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Daily News Digest:12 April 2022

SPACEX LAUNCH OF VISITORS TO SPACE STATION

On April 8, 2022, SpaceX deployed three wealthy people in business and their astronaut escorts to the International Space Station. They will spend more than a week on the space station.

RBI GUIDELINES ON DIGITAL BANKING UNITS

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued recommendations for the country's banks to establish digital banking units (DBUs). In the Union Budget 2022-23, an announcement was made regarding the establishment of 75 DBUs in 75 districts.

HD1: MOST DISTANT GALAXY EVER SEEN

A galaxy known as HD1 may be the most distant object yet discovered by scientists. The brilliance of this galaxy could be attributed to a vast black hole at its centre or the formation of large primordial stars.

REPORT ON 'EXPANDING HEAT RESILIENCE'

According to a new paper titled 'Expanding Heat Resilience,' India's cities and districts must step up efforts to safeguard the vulnerable throughout the summer. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the report was released as the country saw its warmest March since 1901, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

CHINA'S EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE, DUBBED 'GAOFEN-3 03,'

On April 7, 2022, China launched a new Earth monitoring satellite. This satellite will join the country's land-sea radar satellite constellation. It will take photographs to aid China in protecting its maritime interests.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR MISSION

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has constituted an expert advisory committee. This committee was formed to carry out the government's ambitions to make India a global leader in semiconductor manufacture, innovation, and design.

MAHATMA JYOTIRAO PHULE BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Jyotirao Phule was born on April 11, 1827. He was an anti-caste reformer and social activist who, along with his wife, Savitribai Phule, worked to uplift neglected children and women and promoted women's education.

SOLID FUEL DUCTED RAMJET (SFDR) BOOSTER

India successfully flight-tested the Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) booster missile system on April 8, 2022. The experiments were carried out at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, Odisha.

WORLD DOUBLES SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dipika Pallikal won the mixed doubles and women's doubles championships at the World Doubles Squash Championships, teaming up with Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa.

GUJARAT ‘MADHAVPUR MELA’

On 10th April 2022, President Ramnath Kovind inaugurated the annual Madhavpur Mela. It is a five-day cultural fair that is held in Madhavpur, the coastal village located 60 kilometres south of Porbandar.

RBI DRAFT NORMS FOR TRADE VIA E-COMMERCE

The Reserve Bank of India has proposed modifying existing standards to rationalise and simplify the payment settlement procedure for imports and exports via e-commerce.

7 OLDEST MOUNTAIN RANGE IN INDIA 2022

India has some of the highest mountain ranges and mountain roads globally. India is a land of huge natural diversity. From snow-capped mountains to deserts and sandy coastlines, the natural landscape is as diverse as the culture and tradition of the nation. There are many mountain ranges in India, including the longest and oldest mountain ranges. All these mountain ranges in India have a profound impact on the country's weather conditions, lifestyle, religious beliefs, and economic development.

INDIA SUCCESSFULLY TESTED THE PINAKA MK-I

The Indian Army and the Defence Research and Development Organization successfully flight-tested a new variant of the Pinaka rocket system at the Pokhran firing ranges. Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems were among them. With these testing, the initial phase of EPRS technology absorption by industry has been accomplished, and the industrial partners are ready for user trials/series manufacture of the rocket system.

WORLD HOMEOPATHY DAY

Every year on April 10, World Homeopathy Day is marked to raise awareness about homoeopathy and its contribution to the world of medicine.

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