20 Most Important Weekly Current Affairs 18 September 2022

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18 September weekly current affairs

Weekly Current Affairs Set No 3

1. Which state has recently been the first to use blockchain technology for seed distribution?

Answer : Recently Jharkhand  became the first state in the country to use blockchain technology for seed distribution. Jharkhand Department of Agriculture and global blockchain technology company (SettleMint) have jointly launched this technology. And it'll be use to track seed distribution. 

Blockchain platform that traces the seed distribution path from issuance of supply order from the Agriculture Department, placing the District Agriculture Officer's seed demand, trace the seed distribution from listed government seed producers to distributors, retailers, LAMPS/PACS, FPO, and finally to farmers. It is done to bring originality and transparency of seed distribution which farmers receive through government schemes. 

2. Where will the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas be held in January 2023?

Answer : In January 2023, the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas will be organized in Indore CityMadhya Pradesh. Every year on 9th January, Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas or Indian Diaspora Day is celebrated. It is celebrated for Indian's overseas community for helping India's development and it is also celebrated to commemorates Gandhi Ji's return from South Africa to India in 1915, 9th January. 

3. Recently where the Subrata Cup international football tournament has started?

Answer : Recently the 61st edition of Subroto or Subrata Cup international football tournament has started in Delhi (New Delhi) at the BR Ambedkar Stadium, after a two years gap. It is a inter school football tournament and the Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society (SMSES) and the Indian Air Force organizes this sports tournament. Subroto Cup or Subrata Cup was first held in 1960, and the tournament is named after an (Indian Air Force) IAF Air Marshal Subroto Mukherjee.

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4. What has the central government recently announced to change the name of the road?

Answer : Recently Indian Government has announced the renaming of Rajpath to Kartavya Path. The decision is taken to thrown away the remnants of British colonialism in India. Earlier, the central government had renamed the road, Race Course Road to Lok Kalyan Marg which is located near the Prime Minister's residence. 

5. Swami Vivekananda's first statue was recently installed in which country?

Answer : On Saturday, 3 September 2022, Om Birla, Lok Sabha Speaker, has unveiled the 1st statue of Swami Vivekananda in Mexico at a university in Mexico. Mexico is a Latin American country or a North American country. The capital of Mexico is Mexico city and the currency is Peso. Currently Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is the president of Mexico.

6. Recently which state government designed India's first 'Bio Village'?

Answer : Tripura became the 1st state in India to designed the 1st Bio Village. The Daspara village in Tripura has been transformed its livelihood and lifestyle and has reduced the chemical fertilizers use. The state government has targeted to build up total 100 modified bio villages, and out of these 100 new villages, 10 have already been done and the 1st village has been inaugurated. 

Tripura is a North-East state and the capital of Tripura is Agartala. In 956, It was a Union Territory of India and it gained full statehood in 21 January, 1972. Currently Satyadev Narayan Arya is the Governor of Tripura and Manik Saha is the chief Minister of Tripura. 

7. Recently who has launched India's 1st CNG powered truck with ADAS?

Answer : The largest commercial vehicle manufacturer of India, Tata Motors has recently launched India's first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) power based Heavy as well as Medium Commercial trucks and vehicle {Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicle (M&HCV)}. And it has introduced Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) in its new trucks. 

8. Recently here has the first Homeopathy International Health Summit held?

Answer : On 29 August 2022, the summit was held in Dubai, UAE at J.W. Marriott Marquis. This is initiative and it is taken by one of the leading companies in the field of homeopathic medicine manufacture, Burnett Homeopathy Pvt Ltd to promote of homeopathic medicine, homeopathic medicine and homeopathic practice worldwide. The program or summit is hosted by Mandira Bedi and its main discussion was on “Diseases Caused by Climatic Change and Global Warming".

9. According to the NCRB report, which is the safest city in the country?

Answer : According to the latest report by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Kolkata has became the safest city in the country which has the lowest number of prosecutable crimes per 1 lakh of its population. Kolkata scored 103.4 in terms of number of crimes per 1 lakh people, ahead of Pune, which was second (256.8) and Hyderabad (259.9).

10. Recently which institute has published a report on snakebite mortality, morbidity and socio-economic burden in the country?

