Current affairs 31 July 2022
Current affairs 31 July 2022
PM Modi addresses Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047 program
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047 program today. He said that in the past few years, various shortcomings of the power sector have been removed.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh calls on the President
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met with President Draupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Amit Shah on a visit to Chandigarh
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a day-long visit to Chandigarh today. He will be inaugurating a conference on drug trafficking and national security. He will also be meeting with various government ministers. Later, he will inaugurate 3 government school buildings.
IISc and Indian Navy sign a pact
The Indian Institute of Science has signed an MoU with the Indian Navy for collaboration on aviation research and development. The pact will help India in becoming self-reliant in this sector.
IIT Madras launches Nilekani Centre at AI4Bharat to advance Indian language technology
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) on July 28, launched the Nilekani Centre at AI4Bharat, to advance the state of Indian language technology. The Digital India Bhashini mission has been launched with the goal of all services and information being available to citizens in their own language with collaborative AI at the core of the design. AI4Bharat will further contribute to and accelerate the Indic language AI work as a public good and is fully aligned with the goals of the Bhashini mission.
Chhattisgarh CM to flag off Mahtari Nyay Rath for awareness among women about their rights, laws
The Chhattisgarh Women Commission will organize Mukhyamantri Mahtari Nyay Rath Yatra to make the women of the state aware of their constitutional rights and laws. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will flag off the Mukhyamantri Mahtari Nyay Rath (chariots) on the occasion of Hareli Tihaar festival. The chariots will travel in all the districts and make people aware of the legal provisions of women and their constitutional rights, through short films, messages, and brochures.
Tamil Nadu govt announces breakfast scheme for state-run schools
The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M K Stalin, announced that the state government is all set to roll out a breakfast scheme for state-run school children of Classes 1 to 5. The order for the same has been signed by him for its implementation.
Kerala govt to launch online cab service Kerala Savari in August
The Kerala government is all set to come up with an alternative to the popular corporate online cab service by launching its own e-taxi service from August 2022. This is the first such initiative by any state government in the country. Named Kerala Savari, the online taxi hiring service is being rolled out by the state Labor Department linking the existing auto-taxi networks in the state with an aim to ensure safe and dispute-free travel for the public at affordable rates prevailing in the state.
Savitri Jindal replaces China Yang Huiyan as the richest woman in Asia
Savitri Jindal of India has unseated China’s Yang Huiyan as Asia richest woman. Huiyan fortune eroded due to the real estate crisis in her country that has pulled down her Country Garden Holdings along with other developers.
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and the French President have agreed to together ease the effects of the Ukraine war.
Zimbabwe launches gold coins to control inflation
Zimbabwe has launched gold coins to be sold to the public, in a bid to curb an inflation spike that has eroded the country unstable currency. Called Mosi-oa-Tunya, which in the local Tonga language refers to Victoria Falls, the coins will have liquid asset status, meaning they will be capable of being easily converted to cash and will be tradable locally and internationally. The coins may also be used for transactional purposes.
Canadian scholar receives ICCR Distinguished Indologist for 2021 award
A Canadian scholar has been awarded the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Distinguished Indologist for 2021. Jeffrey Armstrong has presented the award in a ceremony on Tuesday evening by Manish, India consul-general in Vancouver.
Yahoo and Paypal have been blocked in Indonesia due to license issues.
US and Japan will launch a joint semiconductor research hub.
Haryana government will give coaching to the youth who want to enroll in the Agniveer program.
Karnataka CET results have been announced on the official website.
India covid news
Covid cases in India in the last 24 hours
India recorded 20,408 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours.
RIL partners with IOA for first-ever India House at Paris Olympics 2024
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announced a long-term partnership with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), which would involve the setting up of the first-ever India House at the Paris Olympics 2024. The partnership aims to elevate the performances of Indian athletes, support the national sports federations and build the credentials of India as a global sporting nation, with an aspiration to host the Olympic Games in the future.