Monday, May 9, 2022

DAILY CA :8,9 MAY

 

DAILY CA :8,9 MAY

1.       13TH PERIODIC LABOUR FORCE SURVEY

·         In accordance with the 13th Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the Unemployment Rate (UR) for persons of 15 years and above in urban areas dipped to 8.7% in October-December (Q3) 2021 from 10.3% in Q3-2020. 

·         It was 9.8% in July-September (Q2) 2021.

·         NSO works under the aegis of Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

·         Headquarters– New Delhi, Delhi

 

2.       IRCTC’S BHARAT GAURAV TOURIST TRAIN

·         The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to run its First ‘Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train’ on June 21, 2022.

·         The proposed 17 Nights/18 Days pilgrimage will run on Ramayana Circuit identified under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme, covering prominent places associated with the life of Lord Shri Rama, including Ram Janaki temple in Janakpur located in Nepal.

·         The Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train is the Government of India’s initiative of Dekho Apna Desh, to promote domestic tourism.

 

3.       PRIYANKA MOHITE BECOMES FIRST INDIAN WOMAN TO SCALE FIVE PEAKS ABOVE 8,000M

·         Priyanka Mohite has become the first Indian woman to scale five peaks above 8,000 metres (m) after she climbed the third highest mountain in the world Mount Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), situated in the eastern Himalayas on the border between Sikkim state, north eastern India, and eastern Nepal

·         In 2021, The Government of India(GoI) awarded her with the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020 for outstanding contribution in the field of land adventure.

 

4.       2ND KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES

·         The 2nd edition of  Khelo India University Games (KIUG) 2021, a national level multi-sport event was hosted by the Karnataka government, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoYAS), and Jain University, Bengaluru (Karnataka). 

·         Its mascot was ‘Veera’, an elephant & the Logo of Khelo India University Games 2021 features the iconic Vidhana Soudha building – the Legislative House in Bengaluru – with two elephants on either side.

·         This edition has been won by Jain (Deemed-to-be University) with 20 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze medals. 

 

5.       SANTOSH TROPHY NATIONAL FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT 2021-22

·         The Kerala Football team won the 2021-22 Santosh Trophy, the 75th edition of the tournament defeating 32 time champions West Bengal.

·         This is the 7th time that Kerala has lifted the Santosh Trophy title. 

·         The 2021-22 Santosh Trophy was held at the Kottappadi Stadium and the Payyanad Stadium in Malappuram, Kerala.

·         Runner-up(West Bengal) will receive Kamala Gupta Trophy

·         The trophy is named after the late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh, now in Bangladesh.

 

6.       WORLD ATHLETICS DAY 2022 – MAY 7

·         World Athletics Day is annually observed across the globe on 7th May to encourage sports activities throughout the world and to promote the importance of fitness and health.  

·         World Athletics was formerly known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). 
IAAF was founded in Stockholm, Sweden on 17th July 1912. In 2019 the IAAF was renamed as World Athletics. 

·         Headquarters– Quai Antoine, Monaco

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