12th August 2022 Current Affairs

12th August 2022 Current Affairs

12th August 2022 Current Affairs

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12th August 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:

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1. 49th CJI:

  • Justice Uday Umesh Lalit has been appointed the 49th Chief Justice of India.
  • He was the 2nd CJI directly elevated to the apex court bench from the bar.
  • In 1971 – Justice SM Sikri was the 1st lawyer to be elevated directly to the top court.
  • 124 – the president appoints the CJI.

2. SSI MANTRA:

  • Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute in New Delhi gets 1st ever ‘Made in India’ Surgical Robotic System.
  • It is aimed at providing the best oncological care.

3. 44th Chess Olympiad Winners:

S.No. Results – Women Results – Open
1. Gold – Ukraine Gold – Uzbekistan
2. Silver – Georgia Silver – Armenia
3. Bronze – India A Bronze – India B
  • The India A team consisted of Koneru Humpy, Harika, Rameshbabu Vaishali, Tania Sachdev, and Bhakti Kulkarni.
  • The India B team – Praggnanandhaa, Gukesh, Nihal, Raunak and Adhiban Baskaran.
  • Manuel Aaron, the 86-year-old Grandmaster from Chennai who was India’s first International Master is complimented by the Tamil Nadu government.
  • The 45th Chess Olympiad will be held in Budapest, Hungary in 2024.

4. Digital Currency:

  • According to the UN, the use of cryptocurrency rose globally at an unprecedented rate during the Covid 19 Pandemic
  • 3% of the Indian population owned digital currency in 2021 ranking 7th in the list of 20 global economies for digital currency ownership.
  • Ukraine topped the list with 12.7%

5. World Elephant Day:

  • Observed on 12th August.
  • Observed since 2012
  • To create awareness of elephant conservation and to share knowledge and positive solutions for the better protection and management of wild and captive elephants.
  • More than 60% of wild Asian elephants are in India.
  • India has 31 elephant reserves.
  • Project elephant – 1992

6. International Youth Day:

  • Observed on 12th August
  • Theme 2022 – “Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a world for all ages”

7. Udara Shakti:

  • Bilateral Air force between India and Malaysia.
  • Hosted by Malaysia.
  • The four days of exercise will witness the conduct of various aerial combat drills between the two Air Forces.

8. Center of Excellence for Vegetables:

  • Laid the foundation stone of the Indo–Israel Center of Excellence for Vegetables in Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Israeli experts are providing the centre’s technology as part of the India – Israel Action Plan.
  • The mission of Integrated Development of Horticulture is to fund the construction of the Center’s infrastructure for demonstration purposes.

9. Thagaisai Thamizhar Award:

  • Given to Veteran Communist Leader R Nallakannu.
  • Given by the government of Tamil Nadu
  • CPM leader N Sankaraiah was the first recipient of this award.

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