Answer : The report has been published by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). In India, more than 46,000 people have been killed because of snake bites and according to the recent report, in India it is most 'neglected tropical diseases'. According to a study, nearly half of the world's deaths due to venomous snakes occur in India. Only 30 percent of reptile bites go to a hospital for treatment.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is a India's apex body for coordination, formulation and promotion of biomedical research. It is a government body and it comes under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. ICMR was formed in 1911 and its Headquarter is located in New Delhi. Currently Balram Bhargava is the secretary of ICMR.

11. Recently which union territory's police became the 1st police in India to make collection of forensic evidence mandatory?

Answer : Recently police of Delhi became the 1st police in India to make collection of forensic evidence mandatory. A mobile van will be allocated for collect forensic data to each district of Delhi to provide assistance regarding forensic. 

12. Recently who wrote the book 'India's Economy from Nehru to Modi: A Brief History'?

Answer : The book, 'India's Economy from Nehru to Modi: A Brief History' is written by Pulapre Balakrishnan, and it is about India's economic progress since Jawaharlal Nehru to present P. M Narendra Modi.

13. Recently which indigenous vaccine has been announced to prevent deadly cervical cancer?

Answer : On September 2022, Dr Jitendra Singh who is the Union Science and Technology Minister of India has announced the country's 1st indigenously developed quadrivalent human papillomavirus (qHPV) vaccine, 'Cervavac' to prevent deadly cervical cancer. 

According to the data of World Health Organization (WHO), Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide. Around  570,00 women were diagnosed with the cancer disease in 2018 and it causes more than 311,000 deaths worldwide. 

14. Recently which country has been announced its one road named after AR Rahman?

Answer : Recently a street of Canada at Markham in Ontario has been announced after the name of famous musician AR Rahman. Allah Rakha Rahman is currently in Canada for his music tour, recently he shared pics from his music show in Canada on social media account. 

15. Anna Brnabik has recently been nominated as Prime Minister of which country until 2024?

Answer : Recently Anna Brnabik has been nominated as Prime Minister of Serbia by the current Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic. Since 2017, she is serving as Serbian Prime Minister, and she is only and 1st woman and 1st LGBTQ (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) person in Serbia to hold this type of position. Serbia is a landlock European country. The capital of this country is Belgrade, it is also the country's largest city. Currency of this country is Serbian Dinar. 

16. Which state schools will go bag-less once a week recently?

Answer : The state government of Madhya Pradesh has recently decided to drastically reduce the weight of school bags. The recent policy of the state government forbears around 1.30 lakh school students from carrying bags once a week. Different weight will be mentioned and displayed on the notice board of the school for different classes. 

17. Recently which state government has decided to develop 'State Capital Region' on the lines of NCR?

Answer : Recently Uttar Pradesh state government has decided to develop 'State Capital Region' on the lines of NCR and it'll consist of Lucknow and nearby districts like the national capital region in Delhi. UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed and directed government officials to form such a zone for planned development.

18. India has recently signed MoU with which country for establishment of cultural council?

Answer : India has recently signed MoU with United Arab Emirates (UAE) for establishment of cultural council which will strengthen India and UAE bilateral relationship and create a suitable opportunities and platforms for cultural cooperation. 

United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a Western Asian country and its capital is Abu Dhabi and currency is UAE Dirham. Currently Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the president of UAE and Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the prime minister of UAE. 

19. Which Indian state has recently became the top user of e-prosecution portal?

Answer : Uttar Pradesh has became the top user of e-prosecution portal. Around 9.12 million cases has been solved and registered the e-Prosecution portal which is run by the central government or government of India under its Digital India Mission. Under this initiative, officials will ensure that witnesses can informed their date of court appearance through SMS, it also facilitates e-communication between the prosecution directorate and the police department. 

20. The Chief Minister of which state has recently inaugurated India's longest rubber dam on Falgu river?

Answer : On Thursday 8 September, 2022, Nitish Kumar who is the current chief minister of Bihar has inaugurated India's longest rubber dam (Gayaji Dam) and a foot over bridge which is made by steel over Falgu river to facilitate visitors who come to pay respects to their ancestors during the 'Pitripaksha Mela'.

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