24 Apr (Sunday)
पक्ष :: Krishna
Month: Vaisakha 8, (Purnimata)/ Chaitra 23(Amanta) Vikram Samvat – 2079
Shaka Samvat – 1944
Nakshatra : Shravana (up to 5:52 pm) Dhanishta
RahuKaal: 05:12 PM – 06:47 PM WEEKEND UPDATES : https://youtu.be/K8Sxr5RTlg4
TODAYs TOP NEWS
- India’s COVID vaccination coverage crosses 187 crore 65 lakh mark.
- NITI Aayog to organize day-long national workshop on ‘Innovative Agriculture’ on April 25
- PM Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in the 88th monthly episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio at 11.00 AM.
- BIHAR : HM Amit Shah addresses ‘Vijayotsav’ celebrations at Jagdishpur in Bihar; pays tribute to Babu Veer Kunwar Singh.
- HIMACHAL : A defused tiffin bomb dumped in a well in Himachal Pradesh’s Una district has been recovered, police said on Saturday. The bomb was recovered from a well in Singha village.
- J&K : PM Modi will undertake a visit to J&K to participate in the celebration of National Panchayati Raj Day at around 11:30 AM on 24 April, 2022 and address all the Gram Sabhas across the country in Samba district.
(a) PM to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development initiatives worth over Rs 20,000 crore
(b) PM to inaugurate Banihal Qazigund Road Tunnel
(c) Lay foundation stone of three road packages of Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway and Ratle & Kwar Hydroelectric projects
(d) Launch Amrit Sarovar – an initiative aimed at developing and rejuvenating 75 water bodies in each district of the country
- MAHARASHTRA : PM Modi will attend the Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Awards Ceremony in Mumbai, where he will also receive the 1st Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award.
- Maharashtra, seven passengers were killed and some others were severely injured in a major road accident at Ambajogai in the Beed district. The accident took place when a speeding truck collided with a Jeep head-on.
- Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stones for 16 National Highway projects in Jalgaon, Maharashtra.
- UTTAR PRADESH : 153 booked for offering namaz on road in Agra, accused of promoting enmity. The case has been registered under section 188 (disobeying a public order), and 153 A (promoting enmity between different groups)
- Uttar Pradesh government is thinking seriously in the direction of the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code in the state, deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said on Saturday.
- WEST BENGAL : Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has appointed former Assam Pradesh Congress Committee chief Ripun Bora as the president of the state unit of the TMC, now named the Assam Trinamool Congress.
- The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has removed chapters dealing with the rise of Islamic empires in Afro-Asian territories, chronicles of Mughal courts, the Cold War and the industrial revolution from the History and Political Science syllabus of classes 11 and 12, a section of teachers has said.
The board has also officially declared that it will conduct only one board examination for the 2022-23 batch, which will be held at the end of the academic session.
- ALERT : A person impersonating as Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is sending WhatsApp messages to people, including to VIPs, soliciting help and financial assistance.
The Vice President Secretariat cautioned people that the imposter is sending WhatsApp messages from mobile number 9439073183. “There is a possibility that such fake messages could emanate from more numbers.
💷 GBP 98.19
BSE Sensex 57,197.15
NIFTY : 17,171.95
- Country registers nearly 6% growth in steel production with 31.9 million tonnes during January to March this year.
- Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met the World Bank President David Malpass in Washington, US on Friday and discussed many key economic issues comprising India’s continued recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war’s impact.
Additionally, the two also talked about India’s upcoming G20 Presidency and World Bank leadership in India.
The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issues advisory to private news channels to refrain from making false claims and using scandalous headlines
- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh felicitates 1971 war veterans in Assam.
- A Pakistani terrorist of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of J&K on Saturday.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Mirhama area of Kulgam in south Kashmir following inputs about the presence of terrorists .
- Speaking on the ongoing eastern Ladakh standoff between India and China, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that India will continue holding talks with China for a peaceful resolution on the eastern Ladakh row and thus the disengagement of the troops and de-escalation of the situation is the way forward.
