02 Nov (Wednesday)
Vedic Ritu: Sharad
Drik Ritu: Hemant (Prewinter)
पक्ष :: Shuklapaksh
Month: Kartika 24, (Purnimanta)
Vikram Samvat – 2079
Shaka Samvat – 1944
Tithi: Navami (up to 9:10 pm)/ Dashami
RahuKaal: 12:10 PM – 01:33 PM
Commonsense Gk @90% people fail to answer : https://youtu.be/PPcEFvXKc_Q
TODAYS TOP NEWS
- President Droupadi Murmu has said that the water crisis is a multidimensional and complex issue that needs to be dealt with through collective global efforts. She addressed the inaugural session of 7th edition of India Water Week being organised by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
- Department of Youth Affairs and Sports and its affiliate organizations-Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS) organized Unity Runs on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in all districts across the country.
- Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav today said that the government has set a target to increase the number of subscribers of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation(EPFO) from the existing 6.5 crores to 10 crores.
- MORBI BRIDGE COLLAPSE : PM Modi chairs high-level meeting, says authorities must stay in touch with affected families
- PM Modi met rescue and relief workers involved in the operation in the Machchhu river. Earlier Prime Minister along with Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel, visited the Civil Hospital in Morbi to meet the injured in the Morbi bridge collapse incident.
- Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated direct flights between Indore and Chandigarh on Tuesday.
- ‘Steel Man of India’ Jamshed Irani passes away at 86 at Tata Main Hospital in Jamshedpur.
- ASSAM ’s eminent artist, Neel Pawan Baruah has passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 84. Baruah was born in Jorhat to Assam’s eminent poet Binanda Chandra Baruah, popularly called ‘Dhwani Kobi’, and Labanya Prava Baruah.
- GUJARAT : Former BJP minister Prabhatsinh Chauhan joined the Congress in Fagvel, Gujarat on Tuesday ahead of the upcoming state Assembly elections. Chauhan was a BJP MP from Panchmahal from 2009-19 and also, a tribal development minister from 2004-07
- KARNATAKA : PM Modi will address the inaugural function of Invest Karnataka 2022, the Global Investors Meet of the state, via videoconferencing on Wednesday.
- KERALA : Thousands of people from different walks of life on Tuesday joined hands to form human chains at many places across Kerala, as part of the campaign against drug abuse.
- MAHARASHTRA : At least six workers were injured, including three in critical condition, after a boiler exploded at a steel rod manufacturing plant in Maharashtra’s Jalna district on Tuesday
- RAJASTHAN : PM Modi pays homage to unsung tribal heroes and martyrs of freedom struggle in Rajasthan. He was addressing the ‘Mangarh Dham ki Gaurav Gatha’ programme at Mangarh Dham in Banswara district of Rajasthan.
- UTTAR PRADESH CM Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated North India’s first hyper-scale data centre Yotta Yotta D1 built at the cost of Rs 5,000 crore and spread over an area of 3,00,000 square feet at the upcoming Data Centre Park in Greater Noida.
- Uttar Pradesh is set to have its fourth Tiger Reserve and 53rd tiger reserve in India. The tiger reserve is spread across over 529.36 sq km.
- Director General of Police DS Chouhan today unveiled new insignia of Uttar Pradesh Police at its headquarters in Lucknow. From now on, police personnel of all ranks will wear it on their uniform, UP Police said in a statement. The insignia, navy blue and red in colour, will be worn atop the nameplate on the right side of the uniform.
- TELANGANA : Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hoisted the national flag at Charminar in Hyderabad. The MP also paid tribute to his father Rajiv Gandhi. The annual event was organised in commemoration of Rajiv Gandhi’s visit to Charminar on October 19, 1990 to launch Sadbhavana Yatra.
- WEST BENGAL government’s Lakshmir Bhandar scheme has bagged the SKOCH award in the women and child development category. The award is a recognition for the government as well as the nearly two crore women of the state who have been empowered by the scheme.
- J&K : The Srinagar Police on Tuesday arrested three hybrid terrorists and seized a 10 kg improvised explosive device (IED) and two hand grenades from them.
