Important Current Affairs 26th September 2022
In this article, we will discuss all the Current Affairs of 26th September about national, international, banking, finance, sports, awards, and many others. So if you are interested to know about the latest 26th September 2022 current affairs then read this article till the end.
Current Affairs of 26th September – National News
1. India and Nepal concur to move the Sapta Kosi high dam project forward.
◉ The Sapta Kosi high dam project will move forward, according to India and Nepal. It is a multipurpose project that is planned to be built on Nepal’s Sapta Koshi River.
◉ Its objectives include producing hydropower and controlling floods in northern Bihar and southeast Nepal.
This was decided at the Joint Committee on Water Resources’ ninth meeting (JCWR).
◉ These talks covered all aspects of India and Nepal’s bilateral cooperation in the water sector, including the Mahakali Treaty’s implementation, the Sapta Kosi-Sun Kosi Project, and cooperation in areas of floods and inundation.
2. The government started Clean Environment Sarvekshan
◉ Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan, an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, will score 131 cities across the nation for executing City Action Plans created as part of the National ◉ Clean Air Programme in order to reduce air pollution by up to 40% by 2025–2026.
◉ Based on population, 131 cities are divided into three groups for the survey.
◉ The first group includes 47 cities with a population of more than 10 lakh.
◉ 44 cities with a population of 3 to 10 lakhs are included in the second group.
forty cities with a population under three lakh.
◉ Cities must conduct their own assessments in accordance with the guidelines listed on the PRANA online portal. This evaluation is done once a year.
3. Launch of an online learning portal by Nirmala Sitharaman Bharat Vidya Bharat Vidya is an online learning portal for Oriental and South Asian studies that was established in Pune by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
◉ The Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute is responsible for the design and development of this platform (BORI).
◉ This website is a first of its type, offering both free and paid courses on numerous topics related to Indology, including art, architecture, philosophy, language, and science.
◉ Six courses have been made available to start with: Veda Vidya, Bharatiya Darshanshashtra, Sanskrit learning, 18 Parvas of the Mahabharata, Fundamentals of Archaeology and Kalidasa, and Bhasha.
4. The IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List was led by Adani.
◉ Gautam Adani has been ranked first on the IIFL Fortune Hurun India Rich List 2022 with an estimated wealth of Rs. 10,94,400 crore.
◉ The second-richest person in India, Mukesh Ambani, is thought to be worth around Rs. 7,94,700 crore.
◉ Falguni Nayar, the founder, and CEO of Nykaa topped Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, the head of Biocon, to become the richest self-made woman in India. Her closest rival for the title of the richest woman in India is Rekha Jhunjhunwala of Rare Enterprises.
5. Bhagat Singh will be the name of the airport in Chandigarh.
◉ As a tribute to the legendary freedom warrior, PM Modi has declared that the Chandigarh airport will be renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
◉ Last month (in August 2022), the governments of Punjab and Haryana decided to honor freedom fighter Bhagat Singh by renaming the airport.
◉ A proposal to rename the airport as Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh International Airport was also approved by the Punjab Vidhan Sabha earlier in 2017.
6. To help the tourism industry, G Kishan Reddy created the virtual conference “SymphoNE.”
◉ To help the tourism industry in North East India, Minister for Tourism and Culture G Kishan Reddy organized the virtual conference “SymphoNE.”
◉ North East India is among the most beautiful places on earth and is blessed with incredible food, culture, magnificent landscapes, heritage, and architecture. But there are significant prospects that can be taken advantage of to grow the tourism industry in the area.
◉ Goal: To develop a blueprint for showcasing North East India’s untouched beauty and advancing the industry there.
7. ISRO developed the RTIS system implemented by Indian Railways
Installed on the locomotives is the Real-Time Train Information System (RTIS), which was created in partnership with ISRO and allows for the automatic capture of train movement time at the stations, including timing for arrival and departure as well as a run-through.
◉ As a result, Train Control will be able to more accurately track the location and speed of RTIS-enabled locomotives and trains without any manual input.
◉ 21 electric locomotive sheds have RTIS devices installed for 2700 locomotives.
◉ 6000 additional locomotives spread over 50 loco sheds would be covered as part of Phase-II rollout by using ISRO’s satellite communications center.
8. As the first lender to get an RBI license for rupee trade, UCO Bank has opened a special Vostro account with the Russian bank Gazprombank. ◉ This account will be used to settle trade in Indian rupees.
◉ Goal: To offer banking services to companies in the gas business.
◉ Following the RBI’s decision to permit Indian banks to settle trade in Indian currency in July, the institution with its headquarters in Kolkata is the first bank to get a regulatory license.
9. Indra Kumar named as RailTel Corp.’s MD and Chairman
◉ The new Chairman and Managing Director of RailTel is Sanjai Kumar.
At the time, he was the organization’s director of networking, planning, and marketing.
◉ He has around 30 years of varying experience in railroad operations, project management, and marketing. He is an officer of the Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers (IRSSE).
◉ Information and communications technology (ICT) is a service that RailTel offers as a “Mini Ratna (Category-I)” Central Public Sector Enterprise.
10. World Rivers Day is on September 25.
◉ The fourth Sunday in September is designated as World Rivers Day each year. It takes place on September 25 this year.
◉ Objective: To promote the conservation of water resources and to increase public awareness of them.
◉ Theme 2022: Rivers’ Vital Role in Biodiversity
11. Antyodaya Diwas is on September 25.
◉ Every year on September 25, India observes Antyodaya Diwas.
It commemorates the birthday of Indian nationalist Pandit Deendayal ◉ Upadhyaya and is a time to recognize his life and contributions.
◉ He was an RSS thinker and a co-founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.
Antyodaya, which means to uplift the lowest of the poor, refers to this day’s goal of serving the last member of society.
◉ In 2014, this holiday was first celebrated.
12. Louise Fletcher, an Oscar-winning actress, passed dead.
◉ Louise Fletcher, an American actress who won an Oscar, went dead in France at the age of 88.
◉ For her work as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, she received an Oscar in 1976. (1975).
◉ She was also the recipient of a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award.
For her parts in the television programs Picket Fences (1996) and ◉ Joan of Arcadia, she received two Emmy Award nominations (2004).
Rosie was her final character in the Netflix series Girlboss (2017).
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