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Top 15 Daily GK Updates: National and International News
Below are the top 15 important daily general knowledge updates of 2022 with national and international news.
IDFC Mutual Fund (MF) has named itself Bandhan Mutual Fund
IDFC Mutual Fund himself Bond Mutual Fund Hence the rebranded name change will be effective from March 13. Rename all schemes of fund house ‘IDFC’ to the word ‘bond’ will be replaced by the word
Rebranding involves changing the name and logo. According to the fund house, the change in name and ownership will not have any impact on the process of investment strategy and schemes. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had approved the proposed acquisition of IDFC Mutual Fund by a bond-linked consortium in December 2022.
CCI approved Reliance’s acquisition of Metro’s local business for Rs 2,850 crore
Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it has acquired German retailer Reliance Industries Ltd. Metro AG 2,850 crore acquisition of Indian business has been approved.
The deal, announced nearly three months ago, will help Reliance strengthen its wholesale presence and cement its position as the largest player in India’s fast-growing retail industry, including electronics, grocery and fashion stores.
SpaceX launched 40 OneWeb Internet satellites
spacex competitor oneweb A Falcon 9 rocket launched from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with 40 more Internet satellites, after which the rocket’s first stage booster returned to the Florida spaceport.
Phase two Falcon 9 Lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida at 2:13 pm EST (1913 GMT). The rocket’s first stage returned to Earth on schedule, touching down on the landing pad at Cape Canaveral about 7 minutes and 50 seconds after launch.
What is the H3N2 virus? Know its symptoms
Influenza subtype H3N2, commonly called Hong Kong flu, is causing a rise in hospitalizations for respiratory illness across India. H3N2 is responsible for at least 92 percent of all severe acute respiratory infections (SARIs) and outpatient influenza-like illnesses.
It is also hospitalizing more people than any other influenza subtype. Cases of H3N2 influenza virus are emerging rapidly. Now people are also gradually becoming aware of the test, so the test centers are very crowded and the test is in high demand.
Denmark has become the first country to import CO2 and store it under the sea
Denmark Inaugurated a project to store 1,800 meters of carbon dioxide under the North Sea, becoming the first country in the world to bury imported CO2.
A CO2 crematorium, where carbon is injected to prevent further warming of the atmosphere, is located on the site of an old oil field. Led by British chemical company Ineos and German oil company Wintershall Dia, the “Greensand” project hopes to store 8 million tons of CO2 annually by 2030.
Inflation based on wholesale price index stood at 3.85 percent in February
According to data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in the country Wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation eased to 3.85 percent from February’s 4 percent. In January Inflation based on wholesale price index was 4.73 percent. Wholesale price index-based inflation was 2.51 percent, the lowest since January 2021.
According to the released data, the decline in inflation in February was mainly due to crude petroleum and natural gas, non-food items, food products, minerals, computers, electronic and optical products, chemicals and chemical products, electrical appliances and motor vehicles. This is due to the fall in prices of trailers and semi-trailers.
International Islamophobia Day 2023: 15 March
In 2022, the United Nations established the International Day to Combat Islamophobia, which is celebrated annually on March 15 in 140 countries. March 15 was chosen as the date because it is the anniversary of the Christchurch mosque massacre, in which 51 people were killed.
The United Nations has approved a proposal to designate March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia, which was put forward by Pakistan and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
World Consumer Rights Day 2023 was observed globally on March 15
every year March 15 with the aim of promoting consumer protection and increasing global awareness of consumer rights International Consumer Rights Day is celebrated. The day is also used to raise awareness about inequality in global markets.
An annual celebration of collaboration in the global consumer movement. On this day, consumers everywhere promote their fundamental rights, demand their protection and observance and protest against unfair trade practices.
SBI raised Rs 3,717 crore from its third AT1 bond sale
State Bank of India (SBI) has announced its third Basel-III compliant additional issue loan in the current financial year at a coupon rate of 8.25 per cent. Tier 1 Bond 3,717 crore has been raised through issuance
The issue received bids of Rs 4,537 crore from investors and was oversubscribed by about 2.27 times compared to the base issue of Rs 2,000 crore, SBI said. The total number of bids was 53 indicating wide participation. Investors were in provident funds and pension funds and insurance companies.
India’s bullet train to run by August 2026: Railway Minister
According to Railway and Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, India’s first bullet train will start service in August 2026. The project will boost the economy as many of the project’s suppliers start receiving export orders. The government intends to start the first bullet train in August 2026.
Bullet trains are targeted to run on a large scale in 2027. Indian Railways is building the country’s first bullet train on a 508 km route from Ahmedabad, Gujarat to Mumbai, Maharashtra. The high-speed train will cover the distance in three hours and run at a speed of 350 kmph.
Environment, Social and Governance Act India 2023
In recent years, Environmental, Social and Governance Law (ESG) issues have become an important area of concern for businesses, governments and individuals around the world. India No exception to this trend, the country’s corporate sector and regulators have increasingly focused on ESG-related matters.
As we enter 2023, he Environment, Social and Governance Act 2023 (ESG Act in India) It’s worth taking a closer look at the state of the U.S. and what the future holds for this fast-growing sector.
India 8th most polluted country in the world: Swiss firm IQAir report
In the ‘World Air Quality Report’ released by Swiss firm IQAir, India has been ranked as the eighth most polluted country in the world in 2022, up from fifth last year. India has 39 out of 50 cities in the list of most polluted cities in the world.
Chad, Iraq, Pakistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Kuwait, India, Egypt and Tajikistan are on the list of the most polluted countries, while Australia, Estonia, Finland, Grenada, Iceland and New Zealand are with the World Health Organization (WHO). PM25 Guidelines. done Data for 131 countries were obtained from more than 30,000 ground-based monitors.
Amitabh Mukherjee assumed additional charge of CMD, NMDC
NMDC Director (Finance) Amitabh Mukherjee has assumed additional charge of CMD. A 1995 batch officer of the Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS), Mukherjee is also a cost accountant.
In a filing to the BSE, NMDC said the demerger of NMDC Steel Limited from NMDC Limited was completed on time under Mukherjee’s leadership. His specialty is project management, digital initiatives and policy formulation. Before joining NMDC, he was General Manager (Finance) at Rail Vikas Nigam Limited.
LIC appointed Taksh Pandey and M Jagannath as new MDs
Takesh Pandey And M. Jagannath La Life Insurance Company (LIC) has been appointed as Managing Director. Table Pandey will take charge on April 1, 2023 and M. Jagannath will start work on March 13, 2023. the prince And BC Patnaik Two managing directors have left the company this week. At present LIC has four Managing Directors.
M Jagannath joined LIC in 1988 as a direct recruitment officer. He has a wealth of marketing expertise, has held several key positions and has effectively managed large teams.
Uttarakhand became the first state in India to introduce an insurance scheme for silk growers
State Agriculture Minister Ganesh Joshi said Uttarakhand has launched the country’s first “silkworm insurance” program to protect its silk growers. In the first phase of the pilot project in Uttarakhand, 200 silk growers in five blocks in four districts of Dehradun, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital were insured. This insurance protected them against climate change, water scarcity and other threats.
This pilot project has been started in five development groups in four districts of the state to save farmers from losses. Department and Agricultural Insurance Company of India have decided to complete it. The initiative was launched in Dehradun and is managed by Saral Krishi Bima.
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