- A threatening letter sent to the office of Registrar General of Uttarakhand High Court has been traced to an inmate of the Bilaspur Central Jail in Chhattisgarh, an official said on Tuesday. In the letter, which was sent a week ago, the accused demanded money.
- A sex racket, which was being run from a private guest house in Odisha’s Ganjam district, was busted by the police and 12 people were arrested. The arrested persons include customers, agents, who used to lure customers through WhatsApp messages, and the kingpin.
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BSE Sensex : 61,121.35 +374.76 (0.62%) 🔼
NIFTY : 18,145.40 +133.20 (0.74%) 🔼
- RBI launches pilot project of Digital Rupee in wholesale segment. (e₹-W) from 1st November. The use case for this pilot is settlement of secondary market transactions in government securities.
- The launch of the Digital Rupee is in line with the Finance Minister’s announcement of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in her Budget speech on 1st Feb 2022.The Finance Ministry expects that the CBDC will give a big boost to digital economy and will lead to a more efficient and cheaper currency management system.
- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a press release said the Digital Rupee will be used for settlement of secondary market transactions in government securities. It said that use of the E-Rupee is expected to make the inter-bank market more efficient.
- Senior bureaucrat Vivek Joshi on Tuesday took charge as the Secretary of the Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance.
- US-based private investment company Bain Capital on Tuesday sold 0.54% stake in Axis Bank. According to BSE data, 16.7 million shares were sold at ₹891.38 each, higher than the floor price of ₹888 set by the firm, taking the transaction size to ₹1,486.82 crore.
- SEBI has issued a cumulative fine of ₹1.05 crore on 21 entities for manipulating the share price of Sunstar Realty Development Limited (SRDL). SEBI has fined each entity ₹5 lakh and given a duration of 45 days to pay the fine.
- Indian Railways registered freight loading of 855.63 million tonnes (MT) during April-October 2022, marking a 9% increase from the last year’s record of 786.2 MT. Further, the Railways has earned ₹92,345 crore during the period, as compared to ₹78,921 crore earning made in the same period last year. This marks an improvement of 17% in Railways earning.
- Twitter banned 52,141 accounts in India for promoting child sexual exploitation, non-consensual nudity and allied content between August 26 and September 25.The micro-blogging platform, now owned by Elon Musk, also took down 1,982 accounts for promoting terrorism on its platform.
- Rishab Shetty’s Kannada film ‘Kantara’ was recently screened for spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar at the ashram of Art of Living in Bengaluru.
- Twitter will no longer allow subscribers of its Blue service to access ad-free articles, The Wall Street Journal reported citing sources. Twitter had described the ad-free feature as a way for publishers to earn more on a per-reader basis than they would from advertising. The report added that Twitter is planning to raise price of Blue to $19.99 from $4.99.
- Giridhar Aramane, on Tuesday assumed charge as the new defence secretary. Before assuming the office, Aramane laid a wreath at the National War Memorial in New Delhi and paid homage to the fallen heroes.
- India has emerged as a leading defence exporter in recent years and could fulfil Africa’s maritime, aerospace and defence requirements, with Mauritius, Mozambique and Seychelles becoming the major buyers of Indian arms during 2017-2021.
- Four terrorists have been killed in back to back anti-terrorist operations by security forces in south Kashmir.. Police said three terrorists were killed during an encounter in the Awantipora area, and one terrorist was killed in the Bijbehara.
- Chief Operations Officer of the Royal Bhutan Army, Lt General Batoo Tshering on Tuesday received Guard of Honour at the South Block.
- On the invitation of General Manoj Pande, the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, Lieutenant General Batoo Tshering, the Chief Operations Officer of the Royal Bhutan Army is in India for a visit
- Bhutan is important to India as a buffer state as it acts as a defence against China by protecting the chicken neck corridor. The Siliguri Corridor, or Chicken’s Neck, is a narrow stretch of land of about 22 kilometres.
