📖 Exam Related Current Affairs with The Satellite GK: 14th July 2022
1) Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled Swami Ramanujacharya’s ‘Statue of Peace’ in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir.
▪️Jammu and Kashmir:-
L Governor of Jammu and Kashmir – Manoj Sinha
☆ Rajaperian Wildlife Sanctuary
✓ Hirapora Wildlife Sanctuary
☆ Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary
✓ Dachigam National Park
☆ Salim Ali National Park
2) India-born Geeta Gopinath has become the first woman and second Indian to feature on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF)’s ‘Wall of Former Chief Economists’.
Gopinath was appointed as the chief economist of the IMF in October 2018 and was later promoted to the imf’s first deputy managing director in December last year.
International Monetary Fund:-
Formation – 27 December 1945
Headquarters – Washington, D.C.
Managing Director – Kristalina Georgieva
Chief Economist – Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
3) India’s Arjun Babuta won his maiden gold medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup stage by defeating USA’s Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Lucas Kozenisky 17-9 in the final.
▪️International Shooting Sport Federation:-
Headquarters – Munich, Germany
President – Vladimir Lisin
Founded – 1907
4) Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the ‘Svanidhi Mahotsav’ in New Delhi.
This is a cultural celebration to celebrate the success of PM Swanidhi Yojana
5) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has accepted the nomination of former RBI official Meena Hemchandra as part-time chairman of the bank for a period of three years.
◾️Reserve Bank of India:-
Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra,
➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act.
☆ Hilton Young Commission
☆ The First Governor – Sir Osborne Smith
First Indian Governor – Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh
Current Governor:- Shaktikanta Das
The present Lieutenant Governor –
1) Mahesh Kumar Jain
2) Dr. Michael Devvrat Patra
3) M. Rajeshwar Rao
4) T. Rabi Shankari
Benegal Ram Rao was the longest-serving Governor:
The Governor of the Shortest Time:- Amitav Ghosh
Governor of the Reserve Bank of India who became the Prime Minister of India: – Dr. Manmohan Singh ji
6) The first full-color image was released from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. It provides a glimpse of what the early universe looked like.
The image saw thousands of galaxies and some blurred objects.
➨Headquarters – Washington, D.C.
➨Formed – July 29, 1958
➨Preceding agency – National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
7) Shri Rajendra Prasad has taken over as Managing Director, National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited, in addition to his duties as Director of Project, NHSRCL.
8) The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has launched the global name collection for the country’s latest solar observatory, which will be launched into a sun-synchronous orbit in October.
9) Nineteen-year-old Jahnvi Dangeti created history at the youngest age to complete the analog astronaut program at the Analog Astronaut Training Centre (AATC) in Krakow, south Poland.
10) In a significant development, researchers from JNCASR, Bengaluru, have discovered a novel material called single-crystalline scandium nitride that can emit, detect and modify infrared light with high potential.
11) India’s U-20 wrestling team put up a stellar performance to win 22 medals, including four gold, at the Asian U-20 Wrestling Championships in Manama, Bahrain.
Apart from the four gold medals, India won nine silver and nine bronze medals.
12) The duo of Mehuli Ghosh and Shahu Tushar Mane won India’s second gold medal in the 10m air rifle mixed team final at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup stage in Changwon, South Korea.
Current Affairs, [14-07-2022 11:19]
13) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Deoghar Airport in Deoghar, Jharkhand, and several other development projects worth over Rs 16,800 crore.
Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
Palamu Wildlife Sanctuary
Koderma Wildlife Sanctuary
Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary
Palkot Wildlife Sanctuary
Mahuadanar Wildlife Sanctuary
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