DAILY GK: 15 MAR 2022

 DAILY GK: 15 MAR 2022

 

1. MUMBAI TARGET NET-ZERO CARBON EMISSIONS BY 2050

·         Mumbai announced its detailed framework to ‘zero out carbon emissions by 2050’ and became the first city in South Asia to set such a target.

·         Mumbai’s target is 20 years  ahead of  India’s target to reach net zero emissions by 2070.

 

2. AVB TO ESTABLISH INDIA’S 1ST ‘WORLD PEACE CENTER’ IN GURUGRAM, HARYANA

·         Ahimsa Vishwa Bharti (AVB) organization  will establish India’s first World Peace Center in Gurugram, Haryana. The  Center will work for the establishment of peace and harmony in the world. 

·         The Organization  will conduct programs of Peace Education, prepared with the coordination of ancient knowledge and modern science for students, teachers, youth, women, doctors, engineers, lawyers, etc.

 

3. T RAJA KUMAR APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THE FATF 

·         The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) appointed T. Raja Kumar of Singapore  as the President.

·         This  is the first time Singapore is taking charge of the FATF presidency. 

·         FATF The FATF is an intergovernmental organisation established by the G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, United States and European Union) to prevent and combat money laundering, terrorism, and proliferation finance.

·         Headquarters- Paris, France

 

4. WORLD ROTARACT DAY 2022 – 13TH MARCH 

·         World Rotaract Day is annually observed on 13th March to recognise and appreciate the service provided by the Rotaractors, members of Rotaract Clubs, across the globe (Roctract, meaning rotary in action). 

 

5. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF MATHEMATICS 2022 – MARCH 14 

·         The International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is annually observed across the globe on 14th March to celebrate mathematics and connect maths with all sorts of subjects, fields, and ideas. 

·         In several countries, March 14 (3/14) is celebrated as Pi Day to celebrate the mathematical constant π (pi), which is also known by the Greek letter tau (). 

·         The theme for the 2022 IDM by IDM314.org is “Mathematics Unites”.

 

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