- India’s Ministry of Defence is the world’s biggest employer with 2.92 million people, which includes combined active service personnel, reservists and civilian staff, according to a report in ‘Statista’
- Indian Army organises Marathon in J&K’s Bhaderwah : To promote everlasting peace, communal harmony and to inculcate sense of National Integration among youth, Indian Army’s 4 Rashtriya Rifles organised a Marathon in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bhaderwah on Tuesday morning.
- Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Ajay Bhatt visited the Maharashtra National Cadet Corps (NCC) Directorate on Tuesday, PRO (Defence) Mumbai informed. Bhatt interacted with NCC cadets there and lauded their contribution to various patriotic and social activities
✈ INTERNATIONAL NEWS
- External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar represented India at the SCO Council of Heads of Government meeting on Tuesday and underlined the need for better connectivity to unlock the economic potential.The 21st Meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of Government (CHG) was held on in a virtual format.
- Pakistan is now permanently housing Khalistani extremists in historic Gurudwaras that are visited by Sikh devotees from India and elsewhere in large numbers.
- Ravinder Singh Pinka, who along with his 8 accomplices, hijacked an Indian Airlines plane from Srinagar to Lahore in 1984 is roaming free at Gurdwara Panja Sahib and mingling with Sikh devotees who have gone to Pakistan to observe the 100th anniversary of ‘Saka Panja Sahib.’
- Indian government on Tuesday handed over 200 vehicles to the Himalayan country that would be utilized at the time of general elections slated for the 20th of this month.The Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Naveen Srivastava, handed over vehicles to Minister for Finance, Janardan Sharma, as a gift of India for logistical support
- Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) is India’s internal matter, Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud said Tuesday at a media interaction at the Press Club of India.
- Chinese President Xi Jinping & Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong sent a message of condolence to President Droupadi Murmu and PM Modi over the Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat.
- The 1st ASEAN-India Start-up Festival (AISF) was inaugurated by Dr. Srivari Chandrashekhar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology on 27th October 2022 in Bogor, Indonesia.
- Cuban Ambassador to India Alejandro Simancas Marin on Tuesday said more than 35 Indian companies are expected to participate in an international trade fair slated to be held in Havana.
🌎 WORLD NEWS 🌍
- Brazil’s electoral authority said that Luiz Incio Lula da Silva of the leftist Worker’s Party defeated incumbent Jair Bolsonaro to become the country’s next president.
- Israelis began voting on Tuesday for the fifth time in less than four years to elect a new parliament. Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is bidding for a comeback.
- Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina conferred the prestigious ‘Friends of Liberation War’ honour on former US Senator Edward M Kennedy posthumously on Monday in Dhaka for his contribution to the liberation of Bangladesh. The honour was handed over to his son Edward M Ted Kennedy Junior.
- South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo promised a thorough investigation into the Halloween crush over the weekend that killed more than 150 people in Seoul.
ICC MENS T20 WORLD CUP 2022
(a) Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka, 32nd Match, Super 12 Group 1
Sri Lanka won by 6 wkts
AFG – 144/8 (20)
SL – 148/4 (18.3)
Player of the Match
(b) England vs New Zealand, 33rd Match,
Super 12 Group 1
England won by 20 runs
ENG – 179/6 (20)
NZ – 159/6 (20)
Player of the Match
(c) Nov 02, Wed
Zimbabwe vs Netherlands
34th Match, Super 12 Group 2 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
09:30 IST / 04:00 GMT
(d) Nov 02, Wed
India vs Bangladesh
35th Match, Super 12 Group 2 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
13:30 IST / 08:00 GMT
- Union Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurial Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan signed an MoU with FIFA and the All India Football Federation for the ‘Football4Schools’ initiative in India
TAMIL NADU: CHENNAI
Frmn : 01 Nov 1956
Govrnr: R. N. Ravi
CM: M. K. Stalin (DMK)
Districts : 38
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🥈 Silver ₹ 65,000 @ Kg
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⛽ Gas. ₹ 63.39/Kg
LPG : ₹ 1,069/14.2 Kg
🇮🇳 FACTS ABOUT INDIA 🇮🇳
It is a festival celebrated in Kerala and is one of the most famous celebrations held in the evergreen state of India. It will be celebrated from 2nd November.
