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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

DAILY GK 22 AUG 2020

 DAILY GK 22 AUG 2020

1.           5th  SWACHH SURVEKSHAN 2020 -INDORE IS INDIA’S CLEANEST CITY

·              Madhya Pradesh’s Indore Creates record as India’s   cleanest city for the 4th consecutive time

·              Gujarat’s Surat and Maharashtra’s Navi Mumbai grabbed 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

 

2.           5th WORLD CONFERENCE OF SPEAKERS OF PARLIAMENT

·              5th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament (5WCSP) was inaugurated virtually.

·              Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla attended the inaugural ceremony.

·              The theme of the 5WCSP Conference is ‘Parliamentary leadership for more effective multilateralism that delivers peace and sustainable development for the people and planet’.

 

3.           RBI RELEASES NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL EDUCATION 2020-2025

·              There are the Strategic Objectives laid down in NSFE 2020-2025 and in order to achieve them, the document recommends adoption of a ‘5 C’ approach viz. Content, Capacity, Community, Communication and Collaboration.

·              -There should be insertion/updation of financial Literacy content for school children- VI to X (including curriculum and co-scholastic), teachers, young adults, women, new entrants at workplace/entrepreneurs (MSMEs), senior citizens, persons with disabilities, illiterate people, etc.

·              -Courses like B.Ed./M.Ed. should include financial education besides other teachers’ training courses to create a cadre of financially educated teaching professionals.

·              Governor– Shaktikanta Das

·              Deputy Governors– 4 (Bibhu Prasad Kanungo, Mahesh Kumar Jain, Michael Debabrata Patra, one is yet to be appointed).

 

4.           WORLD SNOOKER CHAMPIONSHIP 2020

·             English Professional Snooker Player Ronnie O’Sullivan won the World Snooker Championship for the 6th time by winning the 2020 World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England.

·             He defeated England’s Kyren Wilson 18-8 in the final of the Betfred World Snooker Championship

5.            ‘ONE ARRANGED MURDER’ BY CHETAN BHAGAT

·             A Book Titled ‘One Arranged Murder’ authored by Chetan Bhagat will be released worldwide on September 2020.

·             The fiction book portrays a murder mystery in the backdrop of an arranged marriage.

 

6.        INTERNATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE AND TRIBUTE TO THE VICTIMS OF TERRORISM 2020 – AUGUST 21

·              United Nations(UN)’s International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism is annually oserved on 21st August to commemorate and pay tribute to the victims and survivors of Terrorism acoss the globe.

 

7.        WORLD SENIOR CITIZEN’S DAY 2020: AUGUST 21

·              World Senior Citizen’s Day is observed annually on August 21 to raise awareness about the various issues including age deterioration and elder abuse that affect senior citizens.

 

8.           GOOGLE LAUNCHES KORMO JOBS APP IN INDIA

·             Google has launched an android app called “Kormo Jobs” for job seekers in India, which aims to provide entry-level jobs and helps job seekers find and apply for positions across India.

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