India and China have so far held 15 rounds of military talks on the eastern Ladakh standoff including the last one being held on March 11.
✈ INTERNATIONAL NEWS
- US Congress member Ilhan Omar visited Pakistan recently on a trip that potentially raises controversial subjects because she went to Kashmir and the trip could inflame Pakistani far-right nationalists.
The Times of India noted that Omar’s visit was “unofficial” and that her visit to “occupied Kashmir (PoK) did not represent the United States government in any way.” The report noted that India had condemned her trip to contested Kashmir as violating India’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.
- Recently, Pakistan carried out an airstrike in Afghanistan that massacred civilians. Reports say that dozens were killed in the airstrike and the New York Times said that 45 had been killed, citing to Afghan officials.
Omar has in the past slammed the US for airstrikes in Somalia and Syria and in Afghanistan but has been silent on the Pakistani airstrike and human rights abuses.
- President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will arrive in New Delhi on 23 Apr, Saturday to celebrate 60 years of relationship between India and the European Union.
- India has agreed to extend an additional $500 million credit line to help Sri Lanka import fuel, SL Finance Minister Ali Sabry said, amid delays in chalking out a bailout package with the IMF to mitigate the dire financial crisis facing the island nation.
- Officials from India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Ministry of Power, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Ministry of Coal held meetings with the German official.
The discussion revolved around India-Germany’s collaboration to scale up power generation through renewable sources to 500 GW by 2030 and to reach ‘Climate Neutrality’ by 2070.
- Dismissing UK Labour MP Naz Shah’s remarks on human rights in India, Indian scholar Maulana Shahabuddin Razvi Bareilvi said that Muslims here live in peace and any interference by a foreign nation in India’s internal matter is unwarranted. Confronting the UK MP’s comments, Razvi, Director of Islamic Research Centre, said.
🌎 WORLD NEWS 🌍
- Three Pakistani soldiers stationed in the Dewagar area of North Waziristan district were killed in an open firing by terrorists from inside Afghanistan.
- Pakistan has directed all foreign airlines to bring extra fuel when arriving in the country, which is grappling with a shortage of crude oil.
- Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel on Friday night, with no damage or injury reported, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said.
- WHO : World Health Organisation Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Nepal’s achievements in the health sector including the allocation of a good amount of budget for health services.
- UN Chief Antonio Guterres to meet President Volodymyr Zelensky in Ukraine next week.
- A tour boat with 26 people onboard was missing in rough waters off northern Japan on Saturday after issuing a distress call and reporting to be sinking, Japanese coast guard said.
- INDIAN PREMIER LEAGUE 2022
Kolkata Knight Riders vs Gujarat Titans,
Gujarat Titans won by 8 runs
GT – 156/9 (20)
KKR – 148/8 (20)
Player of the Match
(b) Royal Challengers Bangalore vs
Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 9 wkts
RCB – 68 (16.1)
SRH – 72/1 (8)
Player of the Match
- RCB batter Virat Kohli recorded his second consecutive golden duck in IPL 2022 on Saturday. Kohli was dismissed by SRH fast bowler Marco Jansen after edging a delivery to the slips. Kohli has now been dismissed for a golden duck five times in IPL history. Kohli has been dismissed for four single-digit scores in IPL 2022.
- Apr 24, Sunday
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians
at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
- Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian grapplers win one Gold, two Silver and two Bronze medals. Tokyo Olympics silver medallist
Dahiya won a gold medal in 57kg category at Asian Wrestling Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on Saturday and became first Indian wrestler to win three consecutive gold medals at the tournament.
- The BCCI on Saturday announced the venues for India’s five-match T20I series against South Africa, which will take place in June.
The first T20I will take place in Delhi on June 9. The second T20I will take place in Cuttack on June 12.
The remaining T20Is will be held in Visakhapatnam (June 14), Rajkot (June 17) and Bengaluru (June 19).