The annual Perunnal or feast at the Parumala Church in Thiruvalla is arranged as a compulsion in order to commemorate the death anniversary of Bishop Mar Gregorios Metropolitan, the declared saint of the Malankara Orthodox Church of Kerala. The bishop is interred in the church during the auspicious the occasion. During the Orma Perunnal day or commemorative feast, special prayers are offered and rituals performed.
😀Thought of the day
A snake knows more about what is happening around than any other creature, because it has no ears to listen to gossip, only direct perception.
JOKE OF THE DAY
Bill gates* – I am not a university topper, but today all university toppers are my employees.
Pappu : Bus yehi baat teri mujhe top Karen se rokta hai
Why can’t we hear ultrasound?*
The human ear has a perceived frequency range of 20 Hertz to 20 kHz. Any frequency below 20 Hz is classified as infrasound and any frequency above 20 kHz is classified as ultrasound.
Human middle ear apparatus makes it impossible to hear frequencies classified as ultrasound or infrasound.
Animals such as bats on the other hand use echolocation for hunting and can detect frequencies beyond 100 kHz.
आशाया ये दासास्ते दासाः सर्वलोकस्य ।*
आशा येषां दासी तेषां दासायते लोकः ॥
āśāyā ye dāsāste dāsāḥ sarvalokasya ।
āśā yeṣāṃ dāsī teṣāṃ dāsāyate lokaḥ ॥
People who are servants of desires are also servants of the whole world. For those to whom desire is a servant, the whole world also is a servant.
जो लोग इच्छाओं के सेवक हैं वे पूरी दुनिया के सेवक बन जाते हैं।
जिनके लिए इच्छा एक सेवक है, उनके लिए पूरी दुनिया भी एक सेवक है।
Nidra (निद्रा) literally means sleep
🤔 HOW IT WORKS ⁉
Biogas* is produced through the processing of various types of organic waste. … Digestion carried out by these microorganisms creates methane, which can be used as it is locally or upgraded to biogas equivalent to natural gas quality, enabling the transport of the biogas over longer distances.
💁🏻♂ GK TODAY
The largest state in terms of area is Rajasthan (342,239 Km2) followed by Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Uttar Pradesh is most populus state is India followed by Maharashtra and Bihar.
Jammu and Kashmir is the largest union territory in India in terms of area
BORN TODAY 🐣💐
Shah Rukh Khan (born 2 November 1965), Bollywood actor, film producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the “Badshah of Bollywood”, “King of Bollywood” and “King Khan”, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards.
The Government of India has awarded him the Padma Shri.
Anwar Sardar Malik (born 2 November 1960), best known as Anu Malik, is an Indian music director and singer. He is an Indian National Award and Filmfare Award winning music director, who primarily composes music for the Hindi film industry.
🙏🏻 IDIOMS & PHRASES
To hit the nail on the head’* – to describe exactly what is causing a situation or problem.
He hit the nail on the head when he said this company needs more HR support.
*Generosity × Altruism, bounty
Generosity: Stinginess, greed
🛕 VEDIK GYAN
(kindly inform, if given info is differ from actual facts🙏🏻)
Traditionally, Dhanteras marks the beginning of the five-day festival of Diwali, followed with Narak Chaturdashi, Diwali, Govardhan Puja and finally Bhai Dooj. … It is believed that Lord Dhanvantari was born on this day. That is why Dhanteras is also celebrated as the birthday of Lord Dhanvantari.
🧬 HEALTH CARE: HOME REMEDIES🩺
(Note : These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)
How to use natural antibiotic using honey and turmeric?*
Here is a simple recipe that you can use when you fall sick.
1/4th cup raw honey and1 tsp of ground turmeric
Mix all the ingredients together and stir well. Pour the mixture in a container with a lid and store in room temperature. Consume half teaspoon thrice a day to get rid of allergies, cold or flu.
CH Nαʋҽҽɳ Kυɱαɾ…✒️
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