Current affairs 11 August 2022

If you are looking for your daily dose of current affairs, we bring you today current affairs on 10th August. Whether you are a student preparing for entrance exams or like to keep yourself updated, the following current affairs will help you. The current affairs provide you with daily updates about the economic, national, international, etc., events. They highlight significant events and news which can help in your exam preparation for UPSC, SSC, Banking, etc.

National News

Nitish Kumar was sworn in as Bihar Chief Minister

Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar Chief Minister for the 11th time. He broke an alliance with BJP and formed Mahagath Bandhan with RJD, Congress, and Left parties. RJD Tejsashwi Yadav took oath as Deputy Chief Minister of the state.

JP Nadda will be visiting Tripura for 2 days

BJP National President JP Nadda will be visiting Tripura for 2 days from 27th August. He will be overseeing organizational activities and meeting with party workers.

Efforts to make the new Parliament building operational for the winter session

The new parliament building is 70% ready and is expected to be completed by November this year. All efforts are being made to finish the project on time so that the winter session can take place in the new Parliament.

CM Yogi launched ‘Radio Jaighosh’ to mark the Kakori Train Action anniversary

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched ‘Radio Jaighosh’ to mark the anniversary of Kakori Train Action as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. The state Department of Culture is launching the community radio channel to promote folk art, performing art, regional delicacies of Uttar Pradesh, and gallantry award winners.

Ahmedabad University Professor Becomes First Indian Social Psychologist in Psychology Society

The extraordinary contributions to social psychology and management by Ramadhar Singh, currently a Distinguished University Professor at the Amrut Mody School of Management of Ahmedabad University have been marked on the ‘Heritage Wall of Fame’ of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in the United States.

Microsoft joins the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC)

Microsoft has become the first global Big Tech company to join the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), an Indian government initiative to develop a first-of-its-kind open network for digital commerce. The world second-largest technology firm intends to introduce social e-commerce via its app in the Indian market later this year.

International News

UK Presidential race finalist Rishi Sunak pledges to provide support for rising energy bills to households.

World Biofuel Day 2022

World Biofuel Day is celebrated annually on August 10 to highlight the importance of biofuels, which are produced from animal waste, algae, and industrial and agricultural waste. Biofuels, unlike fossil fuels, are made in a short amount of time and are liquid or gaseous. They are environment-friendly, sustainable, renewable, and biodegradable.

Singapore Padang becomes country 75th national monument

Singapore declared its 200-year-old iconic green open space Padang, as its 75th national monument as the city-state celebrates its 57th National Day. Padang is a site of countless events in the country history and from where Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose gave his ‘Delhi Chalo’ slogan in 1943.

Serena Williams announces retirement from professional tennis

Serena Williams has announced her retirement from professional tennis. Serena Jameka Williams was born on September 26, 1981, and is an American professional tennis player.

James Marape has been elected as the new prime minister of Papua New Guinea

James Marape has been elected as the new prime minister of Papua New Guinea. He was sworn in as prime minister for a second time.

India covid news 

Delhi recorded 2,495 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

Corbevax has been approved as a booster dose for 18 years and above for those vaccinated with Covaxin or Covishield.

Covid cases in India in the last 24 hours

16,047 new COVID cases were recorded in the previous 24 hours.

Business News

IIT-Madras Pravartak Technologies has partnered with Sony India Software Centre to provide free-of-cost technical skill development to economically backward students.

CleverTap has raised $105 million in Series D funding.

GoFirst has launched its Independence Day sale with fares starting from Rs. 1,508.

Amazon India has launched a dedicated military talent pool website for hiring military veterans.

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