderabad
The theme of UNWGIC 2022 is ‘Geo-Enabling the Global Village: No one should be left behind’, which focuses on building a community for human data and geography.
Which city is the host of the United Nations World Geospatial Congress (UNWGIC) 2022?
B – Hyderabad
D – Male
OECD global framework in place, India to focus on crypto asset regulations
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has created a new global tax transparency framework for automatic exchange of information related to crypto assets between countries.
The framework named Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework (CARF) will be used by the countries to track the cross-border transfer of crypto assets. CARF will be presented to G20 Finance Ministers this week in Washington DC.
Which global bloc created Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework (CARF)?
B – World Economic Forum
C – International Monetary Fund
D – OECD
PM dedicates Phase I of the Mahakal Lok Project to the nation at Shri Mahakal Lok in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated Phase I of the Mahakal Lok Project to the nation at Shri Mahakal Lok in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
The total cost of the entire project is around ₹850 crore. The Mahakal Path contains 108 stambhs (pillars) which depict Anand Tandav Swaroop (Dance form) of Lord Shiva.
Mahakal Lok Project, which was inaugurated recently, is located in which state/UT?
37th National Games: Goa to host Games in October 2023
The Indian Olympic Association has confirmed that Goa will host the 37th edition of the National Games in October next year. The state government of Goa also conveyed its in-principle approval to IOA to host the National Games in 2023. The Goa delegation may receive the IOA flag at the Closing Ceremony of the 36th National Games on 12th October 2022 in Surat, Gujarat.
- Goa Capital: Panaji;
- Goa Chief Minister: Pramod Sawant;
- Goa Governor: S. Sreedharan Pillai.
Which of the following state will host the 37th edition of the National Games in October 2023?
B – Maharashtra
C – Odisha
D – Goa
E – Kerala
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