Formed : 15 Nov 2000
Gvnr : Ramesh Bais
CM : Hemant Soren (JMM)
Dist : 24
🥇Gold ₹ 53,080@10gm 24 (Krt)
🥈 Silver ₹ 71,600@ Kg
⛽ Petrol ₹ 108.72/Ltr
⛽ Diesel ₹ 102.02/Ltr
LPG : ₹ 1007 /14.2 Kg
🇮🇳 FACTS ABOUT INDIA 🇮🇳
The Great Banyan is a banyan tree (Ficus benghalensis) located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Howrah, near Kolkata, India. The great banyan tree draws more visitors to the garden than its collection of exotic plants from five continents. Its main trunk became diseased after it was struck by two cyclones, so in 1925 the main trunk of the tree was amputated to keep the remainder healthy; this has left it as a clonal colony, rather than a single tree. A 330-metre-long (1,080 ft) road was built around its circumference, but the tree continues to spread beyond it..
😀 Thought of the day
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequences of good habits
JOKE OF THE DAY
Advice to All Youth:
If you want to change the country, do it now. 🤷🏻♂️🤔🙄
Once you get married, you won’t be able to change even the TV channel! 🤪🤣😂
Why we keep Namaste 🙏🏻
There is a scientific reason behind the ‘Namaskar’ in Hindu culture. Joining both hands ensures touching the tips of all the fingers together, which are linked to pressure points in the eyes, ears, and mind. Pressing them together is said to activate these, helping us remember that person for a long time
1.eshaha kaha? (एषः कः)? – who is he?
2.saha Alexaha (सः अलेक्षः) – he is Alex
- eshaa kaa (एषा का) or saa kaa (सा का)? – who is she?
4.eshaa Reetaa (एषा रीटा) or saa Reetaa (सा रीटा) – she is Reeta
🤔 HOW IT WORKS ⁉
How intestinal worms are formed
One way to become infected with intestinal worms is eating undercooked meat from an infected animal, such as a cow, pig, or fish. Other possible causes leading to intestinal worm infection include: consumption of contaminated water. consumption of contaminated soil
💁🏻♂ GK TODAY
National Panchayati Raj Day 2021: It is observed on 24 April every year.
During the occasion, the best performing Panchayats/State/UTs are awarded under 5 categories of awards.
These awards are
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashktikaran Puraskar,
Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar,
Gram Panchayat Development Plan Award, Child-friendly Gram Panchayat Award, and e-Panchayat Puraskar for States/UTs only.
BORN TODAY 🐣💐
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar ( born 24 April 1973) is an Indian former international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team
🙏🏻 IDIOMS & PHRASES
The best thing since sliced bread
A really good invention
Borrow x Lend
brave ~ heroic
🛕 VEDIK GYAN
(kindly inform, if given info is differ from actual facts🙏🏻)
Why is lord Vishnu and most of his avtars are in blue?
Vishnu is the Supreme personality of Godhead. He is the infinite . He is the controller of the whole universe. The whole cosmos live in Him. Generally Lord Vishnu described as having blue skin. The color blue represents His infinite force.
According to a Dyana mantra of Lord Vishnu we can know that His complexion is as cloud of blue sky.
( Om Shantakaram bhujag sayanam Padmanavam suresham, Viswadharam gagana saddrishham meghabarnam subhaangam)
He is Bluish because he is infinite and immeasurable like the sky which end can’t be discovered
🧬 HEALTH CARE: HOME REMEDIES🩺
( Note : These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)
Health benefits of drinking lemon water:
- Enhances your Immunity
- Lemons are rich in potassium, as already described, which is good for heart health, as well as brain and nerve function.
- Improves digestion
- By improving enzyme activity, stimulating your liver, it helps flush out the toxins in your body
CH Nαʋҽҽɳ Kυɱαɾ…✒️
🙏 PLZ FOLLOW the GOVT. NORMS, MAINT SOCIAL DISTANCE, KEEP YOURSELF YOUR FAMILY SAFE🌼