Monday, July 25, 2022

DAILY GK 19 JULY

 DAILY GK 19 JULY 

1.       INDIA’S 1ST AI-POWERED LOK ADALAT FOR FAST DISPOSAL OF CASES

·         India’s first AI (Artificial Intelligence)-powered digital LokAdalat by the Rajasthan State Legal Services Authority (RSLSA) was launched during the 18th All India Meet of State Legal Services Authorities (SLSA) held in Jaipur, Rajasthan.

·         It was launched by the Chairman of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), Uday Umesh Lalit.

·         Recently, a district court in Bihar gave a verdict in a land dispute case after 108 years, making it one of the oldest pending cases in India.

·         As per NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog report, it would take approximately 324 years to dispose all cases pending in India where 75-97% of legal problems never reach the courts.

·         The Digital LokAdalat will be used to dispose of pending disputes or disputes that are at the pre-litigation stage.

 

2.       DWARKA EXPRESSWAY – INDIA’S 1ST ELEVATED URBAN EXPRESSWAY TO BE OPERATIONAL BY 2023

·         The Dwarka Expressway, also known as the Northern Peripheral Road, is a part of Delhi-Jaipur-Ahmedabad-Mumbai arm of Golden Quadrilateral.

·         The 29 km  Expressway connecting Dwarka in Delhi to Gurugram in Haryana is being developed at a total cost of Rs 9,000 crores.

 

3.       G20 FINANCE MINISTERS AND CENTRAL BANK GOVERNORS MEETING 2022

·         The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) attended the 3rd FMCBG Meeting 2022 under Indonesia’s G20 Presidency in the Finance Track, which officially began as a hybrid event in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

·         The G20 is made up of 19 countries and the European Union.

·         The 19 countries are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the UK, and the US.

·         Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Finance Minister, attended the third session of the International Financial Architecture in Bali, Indonesia.

 

4.       SEBI APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF ASHISH CHAUHAN AS NEW MD & CEO OF NSE

·         Ashish Chauhan was appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) for a 5-year term.

·         The appointment was approved by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

·         Ashish Chauhan will take over the charge as the MD & CEO of  NSE once his 10-year stint at BSE Limited (formerly known as the Bombay Stock Exchange) ends in November 2022.

·         NSE was incorporated in 1992.

·         It was recognised as a stock exchange by SEBI in April 1993 and commenced operations in 1994.

·         NSE Chairperson-Girish Chandra Chaturvedi

 

5.       INS SINDHUDHVAJ DECOMMISSIONED

·         INS Sindhudhvaj, the submarine has been decommissioned by the Indian Navy (IN) after serving for about 35 years in Visakhapatnam.

·         INS Sindhudhvaj was commissioned in June 1987 and it is also one of the 10 Kilo class boats that was acquired from Russia between 1986 and 2000.

·         The kilo-class boats are called Sindhgosh class submarines after the addition of lead vessels.

·         INS Sindhudhvaj means flag bearer and its crest depicts the grey colour nurse shark.

 

6.       SPACEX DRAGON RESUPPLY SPACECRAFT LEFT TO ISS FOR CLIMATE SCIENCE RESEARCH FROM  US

·         A SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft carrying more than 5,800 pounds of science experiments, crew supplies, and other cargo has left for the International Space Station (ISS) from NASA’s (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Kennedy Space Center in Florida, United States (US).

·         It was launched through the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

·         It aims to help carry out climate science research in space.

 

7.       SINGAPORE OPEN BADMINTON TITLE 2022

·         Indian Badminton Player Pusarla Venkata (PV) Sindhu (27) grabbed Singapore Open 2022 Super 500 trophy in Women’s Singles final after defeating China’s Wang Zhiyi.

·         This Super 500 event was organized by the Singapore Badminton Association at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore

·         Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (Indonesia) won Men’s Singles title won by defeating Kodai Naraoka (Japan).

 

8.       DAY OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2022 – JULY 17

·         The Day of Criminal Justice is annually observed across the globe by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 17th July to recognise the efforts of organisations working towards bringing justice to international criminal acts like crimes against humanity, genocide, war crimes and crimes of aggression.

·         Theme  Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment.

·         International Criminal Court (ICC) Headquarters – Hague, Netherlands

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